Thursday, July 22, 2010

It's Christmas in July

It's Christmas in July over at Aud Sentiments for our Challenge #7.  Yep, it's time to start thinking about Christmas and we all know it will be here before we know it.  Our challenge this week is
  Choose Your Own Christmas Sentiment.  
We make it so easy don't we?  :)  So get out those Christmas images and get a jump start on all of those Christmas cards that you're going to have to make this year.  This challenge will run until Aug 3rd.

Our Sponsor this week is 

and they are offering a $10 Gift Certificate their store to our winner!!

The DT was graciously given images from Digi Doodle Shop for their sample cards.  I have used Christmas Delight.  I'm not a coffee drinker, but I love how it smells and the cute designs that you see made in the coffee with the cream.  I'll be honest, this is not how I expected this card to come out.  I originally colored the image on white cardstock, but didn't like the look.  I switched to Kraft cardstock and still wasn't thrilled over the outcome but was running short on time and had to call it good enough. The only thing I really like is how the shading came out on the saucer. 

I've used ton's of Papertrey Ink products...the paper (all of it), the ribbon, the ink and the sentiment.

Christmas Cards All Year Round = Anything Goes
Stampavie and More = #102 Anything Goes
Stamp Something = Digital
Digi Doodle Challenge = #17 Anything Goes
Stamptacular Sundays = #69 Christmas in July

Thanks for stopping by!
Stamp: Digi Doodle Shop (Christmas Delight) Digital; Papertrey Ink (Stocking Prints - sentiment)
Ink: Papertrey Ink. (Ripe Avacado)
Paper: Papertrey Ink (Holiday Vintage Prints), Kraft Cardstock, Ripe Avacado Cardstock
Ribbon: Papertrey Ink (Ripe Avacado - Saddle Stitched)
Accessories: Nestiblities (Labels One), Jolee's by You (Flower), Dimensionals, Shimmerz (Pixie Dust)
Copics: R59, R29, R27, R24, YG95, Y19, E35, E34, E31, E50


Julie said...

Wonderful card! The colors are so rich and beautiful!!!

Annika said...

It's so cool how you've coloured in the dimension on the saucer! It's some skill! You're amazing, girl!!!

Andrea said...

This is stunning!! Thanks for joining the Stamp Something challenge!

Lisa said...

Super cute card! I love that image...especially the design on the coffee! Too cool! Thanks for playing along at Stamp Something this week!

BananaStamper said...

Nice card and I love your embellies!

Judy said...

Hi Wendy,

You have truly made the DDS stamp look amazing. I love your shading. It's a real pleasure sponsoring and seeing my stamps done so beautifully.

Thank You So Much,

Dragonlady said...

Hi Wendy

Gorgeous card hun, really warming.

Hugs Ali x

Ruthie said...

Love it! I think it was a tough image to use - couldnt imagine what I would do with it! Rx

Faye said...

I love this Christmas card and that little subtle bit of bling. It's gorgeous. Thanks for your lovely Cupcake comments! xx

Kate said...

This is beautiful!! I LOVE the trim around the cup and saucer. Everything is coordinated perfectly. Well done!

Kerri said...

I think it's gorgeous! Your shading looks amazing and I just love when people color on Kraft. I always forget to try it:) I really need to start on some Christmas cards! Have a great weekend!

Judy said...

Hey Wendy,

Thank you so much for entering this gorgeous card in our challenge at Digi Doodle Shop's Best.


Jóna said...

Great card !!!!!
Thanks for joining our "Anything Goes" challenge at Digi Doodle Shop's Best!
Hugs, Jóna

Karen Howard said...

Your creation is stunning! Love this image and your choice of colors is fantastic! Thanks for playing along with us at the Digi Doodle Shop's Best!

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Wendy this I must say is absolutely fabulous I am loving that image and papers and how lovely to see a Christmas card with such different colours I love it.
Lorraine x

KymKreates said...

Your project is splendiferous!!! I am so happy that you have joined us at the Digi Doodle Shop's Best this week and Good Luck!

DT Coordinator

Pascale said...

Fantastic rich christmas card really makes me feel christmassy.This is so cute I love it! Thanks for sharing with us at our Anything goes challenge at the Digi Doodle SHops Best Challenge. Hugs Pascale

jo said...

What a fabulous card! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at DDSB! :)


Katja of Katzz said...

Beautiful card, love the image and the colours you have used. Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop´s Best!


Gemma said...

This is rally a wonderful image with a great sentiment, love the colours you used! Great take on our challenge this week, hope you will join the fun at SSC again next week. Gemma

Sprytebyrd said...

Oooh what a lovely card! I just love that image and will have to go shopping for it, soon!
Thanks so much for joining us this week at Stamptacular Sunday! ♥ Good luck on our Christmas in July challenge!
And, I'm sorry to be so behind in my commenting! I didn't forget you, there just weren't enough days in my week!
Dee (Spryte)
Sprytebyrds Spot

SuzanneK said...

Fantastic card, I love the rich colours and warm suits our climate here in Australia at the moment. Cheers Suzanne

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