Tuesday, 7 August 2012


Well I have managed to make a Christmas card
this is dark blue and white, but even in daylight it looks black and white
and it has loads of Micro Beads, however, they do not show up that much either,
but you can feel them!

the sentiment is also covered with Micro Beads

I will be entering this card into the following challenges

Crafty Hazelnut Christmas Challenge   Favouite colour----for a Christmas card  White

Tuesday Alchermy Challenge    Bingo    Ribbon,Glitter---Micro Beads, Dies Cuts

Totally Paper Crafts Challenge   Monochrome

Papertake Weekly    Anything Goes

One Stitch at a time Challenge    White +1

Bearly-Mine Challenge    Sparkle and Shine---- Micro beads?

Craft Your Passion  Anything Goes

Simple create Too Challenge   Anything Goes

Tammy's Scrapin Corner Challenges   Show us your Bling---- Micro Beads &  Pearls


Anonymous said...

Beautiful card..well done

Sylvia Anderson said...

This is really stunning x

Mrs O crafty blog said...

This is beautiful Janet ... Px

Chris said...

Beautiful card love monochrome Chris xx

WeirdCat said...

This is beautiful, love the little beads,
Ruth x

DianeMoneyGoolsby said...

So glad you joined us at Simply Create Too for Challenge #19 - "Anything Goes". Your Christmas card is so great--love the beads and color combo!

Simply Create Too Team Member

Hazel said...

This is a very attractive card - thanks for joining in my CHNC challenge 84 - hope to see you again soon. x

carol said...

Gorgeous card, Thanks for playing along with our Mono challenge at TPC x Carol

Vee Cassidy said...

Dear Janet
your card is very beautiful I can see the micorbeads so don't worry altough I agree that feeling them is great. Vee xx

sue - bearhouse said...

Gorgeous card Janet, fabulous design


Danie May said...

This looks lovely even if your camera isn't showing all the detail correctly. The varying snowflakes are beautiful and I love the overall design. Very Elegant! xx

rachel said...

fab card Janet - xx

Kate M said...

lovely monochrome card

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,love the details and

sari said...

This is such a pretty and elegant card! Thank you for joining us over at Tuesday Alchemy this week! Good luck!Hugs and sunshine!

Dawn said...

This is just stunning! I love it!
Dawn xx

craftygranny said...

Gorgeous card. I love black and white. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT and Good Luck. Trisha x DT

Linda said...

Stunning!!! I love this card very much Janet it is fabulous. Beautiful tree.

Linda xxx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Janet, I like the tree and the snowflakes.
Kevin xx

Barbara said...

Great Christmas card, Janet.....I haven't used micro-beads yet, must try sometime soon xx

Kathryn said...

Stunning and I just love it x

Tammy Ortiz said...

I love the beads, just perfectly done.

This is a great Creation. I would like to thank you for coming to our weekly challenge at Tammy's Scrapin Challenge Blog.
Tammy Ortiz
Founder of
Tammy Scrapin Corner

Mian said...

Great card, love all the snowflakes and pearls.

Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us at Craft Your Passion this week.
Best of luck and we'd love to have you visit again!

Craft Your Passion
August Guest Design Team Member

Desire Fourie said...

Gorgeously creative. Loving the colours and design.   Hop on over to Doing Life and stand a chance to win some lovely digi stamps. Hugs Desíre Doing Life Digistamps4Joy DT Member Tammys Scrapin Corner DT Member

jane stillman said...

A great card

Zoe said...

This is beautiful, really beautiful, I love monochrome creations, love dark blue and white on Xmas cards its very classy and can just make out the micro beads on sentiment and tree, xxxx

Bonnie Irvine said...

Great idea to use the microbeads on this pretty card. It's very elegant. Great contrast and a lovely winter feel. Thanks for playing along with our Anything Goes challenge at Craft Your Passion.

Anonymous said...

Very striking design and beautifully embellished.Elegant Christmas card.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week :D
Lisa x

Inkypinkydelights said...

This is lovely and perfect for our White +1 Challenge at One Stitch at a Time. Thanks for sharing and good luck with the Challenge. Judy x D

Inkypinkydelights said...

This is lovely and perfect for our White +1 Challenge at One Stitch at a Time. Thanks for sharing and good luck with the Challenge. Judy x D

Katya- Ангел ф кедах said...

You can never start prepping for christmas early =)) This is fab!

Thank you for joining us at Tuesday Alchemy!
Hugs Katya x

P.S I am having a blog giveaway at my personal blog, you are very welcome to join

Helen said...

This is lovely, thanks for sharing with us at CHNC challenge this week

Helen xx

Fran said...

Gorgeous card xxx

Tracey said...

Wow, this card is very elegant. I love using blue for Christmas cards too ;) Your snowflakes are so pretty as are the pearl swirls beneath them. I also like how sharp the blue is against the white. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT and good luck in the challenge!
Hugs, Tracey DT

Eileen Ng said...

What a great job you have done using micro beads! Even though they're tiny, I know they're there because of the glimmer on the snowflakes and the banner--love it!

Thanks for playing with us this week at Tuesday Alchemy!


Corrinne Quinn said...

Fanastic! I love all of that white with the dark colors. It's wonderful to have you share this with us Tuesday Alchemy!


PS - I invite you to join me at {PIN}spirational Challenges ( for a current challenge!

BlackLissi said...

This is beautiful! I love monochrome, very elegant card!
Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Alchemy

Jennie said...

What a joy to receive your beautiful card at Christmas time, thank you for joining us at OSAAT. Jennie DT

Cumbrianlass said...

Thank you all so much for the amazing comments you have all left
and for taking the time to visit my blog. It is very much appreciated

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Very stylish card, love it. Thanks for joining in with our white plus 1 challenge over at OSAAT and good luck Julie

Betty said...

What a beautiful and elegant card Janet love your blog. How lucky you are to live in Kendal been there a few times. I'm lucky too I live on the Isle of Wight. Thankyou for the lovely comment you left on my blog I only started blogging this year and I'm still excited when I get a comment lol

Sharon Caudle said...

Thanks for sharing your wonderful talents with us at Papertake Weekly, and hope you join us again soon!
hugs, Sharon

Natascha said...

Lovely card! Thank you so much for joining us at Bearly Mine Challenge this time. Good luck!

Hugs, Natascha

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