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Sunday, 7 April 2013

Always Playing with Paper Merry Monday Christmas challenge No 56

I just finished my card in time for this weeks challenge as it finishes in 12 hours time.

This was the sketch to follow to make a Christmas card

And this is the card I made this afternoon.
I embossed green card with Cuttlebug "Holly with Berries" and added ribbon from my stash and washi tape. Printed Heather Valentin's digi stamp "Holly Victorian Christmas" from Lacey Sunshine stamps the official and only authorised shop to sell Heather Valentin stamps.  Coloured the stamp with Copic marker (face), Distress Markers and Tria Markers.  Cut out and attached to green card and added Merry Christmas sticker.  You can't see properly in the scan but the berries on the embossing have been coloured red with a sparkly gel pen.  
I have wanted to join this challenge for a few weeks but until now always just missed the deadline.  It will be good to get some Christmas cards made during the year instead of having to rush at the last minute.

I have just found another Christmas card challenge so I would like to enter this card into
ABC Christmas challenge - G is for girl or guy


  1. Sweet image, nice embossing and pretty designer papers. Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday this week.

  2. Such a fun card! Love the embossing and the washi! Thanks for playing with us at Merry Monday!

  3. Very cute card, this image is darling. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday this week.

  4. What a sweet card! Thank you for joining us at Merry Monday!

  5. Miss Holly is beautifully colored! Love the holly embossing and Washi tape too! Thanks, Margaret, for sharing with us at Merry Monday!

  6. Fabulous take on that sketch Margaret! Love the embossing and gorgeous washi tape.
    Hugs, Tracey x

  7. Adorable and great take on the sketch. The embossing adds great texture and the image is too sweet! So glad you joined us for our Girl or Guy Challenge at ABC Christmas Challenge!

  8. Oh this is adorable. Love the design with the embossing and use of washi tape too. Thanks for playing at ABC Christmas Challenge and good luck. Hope to see you back wednesday for a new challenge. Bettina DT Member at ABC Christmas Challenge xx


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