Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Christmas in August

Hello, I'm still on holiday this week, but it's flying by so fast.  My daughter and I are driving down to Andover in Hampshire this week to visit my cousins.  We're both looking forward to having some serious girly time.

Anyhoo, onto my card today.  I've used Titania by Sugar Nellie, coloured with copics and coloursoft pencils and she's had buckets of crystal art glitter dumped on her.  I cut the image out using Spellbinders Labels Seventeen and inked around the it using Tumbled Glass and Stormy Sky DIs with the die still in place.  The paper is from Nitwits Heavenly collection.  I used a Memory Box Frosty Border die cut out in white glitter card and some Martha Stewart punched snowflakes cut out of clear vellum and dusted with glitter, the jewels in the centre are from my stash as are the little pearls and clear dew drops.

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
  5. (Anything Goes)
Before I go I've got another picture of Milo (sorry if you're getting bored of these)...

This is Milo enjoying a bit of Create and Craft

and here he is watching some of the Olympics

That's it from Milo and Me.  Thanks so much for stopping by and thank you so much for leaving a comment, they mean so much. xox


  1. Gorgous card Caz. The colours are so soft and the image is lovely xx

  2. Stunning card Caz, I love the image and you have coloured her so beautifully. Such beautiful embellishments too and that Memory Box Frosty Border die looks wonderful - oh dear, another one to go on my wish list!!
    Oh, and Milo looks sooooo cute!
    hugs Sue

  3. Gorgeous card Caz. Love teh sugar nellie and the gorgeous frosty border die.
    Milo's a TV fan then :-)
    Lorraine x

  4. Totally gorgeous creation, I love your choice of image, it's fab. Hugs to Milo, oh he's so cute.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  5. Beautiful card. I love the colours you have chosen. Absolutely stunning

  6. that cats got taste!!!! Your card is lovely too - all frosty and gorgeous - might have a go at one with this stamp later! Big hugs! Rachel xx

  7. Oh Caz this card is so beautiful! Can't wait to start working on Xmas cards! I just luv luv luv the snowflakes made of vellum! What a great idea!! Thanks for sharing it because I definitely want to try that!! Oh and I love the pics of Milo! Makes me smile! Enjoy the rest of your holiday!!

  8. This is so pretty! Love the colours and that gorgeous image! And that die cut down the side is beautiful! Thanks for sharing with us at the first ever Songbird Challenge - hope you join us again! Laura x

  9. Hey sweetie, these are both gorgeous I love your colours Huggles Pops x x x

  10. This is pretty, lovely image and fab die cut border.
    Thank you for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy this week.

  11. Gorgeous card Caz. beautiful image, love the papers and die cuts, the snowflakes look amazing cut in vellum
    Kim xx
    p.s. most of my stamp collection is 2nd hand, I've won a lot of them on ebay!!

  12. Lovely your card. I like the dies from Memorybox.
    Thanks for playing with us at CYP.
    LG Michelle

  13. Beautiful Caz just love it and the detail is wonderful! Oh little Milo is just too cute I want him!!! Love Chanelle xxx

  14. Get Milo his own craftie space please!!! Gorgeous;y beautiful card - fab vellum snowflakes - love it. - And yet ANOTHER die I HAVE to have!!!x

  15. Milo is just so cute - has he any brothers - we would just love another ginger kitten! A lovely card too, by the way!

  16. Caz, this is so beautiful. I Love the colors and that adorable image.

    Milo is so darn cute!!

    Thank you for stopping by and always leaving me such sweet comments. I appreciate it so much! ((hugs))

  17. Beautiful card, love the image and your colouring is fab. Thanks for joining us at NMW Challenges
    Claire xx

  18. I just popped back to say thank you for joining us at the first ever Songbird challenge.

  19. Stunning card Caz! Love the image and the Memory Box Die! Milo is so cute! He looks exactly like my Mum's kitten Merlin!

    Sarah x

  20. Get outta town! Wow, this is some serious gorgeousness going on here once again! OooOo how darling is this image?!! And then the colors and your colouring .. sigh .. heavenly! Every single detail on here is absolutely STUNNING! I love it!

    Awwwww! hahahah! Milo is the cutest kitty!!! Thank you for sharing those with us!


  21. Such a pretty card. Thanks for playing at Whoopsi Daisy.
    Hugs Nataliya

  22. Gorgeous card. Love the colours. Beautifully coloured. Thanks for joining us at WhoopsiDaisy. Hugs...Mona

  23. just fabulous so pretty and ace photo's
    Hugs Kate xx

  24. So gorgeous, love your beautifully coloured image and fab border die.
    enjoy the weekend.
    Wendy xx

  25. Stunning card Caz, I love how you have coloured that sweet image (one on my wish list)!! Looks like Milo is having fun, my kitty used to love tennis and it was so funny to see his head going from side to side!!

    Hugs Vicky xxx

  26. Wow, Caz this is fab!! I love your coloring and this cute image!

    Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Whoopsi Daisy! Good luck!

    Hugs, Sande xx

  27. Beautiful card! Love this image and all your lovely sparkly touches. Milo's just adorable, don't think anyone will be getting bored of him :o) Hugs, Lisa x

  28. Hi Caz

    What a stunning card - so loving the image - just brilliant.

    What a star Milo is - I just want him he is so cute.

    Hope you had a great time in Andover.

    Thank you so much for dropping by and leaving me some lovely comments, they are very much appreciated.

    Have a great week.

    Toodle Pip

    Hazel xx

  29. Wow Caz, fabulous card! So, so pretty, i just love that image. And what a cutie Milo is - how can you ever stop cuddling him?

    Just spotted this and see that you've been down to Andover, almost on my doorstep :( Do say if you're planning to head down here again and perhaps we can meet up. I make OK tea and coffee and can even bake a cake if pushed :)

    Hugs, Di xx

  30. Hey Caz! Thanks so much for visiting my blog and becoming a follower!
    Your work is stunning! LOVE the MB die and the gorgeous coloring of the fairy!
    Your kitty is too cute watching TV!!!!!!!! OMG my dog loves to watch the Ceasar Milano, Dog Whisperer haha!
    Hugs, Dena

  31. Hi Caz
    THANK YOU so much for voting for my card at Fashionista Challenge Blog. It is massively appreciated!!
    You Christmas card is just gorgeous! I love your stunning colouring in and all the other elements you used!
    Michaela xx

  32. Oh wow, how fab is this card. I love the image and the wonderful detail, just gorgeous. Thanks for joining us for our first ever Songbird Challenge.
    Milo is soooo cute.
    Hugs Sue W.

  33. Absolutely stunning card. Beautiful image. Thank you for sharing and joining in at NMWC. Hugs, Velma

  34. gorgeous christmas creation! Thanks for joining in this week at My Mums Craft Shop! Gemma :)

  35. this is gorgeous - I love everything about it from the colouring to the stunning die you've used. Your kitty is lovely too - good to see him taking an interest in the Olympics ;)

    Thanks for joining us at That Craft Place this week ♥

  36. Oh wow Caz this is absolutely stunning. Love that gorgeous border down the side. Its just all so delicate and pretty.

  37. Oh Caz I LOVE your card! A real stunner, I really need to buy that memory box border as well! And your photos of Milo are just FABULOUS! I want to give him a cuddle! My Coco does the same but usually when there is football on or some kind of animal programme!! Have a great day. Pami x

  38. Hi Caz - just doing some catching up here - blogger has been bugging me for a couple of weeks and won't let me call on you! - today I managed - love this card the snowflakes are gorgeous ...but even better is Milo! - just love him we had a ginger cat just like him called Jack because we found him in a box!! have a great week hugs judith x

  39. This is gorgeous; it's so soft and the delicate snowflakes and diecut border! Milo sure is cute...his markings are very pretty!

  40. Thismismjust beautiful! What a wonderful image, your colouring is fabulous! Stunning card!


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