Sunday, July 27, 2014

Sunday Christmas Card Challenge #35

Wow!  Another week has come and gone and they just seem to keep getting busier and busier.  I'm so glad I'm making a Christmas card a week so I can stay on top of that holiday project.  This week's Christmas Card Challenge is 'anything goes.'  For this one, I pulled out one of my favorite retired Stampin' Up!® stamp sets, Bells & Boughs, and did a little bit of paper piecing.  I stamped the first image on Whisper White using Mossy Meadow ink.  Then, I stamped the same image on Strawberry Slush card stock and cut around the poinsettias.  Once cut I glued them to the image on the white card stock, added some embellishments (I love that Mossy Meadow Stitched Satin Ribbon) and this is the finished card.

One of the things I did differently, is stamp a sentiment on the inside of the card.  Usually, I simply hand write  a note but this year, I'm changing things up a bit.  Instead of writing a mini book in each card, I'm adding a sentiment along with a one sentence personal note. 

Stamp Sets:  Gorgeous Grunge, Bells & Boughs (retired), God's Blessings (retired); Inks:  Mossy Meadow, Blackberry Bliss; Card Stock:  Whisper White, Mossy Meadow, Strawberry Slush; Accessories & Tools:  Labels Collection Framelits, Scalloped Tag Topper Punch, 3/8" Mossy Meadow Stitched Satin Ribbon, 2013-2015 In Color Sequins, Pearl Basic Jewels, Tim Holtz Alterations Stripes Embossing Folder (Sizzix), Mini Glue Dots, SNAIL, Dimensionals

Click HERE to visit the Sunday Christmas Card Challenge blog and share your Christmas cards with us.  We would love to see what you create.

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  1. I thought those poinsettias were colored! Love the paper piecing! I agree with the sentiment on the inside. I never write more than a sentence (if that!) inside my cards. Too busy for that! LOL! Very pretty card!

    1. Thanks, Lisa, for taking time to leave a comment. I love paper piecing. It gives such a different look to the card.