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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Belle wears bells!

Well, it's time for a little inspiration at Little Miss Muffet's challenge blog. I made this Christmas card using the image named Jr. Hatter Belle. I love making Christmas cards year round and my favorite color combination is the traditional red and green!


The three long banners down the side of this card are made from washi tapes. I taped on white paper and then cut the flag ends. The die cut around my image is from Sue Wilson and the 3 jewels on the side are jewels with crinkled foil behind them.



The sentiment on the oval image is actually stamped using a clear stamp set that I curved (the nice thing about clear stamps and how flexible they can be) and stamped. I always panic when stamping right on my image!  I test test test and then take the chance on my image. This time it worked great! And below is a picture of my bow. I used a brad (with the legs cut off) and glued it to the middle of my bow. This little brad was so perfect with the paper. So many people like my bows, and I'm always pleased to hear that since I can't be separated from my little bow tool for long. 


Challenge 161 is entering it's second and final week so if you have a card you'd like to enter in the challenge, the time to do it is now.  One lucky winner will be awarded a $10.00 Gift Voucher to the LMMS shop!

                                                                                                       Thanks for stopping by!
                                                                                 Gail
This card is entered in the following challenges:
CCC Digi Creations Challenge 71, Add Some Glitter
The Ribbon Girl Challenge April Use Any Image
Dragonfly Dreams Challenge May, AG
Hiding In My Craft Room Challenge 298, Any Holiday
Glitter 'n Sparkle Challenge 236, AG
Crafty Awesomeness Challenge April, AG
Pammie's Inky Pinkies Challenge 1717, AG
Incy Wincy Designs Challenge So So Cute
Artistic Inspirations Challenge 177, Ribbon or Lace
Creative Moments Challenge 116, AG
Aud Sentiments Challenge 178, Use a Stamp for your Sentiment
Scrapper's Delights Challenge 65
Di's Digi Designs Challenge Use Something Digital
Crafty Friends Challenge 56, AG
Christmas Card Challenges Challenge 11, AG
A Snowflakes Promise Challenge 39, AG
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge 56, AG
Creatalicious Challenge Challenge 113, AG
Sparkles Forum Challenge 91, Favorite Color Combo (red and green)
Scrapbook Stamp Society Challenge 115, AG
Digi Choosday Challenge 16, AG
Crafty Sentiments Challenge April 25, AG
Lemon Shortbread Challenge 40, AG
Stamp Art Papel Challenge 96, AG
Through The Class Room Door Challenge April 25
Crafty Creations Challenge 340, AG
Crafty Gals Corner Challenge 120, AG
Inspiration Destination Challenge 127, AG
Crafting by Designs Challenge Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas,
The House That Stamps Built Challenge A2617, AG
The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge B:  Brad, Bells, Bow, Belle (image’s name)
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Challenge AG



42 comments:

  1. So cute and so beautiful! Fabulous design Gail, so bright and crisp, perfect with the cute image...and how beautifully coloured she is! Love the glittery banners with that stunning bow too!
    Chris
    x

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  2. Absolutely festive creation, Gail, and I also love the traditional red/green of the holiday. You've gotten just the right amount of glitz to your card, and love your banners, along with your bow and brad (which the tree matches your background paper, too). Your coloring is terrific, and very fitting verse to go along with the bells on this elf's hat. Have a wonderful day, Gail, with bells on !!

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  3. Gorgeous Christmas card!Thanks for joining us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.Good luck and Hope to see you again.Gr.Kaija Dt-membe

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  4. Such a beautiful card! I love the traditional colours and fab image. Thank you for sharing with us at the Ribbon Girl, good luck and I hope you will join us again.
    Hugs
    Gina xx
    https://www.ribbongirl.co.uk/catalog/

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  5. Beautiful Christmas card Gail, love your colouring and pretty layout. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Crafty Sentiments Designs. We would love to see you again ... Anet DTx

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  6. Stunning Christmas card. Thank you for joining us at Scrapper’s Delights Challenge Blog. Good luck with your entry.
    Angie DT

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  7. Loving this fab card the colours are brilliant like you this is my favorite combo as well. Loving those banners and amazing bow as well Stunning card Love and hugs Carole x

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  8. Oh this is just super. Wow, great image and wonderfully coloured. What caught my eye was the way you have placed your ribbons under the bow, the striped affect with the bow looks absolutely amazing. Stunning work. Thank you for sharing with us here today at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Annette DT Registered Owners/Admin for World Wide Open Design Team Challenge



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  9. Hi Gail, a wonderful Christmas card for your stash, the little elf is coloured perfectly. Thank you for joining in with us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends, have a wonderful weekend... Megan DT Lil Patch of Crafty Friends

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  10. Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 330 – you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for April - I'd love to see it there too x

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  11. Gorgeous, yep traditional red and green always pops! Lovely image and the bow is wonderful. Thanks for sharing with us at Aud Sentiments and hope to see you again soon.
    Hugs, Sandy

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  12. Lovely card Gail, thanks for joining us at Scrappers Delight and good luck with your entry. Wendy DT xx
    http://scrappers-delights-challenge-blog.blogspot.co.uk/search?updated-max=2017-04-08T09:00:00%2B01:00&max-results=3&start=3&by-date=false

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  13. Wow this is so beautiful. Love your layout and the coloring is wonderful
    Thank you so much for joining us this week at Through The Craft Room Door ATG challenge. I do hope you will come back again next week and join in again!
    Linda DT TTCRD
    ladybugstampers.blogspot.com

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  14. Oh my...a real showstopper Gail!! xx

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  15. OMG so adorable!!! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood’s ‘The Letter B’ challenge and please come back again soon!
    Darlene
    one of the 'Sistahs'
    The Sisterhood of Crafters
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit!

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  16. What a cute fun card. Thanks for joining the Sisterhood's "Letter B" challenge.

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  17. Cute as can be, and you're one up on your Christmas 2017 cards! Thanks for joining us at The House that Stamps Built!

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  18. This is so adorable AND beautiful!!! Such a sweet image, and I LOVE those sparkly banners. I've been on a curved sentiment kick lately, too and it definitely can be soooo scary! But the cool look is really worth it. Thanks for playing with The House That Stamps Built. (you could also enter this at the Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra challenge at www.craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge2.blogspot.co.uk--but hurry because it closes Sunday night!)

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  19. I am very glad you joined us this week at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge Blog. I hope you had a fantastic time!!! See you back very soon to play in another amazing challenge. :)

    TTFN,

    CraftyGirl
    craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com
    Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Design Team Member

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  20. So cute, pretty and bright. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Sparkles Monthly Challenges.
    Hugs
    Cathy DT Member
    xxxxxx

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  21. Very cute and in April - you got a jump on your holiday cards. Thanks for joining us at The House that Stamps Built this week.

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  22. Fab as always! Thanks for joining at Lemon Shortbread: Anything Goes
    Hugs
    Dewi

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  23. Cute, cute! Thanks for linking up at Christmas Card Challenges! Karen (CCC DT)

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  24. This is a fabulous card and good for you getting a start on your holiday cards. I'm so lucky to have you on the Little Miss Muffet team! :D

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  25. This is just gorgeous.. loving all the bling xx

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  26. Lovely cute card thanks for sharing with creatalicious Rachel DT

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  27. This is fabulous, so creative and colorful. Love the colors and the gorgeous image :) Thank you for joining us at Crafting By Design and good luck xxx

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  28. What a great card, so bright and cheerful. Well Done.
    Thank you for sharing with us over here at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Angela DT for  http://worldwideopendesignteamchallenge.blogspot.com.au/...

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  29. Lovely digi and sweet card.
    Thanks for joining with us at Retarte.
    Yaiza DT

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  30. Hello again Gail…. You have made another beautiful card…. Love traditional colour on cute christmas cards...Thanks for entering it into the ‘Anything Goes’ challenge at Crafty Friends Challenge Blog. Good luck in the draw and we would love you to join us again for our next challenge.
    [Diane Louise, Team Leader for Crafty Friends Challenge Blog]

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  31. Great Christmas card love the cute image and gorgeous bow----Thank you for joining us at Crafting From The Heart
    Carol DT x

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  32. Gail, thank you for the tip on using washi tape. Very Creative and I am going to scraplift it. Thank you for joining us over at Crafty Gals Corner Challenges. DT/Jana CGCC

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  33. Love your card, so bright and colourful and great image
    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge this week.

    Jo x

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  34. What a brilliant and bright Christmas card,

    Thanks for joining in our Stamp your Sentiment challenge at Aud sentiments,

    Hugz Tinz

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  35. Beautiful Christmas card
    Thanks for joining us at Retarte96
    Maria Pilar DT

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  36. Oh my goodness! Fabulous Christmas card. Thank you so much for joining us at Polkadoodles Digi Choosday and best of luck with your entry.

    Jane DT for  http://https://digichoosday.blogspot.co.uk

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  37. Very beautiful card. I love your coloring. Thanks for joining us at Inspiration Destination. I hope to see you again on the next challenge! Good luck!!! Patricia

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  38. Your card is beautiful! The image is so cute. Thank you for joining us at Scrapbook Stamp Society. We would love to see you again!
    ~ Bonnie DT

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  39. Adorable, love the layout of the card, love your coloring! Thanks for playing along with Christmas Card Challenges.

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  40. Fabulous christmascard! Gorgeous image and the perfect layout and paper!
    Thank you for joining us at Digi Choosday! Hester

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  41. Gail this is gorgeous .
    Thanks for join us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.
    Good Luck and hope to see you again

    Greetings Karin DT Coördinator

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  42. A lovely card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes with optional birthday” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

    Hugs,
    Melanie
    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

    (DT Crafty Friends)

    (DT The Sketchy Challenges)


    PS: Sorry for the late comment, life had been very busy the past couple of weeks…

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