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Monday, December 15, 2014

Dear Santa...

Coffee of the Day - Eggnog

One of my most important card commissions came along a few weeks ago - one from my youngest son for 'someone'.....no details other than it had to be cute and explosive. okay, suuuuuuuure..... I can do that. ??? no pressure on Mom to create fabulous for you. ;)

I sent him links to multiple images and then sentiments to be sure it was all as he wanted. then came time to put it all together. I was sweating bullets! worst part of all was that in the midst of this his phone died, so that we ended up doing all of our communication through Facebook chats.

card was finally finished and then express mailed to him. given to recipient, and a few days later he had a relationship status change on FB. whew....... I think she liked the card! :)

and now I can safely post it here.....


image is a cutey by Saturated Canary, called Molly the Elf,  sentiment is from a set by Create with TLC. red bg paper is Evergreen by Basic Grey, gold polka dot is actually part of a note card I picked up from Target, as are the fun matching paper tags along the side. red satin ribbon is May Arts, poinsettias are from Hobby Lobby, main image die is Spellbinders, clear flourish die is Sizzix (cut from re-purposed clear packaging), and other items are from my stash. stickles was used on main image for some added bling and sparkle.

hope you have a great week as you get ready for Christmas! remember to take some time for yourself a midst the hustle and bustle......

Challenges:
613 Avenue Create - anything goes
Crafts 4 Eternity - Christmas
Chocolate, Coffee, & Cards - Christmas
Crafter's Cafe - Christmas/Holiday Season
Glitter 'n Sparkle - Glittery and Sparkly Christmas (stickles, sequins, and gold)
Lacy Sunshine - Holiday Joy
Pile it On - anything goes Holiday/Christmas
OSAAT - anything goes with a glitter (stickles)
Red Carpet Studio - Elf (she looks a bit like Jovie, doesn't she?)
Sentimental Sundays - anything goes w/a sentiment
That Craft Place - Christmas
We Do Doobadoo - Festive Spirits
A Creative Romance - anything goes
Brown Sugar - red, white, and green
Crafty Catz - last minute Christmas (I had 2 days to get details ironed out and create.)
Jo's Scrap Shack - Happy Holidays
Pattie's Creations - Christmas cards
Sister Act - any card goes
Wags 'n Whiskers - Merry Christmas
As You Like It - fave Christmas film: Elf, because it not only heartwarming, but it has so many classically funny lines. we watch it all year 'round!
Aud Sentiments - bingo: die cut or punches (both), digi or rubber stamp (digis), bling (sequins & stickles)
Crafty Sentiments - Christmas
Loves Rubberstamps - Winter or Christmas
Paperminutes - upcycling (clear packaging used for die cut flourish)
TTCRD - anything goes
{PIN}spirational - photo inspiration (Santa hats and colors)

31 comments:

Claire said...

Gorgeous card, beautiful colours! Thanks so much for joining our 'Festive Spirit' challenge at http://wedodoobadoo.blogspot.co.uk/
Claire xx

Renee Butchart said...

Great job Mom!
Hugs, Renee

Judy McKay said...

Love the details in your card. Beautiful. Thank you for joining us at Come And Get It challenge. Judy Dt

Barb said...

Lovely card with nice colors.Thanks for sharing with us at the Lacy Sunshine Challenge. Barb

NanaConnie said...

Oh, this is fantastic, Jennifer, and I love that sentiment! :-D I'm so glad you played along n our "Anything Goes" challenge at Through the Craft Room Door this week and I hope you're going to play again soon.
NanaConnie DT

Bettina L. said...

What a beautiful Christmas card. Love the details with the bow, buttons and gorgeous flowers too. Thanks for playing at Crafty Sentiments and good luck. Hope to see you back tuesday for a new challenge. BettinaGD Member at Crafty Sentiments xx

Aunty Sue said...

A beautiful card and thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments I hope you will join us tomorrow for another challenge and Merry Christmas

Anet van Zyl said...

Your Christmas card is adorable Jennifer, I love the cute image and those poinsettias are gorgeous. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Chocolate, Coffee & Cards. We would love to see you again … Anet DTx

Penny Nantell said...

Beautiful card, great image. Thanks for joining us at 613 Avenue Create. PennyRae DT

Nadine said...

Such a pretty card! Thank you for sharing it with us at Red Carpet Studio!

Marcy said...

Adorable card! Thanks for joining the Loves Rubberstamps Challenge this week!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

So super cute!!! Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

Joann6274 said...

This is such a cute card! I love that image and the fun colors! Thank you so much for joining us in our last Funday Friday challenge of the year! I hope to see you playing again in the new year and I want to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a happy and healthy new year!
Hugs,
Jo
♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

Chana said...

Cute card! Thanks for sharing with us this week here at 613 Avenue Create!
Hugz,
Chana Malkah, Owner

As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

wonderful card love the sentiment.Thank you for joining us at Aud Sentiments challenge good luck Ginny ♥

Rhonda Miller said...

This is such a cute card.

Bunny said...

You gotta love it when your kids ask you to make a card and it turns out so nice. Very pretty coloring and a cute image. Thank you for joining us at Come And Get It challenge. Bunny- DT

Cherished said...

Thanks for sharing at RCS.

Sandie Gough said...

so colourful, I love it xx thank you for joining our current challenge over at http://audsentimentschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/
Sandie (Aud Sentiments DT)
http://fairytaledaydream.blogspot.com/

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Gorgeous card Jennifer thank you for joining us this week at Crafty Catz
Dianne x DT

michele said...

Gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

Debby said...

stunning card!
Many thanks for joining us in this weeks challenge over at Glitter N Sparkle!
Debby (DT) x

Sandi said...

Thanks for playing in our "CHRISTMAS CARDS" Challenge #105!
Sandi ♥
DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
and Pattie's shop
Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

CreatewithTlc said...

Yay~! Gotta love when you get something for someone else right. Turned out beautifully.
Paulette

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is so gorgeous, I love it, Thanks for playing along with us at We Do Doobadoo, Good Luck & Merry Christmas.
Kevin xx

Mimi said...

What a gorgeous creation Jennifer, loving it :) :) :) Thank you for joining us for this fortnights OSAAT Anything Goes With Glitter challenge. Hugs Jane xx

Wyvern said...

Festive card! Thanks for sharing over at Red Carpet Studios!
Angela

Stephanie said...

Beautiful card! Reminds me of my daughters at Christmas time! Thanks for playing along with us at RCS!

Deanne Clarke-Saunders said...

So cute!!! Thanks so much for participating in our {PIN}SPIRATIONAL challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
~DEANNE~
A Little Bit O' Paper

Anna Jasiolek said...

You have made a really festive project for our month-long challenge at Pile It On, love this sweet stamp. Thank you for joining us and don't forget to check on Wednesday who's the winner. Good luck and best wishes for the new year!
Hugs,
Anna xxx

Bad Kitty said...

Gorgeous card