“Art is not so much expressing oneself, as it is discovering oneself.” - Anawanitia

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Christmas in July

Stamptacular Sunday Challenge #69
Create a Christmas card...you're free to do this any way you wish. Create two DIFFERENT cards and be entered into our weekly prize drawing twice, create three different cards and you'll be entered three times, create four and you have four chances to win, etc...

What a FABULOUS way to get a head start on your Christmas cards for this year!

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This card took quite a bit of work (even for me,) but I love the final outcome of this creation.  It took 3 tries to get the book piece just right!  My original idea was to mount the book piece directly onto the card and be done with it.  But all of a sudden, I had a surge of creativity - Ahhh!  Let's make this an easel card!  So then I started measuring, cutting, glueing, embossing, and TA-DA!  Yay! One Christmas card done & just several dozen to go...

Come play along with us at The Stamptacular Sunday Challenge - I need more inspiration!  And, my DT Sisters & I just love seeing your creations!

I've entered this card in the
 ScrapGirl Blog Candy Challenge
Polka Doodles Week #29Christmas in July


  1. Hello Annette, how beautiful your card is. I love this vintage look, the book is a stunning idea! thank you for your kind words left on my blog. It gave me a chance to come and discover yours, and get inspired.

  2. Annette!! This is nothing short of STUNNING!! I've been admiring it over and over since you posted it on our blog! It's AMAZING! That book is so real and vintage looking. It's just fabulous! You should be very proud of this one for sure!!

  3. O wow this is awesome, it looks like it took you hours to do... and the flowers are beautiful xxx

  4. Totally gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Polkadoodles challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  5. Ohhhhhh, my word!!!!! What an absolutely stunning creation. Wowwww!!!! I am speechless!!!

  6. OMGoodness Annette! I've never seen anything like this card before. It's gorgeous! Thank you for joining my blog candy challenge. You're very creative :-)


  7. Ta carte est magnifique et trés originale ! Bravoooo

  8. Stunning...I would love to see a tutorial on how this was made.
    Very cleverly done

  9. Stunning! Thanks for entering the Polkadoodle Challenge - hope you can join us again next week!

  10. To say that this card is fabulous is an understatement! I really admire the amount of work you put into making this card a BIG wow factor! Thank you so much for sharing!

  11. A very beautiful card. Thanks for taking part in the Polka Doodles challenge. Dee x


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