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Saturday, June 25, 2016

Merry Christmas, Meadow Magic

Winner at Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge
Winner at Hiding in My Craft Room

this is my 2nd post for the day. for my Bugaboo Guest challenge post, please go here. thanks! :)

I am so thankful to be a guest designer for Elisabeth Bell and the Digi Bells challenge blog through July. the images are just so cute and fun! :)


being a guest designer means I also get to play along in the monthly challenges. a new one begins today and the theme is 'Holidays.' since y'all know I'm trying to get a jump start on my Christmas cards, (especially since my MIL took every one of the cards I had in my stash with her when she was here on her visit a few weeks ago), I opted for a Christmas card.


I'm using the oh, so adorable 'Meadow Magic' image along with papers from the Basic Grey Aspen Frost collection. I printed the image onto kraft cs for something a bit different this time. I did my usual watercoloring with SU! inks, with the exception of the snow and snowman. those were colored with a white chalk pencil. talk about something VERY different for me!  snowflakes were accented with a white gel pen.

both main dies are by Spellbinders, 'Merry Christmas' die is by Sue Wilson for Creative Expressions, flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts, seam binding is from Paper Sweeties, and buttons from my vintage stash. angel wings are accented with a wink of stella glitter pen.

that's it for me today! enjoy your weekend, whatever fun plans you have!
Jennifer

Challenges:
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - use a sentiment
Crimbo Crackers - anything goes
Crafty Friends - inspired by a song (Frosty the Snowman)
Hiding in My Craft Room - any holiday
Crafty Catz - let's button it
Simply Create Too - Christmas in July
Ruby's Rainbow - hip to be square
Digi Choosday - pretty ribbon/twine
Incy Wincy - buttons & bows

13 comments:

Bad Kitty said...

very pretty card

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Fabulous and wonderful card Jennifer thank you for joining us over on
Crafty Catz
Dianne xx
CC DT

Basslady said...

a gorgeous creation!
Thank you so much for playing along with us at Ruby's Rainbow Challenges!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

pst said...

Beautiful card with a great vintage feel to it. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Friends. Good luck in the draw and we hope to see you back again soon.

carol said...

lovely sweet card, thanks for sharing with CRAFTY CATZ Carol c x

Diane Louise J said...

Hello... Thanks for joining the 'Inspired by a Song' challenge with your lovely Christmas card and you have chosen a good Christmas song too. Good luck in the draw and hope you will join us for our next challenge.
Diane Louise (Team Leader, Crafty Friends Challenge Blog) xx

Lisa xx said...

such a sweet card Jennifer, what a lovely snowman!

thank you for joining in with the Crafty Friends challenge, hope to see you again!

Anjie said...

Great make. Thanks for joining us in our Ribbon or Twine challenge at Digi Choosday
Anjie (DT)

tanya miller said...

Fab make. Thanks for entering the Digi Choosday Add Some Ribbon Or Twine Challenge (DT). We look forward to seeing your makes each week. Good luck xx

Hazel said...

Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 287 - hope to see you again soon x

Jacki Daniels said...

such a cutie. Thanks for playing along with us at Digi Choosday and good luck
Jacki ♥
(Digi Choosday DT)

Shaz Earl said...

Fabulous card thank you so much for joining us at Ruby's Rainbow, hope you will join us again in the future
Shaz DT x

Lori said...

Gorgeous creation! Thank you so much for joining us at DigiChoosday this week!