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Sunday, 20 March 2016

Christmas card club - use 2 or more pattern papers

It was my turn to pick the theme for the Christmas Card club this fortnight and I picked use 2 or more pattern papers.

I have used four pattern papers, precoloured image and elements from Digital Scrapbooking Studio.  Typed sentiment.

If you would like to see the work by the rest of the Christmas Card club their blogs are listed on the left side of my blog.

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

C.R.A.F.T. challenge 355 - Christmas

Crafty Hazelnut's weekly Christmas card challenge 273 - cute or anything goes as long as it is Christmas

Crafty Hazelnut's monthly Christmas card challenge - anything goes

Crafty Hazelnut's monthly Pattern Paper challenge - anything with pattern paper

Inspiration Destination 77 - anything goes


  1. Thanks for a really super challenge Margaret. Super card great mix of papers with the lovely nativity image. Zx

  2. Good morning to you, lovely card Margaret, thanks for the challenge, Kate X

  3. Sorry I'm going to be late with your challenge Margaret but I intend to join in later this week when hopefully I will be back to full strength. A great theme and your card is gorgeous.

  4. Good Morning from Scotland Margaret. What a stunning card you have created here. Love the whole layout. Enjoy your Day. Hugs Rita xxx

  5. great card Margaret and thanks for helping me use up some of my old papers!!! Hugs rachel x

  6. This is a lovely image, shown off so well with the design and the pretty papers. Enjoyed this challenge very much. TFS & Have a good week.

  7. A gorgeous traditional card Margaret. Thanks for the great challenge (even if I did cheat slightly!). Carol x

  8. Unto us is born - beautiful card expressing the heart of Christmas.
    Sandy xx

  9. Thanks for a great challenge, Margaret. Your card looks wonderful. Always nice to see a religious themed Christmas card. Reminds us of the true meaning of Christmas.

  10. Wonderful Christmas card Margaret thank you for joining us over on Inspiration Destination
    Dianne xx

  11. Great challenge Margaret... Fabulous card...
    Hugs Sylvie x

  12. So nice to see a card that reflects the true meaning of Christmas. I like the contrast between the traditional image and more contemporary papers.
    Glad you joined us this week at CRAFT challenge this week.
    Hugs Sheryl DT member xx

  13. Sorry I was late but I did pull out the stops and do 3 to make up for it!. Thankyous for a fun theme which really made me think. I love your card. It has just the right image to go with the papers you chose. hugs Mrs A.

  14. Beautiful Christmas card. Thanks for sharing with us at CraftyHazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge.
    Margaret, DT

  15. Wonderful design. Thank you for sharing with us at the C.R.A.F.T. Challenge. - Myrna DT

  16. Oh, how sweet! Fabulous image and great papers. Thanks for playing with CHNCC2.


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