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.


Challenges:

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!


~Marie~

18 comments:

  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,
    de
    {Creative Smiles - my little crafting world}

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

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  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.
    Chris
    x

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  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.

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

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  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

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

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  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!
    Blessings,
    CGC DT
    Scrapbookingmamaw {My Blog}
    Crafty Gals Corner Challenges

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  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.

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  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

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  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
    https://veanar1.blogspot.com/

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  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

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  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

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  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
    Adhiraacreations

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  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
    DT

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

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