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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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Thursday, 12 February 2015

12 months of Christmas cards link up challenge 2 plus others

12 months of Christmas cards linkup challenge 2 is anything goes with the optional theme I saw mummy kissing Santa Clause - create a Sassy Christmas card
Each month if you link up 2 Christmas cards you will receive a free Christmas paper.

I have embossed red card with Universal Embossing Funky Christmas Collection Candy Canes embossing folder.  Added piece of pattern paper from Kaisercraft mint twist paper pad.
Printed Sassy Studio Designs digi stamp Candy Cane the Sassy Elf onto white card and coloured her with markers, sponged edges with distress ink.  Added twine.  Stamped Happy Christmas, cut out and sponged edges with distress ink and layered on top.  Layered all onto green card.

I would also like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Addicted to Stamps and more 131 - anything goes

Crafty Gals Corner 6 - anything goes

Crafty Hazelnut's monthly Christmas card challenge - anything goes

Fan-tastic Tuesday 72 - anything goes with a twist add some twine.

Inspiration Destination 20 - anything goes

Merry Monday Christmas challenge 145 - candy canes

Pennys challenge 214 - embossing


  1. Great idea to use the candy cane theme throughout your card, it certainly links it together.
    Thanks for sharing with us at ATSM this week. :)

  2. Very cute Christmas card. Love the embossed candy canes. Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Gals Corner.

  3. Adorable card! Love this image and great candy cane paper! Excellent choice for this week's candy cane challenge! Thanks for playing along with us this week over at Merry Monday! :)

  4. She is definitely sassy! Loving the traditional Christmas colors! Thanks for linking it up at Crafty Gals Corner this week!

  5. this is such a lovely image thanks for sharing with FTT Rachel dt

  6. Another wonderful card Margaret, I love the papers your used. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday.

  7. Ooh, la, la! What a fun Christmas card, Margaret! Thanks for sharing this with us at Merry Monday!

  8. Such a cute image and I just love the candy cane paper! Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Addicted to Stamps & More! Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*-DT member

  9. I love the stamp set, very sexy!!! Great color combos. Your card is beautiful.

  10. Lovely card in traditional colours.
    Thanks for playing with us at Inspiration Destination.
    Hope we see you again the next challenge.
    xxx Michelle (DT)

  11. Loving the candy cane theme you've continued from this image. That EF is fab. Thanks for sharing with us at ATSM this week, Anita x

  12. The perfect image and it's lovely with the candy cane paper!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Merry Monday.

    Deanne :)

  13. Very festive card. Love the cute image and the pretty papers you used.
    Thank you for playing along with us at Crafty Gals Corner. I hope to see you again soon. Good luck!
    Lena - DT
    Lena’s Creations

  14. This is a fabulous Christmas card, such a fun image.
    Thank you for joining us at CHNC Extra Challenge.

  15. I love the embossed paper with the candy cane paper beside it. the twine with the sentiment is great. It draws the eye to the sentiment. Cute digi. Thanks for sharing. ♥ Edwina Brown
    DT for The 12 Months of Christmas Link Up!
    Edwina's Creations – My personal Blog!

  16. OH i just love this sassy little elf!
    Thanks for playing along at Crafty Gals Corner!
    Crafty Gals Corner - DT Coordinator
    Crafty Gals Corner

  17. Hi! Lovely card! Thanks you so much for joining us at The 12 months of Christmas Link Up. Kemly SC. DT.


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