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Monday, December 2, 2013

ho ho ho Christmas Card

Used a Basic Grey/Sizzix die for the Christmas Tree. Added the Christmas lights ribbon to resemble lights on a Christmas Tree. Used a Martha Stewart embossed punch for present. Stamped a Basic Grey stamp on the present. Added twine & a metal present charm. Punched a couple more presents using DCWV 2 different pieces of pattern paper. Used Stampin' Up punch to punch out the 'ho ho ho' from DCWV pattern paper. Colored BugABoo digi, Santa Presents, on computer and fussy cut out.

Supplies List 

charm: metal present
die: Basic Grey/Sizzix Tree, Christmas #5
digi; BugABoo Santa Presents
embossing:  Basic Grey/Sizzix Evergreen embossing folder
ink:  VersaFine Onyx Black
Martha Stewart: punch/emboss - present
paper: DCWV Christmas matstack - 3 different pieces, 
   cardstock - gold glitter,green glitter, red, white

ribbon:Christmas 2013 boxed ribbon assortment
stamp: Basic Grey
Stampin' Up: punches - Modern Label, Word Window 
twine: red/white

Entering this into the following challenges:

12/3 C.R.A.F.T. Ch235 Use Metal/Add a Charm 5E(#3) 11/29

12/6 Catch the Bug Nov Recipe Ch 1,2,3 1 Ribbon. 2 Layers, 3 Papers 3E(#1) 11/30 
12/6 Crafty Hazelnuts Ch153 Christmas Light It Up UE 11/30

12/7 Glitter N Sparkle Ch61 Christmas 3E(#1) 12/1 
12/7 That Craft Place Stars 3E(#2) tot10combch 11/24

12/8 Craftin Desert Divas Craft it UP & Link It Up Linky Party #20 Tags 8E(#6) 11/25
12/8 My Craft Spot Mon Ch#20 Sparkle & Shine 1E(#1)
    My Sparkle & Shine is the green glitter tree & gold glitter star on tree 12/2

12/13 Basic Grey Ch109 Happy Christmas 3E(#2) 11/30

12/31 Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Extra for Dec Anything Christmas UE 12/1 


  1. Lovely card for both CHNC challenges - hope to see more of your Christmas crafting soon. x

  2. Super cute card Melissa! A lot of fun textures and love the metal present charm!
    Thanks so much for joining us in the challenge at My Craft Spot!
    Sherrie K

  3. Such a fun card! That little Santa is so cute and the embossing is just perfect in the background!

    Thanks so much for playing along with us at My Craft Spot!

    Small Bits of Paper

  4. Super cute & Fun!!
    Thank you so much for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas Linky Party.
    Have a wonderful day,
    ♥ Crafting With Creative M ♥
    ♥ 2 Creative Chicks Challenge Blog ♥

  5. Hi, Melissa - this is so cute - love all the details here. Your embossing folder is beautiful and I love that die-cut tree. Great idea with the lights ribbon too! Always a pleasure to visit your blog. So glad you joined our "Add Some Glitter 'n' Sparkle" challenge at Glitter n Sparkle. Best wishes to you in the draw!

    KT Fit Kitty
    Glitter n Sparkle DT

    P.S. I have candy :-)

  6. This is so cute! I love the present charm! Thanks for linking up your project at Craftin Desert Divas! :)


  7. Cute card - love that diecut tree! Thanks for sharing with us over at the Glitter n Sparkle blog - Vic, DT x

  8. The little gifts are super cute!
    Thanks for playing along with us this week for the Catch The Bug Recipe Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps!
    Be sure to check out The Bug Blog for our Holiday Edition Photo Challenge that is part of the Holiday Chaos Celebration and starts today! We hope you’ll play along!
    Hugs & Happy Days!
    ~Min: Bugaboo Asst DT Coordinator
    Kaymin Kreations

  9. Such a sweet festive card! Thanks for joining us at Basic Grey Challenges, Juliexx