Wednesday 12 November 2014


It's time for another challenge over at The Paper Shelter and this time around the theme is

There are great prizes up for grabs! If you are our randomly selected winner and play with a TPS image then you have a chance of winning a $30 gift certificate, any other image and you could win three digis of your choice.

I made an acetate front tent card, die cut an aperture, ran glossy accents around the edge and covered with glitter to make it look icy. I then decorated the acetate with lots of die-cut and punched snowflakes, cut from glitter card.

Digital stamp - Winter Princess - The Paper Shelter
Papers - Snow Friends - lliella and KMiller - Sweet Shoppe Designs
Spellbinders Labels 11
JoyCrafts - Ice crystal 2 and Ice crystal 3
Various snowflake punches
Sentiment - Snowy day sentiments - Pink Petticoat
Sakura quickie glue pen, glamour dust, glossy accents, acetate and Glitter card - Stash

I am entering my card into the following challenges

Going Grey With Scrap-Creations - Make It Sparkle
Party Time Tuesdays -  #189 - Anything Goes
Through The Craft Room Door  - Always Anything Goes
Card Mania -  Dies 
Dream Valley Challenges - Christmas
Completely Christmas Anything Goes with twist - Use Some Blue
Moving along with the Times: Sparkle and/or Shine
Papertake Weekly - 2 or 4 legs

Pop over to the challenge blog and check out the fabulous inspiration from the rest of my teamies, 

thanks for stopping by,
Colette xx


Nannieflash said...

Oh wow Colette this is really beautiful, your colouring and your card design are stunning. hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

Lau W said...

Oh this is nice, and superb shape, love this card !

Karen said...

Beautifully designed card Colette. x

Pat K said...

WOW, this is stunning Colette. The acetate makes the snowflakes float and such a beautifully coloured image. Love it all. hugs, Pat K x

phillymam37 said...

Beautiful card, love the image and the snowflakes!! Thanks for playing along with us at the Party Time Tuesdays Anything Goes Challenge!! :)

Christine L said...

This is fabulous Colette.. I'm loving this tent style with the acetate front - very effective! Of course, the glitter around the aperture also adds the perfect touch!

And thanks for your hug... Scouse hugs are always the best!

Christine x

Sue B said...

Ooh this is gorgeous Colette! you have created a magical winter wonderland…. love the effect of those snowflakes on the acetate…. lots of fab sparkles too! :-)
Thanks for joining us at MAWTT and good luck in the challenge!
Big hugs
Sue B xx

Cards By MI said...

A magical card Colette! Totally amazing. You are such wonderful card designer. Stunning!
Love n hugs

MagsB said...

Oh wow, this is so pretty, Colette! I love how the acetate makes the snowflakes seem to float around the cute image! Thanks for joining in at Dream Valley!

love Mags B x

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Colette, what a beautiful holiday card with the wonderful snowflake and gorgeous image you've colored so beautifully! So glad you've joined us for the ODBD Shining the Light challenge! Hugs!

Becky said...

MY word. This is awesome! Gorgeous colors and love those stunning snowflakes.

Gail said...

This is gorgeous. I love the colors you've used and she is colored magnificently! OMGosh this is fantastic looking. I love the paper wave on the bottom that represents the snow...this is great. What a great idea with you have me curious and want to try something new like that. :) What a beatiful creation you have made! Hugs, Gail

cotnob said...

This is gorgeous Colette, I love your acetate front with all of the wonderful snowflakes, such a pretty image.

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Zinger! That is fabulous!! Love the acetate, it makes it look so ethereal and magical! Thank you so much for joining in our Christmas challenge at Dream Valley this time. We look forward to seeing you again in future challenges. Hugs, Wends x Dream Valley DT

Marjorie said...

This is just so beautiful Colette.. You've made a beautiful snow scene.. very clever use of the acetate.. Ijust love it!! thanks for joining us this week at Papertake Weekly.. and good luck with the challenge..
Marjorie xx

wendy2512 said...

Oh my goodness, how sweet is this. So beautiful too. Awesome work and coloring...LOVE it...TFS...:0)

Vannessa said...

This is gorgeous Colette - love that we both used the same image but they came out so differently! Love the idea of the die cut frame in the centre of the acetate front - going to try that one!

Hugs, Vannessa x

Kreatief met Maria said...

Gorgeous card Colette with so many wonderful snowflakes. Whe both used the same snowflakes.Those are so beautiful.
Greetings Maria

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

What a sweet and beautiful card!! I just love your image and details!! Your coloring is gorgeous! Thanks so much for sharing with us at ODBD!!

chrilvian said...

love the snowflakes

Deonna B said...

Gorgeous Card and coloring! I love those beautiful colors.. Thank you for sharing your beautiful work with TTCRD this week and Please come and play with us again soon