Tuesday 3 July 2012

Merry Christmas from The Ladybugs!

No I haven't gone mad well just not as far as this post title anyway! It really is Christmas at

I'm quite pleased about that as I need to boost my Christmas cards and boost it I have with a fab new release!! Yeah Go Kerry' These are gorgeous and I can't wait to get my hands on some more, my image is called 'Handbag Tree Delight' and its one of 6 in a fabulous new range called
Christmas Delight
which ties in fabulously with this weeks challenge
Christmas In July
and to make things even more exciting....we have a brand new Ladybug on the block!
Check out the lovely SUSAN and give her lots of ladybug love!!
 I've used Kerry's Ladybug font to add my sentiment to the front and the holly flourish is a die cut from Cheery Lynn.

And we are celebrating this new release with a blog hop so you should have arrived here from the lovely SALLY

You are collecting letters along the way, but don't worry if you get lost, just head back to the challenge blog HERE and start again.

The letter you need from me is H.

Remember to leave a comment on each DT members blog as you visit, and the challenge blog. When you have all your letters rearrange them to find the answer and email it to Kerry at 

One lucky person will win the whole set of new images and 5 more of you will win 2 images each - WOW and thats along side all of the prizes up for grabs in the challenge!

Right now you need to be running along! Next on the hop is the big boss herself!

Happy Hopping!

Love 'n' Hugs Laurie xx 
I'd like to enter this into the following challenges:

Pan Pastels - Use A Digi
Secret Crafter - Christmas
Totally Papercraft - Can You Digi It
Phindy's Place - Inspired By A Song (The Holly & The Ivy)
Crafty Ribbons - Clean And Simple
Lollipop Crafts - Christmas In July


Always with a Sentiment said...

Oh Laurie, how absolutely stunning. I love everything about this, so pretty. But Christmas already, arrgghhhh.
Hope you are keeping well, will swpeak soon.
Lots of love, Sandra xxx

Unknown said...

Morning Laurie, fab Christmas card, great image love the design Jo xx

♥Gemma♥ said...

This is ever so beautiful, gorgeous image which is beautifully coloured & i love that sentiment too...

Righto i have got your letter off to the next...
hugs and xxx

Sue said...

stunning card, lovely image and gorgeous colours too

Hugs Sue

Judith said...

love the gorgeous colours Laurie and the digi is so cute - what a great idea- I'll have to get my handbags out this Christmas. have to say you are totally mad I'm having a no Christmas in July protest!! hugs Judith x

Kerry said...

CAS is THE card to make for this release lol. The images look perfect this the pinks and that holly die cut is perfect. I tried to order it last week but couldn't remember who made it. Think I tried all the makes but maybe missed it along the way. Love it Laurie xx

cheryl said...

oh gosh Hun,this is just gorgeous oh that is one,really beautiful,image and the layout,colours,and detail is just stunning,hugs Cherylxxxxx

RoseC said...

Laurie, your beautifully colored Handbag Tree Delight looks fabulous on this pretty red and white Christmas card. TFS! Hugz, ~ Rose

Whimsey said...

Superb - love the colors; love the flourish - so delicate. Absolutely fantastic!!!

Whimsey said...

PS - LOVE the sentiment!!

Lisa Jane said...

Gorgeous colours .. i love the layout and the sentiment is perfect with those little bags !
Lisa x

Sue B said...

Oh Wow! this is fab Laurie!! what a wonderful image and I LOVE the sentiment!! LOL Love the holly flourish and bow… it's a really gorgeous card my friend!!
Hope you are well
Big Hugs
Sue xx

Christine L said...

Hi hon..

What a gorgeous Christmas card.. Love the take on a fav Christmas carol!

I'm the original last minute Christmas card maker... I don't do any before November!

Christine x

Julie said...

My oh my Laurie, Pink, sparkle and lots of Handbags, this is a real stunning card! I love the CAS styling, perfect!.x

Marjorie said...

Beautiful card the pink..what a fun!!

Pia S said...

Such a fun Xmas card for a bag addicted woman and just perfect with the pink color scheme!

Unknown said...

This is fabulous Laurie! love the image and the sentiment.
Hugs xx

Diane's Card Designs said...

Wow Laurie this is absolutely gorgeous. Love the clean crisp look.
Diane xx

Susan said...

Beautiful colours and stunningly simple - I love this image.....Xx

Kathleen said...

Love the choice of the pinks for this image and the pink holly looks great. Fab sentiment.
Brilliant card.

Kath x

Jane said...

You have made a real stunner here and the sentiment really made me chuckle,a girl can never have too many bags can she. Great work! Off to say hi to Kerry
Jane x

Mary J said...

That is so fab, Laurie! Love the colours you've chosen!

Sally said...

Great choice of colours and what a great sentiment too.
Fab card Laurie, loving the CAS style.
Hugs Sally xxx

Diamond Doll said...

Fab CAS card and perfect for our challenge.Thankyou for joining us at Crafty Ribbons.
Trish (-:

downrightcrafty said...

oh this is gorgeous a lovely Christmas creation, thank you for joining us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge
Hugs Kate xx
ps I have 1000 follower candy if you are interested :)

Dotty Jo said...

Now thats my kinda Christmas! Jo x

carol said...

ooh lovely card, thanks for sharing with CRAFTY RIBBONS and TOTALLY PAPERCRAFTS x carol

Janice said...

Great card Laurie - love the new images & your lovely holly die cut, Jx

Catherine said...

This is so cute and I just love all the pink!!!!

cebelica said...

Oh wow, this is awesome. Great design! Thanks for playing with us at Crafty ribbons! Hugs! xx

Highland Handmade said...

Gorgeous as always, love the layout you have used and I am loving this image too! not sure I could use it though!! xx

meg said...

Your sentiment is the perfect finish to a lovely card

Krafty Hugzz Kenzi x said...

Hee Hee
I love the sentiment, so perfect for the image,
How were supposed to pick our favourites i dont know, there all so fabulous and the dt have made them look stunning, So inspired..
Tfs ur awesome card hun
Kenzie xx
New Follower

Claire said...

Gorgeous card, love that image. Thanks for joining us at PanPastel UK
Claire xx

Sandra H said...

Hello Laurie, You have choosen a beautiful image and have produced a beautiful creation the colouring is stunning and l see you have added some glamour dust the different shades of pink is gorgeous and the swirls are coloured to perfection lovely bow and die cut and the layout is amazing too another fabulous image and a great blog hop thank you for sharing this:)x

Anonymous said...

Great card love the shading and also the die cut you have used too! GREAT stop on the hop! hugs Samantha :0)

Star said...

This is so beautiful! I LOVE non-traditional Christmas colors... especially pink! I love how you've colored this image...the vases are gorgeous. That holly flourish is the perfect touch.

xx Star

E. Marie said...

I love the simplicity of your card. The addition of the flourish and the red bow really bring out your lovely image.

Spyder said...

Lovely blog hop and gorgeous cards!!

Andrea said...

holly and handbags what fun, I love it and your design is ace a super card and who would'nt love it ,its perfect thanks and happy hopping x

Marianne said...

Oh wow, more CAS fabulousness (or should I say fabuliciousness LOL). Love the fun sentiment, too.