Friday, 9 December 2011

Dreaming of a White Christmas


Hi my lovelies! It's Friday finally so you have all the reasons to sit, relax and enjoy a brand new challenge at Just Magnolia and Hanglar and Stanglar. Our lovely super talented DT mate Julie has come with a great challenge theme: 

use white or snowflakes or both!

This is what I came up with:


I'm really keen on these "window cards" and also love shaker cards. So I have a mixture here,hope you like it; especially since I put quite some work into it.
This is the inside, a lovely scene from Just Inklined; the houses and church are barely noticeable because I added lots of snow marker then glitter and white glittery sand.




Supplies:
Medium: copics/promarkers
DP: Papermania
Embellies: WOC poinsettia and metal corner, brad and charms from Bunny Zoe
Dies: Magnolia Doohikeys- Tilda Lace, nestabilities- grand ovals
Misc: Polar white flowersoft, glitter, white sparkling sand, ultrafine glitter
Sentiment; computer generated- Romanian for "Happy Holidays"

Challenges: 
Hanna & Friends - Winter Card; Paper Crafting Journey -Christmas; Pixie Dust Studio -Glitter and Bling, Sassy Studio Designs - Non Traditional Christmas Colours, Shelly's Images -Snow; ABC Christmas Challenge - anything goes; Crafts and Me -snow/snowflakes; Freshly Brewed -Christmas; Whimsical Wednesdays - holiday plus sparkly; Simon Says Stamp - photo insp*;  Heart Song Inspirations -Christmas and /or Red, Green, White, Ooh La La Creations Lots of Sparkle; TOMIC - Christmas is in the Air PLUS Shaker Box; The Shabby Tea Room - Photo Inspiration* "The Magic of Christmas"; Christmas Card Challenges -One Layer, Dream Valley Challenges Sparkle;

Hope you will join us for this week's challenge look forward to admire your gorgeous creations!
Thanks for coming by today! Those of you who haven't already entered my CANDY, feel free to do  so; there's still some time left:)
Wish you all a happy weekend!
Hugs,

67 comments:

Manon said...

OMG! This card is absolutely wonderful!!!

Suzi said...

Wow! Wow! Wow!!! this is stunning my dear. Love the shaker element and your colouring is beautiful.
Hugs
Suzi x

Diana said...

Wow...this is just gorgeous, really love it.
Hugs Diana.

Vicky said...

WOWWWWWWWWWWWWW....what an absolute stunner!! Its truly breath taking in all its beauty.

Lots ahugs Vicky xxx

Rebekah said...

Goodness Iulia this is stunning what a unique idea and so beautiful hugs Rebekah xx

Jean said...

Oh my Iulia, this is just a stunning card.. so gorgeous is every way. Every element is so perfect and so beautiful. A card to behold..
Hugs, Jean

Helen said...

what a very beautiful card. Regards.

Dena said...

Oh girl! I already saw this on the forum, but had to come by and tell you how simply gorgeous this is!!!!!You did a fantastic job on this very unique card! Love it!!!!
Hugs, Dena

Kelly Neis said...

Your card is so beautiful. I love the touch of the aged look you put on it.

Christina said...

This is absolutely stunning Julia!! Gorgeous!
Hugs Kristel

Karen's Fun Blog said...

WOW!!! I love everything about this!!!!

yvon said...

OMG, this is fantastic. Love the scene you've created and the shaker effect. The colors are beautiful aswell.
Have a fab weekend.
Hugs, Yvon

Christina C. said...

This is priceless! OMG, Hon, I love this beautiful card....you totally outdid yourself on this one!
A stunning work of art!

Joséphine said...

Wow this card is fabulous, you are so talented, I love to come here to visit, your creations are always stunning!!

Paula said...

Stunning! This card is just gorgeous. Tilda and Edwin look fantastic and the background scene is beautiful!! Great card :)

Danielle said...

OH! la la... this is just soooo fabulous Iulia. Real expression of winter! Joy, snow,presents!Beautifully colored Tilda and Edwin, and... the magnificient scene ! BEautiful.

Mascha van Dijk Zimmerman said...

How pretty, I totally love it!
Bye Mascha

Sudha - Art Admirer said...

Wow stunning creation. Love this.

Sudha
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Carla S. said...

Stunning creation, Iulia! I love the snow covered church scene and the adorable Magnolias! Your coloring and details are gorgeous!

Marj said...

Wow! This is an awesome card. Thanks for sharing!

tammejean said...

I just love this card so elegant

Dawn said...

What a stunning card, Oh its gorgeous!

Katie said...

Stunning, so sparkly and gorgeous!
Thanks for playing in Christmas Card Challenges this week :)

Only By His Grace said...

Hi Iulia!
Gosh! This card of yours is so elegant. I love the soft colors and the way you have framed the window.
I love the church scene. Your coloring is beautiful.
Big hugs
Maz

GiGi said...

WOW! This is stunning! I love all the white and the scene on the inside! Beautiful card! Thanks for playing at Whimsical Wednesdays!

Paper Tails said...

Wow!!!!! Absolutely gorgeous.

Karen

Debbie said...

This is just a masterpiece.. and shoud be hung on a wall...Absolutley beautiful

Hugs
Debbie

Regan said...

OMGosh!!! This is exquisite! What a gorgeous card! Love the shaker scene in the oval cut out! So pretty! Fabulous images and coloring! And I love your embellishments, especially the little charm and your filigree corner! Thanks for joining us at Sassy Studio Designs! :)
{hugs}
Regan

Pen to Paper said...

Beautiful. I am speechless. Wow!!! Your work is outstanding!!!!

Hugs,

Jackie

Rene said...

I love love LOVE this card! I have to copy it! I promise to give credit where it is due...your brilliant mind! LOVE IT!!!!
Rene :D

Molecraft said...

Simply stunning!
Helen x

Fabiola said...

oh elle est magnifique, une vrai réussite! biz

Pat said...

Oh Iulia! This is beyond gorgeous!! I love me some Maggies! And what a gorgeous card design/style! you are soooo clever! I do believe I need to pull out my own Maggies this weekend and play along in your challenge! Hugs. Pat Frank

PaperLace n Card Nook said...

Just beautiful. Lovely work.
hugs Carolyn

julieprice3 said...

This is delightful! I love your shaker card and all the detail . Love your take on my challenge theme, Stunning card Iulia!
Hugs Julie P

Sandy said...

Okay Sugar Burgar - this is the story. This card is too wonderful not to steal so you are going to have to turn your head and pretend you did not notice. Honestly lulia - your cards are out of this world beautiful and this is no exception!!
Sandy

Pendra said...

Julia this is amazing... simply stunning, inside and out! I am so glad that I found your site and just love your style and your beautiful cards!
Crafty Hugs,
Pendra

Renkata said...

wow Julia, this is such a magical winter scene.

Becky said...

Stunning, fab design.
Becky x

Marianne said...

OMG, what a great card you made. But the style and design is unique.
And the colors, so not you, but so stunning. Love you you made the shakerpart.
I think this is a winner.
Hugs Marianne

Jack said...

Absolutely stunning. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers. xx

frances joy said...

sooo beautiful!! so cola and im freezing :)

Cami said...

Wow Iulia, your card is stunning! Such a beautiful white winter card and I love all the "snow" you added. Happy Holidays to you and your family!
Hugs, Cami

Maria Therese said...

Gorgeous card Julia!! Have just been looking around in your blog! And wow you make so many lovely cards! you got a new follower too :) Hugs Maria Therese

Anne Lise said...

Beautiful card!

kathr said...

This is such a Beautiful Card...

Anita Hovey said...

Gorgeous card. Thanks for sharing with CCC

Brittany said...

Stunning, Hugs! Brittany, xoxo
http://www.mymagnoliacardsbybrittany.blogspot.com/

Kianel said...

Beautifully stunning card!
Thanks for joining us at TOMIC this week!
Unfortunately you won't be eligible to enter the draw as you are allowed to combine our challenges with 5 other challenges max.
Hope to see you with us next week!
Love from France, Kianel.

Sheri said...

This is AWESOME! Thanks for sharing with us at THE SHABBY TEA ROOM ;-)

Gale said...

Spectacular. Love the winter scene.
Thanks for sharing with us at Fresh Brewed Designs
Happy Holidays!

:) Gale, DT

Vanni said...

Wow your card is amazing!

Thank you for joining this weeks Hanna and Friends Challenge.
Hugs,
vanni

Shannah said...

What a stunningly beautiful card! Just gorgeous! So glad you joined our Heart Song Inspirations Challenge this week! Hugs, Shannah

Norma said...

Iulia, this is fantabulous. A wowzer of a card. Love the scene you've created. Perfect winter scenery with the adorable Edwin and Tilda beautifully coloured. Love the added snow and petty embellishments.
Hugs,
Norma

Annette said...

WOW! This is absolutely beautiful! Love it!
Thanks for joining us at Hanna & Friends this week!
Hugs Annette

Chris said...

Oh Julia, your card is breathtaking! I love the colors that you used - so perfect for Christmas. The Magnolia stamps were done perfectly as was the inside. You did a beautiful job!

XO,
Chris Christensen

Monique said...

Wow! This is absolutely gorgeous !! I love it :)).

Hugs Monique

Bernadet said...

This is absolutely stunning Julia!!

Pam said...

This is Gorgeous. I love the scene you created.
Hugs...Pam:)

Crea Astrid said...

What a lovely Christmas card. Nice details.

Hugs Astrid.
http://creaastrid.blogspot.com/

shelly said...

wow this is stunning! love every single thing about it. thanks for sharing with us at WW :)

debby4000 said...

Love your gorgeous card Iulia, love all the images.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.
luv
Debby

Margie said...

STUNNING! Your card is amazingly beautiful! Love the pretty snowy scene....so realistic! Your coloring is fabulous and that shaker feature with the sparkly snow is icing on the cake! Thanks for playing along with us at Whimsical Wednesday!

Heather said...

Lovely Project!!!
What a cutie little pair they are! Love the window and scene

Thank you for playing along in our MONTH LONG PRIZE CHALLENGE : Christmas theme

Heather D.
www.freshbreweddesigns.com

Cindy said...

Great job with your BEAUTIFUL card!!I LOVE it!,Thank you so much for playing along with us at Whimsical Wednesday!:)

Helen said...

Beautiful card!
Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
Helen x

cabio's craft corner said...

Looking at this card has a refresh feel and it looks totally gorgeous!!
Hugs,
Cabio

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