Sunday 7 September 2014

All Dressed Up - September Launch..


Hi Ladies

Well....... is this year disappearing fast or WHAT??  Here I am, onto making Christmas cards...  yes it's early for me...  but I couldn't resist this little cutie from the new launch at All Dressed Up!

Let me introduce you to Little Christmas Girl 03!  She was a dream to colour (with Copics)  and fussy cut as always.  For the card, I decided to do relatively CAS..... so I did a Distress Ink sky (a la Viv Holden who'd seen the idea on YouTube)... using an ink blender, with Broken China, Faded Jeans, Chipped Sapphire and Black Soot (in that order).  The first you use all over the sky.... then gradually layer the rest, ending with the Black Soot only about a third of the way down from the top.  I dotted stars with Stickles then I cut and glittered some 'hills'!

  Then I took another piece of white card, and cut an aperture using a Lil' Inkers stitched circle die.  I raised that up on foam pads to give a bit of depth, put the Little Christmas Girl on the card, then added a sentiment (from Poppy Stamps) - with a rustic bow to finish.  Oh, and I found a tiny star punch to add to the sky which I think worked!

Soooo I do hope you'll pop over to the blog HERE to see what the other lovely Dressies have cume up with...  I promise you won't be disappointed and your shopping list will grow longer!

Here are the new images to take a peek at:

Three Little Christmas Girls
Christmas Dolls

Christmas Owl

Christmas Reindeer

Big Hugs and Happy Crafting..


  1. She's GORGEOUS Christine. LOVE HER. And your sky is amazing. Love that inky effect of all the layers.

  2. This is gorgeous, an adorable image and I love the layout.
    Lorraine x

  3. Fabulous card, love the layout and a super cute image.

    Kath x

  4. This is stunning. Such a sweet image coloured so beautifully. I love the scene you have created with the wonderful sky and touches of sparkle.
    Sue xx

  5. I love her, every element is subtle and all put together with beauty x

  6. This is such a sweet image, love the design.
    Avril xx

  7. Stunning card. Love the layout. Gail x

  8. Oh wow Christine, stunning card :o)
    Jackie xx

  9. Oh WOW this is gorgeous.

  10. Oh goodness! I HAVE to HAVE these!!!! They are darling!!!! Your coloring rocks and I LOVE the "hills"!! Perfect Christmas card Christine!
    Hugs, Dena

  11. Ha Ha! I taught you well! Hmmm perhaps a little too well 'coz this little beauty is FAR superior to my original card. You created something special here missus! xxx

  12. What a super sweet card, I love it!
    Hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

  13. Oh this is so very lovely! The image is adorable and the background is just gorgeous. Love it! x

  14. stunning - love the background - perfect card
    Sarah x

  15. She's gorgeous, and I love your design too... t'is fabulous! Hugs, Lisa x

  16. She is precious Christine! Love the pretty scene behind her and the shimmery detail on her outfit!

  17. Oh wow, this is an absolutely stunning design! I love the cute image and the background with the sparkly hills looks perfect!

  18. I love how you designed this card, I really do! This little gal is coloured brilliantly and the red looks smashingly good against all the white. Paper perfection... that's what we call this!

  19. so stunning christine.gorgeous colours and image and i love the sparkle ;D

    xx coops xx


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