Tuesday, July 12, 2016

SIP Challenge #56 Christmas in July!

Hello and Happy Tuesday1  I'm pretty excited about this week's Christmas in July theme at Stamp, Ink, Paper!  Last year I became sick in December and wasn't able to finish my Christmas Cards so I knew that this theme would get me thinking about them early this year!  So now, 1 down, and about 74 more to go!  lol


I had a couple of ideas floating around in my brain but here's where they ended up..

I knew I wanted to use the Window Framelit so I decided to use the Wonderous Wreath stamp set and Wonderful Wreath framelits as well.  I can tell you that I have still after a year NOT mastered stamping and die cutting that wreath out correctly.  I cut leaves off that shouldn't have been cut off, etc.  I'm trying to distract you with the Gina Marie bird dies!  LOL  All that being said.. I still love the card.  My hubby and I love birds and especially cardinals so I had to cute the birds out in Red.  I know cardinals have black on them too but I really felt like I could be a bit whimsical with this one!

Here's how I finished up the inside..

The sentiments on the inside are also from the Wonderous Wreath Stamp Set. As you can see I had to use two more of the adorable little bird die cuts on the inside! 

Thanks so much for stopping by!  Blessings,  Tina

Here are the Stampin' Up! products I used today:

Hearth & Home Thinlits Dies
Wonderous Wreath Stamp Set
Wonderful Wreath Framelits Dies
Soft Sky Cardstock
Real Red Cardstock
Early Espresso Cardstock
Pear Pizzazz Ink
Garden Green Ink
Real Red Ink
Tea Lace Doilies (retired)
Silver Cording (retired)

Non-Stampin' Up!

Gina Marie Bird Dies
Darice Woodgrain Embossing folder

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