Sunday, August 18, 2013

Christmas Wishes

I found a new-to-me challenge called 52 Card Christmas Throwdown.  The challenge this week is to create a Christmas card that includes holly.

Designer Paper:  Recollections "Sugar Plums" 12" x 12".
Cricut Cartridges:  Pretty Pennants and Joys of the Season
Sentiment:  Scrappy Mom's "Winter Wishes" stamp set.

A2 sized card = 5.5" x 4.25"
Cricut Pretty Pennants
Cricut Joys of the Season
Card Recipe:
  • Mat 1 (green) = 5 3/8" x 4 1/8".
  • Mat 2 (tan pattern) = 5 1/4" x 4".
  • Mat 3 (green border) = 1 3/4" x 4".
  • Mat 4 (red pattern border) = 1 1/2" x 3 3/4".

  • Pennant = cut at 3 3/4" from Cricut Pretty Pennants cartridge; [Banner2] and [BnrFrme2].
  • Holly = cut at 1" from Cricut Joys of the Season cartridge; [Holly-s] found on page 69 of the folder.
  • Sentiment "May all your Christmas Wishers come true!" = from Scrappy Mom's "Winter Wishes" stamp set.

Inside of Card
Inside of Card:
  • Mat 1 (red pattern) = 3 3/4" x 5".
  • Mat 2 (tan pattern) = 3 5/8" x 4 7/8".
  • Mat 3 (beige) = 3 3/8" x 4 1/2".
  • Zig Zag = from EK Success punch.  Stickles added as accent.
  • Red Bulb = 1" circle punch of designer paper.  Stickles added as accent.

7 comments:

  1. Oh such a cute card - I do like the gingerbread kids! Such a lovely inside for the card too! Thanks so much for playing along with 52CCT this week!

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  2. Thanks for joining in this week at 52CCT - your card is lovely - Jacqueline xx

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  3. This is really cute Marilyn!

    L.E.

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  4. What a darling card! LOVE the fun collage stamping!!! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT! :)

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  5. I like your layout - its really fun! Thanks for joining us this week at 52CCT!

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  6. Hi, Marilyn! The designer paper you chose is so cute and festive! I like the die cut holly, too. I'm glad you found us at 52{C}CT and I hope you'll join us again soon. :)

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  7. Very fun, festive & sweet Christmas card Marilyn! Thanks so much for playing along with us at 52 {C}CT, please come back soon! Ruth x

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