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Thursday, October 13, 2016

prickly & bright Cactus Xmas Card

Created this Clean & Simple Christmas card using some fun geometric shapes. One shape, the circle, is a negative leftover piece from a previous project.

Supplies List 

adhesive:  Scotch ATG
Hero Arts: stamp/die -  Merry Cactus To You/Merry Cactus Frame Cuts
ink: Memento - Bahama Blue, LadyBug   VersaFine Onyx Black
machine:  Sizzix BIGkick
paper:   cardstock -  greens, white  scrapbook - plaid
Spellbinder: die - Nest Classic Circle (used the negative leftover with circle cut out)
Stampin' Up: punch - Ticket (sentiment tag)
tool:  MISTI

Entering this into the following challenges: 

10/14   CHNC Christmas Ch302 Color Turquoise or Aqua Christmas    UE  10/8

10/27   A Blog Named Hero Geometric Ch    totcomb5ch  5E(#210/1

10/31   Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Ch Extra Oct 2016   UE  10/
10/31   Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Oct 2016 Ch   UE  10/1

11/15   Hero Arts Holiday Cards   use at least 1 HA stamp, die or stencil   5E(#1)   10/10


  1. Fabulous card love your design and your bps. Thanks for joining us at CHPPC, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxx

  2. so many great geometric shapes Melissa - and perfect card for a Texas Christmas card too - TFS at A Blog Named Hero this month and good luck.
    BTW - my daughter just moved to Arlington area where she is teaching at UTA - am going to be in your neck of the woods at Christmas time.

  3. So fun, love that cactus! Thanks for joining the Hero Arts Holiday Cardmaking Challenge❄️

  4. what a cute card for Christmas! fun sentiment, too.

    thank you so much for joining our challenge over at The Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Blog Extra! :)