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Friday, January 1, 2021

December Winter/Christmas Card - HA - Dec Word Fancy Die

Please click here for Tip Thursday 12/17 Merry Christmas. Please visit during the mth of Sept - Dec. new Tip Thursdays.


I'm happy to bee part of the Bitten by the Bug 2 Design Team in the New Year 2021. Please check out the welcome post by clicking here and the current challenge by clicking here

Using Hero Arts December Fancy Word Die for first time. My Xyron tool is perfect for adding adhesive to die cuts like this. Used a piece of splattered ink cardstock made some time ago for background.












cardstock/paper: white  

  patt - blue (looks gray in photo) with white dots

Hero Arts: die - December Word Fancy Die

machine: Sizzix BIGkick

tool: Xyron sticker 


The Close To My Heart CTMH Jan - Feb catalog and new Core Sept 2020 - Aug 2021 catalog are available. My CTMH website link is below or you can click on my right sidebar where it indicates CTMH. I will send a free stamp set I have from my extras (unused) if you place an order of $30 or more. Please email me if you do order so I can give you a choice as to free stamp even though I do get notified if you place an order. Also, I'm a Cricut affiliate and you can order from by clicking the Cricut icon on my right side bar.


Entering this in:

Cardz TV Ch131  1/3  1/14

CHNC Jan Pattern Ch  1/31

CHNC Christmas Ch522  1/1

Cut It Up Ch216 Winter  1/1  1/13

DRU Ch160 AnyGoes usinganybranddieDRUsells  1/3  1/13

  DRU sells Hero Arts dies


  1. What a delightful winter scene! Great background and that die is perfect for our challenge! Congrats on your new DT spot at Bitten by the Bug!! Thanks for sharing with us at Cut It Up! ~Katrina

  2. Just FABULOUS Melissa! Great design! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Dies R Us challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often.

    Please stop in for a visit!

  3. Very nice Hero Arts die cut and the background of splatters is fabulous!

  4. That's a beautifully intricate die cut and thanks for the reminder to use the Xyron for cuts like those.

    Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up for our Winter challenge, and Happy New Year!


  5. Pretty card. Thanks for joining us at CHNC Patterned Paper Challenge this month.