Saturday, September 22, 2012

I'll Have a Blue Christmas

Happy Saturday to you all! Another gorgeous weekend day today; a bit on the chilly side but the sun was shining brightly. The Doodle Pantry Design Team got their new sets to work with today. I am so excited for this October release coming up on the 1st. Eighteen new sets that are just wonderful. I haven’t started working yet but I can’t wait to get going.  Later tonight my son Dan will be home from Utah. I’m looking forward to spending some time with him. He’s leaving to go back to Utah tomorrow evening so we don’t have a lot of time. Tomorrow he’s taking me to the Colts game as a birthday present. I am so excited to spend time with him at something we both enjoy. Go Colts!
My card today is a bit out of my comfort zone but I liked the way it turned out. I usually work with an A2 size card but once I started cutting things for this one I knew it wasn’t going to fit on 4 ¼ by 5 ½. So I made this a 6x6.

Here’s the materials I used: Quick Cutz tag dies, Memory Box Winterland Tree (from Joan’s Garden), Brazill Basic Blue Paper (for the card base), Peachy Keen Chill Baby Chill Snowman Stamp Set (snowman image), sentiment from TLC Creations, Baby Blue Stickles. If you are wondering how I attached the trees, I used a special glue that I bought from Joan's Garden. It's called Glue and Seal and it dries clear so you can add it to the top and bottom of the small areas. It great!

Challenges I am entering:

·         Joan’s Garden challenge: use a tree and a snowman, the colors blue and white, and have a corner piece
·         Speedy Fox and Friends challenge: make a tag

Thanks for stopping by today. Watch for a special post on Monday as I am a guest designer for the Paper Makeup Stamps challenge. I am so excited about that! Stop back and play along with the challenge this week. Have a wonderful Sunday!


Lorie said...

No blue Christmas for whomever receives that card --it is super cute! Have fun at the Colts game...what a fun way to spend time with your son!

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

i hear elvis in the background - LOL.

nope. won't be winning at CAS-ual friday. not enough "white space" oh well. yeah, that puppy is just too cute... and way too smart - LOL.

stay warm.

hugs :) oh... fabulous card!

Kate said...

What an adorable card! Great use of the tag. Thanks for joining us at Speedy Fox & Friends.

Theresa said...

Great how you used a tag. Great Christmas card. Thanks for joining us at Speedy Fox and Friends for our tag challenge.

Joan Fricker said...

Very cute card. i love the 3 trees and the demension you gave them. Great job!
Thanks for joining us at Joan's Gardens for our weekly Challenge.

Pat Garvin said...

Love those trees. Thanks for joining Speedy Fox and Friends.

Glenda Atkins said...

I just bought the tree die cuts, they really are wonderful and love how you used them; great tag and snowman. Lovely and cute card!

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

So stinkin' those dies...wish I could own them all!

Winnie and Patty said...

What an adorable Christmas card!!! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy Fox & Friends blog challenge!

Selma said...

Your card made me smile. Very cute snowman and I love the three die cut trees. Thanks for joining us at Joan's Gardens.

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