Friday, November 6, 2020

A cup of cocoa for you

Hello everybody! How are you doing? I've had a pretty relaxing week. I took some time for myself, I spent a lot of time with my lil one, did some baking, some crafting... Due to the covid situation this year we probably won't be able to spend holidays with family, but I do want to at least send them a card to let them know I'm thinking of them. So the other day I made a list of all the people I want to send Christmas cards to and I realized I still need to make quite a few. Yikes! I will be busy making those over the next couple of weeks. Have you made all your cards yet?

So, what comes to your mind when someone mentions Christmas? My minds immediately go to Christmas lights, the smell of cinnamon, ginger and oranges and cocoa. Love me some of that. There is no better feeling than snuggle under the blanket, drink cocoa and eat some of those yummy Christmas cookies. Mmmm...

Did you know that the fall/winter coffee lovers blog hop started at the Coffee loving cardmakers blog? I love playing at their challenges. :)


This is also the perfect time for you to get some more Christmas cards ready if you still need some.

Most of the time I use rubber/clear stamps on my projects, but when I found this (digi) image I just knew I need to make a card with it.


Isn't this little gnome soooooo cute?! I love this lil fella, he makes me smile. :) You can find this cutie here.

I coloured the image when I was at my parents' place, so I used my mom's prismacolor pencils for colouring (and I just realised I forgot to add some details on the pom pom *ooops*). Usually I choose papers first and colour the image to match the papers, but this time it was the other way around; hence the non traditional Christmas colours on this card. I used several different embellishments on my card - lace, pearls, wooden snowflakes... 


Well, that's it from me today. See you again soon! :)
Stay safe! xx

I'd like to enter my card to the following challenges:
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas challenge: Anything Christmas goes
Papercraft challenges: Autumn colours
Cardz TV: Anything goes
Allys angels: Anything goes
Cute card Thursday: Anything goes

19 comments:

  1. I've hopped over from the Coffee Lovers Hop. Love your coloring and your mix of papers is terrific. Good luck!

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  2. Hello! Your card is darling! I am not sure from the link; are these digital stamps and are they free or for purchase? Thanks!

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    1. These are colouring pages and are free for personal use.

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  3. vau, kako je čudovita, krasni tvoj slog!

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  4. A very pretty coffee card!! The gnome is adorable!!

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  5. So beautiful and creative card x

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  6. Total cuteness! Your coloring is amazing

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  7. I love everything about this card ESPECIALLY the gnome! Your coloring is amazing! I don't color that well and my blending techniques are not great. I love digi stamps that are already colored (I know that's cheating) but at least I know they will turn out good. Great job on this card! Thanks for sharing🤗

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  8. Awesome papers/ embellishments and image. Love gnomes. this is just so cute.

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  9. Such a sweet card for the hop! I'm also amazed that you have a REPLY button! Mine completely disappeared on my blog and I have no idea how to get it back. ;-)

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  10. So cute and cosy! I love the many details on your card. Thanks for joining us at Papercraft Challenge.

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  11. Gorgeous coloring and fantastic design!

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  12. Super adorable! Great coloring too.

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  13. Fabulous patterns and such cuteness!

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  14. Love it!
    its so very pretty card!

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  15. What a cute Autumn card :)
    Thanks for joining us at Papercraft Challenges.
    Anja

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  16. Such a pretty card!
    Love all your layering, and you coloring!
    He IS a cute little fella ;)

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