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Sunday, October 9, 2011

An Oldie but A Goodie

It is cloudy and really windy here today .. even the little windmill in my backyard, which I brought with me from Amsterdam two weeks ago was turning round .. .. must still post some photos.. 

and it's getting cooler as well after it rained yesterday and the day before. Definitely not a day to go to the beach .. It looks like it's seen the last of us for this year, I even got some blankets out!
These are my kids this Summer enjoying themselves diving... not me .. I don't dive .. wish I did!!

Well, so, with this weather, we just stayed indoors.. hubby headed off to his garage, kids found something to do.. and me ... big smile .. in my craft room... where else yay :)

This is one of the cards that I did 

Seeing this week's challenge at Lily Of The Valley, LET IT SNOW, and not having.. yet... one of their newest gorgeous Christmas stamps to play along, I remembered one of my oldie stamps from LOTV which I hadn't used for such a long time and which I had bought before I even started blogging! I thought it would still be perfect, even though an oldie and retired as well!

So after checking out some challenges, I found me some purple based penguin papers which were perfect for two challenges I found .. and of course the embossing snowflakes and Spellbinders die-cut snowflake for the Let It Snow.. Today I decided to keep the cuts attached to the big snowflake, not pop them off. I like how they looked on this shiny silvery card.


My challenges
LOTV 115 - LET IT SNOW
Oldie But A Goodie - WINGS (the penguin wings on my paper)
Little Claire's 14 - CHRISTMAS
Fab 'n' Funky 93 - DIE CUT OR PUNCHES

Thank you for looking today

Hope you are having a nice Sunday.

Hugs
xxx



26 comments:

Heidi said...

I agree Dora, I like the way the die cut snowflakes look without popping out the detail part. Love this little LOTV, have not seen it before, but it looks brilliant and all your colours look great together. hugs heidi x

Tina said...

great pictures....i have always wanted to dive...but i dont dive...im with you..lol...i love the x-mas card so cute and pretty papers and colors..

Tina

Vicky said...

Fabulous card Dora...love the image and super snowflakes too hun...and wow your piccies are super too...!

big hugs Vicky xx

Margreet said...

What a lovely windmill and photos...your card is gorgeous...so love the backing papers!
xxx Margreet

chrissy xx said...

Gorgeous! LOve this backing paper! Not seen this image before...But sooo cute! LOve those boots Dora! They sparkle!
Chrissyxx

Jo Davies said...

Great pics beautiful sea shots.... and a beautiful card too! Sending big hugs Jo xxx

Chrissy said...

This is so gorgeous Dora...love the papers and such a cute image, fab colouring...the snowflakes are beautiful, all shiney and really stand out...gorgeous..

Luv CHRISSYxx

heidy said...

Wow fabolous card Dora!
Thanks for joining fab'n'funky this week!
Hugs Heidy

pinky said...

Thats just gorgeous Dora. Love the penguin papers.

sallysbitz said...

The weather has changed here too, boo hoo. I was not born to be in the cold Lol

Your sons looked like they were having great fun. I could not sea dive either, but hubby would love to do it.

Your card is gorgeous, love the colour combo & layout x

hugs sally x
sallysbitz.blogspot.com

Sandra said...

Wow pictures are fabulous as is your card:) Sandra H

Fleur said...

A gorgeous card Dora, Stunning pics too.
Hugz Fleur xXx

EFI said...

Hello Dora! Amazing photos!!! And your card is fabulous!!! Hugs

coldwaters2 said...

Oh my word Dora this is one beautiful cards what fantastic papers, the colours, design and that gorgeous image look super.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Ginny said...

GORGEOUS!! Thanks for joining us at fab'n'funky this week!

Cheryl said...

Fabulous pictures and a beautiful card,love that DP!!!
Hugs xx

Jennifer said...

Grat pictures and gorgeous make! xx Jenny xx

Georgina said...

A beautiful card. Lovely cute image and bright colours.

Thank you for joining Little Claire blog challenge.

Georgina said...

A beautiful card. Lovely cute image and bright colours.

Thank you for joining Little Claire blog challenge.

Heike said...

This is a fab card. Thanks for joining this month's Little Claire challenge. x

Francesca said...

Hi
what a brilliant Card

thanks for joining us at OLDIE BUT A GOODIE CHALLENGE and good luck!

Hugs
Francesca

MacKenzie said...

I'm pretty sure that patterned paper is the cutest thing I've ever seen! I'm so glad you joined us for our Purple Challenge over at Christmas Stampin' All Year Long :-)

Donna Mosley said...

Dora, this is so lovely. Thanks for joining us at Little Claire's.

Donna x

Becky G said...

Very pretty card! I love those snowflakes and your use of purple on your card! So glad you joined us in this weeks challenge at CSAYL. Hope you join us again!

:-) Becky

Mahmood Ali said...

Such a beautiful designing i really like it....
Plastic Card
Plastic Cards

Louise said...

Ooh, this is lovely - fab image and colour scheme!
Thank you for joining us at Little Claire's x

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