Thursday, June 13, 2013

Merry Monday #66

Good morning friends.  Last week I discovered a new Christmas challenge blog and I'm excited to play along again this week!  I am definitely going to have no worries come December as far as not having my Christmas cards done and I'm loving this idea!  I really like that this challenge also gives a layout to follow each week too.  Here's the layout for this week:

 
 

My design paper is what inspired my card this week, so take a look:


I realize my banners pretty much hide my design paper (Eskimo Kisses by BasicGrey), but the design paper is what prompted my color choices and the stamp set that I used.  I used PTI's "Winter Hills" (LOVE this set!!) and stamped the little scene for my center flag, and then randomly stamped the pine trees from the set on the 2 outer flags.  I used my Copics to color the scene and tree's, and then sponged a bit with SU!'s Cool Caribbean (retired) ink.  My sentiment is also from the "Winter Hills" set, and I added a sheer pink ribbon, iridescent snowflake, and a pink pearl to finish off the banner.  I love how this card turned out and hope you like it too! :0)

Hope you will take the time to check out all the great entries over on Lesley's blog (http://alwaysplayingwithpaper.blogspot.com/).  There is a lot of great inspiration there between the design team and all the other bloggers playing along, so if you want a head start on your Christmas cards, make sure you check it out! 

Actually made a Father's Day card using PTI's Make it Monday challenge for this week that I'll be showing you tomorrow, so have a wonderful Thursday and Lord willing, I'll be back in the morning! :0) 

5 comments:

  1. Once again, your card is the most beautiful of all on the blog! Happy Thursday, and if you can spare a minute, please pray for rain her in Colorado.

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  2. Very pretty card Marcia, I really like the papers you used and your ribbon is lovely. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday this week.

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  3. Cute Christmas card. I love those papers and the addition of the little snowflake! Thanks for sharing at Merry Monday this week. Brenda - Guest Designer

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  4. This is beautiful, Marcia! I love the stamping and the colors you've used! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Merry Monday!

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  5. Wow Marcia, this is gorgeous, love how you combined the stamps and DSP in your card. The bow is really pretty too. Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday this week.

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