Wednesday, 21 December 2011

Edward Scissorhands Christmas Card

So  what card do you give a teenager that manages to show a total dis-interest in any traditional Christmas images? Edward Scissorhands of course!!! This is the card I made for DD this year and it was exceptionally well received (thank the lord!!) which means that I've actually managed to do something right for a change!!! Hooray!!! LOL

Image - Simply Betty
Snowflake Dies - Marianne Creatables
Glossy Accents
Sentiment - Computer generated font which has had a swirly line added to it by hand
Stickles - Stardust
White card - The Papermill

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Dream Valley Challenges - Christmas
Gingerloft  - Christmas
One Stitch At A Time - Anything goes
Hotshot Crafts - Promarkers
The Cheerful Stamp Pad - Merry Christmas
Crafty Boots - Christmas
Crafty Cardmakers - Use it three times
Hooked on Cratfs - Christmas
Lexi's Creations - Untraditional Christmas
Bearly Mine Challenges - Anything goes
Creative Craft Challenges - White on White
Top Tip Tuesday - Christmas


  1. That looks great - did you cut up lots of little pieces of paper behind the image???

  2. Thank you for adding your amazing card to Hotshot Crafts first challenge. You are our 100th entry!!!. I never thought we would get more than 10!!

    hugs Sarah x

    p.s. have you joined our list of followers?

  3. Wow this is just amazing

  4. Gorgeous card Claire. Hope the jolly man in the red suit brings you something lovely for Christmas x

  5. love it, off to see more images as I love edward, and how many challenges did you manage, LOL

  6. OMG! CLAIRE! OMG! I'm with your daughter on this one! Perfection!

  7. You Rock Claire!!!!
    Thank you so much for playing at OSAAT. Good Luck!
    Hugs Nataliya

  8. Wow - that must have taken you ages to cut out and with all the confetti bits as well - fantastic alternative card xxx

  9. Wow, fabulous Claire! Love the background you created!!!

  10. OOOOOHHH!! I love this what a great card for a teenager :O) thank you for joining us at OSAAT for our anything goes challenge. Good luck and Merry Christmas, Hugs


  11. Sweetie this is absolutely awesome bet she really loved it, it certainly brought a smile to my face its fantastic!!!
    I cant decide if I want the baby come in time for crimbo or come on new years eve as its my sons (the daddy to be) 21st birthday then so what a fantastic prezzie for him it would be lol.

    Anyway sweets incase I dont get chance to pop by again hope you & your family have a fabulous christmas & all the very best for 2012, hope all your dreams come true shug.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

  12. Fab card for a teenager. Thanks for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday this week. Merry Christmas. Annette xx

  13. what a stunning card,found your blog via docrafts

  14. Fabulous! My daughter loved this lots! Thank you for joining us at Crafty Boots! Happy, happy Christmas x

  15. So cute. Thanks for sharing at the Cheerful Stamp Pad.

  16. Cool card. Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley Challenges.

    Hugs Liv

  17. wow a great white on white project, thanks for joining us at creative craft challenges in our last challenge of 2011, good luck in the draw.
    hugs sandra dt xxx

  18. This is one totally fab card loving all that gorgeous white and that image is super, thank you for joining our challenge at Bearlymine
    Lorraine x

  19. oh hun this is simply stunning as always amazing detail thanks for playing at creative craft this week,hugs cherylxxx

  20. I love the thinking behind this card, it is very effective.

    All of the excitement of the past week or so has put me well behind, sorry. I hope your Christmas was as good as mine and I would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a very happy New Year.

    Thank you for entering this Crafty Boots challenge.


  21. Stunning card, saw it on craft stamper's web site, i just love it, love Edward Scissorhands and what a great idea to cut up the little bits of paper, so so beautiful, Jenny

  22. OMgoodness...I love creative!!! Thanks for joining us at creative craft challenges!

  23. Thanks for joining us at Lexi's Creations with your fabulous Christmas card. Great image, beautifully coloured.

    Hope to see you back soon.


  24. Oh wow! My daughter has just said, 'oo! It's Edward Scissorhands! Johnny Depp!!! That's amazing!!!!' I agree with her! Fab card, it brings back the end of the film, with the snow falling, so very well!

    Thanks for joining in at Dream Valley Challenges!

    love Mags B x

  25. Oh, I love this!! :) The Edward Scissorhands image is just fab and the little bits of paper behind him are the perfect touch!! Great idea for a tricky card- aren't teenagers hard... I had to colour my first Manga images for my little sis this year as that's her thing!!lol :)
    Thanks for sharing with us at Dream Valley this time!! :)
    hugs, Rachel x

  26. A very different take on a Christmas Card.
    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers, hope to see you again soon.

  27. Love the image. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers. hugs Kimx


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