Thursday, July 5, 2012

Reindeer Joy

Hey Y'all!!!

Hope all well. So.....I just needed to make a Christmas in July card....lol...I just needed to!! I came up with this card....and it goes a lil somethin like this(sorry about the pic...will retake later...lol!)......CHECK IT!!

So I love the fact that this card is non traditional....makes it more interesting.....ya think? I played in a few challenges. I created this card for the Market Street Stamps Block Party(Woot Woot!!):


I used the Sunday Stamps sketch this week:


Last but not least I played along in the Paper Players Christmas in July challenge:


Thanks for stopping by and have a great Thursday night and Friday!!!

-t


Card Recipe for Reindeer Joy Card
Stamps: Market Street Stamps(Reindeer, Woodgrain, sentiment)
Paper: Kraft(PTI), Marshmallow(Bazzill Card Shoppe), Kraft DP(Hobby Lobby)
Ink: Onyx Black(Tsukineko)
Accessories: Ribbon(Offray), Red Rhinestone(Michaels)
Tools: Paper Distresser(Tim Holtz), Nestibilities(Spellbinders), Big Shot(Ellison)
Techniques: Creating Designer Paper, Distressing

24 comments:

Barb said...

Love it! Again with the gorgeous bow! ;)

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Loveeeeee it!! LOVING the wood grain and loveeeeeeeeee the little deer!!!!

Jinny Newlin said...

This is ever so pretty! LOVE the combination of the woodgrain with your gingham ribbon, as well as the kraft and black! Yum!

Annette said...

awesome card...I love that red nose...too cute...

Have a great weekend.

Sandy said...

Totally understand the "need" to make a Christmas card in July. Love the red nose and the non-traditional but still traditional look you managed here.

Stephanie Washburn said...

I LOVE it, Tenia! I love a non-traditional approach and you made it shine! Thanks for joining our party! ;)

Mary J said...

Love it Tenia! That bow finishes it off perfectly!

Rose said...

love love love the wood grain!!!
it is fun to make Christmas cards when it is hot out, isn't it :)

Karen B. said...

Oh this is awesome, what a cool take on a holiday card! I think I've got to pull out that reindeer stamp, I haven't used him yet!

Angie Tieman said...

Fantastic card! Love, love, the wood grain and the big black and white check bow! So woodsy and perfect with the reindeer stamp!!

Jaydee said...

Tenia, i LOVE the fact that this card is non-traditional. I love the black and white with the touch of red and kraft. The bow, the reindeer.... they just make me happy. So glad you joined the Paper Players and shared this truly gorgeous card.
Jaydee

Chris said...

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Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Look at that ribbon!

Anne Marie Hile said...

Tenia, I don't even know where to start....this is fantastic! Love the pop of red on the neutrals and all of the fun detail you added to your card. So pretty! Thanks for joining us at the Paper Players this week! :)

Tara (Murphy) Bourgoin said...

SO gorgeous! That great reindeer image and that bow? Wow!! Love this holiday card. Thanks for joining us at Sunday Stamps!

Angi said...

Love, love, love that reindeer!

Karen said...

This is a great card. I love that reindeer image. Thanks for playing along with Sunday Stamps

Joan said...

Fun card! Love the rough edges and that reindeer! Thanks for playing with us at Sunday Stamps.

Hayley Kew said...

What a great holiday card!!! I love the wood grain back ground and the reindeer image is super cute, beautiful job. Happy you played along at Sunday Stamps, hope to see you again soon :)

Holly said...

Love it!! What a great color combo for an Xmas card.. I love how you used the sketch. Thanks for joining us at Sunday Stamps.

Diane said...

Look at you, girl! Christmas in July! I might think about it by the end of November!!! Definitely think this is a winner. Love everything about it, especially that fantastic bow. Love the wood look with the black and white...and the too cute pop of red in just the right place!! Jazzy!!!

Brenda said...

I love it, Tenia!! Such a great combination of stamps. I love the non-traditional neutral color scheme. Thanks for playing along at the MSS Block Party!!

Emily (stampingout on SCS) said...

Love your Christmas card, T! :)

Julie Day said...

Love the take on this Christmas card! The woodgrain paired with the black and white and the reindeer look phenomenal :) Thanks for playing this month at the Market Street Stamps block party!