Tuesday, August 6, 2013


Thanks for stopping by. Hope you are having a great evening. Tonight I'd like to share with you a card I made yesterday. With all the "Christmas In July Challenges" going on I thought it would be fun to colour up this cute digital image and get ahead start on some Christmas cards.
The image was a digital freebie from Bug a Boo Stamps, and I used my Copics to colour him up . I added some "faux snow to his Santa hat as well.  The DP is from my still over flowing scrap box. I used a Spellbinders' die to cut out the image and a mat for it. I also used a small circle hand punch to add the dots around the outside of the cut out image and mat. The white trim is actually extra wide rick rack. I added to pieces of red& white striped to the top and bottom of the accent piece of card stock. I glued several bright red buttons to each side of the image and finished this card off with a hand printed sentiment and some faux stitching, both done with ultra fine tipped Sharpie markers.
Sending hugs your way,
House of Cards - Sketch & Theme ""Cute & Fun"
613 Avenue - Anything plus a Sentiment
Great Impressions - Square Card
Bearly-Mine - Tic, Tac, Toe [ ribbon/diecuts/circles (buttons)]
Can You Digi It - Holiday Hullabaloo
Deep Ocean - Christmas in July
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Twisted Tuesday - Christmas & CAS
Ready Teddy Go Challenge - Use Die Cuts [with a Teddy Bear]


Vickie Y

Adorable CAS card; love the button embellishments! Thank you for playing along with us at Twisted Tuesday Challenges.

Mynn xx

This is just adorable!!! LOVE the sweet image and the buttons! Thanks for joining us at House of Cards, Great Impressions, and Can You Digi It! :)


love the image and buttons and great tartan paper-thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday
Carol DT x


What a beautiful creation. Thanks for playing at PTW! xxx


What an adorable card! I love the buttons. Thanks for joining us at HOC!


Awww, that is so cute! I love his puffy hat. Thanks for playing at Twisted Tuesdays :)


Such a gorgeous Christmas card and super cute image!
Thank you for sharing with us at 613 Avenue Create and good luck!

The Little Stamper

Such a beautiful creation and a great choice of elements from our Tic Tac Toe challenge this week. Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine this week and hope to see you back there again soon.

Sharon x

Chana Malkah

Great card! I love your papers and the overall design! Thanks for dropping this off by our house at 613 Avenue Create! We look forward to your next visit.
Chana, Owner


Awww this is so sweet, I love that image and all of your fun buttons! Thanks for joining us at HOC this week!
Tammy x


Just a fab image and card, love your take on the circles :) well done. Thank you for sharing with us at BearlyMine Challenges this week. Good luck. Hugs Jackie (DT) x


Great interpretation of our sketch this week. Love that little bear image . . . most definitely CUTE! Thank you for sharing this with us at House of Cards Challenge this week.
Julie Ann x
(Cute & Fun DT, House of Cards Challenge)
Incidentally this would also qualify for this month's Ready-Teddy-Go Challenge


Oh this is such a cute card - definitely fits the bill with our challenge this week. Thanks for playing along with the House of Cards Challenge this week. Hope to see you back soon.

Hugs, Vannessa


Isn't that the sweetest card. Very nice coloring. Thanks for playing with us at Twisted Tuesday Challenges.


Adorable Christmas card Nancy. Thanks for playing along with us at HOC in our Sketch Challenge. We hope to see you again real soon. Hugs, Gale DT

Ruth M

What a sweet image and a lovely festive card! Love the plaid background and the buttons, they give a warm and cosy feel to the card! Thanks so much for playing along with us at HOC, please come back soon! Ruth x

Kelly Lloyd

Great Christmas card, love that tartan paper
Thanks for sharing with us at ready teddy go.
Hugs Kelly


Beautiful card!! Thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday!!

Lizzie R

Very cute! Thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesdays!!!

Sparkly Engineer

Like the pretty plaids, colors and image for this darling Christmas card.

Mary Anne, Great Impressions DT

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