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Saturday, 18 July 2015

A Real Christmas in July

 Hello again…

Well today is the last day of the Christmas in July Challenge over at Bugaboo’s Catch the Bug blog, today’s Challenge is to use this week’s freebie Digi AND choose a recipe from a variety of nine different Present boxes. I have chosen to use box nine the last one on the end, Ribbon, Image and Stitching.



On the weather front yesterday we awoke to a massive dump of snow for the area I live in making our neighbourhood in to a true Winter Wonderland. 




Friends in other towns had over 30cm of snow but we got a little less around 20cm over everything, but it never lasts long and most had melted before the end of the day leaving little patches here and there in the deep shady areas in our yard. I simply have to share:-)
Snow capped Banksia flowers

Here’s my card:-



What I used:-
10.5cm x 14.9cm white card blank
Faber-Castell and Derwent Pencils
Red- Glitzee glitter glue for Rudolph’s nose
Lemon Lime- Glitzee glitter glue on hems of Rudolph’s shirt
MFT Pierced Squares
Kraft mat, Stanley knife, Steel Ruler and scissors
WRMK Sew-easy tool and thread
Echo Park Paper (Green Dots) from aptly named paper pack “Dots”
Doodlebug Design Paper from “North pole” collection
Silver Sequins from stash
Ribbon from stash
One Sentiment from Pink Petticoat tiny Christmas set
Sentiment computer generated
Adhesives:- P.V.A glue, Double-sided tape


I would like to enter this card in:-
Christmas at Sweet Stamping- Oh Deer
CRAFT Challenge #320 Christmas Anything goes Christmas
Sparkles Christmas- Use Ribbon, Lace or Twine (Ribbon)
Winter Wonderland -Traditional Christmas colours
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge Extra- July Anything goes 

Many thanks to the lovely Design team for all the hard work of hosting and co-ordinating such a huge challenge for all of Bugaboo's fans... 

P.S. A huge Thank you to all the ladies who took the time to visit and leave messages, I truly appreciate each and every one of them! Have a fabulous weekend and to those enjoying the Summer heat enjoy your holidays.