Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Light The Way...

Good Morning...

Today's card is for a special event that starts tomorrow at 
Lili of the Valley 

Tie a knot in your hanky so that you remember to visit Lili of the Valley tomorrow when a super sale starts - 10 selected Stamps for £30, (you can choose from a VERY big selection)!  6 paper pads for £30 and 6 Art pads for £30.  
The offer will only run for a few days so don't miss out!
For my card today I have used the gorgeous LOTV stamp 
Light The Way 
(Which is one of the stamps included in the special offer)

I have coloured this sweetie with Copics and used two colours of Distress Ink Pads to create the background along with some Fran-tage and Stickles
 I have die cut and embossed the frame and added a simple sentiment.

...and here we are, is n't it just the most gorgeous image for Christmas, that of someone lighting the way...
I would like tented this card for the following challenges - 
The Ribbon Girl - October - Any Image Anything Goes
As You Like It - Mono or Colour and Why?
(Colour everytime!  I do admire the mono cards created by talented crafters out there but for me it is the varieties and depths of colour you can use that really bring an image to life, I guess I just like to look at something that is more life like).

Lili of The Valley Rubber Stamp - Light The Way
Make it Colour Blending Cardstock by Elaine Hughes (Marker Geek)
Memento Ink Pad
Copic Markers
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pads 
Chunky White Fran-tage
Stardust Stickles
Marianne Design Embossing Folder - Snow DF3419
MFT Die-namics Stitched Rectangle Frames Die
Tim Holtz Chitchat Stickers
Collall All Purpose Glue
Inks Used
Memento Ink Pad in Tuxedo Black
Tim Holtz Distress Ink Pads in Weathered Wood and Tumbled Glass
Copics - 
Skin E11, E51, E50
Hair E51, E53, E55
Clothes T5, E19, E07, T1, T3, T5
Lamplight - Y11, Y17, Y38
Holly - YG03, YG17, YG63, E07
Snowy Ground - W0, W1, W3, W5 and Blender Pen
Stardust Stickles
Thank you for visiting
Happy Crafting!
From Sue...xxx

Remember to pop straight to Lili of the Valley and have a look at all the loveliness there - and definitely pay a visit tomorrow (Wednesday)...

Look out for a super fun challenge which will start on LOTV's Facebook page soon to go along with this fabulous event.

You can also follow Lili of the Valley on Facebook and Pinterest and Instagram

Please leave a comment if you pop by, I really appreciate them and do enjoy reading them all...xxx


Christine L said...

Oh Sue.......... will you please put my name and address on this one straight away and put it to start your pile of Christmas cards to send... I have fallen totally in love with it!!! What perfect reds you've managed there.. (I'll have to try that combo!), and ooohhhhh to that wonderful background which I NEED a tutorial on!! The whole thing is just totally fabulous!

Big hugs
Christine x
PS... I'm not promising this is the ONLY one I'll put dibs on...........

CornishKat said...

Gorgeous card Sue, I love all the different snow textures and the way you've coloured/glittered the lamp.
Katrina xx

Rainey's Craft Room said...

A totally gorgeous card Sue, love the sweet image and the fact that you have embossed the frame as well, gives it a great texture.

McCrafty's Cards said...

beautiful card Sue, I like the sweet image and all the snow
Kevin xx

Lucy Woods said...

Love this sue! Love how you've done the background and really looks like the light is shining around him!
Lucy x

Whisper said...

Ooooo WOW i'm loving the frame effect and such an adorably cute image too, Luv Sam x

Sarah said...

This is really lovely Sue, she is a really lovely little character and your colouring is incredible, particularly her red coat, it's a colour I really struggle with. AND how on earth do you get your frantage to behave so well!!? xx

Lea Brawn said...

Fabulous card x

crafty-stamper said...

Fabulous wintry looking Christmas card love that beautifully coloured image and frantage snow
Carol x

Pollard Carole said...

Wonderful design and a gorgeous stamp love your pretty background and snowy frontage brilliant love and hugs Carole x

Lorraine said...

A stunner Sue...I love it...If you don't send it to Christine, I'll have it!!
Lorraine x

Annette said...

Beautiful. I love the embossed frame.

Rainey's Craft Room said...

...just popping in again to say thanks for joining in the challenge at As You Like It this week too.
Lorraine DT

Sarah said...

OOh forgot to thank you for sharing this beauty at AYLI...Good Luck!! xx

Anonymous said...

Another gorgeous card and I so love the style too!
Thanks for playing at AYLI challenge!

Oh I love this one but then you know that right!
hugs me xx

PS we are having a dt call at ABC Christmas challenge !!!

Daria said...

I love everything about this card--the darling image and wonderful coloring; the background inking, the embossed snow--everything. TFS.

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