Sunday, July 15, 2012


Doesn't feel like Christmas here in the Midwest
with 90-100+ temps for weeks now.
Although my DH did accused me of having Cabin Fever.
Honestly, I don't.
I love the peace and quiet.

But with all the Christmas challenges
I just HAD to make a Christmas card!
Y'all left me no choice!

Inspirational challenges at this holiday season are:

Totally Gorjuss - It's Christmas!
Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge - Blog hop and Anything Goes
Robyn's Fetish Challenge Blog - Christmas in July
Christmas Card Challenge - emboss resist
Lollipop Crafts - Christmas in July
Corrosive Challenge - Sentimentally Yours
Totally Stampalicious - favorite embellishment (pearls)
The Crazy Challenge - Christmas in July
The Pink Elephant - Christmas in July
Creatalicious Challenge - Christmas in July
Winter Wonderland - sentiment as focal point
(ornament and sentiments stamps new, never been used!)
Little Red Wagon - Christmas in July
Crafty Creations - Free for All
ABC Challenge - T for two
Totally Paper Crafts - Lots of Layers (at least 3)
Party Time Tuesdays - Punches, Die Cuts (used both)
CCEE Stampers - Reverse Masking (ornament on tag)
Crafty Sentiments - Christmas in July
2 Sisters Challenge blog - Christmas in July

Thanks for stopping by -
Gotta go water some more flower beds!


Heather said...

Gorgeous! Love all the red and that little snowflake on the ornament. Thanks for playing with CSAYL.

Kim Mc said...

WOW!!! That's a LOT of challenges! I think you've got me beat!! BTW, "Tag you're it" on making the Christmas card this year! :) I love everything about this card, the vintage-y colors and stamps, and what a fab take on the Deconstructed sketch this week! Keep'em coming momma'll be back to work before you know it and won't have the time! ;)
Aloha, KL and Malie

downrightcrafty said...

Beautiful sentiment and gorgeous creation, thank you so much for joining us at the Winter Wonderland.

Hugs Kate x
PS I have some candy if you are interested :)

Niknak said...

Awesome card! Thanks for joining us a Southern Girls Challenges!!

Louise said...

Gorgeous and fabulous Christmas card
Thanks for joining us at ABC for our challenge

Olga said...

absolutley gorgeous, love your choice of papers and die's!!!!!

Fabiola said...

hello Sally, your card is soooo elegante, i love it, thanks to participate to CSAYL, hope to see you next week,biz

chrissy xx said...

Such Gorgeous colours and I LOve your stamps. Thank you soooo much for joining us at CSAYL this week.

Mynnette said...

This is absolutely AMAZING! LOVE the distressed shabby feel of it--absolutely gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at CSAYL and I hope you come and join me at Technique Tuesday--I'd love to see what you create!!! :)

Holly Young said...

Lovely die cuts and gorgeous card!

Thanks for joining us at Party Time Tuesdays this week!

Holly PTT DT

sue w. said...

Fabulous card. Love the colours and super detail. Thanks for joining us at Totally PaperCrafts.
Hugs Sue W.

Vanessa (aka V'ness, Nessa, oldschool) said...

Sweet card!
Thanks for joining us at acb!

~♥~The Navy Wife~♥~ said...

Beautiful card and I adore the color combo you have used, the snowflake with the pearl is just so pretty too! Thank you for playing with us this week at Christmas Card Challenges, would love to see you again next week :)

tina said...

Such a sweet card. Thanks for creating with us at TPE.

Anonymous said...

Lovin the vintage feel of this card! Thanks for joining us over at LRW!

Michelle (aka Meechelle) said...

Gorgeous! Thanks for playing with us over at CSAYL!

Tammy said...

Gorgeous Christmas card! I love the colors and your beautiful lace!! Thanks for joining us at Alphabet Challenge Blog!
Tammy x

Leikkaan Mervi said...

Gorgeous and stylish card!
Thanks for sharing at Christmas Stampin All Year Long;-))m

Jessica Pascarella said...

Never too early for a Christmas card! Thanks for sharing it with us at SGC!

Hazel said...

Beautiful card - love the colours - saw it on Christmas stampin all year long x

Lindsey said...

Well yes, it may be a little hot to be thinking about Christmas :P ... but this is one beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenges!

Sharon said...

Thanks for joining our Christmas challenge at Totally Gorjuss this week. Your card is stunning. Good luck.

Jennifer Shults said...

This is just gorgeous! I love your style!! Thanks for using this week's Deconstructed sketch!

Cyndi said...

Very beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Lollipop Crafts for our July challenge!

Squirrel x said...

Gorgeous hun, and the sentiment is fabulous, thanks for playing at Winter Wonderland with us this week. Hugs Sxx

Patty Chalas said...

lovely card!
thanks for playing along this week at CSAYL!

Barbara said...

This beige/brown and red color combo must be this year's trend - I've seen it a lot already (and made one myself). But your card is at the top of all contenders - it's fabulous!

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

Very pretty Christmas card! Thanks for taking part in Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge. Hope to see you again for our next challenge.

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

...and thanks for participating in CSAYL's challenge! Hope to see you again!!!

Pat said...

Lovely card, gorgeous colours, thanks for sharing with us at The Alphabet Challenge.

Pat xx

Regan said...

Fantastic card! Love the ornament and your gorgeous ribbon & lace! Thanks for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge for "Sentimentally Yours"! :)