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One More Christmas Card Down



So grateful to have an extra day off - I so needed this day! Between the Wedding a few weeks ago, Allie's Graduation, and a new job at work - I have been running! Now things are settling down and I am feeling a bit better (mentally and physically).

So now that I have a bit more free time, I asked Pattie's Creations to consider letting me on their DT when they had a DT Call recently. They graciously let me join them. I love Pattie's images - they are so clean and they work for so many ocassions. My DT term doesn't start until June, but I couldn't resist playing in the current challenge which is Red, White and Blue (PCC#68) - you have to have these three colors on your card but you can use other colors as well. I need to get on the ball with my Christmas cards so I thought I would use this lovely Cardinal on Branch with Snow image.

I used the sketch from the Merry Monday challenge (MMC#64)- I have decided to play in this challenge each week until Christmas so I have something to motivate me to get more Christmas cards done before December. This week's sketch is wonderful!

Hugz to all!

Comments

  1. stunning card I love this for a Christmas image
    Hugs Kate xx

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  2. What a cutie this is! FABulous colours and I LOve your glitter..
    Congratulations on your DT spot.
    Chrissyxx

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  3. Congrats on the new team - you will be such an asset! Your Cardinal Christmas card is lovely and elegant, Nancy! I'm glad you are not under as much stress! Hugs, Kathy

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  4. This is gorgeous. In my reorganizing, I found some of that lovely glitter paper that was given to me...Can't wait to give it a try-thanks for the inspiration and the visit! ♥ Sue Kment

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  5. Stunning card and fabulous coloring! You'll be a huge asset to the team! Glad to hear things are calming down a bit.

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  6. Beautiful card, I love the papers and colours you used. Thank you for joining us for Merry Monday this week.

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  7. Nancy - I love this Christmas card! Awesome glitter paper too!
    Thanks for playing in our 'Red, White, and Blue' Challenge #68!
    Sandi ♥
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
    and Pattie's shop
    Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

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  8. What a terrific card for Christmas and the glitter paper is wonderful for snow! Congrats on the new team, you will be a real asset!

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  9. Beautiful christmas card Nancy, I like the scene you have created and the frosty paper.
    Kevin xx

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  10. Love your cardinal, Nancy :) Lovely touch with the gold shimmer paper too. Thanks for playing long with Merry Monday this week! I hear you re: feeling more settled - nice to be able to have some breathing room and not be frazzled and/or exhausted all the time...not to mention sleep deprived LOL!

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  11. Nancy, you know I love this beautiful card...knowing how I love birds. Great job with the MM sketch. I hope to get to play sometime this week.

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  12. This is a lovely Christmas card! I like how you added the doily for an extra touch...

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  13. I love this wonderful Cardinal and the sparkle of the glimmer paper! So glad you shared this with us at Merry Monday!

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  14. old and This cardinal scene is just beautiful and you did a fabulous job showcasing it. Love the gold, doily and the music sheet. It all came together nicely. Glad things are getting back to normal for you. It's so hard when all these extra "things" get int he way of our normal life, but I guess they are life, huh? Enjoy this week and congrats on your DT post.

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  15. Absolutely gorgeous my friend! LOVE this beautiful image and you have coloured it so beautifully! Congrats on being on the PC DT - I like Patty's images too! And darn it, I'll have to get this one!!! Might have to check out the challenge too, if it will help get some Christmas cards done! hugs . . .

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  16. Stunning card! Love the beautiful papers and the scene you created with the sketch. Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday!

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  17. Nancy, this red, white, and blue Christmas card is so lovely! The sparkling snow and bright red cardinal look beautiful together and just pop right off that gorgeous blue and snowy sky. I may need to pull this out for relief later this week when we hit 90 degrees!

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  18. Beautiful card - thanks for sharing for Merry Monday 64 - Hazel, Guest Designer x

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  19. Beautiful card, Nancy! Adore that cardinal image and your pretty sparkle paper!
    Thanks for playing along with us this week over at Merry Mondays! :)

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  20. You and Benzi are making me so jealous getting some Christmas cards knock out so early in the year. I have to squeeze in a couple next month for sure. This is just darling. I love the cardinal and am always looking for a different one each year to make and send to my Brother-in-law and his family. He's a "Cardnials" fan (St. Louis that is)lol. Love the glittered paper you used. It adds the perfect festive touch.
    Bear Hugs,
    Carol

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  22. What a gorgeous scene you've created with gorgeous papers and embellishments! Thanks for joining us at Merry Monday this week!

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  23. Nancy,
    This is perfect for our current challenge “Red, White and Blue” at Pattie’s Creations. Thanks for joining us!
    Hugs
    Pattie ♥
    Artist
    at Pattie's Creations Design Challenge!

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  24. I love how you colored my "Cardinal on Branch" image....

    Hugs
    Pattie ♥

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  25. Surprise Nancy! Congrats on your win of 2 images (excluding sets) in Challenge #68 from Pattie's Creations! Make sure you stop in the challenge blog to email Pattie with your image choices within 7 DAYS. Her email info is on the sidebar (or menu tab) under the Winners' Corner.
    Sandi ♥
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!

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