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Thursday, January 30, 2014

It's Beginning to Look Alot Like Christmas....say what????




It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…..HOLD ON THERE!!! CHRISTMAS???? Didn’t we just finish having Christmas? Well as a matter of fact we did, but you know how hard it is to get the upper hand on all of those wonderful Christmas cards. So to help us along Digistamps4Joy has started a Christmas ProgressiveChallenge…and the great part is that they are supplying the image!! That’s right, as long as you make a card each month and enter it into the challenge, you will be eligible for the next month’s freebie! For the month of January we were given a really beautiful candle called Christmas Candle


Please excuse the quality of the picture. When I went to take it I realized that my camera battery was dead so I ended up taking it with my hubby’s cell phone…note to self…my cell phone takes much better pictures lol. So I started out with a really beautiful burgundy dp called Noel from Making Memories. I layered this onto white cs from Recollections. I used a layout from this weeks Wednesday Sketch Challenge at Outlawz. And I got the wonderful sentiment from A Piece of Heart.
 


I colored the image with my Crayola Pencil crayons and oms, and my gold and red glitter pens and my green metallic pen. The clear rhinestone swirls are from Crafts and the decorative border is cut out of gold cs from Recollections. I will have to check on what the name of the border die is as I forgot to bring it upstairs with me. 



Note: You can join our challenge at any time…so if you missed out on January’s challenge, you can join in for February’s. Then as long as you enter a project in, you will get the next image…how great is that??
 
Thanks for visiting ~ 
                        Charlene


Challenges Entered:

Digistamps4Joy Progressive Christmas Challenge
Crafty Girls Challenge: Challenge #10 - Anything Goes 
Crimbo Crackers: Challenge #57 - Christmas Happiness 
Scrap-Creations: Favorite Embellishment (mine are Rhinestone Swirls)
LEJ Designs Challenge Blog: Challenge #85 - Anything Goes *


  



4 comments:

Desire Fourie said...

Charlene this is a wonderful Christmas creation with great details and beautiful colouring. 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 February.

You might also like to enter this beautiful Christmas card over at Lisa’s Linky Party as there are some lovely prizes up for grabs each month.
{Decosse’s 12 months of Christmas Link Up}

Hugs
Desíre
{Digistamps4Joy Christmas Challenge Co-ordinator}
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

aussie aNNie said...

Hi buddy, it's also been awesome to get to know you...you helped me a lot too..this is the most awesome sketch to go by and you have portrayed the lovely image from our lovely Margy so well....take care...not been on F/B of a while as so busy.xxx

Sharon ~ A Piece Of Heart said...

Charlene, this is a lovely card. It's never too early to get started on Christmas cards! Thanks for using one of my free sentiments and displaying it so beautifully.

Sharon
A Piece Of Heart Blog
**Make sure to visit my blog to grab some really great FREE Digi Sentiments.**

PinkyLisasInkyCrafts said...

I am so glad you joined in with the LEJ Designs Challenge Blogs first monthly challenge. This months theme is a nice easy one 'anything goes'.

A really lovely Christmas card the image is lovely and very traditional, as are the glorious rich paper.

I hope you will visit us again and join in with many more of our future monthly challenges.

♡ & hugs
Lisa xxxx LEJ DT Organiser

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