Thursday, December 24, 2009

'Twas the night before Christmas......


This is my lastest ever Christmas card of 2009 you will be relieved to know!

I have coloured my Magnolia image with distress inks. The background is distressed with weathered wood and the paper and snowflakes are edged with walnut stain. I have added stickles to my image and flowers. The snowflakes I have covered with dries clear glue and covered with ultra fine glitter.

May I take this opportunity to wish you all a most fabulous Christmas and a very Happy New Year! This year has meant so much to me, as your support and caring has totally blown me away. I have so loved meeting you all through my blog and count my blessings every day to know you all!


With much love

kim x


Tessa said...

beautiful card! merry christmas

Moni said...

Hi Kim, stunning card as always, so love the colouring! Great all details! Merry Christmas to you and your family! Hugs,moni

amanda stokes said...

Hi Kim!
Absolutely gorgeous card!your images are always coloured so beautifully
have a lovely christmas and new year!
hugs amanda xx

Dawn said...

Gorgeous card, love the colours. Happy Christmas x

sue said...

gorgeous card kim
Thank you for all the inspiration you have given me and also for the kind messages you have left on my blog, it is much appreciated, have a fantastic christmas

Maris said...

oohhh so cute, lovely is this one, and merry christmas for you and your familie xxx

The Crafty Goat Girl said...

Beautiful card Kim, as always! Happy Christmas to you and your family, big hugs Heidi xxxx

Fern said...

OMGosh, thsi is just stunning as always!
Hope you have a fabulous christmas, and thanks for taking the time to post such lovely comments on my blog!! :O)

Fern xx

craftimamma said...

Stunning card with fabulous colouring and your usual perfect composition.

I'd like to thank you for the pleasure and inspiration I get from visiting your lovely blog and also for sharing a bit about you and your family. Very important too is a thankyou for your kind messages of support and encouragement. They are lovely to receive.

Have a wonderful time over the next week or so with your family and adorable grandchildren especially.

Lesley Xx

Kort og Søm said...

So beautiful!
Have a merry christmas,
Fredrikke :o)

Jane said...

Oh it's stunning Kim, absolutely stunning! I love this paper, I bought it and couldn't bare to use it LOL. The flowers and snowflake are gorgeous and you colouring is stunning as always. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and your family Kim! hugs, Jane xxx

Hanna said...

Hello Kim!

Lovely card! Absolutely gorgeous, your colouring is perfect as always!
I'm blown away! You're so talented.

I wish you and your family a wonderful, merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
I'm looking forward to follow you here at your blog next year too!
Have a great day!
Many hugs from Hanna

loftylass said...

Kim, your card is absolutely stunning (as always). Thank you for sharing your talent with us this past year and I wish you and yours a Very Happy Christmas and A Happy, Healthy, Prosperous New Year - enjoy your rest.

Jacqueline's Weblog said...

Lovely and very beautiful Kim. The flowers are beautiful too!
Hugs Jacqueline

Chrissie said...

It looks like you saved the best until last Kim, a truly stunning card, with such a beautiful, wintry colour palette.
Thank you for the Christmas greeting my friend and I'm sending these words right back to you.

heidy said...

Hi Kim,
Beautiful card,Have a merry christmas.
Hugs Heidy

Anesha said...

Another truly beautiful card, your colouring is beautiful. Have a Blessed Christmas! Hugs Anesha

Lynda said...

This is so pretty Kim - Happy Christmas too to you and yours. Take care.

Love Lynda xxx

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Kim,
This is a fantastic card. The image is gorgeous and the flowers are magnificent.
Have a great Christmas.
Fiona x

Kay Carley said...

Love this card Kim as it is very pastel and therefore very me!!

Your colouring is absolutely gorgeous as too is the layout of the card.

Have a lovely Christmas.

Kay x

Tineke's hobby said...

such a beatiful card!your images are always coloured so beautifully
have a lovely christmas and a happy new year!
Greeting Tineke

Danielle said...

An absolutely gorgeous card Kim! Thank you for sharing your incredible talent and inspiration with us! Have a wonderful Christmas & New Year!
Hugs, Danielle

Dena said...

Kim! Your card is beautiful!!!! I adore that gorgeous flower and all your stickle accents. Pretty polka dot ribbon too.
I just wanted to tell you that you have given me sooooo much inspiration this year and support that I appreciate it more than you know. I wish I could meet you in person because I would give you a giant hug my friend!!!!!
Merry Christmas Kim!!!


alina said...

another absolutely beautiful card, Kim, wonderful colours!
hugs, Alina

alina said...

Also Merry Christmas to you and your beloved ones!

Kath said...

wishing you and yours a very merry christmas from very snowy Scotland...big hugs kath & buddy xxxx

Kim said...

Oh Kim what an adorable card hun! That is so pretty....I love the softness of it! And those flowers are beautiful!!!! Gorgeous work! Wishing you and your family a VERY Merry Christmas and a new year filled with love, happiness, health, and success!
Love & Hugs~

Rivien said...

Merry Christmas Kim! Have a lot of nice day's!

LG Britta

Angelwood said...

Kim another beautiful creation. Your Christmas card recipients are very lucky if you are sending them the wonderful cards that you make. I hate that all the Christmas crafting is over. It's my favorite time to craft. Holiday hugs to you, Angela

Sandie said...

Stunning as always Kim. Love how you work those distress inks. Gorgeous papers and detailing. Such a sweet Tilda too. I would just love to get into your flower stash, lol.

Wishing you and yours a wonderful Christmas and a peaceful New Year.

Caroline said...

So wonderful Kim !!!! I love the colours and the small Tilda...
Hugs and happy Christmas !

Trudy said...

Beautiful card! Kim
Have a wonderful Christmas and a New Year!
Hugs Trudy

Dawn said...


So so beautiful, love the colours..
Kim have a great Xmas with your gorgeous family


BA said...

dear Kim a Merry Christmas to you and your family.
xoxox BA

Such a wonderful card!!

Heike said...

Wow, your card is lovely.

I wish you and your family a "very Merry Christmas" with big presents :-))). Have a wonderful Time.....

Big Hugs from Germany

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Gorgeous as always Kim! Love the beautiful flowers and that big ole snowflake!

Hope you have a lovely Christmas and a happy New Year! Hugs

Nixe07 said...

Dear Kim,
I wish you and your family a wonderful christmas and a very happy new year!!

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Kim,i love your image and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Merry Christmas!
Hugs Riet.xx

dawnmarieg said...

Have a wonderful Christmas Kim. Hugs Dawn Marie.xx

Nettie said...

Wonderful card Kim and cannot wait to see what you 'dish' up for us in 2010! hugs Nettie xxx

Sandra said...

Merry Christmas Kim! I hope all of your wishes comes true!!

Alice Wertz said...

a beautiful card as always, Kim! Merry Christmas to you and yours! =)

Vicky said...

Gorgeous card Kim....
Happy Christmas

mueppi said...

Wonderful card with great colours!
I wish you and your family Merry Christmas!
Hugs Gisela

Melodie said...

Hi Kim,
your card is absolutely stunning. I like the colors very much.

Karen said...

Love your flowers, Kim! :D

Timcsoca said...

Beautiful card Kim!

Merry Christmas to you and your family!!!

Hugs, Tímea

Oxana said...

So beautiful card Kim!
Merry Christmas to you and your family!
Hugs Oxana

Treacle said...

Stunning card Kim

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year


Meretekj said...

Wonderful card, Kim.
Merry christmas:)

Kamilla said...

WOW Kim!!
So stunning card!
Just love the image and the colouring.
Have a happy new year!
Hugs, Camilla

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card Kim.
Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year.
Carole x

Leigh said...

Oh Kim, I'm sorry to read that this is the last Christmas card. I love looking at your work.
Have a safe and happy Christmas.

Annchen said...

another little cutie!

Wish you a merry christmas!


Andrea, said...

Oh this is so pretty Kim, I love the flowers and as always your colouring is superb. I hope you and your family had a great Xmas Day and all my good wishes for the rest of the holidays and 2010

Bastelmanu said...

Wow,ist das wieder eine traumhafte Karte und wie schön sie glitzert!
Die Gestalltung ist wieder traumhaft!

LG Manu! ;-)

Sarpreet said...

Gorgeous card, love all your work, I have now become a follower. I agree - your colouring is amazing.

Poppy said...

Gorgeous card. Hope you and your family have had a wonderful christmas.

Nannieflash said...

Hi Kim, I do so hope you had a wonderful Xmas, and I love your last Xmas card Ive got one more to post for a Challenge and thats me done also for another year, thank you so much for your friendship. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

Terrie B x said...

Your card is `Gorgeous` Kim..Hope you all had a fabulous Christmas:)x

Desire Fourie said...

Beautiful creation. Loving the flower arrangement. Wishing you a wonderful and happy 2010.

Velta said...

Beautiful hues of blue!!! Happy New Year to you and yours!

Deb said...

stunning card as always, can't wait to see what you make in the coming year! Hope you had a fabulous Christmas and best wishes for 2010! hugs Debxxx

Maya said...

You`re card is amazing,Kim!!
Awesome colours, fab coloring and details are just perfect!!
Thank you so much for all you`re inspiration!!
Have a happy and creative new year!!
Hugs from Maya:)

Karen said...


Love Karen x

Aija said...

Kim, your Christmas cards are so beautiful that I would be happy to see them even during the whole year! This one is also so special.
Have a great new week!

Marcea said...

Hi there hunny, I hope you have had a wonderful christmas with your family. Stunning card, I never tire looking at your beautiful creations.I hope your New Year is a fabulous one sweetie xxxx

Silli said...

Your card is wonderful Kim, I love your coloring!!!! Big hugs!

Crissy Armstrong said...

Your coloring and use of distress inks on the edges is just superb! I love everything about this card, and I never tire of seeing Christmas cards! The flower configuration is gorgeous too. I love how you got such a shine in her hair and the shades of grey are so soft and pretty with the touch of rose on the pressie. Just beautiful!

Inger Marie said...

Beautiful card Kim :)
Love the cute image,the paper and ribbon.
You give me a lot of inspiration. Thank you so much!!
Still wish you a Merry Christmas my friend.
Hugs from Inger Marie

Paula said...

Kim what a gorgeous and beautiful card.
I wish you and your family a very good and healty 2010.
See you ad the blog in the new year.
Hugs Paula.

jannes hobbykrok said...

Such a beautiful card,and I just love the way you colour your Magnolia-stamps!Wish I could do magick with paper,like you,but hardly any of my cards even make it trough to my blog!
Hope you have a merry christmas!!!

Scrapmumur said...

OH...your card is very gorgeous, Kim!
I love your colouring!
I wish you a Happy New Year 2010 and
many beautiful creations.
Big hugs, Mumur.

Annie said...

Hi Kim! another simply adorable card from you - love the sparkle! I hope you have had a lovely Christmas and thank you for all the kind comments you have left me. I look forward to seeing more of your fabulous creations next year!
hugs, annie x

maxine said...

wow this is beautiful Kim I hope you had a lovely Christmas

Bev said...

Stunning!! Kim your colouring and the colours you have used are simply out of this world! Hope you had a good Christmas sweetie x

Karen said...

What a beautiful card Kim. The colours are stunning and your colouring perfect. Lovely work. xx

Solveig said...

Dear Kim! Thank you so much for all nice comments and lovely inspiration in 2009! You are one of a kind and I'm so glad I found you! I wish you a georgeous 2010 and will follow you and your fabulous cards further next year!
hugs fram Solveig

Sandra said...

You have saved the best 'til last!! This card is beautiful. You are at your best designing with Magnolias.
Wishing you all the best for 2010.
Hugs and Happiness
Sandra x

Lynsey said...

Fantastic card Kim as always! Hope your Christmas went well and Happy New Year for 2010. Thanks for being such a regular visitor to my blog, I have really appreciated your comments over the last year.
Hugs Lynsey x

Ila said...

This card is Absolutely Beautiful Kim!!...Wishing you a Happy Heathy New Year!!...Holiday Hugs, Ila

doris said...

Another beautiful cards!!!
So gorgeous details and stunning colouring as always.
"I wish you a Happy New Year"!!

xox doris

Tessa said...

Happy New Year to you!!!

Giò said...

Hi Kim!!! Stunning card!!! I love your distress colouring.
I wish you and your family


All Pink girl said...

Hi Kim xxx
hope you had a fabulous christmas with the family xxx
totaly beautiful card so pretty and elegent ,love it
hope you have a fabulous new year
huge hugs Dawnxxx

Timcsoca said...

Happy New Year Kim!!:)

Hugs, Tímea

Terrie B x said...

Happy New Year and
best wishes for 2010:)xxx

Tammi said...

Just lovely (like everything you do)! Love the color combo and bits of sparkle! So glad I found your blog this year, your always an inspiration! xx

Lorraine A said...

I just love all your cards Kim ,,, they are all coloured so perfectly I think I need to use my distress inks more ,,,, :-)

Lols x x x