Monday, July 9

Happy Christmas . . . in July!

I have made some Christmas cards today. There are so many blogs that are challenging us to a Christmas in July celebration, so here goes . . .

Happy Christmas
digi by ?? (If you know, please let me know.Thanks!)
Challenges:
~Creative Stamp Friends-paper piecing (flower is paper pieced)
~Mojo Monday-sketch #249
~Squigglefly-paper piecing
~Crafty Ribbons-photo inspiration
~2 Sisters-Christmas card but not traditional red and green
~Sweet Stampin'-paper piecing
~Totally Stampalicious-favorite embellishment-ribbon

Christmas Blessings
Challenges:
~Stamp With Fun-favorite Stamp (stamp set from Stampin' Up called "Baby Jesus is Born")
~Creative Belli-stars (old and forgotten-"Stars and Swirls" stamp set)
~Fab N Funky-stars and stripes
~Stamp N Doodle-stars and stripes
~Card Makin' Mamas-use rubber stamps
~Craft Punked-monochromatic
~Crazy Challenge-Christmas

Happy Holidays
Challenges:
~Catered Crop-ruffles (ribbon)
~OLLCB-whiskers
~Dutch Dare-for a child
~Send a Smile 4 Kids-Christmas card for a kid
~Paper Girls-rubon (sentiment)
~Forever Friends-Christmas in July
~The Pink Elephant-Christmas

38 comments:

Caroline said...

Gorgeous selection of cards. Caroline xxx

Paula said...

Gorgeous card, fantastic design! Thanks for joining Craft Punked this week, Paula :)

bumblebee creations said...

Thanks for joining in our Squigglefly challenge this week. Great cards!!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

These look great! I like Christmas cards in July! Thanks for playing in Totally Stampalicious MOnday Challenge.

Rach83 said...

Lovely traditional image, Deanne. Great vintage colours and lovely papers.

Thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky Challenges for our Stars and Stripes Challenge. Hope you'll be back with us soon.

Rachel x

Holly said...

Great start to your Christmas cards! I love them all, but if I had to pick a favorite it would be that last one - that little mouse is having too much fun! Thanks for playing in Squigglefly's challenge!

Carol L said...

What a great collection of Christmas cards! You're officially ahead of the Christmas rush now :)

Christy Beans said...

I like all of your cards, but I LOVE the mouse on the one you did for SAS4K! Happy, fun and bright-perfect for a child! =) Thanks for joining us for the Christmas in July challenge at SAS4K!

If you're interested, I have some Christmas-in-July Cash Candy on my blog: I Never Went to Kindergarten Come join the fun! =)

Anonymous said...

Deanne...your cards are great! I agree with Holly, if I had to pick I love the Christmas mouse...teehee! He's so cute!
Thanks for joining us at Squigglefly!

craftyeyes said...

pretty card fab image and layout , thanks for joining us at 2sisters this week good luck tracy :)

Tanya said...

Gorgeous cards, you'll be well prepared by Christmas! I love the little mouse on the lights, such a cute image :) Love the papers and layout too.

Thanks for joining us at the Forever Friends Fortnightly Challenge :)

Tanya xx

Jackie said...

All three cards are wonderful and perfect for christmas creations, but I think my favorite one is the cute mouse! Thank you for joining us this week at the Fab 'n' Funky Challenge!

Jackie, Fab 'n' Funky DT

Karen Hasheck said...

What an cute holiday card for a child! Love the image you have chosen and so would anyone receiving this card! Thanks for sharing it with us at Send a Smile 4 Kids!

Kathy Bradley said...

How very cute - all of them! I love that little mouse - too sweet. Thanks for joining us at Squigglefly's challenge!

Pat K said...

Great cards, all of them. Love the gold star you used and the stamp is beautiful on Christmas Blessings. Thanks for joining us at the Belli Challenge. hugs, Pat K.

Jenny said...

Thanks so much for joining in our Paper Piecing challenge at Sweet Stampin. All the cards are fabulous!

Pam said...

Lovely traditional card thanks for having xmas in july with us at the crazy challenge. Hugs Pam x

Bettina L. said...

This is such a cute Christmas card for a child. Really love how you've coloured up the image and designed it with a punch too. Thanks for playing at Dutch Dare Card Challenge and good luck. Hope to see you back thursday for a new challenge. Bettina xx

Julies Crafty Creations said...

What a great selection of cards Deanne and your one for our Forever Friends Christmas in July is just perfect. Good luck Hugs Julie x

mylittlecardstudio.blogspot.com said...

Great Christmas card. Thank you for joining us at 2 Sisters this week. Good luck. Hugs, Jill x

Annie Anya said...

Gorgeous Chrissy card lol...looks like a Meljens image>maybe...not sure. luv annie

Pamela said...

Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week with you beautiful Christmas card.

Pam x

daisylou said...

Thanks for entering the Craft Punked Challenge this week :)
dxxx

CraftyNess said...

Aw such a sweet image - thanks for joining us at Craft punked this week x

Amber S said...

Looks like you've been busy crafting! Thanks for joining us at The Paper Girls Challenge blog!!

Andy Llewelyn-Brinsley said...

Well at least you remebered to actually do some paper peicing Deanna (I didn't even knwo that that was what the challenge was about and I'm on the Squigglefly DT!!!!). Great job and thanks for joining us at Squigglefly this week, good luck and see you again in the future hopefully. Take Care,
Andy
xx

Kyla Norris said...

what a great way to get a headstart on Christmas cards. Love the Christmas Mouse! Thanks for joining us at the Paper Girls Challenge Blog!

coldwaters2 said...

Fabulous selection of Christmas cards I do love that mouse one the colours are super so are the papers and design, thank you for joining our challenge at OLLCB
Hugs
Lorraine x

Shelby said...

Too cute of a card. Love the different patterns you've used in your design and your coloring looks wonderful.

Shelby

Wendi said...

A fabulous array of cards but I love the Mouse one the best, great image and papers
Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week
Wendi

Tina46 Kreativblog said...

What a beautiful cards !!Thanks for joining in our challenge.
Hugs
Tina46
Stamp with Fun

Rachael said...

Fab card!!! Brilliant layouts for all 3!
Thanks for joining us at Forever Friends Fortnight challenge. Rach :) xx

La Vikinga said...

Oh that's an early christmas card! Thanks for participating with Crafty Ribbons Challenges and welcome back Thursday for a new one!

Charlotta / La Vikinga

*щурчо* said...

Oh,..I like all your christmas cards! Such a great work!
Thank you for playing along with us at CCH # 124 - Christmas in July.Hugs!
Krassi

Daniele said...

what fabbie cards thanks for sharing them with us at OLL
hugs

Dilsaver Designs said...

Your cards are so cute but I just love how adorable your mouse one is! Thank you for joining us @ SAS 4 Kids for our "Christmas in July" challenge :)

Kreatives von Andrea said...

What wonderful cards.

Thanks for joining us at Kreative Stempelfreunde.

nice greeting from Andrea

Charity Becker said...

Congrat's on getting started with your x-mas cards so soon! Thanks for linking up at the PGCB.

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