Sunday, December 1, 2013

Twenty-Five Days of Christmas Day One and Blog Candy!!

Hello Everyone!!
Today is day One of The Twenty-Five Days of Christmas here in Dreamland!!!  
I will be showcasing a different Christmas card each day of December from the 1st through the 25th.  I also promised a little blog candy.  I purchased some new items and shared some of my stash.  Here it is!!

Close up pics

Blog Candy contains:
A New Happy Messages Stampendous Clear Stamp set
Little Layers, Plus Stampin' Up Retired Stamp set
A New Fleur De Lis Embossing Folder from Darice
100 sheets of 6x6 Decorative Paper
Prima Flowers
Lots of Ribbon
Die Cut Tags

Ways to Win the Blog Candy:

  1. Leave a comment on any of the 25 Days of Christmas posts--each time you leave a comment your name goes in the drawing.  So the more you comment, the more chances of winning.
  2. Become a Follower--Leave a comment to let me know!
  3. Post about the 25 Days of Christmas on your Blog--Leave a comment to let me know!
  4. Post about the 25 Days of Christmas on Facebook--Leave a comment to let me know!
Winner will be randomly selected and announced the first week of January 2014

Now that we have all the details of the Blog Candy all set out, let's get to the first card of the Twenty Five Days of Christmas!!!

CS: Solar White Neenah; Ruby Red Stampin' Up
Decorative Paper: K & Company
Copic Markers
Gold Stickles glitter glue
Striped Ribbon-Stampin' Up
Frame Die cut-Sizzix
Rock Candy Distress Crackle Paint-Ranger (used on the die cut frame)

**********A Few Fun challenges for my Gold and  Glittery Snowman:
Cards 4 eternity: not traditional Christmas
Simon's Wednesday: anything goes
4 Krafty Girlz: Anything goes
Aud Sentiments: use any sentiment
Fashionable Stamping: In the Holiday Spirit

Don't forget to comment for the blog candy!!  I will be back tomorrow with day TWO!!!!  Happy Holidays!!  Love ya 


  1. What a great card Karen! Love the image and the bow. Cool color combo too.

  2. Very pretty card. Love to be including in the blog candy give a way.

  3. I would love to win! I especially love the stampin up set. Thanks for the chance to win!!!

    Meredith245 at yahoo dot com

  4. I am a follower of your blog. I follow as scrapbooker1317 on google.

  5. Wow Karen you are going to be a busy bee and if this card is anything to go by I can't wait for the rest.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Fashionable Stamping Challenges.

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x

  6. Adorable card, as always, Karen--I've seen your basket of cards, I'll bet you have ALL your Christmas cards finished and mailed!!!!

    As you are a pretty serious stamper, I was thinking you might be interested in the hop happening right now, the grand prize is pretty stinkin' big--it's over tomorrow. Stop by and check it out, for whatever reason, I ended up being first in line, so it starts at my blog:
    Christmas Hop


  7. A gorgeous card, a lovely design and I love the sweet image inset into the frame. Great colour scheme and lovely detailing!!

    Thanks so much for joining Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Heather xx

  8. Gorgeous and snowy card,
    thanks for sharing with us at FSC!
    xxx Ellie

  9. Lovely Christmas card Karen! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week hugs x


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