Thursday, July 30, 2015

Christmas in July #1




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Hi, Friends.....

I decided at the last minute to participate in the Christmas in July Challenge at Cards in Envy.  It helped that I looked in my Christmas tote and found some cards that were partly made already!  Yay!!! 

Here's my first entry:




I used one of my favorite techniques on this card of layered embossing.  I die cut the ornaments using my Spellbinders - Holiday Tags die set and some lovely foiled paper from my DCWV Foiled Elegance Stack.  I glued them onto a piece from my DCWV Woven Stack.  I love the wonderful texture of this unusual paper!!!  Then I embossed it with my Darice - Interlocking Circles folder.  After embossing, I drew in some strings for the ornaments with red glitter glue.  I attached some gold photo corners for a little holiday dazzle and added a puffy holiday sticker.  I mounted everything on a red card base.  Hey, now I have one Christmas card ready for December!!!  lol....

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<3 
Janis

Thank you for the honor of entering this card in the following challenges:
1. Cards in Envy - Christmas in July
2. Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Not Ordinary Paper
3. Mod Squad - Anything Goes + Die from brand sold by One Happy Cut
4. Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Anything Goes
5. Simon Says Stamp Work-It Wednesday - Use Die-Cuts

8 comments:

I'm a Little Teapot said...

Really sweet card, Janis! One beautiful Christmas card down...way to get a head start!

Rebecca Yahrling said...

Nice card - love that texture! I have only been THINKING of starting my Christmas cards ... so you're one up on me! haha Have a creative weekend!

Kathy Krug said...

Love all the texture you added to this great design. Thanks for entering the challenge at Mod Squad.

SHartl said...

That kitty picture reminded me that we used to have a casette tape called Meowy Christmas when I was younger that consisted of cats meowing the tune to a bunch of Christmas carols. If they could sing words, they probably would have sang something like that! I really love all that texture on your card and would love to already have started on my Christmas cards!

Sue D said...

this technique is perfect for these ornaments.

Maura Hibbitts said...

Nice card, love the textures you've created! Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

Sandy Trefger said...

Love the texture on your background and ornaments! Fabulous Christmas card! Thanks for sharing with us at Cards in Envy!

Mandy said...

Gorgeous card Janis! The textures look wonderful and I love the pretty sparkle.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp wednesday Challenge
Mandy xx