Friday, 27 August 2010

topsy turvey

Hi all you lovely crafters out there.
are you preparing for a great weekend, I do hope so.
I am very excited as I am doing a demo on Bank Holiday Monday at Sir Stampalot, a bit sad in one way though as I am doing it on my own now as the lovely Brenda from Floral fantasies is poorly, get well soon Brenda.
so if you are at a loose end on Bank Holiday Monday, come and see me.
Its the Christmas launch, there's lost of exciting things that are NEW, in the shop.
this car is made using woodware Tipsy tree
the papers are October afternoon again, sorry but I love them.
also I have a friend Mandy who has just started a new blog
she is on the design team for Sir Stampalot check her out here
her work is amazing.
I thought I would enter this into a couple of challenges


Anonymous said...

Hi Chris, Lou told me all about the demo...Just wish I was a little closer, as hubby works in Swindon, the last thing on his mind is driving on a day off...If he had had the week off I would have been able to twist his arm...we have our way's don't we...hehe
I am determined to visit you lovely lady's soon you don't get away that

Uber fabulous card fav type of papers so will be noting them, great job on the boarder, you got all those ickle flowers cut to a tee...sorry can't spell sermetrical googled it an all doh. Just waiting for the tree to spring back and smack me on the head

I can't do funny I know, bad sence of humour

Lindsey said...

Chris this is stunning! How have you done those little hearts? Are they brads?
Linds x

Happy Days said...

Blimey Chris, I didn't think you could top some of your recent stuff, but this is awesome, amazing, fabulous and plain downright gorgeous! I absolutely love it! I'd never have thought of using these papers on a Chrimbo card - but they work so well.

I wish I lived nearer as I'd definately come see you, but sadly I'm stuck right down on the coast in the SE.

Have a fab holiday weekend.

Hugs Claire x

Lisa Jane said...

Hi Chris ... i love this! The colours and papers are just gorgeous.
Looks like my tree when i have decorated it lol..
oh how i wish i lived nearer.. fingers crossed your demo goes ok... want to hear all about it.
Lisa ;)

Doreen said...

Your cards always have that something about them that says classy,I just love all of your work.I would have loved to see you do a demo just to see how things are really done,but alas to far away for

Cheryl said...

Oh wow chris really love the design on this card it realy is amazing nice to see something so differnet yet boy is it effective,hugs cheryl xxxx

Jules said...

Oh Wow Chris .. .. I love, love, love, love, love this creation.

Everything about it is gorgeous.

Have a great Bank Holiday weekend.

Love Jules xx

Loopylou!! said...

oh that is just fabulous chris! i love the papers and the tree. see you monday all being well hun xxxxx

Sally H said...

Oh, Chris, I love your card! It is gorgeous! I'm just wondering if I can sneak out without anyone noticing on Monday and come and keep you company! Unfortunately the relatives might notice me not being there!

rozzy said...

fab card Chris. i love the design and colours.
Hope all goes well at SSAL on Monday… I could have offered to come and help you…couldn't I….. May be I could persuade hubby to being me down. i have never been to any of the demo's there and I'd especially love to come to yours :)
have a good weekend
hugs rozzy xx

pinky said...

This is real country chic Chris, I absolutely adore the feel and look of this card. The papers are so gorgeous. When they build a tunnel from Ireland to England I might drive up and surprise you lol. Have a great weekend.

Angie said...

Hi chris what a gr8 card i love the papers and the tree might have to get them. You are soooo clever it's perfect
Hugs Angie x

Dawn B. said...

These colors are some of my favorite. I love the leaning Christmas tree.. I typically have one that topples each year.. Great card.. Good luck with your class

mckinkle said...

Super card Chris, I love the retro country chic look, the image and papers gel so well.

Hope you have a fab demo Chris!

Keryn x

Fleur said...

Hi Chrissy, I really love this, it's fantastic, everything is just perfect. Love the tree and the papers are some of my faves too.
The layout is great and had to have a closer look at that stitching.
See you Monday,
Hugz Fleury xXx

Crafty Lou said...

Hi!Chris,Ooh!!this is just so lovely and just a perfect colour mix/papers-just my cup of tea.
So looking forward to seeing you on Monday and you will be amazing.

Have tried a few times to follow Mandys Blog but sadly it won't let me-not sure why :(

take care,see you very soon.

Hetty said...

Wat een schitterend kaartje

gr hetty

Shirley-anne said...

Love those papers and the toppling tree. Such a wholesome country feel to the card ..great layout . Hope that your friend feels 100% soon and good luck on the day for you .

Stamping Cafe said...

Stunning card as always, Chris! Love how you layer the dp, the design is just lovely!

Have a beautiful weekend!

Linapyssel said...

Oh yet another super Chris card!!! I love the way you put together a card . You are such an inspiration!!!
Have a great day
Hugs Lina
I´m going to swing by Mandy and say hi!

Need to send a get better mail to Brenda aswell!!! Poor her!!

Dotty Jo said...

Hi Chris, this is a beauty! Love those sweet papers - such gorgeous colours and patterns which look great together. That tree is soooooo cute and I love all the details! I see that Vicky wants to come visit.... I'll have to discuss this with her as it would be great fun to come and meet up with you and the Sir Stampalot crew! Jo x

Janette said...

Hi Chris, what a brilliant card, so different and I love the colours...have a good week-end.xx

Clare *Littlebear* said...

Hi Chris,
This is is super card! I love the layout and great papers.
Hugs, Clare x

Mackenzie said...

Hello Chris I love your card I love
the christmas tree and the way you have used papers to colour the christmas tree in. I love the papers that you have used. Hugz Mackenzie xXx.

Tracy said...

Oooo I really do love these papers, they are gorgeous. Where did you get them Chris? Hope all goes well Monday and I bet Brenda's so sad she's missing it Chris.
I'll be there one day Lol!
Have a great weekend
Happy crafting (and demostrating)
Tracy x

Donna said...

Stunning card Chris, I love these colours together and your layout is beautiful, I love the triangular border strip and the gingham tree...hope you have fun this weekend :) Donna x

Juls said...

love the colours...really funky card, love it! Hugs Juls

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow Chris this is absolutely gorgeous!
So love your delicious paper and your design is fantastic! Such a stunning card!
Have a wonderful time on Monday so wish I lived nearer!
kim x

Faye said...

Oh yes, I likey. I likey a lot! I love bunting right now and these papers, although I don't have them, but I always love them when I see you using them! xxx

Faye said...

Oh yes, I likey. I likey a lot! I love bunting right now and these papers, although I don't have them, but I always love them when I see you using them! xxx

mustavcoffee said...

Hi Chris, ooh , I love this beautiful card, your design is gorgeous and I just have to have those papers:D
I hope you have a great time demoing on bank holiday Monday, I'm sure you will knock 'em dead. If I lived closer I would have loved to come and join you but it's just too far:{
Hope you enjoy the rest of the weekend :D xxx

Mandy G said...

Hi Chris,
thank you so much for bigging up my new blog,and for your fab comments.
I still have no idea why no one can follow.
Natasha mentioned in sirstampalot today that it is a problem with google reader, and when I checked for online help loads and loads of people are having the same problem.
I am gutted, but looking forward to your demo on Monday

Mary J said...

Hello Chris! What a great card! Those colours are just fab!

I would love to come and see you at Sir Stampalot, but alas it's just too far away! Hope you have a super day!

Brenda Brown said...

OMG Chris this is just gorgeous so eye catching and scrummy. I love the distressing and stitching and those papers are to die for. Your layout and design all work so well. I wish I was nearer Peterborough I would be along with you. (I used to go to school in Ramsey!!)
Have a great weekend and a good day Monday.
Luv B xxx

Sara said...

Love these papers too , can`t get enought of them, I love how you`ve paper pieced the trees and boy have you got some patients cutting out all those little hearts, fab card and I love the stitching too, hope to see you monday, hugs Sara xx

Kay Carley said...

This is great Chris!! The card reminds me of a patchwork bedspread! I don't envy you all that cutting out and gluing you had to do though!! xx

Nikbee said...

Such a gorgeous card Chris. I love the papers, such a country feel to them.
I wish I lived close enough to attend demos - there's always next year when we are back in England.
Nikki x

Sarpreet said...

Good luck with the demo - if I was near by I would be popping down. This is gorgeous, great image and fab papers. love to see more samples

Nannieflash said...

Hi Chris, wow I do love your paper piecing its gorgeous and the image is just right for that sort of thing. Stunning card, sorry to hear that Brenda is poorly hope she soon feels better. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxx

Cor* said...

Loving the topsy turvy look. Great papers & layout. Thanks for joining in at Creative Inspirations for our Christmas Challenge.

lisa said...

What a great Christmas card. I love the wavy tree!!!! What a pity you are so far away, I'd love to see your demos. Sorry to hear Brenda is poorly, please send her my best.
Have a great day.
Hugs Lisax

Anonymous said...

Hi Chris, this is totally gorgeous, totally cute, I love your paper, and the tree, everything!!!



Delicious papers Chris, and the topsy turvy tree is just so different - I love it. I do like the "alternative" Christmas colours - such a nice change from the traditional red and green.
Have a great demo day - Hugs, Sylvia xx

coldwaters2 said...

Oh my Chris this is fabulous what a perfect example of paper piecing, something which I am useless at lol, your papers, design and image are superb.
Lorraine x

louise said...

Goreous card Chris and I too love those papers, all the best for Monday you will knock them dead with all your fab creations.
Louise xx

Denise (peanutbee) said...

{happy sigh}....these colors/papers together are so incredible sweet! Love Love LOOOOVE your card!

maxine said...

Hi Chris This card is stunning, I love the papers and tree and a great lo. I hope your demo's have gone well, wish I lived closer and could have gone to one.
hugs maxine

Sassylassy said...

Sweet card hun! I just love the country look of it. Your tree is so cool! And I just love all the cute lil hearts! Pretty fancy work with your papers, awesome!
Hugs Bonnie

Mel said...

Hi Chrissy, I love, love, love this - its yummy! mel x

Jean said...

Chris, So glad you played along at Just Scraps and I got introduced to your fabulous blog. Your work is awesome!

Debbie Dolphin said...

beautiful i love the papers you have used. i'll be on the lookout for those. good luck with the demo. youve more guts than me!!!lol
love debbie xxxx

Anne Jagger said...

I love those papers too Chris. Your card is gorgeous, love your layering, the stamp is fab and those little hearts are adorable. Beautiful.
Hope your demoing went well. X Anne X

Crafty Chris said...

Oh how I wish I lived closer I would be there in a flash, but Im sure my bank manager is glad I dont, good luck for monday although you dont need it your work is superb, I love this card must have a look for those papers they are gorgeous as is the image, good to be back.
Christine x

Mina said...

wow wow wow Chris I love this is stunning...have a brilliant time at your demo, I so love demoing, I gab away to everyone and end up with a sore throat lol
Mina xxx

Gibmiss said...

Hi Chris
What a stunner this card is ...want these stamps and papers...Gorgeous
Love to all the Family
Sylvie xx

Cherie said...

Hi Chris, Love the card I can see why you like the papers lush!!
Hope the demo went well would love to visit the shop, I will look out for your next one.
Hugs cherie

Cheryl said...

I LOVE this card! You paired such a cute image with the perfect papers. (I love them too!) Fantastic lay out too.

Jeanie said...

Holy cow Chris, this is STUNNING! It's so eye catching, unique, fun, and just plain GORGEOUS!! Love it! {{{hen hugs}}} Jeanie

Alicia said...

This is so beautiful! You make such original artworks. I love visiting your blog.
Alicia xx

Jane said...

Such a beautiful creation, well done. Jane x

Angela said...

This is just lovely! What a beautiful design and gorgeous papers! ;) Angela

Tammi said...

Oh I love those papers, pretty how you did the tree and what an amazing design!

Annika said...

OK, that wonky tree is just too cute in gingham and soft lacy design - your design is a total WOW!

Snuffermus said...

This is such a cute card! The colours go so well together and all the little details :) Thanks for stopping by at my blog.


Grenouille Greetings said...

...and you say that I've been busy. Wow - I see I have some catching up to do! Love this floppy tree and love your paper piecing. Fab design all round! BTW - I bought the campervan stamp at the NEC. When I saw it - your previous card popped in to my head and I had to have it! Warmest wishes, Lesley

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