Monday, July 29, 2013

A Christmas Decoration and Two Best Friends

Holley's Group is doing the Squigglefly challenge this week and the theme is piercing or piecing. I had to play as usual. I normally would have done piecing, but I really wanted to do some more Christmas cards and this year I am really drawn to this gorgeous Antique Ornament #2 by Lynne Stansbery. There are at least 5 ornaments in Lynne's collection. Did you know that Squigglefly has hundreds and hundred's of Christmas images? I knew there were a lot but I looked this weekend and I can't believe how many there are. I have at least 20 on my wish list now that I am about to go into a Christmas card blitz. I pierced my paper all the way around in a messy stitch to look like I sewed it.


It is also the last day to enter the Sassy Cheryl Best Friends challenge, and I try to never miss that challenge! Here is my entry:


You can get this cute Max image at either Sassy Cheryl's Store or the Squigglefly store, and it is precious! My sentiment is from SU!

Hope you all have a wonderful Monday.

Hugz!

24 comments:

  1. Very pretty Christmas card and I love the ornament. No, I didn't go they had hundreds of ornaments. I'll have to check that out.
    Love Sassy Cheryl images...so adorable. What a sweet sentiment to go along.

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  2. Gorgeous ornament and buttons on the side and the image on the second card is just too cute!! Wonderful work on both cards.

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  3. I love both of your creations. Similar palette with completely different effect! The ornament card is elegant and the Sassy Cheryl's card is Shabby chic CUTE! Thank you so much for joining us this week for the Sassy Cheryl's challenge!

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  4. Dress it up or dress it down. Both look fabulous. Friends are good! Thanks for playing with us at Sassy Cheryls this week. I always look forward to seeing your creations. Hugs, Linda.

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  5. both cards are just delightful! Wonderful work. Cheers, Holley

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  6. Nancy, what an elegant card you created with the beautiful ornament.
    And your sassy cheryl card is so darn cute, love how you colored it up.

    Hugs
    Sue

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  7. Love your card and I have always loved that sentiment. Thanks for playing the Sassy Cheryl's Challenge this week :)

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  8. Hi Nancy,
    Both of your cards are wonderful...Of course I am partial to the Sassy Cheryl one...Little Max and his pal are so adorable...Thanks for joining us again at Sassy Cheryl's! Hugz, joann

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  9. Both cards are gorgeous Nancy, My favourite is the little lad with his feet in the water.
    Kevin xx

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  10. fabulous cards and love the Christmas one
    Hugs Kate xx

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  11. both so stunning nancy.gorgeous boys card, the image is fab and your Christmas card is fabulous.i love the elegant bauble and colours ;D

    xx coops xx

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  12. OMGOSH! I just LOVE this sweet little card! Absolutely beautifully colored! Love just that sweet little splash of blue in the water. It's just stunning.
    Thanks for playing along in the Best Friends Forever challenge this week with my Sassy Gals!!!

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  13. Awesome designs Nancy with wonderful earthy tones.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  14. Hey, you have a quacker too on your card!!! Must be the week for ducks....lol Super cute little guy on that card as well. Did I mention how jealous I am you are doing Christmas cards...lol That ornament is so pretty. Love the rich earth tones. I sent you a message. I need help with a decision on the album!!!! Godzilla I tell ya.....Godzilla!!! You'll get it when you read the message...lol
    Bear Hugs,
    Carol

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  15. Oh Nancy this holiday card is just STUNNING! What a beautiful image and your choice of color is fabulous! LOVE the cute little 'friend' image card too ... so adorable and your coloring is 'Off The Hook' ... FANTASTIC!
    Hope you're having a fun week!
    HUGS from OHIO
    DAR'S CRAFTY CREATIONS

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  16. Ooops ... forgot to say THANKS for joining our challenge at Squigglefly this week and hope to see you again real soon!
    (I was so excited with your creations, my DT hat must have fallen off and I lost track of what I was doing! LOL!) Great job my friend!!

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  17. Oh my, no wonder you like that ornament so much. It is so elegant! Good for you, going on a Christmas card blitz. Now is the time, you're right!

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  18. Your cards are always good eye candy!! Love the colors and the details!!
    Carolyn

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  19. A very pretty Christmas card, I love that ornament and it looks pretty in all colors. Love the cute card with Max cooling his toes in the watering hole.

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  20. Wonderful cards. Love the vintage look of both.

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  21. Both fabulous card Nancy, wonderful designs and colours/papers!! Your bauble is beautiful - so classy and elegant. Max is just adorable and great details!!

    hugs
    Heather xx

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  22. These both look great!! Love the similar colour scheme - looks elegant on the ornament card and makes the second card look gorgeously vintage :)

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  23. Two fantastic cards Nancy, but I really love the antique ornament. The sepia tone you colored it in is so beautiful and looks so dimensional. I think your faux messy stitching is a great touch!

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