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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, 3 January 2016

The Glory of Christmas challenge 75 - Easel card

Sandra picked the theme for Challenge 75 at The Glory of Christmas - Easel card
http://thegloryofchristmaschallenge.blogspot.com.au/



I normally scan my cards, but had to take a photo of this one as it was an easel card.  It is very dull here today so the photos aren't very clear.  I took the first one with the light on and no flash.  Second one with the light off and used flash.
I made a very simple Easel card following the instructions on Beccy's Place
http://beccysplace.blogspot.com.au/2010/02/technique-class-easel-card.html

I have used paper, precoloured image and sentiment from Polkadoodles Work and Play Festive Hollybobs CD.  Music is from Gecko Galz Christmas Carols 2 collage sheet.  Added punched holly leaves and rhinestones.

I hope that you will go over to The Glory of Christmas and see the lovely work by the design team and join in the challenge.

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

12 months of Christmas link up - anything goes optional sketch
http://12monthsofchristmaslinkup.blogspot.com.au/2016/01/challenge-13-optional-theme-sketch.html

A Snowflakes Promise 13 - winter/Christmas
http://asnowflakespromise.blogspot.com.au/2015/12/challenge-13.html

Beccy's Place January challenge
http://beccysplace.blogspot.com.au/2016/01/january-challenge.html

CCC Digi Creations 40 - anything goes
http://cccdigicreations.blogspot.com.au/2016/01/challenge-40-anything-goes.html

Crafty Hazelnut's weekly Christmas challenge - vintage or anything Christmas
http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2016/01/chnc-challenge-262-vintage-or-anything.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/

Inspiration Destination 66 - anything goes
http://inspirationdestinationchallengeblog.blogspot.com.au/2015/12/ag-no-66.html

Lil Patch of Crafty Friends 25 - anything goes
http://lilpatchofcraftyfriends.blogspot.com.au/2016/01/challenge-25.html

Polkadoodles challenge - anything goes
http://polkadoodle.blogspot.co.uk/2015/12/week-51-polkadoodles-crafting-challenge.html


13 comments:

  1. how pretty your card is!
    have a very nice day
    hugs
    Bad Kitty's Craftroom
    >^.^<

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  2. Lovely ease card Margaret. Hugs Jennifer xx

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  3. Lovely easel card. cute topper and backing paper. Thanks for sharing with us in our challenge at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends. Good luck in the draw. Jennifer DT member

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  4. Excellent card, Margaret! I love that it's an easel card, the papers, the adorable image, everything! Great start to a new year of Christmas card making! Thanks for joining us at CHNC Extra! :)

    ~Marie B -DT

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

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  6. Your easel card is fabulous GranMargaret, well done! I love the sweet Christmas image you used, the two little carollers are very cute. I also like the sheet music in the background and the fabulous Christmas paper you used. Well done!
    Cheers,
    Beccy

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  7. Stunning creation thanks for joining the anything goes fun over at Polkadoodles and good luck.
    Anita (DT)
    http://www.polkadoodle.blogspot.co.uk/

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  8. Wonderful card - love this collection. Thanks for joining us for our Anything Goes Polkadoodles Challenge

    Karon DT, Polkadoodles

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  9. Adorable creation thanks for joining in with Anything Goes! at Polkadoodles

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  10. Thanks for entering all of my Craftyhazelnut's challenges with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon. x

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  11. Thanks for entering our challenge at CCC Digi Creations. Your easel Christmas card is lovely. Happy New Year and Good Luck in the challenge.
    Diane Louise (DT) xx

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  12. Fabulous easel card and love all the detail you have added. Many thanks for joining in with the "Anything Goes" challenge at Polka Doodles (DT)

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