Sunday, July 19, 2015

A Warm Christmas

     Well, I got started on Christmas cards and now can't seem to stop.  :-D  I have one today, another on Tuesday and perhaps one on Thursday.  This one today features a brand new stamp from Morgan's ArtWorld.  I've been seeing it around blog land this month and just had to have it so went on a shopping spree yesterday.


 
     Colored with my ProMarkers and framed out with double-layered die cuts (Spellbinders) then added to dark red CS textured with my Linen folder.  The ribbon is velveteen and has been in my stash for a long time so I have no idea where I got it.  The little snowflakes are buttons, also from my Christmas stash.

     Challenges:
Art Impressions Stamps
Brown Sugar
C.R.A.F.T.
Crafter's Cafe
Crafting by Designs
Crafty Gals Corner
Crafty Hazelnut's
Di's Digi Designs
DL.ART
Hiding in My Craft Room
Jingle Belles
Inspiration Destination
My Time to Craft
Scrap & Craft
Sister Act
Whimsy Inspiration
Winter Wonderland

     We're halfway through Sunday, the last day of the weekend, and I'm cheering because we had a 22 minute downpour last night.  I know, I know, some of you are laughing and snorting your derision but when you've been suffering the worst drought in recorded history in California, and when it's lasted for 4+ years, you'd cheer over .21 inches, too.  Out here, we never get rain in the summer so that tiny 1/4 inch just gave us a record of the wettest July ever!  Enjoy the rest of your day and Happy Stamping.  NanaConnie

27 comments:

*Vicki* said...

Really stunning Christmas card NC!! Love the striped papers and your sparkly snowflake accents! :) Yes, I need to make some more Christmas too!!

Stamping Bubbles said...

Fantastic Christmas card, love the traditional colours and you are right the image is fabulous.
Thank you for joining the challenge at Winter Wonderland.
Lesley

ahlers5 said...

Very cute...love how you kept her mostly white. Thanks so much for joining us at Inspiration Destination this week.

Donna Ellis said...

Aw, such sweetness, Connie! Your festive colors are wonderful, really drawing out her white parka! Aren't you glad you don't need to use one of those during the winter? hugs, de

Davi said...

Very pretty NC, I love your new image and I really like that you just added the touches of red!! We got a couple down pours here in the desert too! Any amount is appreciated.

Sassy Raggedy said...

This is a beautiful stamp NC. I love it with the red. So glad you guys got a little rain. Any amount would be welcomed. Hugs, joann

SmilynStef said...

Love the pops of red ... thanks so much for joining our Old-Fashioned Christmas at Jingle Belles.

Judy V said...

Pretty card! Love the image! Thanks for joining our Christmas in July challenge at Crafty Gals Corner!

Céline said...

really gorgeous
thanks for playing with us at di's digi
hugs
céline

Linda Simpson said...

Gorgeous card, the image is very pretty and love the papers.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Dawn Lancaster said...

Gorgeous image, I can see why you had to have her!
Love your beautiful card too!
Hugs
Dawn xx

lauren bergold said...

what a sweet image on your very cute holiday card! so pleased you could join our "old fashioned xmas" fun at JINGLE BELLES! <3

Asha said...

So pretty! Love that cheeky little wink!
hugs Asha

Leah said...

Love your card!

Shona Hamill said...

Gorgeous card and image. Thank you for sharing with us at the CRAFT Challenge this week. Shona xx

Cazro said...
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Cazro said...

A beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at MTTC. Caz

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at HIMCR, good luck!!! Amy DT

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Brown Sugar, good luck!!! Amy DT

Natalie said...

just a sweet card :)
Thanks for playing along in the Sister Act Card Challenge.
Hugs,
Natalie
INKognito

Hazel said...

Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 237 - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for July - I'd love to see it there too. x

jimlynn said...

We're back to being dry as a bone around here now. Guess it's just part of summer though. At least I hope we get more rani soon. That's a good rain and isn't it nice to see and smell it when you haven't seen it in so long!
Love your card! CAS and just perfect.
Lynn

DIANA L. said...

Such a pretty card I love how you colored the image. I love it, its starting to look like Christmas!!
Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday #160 “Christmas in July” Challenge. Have a blessed day
DIANA L.
http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com http://dianamlarson.ctmh.com

Sharon Caudle said...

What a pretty Christmas card!! Thank you for joining our challenge at Art Impressions!

TRACEY MO said...

What a fab christmas card.

Thanks for joining us at morgan artworld
Tracey dt

Craftdee Donna said...

Thanks for sharing your lovely card in Di's Digis "Hand Coloured Image" challenge. Hope to see you in our next challenge too, it's starting later today!! Donna ☺

Lynn (aka Lynnpenguin) said...

Lovely creation. I have noticed that you have entered our challenge over at Morgan's Artworld, but you have forgotten to LINK to our blog.
Lynn, Creative Team Leader, Morgan's Artworld