Sunday, 23 July 2017

Poinsettia Joy

Eek I'm doing Christmas in July again!  When it comes to Christmas cards I really like to keep things simple. It's the time of year when I'm making more cards and spending a lot on postage, so a million embellishments just isn't cost effective to me. 
For this card I have used the gorgeous Conie Fong image 'Holly Poinsettia' and a lovely focal paper from My Mind's Eye. 

Product list:

  • Kraft card blank
  • MME 'Sleigh Bells Ring' designer paper
  • 3D foam pads
  • ProMarkers - Umber, Burnt Sienna, Cinnamon, Tan, Pastel Pink, Black, Warm Grey 4 & 5, Burgundy, Cardinal, Ruby, Lipstick, Holly, Pine, Lush Green, Sunflower, Cocoa, Raw Sienna, Apricot, Walnut, Henna, French Navy, Aegean, Sky Blue, Amber, Tulip, Indigo, True Blue, Cobalt, Burnt Orange, Pumpkin, Gold & Ginger
  • Sakura Gelly Roll, White
  • Wink of Stella, Clear

I am entering my card into the following challenges:
  1. Conie Fong (FB) - Anything Goes/Christmas In July
  2. Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge - #343 AG
  3. Crafty Awesomeness - July AG
  4. A Gem of A Challenge - #199 Christmas In July
  5. ABC Christmas Challenge - N is for New, O is for Old (new image, old card blank & paper)
  6. Christmas Cards All Year 'Round - July AG


  1. I love how your vibrant colours pop against the black and kraft cad. Fabulous colouring on a gorgeous card!

    Thanks for sharing with us at ABC Christmas Challenge.

  2. Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 343 – you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for July - I'd love to see it there too x

  3. Fabulous card!
    Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
    Helen x

  4. Such a cute and lovely Christmas card, Nicola. Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Challenge for the 'N for New' and 'O for Old' challenge!
    Dorte x


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