Friday, December 2, 2011

Holiday Ants

Oh those ants!

The Creative Details:
Image: Doodle Pantry
Colors: Copic Markers in tonal grey, leaf green, willow, powder blue
Embellishments: fringe,silver and diamond stickles, tinsel glitter, satin bow
Techniques: paper piecing

The Challenges:
Addicted to Stamps - Christmas card
Bah Humbug - Christmas critters
Crafty Ann's - Christmas bingo (ribbon, bauble, silver)
Crafty Catz - colors of Christmas/sparkle
Craft your Passion - tis the season
Cupcake Craftroom - traditional christmas
Divas By design - anything goes
Forever Friends - Christmas, plus animal
Paper Shelter - anything goes
Paper Variety - include an ornament
Raise the Bar - Looking like Christmas
Ribbon Reel - anything goes
Sassy Studios - sparkle
Scrapbook Sisters - anything goes
Scrap-Creations - Christmas
Simon Says - anything goes

Watch out for the ants!
Stay Warm Harted,


  1. How much fun! You know, if there were real ants crawling on my ornaments, I'd be pretty unhappy, but girl, your ants are just adorable! Laurie has such a way with ants and critters! Great card, my friend - thanks for sharing!

  2. Fabulous card and a great image.Thanks for sharing with us at Craft your Passion .xxx

  3. This is fabulous Elizabeth, it's so bright and perfect for the season. Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
    Ann x

  4. Such a pretty card! I love the trim!

  5. Fabulous Elizabeth, love the fringe and the sparkly ornament, -wow!!

  6. Hi Elizabeth, what a darling card! Wow, girl love that trim and love the decorated bulb. Great creativity!
    Hugs, Sarah

  7. Absolutely BEAUTIFUL!! LOVe that blue fringe and sparklies on the ornament!! Great job *Ü*

  8. This is gorgeous, Elizabeth. I love those little ants and love love love your blue tassle trim. Really pretty. Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion 'Tis the Season Challenge this week.
    Cathy Lee

  9. Those cute ants are brilliant - lovely card

  10. super christmas card,so glad you played along with our challenge at CRAFTY CATZ x carol

  11. Not sure I'd like the real thing scuttling about my decorations lol ... but these guys are cute. Thank you for sharing with us at Bah! Humbug!

    Max's Craft Creations
    Bah! Humbug! Challenges DT

  12. Love your use of ribbon and trim on this fun card. I can almost hear those ants singing, "Fa-La-La-La" as they help "decorate?" that tree!

  13. What a beautiful ornament! Love your trim. Thanks for joining The Paper Variety's ornament challenge :)
    -Suzanne My blog :)

  14. Oh wow, this is really stunning! I love the blue trim you added, it really goes perfectly with this image, fabulous coloring too! Hugs, Karen

  15. Love this card - very different cute critter.
    Ann xxx
    Bah! Humbug! DT

  16. Beautiful card, love your colouring. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


  17. This is just precious Elizabeth! Thanks for you visit to my blog and for the fun reminisce of Christmas's past! I have several 'old' ornaments that used to be hung on MY grandmother's tree and I put them on our tree every year! Such wonderful memories! YEP ... we had those big bulbs that used to get SO HOT ... I can't believe there weren't more fires because at that time we all had LIVE trees!!! Happy Holidays to you!!

  18. Hi Elizabeth, what a fun card - love the image! Your colours are gorgeous and love that bow, it's stunning!! Thanks for joining in with us this time at Divas by Design. Sarah

  19. Oh Goodness this is the cutest card. The fringe is just the greatest idea and that bow - well, it is just fabulous.

  20. Very cute card!!Thanks for playing along with us at The Paper Shelter, hugs, Frances.

  21. Gorgeous Xmas card,Elizabeth!Love it.
    Thanks for joining us at ATSC!

  22. such a fun xmas card. thanks for joining us @ CCAYR. x

  23. Lol such a fun image Elizabeth, it really made me smile. I love the colours you've used and the trim is gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ann's and good luck
    Claire xx

  24. I love this Elizabeth! That glittered ornament is so wonderful! Such a fun image to work with and yours is beautiful!

  25. beautiful ornament and I adore the trim on this. Thanks for joining us at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations.

  26. What a fabulous bow. It's so festive and compliments the card so well :) Thanks for playing along with us at DYSU.

  27. OMGosh!!! SO cute! Love the big blue bow and the tassel trim! Thanks for joining us at Sassy Studio Designs! :)

  28. Oh wow what an out of this world creation I love the image and the design , layout and colour theme its just perfect for our challenge this week,

    Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Catz The Colours of Christmas Challenge I hope you can join us again next week

    Have a lovely day,
    Good Luck with the challenge,
    Hugs Bridget Crafty Catz DT :-)x

  29. Fab card and thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Catz this week. xxx

  30. I LOVE your ornament and the strip in the middle! Just gorgeous.

  31. This is lovely, such a fun image beautifully coloured, and I love that glorious bow! Thanks for joining us at The Ribbon Reel this week!

  32. Simply stunning sweetie...!

    thanks so much for joining us at Divas...and good luck..!

    big hugs Vicky xx

  33. Elizabeth, I totally love it! Thx for joining us at the Cupcake Craftroom!

    Mary J x

  34. Wow, Elizabeth! It doesn't get better than this! Fabulous creation with outstanding design, coloring and and details

  35. beuatiful card , very funny image..altough I won't be amused if I would find ant in my tree..