Thursday, August 27, 2015

Holiday Wishes

Happy Thursday! Beautiful weather this week. I've been able to walk every day at lunch time at work. It's very unusual to be so pleasant in August. It's usually hot and humid. We'll probably pay for this a some point. LOL! So the cooler weather must have been on my mind when I was thinking Christmas.

This stamp set is from Simon Says Stamps called Big Holiday Wishes. I used several of the stamps from the set. I used the Freshly Made Sketch for this week. I used an embossing folder called Flurries. The images and sentiment are die cut with the Inside Out Stitched Rounded Squares from MFT. I embellished the card with some punched snowflakes covered with Crystal Stickles. The paper is Simon Says Island Blue card stock.

I am entering these challenges:
Are you looking forward to the weekend? I am hoping for some craft time this weekend. Of course I always wish for that but it doesn't always happen. Wishing you a relaxing, crafty weekend. Thanks for stopping by!



scrappymo! said...

What a fun, bright card! Your take on the sketch looks wonderful.

Thanks for taking part in the August Rudolph days Challenge.

cecilia gunnarsson said...

What a nice christmas card!! Love the cardstock and the design is so nice
Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
Hugs Cicci
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Melissa Bove (SCS ~ Melissa1872) said...

Adorable card! Great design and sweet image and sentiment!

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!


Stef H said...

stunning card. love that blue.

yep. weather here gorgeous. supposed to get hotter and humid as the weekend progresses. supposed to be in the 90s by tues. one last shot before winter... ya think?

enjoy it anyway!

hugs :)

Bonnie said...

Beautiful, bright and festive!

Patricia St Martin said...

Donna, So cute and the mittens look so fuzzy, I had to bring your card up close so I could see. Such a pretty blue. Good to get them done. Have a super week end.
Hugs, Pat♥

Kim S said...

LOVE your bright blues and reds. The swirling snowy embossing behind the mittens is a great look. Thank you for playing along with us at Freshly Made Sketches.

Margaret said...

A nice, bright, cheery card for the upcoming holidays. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper challenge. Hope to see you again next month.
Margaret, DT

Deb said...

Your card is fantastic! That blue color just pops and what great visual stamp images. Love it!

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MaryH said...

Hi Donna, Delighted to see you over at Rudy Day, and zip over to get a closer look at this bright blue lovely. Really like the embossing & burst of color behind these pretty mittens too. A nice layout design, and lots, lots of wonderful festive colors...just very happy! TFS & Hugs. Have a great week ahead.

Karren said...

Such a fun Christmas card! Love those mittens - too cute! Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

Pat (mspfd) said...

Love the brilliant colors on this wonderful holiday card. Your image and take on the sketch can't be beat!

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