Monday, January 4, 2016


Hi, There!

I hope you were able to relax over your fave beverage and just take a deep breath!  Sounds wonderful but I know sometimes not so easy.  I had a day off from work so needless to say I was relaxed!!!! Just said no to housework and cleaning up after the Christmas celebrations here and spent a lot of time in my craft room.  Till next time, thanks for stopping by and sharing a fave beverage with me. (Mine would have to be a "little" stronger than hot cocoa! LOL)
Hugs ~ CaroleAnn

613 Avenue Create Challenge #157 - Anthing Goes/ CAS Card
The East Wind Challenge #46  "Flag on the Play"

Card Recipe
Digital Image from The EastWind - "Girl with Cocoa"
White card stock background created with Brusho Crystals - Black Only used on this.  Banners cut out from Graphic 45 papers, white liquid pearls, added a snowflake brad. Image was punched out with a Spellbinder oval scallop die cut, distressed with Chipped Sapphire, mounted with foam tape to the background white cardstock- then mounted to a white card. The snowflakes in the image colored with Luminarte Candy Red and True Blue, added liquid pearls and stardust on the snowflakes.  Glossy Accent used on her eyes.
Copic markers used on the image:
E000 E00 E01 E11 E93
E70 E71 E74 E77


  1. Love the fab image and details,just

  2. Carole Ann, it is great, that you have a rest after your Christmas celebrations, your new creation is wonderful! Love the effect look of background, the image of a pretty girl, little pearl drops!
    Hear in Russia we only have preparations to celebrate Christmas on the 7 of January, so all is ahead)))

  3. I like the "splattered" background..very nice! I also think the little banners in the corner were such a nice touch! Thanks for sharing with us here at 613 Avenue Create!
    Chana, Owner

  4. Oh I do love hot cocoa!! Since I'm here in the morning, it's coffee right now though! YUM!! :) I just love your splattered background and a fabulous image! I still have not pulled out my brushos to use...not even cracked them open! Hopefully I will this year and sooner than later!! :) HUGS

  5. This is so gorgeous! I'm glad you had some time to just create & enjoy life! And equally glad that we all got to benefit from enjoying this beautiful card.

  6. Love the beautifully coloured image and fabulous brushos background----Thank you for joining us at 613 Avenue Create
    Carol DT x

  7. I just had to click on this one to blow it up. Gorgeous coloring! I haven't tried the Brusho crystals yet but they look amazing on your card. Wishing you the best in 2016 my sweet friend. Hugs!

  8. Love this entry, thank you for sharing with Creatalicious, Jackie CT member.

    Wonderful that you have shared your great artwork with us here at THE EAST WIND. Good luck hun and do come back again!
    Jackie DT @ THE EAST WIND

  9. A beautiful card, fabulous colouring of the lovely image and I love the effect of the brushos, wonderful colours too.
    Thanks for your lovely comment!

  10. wow what a dreamy card!!!! I love the colors you have used and the background you have created!

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at The East Wind. Hope you will join us next time DT Crafting Vicky.


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