Thursday, 20 December 2012

Candy Canes

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Hi everyone! Well I think this is my last post before Christmas! :D I can't believe it is just around the exciting! Firstly I want to say a huge Happy Holidays to all of has been a fantastic year and I have met some lovely people and have had some amazing opportunities in my journey in blog land :) I really appreciate all of the support you have given me and I look forward to continuing the fun in 2013!! Well I think you will see me before that but it is exciting :)

Today there is a new challenge over at Saturated Canary - good for getting last minute Christmas cards done! It is a photo inspiration so pop over and take a look. 

I haven't made a card this time! I've actually made a table centre piece using the AMAZING chipboard sleigh from Make it Crafty. How nifty is it! I've laid it atop some pulled apart cotton balls and the trees in the background I picked up for a bargain $7 from target :)

The trim on the sleigh is a piece of the Make it Crafty chipboard snowflake border. I have cut up some sonwflake trim from Live and Love crafts and adhered it with some pearls for decoration. I used loose glitter on the blades and traced some pion design paper on the actual sleigh.

I dipped the reindeer is some fluffy sparkly stuff that I got off the lovely Irina Blount :) Can't remember what it is called but it gives a lovely texture like snow! :) The antlers are dipped in loose glitter.

The stamp is Candy Canes by Saturated Canary. Here are the copic colours that I used:

Skin: E000, E00, E21, E11, R11
Hair: Y21, YR23, E33
Dark Blue Outfit: B93, B95, B97, B99
Light Blue Outfit: BG000, BG01, BG05, BG09
Sack: E11, E13, E15, E18

Hope you all enjoy my last Christmas project of the year! Thank you so much for stopping by and I wish you all a very Merry Christmas / Happy Holidays! :D xx

Challenges that I am entering:

Craft Us Crazy - Christmas/3D Project
Do You Stack Up - Anything Goes
Hanna and Friends - Christmas
Milk Coffee - Christmas/Winter
Sassy Studio - Blue Christmas
Crafts and Me - Winter Wonderland
Creative Moments - Anything Goes/Anything But A Card
Divas by Design - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Merry Christmas
Inky Impressions - Sparkle



Karen Wilson said...

Omgosh, Alyce! This is STUNNING!

Wishing you and your family a safe and happy holiday Season and a VERY Merry Christmas!!


Hi Alyce
A stunning and beautiful creation love the image and fabulous colour's wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and thankyou for all of your wonderful comments on my blog
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Gabbi said...

Alyce this is amazing. You colored kristas stamp beautifully, and then all the other things you did are just amazing. I love the whole scene.
Merry christmas

Annette said...

Girl you blow my mind this is amazing... This is so gorgeous...WOW...

Rina said...

OHHHH my WOW Alyce.... you just keep blowing me away!!!!

Merry CHRISTmas to you too!

Dangina Martinez said...

What a wonderful sight to see as I woke this winter mourning. It is such a fabulous scene. Loved it:)
Hugs, Dangina
Merry Christmas to You and Your Family

Anja said...

Gorgeous creation, Alyce! The image is perfectly colored and beautifully arranged with the sleigh and the reindeers.
Have a very Merry Christmas, too!
Hugs, Anja

Desire Fourie said...

Alyce this is just packed with awesomeness and so beautifully photographed.
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life - my personal blog} {Doing Life 400 Follower Give Away}

jimlynn said...

WOW! Stunning creation! So many wonderful details and just beautiful!

Hope you and your family have a fabulous Christmas.


Sue Nicholson said...

Stunning work, Merry Christmas cheers Sue N x

Sue - bearhouse said...

WOW!! This is stunning Alyce. I love the pretty image and your colouring is truly AMAZING. I have just showed my daughter and she said a really big WOW!! too!!!
The sleigh and reindeer are gorgeous and beautifully decorated.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you too Alyce. Thank you for making me go WOW!! so many times and for all of your kind comments on my blog too

Hugs Sue

Boxofcolours said...

Stunning colouring my friend!

Anita said...

Absolutely stunning! I hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas!

pinky said...

Oh how beautiful is that Alyce, I just adore it. Hope you have the happiest Christmas in your new home. Hugs

Chrissy said...

So beautiful Alyce..fantastic scene you have created and brilliant colouring on this gorgeous image..
Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year 2013..


Pat K said...

WOW, stunning creation Alyce. Love blue and white for Christmas and you have done it brilliantly.

Wishing you a Merry Christmas - how exciting to be in your new home at this time of the year. I can't wait to see your fabulous work in 2013. hugs, Pat K xx

Rachel Parys said...

Holy crap, let me pick my jaw up off the floor!! Gorgeous little winter wonderland you created here!! Awesome job my friend!! Happy holidays!

Sherryn said...

this is just the most awesome christmas project i have seen. all your cards have been so gorgeous and your colouring out of this world. really enjoy following your blog. look forward to all the 2013 creations. Merry christmas xx

Shazza said...

wow this is absolutely stunning. Merry Christmas x

Tracy said...

Totally cool project Alyce. WOW! The sleigh and reindeer look amazing and your coloring rocks as always. So glad we got to be bloggie buddies this year. Looking forward to sharing another year with you. Merry Christmas!

♥ Paula ♥ said...

Again another triumph from you. I doooooooooo love the way you colour, you match them so well. Thank you so much for sharing your newest creation..

Have a great day x

Vicky said...

Stunning as always Alyce...a truly beautiful creation...and I would like to wish you a Merry Xmas too sweetie..

big hugs Vicky xx

1CardCreator said...

Alyce this is stunning! Merry Christmas to you and yours also. ~Diane

eva said...

so beautiful! love the blue shades! merry christmas and happy new year to you too!

June Nelson said...

Wowser me darlin this is incredible its stunning and your colouring is out of this world, love it hunnie big hugies June xxxxxxx

Ellis said...

Stunning center piece you've made! =) It looks fantastic! =)
Have a lovely christmas!
Hugs, Elenor

Christine Riley said...

Wow, what an amazing proejct, love it! Happy Holidays to you and yours :)

Hugs, Christine

Carol said...

WOW Stunning center piece. Love the color combo and the image is awesome!

Danni said...

Truly amazing and gorgeous!! Wow!!

Amanda R said...

I have to say this is stunning Alyce, love how you decorated the sleigh with the paper and chipboard and I have never seen such awesome reindeer, glittered antlers rock!

sassy said...

wow what a stunning most beautiful card awesome...hope you have a merry christmas and a very happy new year hugs sassyxxxx

Sarah said...

Hi Alyce, oh wow this is just amazing! Wish I was coming over your house for dinner when you bring this out!

Sorry I've not been by for ages, been run off my feet in that strange place I call the real world! Hopefully things will calm down in the new year and I'll be back visiting on a regular basis.

Hope you have a fab Christmas and a lovely New Year.


sarah-Jane said...

Wow! Just stunning!
Hope you have a fantastic Christmas and new year.
Sarah-Jane xx

Suzie's Card Den said...

Oh Wow Alyce - this is amazing - what a fantastic creation - I love this stamp, you have coloured it beautifully.
Hope you have an amazing Christmas.
Suzie xx

Penny said...

Oh, what a glorious centerpiece! My gosh, I love the scene you put together with your different pieces! And the beautiful color palette--it is actually yummy! Your coloring is fantastic, as always, Alyce. I don't think you could color badly if you tried! LOL! Yup, this is one fabulous centerpiece! :^)
Holiday hugs, Penny
P.S. Wishing you and yours a most Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! :^)

Mary J said...

Oh, I am going to miss your posts - I can't wait until after Christmas to get my inspiration from you Alyce! But this is STUNNING!! Love the clean looks of these and that little girl is so beautifully coloured!

Have a very merry Christmas my friend!

Patricia St Martin said...

Just wonderful. the Christmas scene you created is a winter wonderland. Your SC image is so stunning, I love the BG colors she is just beautiful. The sleigh and the reindeer are totally awesome. Looking forward to next year to seeing all your wonderful creations.
Have a wonderful Christmas.
Hugs, Patricia

Leanne said...

I am soo floored by this Alyce!! It's beautiful!! A true winter wonderland hon!! You really outdid yourself, but then you ALWAYS do!!
Love it!!
Happy Holidays!

coops said...

oh my word this is AMAZING alyce.i love it all.
wishing you a very happy christmas :D

xx coops xx

Faye said...

Gawd woman, you're lucky we don't live closer. Stop making breath taking lay gorgeous stuff!! Have a superdoop Christmas babe. X

Franz♥ said...

Hello hello my sweet Alyce! This project is STUNNING! Omg, it seems a dream, i'm in love with it!

I wish you a Merry Christmas and a wonderful new year, a huge, hug, Franz.

xxxtglxxx said...

Beautiful creation Alyce! :)

Have a wonderful christmas hun



Amy Heffernan said...

Great job Alyce! I like the glitter on the reindeer antlers :)

Sandra Mathis said...

Winter Wonderland in it's true sense. I suppose you need something like this for Christmas to make up for the lack of snow down under...right?! :-) Beautiful do them all colours so well, but now that I'm visiting on a regular basis I'm starting to favour certain colours you blue and green and purple, they always look amazing. Not that the other ones are badly coloured or anything, but the colours I just mentioned are even more amazing than your usual amazing...makes sense? No, didn't think so either. Anyway, I'll stop whaffling now, just stopped by to wish you a Merry Christmas. Have fun opening your prezzies and I'm so proud of you that you managed to stay away from the emergency kit, because you didn't give in the last couple of days, did ya?

Big hug,

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Alyce I am completely in awe of this stunning creation, what beauty I am seeing here, amazing work. I would like to wish you and your family a very Happy Christmas and New Year
lorraine x

Good Kardma by Jules said...

Your project is SO gorgeous! I love that sleigh and reindeer so much. And your coloring is lovely, as usual! Thanks for the chance to win!

Kjersti said...

A beautiful creation Alyce!
Wish you a Merry Christmas!
Hugs Kjersti:)

Nadja said...

What an amazing center piece you created! I love all the details about it. I hope you and your family will have a Merry Christmas and I wish you the best for the New Year.


Samantha said...

Just beautiful Alyce! I am a huge fan of you colouring style. You just keep making amazing creations and I hope to see many more in 2013! :)
Merry christmas and I whish you all the best for the new year.
Gr. Samantha

nanetteyf said...

Sooo pretty, your coloring is amazing! Thanks for joining us at inky impressions, merry christmas, and good luck in the draw!

loyaz said...

What a wonderful centerpiece. So fun to see something other than cards. You did a super job

loyaz1 at wbhsi dot net

Liz's creative corner said...

This is stunning, love it, gorgeous colouring and colours, Merry Christmas and best wishes for the New Year too, hugs Liz xx

Laura Love said...

This is STUNNING! I saw your gorgeous Candy Cane image on the Saturated Canary blog and needed to hop over here for a closer look! Gorgeous coloring job!

donemark crafts said...

Wow great christmas dec love it thank you for sharing with us at Creative Moments.

Kay said...

This is so very cute & festive! Have a wonderful Christmas alongside your family/loved ones!

Crafteezee said...

Oh she's like a Princes in a winter wonderland, perfect. Love that sleigh too, I should of got one of those, I'm sure I could have put some embellishments in it, lol.
Gorgeous as always my friend. Whilst I'm here I'll thank you for joining us at Crafts and Me.
Hugs Tracy x

Kerry said...

Wow Stunning Centre piece!!! Love everything about it. Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions.

Alaine said...

OMG this is AMAZING! I love everything about it and the colors and your coloring are spectacular. Thank you for joining us at Sassy Studio Designs Dare to be Sassy Thursday Challenge!

Alaine, SSD DT

Carrie Taylor said...

Wow wow wow this is fantastic must have taken you ages to do how different. Thank you for joining us at SSD at DTBST challenge.

Carrie SSD DT

Margreet said...

what an eyecatching project and gorgeous colouring....thanks for sharing with Inky Impressions!
xxx Margreet

Ann Marie Governale said...

Just incredible and so gorgeous.. love it, Ann Marie

Suzanne said...

Merry Christmas Alyce and A Happy New Year, thank you so much for all the help this year, Love Suzanne xx

Wishcraft said...

Oh wow Alyce, how gorgeous! Such a pretty creation and love the image, and your fabby colouring too. Hope you've had a wonderful Christmas and wishing you a very happy New Year too :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Leslie Turner said...

Love this! So sorry I'm delinquent in visiting blogs. Things have been so busy lately but I hope to do better in 2013! Hope you and yours have a fabulous new year!
Big hugs,

Danielle C said...

Another stunning creation! I love to see what you come up with and love your color combos! Thanks for the chance at some candy!

Karina said...

Wow Alyce, what a fabulous creation. Looks so great and I am sure it is a highlight on each Christmas table. Hope you had a wonderful festive season and arrived safe and sound into the 2013. I am looking very much forward to see more of your gorgeous projects in the new year.
Big hugs, Karina

Alice Wertz said...

wow! what a beauty, girl! amazing project and coloring as always. love love it! hope you had a wonderful Christmas and Happy Happy New Year to you and yours! =)

Kimberli Sarsfield said...

Alyce, your coloring stands alone and I could drool over it for eons! I love this cute Sat Can image and how you used the blues instead of red/green. Adorable!

Angie:) said...

Sorry I'm so late with posting a comment on this fabulous project!! It is such an inspiration and I always love your coloring!


Ben Stewart said... pretty and your coloring is amazing!Love it...

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