Monday, December 15, 2014

Embellished Fun Fold Christmas

Winner at Classy Cards N Such - December 21, 2014

I created this Christmas/New Years Card using several stamps, die cuts, glitter, and other embellishments.I think this is the most embellishments I have ever placed on a card - it was an enjoyable task that took a couple days to complete.
Thanks for stopping by today and be blessed.
Black Cardstock for base of card
Front of Card Mat - The Paper Studio Christmas Cardstock
Red Glitter on two of the trees
Clear Dollar Stamps Bird - PowderPuff Chalking Ink Blue Hawaiian/ PowderPuff Chalking Ink Maraschino Cherry
Poppy Stamps Bundled Snowman Die
Sharpie Markers for the Snowman Nose and eyes
Kraft cardstock scrap for snowman arms
Black cardstock scrap for the snowman Hat 
Scrap of white cardstock for snowman body
Scraps of cardstock for the snowman
Scraps of white cardstock and MS Gray Ink for snow
DRS Rubber Stamp sentiment
Black Tuxedo Memento Ink 
Fiskars Snowflake Border Punch
Sizzix Tag Die
Scrap of red cardstock for tap
Black and White Twine
Micron Black Ink pen to write Sentiment on tag
Memory Box Classic Staircase Stair Die ~ Scrap of White cardstock
Glitter Candy Striped Ribbon piece
Poppy Stamps Evergreen Tree Die
Green Glitter on Trees
Scraps of Green Kraft Core cardstock
Bear Button 
Scrap of black and White Washi Tape for rug
Fiskars Teeny Tiny Kitten punch - scrap of Kraft cardstock - Kitten is on Washi Tape
Poppy Stamps Pine Spring Die - scraps of Green Cardstock
Glitter Glue on Fern
Poppy Stamps Mini Madison Window Die
Scrap of white Cardstock
Dearie Dolls Santa Digital behind Mini Window
Sizzix Circle Die - scrap of white cardstock
Poppy Stamps Deer Trio Die - Kraft Cardstock for deer head
Poppy Stamps Classic Brick Fire Place Die/Embossing
Poppy Stamps Warm and Cozy Fire
Scraps of India Glitter Cardstock, Red and Orange Cardstock for the fire
Red Glitter for the fire
Poppy Stamps Fireplace Logs die/Embossing - scrap of Kraft Cardstock
Poppy Stamps Pine Springs Die -scraps of Green Cardstock - Green Glitter
Poppy Stamps Stockings Garland Die - Scraps of Kraft and white cardstock
Die Version - Sweet Petites Broom Die - scrap of Kraft Cardstock - Twine

I would like to share with these challenges: 
Dec 31 Simon Says Show Us What You Made UE
Dec 31 Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Challenge December UE
Dec 31 DL Thankful Thursday December Linky UE 1 each day
Dec 31 CHNC ATG for December UE
Dec 21 #45 Crafting Desert Diva - Christmas UE
Dec 25 Crafting by Designs ATG for Christmas UE
Jan 3 Pile it on -Anything Goes Christmas UE

Dec 15 Scrappy Moms Tag You're It - Tag on Card
Dec 16 Simon Says Wednesday - Bling It On 5/5
Dec 17 Red Rubber Inspiration - Sparkly using a Stamp
Dec 17 DRS Designs - Sing To me - UE Winter Wonderland - song inspired
 Click here to listen to the song sung by Michael Buble

Dec 18 #87  Sister Act CARDS Only UE
Dec 18 #160 Cut It Up - Christmas Card with at least one button - bear button
Dec 18 #117 QKR Stampede - Trim the Tree 2/3
Dec 19 Super Scrap Saturday HIMCR 2/3 
Dec 19 Suzy Bees Blooming Challenge Snowflakes UE - on the cardstock
Dec 19 #207 CHNC Urgently Needed UE 
Dec 20 613 Avenue ATG or Gift package 2/3  
Dec 20 Christmas Card Weekly UE
Dec 20 Glitter N Sparkle Glittery Sparkly Christmas 2/3
Dec 20 Robyn's Fetish Winter Cards with Glitter 2/3

Dec 20 Classy n Such - Stockings were hung 1/3

Dec 22 Die Cuttin Divas - Christmas Carol Inspired - In the Meadow we will Build a snowman 1/3
Dec 22 PDE Linky Party - Pick a Theme - Tag and Fun Folds UE
Dec 23 DL Thankful Thursday - Santa Clause 2/10
Dec 21 Love to Scrap - When Nature Calls 1/3
Dec 21 Not Just Cards   
Dec 21 Simon Says Monday ATG 1/5
Dec 21 Monday - The Outlwaz - Use Music - even the Song Title 1E
Dec 21 Eureka Stamps - #119 For The Bird 1/3
Dec 21 The Kraft Journal Color Challenge 1/2


  1. Beautiful card....I would love to invite you to enter the inside of your card to our challenge at which is "the stockings were hung"...hope to see you there!!

  2. Beautiful card, Gail I love the fold and decorations, embellishments, die cuts, etc. Very creative use of your scraps. Thank you for joining us this week at HIMCR.

    Sue - HIMCR DT

  3. Adorable card!! Wow it is just amazing with all the folds and details!! Thanks for joining us for the Craftin Desert Divas Linky Party!
    Kimberly :)
    Craftin Desert Divas DT

  4. Great card and thanks so much for joining the Kraft Journal Color Inspiration Challenge!

  5. This is such a cute card! Love the fun fold & all the details. Thanks for sharing with us at DRS Designs.

  6. Lovely card, thanks for sharing it with us at Robyn's Fetish Challenge.
    Laurence DT

  7. Love your card. Stunning details. Thanks for joining us at Classy Cards 'n Such this week for our "Stockings were Hung" challenge. -Jenny, CCNS DT

  8. Whoo! I LOve your colours and design.
    So different! Thank you soooo much for joining us this week at QKR Stampede

  9. What a lot of love that went into that card. I know it'll go to someone special. That bear button is just perfectly placed!

    Thank you for joining us for our Button Christmas challenge at Cut it Up!


  10. This card is SO pretty and different! Love every element and detail added to the design! So glad to see your work for the first time through our challenge at Classy Cards 'n Such! Thanks so much for joining us!

  11. Beautiful, interesting and inspirational creation .
    Thanks for sharing on Christmas Card Challenge Blog

  12. Thank you...thank you for entering our challenge with your very pretty and creative and lots of work went into it card!!! Feel free to enter your other "stocking/fireplace cards as well...we LOVE having you visit us at "Classy Cards 'n Such"!!
    Diane CCNS DT

  13. Very nicely done! Great job of melding so many challenges into one cohesive design! Thanks for playing ATG at 613 Avenue Create!
    Chana Malkah, Owner

  14. Great card and fold! Thank you for Linking Up at PDE Linky Party.
    ~Janis, PDE Linky Party owner
    Pause Dream Enjoy Page on Facebook

  15. Me again! Thanks for linking up at Cut it Up too. ~DT Janis

  16. Thank you for joining this week at QKR Stampede Good luck and We hope you'll join us again soon
    Zoe x
    Handmade with lots of Love

  17. Fabulous card Gail!! Amazing design! Very cute!

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


  18. What a fun and festive card! I love all of the scenes you created! Thanks for joining us this week @ Red Rubber Inspirationals!

  19. Your card is so pretty both inside and out. Thank you for joining us for the Classy Cards N Such challenge.

  20. Beautiful card, and I love the fold. Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede for our Trim the Tree Challenge.
    Karal DT

  21. I'm back to say Beautiful card, and great fold. Thanks for joining us this week at Eureka Stamps For The Birds Challenge.
    Karal DT

  22. What a wonderful scene you have created on your card!!! Thank you for joining my challenge on the Red Rubber Inspirationals this week! Lynda - DT Champion Red Rubber Designs

  23. Oh my goodness, you card turned out so nice! I love all dies,textures and colors you put together. Thank you so much for joining the Classy Cards 'n Such challenge this week. Don't forget to return Dec 28th, that's when the challenges resume. Hope to see more of your cards and ideas!

  24. This is beautiful! So many details! Thanks for joining our Christmas Linky Party at Craftin Desert Diva's :)
    DT Tina

  25. Oh my, you took all those stamps and made a lovely scene for Christmas!
    Thank you for joining us at Christmas Card Challenges.
    Carol x

  26. What a beautiful card!! Love all the details!! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!

  27. Thanks for entering our Suzy Bee's snowflake challenge and all of my Craftyhazelnut's challenges with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon. x

  28. Thanks for sharing your lovely crafting for Suzy Bee's Bloomin' challenge 59 - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

  29. Great way to decorate the staircase. Thanks for joining in the Classy Cards 'n Such challenge.

  30. These are so super fun! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!!! - Ashli :)

  31. Very cute and festive. Love all the scenes you created in one card.
    Thanks for joining in the fun at Hiding in My Craft Room.
    Lena – DT
    Lena’s Creations

  32. Love the interesting folds on this card Gail - it must have been fun embellishing all those surfaces. Thanks for joining in the CHNC Extra for December challenge.

  33. Fabulous Christmas card!
    Thanks for playing at Pile It On!
    Happy New Year!
    Helen x


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