Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Joy to the World

Yea! Another Christmas card done!  This one uses the free digi image provided this month from DigiStamps4Joy.  Since I used this month's freebie, I will get next month's free also.  Score!

I usually stick with traditional Christmas images, so this was a bit of a stretch for me.  I also forget to use embossing folders, so I broke out this pretty snowflake design for the background by Darice..  I used a Spellbinder ornament die and a Spellbinder tag die, some Timeless Twine in Cherry Red, and some Icicle Stickles. She is colored with Copic markers, and the edges are inked with Tim Holtz distress ink in Spun Sugar because it sounds like a Christmas color! The sentiment is a Close To My Heart retired stamp.
I'd like to enter this in the following challenges:
D.L. Art Thankful Thursday -- August Linky Party


  1. I like the silver background paper you've used for this card Julie, it's quite unusual but goes well with the other colours you've used. I also like the script on your sentiment stamp. The little bit of glitter gives your card a lovely touch of sparkle!

  2. Look at those big beautiful eyes! How adorable, Julie...love this image. Great embossing for this particular design too...How many days until...Christmas?! Yikes!

  3. I love it thanks for joining us at DS4J and sisteract and I hope to see more from you
    hugs Tonnie DT

  4. A gorgeous Christmas card.

    Thanks for joining this months challenge at Winter Wonderland.
    Lorraine x

  5. Julie this is gorgeous and I love the shape you have put her in and the embossed background. Thank you for taking the time to use this month’s free Christmas image. You have automatically qualified to receive next month’s Christmas image for free, which will be emailed to you at the beginning of September.
    {Digistamps4Joy Christmas Challenge Co-ordinator}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

  6. What a beautiful card! I love the bright, Christmas colors!

  7. Love your design - thanks for sharing with CHNC Extra for August!

  8. Thank you for sharing your lovely crafting for my CHNC challenge extra for August - hope to see you again soon x

  9. Sweet card - love the embossing!
    Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
    Helen x