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Friday 25 September 2015

Traditional Christmas At Winter Wonderland

Hi everyone,
I have finally surfaced again!!

Firstly, I must thank all of you, for your kind messages on my last post.
I do not ever want to move house again!!
Super stressful!!!!!! And I have been comfort eating!!
I have held off saying anything, incase it all fell apart again.
The first couple that started the process of buying our house, and then
dropped out, have returned!!
The lady had had a couple of falls, broke a toe and
then they had family problems.
It all became too much for her to deal with, so called a halt to buying
a home. This was on doctors orders.
She is fine now and eager to move into our house.
We all agreed, we want to move as soon as the solicitors can do the legal bits!
We are hoping for the end of October at the latest!
Still keeping everthing crossed.
I am even having a stall, at a coffee morning fund raising event
for MacMillan Care today.
Now, onto my return to Winter Wonderland Challenge!
Thanks to Lynsey for covering for me.
Our theme for this week is
Traditional Christmas.
I have used a Robin Stamp, free with 
Cardmaking and Papercraft Magazine. Along with the papers too.
Coloured with Distress Inks.The dies were new ones I bought at Ally Pally.
He was really nice to colour and he is a proper Robin shape.
The Poinsettia dies, I bought at Sandown Park Fair.
Our generous Sponsor this week is:
The prize is a $12 voucher.
Pop over to the shop HERE
and choose what you would like to spend the voucher on!
Someone has to win, so why not you!!
Then you can drop into the Winter Wonderland Challenge Blog,
where you will see the gorgeous cards from the
Snowflakes teamies.
Great inspiration just for you.
Hopefully, by the time you read this I might have my telephone back working!
Yes we have had, for the second time in a week, no phone service!!
Can't wait to see what is next in store for us!!
Thanks for stopping by and hope you liked what you see
and join in the fun with our challenge.
Please leave me a message, so I know you have been and then
I will return the favour on your blog.


Marianne's Craftroom said...

Hi Carol firstly gorgeous robin, a proper traditional shape as you say. Fab card. So happy moving is back on, fingers crossed for you xx

Stamping Bubbles said...

Hi Carol
Great news on the house, fingers crossed everything now goes smoothly.
Your card is lovely, he is a very cute, chubby robin.
Crafty hugs

Jacee said...

Wonderful card Carol, love the background paper and the lovely image, the flower is gorgeous!
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

julie_woolston said...

Gorgeous card Carol beautiful image with traditional colours.
Hugs Julie xxx

Heike said...

This card is absolutely gorgeous Carol, and it contains so many lovely details. Fingers crossed that the completion of the sale is not so far away now.
Hugs, Heike xx

Rainey's Craft Room said...

Glad to hear that things are looking up on the house moving front Carol. A gorgeous card here, love the bold red and traditional Christmas robin stamp too.

mags said...

Gorgeous card Carol. Love the image and design. Hope everything goes okay on the house front for you.

Pop's Cards said...

Good morning sweetie, this is so gorgeous <3 huggles Pops x x x

Diane said...

Great news on the house Carol. Wow the image with the lovely weaved circle and bold red die cut is gorgeous.

Hugs Diane

Elise said...

HI Carol! Keeping my fingers and toes crossed for you too on the house and that everything goes according to planned! :)

Now your card is just simply STUNNING! I so love the reds .. it makes everything so elegant and sings Christmas to me! Love Love Love it!

Big hugs,

Sue - said...

Hi Carol, love your card! I think robins make the best Christmas cards. Well I know the robins don't actually make cards (lol) but I'm sure you know what I mean! So glad your house sale is going ahead again. Hope it all goes smoothly now. Hugs Sue x

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful creation lovely design and super colours used..
Thank You for your kind words re my dad passing...Funeral is in another state of Australia next Wednesday. We had to transport dad over 20hrs away to be with mum....
{The Journey Is The Start aNNie my personal blog}

downrightcrafty said...

beautiful traditional colours and a great card Carol
hugs Kate x