Christmas In July!

Hello Friends and Welcome Visitors,

Merry Christmas....ye gads!  I always wait until Christmas to start making my Christmas cards.  I end up sending those cards to my close friends and  blog friends.  I have such a large family, it would take from now until Christmas to make them all handmade cards.  Well, here is my start.  I have challenged myself to  make Christmas cards at least once a week from now until Christmas!

I channeled my dear friend Lynn at Creative Crafts by Lynn to try to make CAS cards.  I have a hard time with CAS, the card just looks unfinished to me if it doesn't have some bling.  Anyway, here is my attempt, I made 5 cards.


The owl stamp is from Wild Rose Studio and the stamp is called Owls On A Branch I purchased this stamp at  Simon Says Stamps Those of you that are regulars here know how much I love owls!

Here is a close-up of the stamp.




I started coloring with Copic Markers, then I added the small details (snow, berries, etc.) with Smooch.

I am entering these cards into the following challenges:

DL.Art July Linky Challenge - Anything Goes
One Crazy Stamper Christmas In July
Sparkles Monthly Challenge - #82 Christmas In July
Crafting With Friends - Challenge #25 Anything Goes
Kitty Bee Designs - #76 Christmas In July
Crafting With An Attitude - Challenge #17
Crafty Girl Creations - Challenge #23
Crimbo Crackers - #111 Christmas or Festive
If You Give A Crafter A Cookie - #48 Happy Christmas In July
Addicted to Stamps and More - #203 Holiday
Christmas at Sweet Stampin - July Challenge Anything Goes
Crafting By Designs - Christmas In July
Crafty Gals Corner - Challenge #81 Christmas In July
Stampin Royalty - SR#339 - Christmas In July
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Things with Wings

Thank you so much for stopping by my friends!  I hope you are having a wonderful day!

hugs,


7 comments:

  1. You did a fabulous job with CAS my friend!! I love the image!! So sweet and beautiful!! Have a great evening!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  2. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at If you give a Crafter a Cookie, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  3. Okay, these are seriously adorable Chriss! I LOVE the sweet little owls:) Such a great design!
    Sherrie K

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  4. Fabulous CAS Christmas cards Chriss just perfect---Thank you for joining us at Crafting With Friends
    Carol DT x

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  5. I love Christmas cards so I absolutely LOVE these!!
    Adorable!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia
    Crafting with Creative M

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  6. This is totally adorable,

    Thank you so much for playing along with us at Sparkles Monthly!

    Hugs and kisses from germany,
    Silvi xoxo

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  7. What gorgeous christmas cards and such sweet images, thank you for sharing it with us at Sparkles Monthly, hope to see you next time.

    Hugs Babs DT member x

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3303 Prowse Road
Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732

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