Monday, 30 June 2014

Christmas Card Club #14: Angels

Time for a Christmas card, my friends. This week the super talented Maureen has picked a lovely little theme for us... Angels. Personally, I really really LOVE angels. Here's my festive offering for our cosy little Christmas Card Club:

 I misplaced the patterned paper I had intended to use.
On to Plan B: made my own with the musical notes stamp
from CBS's Background Builder and TH Dusty Concord.
The gothic window is from CB Texture Fragments, stamped
with VersaFine Black Onyx. The sentiment is from CB Peace On Earth,
heat embossed in gold. To finish some gold ribbon tied in a simple knot.

Close up of the angel. She is from CB Family Christmas, coloured with
Graph'It and Promarkers. Metallic Gold Sharpie and a couple of red
bling help finish her look.

The sentiment is from CB Warm Christmas Greetings,
stamped with VersaMagic Perfect Plumeira.


My angel will be gracing these challenges:

Graph'It Colour Challenge: AG With Alcohol Markers
Completely Christmas #18: AG Christmas
Holly Jolly Christmas: Show Me Some Glitter
Word Art Wednesday #138: AG Uplifting
Christmas Card Challenges #31: AG Christmas
CHNC #183: Let's Get Sentimental
Festive Friday #34: Photo Inspiration
Opus Gluei #186: All Tied Up
The Squirrel & The Fox #73: Christmas In July

Here's a list of the rest of the Christmas Card Club girls. I must warn you... they are  talented:

Karen P ... Maureen ... Margaret ... Carol ... Lizzie ... Hazel ... Karen B ... Sue P ... Sylvie ...
Sue J ... Zoë ... Christine ... Mary ... Lorraine ... Rita ... Rachel ... Valery ... GranMargaret

Thank you so much for stopping by today. Have a wonderful week and enjoy the summer sun!

Beijinhos!



36 comments:

  1. Well she was worth the wait Asha! A truly lovely card! Hope things are okay at your end. Hugs Christine xx

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  2. Hi Asha...what a lovely image....does the window come with the stamp? or is that separate its a great combo! xxxxx

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  3. This card made me smile and I'm still smiling. The music background, stamped is amazing . The Angel is truly a beauty. Thank you for sharing your wonderful art with us at Word Art Wednesday.
    Many Blessings,
    Carole Robb Bisson

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  4. hat a pretty angel and what a gorgeous window! Does it come with the stamp too?
    This was certainly worth waiting for!

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  5. Hello Asha, what a beautiful card, your angel is so lovely, fab colouring too, She is quite a different sort of angel, love her.
    I'm just about to join your blog, thank you for visiting and following me, Kate x

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  6. Oh my word Asha!!! this is completely stunning what a great card! huggles Sue xxx

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  7. Hi Asha
    Stunning Angel... Love it and the colours you have used....
    Bet its hot where you are.....
    32degs in Gib.......
    Hugs Sylvie xx

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  8. Oh oh oh - this is gorgeous Asha - so glad you did this one (what is a smidge late between buds). I just love how you did the background, it really is super, as is the image - this is one wonderful creation.

    Hugs to you (and a mwah for Richard P from Blossom)

    Sue Pxxx

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  9. I love angels! I am so behind in Christmas cards:( I love the background with the musical notes which is so fitting for your beautiful angel.

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  10. this is stunning Asha - love that image - beautiful xx Big hugs rachel xx

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  11. Definitely worth waiting for Asha! Love your angel and gorgeous colour palette. Carol x

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  12. Wow Asha this is so beautiful that image is divine, love it.
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  13. A very different sort of angel - I really like her. Your colouring is fab too.
    Lorraine

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  14. Very nice card. Love your Christmas design. Thank yo for joining us at Holly Jolly this week. Hope to see yo back here again soon. Judy

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  15. So very lovely. Absolutely fantastic CB stamps & what you did with each image is so beautiful. I am over the moon with that rich red on the angel's gown and so pretty in combination with the purple/lavendars. Great shading. That rich gold is stunning! I thought I recognized the CB arch detail, and what a glorious way to use it for this wonderful angel. Well done!! TFS & Hugs

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  16. So pretty, Asha! Gives me inspiration to get some Christmas cards done :) Thanks!!!
    Hugs,
    Lisa
    CRe8n4u


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  17. A lovely Christmas image and the gold touches are the perfect embellishment. Great to see your work at Opus Gluei - thanks for joining in with us.

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  18. This card is absolutely beautiful! I love the angel and the colours you have used are marvelous! Thanks for playing along with us at Opus Gluei!!

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  19. Absolutely stunning angel, Asha! Love how you did the background. I've only done 1 Christmas card this year but I have so many left over from last year that I really don't need any more. :-D

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  20. Wow Asha, stunning card using some of my favourite stamps. Thanks for joining us at Graph'It Colouring Challengehttp://graphitmarkers.blogspot.co.uk/ for our Anything Goes with markers challenge
    Claire xx

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  21. You clever, clever girl! What's not to love?! Gorgeous work Karen xx

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  22. So glad you chose to focus on the angel in our inspiration photo! Great to see you at Festive Friday!

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  23. Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining us at Christmas Card Challenges!

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  24. Great card!
    Thanks for entering our Christmas Card Challenges this week!
    Monica - CCC DT

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  25. Fab Christmas Card hun and ty for sharing with us this week at Completely Christmas very good luck x

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  26. This is Beautiful Asha..Loz

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  27. This is gorgeous. I especially love the gold touches!

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  28. What a lovely card! So much detail and the red and purple is such a nice combination!! Thanks so much for joining us at Festive Friday! :)

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  29. Your stamped background is the perfect backdrop for this gorgeous angel Asha. I LOVE this card!!!

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  30. Very pretty. Thanks for linking up with us at Christmas Card Challenges! Karen N (DT)

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  31. Beautiful card for the CCC challenge, Asha. Thanks also for entering your lovely card for CHNC challenge 183 and Completely Christmas 18 - hope to see you again soon x

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  32. Gorgeous card Asha! Love that image and your DP with the stamped art on it. Just stunning.

    Thank you for sharing your wonderful creation with us at The Squirrel and The Fox!! Hope to see you again next challenge.

    Please join me for a chance to win FREE candy on my blog. Have a fantastic week!! Hugs, Gloria DT

    http://purpleglocreations.blogspot.com

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  33. Wow, wow, wow. Gorgeous. I have to tell you that this is one incredibly rich and elegant card, I hope its recipient this Christmas realizes the intricacy and beauty of this little angel gem. The collaging, the stained glass feel, the intricate coloring, and even the little touch of gems just comes together in an amazing finished card. Thank you for sharing your creativity with us at Opus Gluei, this was a delight to behold.

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  34. Lovely card ! Sorry I'm late in commenting. hugs xx

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