Thursday, July 16, 2015


Howdy Crafters:
I did a merge on two digital stamps today to create this card - liking that cute Bugaboo Snowman behind the Beach scene - thanks for stopping by ~ Gail ~

White cardstock for base of card
Designer Cardstock scrap - corner left from 12x12 Christmas cardstock
Colorbox colored cardstock for mat
Bugaboo Digital Stamps - Snowman and BEACH merged together in word- white cardstock
Spectrum Noir and Sharpie Markers
Fiskars Sun Punch
Clear Dollar Stamps Sentiment
Powderpuff chalking ink - midnight confessions
Inside -MFP Stamp/Midnight Confessions chalking ink
Spellbinders Gourmet Die
Scrap of Colorbox cardstock
Bakers Twine

I would like to share with these challenges
 Ends July 16 Sister Act Cards Only #114 UE
Ends July 17 Suzy Bee's Bloomin ATG with on the Beach
Ends July 17 Catch the Bug Christmas in July

Ends July 19 Simon Says Monday ATG 5 of 5
Ends July 19 Eureka Stamps - At the Beach 1 of 3
Ends July 19 Creative Card Crew - Dies 2 of 3
Ends July 20 Word Art Wednesday AG with Sentiment 2 of 5
Ends July 20 TTCRD - ATG 2 of 2 
Ends July 21 Crafting by Design Christmas in July 2 of 3
Ends July 21 Pennys Paper-Craft ATG 2 of 3
Ends July 22 CRAFT Christmas 1 of 5
Ends July 22 DL Thankful Thursday Christmas in July 1 per day 
Ends July 31 DL Thankful Thursday ATG Linky  1 per Day 
Ends July 22 DRS Designs Color Challenge  use some of the colors

Ends July 31 CHN Patterned Paper Challenge UE
Ends July 31 CHNC Extra Challenge UE
Ends July 31 Digistamps4Joy ATG 1 of 3
Ends July 30 CCAYR Dots and Strips - UE -dots on the cardstock and twine is strips 
Ends Aug 13  Whimsy Stamps Christmas in July 1 of 3
Ends July 28 Dies R Us - Christmas in July 2 of 3
Ends Aug 14 Crafty Girlz Challenge 1 of 3 ATG or Summer Holiday

 Ends July 19 Kraft Journal #232 Take your Pick: Beach- Sentiment-Punch - must use Kraft Cardstock or at least one item that can be purchased at Kraft Outlet - [using Bakers Twine can be purchased HERE]
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  1. Very cute Gail! Getting a good head start on your holiday cards ... I commend you ... just can't get into that mood right now! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘CHRISTMAS IN JULY’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)

  2. So adorable, thanks for playing in our CIJ week of challenges at Catch The Bug.

  3. What a cool image Gail. I love the snowman looking over the beach. We were at 57 degrees yesterday until the fog lifted at noon and then it went to 69 - That is our summer weather.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday #160 “Christmas in July” Challenge. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

  4. Oh, how cute is this!! Love the snowman at the beach!! Thank you for joining the challenge at DRS Designs this week!

  5. What a fun card! Thanks so much for joining us at Sister Act Card Challenge. Hope to see you again on the next challenge!

    Snoopy :D​

  6. You're gonna have those Christmas cards all done before you know it. Great job, and thanks SO MUCH for sharing this with us. I don't think you will ever really know how much it means to me that you share your amazing cards with us each week. I appreciate it more than a simple thank you can express. Have a blessed week, my friend.
    Word Art Wednesday

  7. What a cute card, Gail. I think snowmen make any card look cute and your snowman at the beach is adorable. Thanks for playing along at The Kraft Journal and at Word Art Wednesday. Stephanie (GDT at The Kraft Journal and DT at Word Art Wednesday)

  8. A great image combo and a super cute card! Love the beach scene with the snowman! You aced all these challenges and I'm especially glad you could join out Christmas in July Challenge at Dies R Us!

  9. Gail, I love that you combined images to made this cute card. Thanks for sharing with us at CRAFT Challenge! Brenda

  10. Fabulous card design, love your BPs and your image. Thanks for joining us at CHPPC, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxx

  11. Gail this is another wonderful creation with great attention to detail and perfect for our ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
    {Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  12. Thank you so much for joining us for ourOBG/ Photo Inspiration Challenge in our Christmas in July Event! I love it and we appreciate your support! Good Luck!

  13. Beautiful card Gail. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Penny's Paper-Crafty. We would love to see you again ... Anet DTx

  14. Beautiful card. I do love how you've managed to combine 2 such different digital stamps. Great job! By the way, nice design as well. Thanks for sharing your work with us this week at Eureka Stamps.
    Diana DT

  15. Thanks for sharing your lovely crafting for Suzy Bee's and CCAYR July challenge - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DTs - and thanks for entering this for my CHNC challenge extra for July and Patterned Paper July challenge x

  16. This is just so lovely! Thanks so much for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!!! - Ashli :)

  17. Fun card!! Thanks for sharing at Word Art Wednesday this week!

  18. Great job with the merging on this card, it's beautiful. Thanks for joining us this week at Eureka Stamps. Karal DT

  19. Cute card! Thanks for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamps Monday Challenge! Cheers Nicole

  20. This is gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at CCC xx Jan

  21. What a fun card! Thanks for joining us at Dies R Us for the 'Christmas in July' challenge.

  22. Awesome card! Love the image and your design! Thank you for joining us at TTCRD this week!

  23. Really original card, thank you for joining us at CCAYR.

    Pam x

  24. Gail your card is so pretty with such interesting image. Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Digistamps4Joy this month. Come join us again next month. Have nice moments always :)
    DS4J DT
    Qinaahana Arts and Crafts {My Blog}

  25. Great card - thanks for joining us at Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra.

    Helen x


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