Saturday, December 17, 2016

This post is a little bit late,

...But as the saying goes:  Better late than never, right?  I hope so anyway!  At any rate, I am here now to share with you my DT inspiration for the December CCAYR mid-month post:
 
 
I had a total of 4 of these heat embossed sentiment panels sitting on my desk for some time, waiting for a good time to put them to use.  I figured now was as a good a time as any, when I needed more Christmas cards I could send in the mail, AND something for the Christmas Cards All Year Round "Anything Christmas/Holiday" theme for December.  Went pretty CAS with these, using the same layout and process for them all.  I heat embossed all the colored layers using the same powder as the sentiment, then glued all the layers together with Tombow and put them under a stamping block to dry flat.  I only had the time to complete the green and silver ones before the deadline, but later on, I completed the red and gold ones as well.
 
Challenges:
 
12 Months of Christmas Link Up #24:  ATG or optional Welcome to the North Pole theme
Christmas at Sweet Stampin':  Inspired by a song or singing image (I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas)
Crafty Calendar:  Christmas Time
The Outlawz Festive Friday:  Go Caroling Day
613 Avenue Create #192:  ATG or optional Holiday Happiness twist
Come and Get It:  Christmas
LTCCB #5:  ATG
 
Thanks for stopping by today!  May God bless you this Christmas season, and all throughout the coming year!
 
~Marie~
 

17 comments:

  1. These are both beautiful, Marie!! I really love them! A great idea to have some heat embossed panels ready to go!! So happy you entered these in our Festive Friday's Challenge at the Outlawz!
    Hugs!
    Darcy

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  2. These are great, lovely stamping and embossing.
    Thanks for joining us over at Penny's.
    Jean DT xxx

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  3. Really lovely! Thank you for joining us at Penny's Challenges. Hope to see you again!
    Hugs, Mary (DT member)

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  4. Wonderful cards.
    Thank you for joining us at the Sweet Stampers and i hope to see you again.
    Hugs
    Kuni

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  5. Ganz ganz zauberhaft. Großartig gemacht. Vielen Dank für die Teilnahme bei den Sweet Stampers.
    LG Dreja

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  6. Beautiful cards! Simple and shiny.
    Thanks for joining us over at Card mania challenge!
    Dess ^.^

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  7. Very beautiful cards. I love the design. The blue looks so elegant! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Designs. I hope to see you again on the next challenge! Good luck!!! Patricia

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  8. Such lovely cards!
    Thank you for joining us at Digi Choosday! Have a wonderful Christmas! Jane S (DT) xxx

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  9. Beautiful Christmas card Marie. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Penny’s Paper-Crafty. We would love to see you again ... Anet DTx

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  10. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Love to Craft, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  11. What a fabulous sentiment image, Marie, perfect for your lovely cards! Merry Christmas! Thanks for joining in at CRAFT Challenge.

    love Mags B x

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  12. Great CAS cards and love the embossed stamps---Thank you for joining us at 613 Avenue Create
    Carol DT x

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  13. Beautiful cards! Thanks for joining us at the Come and get it challenge! ~DT Dana

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  14. These are lovely. I think I might own that stamp. Sadly, I have never inked it up..think I will now!!!

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  15. Beautiful card!!! Thank you for joining us at Digi Choosday Challenges. Monica.-Dt

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  16. Great CAS cards. Thank you for sharing with us at Love to Craft. Pippa LTCCB DT

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  17. Great card - love that sentiment stamp.

    Thanks for sharing it with us at the Crafty Calendar Challenge.

    Helen x

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