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Thursday, 15 August 2013

Whimsy 'Berry' Christmas Card

Hello my lovelies,
I hope you are all well.
 I am back from my lovely holiday in Tenerife. Boy was it hot though, according to the locals they had just started a heat wave. Still I read 3 books and took the occasional dip in the pool to keep cool! It was a very relaxing holiday and beautiful hotel, but I am quite happy to be home.
George is also home for his two weeks R & R before returning to Afghanistan to complete his 6 months tour, sometime in October. Sadly I have only seen him briefly as he has gone away with his brother and their girlfriends and unfortunately I am off on my travels again on Sunday, so that will leave me Friday night and Saturday to spend some time with him.
Enough rambling from me, over the last few weeks I have been making some Christmas cards and once I start it is hard to stop as these are my favourite type of card to make so apologies in advance if you get bored of me posting them.
I thought I would show a card using a Whimsy stamp called 'Berry'. She is so sweet and an absolute joy to colour. All the embellishments are from my stash. The rose has had some diamond dust added to it and the green foliage is some delicious moss. In amongst the moss are some fir cones and gold beads. The ribbon is Organza which had a gold bell attached to it. She has been coloured using Copics and a few highlights added using Prisma pencils.

Copics I used:
Skin: E31, 21, 00, 000, R20
Hair: E37, 35, 33, 31
Coat, Boots & Berries: R59, 46, 37
Scarf, Holly: YG99, 95, 91

 Pencils: Dark Umber & Black.
Thank you for all your lovely comments you left me while I was away.
Take care.
Gina x


  1. This is lovely Gina. I have also been busy with Christmas cards, love making them too,
    Glad you enjoyed your hols.
    Chris x

  2. Stunning GIna! Love the red's

  3. Oh my, this is just gorgeous Gina. Your colouring is wonderful and that lush ribbon matches perfectly. I'm not normally a fan of 'traditional Christmas' colours, but I adore this :) xx

  4. This is just so beautiful Gina. Love the deep colours you have used. An absolute delight.

  5. Gorgeous card Gina, the girl is so sweet and your design of the card is fab!
    Hugs Charlotte

  6. Hi Gina, this is gorgeous hun. Love your colouring of this sweet image and the lace is super.
    Glad you had a wonderful holiday. Enjoy your time with your son albeit short, time with family is precious.
    Hugs Sue W.

  7. Oooooooh she is so pretty in her Chrissy outfit! Love the reds and greens you have used and I am also taking note of your colours of her hair! Gorgeous Card! Sorry I still have to find some time to do what you sent me Thanks!

  8. fabulous card Gina, love the rich reds!
    Kim x

  9. Hi lovely,
    Your holiday sounded wonderful, beautiful card, love the reds, your colouring is fab!!
    Have a lovely weekend :)
    Love, Mel. xxx

  10. Super cute Gina, love this colour too, I nearly bought this gorgeous stamp the other day but didn't, really wish I had now I keep seeing her looking so beautiful.
    Enjoy your weekend. hugs Teresa xx

  11. Hi Gina,
    Wow, this is absolutely beautiful. Love the image & of course your gorgeous colouring. Love how you have used the lace & the ribbon. So adorable. Thanks for sharing. Hugs, Lisa.

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  12. What excellent copic coloring....you inspire me!!

  13. Excellent Copic Coloring, the image is perfect.....you inspire me!!