Friday, November 18, 2011

X-mas pocket card...

This is the first pocket card I've made... I love it!!!

I won't be able to make the bookmark I planned to go with this card today though as I am too tired now and will be going to bed...

As I had been totally satisfied with the result of this pocket card, I did add some stickles to it the next day. Here's how it looks like now:

I also made the bookmark for that X-mas pocket card today. As I wanted them to look alike, I used the same stamp and colours.

And now, both together:

Stamp: "Hedgehog with present" from Penny Black transparent set Critter Party
Ink pad in black and red
Colours: Polychromos from Faber Castell
Dies: Spellbinders Nestabilities, Magnolia Doohickey
Punch: snowflake border from Martha Stewart
Paper: squares from Crafts-Too
Shaped scissors
Pearls, ribbon, stickles, plain papers and cardstock from my stash.

I am entering the card in the following challenges:

penny b friends saturday challenge 177 - gold and presents
sweet stampin challenge - gorgeously gingham
catch the bug challenge - pocket challenge
take time for you challenge 54 - Anlässe (Geburtstag in der Weihnachtszeit)
everybody art challenge 168 - kleines geschenk
papertake weekly challenge - a card that is not only a card...
abc challenge - d for dazzle
creatalicious challenge 28 - Christmas plus sparkle
penny black at allsorts challenge - all creatures great and small 
bunny zoe's crafts challenge 18 - anything christmas with pearls 
forever friends challenge - christmas is coming  
forever friends challenge - something old, something new (old: stamp, new: polychromos)  
lothian crafts challenge 20 - Christmas  


  1. Thia is so cute!! We love the entry you have for our Pocket Cards challenge over at Bugaboo's Catch the Bug and hope to see you playing along EVERY WEEK! KEEP POPPING IN FOR SOME EXCITING NEW DEVELOPMENTS!

    Jen Leeflang

  2. What a great card.Nice pocket and great colors. Thanks so much for joining us at Bugaboo this week.

  3. Thanks so much for joining in with us this week for the Catch The Bug "Pocket" Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps. I really enjoyed making my pocket project and hope you did too.
    Crafty Blogocks

  4. This is awesome! Thanks for joining us in this weeks Pocket Challenge at Catch The Bug!


  5. die ist einfach zum knuddeln süß! tolle idee mit dem integrierten lesezeichen!

    herzlichen dank für deine teilnahme bei TTFY!

    glg silvi (GD)

  6. I love your pocket card and the little matching bookmark.
    Thanks for joining us at Penny Black & More this month, hope to see you again.
    Lynn x

  7. This is gorgeous! I love the sweet image and the gingham background suits it perfectly. Thank you for playing at Sweet Stampin' this week. Tracey x

  8. Gorgeous creations, thanks for joining Penny Black & More @ Allsorts challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  9. This is beautiful Maelanie! The gold & red is such a wonderful combination & I love the elegant simplicity. Thanks so much for playing along with Sweet Stampin x

  10. Fab swt of makes and great festive colour combination. Thank you for joining in the Sweet Stampin' challenge.
    Cathy xx

  11. What a great idea with the bookmark inside the card Melanie, makes it vbery spcecial to receive.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Penny Black and More this month, good luck and hope to see you again.

    B x

  12. Such a sweet card ! Thanks for joining us this week at Forever Friends.

  13. What a pretty card, thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin'

  14. Hi Melanie: This is beautiful.....NEW into this world? would NOT know it!!!!! It is fantastic. Both a tag and card? I love the red and I love the swirls. Your image is SO precious and it sure would have taken some patience and time to color that. Way to go on that. The entire card unit is beautiful Melanie. Good luck with our challenge at FOREVER FRIENDS and at all your challenges. Divine Love, Samara.

  15. Such a gorgeous tag card, love the image (so cute)and all the swirls. Thanks for joining us at Forever Friends, good luck in the challenge. Love Diane(DT)xx

  16. This is gorgeous Melanie! Love the red and gold. Thank you for joining us at Papertake Weekly this week and hope to see you again :)

  17. wow what for great card !! love it !Thank you for joining EAC this week.
    hugs tina46

  18. So cute. Thanks for joining us at BunnyZoe. Hugs Tracy x

  19. Hallo,

    bitte schau mal auf dem EAC Blog vorbei!


  20. Hallo Melanie

    Als erstes möchte ich mich für Deinen lieben Kommentar auf meinem Blog bedanken! Freut mich, wenn Dir meine Karten gefallen. Hab mir grad auch Deinen Blog ein bisschen durchgesehen... Mir gefallen vor allem Deine Magnolia und Penny Black Kreationen :-) die mag ich nämlich auch besonders gerne :-)

    Liebe Grüsse aus der Schweiz

  21. Hi!
    Eine ganz süße Karte! Vielen lieben Dank für deine Teilnahme an unserer Take Time for You Challenge #54 Thema Anlässe. Viel Glück und bis zum nächsten Mal. :)

    LG, Natascha


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