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The Start of the Mad Christmas Rush

Do you realize that there are only 2.9 more months to Christmas? We really only have 2 months now to get all our Christmas cards made, addressed and mailed. So we need to take every opportunity to join in Christmas card challenges! Squigglefly is having a Christmas Challenge this week - it is Get Started on your Christmas Cards week .I used two Squigglefly images on my card: Kris Kringle by Marla Shega and Pam's Bows by Pamela Lehto. Marla's Santa is so realistic and detailed, and Pam's bows are absolutely wonderful. There are 5 bows for 2 dollars and some would work for weddings, some for Christmas and almost all of them would work for birthdays.

Hope you will join us in the challenge - anyone can enter with any image but to win, you must use an image from Squigglefly (there are plenty of free ones in the store).

Hugz to all!


  1. What a wonderful Kris Kringle and the bow is so pretty. I must check that out. This is a super Christmas card, Nancy.
    Yes, I was happy with the game Saturday night!

  2. A beautiful Christmas card. I love how you made it with the gold Graphic 45 paper. I knew I should have gotten that paper pack when I was in St. Louis. :) I love the bow by Pam and I had not seen it yet. Now who's enabling? :)

  3. Looky at you working those skewed panels to perfection. Love the red and gold and the fabulous irongate frame around Santa. Great card.

  4. Lovely card. That is a fabulous Kris Kringle and I love how you angled your panels.

  5. Nancy,
    Your card is so gorgeous and elegant. This is my very fav Santa image!!

  6. Absolutely beautiful! I agree, the Santa is perfect is the bow is lovely!

  7. Gorgeous Christmas card Nancy, i like the Santa image and the embellishments.
    Kevin xx

  8. Love the vintage look and the great layering of background paper - just fabulous!

  9. Oh my gosh this is so pretty. I love that snowman image. He looks absolutely jolly. The layout really makes him stand out on this card. The touches of gold are just perfect. And oh, by the way, I am very serious about February!!! My husband has been talking about hunting. I will write you an email later about it.
    Bear Hugs,

  10. so gorgeous nancy.i love your rich colours and layers and your vintage santa is fabulous :D

    xx coops xx

  11. Such a perfect, classic Christmas card - gorgeous work :)

  12. A stunning christmas card. Love the image and the lush rich colours.

  13. Nancy-this is absolutely gorgeous! Love all the pretty paper(who makes it) and the great Santa...great image!!!

  14. WOW! Who wouldn't want to get this for a Christmas card! It's definitely a keeper. Love the detailed Santa, which you colored beautifully. It actually took me a minute to find the other stamp - your bow looks that realistic.

  15. This is beautiful Nancy. You picked the perfect vintagey looking papers to go with this Santa. I love your coloring too. The bow with the pine boughs makes the perfect topper! All of the details you thought of really make this spectacular!


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