Sunday, 23 October 2011

A little cheating...

Hi Girls

First of all I want to welcome my new followers... and yayyyy I've broken the 100!  Thank you for wanting to follow my blog - it makes me happy that you've done so!

Just a very quick card this morning... and what I think is probably classed as cheating... but....  as I really had to get on making some Christmas cards that didn't take forever to colour, I decided to go for it!  Sooooo  I bought some of these little robins from Ebay!  They may be oriental robins I think.... (from China.. hehe), but what the heck.... they look the part, if a little uppity with their beaks so far up in the air!!  Well ok, I could have REALLY cheated and said I'd made the robins couldn't I? LOL!

So there you go, white linen cardstock for the card and the layers, that difficult to find sizzix holly embossing folder, and a little Christmas sentiment from a Paula Pascual set and it was done (oh and with a little tiny gem too).  And eight were made in the time it would take me to do one with a coloured image!

Hope you like my CAS card!
Happy Sunday
Hugs
Christine x

20 comments:

  1. Ooooh Christine - what a brilliant Xmas card, and it's not cheating at all. The Robin is fabulous and I LOVE that holly embossed panel.
    Have a lovely day - hugs, Sylvia xx

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  2. Good morning Christine, everyone has a right to cheat just a little when they are in a hurry LOL. Cheating or not, it's a beautiful card, I love the holly embossing :o)
    Jackie xx

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  3. It's not cheating at all Christine!
    It's still card making just not rubber stamping and I shall be making some quick Christmas cards too this year..or else everyone will get a shop bought card.
    I love the CAS style so this is perfect!

    Hugs Elaine xx

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  4. Adorable Christine. Love it and would be thrilled to receive a card like this.

    Well done - cheating??? - not a bit of it.

    Edna x

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  5. Gorgeous Christmas Christine, love the robin and beautiful embossing...Congrats on reaching the 100 follower mark.
    Wendy xx

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  6. Hi Christine beautiful card love the robing and the embossing, congrats on reaching 100 I have 4 more to get on mine.. Chris xx

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  7. This card is beautiful Christine. And I dont see using the wee robin as cheating one bit. Its no different that buying flowers to embellish a card. Its a beautiful card. Lee x

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  8. I don't think it is cheating but I think that it is a brilliant card, really lovely.

    Kath x

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  9. fabulous card christine.i love the sweet robin and your embossing and design are gorgeous ;D

    xx coops xx

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  11. Ooh sorry. had to delete my comment as a typo read as a swear word, lol!! Love this Christine and it's not cheating!! The snooty robin is fab, lol!! xx

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  12. I don't think its cheating Christine .. we cant spend hours on our Christmas cards when we need so many love the sparkle and the holly embossing
    Lisa x

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  13. Beautiful creation sweetie, in gorgeous colours ♥ pops x

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  14. not cheating Christine, just a brilliantly clever idea...love that robin and your cas design too
    Mina xxx

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  15. Love your gorgeous card Christine, that Robin is fabulous.
    luv
    Debby

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  16. Fab card, (cheating is permitted) and love the embossing. Annette xx

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  17. Wow how creative & clean looking is this great crimbo creation.. what ever works for you Christine ..& this defo works..

    smiles the other Christine x

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  18. Ahhhh how cute is he a very elegant card the white bg really sets him off nicely.
    Chris x

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  19. Hi Christine, now this one is very elegant! Whose to know you 'cheated' unless you tell. And how is using this sort of embelishment any different from a butterfly or die-cut embelishment - and that's not cheating!!! Sarah

    PS - Congrats on going over 100 followers, not far to 200 now!

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  20. Deffo not cheating Christine. You still have to design and make the card! What cute little robins they are too. I might have to have a go at making some of them!
    Kerry x

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