Friday, July 12, 2013

Christmas in July

It is so very not Christmassy here.  It's hot and muggy thunderstorms a couple of times a week.  But, it's never too early to start planning your Christmas crafts, right? 

This card is a 5x5 square card.  It's a white Recollections card base.  I layered a piece of red sparkle paper over it (if you look really hard you can see some sparkle in the picture) and a piece of green chevron paper from my Christmas stash on top of that.  I cut the cute little squirrel from Jolly Holidays at 3 1/4 inches.  I always used to want a pet squirrel, so they have a special place in my heart.  When I was in college I used to feed the fat little campus squirrels straight from my hands.  *memories*

The little sentiment tag is my very favorite, which is on the Sweethearts cartridge.  Both cuts are on foam dots, although the ones behind the sentiment are thicker ones.  I did that so I could stick the two little pins behind the sentiment for some extra embellishment.  To balance it out, I also added three white pearls in the other top corner.



I'm entering this card into the following challenges:
Jaded Blossom- Christmas in July
Cut it Up Challenges- Christmas in July
Simply Create Too- Christmas in July
CardzTV- Chrsitmas in July


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17 comments:

  1. Very pretty! I love how he's carrying his candy cane back to his nest!
    Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up Challenges!
    Evelyn
    http://mylittlecraftblog.wordpress.com

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  2. Hi, Becky: Your entry is adorable! Look forward to seeing your entries in our upcoming challenges too!

    Thank you for joining our “Christmas in July” Challenge #41 at Simply Create Too.

    Diane
    Simply Create Too Design Team
    http://DianesDigitalDesigns.blogspot.com

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  3. Very cute card! Love the happy squirrel. You should also enter this in a christmas challenge at cardztv.blogspot.com.
    Hugs!

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  4. What a cute Christmas card. Love your adorable card.

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  5. This is a very cute Holiday card! Thanks for joining the Jaded Blossom Christmas in July challenge!

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  6. Love your Christmas in July card! I live in Florida, I so appreciate this!!!!

    Thanks so much for playing along with us in the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

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  7. such a cute little squirrel ! thanks for joining us int eh Jaded Blossom challenge this month !!!

    michelle - JB owner
    www.scrappinwithmybug.com

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  8. What a cutie. Thanks for joining us this week at CIU for our Christmas In July Challenge.
    Anita
    DT CIU
    http://scrappyhappymommy.blogspot.ca

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  9. Love it! Thanks for playing the Christmas in July Challenge at Cardz TV!
    Hugs,
    Mary

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  10. Awe what an adorable card! Thanks for playing along in the challenge with us!

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  11. That's squirrel is just way to cute. Thanks for joining our Xmas in July Challenge over at Jaded Blossom.

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  12. OMG, I LOVE THIS CARD!! Thanks for joining the Jaded Blossom Monthly Challenge :)

    Jenny ~ Jaded Blossom DT

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  13. Super cute! Thanks for joining the Jaded Blossom Challenge this month.

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  14. Such a cute little squirrel! He's very Christmasy! Thanks for joining us in this month Jaded Blossom challenge!

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