Wednesday, January 16, 2019

CCAYR January 2019 mid-month inspiration

Hello all!  I am here to share with you a card I made for the CCAYR challenge this month, which is "Let it Snow":

I used a piece of *GORGEOUS* wrapping paper that I acquired this past Christmas at the work gift exchange.  One of my close work friends also participated, and she used this wrapping paper, which I was drooling over as soon as I saw it.  I was lucky enough to draw the number that her package was assigned the day before, so I was very happy!!  :)  I had the snowflake embossed panel lying on my desk for awhile, and decided this was the perfect card to use it on.  I inked the edges of the panel with Broken China Distress Oxide ink, and after I mounted the image panel with fun foam, I also ran some Star Dust Stickles around the edges with my finger.  In case you are wondering about the washed out look in the picture, the card looks a lot more saturated IRL.


Jingle Belles:  No Time Like the Presents (use wrapping paper)
Happy Little Stampers Christmas:  ATG or option to use reindeer
ABC Christmas:  "A" for ATG, or "B" for berries
CHNC #420:  ATG or option to use any animal
Sparkles Christmas:  Add some Sparkle
Winter Wonderland:  It's Snowtime!
Simon Says Monday:  Recycle something
Outlawz Festive Fridays:  Christmas
Card Mania #112:  Baby, It's Cold Outside
Craft Rocket #55:  Winter
The Paper Nest Dolls:  ATG
Digi Design Challenge:  Snow Much Fun

Thanks so much for joining me this evening.  I hope you will drop by over at the CCAYR blog, and join us in creating snowy things!

God Bless!



  1. Hi, Marie! Like you, I enjoy using wrapping paper on certain projects. This snowman definitely needed to be featured on a card! Beautifully done! So glad you uploaded your project to Christmas at the Sweet Stampin’ Challenge so I could come visit. Your artwork is a delight! Hope to see more of your pretty submissions in the future. Please check back to see if you are a selected DT favorite!
    Warm Smiles,
    {Creative Smiles - my little crafting world}

  2. A lovely card and such a cute snowman - great use of your wrapping paper. Thank you for sharing at Winter Wonderland.
    Kath x

  3. He's a gorgeous little snowman Marie and makes a perfect focal image for your beautiful card, great recycling!
    Thanks for playing along at CASS this month.

  4. The embossed background is perfect with that pretty snowman ... so very glad you joined us at Jingle Belles to start taking back December one holiday card at a time.

  5. Beautiful card and love the embossed background.
    Thank you for joining us at Digi Choosday Crafting Challenge
    Good Luck
    Rose DT

  6. This is a super sweet card. Thank you for joining us for our Week 2 'Anything Goes' Challenge at Polkadoodles.

    Why not join our other other challenges at Digi Choosday and A Gem of a Challenge.

    Hugs Lisa xxx

  7. What a cutie. Love the buttons! Thank you for joining the challenge of Polkadoodles digi Choosday. Hugs, Cindy DT

  8. Oh my! I love it! Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Crafty Gals Corner Challenges this week. Be sure to join us next time too!
    CGC DT
    Scrapbookingmamaw {My Blog}
    Crafty Gals Corner Challenges

  9. The embossed background looks so great with the sponged color. It is a great accent for this image.

    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Sentiments Designs for our Winter challenge.

  10. Gorgeous card!! Thanks so much for participating in our WINTER WONDERLAND challenge. Hope you participate in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

  11. Very Cute card.
    Thanks for joining us at ABC Challenge
    Julie T

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  13. What a beautiful card! Just love all that lovely buttons !
    Thank you for playing with us at Card Mania Challenge !
    Hugs, Veana R.-DT

  14. Hi Marie. This is a fabulous card with a cute image and I love your embossed and coloured background. Thank you for joining in at Sparkles Christmas xx

  15. Really cute card. love the sparkle Perfect for our challenge. Thanks for joining in with us over at Sparkles Christmas. Good luck. Hugs Debs DT. xx

  16. very beautiful card. Good luck and thanks for playing along with us at Card Mania Challenge. Hope to see you again

    Shylaa DT@CMC

  17. A great card, Marie - thanks for sharing it with us at the Merry Little Christmas Challenge and I hope you'll join us again this month.

    Helen x

  18. Great card. Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Challenge.



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