INAS Challenge #38 Christmas Traditions

Good Morning,

I have been looking forward to this challenge so much and yet I am late posting it.  

   International Art & Soul  - Challenge #38 - Christmas Traditions.

Do you have a special Christmas Tradition that you can't miss every year?  Our library had a book discussion on  "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens about 7 years ago.  My husband and I fell  in love with this book! We had watched one of the movies before but the book is so much better.  Our new tradition is to watch all of the various Christmas Carol and Scrooge movies and to try to see the play too.  We have seen amateur productions, we saw it when we went to Christmas in Williamsburg but my favorite was the production was at  Ford's Theater in Washington, DC. 

So here is my card for Challenge # 38 Christmas Traditions.  Mr. and Mrs. Fezziwig are two of my favorite characters!


The paper and embellishments are from Graphic 45 "Christmas Carol Collection".  The poinsettia flowers are from my stash.  Die Cuts - Spellbinders Card Creator.

Here is the inside.


The stamp is also from Graphic 45 "Christmas Carol Collection".

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

Christmas at Sweet Stampin' - July Challenge ATG
Crafty Gals Corner - #170 Christmas in July
Fab n' Funky Challenge - #404 Christmas in July
ModSquad Challenge - Christmas in July
Watercooler Wednesday - WWC180 - All About the Holidays
Papercraft Challenges - #16 Christmas in July

Please pop over to International Art & Soul to see what my design team sisters have created and then come play along with us!  Get an early start on your Christmas Cards!

Hugs,







16 comments:

  1. A beautiful vintage style Christmas card, fabulous papers and layout Thank you for entering our July Challenge at CaSS
    Chris
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  2. I love A Christmas Carol too Chriss!
    Your card is so pretty. Love the wonderful papers and the beautiful poinsettias.
    Lynn

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  3. Lovely Card Chriss! I really like the vintage image - Have a great day!

    Theresa

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  4. Chriss this is gorgeous. Love the vintage look.

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  5. Oh my goodness, Chriss, I love this card! That vintage look is absolutely perfect for the Dickens period. For me, A Christmas Carol has always been a large part of the season. These are wonderful papers, used perfectly in your design. Thanks so much for joining our Watercooler Wednesday Challenge this week.

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  6. Oh, I just love Graphic 45 papers, but always struggle with how to use them. I just can't bring myself to cut them up! But, you have done a beautiful card with this sweet image and I love the added flowers to depth and dimension. Thanks for joining us at Watercoler Wednesday this week! XO, Crystal

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  7. WOW simply gorgeous and you have done full justice to that beautiful Graphic 45 paper
    Cheers
    Dr Sonia

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  8. Your card is beautiful and perfect for the traditional Christmas. Hazel x

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  9. Ahhh I love anything Dickens wrote but I do agree A Christmas Carol is VERY special. If you like it so much will you appear on stage in it?

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  10. Beautiful, traditionally vintage and festive. Wow! Thank you for playing along with us at Crafty Gals Corner. Hope to see you again soon.
    Hugs,
    Lena ~ DT

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  11. Great vintage card. Thank you so much for participating this week at the Mod Squad Challenge

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  12. So vintage and beautiful!! I love the papers you used!! Have a great evening!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  13. A lovely card! I love the Graphic 45 papers & pretty poinsettias too!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia
    Crafting With Creative M

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  14. Your card is beautiful and so elegant vintage looking. Thank you for sharing your wonderful project at Fab'n'Funky challenge. Good luck . Neva

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  15. Hey there, thanks so much for joining us at Papercraft-Challenges. We have just picked our winner of the Christmas Challenge, so make sure to check back soon!
    Hugs, Lia

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October gave a party;
The leaves by hundreds came -
The Chestnuts, Oaks, and Maples,
And leaves of every name.
The Sunshine spread a carpet,
And everything was grand,
Miss Weather led the dancing,
Professor Wind the band.
Author: ~George Cooper, "October's Party"