Saturday, January 14, 2017

More Christmas cards for the 2017 stash!

Hello, and happy Saturday night!  I hope you all are enjoying your weekend...we stayed home today, due to snow and nasty stuff in the forecast.  We didn't get a whole lot of snow, but the hubby was telling me earlier that the roads were bad??  If you live where there is nasty weather going on, I hope you are staying safe!
I'm here to share with you all 2 cards for the Christmas stash:

I decided that I was going to make 2 similar cards this time, since the sketch part was already done for me by Stella at Bugaboo:
I didn't use Bugaboo images; I chose instead to use 2 wood stamps from Recollections that I have sitting out, but had never used before. In searching thru my Christmas-patterned papers, I found these that I thought would match the images nicely.  I did some simple coloring of the images, added some bling in the top left corners, and these cards were done.
12 Months of Christmas Link Up #25:  ATG, or optional out with the old, in with the new theme
ABC Christmas:  "A" for ATG, and "B" for something beginning with "B" (blue)
Cutie Pie Challenge #107:  Winter Warmers
CHNC #316:  ATG or optional "Feature a creature" theme
Crafty Calendar:  Something New (penguin patterned paper)
Cards in Envy:  Snow Birds
613 Avenue Create #193:  ATG or "your favorite technique" theme
Sweet Stampers #3:  Winter/Snow
Whew, that took a little while!  Thanks for stopping by, and God Bless!


  1. Lovely and sweet cards.
    Thank you for joining us at the Sweet Stampers and i hope to see you again.

  2. Love both your cards! The one for our card challenge is adorable! Such a cute little penguin for a snowbird and love the background paper! Thanks for sharing with us at Cards in Envy.

  3. Both these cards are adorable. Love how you matched the paper images to your stamps. Perfect combo! Thank you for joining us at Cards in Envy!

  4. Both fabulous cards, your paper and colour matching is perfect. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Calendar Challenge,
    Katrina x

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  6. Gorgeous cards and great design! Thank you so much for joining us at Penny's Challenges!
    Hugs, Mary (DT member)

  7. These card are so so sweet. Thank you for sharing with us at Digi Choosday. Rebecca x

  8. super cute batch of cards!!! LOVE the focal circle on them!! Thanks for playing with Cards In Envy!!!

  9. Gorgeous cards Marie, both of them are super cute, the images and coordinating papers are fabulous and I love the layout too :-)

    Thanks for joining us on the ABC Christmas Challenge
    Lols x x x

  10. What cute cards! Great layout and your printed papers are perfect for the images! Thanks for joining us at Christmas at Sweet Stampin' for our Anything Goes With Christmas challenge! --Gail

  11. Two very cute card, loving the sketch and the images are just adorable!
    Thanks so much for playing along with us this month at Penny Black and More!

  12. Fabulous cards! Thank you for joining us at Love To Craft Challenge Blog!
    ~DT Sherry x

  13. Hello Marie
    Both cards are super lovely! Thank you for sharing with us over here at Sweet Stampers Challenge Blog, hope we will see you soon again!
    Hugs Marlene

  14. Marie - both of these cards are super cute! Love them! Thanks so much for sharing with us at LTSCB! -Lori DT

  15. Great cards, cute images and great papers. Thanks for sharing with us at Cutie Pie.

  16. Marie i really like both cards and i can't decide which one is my favorite.
    Thanks a lot for joining us at our winter/snow challenge by Sweet Stampers Challenge
    Good luck and hope to see you again.
    Hugs and greetings Angela DT

  17. Such fun xmas cards Marie. A good start to your xmas stash.
    Thank you for entering our challenge at Penny Black and More this month.


  18. Thanks for sharing your sweet holiday cards with us at Love To Craft

  19. Love how these cute cards match up with your patterned paper, Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)

  20. Beautiful cards, I love your design- and the images are very cute. Thanks for joining this years first challenge at ABC Christmas Challenge.
    Dorte x

  21. Fab cards, thanks for sharing with us at the Cutie Pie Challenge. Hugs, Shona xx



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