Christmas In July

It’s always nice to bring in a little cool in July, or at least to think about it.  Here are two Christmas cards I did this week for two separate sketch challenges.

This one was made using some paper and chipboard elements from My Mind’s Eye called “Snowed In” Christmas Papers.  The “Enjoy” is from the Mother’s Magnolia’s stamp set by Mark’s Finest Papers a Heinrich Collection.  I traced over the stamped word with a red Sakura glaze pen.  The ribbon is Celebrate It Basic Narrows from Michael’s.  This one goes with the Friends of SpeedyTV Challenge.

When my husband saw this one, he asked why I had a duck on a Christmas card.  My son looks over and says, “It’s a goose.”  My husband replied, “Oh, now I see it.  It’s dinner.”  That wasn’t really my intent, but it works.  This one goes with the Sketch With a Twist challenge at MFPSpeedyTV.

For this one I used:

  • Spring Mix stamp set by Gina K. Stamps
  • Tree Silhouettes stamp set by Gina K. Stamps
  • Winter Wonderland stamp set by Gina K. Stamps
  • Christmas Borders stamp set by Recollections
  • The Winter Magic Stack by DCWV
  • Red Sakura Glaze pen

Thanks for spending some time with me today!  Hopefully this helped cool you off a bit.

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I am a child of God, wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend. My favorite things to do are: read, make cards and candles, share what I've learned.

17 thoughts on “Christmas In July”

  1. Cute cards and I like your funny story about your hubby. I’m making a few Christmas cards now…don’t want to get too far behind. Thanks for joining us at FOSTV this week.


  2. You are a faithful friend and supporter of our challenges and I am so very grateful for the beautiful art you share ea h week. May God bless you for participating and sharing your gorgeous work with us!
    Karen L, Challenge Hostess
    Sketch With a Twist at Speedy TV
    Karen L
    I would LOVE to follow one another. Please stop by.


      1. I’m SO grateful for your continued participation, and I look forward to seeing your work each week. Thanks for sharing it. I’m also happy to your newest follower, and so glad you stopped by my blog to say hello.
        Have a blessed week, and for another fun challenge – please check out:
        Any of your beautiful cards would be perfect for our challenges, and we would LOVE to have you join us there, too.
        Karen Letchworth


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