Tuesday, 24 November 2015

My first circle card for a very long time


I have been inspired by my friend Lynsey's circle cards she made last week to try one myself. I used a few of my new things from the NEC on this one.
Image - Penny Black
Medium - Copics
Dies - Tonic trellis circles, Memory Box stitched snowflakes, Frantic Stamper tall pine trees
Embossing folder - Xcut mistletoe circle
Other - Stickles, pearl pen

Challenges
Penny Black Dies and/or punches 
Whimsy Holidays  
Crafting Musketeers Anything but square 
Deep Ocean White plus one 
Simon Says Christmas
Creative Knockouts no square cards 
Graph'It Christmas
Live and Love Crafts Christmas tic tac toe (Glitter, snow, star)
The Craft Barn snowflakes
Allsorts at least 3 diecuts

39 comments:

misteejay said...

I love all the texture you have created on the white background to this cute image.
Toni xx

julie_woolston said...

It's absolutely beautiful, lovely detail.
Hugs lie xxx

Jackie said...

Two gorgeous cards Marianne. I love the images on both but I really love the postbox die :o)
Jackie xx

Tina Z. said...

this is a fantastic winter scene - I love cirle cards!

brenda said...

That cute little fellow who is coloured beautifully stands out so nicely against the white space Marianne.

Many thanks for joining in at Allsorts and Penny Black and More challenges.

B x

aussie aNNie said...

Your first circle card? Brilliant. Love this design and image used, the papers are just gorgeous.xx
 { aNNie}

meg said...

Love your circle card Marianne fantastic design and layout. I remember the first one I made which wouldn't stand until I balanced the weight of my embellishments properly, it just kept rolling off the straight

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Beautiful card Marianne
Dianne xx :)

kbrandy4 said...

Lovely card Marianne, fabulous colouring of the image which pops out from the white card!
Hugs, Hazel xx

sunshinepen said...

Morning, I have to say that you always put a smile on my face with your cards.

Crafty hugs Pen x

Christine Dol said...

I love the circle card Marianne! I love how the image is in full colour and the background is in white! LOVE the bear and how you textured him! Gorgeous!

cuilliesocks said...

Wonderful card Marianne, I love the circular shape and your image is so sweet, great tree dies too, Kate x

Helene E said...

this is gorgeous Marianne and thank you for joining us at Allsorts this week.

Linda Simpson said...

Beautiful, love the cute image.
Hugs
Linda xxx

scrAPpamondo said...

Great circle with the embossed border and the image is very fun and happy!Beautiful design!

pinky said...

Its very effective in the circle shape, like a big snowball chasing him lol. Love it.

Chrissy said...

Fabulous card Marianne..love the circle design and cute little guy playing in the snow with the embossing and trees..gorgeous.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,love the image and fab details.xxx

coops said...

So stunning Marianne.I love the circular shape and sparkle and your white on white design really makes the sweet image pop :D

xx coops xx

Lin said...

What a happy card for Christmas, Marianne! Love the embossed background! Thanks for playing along with us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Christmas challenge!

Mrs A. said...

A beautiful background and a cut penny black image too. Love the cirle shape.
Must admit not one I have done much of. Hugs Mrs A.

Squirrel x said...

Circle cards look so fabulous, love your combination of dies and embossing - I had to zoom in for a better look, the embossing is so sharp I thought it was a die!
Hugs xx

Lorraine said...

and a gorgeous one it is too! love the cute stamp and all the background dies
Lorraine x

Sandra H said...

Beautiful card and your colouring is stunning x

Bad Kitty said...

very nice
>^.^<

Whisper said...

Oooo what a super shaped card and i'm loving those new snowflakes and embossing folder, luv Sam x

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

It's gorgeous Marianne. Love the embossing and the snowy trees. Also a really gorgeous image hun. Fabulous card. Hugs, Wends x

debs29blue said...

I love this card, it's brilliant! Looks like you had a lovely trip to the Nec! Hugs xx

Carol S. said...

The image is a cutie and love the circle shape. Gorgeous snowflake detail too. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Gibmiss said...

Hi Marianne
Fabulous card.....
Thanks for joining us a PBSC this month....
Hugs Sylvie xxx

linda said...

such a fabulous circle card and i love that happy little mouse! thank you so much for playing along with us at penny black and more.
linda

Kat W said...

What a gorgeous design; the circle shape with embossing round the edge looks lovely and that image is adorable :-)
Big hugs, Kat xx

Cara Caswell said...

how adorable!!
Thanks so much for entering our challenge at the Graph'it Marker Blog!
Hugs xx Cara xx

Lynsey said...

Hi Marainne, glad I inspired you to make a circle card! This one is stunning! Hugs Lynsey x

Avril Watson said...

AWE how cute, and loving the circle, poor Teddy is going to be wet, LOL...hugs xxx

Jane said...

Oh soooo cute, a lovely card, thank you for entering The Craft Barn Challenge.
Jane x

Mervi said...

Beautiful round card with lovely die cuts and cute image.
Thank you for sharing at Penny Black and more;-))m

Helen said...

So cute - love that image!
Thanks for playing at the Penny Black Saturday Challenge!
Helen x

Sandra Mathis said...

Hi Marianne,
What a sweet little Christmas card; round cards are so charming! The image is adorable and what a great contrast to all that pretty white. Thanks for playing Christmas Tic-Tac-Toe with LLC.

Hugz, Sandy
Owner & Operator @Live & Love Crafts