Thursday, December 13, 2012

~ dashing thru the snow ~





Happy Wednesday and thanks for taking the time to visit the Charmed Life Blog. Well, it's now 13 days until Christmas.

Don't know about you but I am so not ready, but the good news is that I am getting there. I have received more gift ideas from my family so I expect to finish the shopping in the next couple of days.

I am almost finished decorating my house and I am loving how everything is beginning to take shape. So, I guess I am on track just not ahead of schedule.

Now, onto my card for today. This one I made for the color challenge on Splitcoaststampers.

Peggy was our hostess and she chose a great trio of colors with real red, basic gray and gumball green.
Our extra option is anything to do with snow - snowmen, snowflakes, etc.

For my card I decided to use dies and stamps from the PaperTrey Ink set “in the meadow”. My card base is basic gray and then a layer of white.

I used some gray designer paper with stars from the Echo Park collection “very merry Christmas”. I added some red rhinestones for a little bling.

My tree is cut in gumball green and the sleigh in real red. I cut the rolling hills with the PTI die from this same set and then added some Stampin-Up chunky glitter.

I stamped my sentiment to complete my card. that's it for me today so until next time.......God bless.

Some other challenges:
1.  ABC Christmas Challenge is on the letter "Y". You are to use your fave die or punch. These PTI dies are my new fave-makes card making so easy.
2.  Simon Says Stamp Challenge wants to know what is our fave tool or product. I love using dies. They add so much to a card.
3.  Sweet Stampin has an anything goes challenge.
4.  Crafting For All Seasons has a green/red and glitter challenge.

15 comments:

  1. Hello Mary , your cards are always fabulous and this one is no exception well done .
    Thank you for joining us this time for our RED GREEN and SPARKLY Challenge at
    Crafting for all Seasons .
    Your cards is fabulous , I wish you a Merry Christmas and Good Luck Hugs Elaine

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  2. Gorgeous card, Mary! It is one of my favorites from your Christmas collection. TFS!

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  3. Cute tree and sleigh and a gorgeous card. Love the sentiment too - makes me think it needs to snow here!
    Lynn

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  4. Beautiful card, Mary. I love your design and the beautiful glitter and rhinestone accents. Thanks for joining our first challenge at Christmas at Sweet Stampin and I hope you will join us again next month.

    Hugs, Dawn

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  5. OMG, what a lovely scene. You did a fabulous job. You're so clever.

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  6. Absolutely GORGEOUS! Love the colors you used and your wonderful design! Thanks for joining us for the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!

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  7. Oh, how pretty Mary. Love the fabulous winter dies and the colors. The glittery hills look great.

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  8. Your Christmas card is beautiful, Mary....I just got that set but haven't used it yout...thanks for the inspiration!!!!!

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  9. wonderful christmas card!
    Thanks for joining us at CFAS!
    Jani x

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  10. Fabulous card!! Great take on the Y challenge (Your favorite Dies). Thank you so much for playing along with the ABC Christmas Challenge! We hope you will play along again - and good luck with the prize drawings.
    ~Lacey
    www.stampandcreate.com
    ABC Christmas Challenge DT

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  11. Fabulous!
    Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
    Merry Christmas!
    Helen x

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  12. Fabulous card - just gorgeous! :)

    Thanks so much for joining us at Christmas at Sweet Stampin and we hope to see you back in the new year :)

    hugs

    xxalisonxx

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  13. Oh, WOW, Mary!! This beautiful card has so much impact. The diecut silhouettes look stunning against those sparkly snowdrifts. Outstanding card!

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  14. Beautiful! I love the layered look of the hills on this wonderful card!

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  15. such a beautiful card...

    Thanks for joining us for our first challenge here at Christmas at Sweet Stampin.

    Fi
    x

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