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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

No Embellies for Christmas? yikes! sounds like Halloween!

Coffee of the Day - Maple Pecan


We have a new challenge starting up today over at ABC Christmas Challenges, and believe you me, I was fussing. bet I'm on Santa's naughty list after the temper tantrum I threw, in perfect toddler style! not really, well, maybe on the INSIDE! ha! our new challenge is 'N for NO Embellishments'!!!!! can you believe it? and I actually made a card! granted, it's not very good, and yes, I'm so very tempted to add all kinds of stuff to it, but I'll be good and leave it as it.....

you should pop by the blog, though, and see the absolutely GORGEOUS cards made by the rest of the team! We are sponsored by Stamp Fairy, so you have a chance to win some cutey images if you play along!


My card uses the Chubby Christmas Angel 3, papers from the retired (sad face....) Basic Grey Figgy collection, senti from Create with TLC, and a few accents of shimmerz paint. The rest was done with either my white gel pen or a black sharpie... pretty easy peasy.

Challenges:
Inky Impressions - Christmas in July
Crafty Sentiments - Christmas in July
Die Cuttin' Divas - ruby red
LEJ Designs - Christmas in July
Fab 'n Funky - Christmas in July
Whimsical Designs - Christmas in July
Card Mania - Christmas in July
Merry Monday - anything goes Christmas
Platypus Creek - Christmas in July
Stamp and Create - Christmas in July
Whoopsi Daisy - Christmas in July

23 comments:

Joan B said...

it is beautiful.
p.s. no law says you cannot go back and add all the embellishments YOU want!!! :)

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Jennifer :-) the image, colours and whole design of this is FAB ,,,, :-) You did a great job of not adding embellies !! :-)

luv
Lols x x x

Vicki Parson said...

What a sweet creation with the teddy bear! :) Love that fun banner and the layout is stunning! Stay cool my friend!

CreatewithTlc said...

Oh my gosh~! How could they do that to you.....no embellishments~! lol....you figured out a way to make it look totally embellished though...it is beautiful.
Paulette

Rhonda Miller said...

What a cute card. I love that image you used.

Dot said...

Love you Jen and love your card,
hugs Dorte

Sandra van Blaricum said...

Love this card Jennifer, even without emellies!! LOL
Image is very cute and the papers and the stitching are beautiful.
Hugs,Sandra

Angelique said...

Adorable.
Thank you for joining us at Fab'n'Funky

Huggsss,Angelique
EngelDesignsScrap
DT Call at Creative Fingers

PinkyLisasInkyCrafts said...

Thank you so much for joining LEJ Designs Challenge No. 61 - Christmas in July, over on the LEJ Designs Challenge Blog...

Oh this card is adorable. I love the mix of papers and layout, it all works perfectly! The image is lovely and is so adorable. The whole thing works really well.

We always have lovely digi images from LEJ Designs up for grabs as prizes, as well as other crafty bits from our amazing sponsors. Please pop by each week and join in if you can.

Hugs Lisa xxxxx LEJ DT Member

Zw@@n said...

Love your card, Jennifer. Cute image.
Luv, Wilma

Notes by Nina said...

Very cute card, I the little bear is adorable. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday.

Penny said...

I think your card is darling! Love that sweet image! Love the design, die cuts & pretty papers, too! :^)
Hugs, Penny

Pat K said...

Beautiful card Jennifer with such a cute image.
Thank you so much for joining us at Fab'n'Funky this week. Pat K x

E said...

Adorable card! Thanks for playing along in this week's Inky Impressions challenge!

Ani said...

Really lovely Christmas card! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Card Mania! Good luck!

Ginny said...

fab card, thanks for joining us at FnF :)

snappy scrappy said...

Too cute, great image! Thanks for playing along with us at DCD!!

Betty said...

Such a cute card love the image. Thank you for joining us at Whoopsi this week
Bettyxxx

crafty-stamper said...

you managed really well love the layout and papers-thanks for joining us at Lej designs
Carol DT x

Jan Ltc said...

Brilliant work thanks for joining us at WD xx Jan

Vicky said...

A lovely Christmas card!! Thank you for joining our Christmas in July challenge at Inky Impressions this week,

hugs Vicky xx

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

Oh so cute Jennifer! I love this sweet image and great layout my friend. Many hugs and thanks so much for playing at Crafty Sentiments and Inky Impressions this week!!

Hazel said...

Fab card - don't forget you could link this for CHNC challenge extra for July - would love to see it there x