Friday, December 20, 2013

December ~ REMINDER ~ A Creative Need Monthly Challenge

Welcome Bloggers - You still have time to enter
A Creative Need 
December Blog Challenge

If you have not entered the monthly challenge - it is not too late to join in on the fun.

Deena offers a free digital image to get you started - so what are you waiting for? You do not have to use the ACN image to be a winner[but we like it when you do]. Be sure to read the rules on the challenge blog site Click HERE.

In addition to Deena's own  
A Creative Need Esty Shop- Click Here
you can also find Deena's lovely digital stamps at Squigglefly - Click Here
December's challenge is one of my favorites
Clean and Simple Christmas

Here is a 
Clean and Simple Christmas Card
I created using Deena's
Stocking with Gifts Digital Stamp
White Cardstock for base of card
White Cardstock to print Digital Stamp - Vintage Stocking ACN
Cuttlebug Snowflake Embossing Folder
Die - Little Stackables Oval - 2 sizes
Scrap of blue cardstock  using snowflake Cuttlebug folder
Studio G Dark Blue ink for distressing around white digital oval
Spectrum Noir and Sharpie Markers for Stocking
Pop up Tape
Scrap of white cardstock for banner inside card
American Craft Ribbon
MFPaHC Sentiment - Holiday Tag Collection
PowderPuff Hawaiian Blue Chalking Ink


I am entering the following challenges - Join in on the Fun
 Monthly Challenges
Dec 3 - Dec 31 Ribbon Carousel ATG UE
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... Pop up tape/PowderPuff Chalking Ink UE
Dec 1 - Dec 31 Just Be Creative Linky Dec Party 1 each day - Dec 20

Weekly Challenges

Dec 5 - Jan 15 Paper Crafting Journey - Christmas UE
Dec 9 - Dec 20 Challenges 4 Everybody ATG UE
Dec 9 - Dec 22 Craftin Desert Diva Linky Party #21 Christmas UE
Dec 9 - Dec 22 Crafty Boots Christmas UE
Dec 15 - Dec 21 Christmas Cards Weekly Challenge ATG or Wording Focal point UE
Dec 15 - Dec 28 Creative Inspiration Paint ATG UE
Dec 16 - Dec 28 Whoopsi Daisy Anything Christmas UE
Dec 17- Dec 23 Loves Rubberstamp Chat ATG UE
Dec 18 - Dec 24 Inky Impressions Merry Christmas UE

Dec 20 - Dec 26 Brown Sugar ATG 2E #1
Dec 20 - Dec 26 Card Crafters Circle - Deck the Halls - Hanging Stocking 3E #1
Dec 20 - Dec 26 Crafts for Eternity ATG 3E #1
Dec 20 - Dec 26 Creative Craft Corner CAS 3E #1
Dec 20- Dec 26 Sister Act CARDS ONLY UE
Dec 20 - Dec 26 QKR Stampede Happy Holidays 3E


  1. Great CAS card, Gail. Adorable stocking and great coloring!
    Thanks for sharing at Craftin Desert Diva's! ~Merry Christmas!

  2. Another lovely card. Thank you for joining the challenge at Whoopsi Daisy.

  3. There is a design team call on Feeling Sketchy if you would be interested in applying.

  4. Fab card Gail, lovely embossing and great colours. Thank you for sharing your Christmas project with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.


  5. Gail, this is beautiful. I love the soft blues. Thanks so much for sharing with us this week at QKR Stampede.

    Emily T, DT

  6. Great CAS card. Love the embossing. Thank you for joining us over at Loves Rubberstamps. Hugs Nina

  7. another fab tag, thank you for joining us at whoopsie daisy, hope to see you again and good luck ... Julie xxx

  8. Gail, I like how you did the sentiment on the inside. Great job! Thanks for playing with us at Loves Rubberstamps! Have a very Merry Christmas!

  9. This is beautiful, I love the embossing. Thanks for joining us this week for "Happy Holidays."
    Good Luck.

    Karal QKR Stmpede
    My Blog: Karals Creative Corner

  10. Delightful! Thank you for sharing with us at Card Crafter's Circle!

  11. Lovely card Gail thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 eternity hugs x

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

  13. Gorgeous - the CAS background really makes the image pop.

    Thanks for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge and Happy New Year!

    Helen x


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