Friday, July 16, 2010

Christmas in July

This is my first Christmas Card for the year
It is made for The Shabby Tea Room challenge week # 18 "Christmas in July" 

and based on the sketch over at 2 Sketches 4 You "Laura's Sketch 56"

I love holiday card in non traditional holiday colors

My handmade fabric button 

Buttons from Papertrey Ink with Martha Stewart baker's twine

Vintage embellishment from Melissa Frances

Image from The Graphics Fairy

Pattern Paper (polka dots) and Kraft cardstock from Papertrey Ink
Pattern paper (vintage cream) from K & Company

Here's the link to The Shabby Tea Room 

and 2 Sketches 4 You

Have fun!!!


Willy's creations said...

Lovely vintage card you the colours.


Ros said...

Great card - love your buttons and that sweet image

Anonymous said...

This is `Beautiful`:)

Lynnda said...

Lovely Card as usual Kirsty... love it...sweet...i like the buttons and color used...xx

cnelson said...

This could not be more darling!! LOVE it in every way possible!!!

Debbie said...

Absolutely wonderful ... I {heart} that you used non-traditional holiday colors for this vintage holiday charmer! Thanks for sharing your creation with us in the Tea Room :)

Stacy Kay Brais said...

So adorable and very vintage :)

Arielle H Gordon said...

Wow - love this so much! Your buttons are fab and I love all the stitching and details!!!

~* steph :) *~ said...

beautiful card, kirsty! love the colors and vintage image. everything is just wonderful. thanks for sharing :)! have a great friday! *hugs* steph :)

Stella said...

Love,love,love it. And this bow; breathtaking!
Kirsty; you are so talented. It's a daily pleasure to follow your blog

Have a wonderful day!

Unknown said...

Kirsty, This turned out wonderful.. I love it!
I have the same image saved on my computer.. It is so cute... Hope you have a nice weekend!
Hugs, Linda

Irena said...

Gorgeous card. The image is great. Lovely details.
I wish you wonderful weekend!

Laura Davis said...

Beautiful work!
Thanks for playing at 2S4Y!

Heather Rogers said...

So pretty! Love pink for Christmas. :)

Audrey Pettit said...

This is so sweet and so pretty! I love your non-traditional approach to a holiday card here. Your button is fabulous and I love that vintage image from the Graphic Fairy. Thanks for playing along with us at TSTR.

Cindy Groh said...

Lovely card. I love the vintage image. You have such a great style.

Deb Hickman said...

Such a beautiful vintage card.I love the image she's so sweet and the pink and blue colour scheme works so well.

PapierGirl said...

Kirsty this is so pretty! I love your choice of non-traditional Christmas colors and that sweet little gingham button is the perfect touch! Thanks so much for joining us this week at TSTR! :)