Friday, December 6, 2013

Joy To The World

Hi Ya'll!

Hope you are set to enjoy your weekend during this busy time of year. I have to start off by saying I had every intention of creating a flat card. I needed one for mailing far away. It didn't happen! It's hard for me to do it when I tell myself I have to do it. I guess the inner creative devil in me. :-) 

So here is my "almost" flat card! Ha!

I started with a Brown Cover Weight Kraft Cardstock onto which I added my cute cute pattern paper by American Crafts. I die-cut a stitched journaling card from My Creative Time and placed to the right of my card front. I paper-pieced a tree from Paper Smooches All Yule Need to the right corner. From that same set, I added a sentiment and paper-pieced holly leaves and berries to upper left corner! 

To complete the card, I added a double bow, button and twine. So out the window went my flat card! 

I am joining in at Paper Smooches Sparks - Anything Goes, Paper Issues - Christmas, Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes, Just B Creative - December Linky Party, Curtain Call Countdown to Christmas2 Creative Chicks - Christmas/Winter, Sunday {Fun}day - December Linky Party, Scrapping Everyday Miracles - Christmas Theme.

Further inspiration was found at Mojo Monday - Sketch.
I hope you have a blessed weekend!
~Tammy~

34 comments:

jessica said...

What a beautiful Christmas card Tammy! Love the colors and the papers and that Christmas tree is awesome!!!
Happy Friday my friend!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

This is gorgeous!! I love love love the holly and the tree!!! And I wish I could make something BESIDES flat cards ... I can ever a layered pretty one! LOL!!!!

Audrey Pettit said...

Haha, you make me smile! I have such a hard time with "flat", too! ;)
Love this adorable little card, though! Such fun papers and that little polka dottie tree is the cutest thing ever. Really loving the holly and your pretty layered bow, too. It may have messed up the "mail-ability", but it sure is fabulous!

Christy Butters said...

fantastic paper piecing and layering.
Thanks so much for sharing with us at SEM

Mary Pat Siehl said...

you totally rocked this sketch!

Annette Allen said...

love the polka dot tree.. great take on the sketch.. love it

Carole Robb Bisson said...

Tammy, flat or not it is just beautiful. The colors are so perfect. Thank you for entering this wonderful work of art with us
Blessings,
Carole Robb Bisson
Word Art Wednesday

DIANA L. said...

Great card, wonderful take on the sketch. I like the background paper. Have a great day
DIANA L.
dianamlarson.blogspot.com

sandi said...

This is soooooooooo sweet! <3!

Stacey Schafer said...

how precious is this! love that sweet polka dotted tree and all of the details of your card, Tammy! thanks so much for playing along at the Curtain Call!

Lisa said...

This is gorgeous! I love the tree and the beautiful bows!! The paper is awesome!! I wish I could make flat cards...I don't think I've ever mailed one in a regular envelope ;) Have a great weekend :)

Lisa
A Mermaid's Crafts

Sue Lelli said...

Your card is just ADORABLE! Really love that tree and your papers and that FAB bow!

Maria said...

Very pretty card, Tammy! Love the cute tree with polka dots and sweet ribbon treatment!

Charlene said...

Adorable Tammy!!!

Denise Price said...

I think that the bows make a great addition to this card. Well worth sacrificing the "flatness." :)

Lisa said...

CUTE card Tammy! As you probably know I'm quite smitten with your polka dot tree!!

Jennifer said...

What a fun and adorable card! I have problems with flat cards too...always got to add something to puff it up. Oh well...at least you tried. =)

blsd2scrp said...

love the whimsical effect of this card! wonderful details and color! thanks for joining us over at Scrapping Everyday Miracles!

Karin Ã…kesdotter said...

This is sooo wonderful! LOVE your pp tree! Thanks for playing with SPARKS this week, hugs, Karin

Emily Keaton said...

So very sweet! And {almost} flat ;). I love the great colors and papers you used!

Greta said...

Love that tree & your bow is perfect! Worth not having a flat card!

Barbara Murphy said...

This is so pretty! The bow is beautiful...and the papers are perfect. Love this design!

Creative M said...

A beautiful card! AWESOME job!!
Thank you for joining us at 2 Creative Chicks Challenges.
Have a wonderful day,
Migdalia
♥ Crafting With Creative M ♥
♥ 2 Creative Chicks Challenges ♥

Sherrie K. said...

GORGEOUS card!! Love the papers and beautiful stamping!
Well done Tammy!
Sherrie K
http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

Nolene Burnett said...

Love the double bow and gorgeous Christmas tree. Thank you for joining us at Scrapping Everyday Miracles.

rachel taylor said...

love the card thanks for sharing with Scrapping Everyday Miracles
this week Rachel DT

Nana said...

Beautiful. Thanks for linking up over at 2 Creative Chicks

Have a creative day.
Nana
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Alicia Redshaw said...

Lovely card Tammy, and have a wonderful Christmas

Jessi Fogan said...

I so hear you! "I meant to make..." comes out of my mouth all the time! I absolutely love all the not-flat details on this - the bow & button especially!

Stephanie said...

What a beautiful card!! I really like the paper piecing and your bow is beautiful. Well worth making your card "not flat." :) Thanks so much for sharing with us at Word Art Wednesday.

Gerda said...

Thank you for linking up in the 2 Creative Chicks December Challenge.
Gerda
GDT 2 at Creative Chicks
http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

Paula Jennings said...

beautiful card. Love that tree! Thanks for sharing with us at SEM.

Helen Gullett said...

Another gorgeous card, Tammy! I love the tree, the ribbon and your sentiment.
THANKS for sharing with us at Scrapping Everyday Miracles. Don't forget to join us again for January 2014 Challenge at Scrapping Everyday Miracles http://scrappingeverydaymiracles.blogspot.com/

Leah Burgett said...

Beautiful!!!!! I am like you I like the Kraft to! Thanks for joining us at SEM!!