Tuesday, September 18, 2012

LOTV Christmas Star

Hey there! I'm back with a card featuring the sweet Lili of the Valley Christmas Star!  I think I had better get a move on with the Christmas cards since I don't have a one! haha!  Most of them have either been sold or shipped off to LOTV.  I'm not complaining, I just probably should start making some more pretty soon.

I totally LOVE this gorgeous paper pad that Laila created called Frosty Christmas. It is such a nice shade of blue.

I wanted to pair it with a different color besides white or kraft, so I went with a deep plum color.  I colored her with distress inks and added all sorts of fun blingy additions.   There is stickles on the snow, Pearl Pen for the snow flakes, Fun Flock for her coat trim.  I even sprited Pearl Glimmer Mist and a touch of acrylic paint to the flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts. 

Here's my artsy view again.  You can see the little image how cute she is.

The die cut is a Memory Box die.  I had to cut it twice to enlarge it.  The circle was pretty small, but this was real easy to make it larger.

Wow! Two cards in a row.  What am I like on a roll or something? haha! 

Thank you for stopping by today! I sure do appreciate you all!

Big hugs, Dena

34 comments:

tilly's crafts said...

stunning card, and beautiful colours!
Kim x

Lizzy said...

Stunning card Dena! love the colour combo and beautifully coloured sweet image.

xx Hugs Lizzy xx :)

Caz said...

Gorgeous card Dena. Beautiful colouring and colour combo.
Hugs
Caz x

Silvie Z said...

Such a gorgeous card Dena! The colors are so pretty and wow, your coloring is amazing sweetie! Love how you did the snowflakes circle!
Hugs
Silvie xx

Lorraine said...

Gorgeous card Dena. I love this stamp, and the colours suit it so well. Just gorgeous!
Lorraine x

Kelly Lloyd said...

Hi Dena,

This is stunning, that plum colour is perfect to go with the blue and whites..

Love the shimmer on the flowers and that image is adorable.

Husg Kelly

Iulia said...

Delightful card, Dena! Love those LOTV papers and the contrast between plum and this sweet blue! Great coloring and design work, as usual, sweetie!
Hugs, Iulia

sueincanada said...

Beautiful. Great colour choices and such a pretty die cut.

Alina said...

gorgeous colour combination, Dena, and very beautiful card!

Astrid said...

Beautiful Dena, very very beautiful.
That die around the image, wow wow.
Hugs Astrid

Sue - bearhouse said...

Stunning card Dena. I love this image and your colouring is beautiful. I agree - the deep plum coloured layers work so well with the blue papers. The embellishments are just wonderful too.

hugs Sue

Denimo said...

Oh... plum was a wonderful choice. It's just beautiful!
Hugs, Denise

Christina C. said...

OMG....you are a genius at card making......this is absolutely phenomenal! Love the blue with the plum and your coloring of this precious Christmas image is impeccable....adore all the special details...the flowers have a frosty look which I really like. Truly festive and oh so beautiful!

Louise said...

Hi Dena!
Oh of course you're not complaining, we know that! On the contrary I feel where you're coming from ;) I only have two and it feels...a wee bit stressful ;)

I LOVe this amazing card of yours! Wow you're so right, that blue color is truly gorgeous! And..the background you created around the cute image is just so fabby!
Beautiful details!

Big hugs

Honeybee's Paperie said...

Hi dear! Sweet lovely card! Love the "new" color deep plum in combination of blue and white! Something to remember..
Hugs, Manuela x

Lynsey said...

Stunning card and I love that memory box Die. Colouring is beautiful as always Dena. Lyns xx

Riet said...

So wonderful card Dena,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Danielle said...

I love the blue and the plum together, love the sweet image, and the very delicate die cut around it. Your coloring is fabulous, a wonderful winter card. Hugs.

Lozzapops said...

This is absolutely stunning Dena! There are some cards, which just make me think 'WOW' and this is one of those .. Laura x

HC said...

Gorgeous card and love the colours.

Nat said...

So pretty, love the die cut circle.
Natx

Maria Therese said...

Beautiful sweet card ♥♥

britgirl58 said...

Your taste is always spot on Dena. Gorgeous image colored perfectly. Wonderful detail...lovely!
Julie

Elise said...

Hi Dena!! OoOoH how GORGEOUSLY divine this is! LoOoOve your color combo on here and of course that oneofakind knock out colouring of yours!!! Wheweee! And that die going around .. wow wow wow, what a most perfect and stunning touch!!! Absolutely GORGEOUS like always sweet friend!!

ps .. oh I feel ya on the crackdown of the Christmas cards. lol .. the more I think about it, I start going into a slight panic mode. hahaha!!

Big Hugs to You!
Elise

Anja said...

Wonderful sweet christmas card, Dena! I love the plum and your coloring is heavenly!
Hugs, Anja

Katy said...

beautiful card. I love the colours! Katy xx

bastelkueken said...

Wow... I`m spechless. So wonderful and an amazing creation. Perfect in all .

Hugs
Anja

The Stamp Basket said...

Absolutely gorgeous, Dena...I love everything about your card! Hugs,
Janet xx

Karina said...

Such a beautiful Christmas card, Dena. I love the colour combo you used and how brilliant you inked up this sweet image. The snowflakes border around the image look so great!
Have a wonderful day!
Hugs, Karina

June Nelson said...

Absolutely beautiful lovely lady, love your colouring too its always so perfect, big huggeis June xxxxxxxxxxxx

stephanne said...

Oh such a stunning display of cuteness!!! I really love the stars here, they look stunning with such subtle tones and the pearls jump out in such a gorgeous way!! Beautiful, beautiful work!! Mmmmmm hmmmmm, 3 months left. I could start in March and still not have enough cards on hand lol.
hugs, stephanne

Lisa E said...

The colour combinations of the image against the blue paper works beautifully, it's a real treat to the eye. Love the use of that memory box die very effective. Lisa xxxx

Grenouille Greetings said...

GORGEOUS!!! A lovely image; beautifully coloured! Lovely sparkle and texture and your enlargement of the die for the frame is pure genius! Wonderful flowers. Wonderful card! Hugs, Lesley

Denise Gutierrez said...

I reallllly love that you incorporated purple for Christmas! reg and green get boring sometimes :) your coloring is just beautiful!

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