Chaienne

Chaienne

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:

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

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  2. 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!

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

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  4. 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!

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  5. this technique is perfect for these ornaments.

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

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

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  8. 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

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<3
Janis