Thursday, July 17, 2014

23 Weeks Until Christmas

The past week went by like a flash. I feel like I blinked and missed it therefore I am again a few hours late posting my card. It was complete before I headed to bed, but I did not have the right lighting to take photos. This week I am again using the Digi Stamps 4 Joy July 2014 Monthly Christmas Challenge image. I love cats and this image is too cute.

Christmas Card Week 23 - July 2014 Holiday Card

I used the following materials to create the card: Irresistible Bling by Digi Stamps 4 Joy printed on Georgia Pacific white cardstock. The image was colored using Sargent Art Water Color Pencils and a CTMH Medium Waterbrush (retired) was used to blend and soften the colors. I fussy cut the image using a craft knife and glass mat.

The pre-cut and scored card base is 6.5" high and 5" wide. I inked the edges with a Sponge Dauber and CTMH Exclusive Inks™ Cocoa Stamp Pad (Z2114). I used a piece from Music Note Brown Noel (item #35582) from Making Memories's Noel collection to cover the card front (how many of my friends from Crop Chocolate remember this collection?). I distressed the edges with scissors. I stamped "Merry Christmas" with Cocoa ink on a scrap of red cardstock and dovetailed the end. The greeting is from the My Acrylix™ A Holiday stamp set (A1115). I used 3-D Foam Tape (Z1151) to attach the fussy cut image to the card. Except for the image, everything was from my stash.

I am linking my card to the Digi Stamps 4 Joy July 2014 Monthly Christmas Challenge and Decosse's Dynamite Doodles 12 Months of Christmas Card Link Up.

I hope you like my card and thanks for visiting today.

1 comment:

  1. Brenda this is another beautiful creation. Love how the image pops against the background.
    Thank you for taking the time to use this month’s free Christmas image. You have automatically qualified to receive next month’s Christmas image for free, which will be emailed to you at the beginning of August.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Digistamps4Joy Christmas Challenge Co-ordinator}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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