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Monday, September 7, 2015

Christmas Angel with Harp*

Good morning everyone!  Happy Labor Day :)  I hope everyone has had a nice long weekend! I have been crafting. Kevin and I went for a little ride on the bikes yesterday morning, but other than that we have just been hanging out. I think my Father-in-Law is a bit nervous about his trip back home, so we have been taking it easy. It is a LONG day ahead for him in the air. It is a long trip from Georgia to Australia! He leaves this evening, so I'll be crafting until we head to the airport.

Here is my Christmas card for today:











I've used Harp Angel from Di's Digi Designs. I colored her with Copic Markers and did a small bit of layering. I added some clear Wink of Stella to the colored harp. I also added gold Wink of Stella to the star and her halo. All of the papers, except for the card base, are scraps and I cut all the card pieces with my Silhouette Cameo. I embossed the white in the background with some clouds. I added a bit of yellow ribbon and the gems around the card. I also added a bit of yellow stitching on the top. The Joy To The World is stamped. I decorated the inside so that it was easier to write on the easel card.

Copic Markers Used:
  • Skin: E000, E00, E01, E11, E13; R20
  • Hair: Y00, Y11, Y15, YR23
  • Harp: Y11, Y15, YR24
  • Wing: E40, E41
  • Blue on Dress: B0000, B00, B01, 0
Challenges:



40 comments:

SmilynStef said...

Love the stitched frame and fun easel design ... so glad you joined our game of Tic-Tac-Toe at Jingle Belles.

brenda said...

What a pretty card and you certainly have lots of layers, many thanks for joining in at Allsorts this week.

B x

Jennifer Bradley said...

What a super cute christmas card you have created, love the angel image and colouring. Fab design. thanks for joining our challenge at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends and we hope to see you again. Jennifer DT Member xx

Jacee said...

Very cute festive design, love it
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Pia S said...

I love this unusual color combo for a Christmas card and you've paid a lot of attention to the layout and details as well. A really sweet card.

Faith A said...

What a lovely Christmas card and a cute angel. I love the design of the "stop" in the card too. Thank you for joining us at Digitally Sweet!

Anna said...

Cute card! :) Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter. Good luck in the challenge, hope to see you again.
Hugs Anna

Jac said...

such a pretty easel card, love the dimension you have given to the sweet angel, thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week, Jac x

Deborah Artliff said...

What a really pretty card and i love the image and your design is wonderful.

Debs xx
{Debs Cards}

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

This is totally adorable! Thank you for joining in at The Paper Shelter this week, good luck! Hugs Susan x

Lynne K said...

So sweet! Love the easel design. Thanks for sharing it with us at Stamping Sensations.

Lynne

Carole Robb Bisson said...

The layers are beautiful and that image is really adorable. Thank you so much for taking time to post your very creative art with us this week at Word Art Wednesday, in our 199th challenge.
Blessings and Hugs, Carole

Karen Letchworth said...

Such a sweet card, and that beautiful ribbon is the perfect touch. Thanks for sharing with us, and please stop by again soon.
Blessings,
Karen
Really Reasonable Ribbon

Wendy L said...

Lots of layers on your lovely card Susan, thanks for joining us at Allsorts this week, xxx

mags said...

A lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenges.
Mags
x

Cristina - La Marmotta Creativa - said...

Beautiful work!!!! Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion :-)
Cristina DT

Patricia Chalas said...

such a cute card!!
thanks for playing along with us at CSAYL challenge blog!

lyn hitchcock said...

Awesome card thank you for sharing with us at Crafting with an Attitude - good luck and hope to see you again soon
Lyn - DT

beatriz blazquez arrabal said...

This christmas card is very sweet, I love this touch of glitter. thanks for join us at Creative momenst, good luck and hope to see you next time. Hugs Beatriz DT

E said...

Beautiful easel card!! Thanks for joining us at Kraftin Kimmie WW Challenge! Hugs

Nana said...

WOW!!!! stunning. Thanks for linking up over at 2 Creative Chicks

Have a creative day.
Nana
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Nana said...

Me again. Thanks for linking up over at Silhouette Challenges

Have a creative day.
Nana
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Crafty Moone Cards said...

Great cards, thanks for sharing with us a CSAYL. Sue x

Tracy Wray aka Trak said...

Thank you for taking part in our art by miran challenge,
I very much enjoyed looking at your project and all
the time and detail you put into it, good luck hugs tracy

lauren bergold said...

such a super-cute holiday card! thanks for joining our tic-tac-toe fun at JINGLE BELLES!

Helene E said...

Wonderful creation! Thank you for entering our challenge at Allsorts, hope to see you again!

Gale said...

Cute card Susan. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Calendar in our "Anything Goes Challenge" and we hope to see you again real soon. Hugs, Gale DT

KT Fit Kitty said...

Oh, this is wonderful, Susan! Your cards are always such a joy to see! Beautiful colouring and I love how you pop up parts of the image! So glad you linked up with us at Glitter n Sparkle for our Anything Goes challenge. Wishing you the best of luck in our prize draw!

KT Fit Kitty
Glitter n Sparkle DT

THE BLUEBERRY BEAR said...

Thanks for joining our Anything Goes challenge at Bugaboo Stamps' Catch the Bug blog with your pretty easel Christmas card this week. Good luck in the draw - we hope to see you again soon!
love
Jen Leeflang
Bugaboo Stamps DT

Sue from Oregon said...

Such a fun creation...love making all the card elements with my Silhouette-you craft like me!!!


Thanks for joining our Silhouette Challenges for September-Anything Goes

♥ Sue Kment

Granmargaret said...

Lovely card. Thank you for joining the challenge at A Bit More Time to Craft, Digitally Sweet and Not Just Cards. Hope to see you again next time.

Kimbo said...

Sweet card

Thanks for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania this time x

Lynn (aka Lynnpenguin) said...

Super cute. Thanks for playing along with us at Lil' Patch of Crafty Friends. Good luck. Hope to see you again soon.
Lynn, LPOCF DT

Bonnie said...

Fabulous card Susan. I love the image and you did a fantastic job coloring her! Thanks so much for participating in our Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge.I am now your newest follower and would love it if you visited my Make Time To Craft Blog and became a follower too.

Raechelle Bellus said...

This is a fantastic card!!! The colors, coloring, detail work- they are beautifull! Thanks for joining our challenge at 3 Girl JAM!

...Just Me... said...

So sweet. Thank you for sharing it with us at Card Mania Challenges and good luck!
Mira DT

Eret said...

How adorable card! I love the soft colors and our coloring of this cute image. Thank you for sharing your wonderful easel card with us at Stamping Sensation. There is still some time to share another card with us. I hope to see more of your beautif work.
Eret x

Ileana A. said...

Lovely creation!
Thanks for playing at Card Mania Challenge.
Ileanaxx

Jo said...

Beautiful. Thanks for joining us over at Crafty Calendar this month & good luck!
hugs Jo x
Dt

Julie Odil said...

Very pretty. Thanks for joining our Anything Goes with Ribbon Challenge at 3 Girl JAM. Julie O, DT