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I started this blog in April 2012 so I could join Challenges. I am now on some design teams. I hope you like my cards. I started stamping in 1995 but my cards are still mostly cute.
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Sunday, 13 December 2015

Inspiration post for Cute as a Button

It is my turn to do post an inspiration card on the Cute as a Button Showcase blog
http://cuteasabuttonshowcase.blogspot.com.au/

I have embossed red card with candy canes embossing folder.
Added strip of candy cane paper down the side from Christmas basics 12x12 paper pad.  Added washi tape.
Punched holly leaves and layered on top.
Stamped Happy Christmas and punched out with circle scalloped punch.  Cut bottom off punch and sponged edges with distress ink, and layered on top of holly leaves.  Added rhinestones for berries. 
Printed out Cute as a button Christmas Soldier 
Coloured him with markers cut out and layered on top.  Added rhinestones
Layered all onto green card.
You can buy all the lovely Cute as a Button digi stamps at

I hope you will go over to the challenge blog and join in the challenge - new beginnings.

We also invite you to join the Cute as a Button facebook group

I am going to send this card to one of my nephews.

I would like to add this card to the following challenges:

Cardz 4 Galz - cute Christmas
http://cardz4galz.blogspot.co.uk/2015/12/challenge-11-cute-christmas.html

C.R.A.F.T. challenge 341 - Christmas
http://trimmiescraftchallenge.blogspot.com.au/2015/12/challenge-341-10th-of-december-christmas.html

Crafty Hazenut's weekly Christmas card challenge 259 - anything goes as long as it is Christmas
http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/12/chnc-challenge-259-anything-goes-as.html

Crafty Hazelnut's monthly Christmas card challenge - anything goes
http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge2.blogspot.co.uk/

Crafty Hazelnut's monthly pattern paper challenge - anything with pattern paper
http://craftyhazelnutspatternedpaper.blogspot.co.uk/

Get Creative Challenges 29 - holidays
http://getcreativechallenges.blogspot.com.au/2015/11/challenge-29-holidays-winners-of-ch-28.html

Inspiration Destination 63 - anything goes

http://inspirationdestinationchallengeblog.blogspot.com.au/2015/12/ag-no-63.html

Let's Craft and Create 108 - Christmas
http://letscreatechallenges.blogspot.com.au/2015/12/challenge-108-christmas.html

Lil Patch Crafty Friends 23 - anything goes
http://lilpatchofcraftyfriends.blogspot.com.au/2015/12/challenge-23.html

13 comments:

Bad Kitty said...

wonderful card
Bad Kitty's Craftroom
>^.^<

Wendy Batchen said...

Lovely card, thanks for sharing with us at Inspiration Destination and good luck. Wendy DT x

Vonetta Carrington said...

Adorable card!!!! Glad you decided to join the challenge with us at Get Creative Challenges. Good luck, and hope you will join more challenges with us again.

Brenda said...

This would be perfect anyone, but a little boy I know would love this cute image! Thanks so much for playing along with us at CRAFT Challenge! Brenda

Babs said...

Fabulous card and your images are so sweet great embossing too..
Thank you for sharing this with us this month, and hope to see you next time..
Hugs Babs.x DT Sparkles Christmas

Elizabeth Hart said...

This is a fun and very festive card for the holidays - Thanks for including it in the Craftyhazelnut's Patterned paper Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cardz 4 Galz, good luck!!! Amy DT

Cheryl W. said...

Ooooh, I love how you have coordinated everything. Fabulous card! Thanks so much for joining us at Let's Craft & Create.

Ameera Craft said...

Fabulous card. Thank you for joining us at Lets Craft & Create challenge. Mary DT member xx

Helen said...

Great card - love the embossing.

Thanks for joining us at Little Patch of Crafty Friends and Happy Christmas.

Helen x

Planetsusie said...

What a cute card - love the image. Unfortunately we can't accept your entry this time because we ask that you enter only 10 challenges including ours. So sorry, but please enter again if you can. However, I would like to thank you so much for entering our TTPH (Christmas) Challenge this month, Happy Christmas to you. Hugs Sue Pxxx DT

Suze said...

Great card. Love the contrasts of the embossing, paper and washi tape. Thank you for joining in the Anything Goes challenge at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends.

Susan Renshaw said...

Love the colours on this one...
Thank you for sharing with Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Extra!
Susan
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