Thursday, 4 October 2012

Lili's Little Fairies- Christmas card for boys

Hi there again!  It's challenge day at


and since I am a happy new fairy, I had to come up with a Christmas Card for a Boy. That was not such an easy one for me as I had to choose between 2 stamps which actually followed the theme. I went for these cute bears, I really love this stamp.




If you think this was an easy card to make- as it appears- believe me, it wasn't:) It took me ages- more than an hour- to knit that scarf:)). I used to crochet a bit in the past but definitely lost my touch. I won't do that soon enough...lol. I just felt this was the right embellishing for my card, I think it turned out nice.


Ingredients:
Stamp: Lili of the Valley- Collecting the Tree
DP: a mixture of Christmas papers- no idea which brands:(
Coloring medium: copics/promarkers
Embellishments: hand knitted scarf, charm fro Bunny Zoe, button from stash
Die-cuts; Marianne Design snowflake, nestabilities- label 3
Sentiment: Lili of the Valley

Challenges:
Divas by Design -Texture, Anything Goes Challenge -Animals, Paperminutes -Sewing, crocheting, knitting, Tuesday Throwdown - Cute & Cuddly, Cards For Men - Animals, Created With Love - Christmas, Incy Wincy Designs - Bears , Stamp and Create - Winter Wonderland, Gingerloft - Stitching (Real or Faux), 

This card is for sale in my Etsy shop here.



Thank you so much for your comments, look forward to see your Christmas card for boys! I surely need some inspiration on this one too!

Hugs, 


40 comments:

Jane said...

Hi Julia I saw your lovely card on Lili's fairies challenge. What a great LOTV stamp...I must have missed him...he is a real cutie. Your colours are just fab too. Well done you!
Jane x

Frouwke said...

Oh wat is ie mooi! Vooral die stempel ... Love it!
grts
frouwke

Mojca said...

A really gorgeous card. Just love the colors and a pretty image. Hugs1 Mojca

Dena said...

Oh good golly, this is absolutely ADORABLE!!!!! Girl! I love it! That scarf...........perfect!
Hugs, Dena

Danielle said...

Hello Iulia, I love your card, the colors are sooo happy, but most of al I love the little scraft and button deco! toooooo cute. Hugs.

Christina C. said...

Gasping.....absolutely speechless!
Dear girl, you are brilliant at designing your cards! This is absolutely spectacular. I adore this precious image which you colored and showcased MAGNIFICENTLY!
Love the papers and,of course, your stitching! Your knitted scarf is so darn precious...love it!

Sudha said...

Gorgeous creation. I love the image n the cheerful colors too.

Sudha
sudha-kalra.blogspot.in

Carla S. said...

This is fabulous, Iulia! Love the layout and papers and the adorable little scarf! Awesome coloring and design!

thecraftycavalier said...

Ahh hun, this is just gorgeous and that hand knitted scarf was definitely worth it. It's the perfect finishing touch. I love this image and you've coloured it beautifully. Stunning. It's great to be on the same team! Hugs, Jayne x

Ankie vd Polder said...

Whow, this is great. Love it. Hugs, Ankie

Marlies said...

A gorgeous card!! A lovely image and the scarf is such a great idea!! Very original!! hugs, Marlies

Boxofcolours said...

Wow this is amazing. I especially love the little scarf, what a fantastic finishing touch!
Hugs
Jane

Pink Dandelion said...

Wow what a super card. Great layout and image. What a great idea to knit that precious scarf. Debs xx

Leah Ann Gast said...

This card is fantastic, I love it!

Fabiola said...

oh la la mais je l'adore cette carte, cette mignonne écharpe c'est la touche finale idéale, vraiment mais elle est chouette, biz

Joey said...

Lulia this is just gorgeous, love the colours and the scarf is a fantastic touch. Joey x

Mau xx said...

It Certainly did turn out nice Iulia, It is gorgeous, and the scarf is a wonderful addition.
Huge hugs Mau xx

Sandra1968 said...

Wow, this card is really gorgeous!

Sharon said...

I love this card Lulia. I can see why you love this image. The papers and the embellishments look gorgeous.
Hugs Sharon. x

Samantha said...

OMG!!! this card is LUSH!! LOVE the scarf too! how clever! great image too! its just PERFECT! for our Bears challenge, Great to see you at Incy Wincy this week, hugs Samantha :0)

Lady Bug Stampers said...

Wow this certainly is beautiful and so inspirational too. Thanks so much for joining in the fun at Created with Love Challenges.
Linda

debby4000 said...

Absolutely adorable and so gorgeous too, love the scarf what a brillaint finishing touch.
luv
Debby

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Iulia :-) one of my fave images and I love the colours and details ,, that knitted scarf is FAB !! :-)

Hope you have a lovely weekend :-)

luv
Lols x x x

Sue said...

Your card is stunning lulia.I adore this image and your clever scarf.
Thanks for joining us at Created With Love Challenges :)

Nannieflash said...

Gorgeous card love that image its so cute. Thanks for joining us at CFM, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxx

crafty-stamper said...

Fantastic image ,love the sewn together papers and love the gorgeous little scarf well worth the effort thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown
Carol DT x

Andrea said...

FABulous Christmas card! I love everything about it. The image, papers, and details are just perfect. Thanks for sharing your talent with us at Created With Love Challenges.

Eulanda said...

YOU KNIT A SCARF?! That was brilliant even tho it's only one time. LOL! Love how it turned out and card. Hugs!

Tracy said...

Nice? Uh-uh---perfect! That little scarf is marvelous. Really adds to the winter feel of the card. The whole creation is amazing Iulia! Hugs!

Steph said...

Absolutely adorably stunning!!! Love the knitted piece, fantastic!! Thanks so much for joining us at Anything Goes this week, hope to see you again soon! x

Nannieflash said...

Gorgeous card, I love the image and your papers. Thanks for joining us at CFM, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxx

cuilliesocks said...

Thank you so much for the kind comments and for visiting my blog. I love this stamp, I have it too but not used it yet. Your card is gorgeous, and as I am a knitter I just lve the scarf, colours are fab, love everything about your creation, Victor is one gorgeous little boy, Kate x

Gaynor said...

Fantastic card as always, love the scarf, absolutely stunning, thanks for joining our challenge at Anything goes, Gaynor x

AnjaCardz said...

Congrats on beeing a "fairy"! Your card is absolutely stunning, sweetie! And the hour knitting was absolutely worth it: The scarf couldn't be a perfecter addition. I love it!

Hugs, Anja

Pat said...

Oh Iulia!! I love this card! You always come up with the most clever ideas!! I love this LOTV image...gorgeous coloring! And...that scarf is pure perfection! I'm delighted to be on another DT with you!! YAYYY! Hugs. Pat Frank

Whimcees said...

Hello!

Your card is perfection! Everything works so well together! Beautifully done! Wishing you a happy day!

Hugs,

Barbara Diane

Anne said...

I'm seeing this stamp in a whole new light ...I wouldn't have said it was one of my favourites but I love how you've used it on this gorgeous card x

Desire Fourie said...

This is so beautifully designed. Loving your creativity. Wishing you a wonderful Wednesday.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

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