Sunday, July 29, 2012

Christmas in July

There are several challenge blogs out there that are celebrating Christmas in July, so I thought I'd jump on that band wagon and play along.  I made this little card using a card set, poinsettias, a stick pin, sticker, buttons, a flower, etc. from Making Memories' Mistletoe line, which is an older line, but I love it and own a lot of it.  I stamped the Christmas sentiment using a Just Rite stamp, and placed it on a Spellbinders die cut and inked it using Tim Holtz' Brick ink.  It's nothing too terribly special, but here it is:

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:

http://justritestampers.typepad.com/justrite-inspiration/2012/07/justrite-friday-challenge-078-christmas-in-july.html - Just Rite Stampers Challenge Blog Presents Christmas in July - Challenge #78

http://craftspotbykimberly.blogspot.com/2012/07/monday-challenge-63-christmas-in-july.html - My Craft Spot by Kimberly - Challenge #63 - Christmas in July

http://simonsaysstampschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/simon-saysanything-goes.html - Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes

http://theribbonreelchallenge.blogspot.com/2012/07/challenge-33-button-it.html - The Ribbon Reel Challenge Blog - Challenge #33 - Button It

Thanks for stopping by to say hello.  I appreciate your visit, and hope you are having a wonderful week.  I look forward to visiting your blogs this week as well.

Blessings,
Karen

31 comments:

  1. Oh how gorgeous Karen!! I saw this in my reader and just had to tell you how beautiful it is. It really pops. Love your colors and design. Perfect Christmas card!!hugs,Chris

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  2. This is a gorgeous card. What a blessing for some lucky person to receive at Christmas.

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  3. What a pretty card! I love all the buttons and stitching on the flower! Thanks for playing at My Craft Spot!

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  4. Your card is beautiful. I love it. Hugs, Robin

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  5. Beautiful card, Karen. Perfect for the holidays. Thanks for your encouraging sweet luv on my blog. You are truly a blessing. Hugs

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  6. This is really pretty!! I love all the different embellishments!!

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  7. Gorgeous Christmas card Karen - thanks for playing along with the button challenge at The Ribbon Reel this week ;) hope to see you again!

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  8. Hello Karen. How beautiful and so very effective. Love the design and verse too.
    Love Sandra xxx

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  9. karen this is a really nice card. i too have a lot of older paper lines and am determined to use them.

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  10. what a lovely card - I especially like the font on your sentiment. Thanks so much for sharing this with us at the Simon Says Stamp challenge this week!

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  11. Very pretty card! Love the pattern paper and the cardinal:)

    Annette
    My Mind's Dust Bunnies

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  12. Your card is gorgeous! I love the beautiful colors and awesome Christmas sentiment.
    Thanks for stopping by my blog (http://sherrodstudiostamps.blogspot.com) and your kind comment! Your blog is so inspiring. I am a new follower :-)

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  13. Pretty card, Karen! It's great to have you posting again. Blessings and hugs!!!

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  14. Your card is just beautiful, I think when things quiet down around here I am going to try to do more challenges.
    cathyplus5.blogspot.com

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  15. Lovely card! I love the buttons! Thanks for playing along with the Pixies at Pixie Dust Studio! :)

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  16. What a delightful card - love the clean look of the card, yet there is quite a lot of detail in it :-)
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  17. Karen, I love your style of cardmaking! This card is so very pretty....I love how you combined different shapes to turn out a beautiful creation!

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  18. Beautiful card!! Love the buttons in the corner!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

    Hugs...
    Melissa

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  19. Love the soft colors of this creation. Thanks for sharing on the Belli Challenge for Christmas In July.

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  20. This is a gorgeous card Karen, I love the sentiment, it's so elegant!

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  21. Gorgeous Christmas card! Thanks for sharing with us at The Ribbon Reel this fortnight!

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  22. Hello Karen and bless you for stopping by my blog to say hello and pray and comment on my card. I am glad I joined this challenge and ran into your blog. What town do you live in. I want to stamp with you sometime. Tee Heee! Peace and hugs, Bev

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  23. Gorgeous christmas card and I love that design, however we want to see more than the front in the current challenge at ABC Christmas Challenge. Still hope you come around to play on wednesday when we have a new fun challenge to join in on. Bettina xx

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  24. Very nicely done! Love all the elements! Thanks for joining us at JustRite Inspiration ;-)

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  25. Fabulous card! love the front! would be great to see a photo of the whole of the inside too! as the challenge is open it up!
    Thanks for Playing along with us this time for our O for Open it up Challenge at ABC Christmas Challenge this time, hugs Samantha :0)

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