Sunday, December 28, 2014

Christmas Card Challenges - Anything Goes

Happy Sunday after Christmas.   I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas day.  Today we have a new challenge at Christmas Card Challenges and it is "anything goes".   I love making Christmas cards all year long and this is a good way to build your stash and you have them all ready when Christmas is here again.

Here is my card for this week's challenge.

The card base is SU Always Artichoke, the mat is Crumb Cake and the DSP is from a retired Christmas pack, and the ribbon is Crumb Cake Seam Binding.  The greeting is from an Inspired By Stamping set stamped in Always Artichoke ink.  It is cut with an MFT Pierced Fishtail Flags die.  I ran it back through to cut the other end.  The flower is made with MFT Poinsettia die from SU Cherry Cobbler and Old Olive CS.  The yellow is a piece of scrap.  All the edges were inked for more detail and it was mounted with foam tape.  The border is punched with a Martha Stewart punch and I added tiny pearls to each point.

Now check out all the fabulous cards by my teammates over at Christmas Card Challenges.  I hope you will be inspired to play along with us
 Alanna     Donna     Gail    Heather     Jessica     Carol     Lisa   
Margo     Marsha     Monica     Shirley Anne     Tenia

Thanks for stopping by.  I appreciate you taking the time to leave me a comment.
Happy Stamping,


  1. Jo Ann...wooooww your color combo I love it much and the flower looks like a real one wow..I love your idea to make christmas card cause I was panick in last minute I was still making 5 cards LOL...great adorable poinsettia Card..hugs..I am visiting you back..hope you like another time visiting me back..hugs.Monika

  2. Gorgeous card JoAnn. Love all the dimension of your flower!
    Carol x

  3. Another pretty poinsettia, JoAnn! I love the one you sent me! Hope you are rested after the Christmas rush and ready for the new year!

  4. Gorgeous card, love the flower. Gail xx

  5. ADORE that big poinsettia!! Gorgeous card!

  6. Your card is so pretty and I love that poinsettia! Happy New Year!

  7. Your card is stunning JoAnn!! That pointsetta pops off that card!! Wow!! Sorry I'm late just trying to get caught up with everyone's blog!


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