Sunday, 28 August 2011

Festive Cards

Hi all! Another week has passed with me being busy and stitching away my next new Nordic cards, a theme continuation to my previous series :)  and now it's time for Hand-made Monday linking-up fun - click HERE and join the fun or to see some lovely craft creations. 

So here are my hand-made creations from this week:
2 new Scandinavian  festive cards:

The christmas tree chart on its own comes from Aurelle's blog. I added the frame, lettering and the "snowflakes" according to my own liking to fill up the stitch area. 

Another card is first attempt at being a thrifty stitcher - I tried to save a small strip of aida and I came up with this little stitch with Noel chalets :) Stitched, stamped, embossed and embellished with festive confetti :)

And the two cards side by side:

I guess I could count my home-made baked stuff as hand-made too! :)

I love experimenting in the kitchen and trying out new recipes. On Friday I made a plum crumble (one of my favourite desserts) with a hint of cinnamon and raisins. Served with custard :) Nom! nom!

Then on Saturday I had a go at my new baking toys: V.I.P - Very Important Pastries cookie cutters by Birkmann and I made these biscuits in a form of angel wings, that can be used to decorate a cup. Cute, aren't they? ;-)

Thank you for your kind comments you leave under my posts. Pleasure to read them! x x x


  1. Love the Nordic designs and the food, well hungry now, have a good week

  2. I love the thrifty card, it works so well! Those angel wings are very clever & the crumble looks yummy x

  3. I love all of it! Your cards are wonderful - do they take a long time? I love cross-stitch, but am VERY slow so would never be able to make any money out of it!! The angel wings are a brilliant idea too. Great blog post, thank you xx

  4. The cards look as though they took a long time to make - very special.

    Love the plum crumble, making me hungry now.

  5. The cards are gorgeous, I too would take far too long to make anything like that.
    I love the biscuits and crumble, I'm hungry now and no time for baking!

  6. The cards are lovely they look very effective :)

  7. You have had a very busy week! I love your nordic cards! x

  8. Biscuits are so clever... not sure how long they would last at the side of my mug though!

    Love the variation in textures on your cards... somehow cannot see them finding a home in the recycling bin ;)

  9. love your craft. really nice. i am a craft person to and i love to make things eight my hand. i crochet very well. on the verge of becoming a handbag designer.
    keep up the good work.
    P.S. i am your latest follower. I hope you will stop by my blog too.

  10. Your cards are lovely! Good job! Joined your blog today!


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