Sunday, December 4, 2016

'Tis the Season...Uniko Challenge #38, Freshly Made Sketches #265

Hello,

We are entering the freezer zone here...and it's expected to last for the entire week! Temperatures hovering around highs of -18C and lows of -26C (-4F to -15F) is enough to have my timbers shivering, I tell you!  Time to bring out the mondo North Face parka!

Anyway...on a warmer note....Let me show you what happened when I married Freshly Made Sketches #265
with the gorgeous photo over at Uniko Challenge #38. That fireplace...the sparkly tree...the garland on the mantle...oh my!





(Uniko Vines Winter Additions, Happy Little Stampers Mixed Christmas Sentiments
Concord & 9th Joy)

NOTE: thrilled to be selected for an Honourable Mention at Freshly Made Sketches Challenge #265! THANK YOU!!

I wonder what would happen if I tried this with snowflakes?  Perhaps we'll see....


Also joining:
 Lori Hariston's Visions of Sugarplums Challenge~Winter/Christmas


Kylie's Twelve Days of Christmas Challenge


Happy Little Stampers Anything Goes Challenge


CAS on Sunday Challenge #97~Christmas

Creatalicious Challenge #104~Anything Goes (optional twist: Christmas Colours)

AAA Cards Challenge #79~Christmas


Thank you for spending part of your day with me; your visit brings me joy!


34 comments:

  1. Wow Carol, what a gorgeous Christmas design!! I love how you've stamped the images in your masked circle design! Great take on the sketch and great festive inspiration for me too!! :) HUGS

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  2. Oh how beautiful this is! Love the masking... just awesome!

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  3. Brrrrr, that is awful cold Carol!!! I don't think my joints would move at all in those temps!! I think I will stay right here. We have been down in the 20's at night, but the days have been in the lower 40's. I won't complain about the cold here anymore! lol I am in love with your card!!! It looks fabulous and you are spot on with the sketch. Love, love, love. Stay warm!!!! Hugs, Brenda

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  4. wow, that is cold! Our lows at the moment are 23C so the difference in our weather at the moment is 49C!! O. M. G. !
    Right back to your card. It is sensational! I love your masking and the gorgeous images and sentiments! Thanks so much for playing along in my 12 Days of Christmas Cards challenge xx

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  5. This is a beautiful CAS card. I love it...so simple and elegant. Thanks for sharing at CAS on Sunday!

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  6. Love your version of the sketch challenge Carol. TFS your CAS beauty. Hugs, nancy

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  7. LOVE this well balanced card! Fun sentiment too

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  8. Oh my goodness! This is fantastic, Carol! I love every single detail on this card. You've stamped it to perfection. What lovely images and placed in the exact right spot. It's fabulous! Thank you for the wonderful card and inspiration. Big hugs to you for keeping warm. That arctic freeze is heading my way, too. I say stay home and stamp the day away! :)

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  9. A marriage made in heaven, Carol. Your card is so delightful.

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  10. Oh I just love this design Carol and it's so elegant especially using all those mini little images that tend to get forgotten about. A superb make and great to see you play along in the Christmas challenge at Uniko and AAA Cards this week. Thanks so much. Sarah x

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  11. Love this cool, graphic creation, Carol, and the sentiment placement is perfect!

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  12. Love this Carol!........great design! xx

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  13. This is fabulous!! Love those little images all in a circle. Great way to use the sketch. Glad you joined us this week at FMS!

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  14. Oh wow! This is seriously one gorgeous card! I love all that white space and the image you've used. Thanks for joining us at FMS this week!

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  15. Congrats on being picked! I love what you did with the sketch-very clever! ...and I agree snowflakes in the circle would also be gorgeous - thanks for inspiring me!

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  16. Love the purity here, wonderful!! Thanks for sharing with us! Jackie DT @ Creatalicious!

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  17. That maybe my favorite of all your circles (working my way back through your blog...)

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  18. Gorgeous, Carol!
    And Brrr...that is cold!! Stay warm and cozy!

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  19. Lovely CAS card, Carol. Beautiful design and great following the FMS sketch. Thanks for playing along at AAA cards. Stay warm! :)

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  20. Stunning. And, yikes, it is cold where you are. Great reason to stay inside and craft. Congrats on your win with the beautiful card.

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  21. So pretty and so perfectly CAS, Carol! Stay warm, my friend! Hugs, Anita :)

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  22. A wonderful card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "anything goes with optional traditional Christmas Colours” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

    Hugs,
    Melanie
    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

    (DT Crafty Friends)

    (DT The Sketchy Challenges)

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  23. Love how you have stamped the small stamps from Uniko, such a pretty make, happy to see you at Uniko,

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  24. Wow this is great!! I aways love masked stamping letting the stamps create the illusion of a shape - you did an awesome job ! Thanks for sharing at AAA Cards. Jenny x

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  25. Carol, your card is beautiful! Wonderful circle stamping - love it! Thank you for joining the Winter/Christmas challenge at Choux Choux Paper Art!

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  26. Ok...definitely my fav of the past few posts! Obviously I'm not the only one smitten with these sweet colors and CAS design - congrats on the HM over at FMS!

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  27. ...me again. Strange that the 'comment monitor' message showed up on my last comment ???

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  28. Gorgeous card. Love the technique - it's always a showstopper.

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  29. Such a festive card. Here on Crete, our day temperatures are as low as 10 °C, which is really cold winter weather for this region. Makes me really thankful that we have central heating in our modern house.

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  30. Lovely & CAS - right up my street Carol. I love how you've masked the stamps to make a circle x

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  31. LOVE how you have used the tiny Uniko stamps and perfectly CAS card. Thank you so much for inspiring and joining in on the Uniko Challenge. My apologies for my lateness in commenting. Hugs Bev x

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