I have some more sweet animal print Christmas cards to share, this time in shades of blue:

blue cards

I love Non Traditional colours for Christmas and these Card Toppers from Marianne Designs are perfect for some quick and easy cards:

blue card 1

For a closer look:

blue closeup1

And the deer:

blue card

One last look:

blue closeup

Looking back over the past few posts you can see how just one pretty card design can vary so much by your choice of colours and prints. here is a link to my tutorial on this design, I hope you will have a try and see what you can come up with using this basic layout

Stamps: LOTV Circular Christmas Sentiments
Paper: Marianne Designs PK9135 Fleurique, VK9548 Winter Wool Blue
Cardstock: SU Whisper White
Ink: SU Bashful Blue, Marina Mist and Sahara Sand 
Accessories: Marianne Designs Dies: LR0269, LR0300 and LR0327, Lace, Satin Ribbon, Metal Charm, Assorted Flowers

I will enter this card into the following Challenges:

A Bit More Time To Craft Anything Goes
CDTC Anything Goes
Crafters Cafe Christmas Comes Early
Crafting Musketeers Christmas Wishes
Crafts Galore Encore Anything Goes
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Anything Christmas Goes
Crafty Purple Frog The Magic of Christmas
Creative Craft Cottage Anything Goes
Creatalicious Anything Goes/Sentiment
Eclectic Ellapu Anything With a Bow


Happy Crafting Julie


So pleased to be in the Top 3 at Crafters Cafe


and a Top 3 pick at Crafting Musketeers