Sunday, December 15, 2013

Cardinal & Poinsettia ~ Merry Christmas Card

TH Sizzix Embossing folder
TH Magnetic die Cardinal and poinsettia - using red scraps of cranberry cardstock
TH Tattered Pine Cone die - using scrap of Kraft cardstock for 
Pine Cone and branch leaf
PowderPuff Mocha Mama Chalking ink for Pine Cone
Offray Red Ribbon
Moon Drop - Clear - painted with Spectrum Noir Yellow Marker


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 I am entering the following challenges - Join in on the Fun

  Monthly Challenges
Dec 5 - Dec 31 DL ART THANKFUL Thursday Dec Linky Party ATG UE
Dec 7 - Jan 3 A Gem of A Challenge ATG UE
Dec 1 - Dec 31 CHNC - Extra Challenge Christmas UE
Dec 1 - Dec 31 2 Creative Chicks #49 Christmas/Winter UE
Dec 1 - Jan 4 Pile It On - P is for... PowderPuff Ink -Poinsettia UE
Dec 1 - Dec 31 Just Be Creative ATG 1 a Day - Dec 1

Weekly Challenges
Dec 9 - Dec 22 Craftin Desert Diva Linky Party #21 Christmas UE
Dec 9 - Dec 22 Crafty Boots Christmas UE

Dec 9 - Dec 20 Challenges 4 Everybody ATG UE
Dec 10 - Dec 16 Loves Rubberstamp Chat ATG Christmas UE

Dec 10 - Dec 22 Creative Craft Crew Holly or Poinsettia 3E #1
Dec 11 - Dec 25 ABC Christmas Y - Make Your own Embellishments - Pine Cone and Poinsettia UE
Dec 11 - Dec 17 Word Art Wednesday 5E #5
Dec 12 - Dec 18 Cute Card Thursday Christmas Catch up UE
Dec 13 - Dec 19 Sister Act Cards Only UE
Dec 13 - Dec 18 Crafty Ribbons ATG 5E #5
Dec 13 - Dec 20 Jo's Scrap Shack Winter Theme 3E #2
Dec 14 - Dec 20 HIMCR Super Scrap Saturday 3E #2

Dec 15 - Dec 21 Christmas Card Weekly Challenge ATG or Wording as Focus UE
Dec 15 - Jan 10 Dream Valley Christmas 3E #1
Dec 15 - Dec 21 613 Avenue ATG or Optional Twist CAS 3E #1
Dec 15 - Dec 28 Creative Inspiration Paint ATG UE
Dec 15 - Dec 26 The Squirrel & The Fox Christmas or Hanukkah 3E #1


  1. Oh Gail this card is just beautiful! I love a white card with pops of red!! Very elegant indeed. Thanks for joining us at Jo's FFC;-)

  2. What beautiful embossing and I love that birdie. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Challenges 4 Everybody.

    Cathy DT Member

  3. Lovely card, I really do like your embossing. Thank you for sharing your Christmas project with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  4. Thank you for linking up in the 2 Creative Chicks December Challenge.
    GDT 2 at Creative Chicks

  5. Pretty card
    Thanks for sharing with us at crafty ribbons
    Hugs Kelly

  6. Love your elegant, embossed card. The cute images sure pop from that white background. We appreciate you joining us at Word Art Wednesday and hope you join us again in our new Challenge. Leaving you with God's Word in Hebrews 11:1..."Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see." God bless always!

    JO ANN

  7. Beautiful CAS Design! I love the embossed background, it adds depth and elegance! Thanks for dropping this into our mailbox here at 613 Avenue Create!
    Chana, Owner

  8. Gail, once again, you did an A-M-A-Z-I-N-G job with your card! I just love the embossing you did . . . it gives it such an elegant feel. And the splash of color on the white from the die cuts also adds to that elegance. :) Thanks for joining us at Hiding In My Craft Room this week . . . hope to see you join us again soon!!! Hope you have a VERY Merry Christmas (and Good Luck)!!!

    Kathy HIMCR DT

  9. What a lovely card thank you so much for joining us at Creative Card Crew with our Holy & poinsettia challenge hugs Tania (DT) xx

  10. Thanks for entering this lovely card for my CHNC challenge extra for December - hope to see you again soon. x

  11. Love your homemade embellies and the embossed background is fab! hank you for playing with us at ABC Christmas Challenge!

  12. This is lovely, the texture is beautiful and the red really pops! Thanks for joining in at The Squirrel and the Fox!

    love Mags B x

  13. Beautiful card! LOVE the embossing. :)

    Thanks for joining the Craftin Desert Divas Christmas Linky Party!

  14. thanks for joining us at Pile it on... we have started a new challenge - please go and check it out!
    Kimberly DT


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