Saturday, 29 October 2011

Merry Christmas ...... Sketch Saturday Challenge #179

Good morning boys and girls :)  another week's gone by at lightening speed.  A mixture of  ups and downs with Dad.  He alternated good days with bad days.  Happy days with sad days.  Chatty days with very quiet days.  But the best day this week was the one where a lovely memory was made :D :-<

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The Crafts Barn are hosting another fabulous craft day
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Michelle Johnson, Chris Dark, Di Oliver,
Neil Walker and Kathy Byrne

Personalised gifts are really appreciated and a cost effective way to show someone you care.
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 This weeks challenge..

This weeks lucky winner will receive a pack of 6 Flexmarkers worth over £15!

... this weeks sketch ...

... and this weeks creation ...

I used Teddy Bo_122 for my card ...

To make this card I used ....
CS ~ Stash
DP's ~ Summer Driggs ~ Giving
Sentiment ~ Create with TLC
Ribbon, Pearls & Jingle Bells ~ Stash
Tools ~ Papermania Adhesive Border, Sakura Glaze & Stardust Pens, Sewing Machine, Pencil Crayons, Blending Stumps, Sansodor, Diamond Stickles


  1. This is beautiful Jilli, gorgeous DP's and colouring and I love the bells - what a fab idea!
    Big hugs,

  2. Fab, fab, fab card. I really love the colours you've used. Who'd have thought black could look so ace for Christmas. Big hugs my darling. xxx

  3. A stunning card Jilli, Love the details and amazing colouring.

    Donna x

  4. How do you do it Jilli with everything else that's going on in your life? Fantastic card as usual and beautiful colouring x

  5. Hi Jilli, love the card. Hope all is ok with you and your family, hugs Amanda

  6. So very cute! LOVE the coloring--it's fabulous! :)

  7. stunning and just love the verse hope you dont mind if i use it in one of my cards


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