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July 12, 2010

Christmas in July!

Happy Monday all!

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas...in blogland! I've noticed a popular theme lately, Christmas in July! I'm all for it, especially during these heatwaves we've been having!



Stamps Squigglefly (caroling kids)
sentiment- CG
Papers: SU! cs, K&Co dp
Ink: Copics
Other: SU! buttons, Stickles


This is so much cuter IRL, my 19 y.o. son even liked it! (big honor there!!) I really like this SF image, it lends itself to simple or complex coloring. With my simplistic coloring style here, I might just need to make a 'batch' of these babies!!

Here are some challenges...

Squigglefly Mon Challenge
~use a SF image, Christmas in July
Magical Crafts~Christmas
Aly's Sunday Sketch~colors
Divine Diva~colors
Simple Doodles~holidays
Fussy & Fancy~Christmas
Timeless Tuesday~Christmas
Catch the Bug~Christmas
Lots to Do~people/places
Alphabet Chall~K-kids


Over on the Squiggelfly challenge blog, Kim is showcasing the other half of our new design team!! I hope you'll check out their fabulous Christmas creations!!!

Enjoy your day!
Blessings!

34 comments:

Bonibleaux Designs said...

Oooh to cute, to cute, to CUTE!!!!

Riet said...

So beautiful card Maria,i love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

crafty creations said...

Gorgeous card Maria

Thanks for sharing with the Lotstodo Challenge xx Hilda

Tenia Nelson said...

Love this!!!

Holly said...

Super cute Maria! I love how you've got the carolers all matching in blue and red.

Deb Neerman said...

Oh, Maria, this is the cutest holiday card evuh! Love that darling image and the great color combination ... this totally rocks!

Allison said...

What a fun image...love your color choices today!

Danni said...

Awesome card!! Those buttons are so fun!! Great job!

Sparkle said...

Such a darling card!

Nancy said...

This is so cute, Maria:O) Love your colouring on this adorable image. Pretty Christmas card:O)
Hugs, Nancy;O)

Patti J said...

I love this image, Maria! Reminds me of caroling with the kids at church! Great job, dear friend - love your coloring!!!

maxine said...

Great card Maria hugs maxine

Bev said...

What a great card. Love the image & colours. Thanks for joining the Alphabet Challenge x

michele said...

Fabulous card Maria hugs xx

Mel X said...

Smashing card and a fantastic image. Thanks for joining us this week at Magical Crafts and good luck in the draw.

Mel X

Christine Riley said...

This is so sweet, Maria, I love the cute image and you colored it beautifully. Love the layout too! So sorry I haven't been around in a while, had a crazy week at work with a trial last week and then internet went down at home, ugh. But I'm up and running now, yay! :)
Hugs, Christine

Makiko Jones said...

Maria, this is such a lovely X-mas card! I love your coloring and colors! The Stickles snow looks wonderful too! Thank you for playing along the FTTC with us.

Crystal said...

AWW What a SWEET Christmas card Maria your coloring on this image looks wonderful!!!!!

Melissa S. said...

This is really really cute. Just love your color combo. I mighthave to get this image. So fun. Thanks for joining us at Bugaboo this week.

Linda said...

What a beautiful holiday card....your coloring on the image is just perfect!!
Thank you for joining us at Simple Doodles...hope to see you for the next challenge!!
Linda - DT Simple Doodles

debby4000 said...

Oh this is adorable Maria.
luv
Debby

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

fab-u-lous! super colors too!

Pam S. said...

I LOVE this Maria! I love Christmas and carols! Your card is wonderful but I know what you mean, I always think mine are better IRL too! : )
Pam Going Postal

Lesley said...

Great card Maria, those Carol singers are fab! Thanks for taking part in the Magical Crafts and Alphabet Challenges xx

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Fantastic Maria! LOVE the non traditional colors ... perfect!!

Elena said...

This card is adoarable! No wonder why your son liked it! :)

Pat (mspfd) said...

This is absolutely a fabulous card. The design, colors and image are perfect together!

Banu said...

WOW..this is such a cute card, I need to get this image asap. Loved your coloring and design. Superb.

Rose said...

fantastic Christmas card, you can never start to early :)

Tami said...

This is really cute. Thanks for playing at Aly's I really like the image

huzzah616 (Christy) said...

What a wonderful card!! Congrats on your win!

Tip Top said...

Fab image! Thanks for joining in with the Simple Doodles Challenge - hope you to see you again next time!

Paul said...

It looks great and to get the arroval of your son sums it up! Congrats on the win with us at Bugaboo's Catch The Bug and enjoy browsing the shop to choose your images.
TFS
Paul

Jodie Mackrell said...

love the card and love your coloring! congrats on your win !!!