Friday, 11 November 2011

Victorian Christmas

Morning girls
We've a corker of a challenge for you this week on Totally Papercrafts.
So, seeing as it's the lovely Victoria's turn to set the theme she's gone for...
yes, I hear you groaning girls!!!  I feel your pain, been there and done that lol
Our sponsor for this week is

and the lucky winner will get to choose four digital images from their vast range.
Here's my effort

I really didn't know where to start with this one then I remembered some vintage style ATC sheets I've had in me stash since the year dot.  So I inked them up and layered them onto a piece of green paper that's been laying in me bits box for an age too.  Then I got to colouring the image using traditional reds and greens and I think I almost nailed it lol.  The poinsietta flowers were cut from another ATC and layered up for some added depth.  A bit of cream lace which I now wish I'd inked a little too completed the card.
I tell ya, this is so out of my comfort zone but what's a challenge if it doesn't challenge us right?
Do pop over to the challenge blog for loads more inspiration from my lovely teamies and of course, play along with us if you'd like.
I'll be back later with my Polka Doodles DT card too, so toodle pip till then:)
Anne x
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  1. Anne this is so pretty, I love the papers. Joey x

  2. I love it, I know you hated the challenge theme but I appreciate that you have made such a lovely card for it xxxx

    hugs xxx

  3. Hi hun
    a fabulous card, fab colouring hun, lovely papers & design, have great weekend, sue,x

  4. I think you nailed it Anne, and I love the touch of the lace in the background. What says vintage more than lace?

  5. Your coloring is divine Anne and the DP and Poinsettias are perfectly Victorian. Have a great weekend, Linda

  6. Well, I really love this Anne. I think the soft green of that background paper is gorgeous and you did a great job colouring the tree.
    Caroline xxx

  7. Fabulous Victorian card Anne, lovely image and so beautfully coloured, gorgeous papers and lace.hope you have a great weekend.
    Wendy xx

  8. Gorgeous card :-) you really got the Victorian look perfectly ! everything is fabulous :-)

    I think we were all out of our comfort zone this week ,, but it does us good to push ourselves eh :-)

    Lols x x x

  9. A fab card!
    Thank you for joining us at Little Claire's x

  10. Wonderful victorian card & I love the pretty papers & lace you used too. Thanks for playing along with us at Paper Sundaes this week :)

  11. Anne,your card is fantastic.Love your choice of papers and embellies,great design.
    Seems like we all have been challenged this week:)

  12. fab - totally pulled this one off - love it hun
    Sarah x

  13. Well it might have been a challenge for you Anne, but you have done an amazing job ... LOVE it.
    cathy xx

  14. The lace you have used just adds that special touch to a lovely card. Thanks so much for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week.

  15. This is just lovely Anne!! Fabulous choice of DP for this tree image. This reminds me of Christmas when I was little. Love it. ~jeni :)


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Anne x

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