Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Holly Themed Christmas Cards

Hello dear friends and followers. Hope you are all well.
Today I have been working on some more Christmas cards.  Although I don't have lots to make, I thought that for a change I would get organised.
My first card is one of the images I have had since last Christmas! It's from the Hobby House, Mo Manning Christmas Fairy collection. She's 'Holly Fairy' a topper...I didn't need to colour her! I just gave her dress and wings a bit of sparkle with glamour dust...
I started with a circle card and then stamped my background randomly with one of the Hearfelt Creations - Holly Berry stamps. I then did a bit of fiddling around with the dies from Spellbinders 'Holly Motifs', glittered them and arranged them around my topper.
Finally, I added some red pearls for holly berries, and an organza bow trimmed with a Hobby House crystal embellishment. The crystal was pale green, I coloured it red with one of my Promarkers.
My second card is also created using Heartfelt Creations stamps and dies along with Spellbinders - Majestic Labels Twenty Five...
I stamped with bundled sage distress ink and added glamour dust here and there along with some rhinestones berries for a bit of Christmas sparkle.
Thank you for stopping by
Love, Sasha x

I would like to enter my 1st card into the following challenges...
2nd card...


40 comments:

Marie-Louise said...

Gorgeous cards Sasha. I especially love the second one. Beautiful dies.

pam said...

two beautiful cards Sasha, love that topper circle card, my favourite is the heartfelt sentiment card, stunning design with beautiful die cutting.
pam

Kelly Neis said...

Wow these are gorgeous!! I love the fairy image and the holly die going around her. The second one is so soft and I love the leaves on the side and the touch of green. You make such elegant cards, I love that about you.
Hugs Kelly

adablog14 said...

Ciao dear Sasha...
two masterpieces as only you can to do...i love spellbinders and heartfeltcreations as you...tu sei BRAVISSIMA !!!...
kisses Ada

Pauline said...

Two absolutely beautiful creations Sasha! I love the holly die cuts, and the Mo Xmas fairy is delightful. Stunning cards!

Sue said...

WOW! Stunning cards Sasha.
I love the image on your first card and the way you have framed her and added the images to the base card looks wonderful.
Your second card is equally stunning, such a elegant and beautiful design
hugs Sue xx

cuilliesocks said...

Hello Sasha, what two very beautiful cards. I love the gorgeous fairy and all her sparkle, your card design is wonderful too.

Your second card is so elegant, with beautiful dies.

Thanks for joining in at CCAYR and good luck with the challenge, Kate x

Stamps and Paper said...

Beautiful Christmas cards Sasha.gorgeous fairy image and your sentiment card is so,classy

Anne

Valerie said...

Two fabulous Xmas cards Sasha, your holly fairy is so sweet but I love the 2nd card with the vintage sentiment, so elegant:)
Val x

Gibmiss said...

Hi Sasha
Two stunning cards... Fabulous as always.... How is the Doggy coming along.....
Hugs Sylvie xxx

Kate at the Hobby House said...

two gorgeous cards and the first one really is so clean and pretty, with the topper and those added pearls with the rhinestone sparkler gorgeous, a perfect choice of artist and image, thank you so much for sharing with us at the Hobby House Challenge
Hugs Kate xx

Hazel said...

Delightful cards - the fairy is so sweet for our CCAYR challenge. You could also share this lovely card for The Glory of Christmas challenge 15: 'anything goes' - I'd love to see it there too and also at my CHNC challenges here and here. x

M. said...

So simple and beautiful! I like it.

Pauline said...

Sasha, these are both stunning cards!
I love them both. They are both so elegant.

Ros Crawford said...

Wow!! These really are stunning!! I love the beautiful image against the circle and your lovely stamped background!

Sue Lelli said...

They are BOTH so STUNNING! Anyone receiving these would be THRILLED LOVE the image on the round card ~ so CUTE ~ and the white card is just STUNNING, Sasha!

Viv said...

Beautiful cards Sasha, I have that fairy too and love her :) Viv xx

Charlene said...

Oh my.....precious!!!!!

Whimsey said...

Love WOW cards, always so striking. LOVE the holly die on the first card, so delicate.

Thanks for joining us at Ladybug Crafts Ink. ~Michele, DT

Maria said...

Oh, I just love you style of cards, Shasha! Very elegant and pretty! Gorgeous dies always used displayed in such beauty! Your Christmas creations are fabulous...well done!

Marlou McAlees said...

absolutely beautiful cards Sasha :) ♥

Kerry said...

I love both your cards Sasha but the first one is really special. I LOVE the die you used behind the image and the organza ribbon and that crystal embellishment are gorgeous. Thanks so much for joining in our Winter Wonderland challenge at LCI this fortnight xx

Joan Ervin said...

Hi Sasha....it's been a while since I have been to visit you...hope you are doing ok!!! I just love both of your gorgeous cards...the image in the round card is just precious and I looove how you layered the dies on the second...sooo elegant!!!!

Julie said...

Two great cards Sasha, I especially like the second one, very elegant.

Katina said...

Two stunning cards Sasha!I couldn't pick a favourite!
xx

Anneke said...

Dear Sascha.
i am back in blogland and what a beautiful cards ou have made.
so elegant and such pretty designs and decorations.
how are you doing these days?
have a nice week and hugs to you.
Ann

Hazel said...

you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for September - I'd love to see it there too. x

Patricia said...

Absolutely stunning I love them both although the second one is right up my street.
Either would be a delight to receive.
Have a wonderful weekend

Patricia xxx

amanda stokes said...

Absolutely Gorgeous! Thanks for playing along at the Hobby House Challenge :) Amanda(DT)

Cathy Caines said...

oh sasha, I love love white on white and you took it to another level. Gorgeous. Thanks for playing along at Catherine and Cathy Create!

Patricia said...

Good morning Sasha,
I was convinced I had commented on these beautiful cards before.
I love them both, elegant and very classy
Hugs

Patricia xx

Stamping With Bibiana said...

both cards are delightful...all that white remind us of a white xmas
thanks for sharing
bibiana

happyglitzygirl said...

Hi there, I just found your blog and love all of your inspirational cards, to gorgeous for words. I would like to encourage you to enter into our Crafting with Dragonflies DT call....blessings Hilde

Patricia said...

Keep popping in, hope you are OK and just taking a break.
Hugs

Patricia xx

Anneke said...

dear Sascha.
i hope you are alright because i missed you for some weeks.
have a nice weekend and hugs to you.
Ann

Viv said...

Just wondering if you are ok Sasha? you haven't posted for a while and I have missed you.Hope to see more of your lovely cards soon ;) hugs Viv xx

SYLVIA-ANNE said...

Wow Sasha - I absolutely LOVE this Christmas card! The circle design is fabulous and displays Mo's fairy perfectly (one of my all-time fave Xmas images)!
Fabulous Holly trim and the red pearls are a perfect finishing touch.

Love the second card too - elegance personified!
Hope all is well with you and yours Sasha - Hugs, Sylvia xxx

sheila said...

Hi Sasha....I hope all is well with you! I haven't seen you on line for awhile and miss your beautiful creations.

Pat K said...

Hi Sasha, just popping in to say hi and hope all is well and that you're just taking a break...or on a lovely holiday. hugs, Pat K xx

Crafty Lark said...

Both gorgeous cards Sasha, Love your designs. xx Flora