Holiday Wishes to you and yours

Hello, friends! Hope you’re having a good week! Our new challenge is live over at Southern Girls Challenge and I’m stoked to share my first Southern Girls Challenge DT inspiration project with you today! The theme for our challenge is Anything Goes and our sponsors this time are Auzz Trinklets, JMC Designs and Jan’s Digi Stamps, so come on over and play for a chance to win a prize! I was provided the Spicy Fox Collection from JMC Designs and created a sweet Christmas card using one of the images named Ginger! It’s never too early to start on those Christmas cards!


I created a Z-fold card base and layered patterned paper and cardstock on all the panels. I colored the sweet Ginger image with Prismacolor Pencils, cut it with a double-stitched rectangle die and layered it on tan and red cardstock. I paper-pieced her scarf and hat with red plaid paper, and added Glossy Accents to the tiny round elements. I stamped the vertical sentiment in brown ink.


I embellished the inside panel with the red plaid paper and layered it on tan and red cardstock, then added the stamped sentiment on a small tan panel.


And here’s one more look completely opened up. I love this fold and I’m thrilled with how it turned out! Pair an adorable image with some pretty papers and *poof* you have an awesome card! ;)


Products used:
Cardstock/Paper: Stampin’ Up thick and regular Very Vanilla cardstock, The Paper Studio Four Seasons and Everything in Between paper pad, American Crafts Crimson and Brown Sugar cardstock
Stamps: JMC Designs Spicy Fox Collection (Ginger), CAS-ual Fridays Stamps Snowy Sayings stamp set
Ink: Memento Espresso Truffle ink
Dies/Punches: Cottage Cutz Double-Stitched Rectangles die
Accessories:  Prismacolor Pencils- Crimson Red, Ginger Root, Light Umber, Dark Brown; Gemini Junior die cutting machine, MISTI stamp tool, ScraPerfect Best Glue Ever

I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s project and will link up a project with us this fortnight! We’d love to see what you create! And be sure to check out all amazing goodies at Auzz Trinklets, JMC Designs and Jan’s Digi Stamps! Thanks so much for stopping by today – we’ll see you next time! ;)

Scrappy hugs,

Author: Leslie

I'm definitely what one could consider a crafting junkie! I love making cards, 3-D projects (especially paper shoes, mini albums and gift bags), mixed media projects, altering items, as well as occasional beading and making jewelry! Fortunately, hubby is very supportive! Life is good! :D

2 thoughts on “Holiday Wishes to you and yours”

  1. OmyGosh, this is so pretty, Leslie. I just wanna CASE it right now, lol. Your paper patterns go so well together and the plaid inside and paper-pieced outside is genius. xoxo


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