Saturday, January 4, 2014

Santa, here and gone.

My mission today was to take down the Christmas tree.  
I am pleased to report that I actually did just that!  
Also, there were no decorations broken or otherwise harmed in the process, an unusual occurrence.  And I made 5 trips into our underground crawl space to store said tree without bumping my head once.  
I did, however, break a fingernail.  

While I am cleaning up holiday whatnot.....
Here are a couple of Christmas cards I made to use up misc. papers and ribbons cluttering my table.


 

The second is my favorite with the crochet lace, embossed ribbon and twine.  The stamps and paper are CTMH from a few years ago, oldies but goodies.
And while there are still a few holiday challenges open I will submit this card to:
Anonymous Stamps December Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafting From the Heart Challenge #3 - Anything Goes
Kaboodle Doodles Challenge #204 - Anything Goes
Parade Your Crafts Challenge # 11- Christmas/Winter
Scrapbook Stamp Society Challenge #31 - Anything Goes w/ option Christmas
Timbro Scrap Mania Stamping Challenge #85 - Christmas is Here
Cuttin and Stampin Challenge #52 - Anything Goes Using Something New (the sheer + embossed ribbon was a new purchase)

Top Tip Tuesday Challenge - Happy Christmas
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra - January 2014 - Anything Christmas Goes
Brown Sugar Challenge #75 - Use ribbon or twine
Crafts 4 Eternity Challenge #r157 - Very Vintage
Jingle Belles Challenge - Something Old, Something New (paper & stamps, ribbon)
Stamping with the Dragon Challenge- Last Minute Christmas
Wags n Whiskers Challenge #119 - Christmas
Simon Says Stamp - Something New (used new ribbon)
Simply Create Too Challenge #52 - Anything Goes

28 comments:

  1. Love how you have used bits and pieces to create these two lovely cards. Thank for sharing your cards at CHNC Monthly Challenge.

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  2. congratulations on getting all the tree trimming stuff safely stored away til next year, minus one fingernail LOL - your Christmas cards are so pretty! I really do admire your cards which are pieced together and embossed like this - they are so pretty! hugs, de

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  3. So pretty Thank you for joining us at Crafting from the hearts third challenge good luck best wishes from Sharon DT member see you next time xxx

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  4. What a beautiful creation, thank you for joining us over at Suzy Bee's Bloomin Challenge #10 anything goes, we would love it if you could join in with us again next week, for another fab challenge....
    Hugs
    Suzy B (Owner)
    XX

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  5. Lovely card. Thank you for joining at Sweet Pea Stampers, "Anything goes". We wish you good luck with the draw and hope to see you again. Sylvia xxx

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  6. Gorgeous card!
    Thank for joining us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge
    Gr.Kaija DT-member

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  7. Love that patchwork background ... so very glad you joined us as we celebrate the old & the new at Jingle Belles.

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  8. fabby creation hun loving the background x

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  9. these are fabulous cards Debi.

    Thanks for join us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.

    Greetings Karin DT Coördinator

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  10. Lovely card, thanks for sharing it with us in the brown sugar challenge

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  11. Fab cards and love the colours too! Thanks for Playing along with us this time at Top Tip Tuesday Challenge and Happy New Year! hugs Samantha :0)

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  12. Hi, Debi: I love your cards--both are ssssooo pretty. Thanks for entering our Challenge #52 - "Anything Goes"

    Diane
    Simply Create Too Design Team Member
    http://DianesDigitalDesigns.blogspot.com

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  13. I'm pretty sure I have those same papers and stamps in my collection! Loved the colours in that paper pack. Thanks for joining us this week at the Sister Act Card Challenge! Sheena B.

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  14. Such a wonderful creation!
    Thanks for sharing at Kaboodle Doodles!
    ~Michelle

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  15. Thanks for sharing your lovely carda for Suzy Bee's Bloomin' challenge 10: anything goes - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT - also for my CHNC challenge extra for January x

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  16. love your card thanks for sharing with brown sugar this week Rachel DT 

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  17. What a lovely Christmas card you have made. Thanks for taking part in the Sweet Pea Stampers Challenge this fortnight of “Anything goes” and best of luck. We hope to see you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kym, Sweet Pea Stampers Design Team xxx

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  18. A super way to use up your scraps! Thanks for playing in the Anything Goes Challenge at The Crafting Cafe this month.
    Good Luck
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  19. wonderful card!!! thank you for joining us at the Cuttin' and Stampin' challenge blog.

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  20. Super fun image! Thanks for joining Suzy Bee's Challenge!

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  21. Wonderful card. thank you for joining us at The Crafting Cafe Challenge. Marlene DT

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  22. What a fun card and a great design! Thank you for sharing with us at Crafting Café. Amy A.,DT

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  23. Thanks for sharing your lovely card for the Sweet Pea Stampers 'anything goes' challenge - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, DT x

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  24. Gorgeous cards! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x

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  25. what a fun pair of holiday cards, i love that you used up the miscellaneous scraps... that's always SO MUCH more fun than putting everything away, plus you have two MORE cards, lol! thanks for joining our "old and new" fun at JINGLE BELLES! :)

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  26. Super card. Good way to use up all your scraps. Thanks for joining in our challenge at The Crafting Café. Good luck

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  27. Santa looks very comfy on that quilted background.

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