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12/19/2015

DeeDee's Here Comes Christmas

Good Morning...Happy Saturday, and on the count-down to the big Day. We are scurrying around with last minute tasks, so that we can be ready to leave in the early am tomorrow. Before we get to the card, let me give a big Welcome Shoutout to a new follower: Gerrina of Gerrina's Creatieve Wereld. Thanks so much for becoming a a new friend, and I hope all who visit here, might take a few moments to pop over to say Hey to Gerrina and enjoy her blog.

Finished up a few cards last night, so doing some scheduled posts along with today's share:


DeeDee's Digi Here Comes Christmas. DeeDee's Digis will be closing as of December 31, so you might want to hasten over there and pick up some really adorable digis at fantastic prices. (75% off!).
If you're like me, you're always sorry when you miss a good buy.

This cute digi was precolored, but I used some of the Pentel Slicci metallic pens on the horse reins & harness, the trim on the penguin's hat and basically that's all that was done to this cutie. Die cut with a S/B die (forget which one but if you want to know, I can supply the name). Added some Stickles Star Dust around on the snow, then sprinkled that while wet, with Sparkle n Sprinkle's Twinkling Cloud which is my favorite 'snow'.

die cut 2 sizes of Snowflakes from American Craft glitter paper. Forgot to use the Sizzix Precision Plate for cutting intricate dies. This paper had a sort of 'plastic backing' on it, so even though many passes were done with the Big Shot, the scissors still had to be used on some of the bits.

MFT curved die for the white bottom area, and the snowflake paper at the top is from a $2.50 6x6 pack that I got recently. Oh yeah, I needed more paper.

Do be sure to check out DeeDee's Digis to see the Anything But Christmas Challenge that is currently going on. And don't forget to check on this wonderful sale.
 
Thanks for joining me today. Big Merry Christmas Hugs.

27 comments:

Sue said...

Hi Mary, Love the card.

Safe journey and have a lovely time. Sue

brenda said...

A super seasonal card Mary. You mention followers, have you lost any today ?
Most of myself and teamies and the challenge blogs have lost a good few ranging from 6 to 60, seems Blogger is doing some housekeeping of inactive blogs, been a bit like watching a sinking ship today.

In case I'm not round again beforehand wishing you and yours a very Happy Christmas.

B x

Sarah said...

Of course I love this card Mary...it has a horse on it!! Have a safe journey and a happy and peaceful Christmas xx

Lisa said...

This is so adorable, Mary!! The image is so cute!! I love the snowflakes!! I hope you have a safe journey!! Merry Christmas to you and your family!! Big hugs :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

coldwaters2 said...

Fabulous, cute and so adorable a lovely image and love all those wonderful snowflakes, have a lovely Christmas
hugs
lorraine x

Pat said...

A really lovely card Mary and the image is so cute too. I adore the background snowflakes paper and the SB and MFT dies add lots of interesting shapes and the snowflakes are really pretty. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas with DD and wishing you and your family a Happy New Year too.

scrAPpamondo said...

This is a fun image and so sweet! Love your frame, you have had a lot of pacience to adjust it with the scissoirs! lovely card!
I wish you a Merry Christmas and a safe journey!

Jean said...

A really cute card Mary, lovely die cuts and snowflake background paper.
Have a safe journey and enjoy the time spent with your daughter.
Jean x

Carol L said...

What a cute card, and I just love this darling image. The snowflakes at the top are so pretty as are the snowflakes on the white snow on the ground! Wishing you a great day, and as Brenda mentioned in a comment above - I too lost a few followers today for unknown reasons. One dropped while I was posting my card today. I wonder what's up with that?

Kathleen said...

Really lovely card Mary, great image, super dies and paper.
I hope you have a safe trip and a really lovely Christmas, thanks for all your support and friendship.

Kath x

rachel said...

love your card mary - hope you have a really wonderful Christmas and a very happy new year! Hugs rachel x

pam said...

Beautiful Christmas card Mary, love this cute image and beautiful colours.
Pam x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Mary, I like the image and the design
Kevin xx

Liz said...

Gorgeous card, Mary. The image is adorable and the lovely snowflake paper was definitely a bargain buy. xx

Mrs A. said...

Mary this is an adorable card. I love the image. Going to miss their web site.
such a shame they are closing. Hope you have a safe trip and I wish you both Happy Christmas and agreat New Year. hugs Mrs A.

alexandra s.m. said...

Another absolutely adorable Christmas Card Mary!
Thank You!!

Maxine D said...

What a stunning card Mary, love your 'snowflake' sky. Safe travels and may your Christmas be blessed
Maxine

Gerrina said...

Thank you for the great shoutout! One of your followers found inspiration at my blog and became a follower; so nice to get to know more crardmakers and bloggers!
Love the frame and the snowflakes on the blue and what a cute digi... Hope you have a good sunday! Hugs, Gerrina

Donna said...

Wonderful card and a reminder to me to kick Christmas into high gear now. Less than a week to go and I have none of my shopping done. Oh man! I'm on vacation now for the rest of the year so I hope to get it all in before the big day. Love your card. Love the sparkle and the snowflakes. It's going to be a very unusual Christmas here. Supposed to be warm this week. Thanks for the inspiration. I am already looking to make Christmas cards for next year. Thank goodness I think I am finally done with this year's cards. LOL! Have a wonderful trip.

Stampsnob. said...

Great card MERRY CHRISTMAS Mary.....................Lis

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

Such a fun card Mary my friend! Have a wonderful Christmas and a great upcoming New Year! Thanks for the inspiration in 2015, can't wait to see what you come up with in 2016! Hazel xx
My Card Attic

Daffodil Cards said...

A beautiful background, die and snowflakes make this image a wonderful card.

Happy Christmas and a Happy New Year Mary. Have a safe journey, thank you for your friendship this last year
x

Brenda said...

What a super cute card Momma Mary! I love that adorable image and love you did the shading around the image and of course the shape you cut it in. Love the evening night snowy sky. What a lovely evening for a sleigh ride! Hugs, Brenda

Kim Heggins said...

Just too darn cute! I love your sweet critter in the sleigh...wishing you a very Merry Christmas!

Bonnie said...

Love this sleigh with the handsome horse and cute penguin driving! Beautiful die cuts as always! Your added touches bring the image to life!

Olga Fink said...

What a lovely card Mary! So wintery and fun! I love it!

Anita in France said...

So cute, Mary ... a frosty winter wonderland! Wishing you a very Merry Christmas! Hugs, Anita :)