Monday, July 16, 2018

Reminder post for CCAYR!

Hello bloggy friends!  I would say "happy Monday," but I don't see much that's happy about any Monday!  LOL!  It is nice and sunny and warm out, so that's a good thing.  

Anyway, here is my card for the CCAYR reminder post for our "Tree" challenge:


I had been wanting to make one of these snowflake trees for a long time now, so this challenge seemed like the perfect opportunity.  I have a zippered sandwich bag full of snowflake punches in my stash, and that's where these came from.  If you happen to enlarge the picture, you can see that I punched the snowflakes from textured card stock.  The blings in the middle of the snowflakes are from love, Nicole, which you can get at A. C. Moore.  I love the textured look of these!!  I didn't want to do much else to the card, to let the snowflake tree be the star.  I blended Broken China Distress Oxide ink around the edges of my card base before adhering the panel.  I also used it to stamp the Lawn Fawn sentiment, using my MISTI to ensure great ink coverage.

Challenges:

Happy Little Stampers Christmas:  ATG or optional "Santa" theme
CHNC #394:  ATG or optional "use a punch or die" theme
Simon Monday:  Add a little sparkle

Thanks for joining me today!  Be sure to check out the CCAYR blog if you haven't already, and join in on the fun!  :)

~Marie~

7 comments:

  1. Stunning card! Such a fabulous and clever idea...Love it. Thanks for joining us at LTCCB
    Tina dt

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  2. Very unique and beautiful card! Thanks for sharing at Crafty creations Challenges and best of luck to you. Donna - DT Member

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  3. love how you use the snowflakes to build your tree
    thanks for joining us at HLS
    Barb Housner (DT)

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  4. love all those sparkly baubles on your snowflake Christmas tree, thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge, hugs kath xxx

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  5. Thanks for joining us at the Crafty Creations Challenges for our latest challenge. Good luck and join us again soon. Hugs, Kathy {Crafty Creations Challenges}

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  6. what a great idea for making a Christmas tree -love it! Thanks for joining us at HLS this month.

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  7. I love how you constructed your tree. This is so creative! Thanks for linking up this month at The 12 Months of Christmas Link Up. Julie, DT member

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