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Monday, January 26, 2015

JOY Xmas Card

Created this Christmas card with a JOY theme. Used a sketch which you can see below. Gave the card a lot of layers. Used Simon Says Stamps stitched banner. Used Martha Stewart JOY edge punch. Recycled cardboard for removable tag/ornament that I heat embossed on white side of cardboard. Added ribbons & bow.

 Supplies List 

embossing: Stampendous Emerald emb powder
ink: Versamark
machine: Sizzix BIGkick
paper: cardstock - green, white
punch: Martha Stewart JOY edge
recycle: carboard - removable tag/orn white on one side 
   in which I heat embossed sentiment on
ribbon:Holiday Inspirations  Spool O' Ribbon
Simon Says Stamps: die - Bundle of Stitched Shapes - banner
Spellbinder: Nest Scalloped Circle
stamp:  craftsmart sentiment

  Entering this into the following challenges:  

1/26 Loves Rubber Stamps Ch#135 The Letter "B" UE 1/20
   "B" - bow

1/27 C.R.A.F.T. Ch295 - Recycling 5E(#4) 1/22 
   recycle - cardboard - removable tag

1/30 CHNC Christmas Ch 213 Joy to the world UE 1/24
1/30 Come & Get It Ch Ribbon & Bows 3E(#2) 1/25

1/30 Suzy Bee's Ch#64 Anything Goes with Twist - Add Layers UE 1/24

1/30 Jos Scrap Shack FFC#72 Sketch  3E(#3) 1/23

1/31 Crafty Hazelnuts Ch Extra Jan 2015 UE 1/1
1/31 DL.ART Jan Linky Ch 1perday/no stack 1/1

2/3 ABC Christmas Ch B is for Bows, Bunting or Baking UE 1/21



  1. WOW!! you nailed the sketch Melissa, I love the color (of course green my fave.) the stitched pennant is really nice.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes January Linky Party. Have a blessed day
    DIANA L.

  2. What a great take on the sketch, the removable tag is so clever! Great use of the letter B! Thanks for joining us at Loves Rubberstamps this week, good luck.

  3. Wonderful creation I really like what you've done, very rich looking. Thanks for sharing with us at the Come And Get It challenge. Barb

  4. Another great card, Melissa. I love the thin red ribbon and the stitched die that you used. Thank you for joining us this week at Come And Get It challenge. Bunny DT

  5. Awesome! Love your creativity. Thanks for playing at Loves Rubber Stamps!

  6. Lovely "joyful" card. Thank you for sharing with us at the C.R.A.F.T. Challenge. - Myrna DT

  7. Super cute. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

  8. Thanks for playing with us at C.R.A.F.T. Challenges this week!
    Monica - DT

  9. hi you left a comment on my post at a blog named hero .. Its anti - static powder.. Its used to make sure the powder sticks only to the stamped area and not anywhere else.

  10. Such a cute card , thanks for joining us at Loves Rubberstamps

  11. Such a cute card , thanks for joining us at Loves Rubberstamps

  12. Oh this is gorgeous Melissa!! I really love the layering on this one and love the colors! Again, Thanks for joining us at Jo's Funday Friday challenges!
    ♥ Jo's Scrap Shack ♥

  13. Cute Christmas card. TFS and joining us at Jo's for Funday Friday

  14. Your card is beautiful and so elegant looking. Thank you for sharing your wonderful project with us at Come And Get It challenge.Neva

  15. Thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon. x

  16. Wonderful! I love color and layering!
    Thanks for playing at Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge.

  17. Love that you did a Christmas card too :) The layering is fantastic :) a wonderful take on the sketch :) Thanks for joining us at Jo's Funday Friday challenges!