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Monday, 1 December 2008

Yes- and more Christmas Cards

Good morning to you all its Tuesday 5.30am, im not sleeping too good just now so i thought it was best to just get up and make the most of my time. Have almost finished those cards (yes, i know, ive been saying it for days!!!) but i really think i have this time! but i have to then start the wrapping of presents! i always start off enthusiastic but start losing heart towards the end! So, hows your week going? i hope you are all managing to get things done. So much to do and so little time as always.



This is one of my favourite cards i adore these precious moments characters, i remember them from when i was a little girl, along with the Mabel Lucy Attwell characters, does anyone else remember them?

I have recently acquired some other stamps in this design and can't wait to use them in the New year. I was saddened by the fact that these stamps are no longer in production, so will have to search ebay when finances pick up later in the new year.



Of course these are my favourite Elizabeth bell images, i have to say her work is always first class and im looking forward to using her lates lot of stamps that i havn't yet had chance to ink up.











These Gruffies by stampabilities are also some of my favourite stamps, i do have trouble colouring these images though, so i decided not to bother, i just coloured the scarf and branches, hope it doesn't look too odd! I have to say i adore the large cuttlebug snowflake die i am going to have to try and get my hands on one of those too in the new year.






Finally this is not my normal taste, but i felt not everyone likes the cute look, hard to believe but apparently true, according to my husband! This is obviously not a picture of me in my younger days, but of how David would like me to be!!!! I have to say i have grown to quite like this stamp.

Well thats it for today, my camera needs recharging so i don't think ill be posting anymore for at least a day or so.

Hope you have a good day each and every one of you and remember to keep warm, its freezing!

Hugs Linda x

41 comments:

Kim Piggott said...

Wow These are fabulous!
Your colouring is wonderful, love your beautifuly designs and papers. Those embellishments look brilliant!
hugs
kim xxx

Riet said...

wowwww Linda what a brautiful cards.

heel mooiiiiiiii.

hugs Riet.xxx

ger76 said...

Great cards Hun, you have been very busy :)
It's such a treat to visit your blog, looking forward to see your next batch!!

Natalie said...

More gorgeous Christmas Cards. x

♥ Lydia ♥ said...
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♥ Lydia ♥ said...

Fabulous cards Linda!! ♥
I love the Precious Moments characters too...I gave all of my girls PM Bibles for their Christening presents...they are beautiful :)
As for Mabel Lucy Attwell...well, that's another of my 'little girl' favs too ^.^

stardustgemsandribbon said...

OMG Linda, I can't believe how many gorgeous cards you have made...I love the precious moments card...just so pretty.
Have a good day.
Carole :-)

strawberry fields said...

Great cards! Hope you sleep better tonight.
You're a busy bee!
Fiona x

Rach said...

more brilliant cards from you Linda, hope that you get some proper sleep tonight hun..hugs rachxx

Heather "Hev" said...

Marvellous collection Linda!!

Hope you manage to sleep better tonight.

I think I know a few people who would like the girly card too!

Rosemary said...

Grat cards

bumblebee creations said...

Linda,
Gorgeous cards as usuall! You just are so talented!! I love them all!! Hope your haveing a wonderful day!!

nessy said...

how many more have you made?? ~ these are all amazing and beautifully coloured!!! keep them coming!(you can do some of mine if you like ~i`m so behind this year)
vanessa xx

CarolineH1972 said...

wow, you've really been busy!!! all your cards are fabulous but I have to admit I really do love the precious moments one mmmm more stamps to add to my list :-)

Suzanne said...

Wow so many fabulous cards and as I found out today they are the most beautiful quality. Thank you so much it is so beautiful.. cant see it here yet. Sue :o)

Bunny-Zoe's Blog said...

What gorgeous cards Linda, they are all so pretty, Hugs, Nikki x

Tasha said...

Hi Linda, these cards are awesome you always leave me stuck for words..I have nominated you for an award i hope you dont mind
Tasha xx

Debbie said...

Beautiful cards Linda, love all of the images. I am a big collector of PM stamps too.
Hope you are sleeping better now. Debbie x

Mel said...

You've been so busy. I couldn't possibly choose a favourite because they are all so lovely ~ Mel x

Macpurp said...

these are beautiful!
thank you for my card , it arrived this morning and is just gorgeous!
lots of love xx

Mada said...

Wow! You're on a big roll Lady! :)
What a collection of fantastic cards!

I love the naughty Santa in boots. :D
I also love what you did with Amanda's sketch for our challenge - the images you used are so cute.

Hope you're doing well.

Many hugs,
Mada

Lesley said...

hi huni...ALL ur cards are stunning.....and all i am going to say is a massive thanx for ur wonderful comment that u left me.....u really are such a beautiful person no sorry FRIEND...u truely are.....so thanx and i will speak soon...take care huni...luv n hugs Lesley xxxxx

Tracey said...

Your cards are getting more stunning (if that's possible). Especially love the Precious Moments & Elizabeth Bell cards :o)

Hugs
Tracey
x

6 wacky women said...

WOW, Linda. More brilliant cards. They are all gorgeous.

Karen x

All Pink girl said...

Wow so many fabulous cards ,you realy work hard ,love them all,Dawnxx

Donna said...

A lovely selection of cards Linda and all so beautifully put together :) Donna x

Crafting Joanne said...

Fabulous cards Linda, you have been busy, love all the designs and colourings, hard to choose a favourite. Joanne x

Sirpaliina said...

So beautiful cards!

Supermum said...

Hi Linda
Wow you've been busy and up very early!!
Great cards...all brilliant.
Sue. x

Sue said...

such afabulous selection of cards Linda, can't pick a favourite they are all so gorgeous:)

got your emails earlier and one forwarded for you :)

sue
xx

Chris said...

All such beautiful cards Linda! I'm glad you managed to get them all done. I love how you didn't colour the gruffies stamp, and it looks stunning. Glad you made the most of your non sleeping time, I do that too at times LOL, I hope you've managed to catch up with it during the week. Chris x

Jill said...

wow Linda they are all stunning and I love the first one and the house mouse image, your colouring on all the images is just wonderful and a pleasure to look at, hope you've finished you wrapping take care Jill xx

maddy hill said...

I dont know how you do it ! Everytime i come on here there is even more gorgeous cards !

hows you ?
im good !
love ya
maddy xxx

Simone P. said...

Love all of these Linda! Especially the sexy girl! I found the site where she is located...Loved the Elisabeth Bell one too...very cute!
Hugs,
Simone

Donna said...

Hi Linda, It has been ages from I've been blog hopping, you know why lol. Managed to grab half an hour to visit everyone. Your cards are stunning as always, I still have loads to do. (Think i will have to pop to the shop and buy some lol) Anyway, starting to type as if i'm e mailing you lol, which i will do later tonight. Have a great weekend hun and enjoy your wrapping lol. Donna x

Anesha said...

More wonderful cards. Hope you get a good night's sleep soon.

Rina said...

very gorgeous cards and plentiful too.

bubblegum said...

Hi Linda Welcome aboard the crafty pad challenge blog - pleased to have you as a DT member. :) :)

xxDebbiexx

Dawn said...

Hiya Linda
Great to meet you!
The stamps are great aren't they - looking forward to using them to!
See you on the admin side!!!

Dawn
x

LOUISE said...

Hi Linda, fabulous cards, you certainly have been a busy bee! Great job on all of them. Louise x

Annie said...

Fabulous cards! and yes I remember Mabel Lucy Atwell but I'm much older than you! Having 2 boys in the late 70's 80's it's that era that I've missed out on as they were into Paddington and Thomas! Love that foxy lady stamp, it would be great for some of my 'awkward' customers - where is it from? hugs, annie x