Sunday, 31 May 2009

Off we go!

I've had a busy ol' week with one thing or another, but I shan't bore you with the details because I am sooooooo excited to remind all blog-challenge lovers that today some fabulous blog-buddies and myself have launched our Winter Wonderland blog. And if you love Christmas, but would prefer to do it without all the stress that goes with it, then this is the place for you because we're going on a slooooow journey to the festive season, but preparing for it well in advance. So come along for the ride, join in the fun and get yourself into the spirit of things - come November, you'll be so glad you did!!! ;o) And Teri has a fabulous stack of blog candy to giveaway to one lucky winner too - what more incentive could you want!!!

So, to kickstart, here is my first offering for our first theme - Oh Christmas Tree:

And just for the fun of it, I also made a contemporary one as well - a bit out of my comfort zone but I got the idea from a card I received from a lovely forum friend last year and I really liked it, so this is my version:

And then I also used this week's Saturday Sketch to make this little gift box. There's nothing like crafting for Christmas in the sunshine, let me tell you!
So I hope to see as many of you over there joining in with our weekly themes. They're not all going to be cards, we have a few crafty tricks up our sleeves too ;o)

Thanks for popping in, see you in Winter Wonderland! :o) xx


  1. Wow Anne you have been busy. Three fantastic christmas creations. I particuarly like the contemporary one it is very striking. Hugs Pascalex

  2. *Gasp* all of them fabulous! And all so different! And I'll say it again, thanks SO much for having such a brilliant idea and for making it into something we can all benefit from ;-) xx

  3. Oh Anne, WOW!!!! these are all gorgeous cards, the top one is so elegant, as is the bottom, the middle one has so much wow factor! awesome work.

  4. Gorgeous cards Ane, love the Christmas tree one and the BP looks fab

  5. Love them all Anne :o) They are all so different, but all beautiful. The contemporary one is fab! You work well outside your comfort zone! xxx

  6. Wow Anne these are fabulous!
    Love your wonderful designs and your paper and detail are just gorgeous!
    kim x

  7. Wow three great cards I really like the first one so elegant.


  8. Hi Anne
    Wow gorgeous set of cards and the gift box is so beautiful...

    Mmm might have to dust off the cobwebs and get my Xmas stash out!!


  9. Three fantastic christmas creations, beautiful box

  10. anne thanx for helping me out with the link to my blog! by the way you have a great blog here xx jo xx

  11. your trees are all fab but my fav is the top one xx jo xx

  12. All three cards so unique and so beautiful, from elegant to comtemporary.. you nailed them all

  13. Nice card !!!!
    thanks for joining us to S.S.
    Good luck for blogs candy's !!!
    hugs coco

  14. What beautiful designs you have done. Love the colours you have inked up on the first card..really stunning.

  15. WOW!! FABULOUS cards!! you did a beautiful job!

  16. Hi Anne I have a little something on my blog for you. Hugs Pascale

  17. Anne, thank you so much for your kind words about my blog.... you don't know how much that meant to me. I am really looking forward to your Winter WOnderland challenges, and am SO glad I found the site. It looks like you have your hands full with all of your blogs. Thanks again and stop by my blog again soon! Carol


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