Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Mid Month CCAYR

Today marks the middle of the month-where does the time go-which means a mid month post for Christmas Cards all year Round. The theme this month is getting ready for Christmas.

My card today features stamps I won on Prickley Pear's blog. I thought presents were a good image to show preparing for Christmas. I love the holly that is all around the gifts. Very fun to do some shading with those leaves. 

I used patterned paper {old} by DCWV and inked the edges with Ranger Industries distress ink. The ribbon down the center is from my stash and is doubled up to add depth but not a ton of bulk. The stamped image is stamped on Strathmore watercolor paper with Hero Arts black ink. I then colored the image in with distress markers and a water pen both from Ranger Industries. The die cut the presents image is on is by Spellbinders and I inked the inside of the die while the paper was still in the die cut with Antique Linen Distress Ink from Ranger Industries. 

My sentiment is a sticker by American Crafts on a scrap of the Strathmore paper that I matted onto a scrap of green cardstock. 

Thanks so much for stopping by to take a look. 



Challenges:
http://deepoceanchallengeblog.blogspot.com/- Christmas is right around the corner

24 comments:

  1. Love your card Cindy, fabulous design and colours. Hugs, Claire x

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  2. A fabulous Christmas card and a great layout. The presents look wonderful.

    Thank you for joining in with the Scribble & Scrap challenge and good luck x

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  3. Beautiful image! Thanks for playing along with this week's There She Goes Challenge!

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  4. Fabulous Christmas Card! Gorgeous, clean layout, beautiful image and papers...just love it.

    Thank you for joining us over at the Scribble and Scrap Challenge. Good luck.
    xx

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  5. Great card, thank you for joining us over at the Crafting Musketeers Challenge Blog, Fran (DT) xxx

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  6. Love your card Cindy, adore the background and your soft coloring,,,,,it inspired me.Thanks for comment at Kylie`s blog about my little butterfly pict, feel free to choose your favo product from my stuff for free, e-mail me to nicecrane@yahoo.com

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  7. it's a beautiful christmas card Cindy.
    tha colours and papers fit perfectly.
    Thanks for join us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.

    Greetings Karin DT Coördinator

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  8. Not a great fan of green but love this card,the papers and the colouring in go beautiful together thank you very much for joining in with us at crafting musketeers and good luck

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  9. Fabulous card!
    Thank for joining us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge
    Hugs Kaija DT-member

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  10. What a lovely Christmas card! Thanks for playing at Sister Act!

    Trisha-DT

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  11. I love this card for the mid month CCAYR inspiration. Thanks for sharing it for the Crafting Musketeers 'Christmas in October' challenge - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for October - I'd love to see it there too. x

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  12. what a great representation of our theme, a wonderful creation thank you so much for joining us at the Winter Wonderland
    Hugs Kate xx

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  13. Simply a lovely Christmas card. Thanks for sharing on make it Monday

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  14. Thanks for the reminder that I really need to get working on MY christmas cards with your lovely creation. Thanks for sharing with us in our Anything Goes challenge at Yumi & Fumi Handmade. Sheena B (Team Fumi).

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  15. A lovely, traditional card.
    Thanks for sharing with us at Deep Ocean this week
    HUGZ Fleur xXx

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  16. Cute Card! Thanks for joining Yumi and Fumi Challenges!

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  17. beautiful card love the colours! Thank you for joining us over at The Crafting Musketeers! Nicole DT xx

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  18. Wonderful card and coloring! I love the colors. Thank you for sharing your work with TTCRD this week.

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  19. Super cute card Cindy...I love pink and green together. You've coloured the image beautifully. Thanks for joining in our Anything Goes Challenge at LCI this fortnight xx

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  20. Nice card, a nice reminder that I need to start on my Christmas cards!
    Thanks for joining us at Yumi & Fumi Handmade challenges.

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  21. What a lovely image! Great coloring! And the papers used are a perfect match!

    Thanks for sharing at Crafting Musketeers!

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  22. This is such a perfect image to use for Christmas! Love your pretty colors and design! Thanks for sharing this with us at Addicted to Stamps Challenge Blog! I hope you will play with us again in our next challenge! HUGS :)

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  23. What a lovely Christmas card!
    Thanks for playing along with us at Addicted to Stamps Challenge! Hugs Kjersti:)

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Cindy