Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Christmas in July Challenge with The Stampsmith

Hi Dreamers!
Time for a new Challenge over at the Stampsmith Challenge blog!  This month we are challenging you to create a project with the theme Christmas in July and as an added element use Summer Colors.  If you use Summer Colors, you name will be added to the drawing twice...so double the chance of winning of a full sheet of Stampsmith rubber!!!   Please use at least one Stampsmith Stamp.  For my Christmas in July Design Team card, I used the image called Butterfly Kisses.  This is a great stamp and I have used it for everything from Christmas, birthday to sympathy cards.

Butterfly Kiss Rubber Stamp

I stamped the image on glossy white CS with black dye ink (Memento).  The main image is layered with wine CS and placed on a coral card base layered with mint green and striped papers.

I thought this image would be so cute paired with the Kissmas sentiment from My Favorite Things.   I stamped the sentiment on the mint green CS and added some aqua ribbon.  And, what would a Christmas card be without some poinsettias??  I glued two to the card front with Fabri-Tac glue.

For the inside, I used one of my favorite Christmas sentiments from Blue Ridge Impressions and repeated the paper layers.

So, jump right in and make your project.  Click over to the Challenge blog and link up your entry and let's see your Christmas in July card!!

And how about a few fun Challenges for my Merry Kissmas card!!??
Always Crafting: mermaids and fairies
Fashionista Challenge: winged things
Hooked on Crafts: Christmas in  July
Lollipop crafts:Christmas in  July
Jingle bells Rock: Vintage Christmas

I will be back for the stamping on fabric ideas today too.  Busy, busy, busy!!  Have a great day.  Love ya.


  1. What a lovely card and vintage image. I love all of the design details that you have used.
    Thank you for joining us this month at Fashionista Challenge.

  2. This is lovely and the vintage image look is stunning:)x

  3. Love how those summer colors just pop ... so fun with your vintage image ... so glad you joined us at jingle belles.

  4. Great christmas card, someone will be very pleased to receive this.
    Thank you for joining us at Fashionista Challenge Blog, good luck and hope to see you again soon.
    Suzie xx

  5. i love the combination of that gorgeous vintage image with the fun summer colors!!! what a cool card!

  6. Beautiful card Karen, the colours are wonderful, that stamping is amazing.

    Thanks so much for joining us at Hooked on Craft this month.

    Liz Weber
    Hooked on Craft Design Team

  7. I totally agree with Lauren - the b/w image is amazing with the colorful rest of the card.


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