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A very warm welcome to my teeny, tiny part of the huge world of blogging. This is where I am hoping to share my passion for making hand made greeting cards. So - why "Always with a Heart"? Well this is for two reasons. Firstly, it is because every card I produce always carries a heart on it somewhere. This can be big and bold or small and almost hidden - the fun sometimes is just trying to find it! Secondly it is because I put my heart into everything I produce. I hope that any visitors enjoy seeing what I post. If you drop by then please leave me a comment so that I know you called. It would be nice to know that you have found my heart in what I do.


Saturday, 25 February 2012


Hi Everyone

I hope the weather has been as bright and beautiful where you are as it has been here.  Lovely sunshine but quite windy (which has been good for the old washing).  How many shirts have I now got to iron :-(   .. .. .. but at least they will smell of beautiful fresh air!!!

So we are round to another 25th of the month .. .. which means Rudolph Day .. .. so I am joining Sandra in her challenge which you can find here.

I am creeping a little bit and hoping to get extra points for sharing a Rudolph card on Rudolph Day LOL!!!

This used:

Image:  Hampton Art Stamps "4611" Rudolph
Backing Paper:  Dovecraft "Noel" Premium Paper Pad
Josy Rose:  Nail Heads
Glamour Dust
Diamond Stickles
Ribbon, cord and bell from the Stash Box

Thank you so much for all of your comments on my card yesterday.  

You are all so lovely .. .. .. but I don't think I actually deserve such lovely blog buddies at the moment.  

My weddings are taking up all of my time and I am not getting chance to return many of your comments .. .. .. ..  so I understand completely if you just want to have a look at my make and then disappear without leaving one!!!

Enjoy the rest of Saturday everyone.



Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous Jules,love the

Sue said...

Aww this has got to be the cutest Rudolph EVER!! he's adorable! beautiful colouring and I love the way you have done the sentiment! Gorgeous papers and I love the ribbon/twine and wee sleigh bell - all So sweet!
Enjoy the rest of the weekend!
Love Sue xx

angelwhispers said...

I adore this Rudolf he is just adorable and such a perfect image for Christmas I have him in my stash too! Lovely design and papers too Jules.

Hope the Wedding stationery is going well there is no need to be sorry for not commenting its just so nice to see your business doing so well! Enjoy the rest of the weekend Love Chanelle xxx

Catherine said...

This is lovely, love the fact that you have a rudolph card on rudolph day!!! lol

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Beautiful card Jules.
Sue x

Jacqui's little piece of England said...

I love this character he's so sweet.

jacqui x

Sandra (Stamping For Pleasure) said...

Woot woot . . . you've LITERALLY made a Rudolph Card . . . with a very red nose!

Totally brilliant card, but sorry, no extra points because it arrived smack bang on time!!!

Good luck in the prize draw.

Elaine said...

Wow Jules what a stunning card. This would be pride of place on the mantle at Christmas. Good luck in the challenge and well done
Hugs Elaine

Kerry said...

Hi Jules,

I have this stamp too and I just love it, one of my favourite Christmas stamps!

Love Kerry xxx

Kasey ~ in Oz said...

Reading your posts always puts a smile on my face Jules. I often do a view-by (a quick squiz and I'm off without saying Hi)

Some creations just call out for comments! And of course it does depend on the time I have. As you can see I've got loads of time this morning!

PS I believe that the magazine you're in will be in our stores on 19 March! can you believe the delay in getting a darn magazine from the UK to Oz?

Kasey ~ in Oz

Vicky said...

So gorgeous Jules...and I know what you mean about time..wish there was more sweetie..!

have a lovely evening hun...hugs Vicky xx

Nikbee said...

A fab card. I love the image. I really should get some more Christmas cards done as I had to resort to buying some (naughty I know).
Nikki x

Carol said...

He's adorable Jules. Carol x

Anesha said...

Really sweet card. :)

Anesha said...

Really sweet card. :)

Pinkllilac said...

OK Jules I am staying to leave a comment lol you deserve it with the beautiful cards you create, so love the image and the way that you coloured it.
Good luck with your weddings.
Hugs Linda

Debbie said...

Don't worry about commenting Mrs while you're so busy - nobody minds I'm sure. I just love your Rudolf card - he is fab.Very cute card.Beautiful day in sunny Yorkshire. Have fun ironing.Love Debbie x

Paper Pixie Handmade Cards said...

Fabby Rudolph Jules I know what its like not getting enough time to blog hop too, I dont always get the chance to post each day let alone comment K x

CraftyC said...

I love your rudulph card Jules, and would always leave a comment, however busy you are!!

Anonymous said...

Oh Jules this is absolutely gorgeous, loving Rudolph!
Helen x

vickisunshine said...

This is just such a gorgeous card. Fabulous image. Love it.
Vicki x

Sue said...

Hi hun
been gorgeous here gave the car good clean, to nice to be indoors, beautiful card, lovely image, luv the ribbon detail, sue,x

Elizabeth said...

Hi Jules, wouldn't dream of just passing by without comment, especially as this is yet another terrific card - love that image, he has just got to be the cutest little deer pulling Santa's sleigh, and how appropriate for Rudolph Day :) Elizabeth x

MagsB said...

Jules, sweetie, your wedding work is your job, that has to take priority! Anyone who doesn't understand that is silly. I always love when you take the time to comment on my blog, but you are a very busy person and as far as I'm concerned your work is much more important!

As for your card, it's smashing! I love that Rudolph stamp, his expression is so coy and sweet!

Have a great weekend, hun!

much love, Mags B xx

Sheila in Cyprus said...

I love Rudolph and absolutely love this card. Fantastic image and great colours, as always.
Love Sheila x

Di said...

Aw Jules - this is just gorgeous!! Fabulous image - and the whole card is beautifully made as always!

I need to find time to do my Rudolph Day card - just as soon as I stop spinning round chasing my tail!

Love, Di xx

coops said...

love this jules.the rudolph is stunning and gorgeous rich colours and design :D

xx coops xx

Louise said...

Fab card and love the red nose and the bell
Hugs louise xx

Vicky Hayes said...

This is a very cute Rudolph Jules! Is he old enough to take on the responsibility of guiding the sleigh?!! All the best with all your weddings! Vicky x

Marie-Louise said...

Fantastic card. Love the image.

M said...

What a brilliant rudolph stamp! Really lovely card, and I love how his nose is glitzy and shiny! Hope the weddings are all going well :) M x

Emma (metalicbutterfly) said...

Great card Jules love that sweet Rudolf,

can I ask which shop/site you get your nail heads from I looked in the josy rose shop but couldnt see them?

Em xxx

coldwaters2 said...

Wow Jules that Rudolph image looks awesome, I love the colours and design, super card.
Lorraine x

Anonymous said...

What a handsome Rudolph he is! You have made a beautiful card with him Jules. I love the little bell.

Gillian said...

Awww what a cute reindeer stamp, love this card Jules.

Bernie said...

Wow that is the most amazing Rudolph inamge! Love how you made his nose glow, the papers, ribbon and that sweet little bell.
Hugs & Blessings

Jenny said...

Oh Jules, we don't comment to receive them...I love to visit and see your gorgeous cards...just like this one, soooo cute!
How you manage to make blog cards aside your wedding work amazes me! :0)
Jenny x

Erin said...

Your cards are absolutely amazing!!! I'm hosting a handmade card swap on my blog and would love it if you would join us!