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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

An Alphabet Christmas Card!

Coffee of the Day - Chocolate Peppermint


Today's letter for the ABC Christmas challenge is 'K for Kept Safe'. we are being challenged to actually use those things we have been hoarding for so long! my card has several of those, but it also has another little letter on it - 'S is for Snow'! :) We are sponsored this fortnight by Kenny K.


I am using the fun little snowman digi from Kenny K on my card, in addition to the color palette they have on their challenge blog right now.


Papers are My Mind's Eye 12 Days of Christmas, little piece of aqua twine cord is May Arts, circle sentiment is Create with TLC sprayed with Dewey Mr. Huey's mist, and tab die is MFT. the snowman is paper pieced and sits in stickles snow. stickles also edges the sentiment circle. some buttons & faux stitching complete the card. it's fairly simple, but oh, so easy to mail!

my 'kept safe' items include the cord, which is almost at its end.... boo hoo! I have 1 more little piece the same size as this one and have been holding on to it for dear life! tee hee! the Mr. Huey's Dewey mist is almost gone because I REALLY love this color, so I find I don't use it as much. and finally, I have had the MFT mini tab dies for over a year and never used them before, so this seemed like the perfect time to get them out! this one is part of a set of 4. they're pretty cute! I'm almost out of my stickles, too, but y'all know I use that ALL the time! no hoarding there! ha!

Challenges:
Kenny K - color palette
Crafting by Design - anything goes
Crafty Sentiments - stitching, real or faux
Holly Jolly Christmas - add 3 embellishments (3 buttons)
Loves Rubberstamps - bow
Bearly Mine - color challenge
Artistic Inspiration - paper piercing or piecing
Creative Creations - paper piecing
Get Inky - glitter (stickles)
Christmas Card Ch - stitching, real or faux

26 comments:

Joan Bardee said...

adorable and love those colors

Samantha said...

Lovely card hunny! so cute and sending you a warm hugs too! xx

Stef H said...

i love this! fabulous colors!

hugs :)

Rhonda Miller said...

What a great card. I love the snowman.

carol said...

its a super card, cute snowman!! thanks for joining in with our challenge at BEARLY-MINE x carol

Cindy van Oorschot said...

A wonderful card, and I'm sure it really sparkles with the stickles. Thanks for joining us at Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge.
Cindy

Carissa said...

This is so very cute and the olour combo is wonderful.
Hugs, Carissa

Judy McKay said...

Lovely Christmas card. your snowman is so cute. Thank you for joining us at Holly Jolly this week. Judy

Laura Love said...

This is totally adorable Jennifer! That color scheme is so cute for a winter card! Love it! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Loves Rubberstamps AND Crafty Sentiments Designs this week! We hope you play along with us both again soon! :)

Ivonne said...

Aww...this is adorable! I love that cute snowman! Thanks for joining us at Loves Rubberstamps this week!

Abbie Kay said...

A beautiful card super cute image. Thank you for joining us at Artistic this week. Abbie (Owner) xx

Joey said...

Great card, I do love the softness of your colours. Joey xx

Joey said...

Sorry... Thanks also for joining us at Crafty Sentiments. Joey xx

Shelly mk said...


beautiful creation...love that you are doing Christmas cards during the year...great idea.... Thank you for joining us at Creative Creations Challenges this week. Shelly DT

Jessica Pascarella said...

What COOL card! I would love to have snow right now! Too hot! Thanks for playing along with the Get, Inky! Challenge !

Jessi DT

Zw@@n said...

ADorable card, Jennifer. Great colours and beautifully coloured. Luv, Wilma

Julie Odil said...

That is a cute snowman image! Love all the touches, including your cord that is almost gone :( Thank you for joining us at Get Inky! Challenge. Julie O, DT member
http://muddypawsinkyfingers.blogspot.com

Athina said...

How sweet! I like how you distressed the edges. Thanks for playing with us at Loves Rubberstamps!

CreatewithTlc said...

That is a great little Christmas card. Love the coloring.
Paulette

jacquelyn hughes said...

Your card made me smile, i love your paper pieceing, thanks for joining in with us at Creative Creations x

Love Jacquie xxx

Scrap Vamp said...

Gorgeous coloring!

Lozzy T said...

Beautiful Christmas card, the image is so sweet..Thank you for joining us at Bearly-Mine Challenge this week and hope we see you again soon. Good Luck..Hugs Lozzy xx

Jackie said...

What a darling card! I love how you used this color combination! Thank you for joining us this week at the Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenge! I hope you play along with us again soon!

Jackie, Crafty Sentiments Designs DT

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

Great creation Jennifer, love the distressed edges and great use of stitching. Hope you are doing ok sweetie, been thinking about you and praying for you. Thanks so much for playing at Crafty Sentiments this week:)

Jackie said...

Love the little snowman, and your paper piecing. Fabby Xmas card. Thank you for sharing with us at BearlyMine Challenges this week. Jackie DT

kraftykaren said...

Jen I can relate to the stickles comment so easily!
Whenever mine starts getting low I go into a blin panic! Rofl! :0)

Just noticed you're on exactly the same followers as me - it's a cool number that 526... one to be proud of! Smiles.

Anyway, enough waffling (ho hum!)
I love your sweet little card so very much. I have a four year old girl here who would agree with the "S is for Snow" part.. Hehehee.

Thank you so very much for joining us at Creative Creations for our Paper Piecing Challenge & Good Luck!

Hugs,
Karen - DT.xx

www.kraftykarensblogspot.co.uk/wordpress