Monday 26 November 2012

Lucia 2012

Hi everyone, hope you had a lovely weekend. A card to share today with the gorgeous new special Lucia stamp, she's really sweet and just how I imagine Lucia would be. I've painted her with distress ink markers amd watercolour markers and painted in my own Christmas tree background.  

I used up a scrap of patterned paper for the background layer and DooHickey die cut flourish so I can't remeber the brand and I decorated with lots of stardust stickles, Magnolia gold berries, paper roses, lace, a wooden snowflake, pearl pen pearls, faux stitching and the peg letter stamps stamped sentiment 'rejoice'.

I'm entering my card into the challenge at Tilda's Town which is 'Anything Goes', Marvelous Magnolia's has a theme of 'Non-traditional colours - Christmas theme' and I'm hoping my mainly navy and cream colours will fit that. The challenge at Cute Card Thursday is 'girls only' so I'm entering that too.


Brigitte said...

OMG Chris!!!! This is mind blowing!!!! I love your colouring and your Christmas tree! The whole card is spectacular!!! Thanks for joining us this week at Marvelous Magnolia and we hope to see you again next challenge. Hugs, Brigitte

Yulis Kartika said...

Chris .... I want to jump inside your card and enjoying to sit near your gorgeous Christmas tree!!!
and for overall you card always stunning and brilliant.. to see your card, I was jumped out and said WOW !!!

chrilvian said...

oooooo this is so pretty

Exclusively by Mel said...

Oh Wow with a capital W, what a very beautiful card lovely, I could look at your cards all day. Your such a talented and lovely lady xxx
melly. xx

Sande said...

What a fabulous card! Such a fantastic coloring on this beautiful image and your christmas tree is outstanding!!

Hugs, Sande xx

Christina C. said...

Chris, you are so talented.....loooove visiting your site and enjoying your works of art!
Adore your stunning free-hand Christmas tree and this adorable Tilda is colored magnificently! This card is a joy to behold!

Annelie said...

Wow wow WOOOOWWW!!!

Monique said...

Wow Chris. Such a beautifull card. Love the gorgeous tree you painted!

Hugs Monique

Janny said...

Wow Chris thuis onze is gorgeous, realy beautyful, Hugs Janny

Kelly said...

Amazing, I love what you did and all those pearls are so pretty on the tree. Lucia is just gorgeous. When my daughter was younger she played her on the Saints day. Fond memories.

Alberto said...

oh, goodness chris!!!
you did such a wonderful work with that tree!
i love everything about this tilda, the folds, the candles and gosh! the skin is so realistic! WO!

hugs, ALby

Danielle Champagne said...

Wow... I am speachless. Tilda is so graceful, looks so peaceful, your coloring is divine as always, and your Christmas tree magnificient, I love the pear deco, love the quietness about your all card, it goes straight to my heart, brings all kinds of christmas memories. thank your for sharing, thank you for this special moment.
Hugs. xox

Debbie Dolphin said...

Oh WOWOW Im so lost for words. Your tree is out of this world :D
I so want a tree like that.Can you come to my house and paint one on my wall:DDDD PLEASSSEEE.
Such AMAZING work Chris
Hugs Debbie xxx

AndreaBastelmaus said...

Hallo Chris,
ich bin heute zum ersten Mal auf deinem Blog und staune nur noch. Deine Werke sind so zauberhaft. Einfach Traumhaft schön.
Liebe Grüße - Andrea

Kirsty said...

Hi Wow she is perfect with your stunning tree !! I love the dotty swirls ! I admire your colours on your projects they just all are so modern !! Love her ;0)

Bev said...

Love the beautiful artwork you have created you have inspired me to do some stamping this afternoon


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