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July 30, 2011

Michelle Perkett's Getting Ready for the Holidays blog hop!

Welcome to the...

If you arrived here from Lydia's blog, you're right on track!  If you need to start from the beginning, hop over to Michelle's blog!

I used Michelle's adorable gift box image for my gift card holder!

Stop by Michelle's shop to see all her beautiful images HERE!
Your next hop stop is Wendy!!

Enjoy your weekend!

Here's the hop order...
Michelle Perkett
Mama Bear
Michelle H

I shared today's creation with -

*Inspire Me Fridays - anything goes
*Creative Belli -  Christmas
Fun with Shapes & More - die cut/punch - Christmas in July
Crafty Catz - Christmas is July
Fussy and Fancy -Christmas in July
Sew Many Cards -  anything goes
CCEE Stampers -  winter or summer
Wags 'n Whiskers -  buttons and bows
Craft Us Crazy -  Christmas in July and/or distressed
Digi Doodle Shop's Best - anything goes
The Rubber Cafe - gift card holder
Sassy Studio Designs - Christmas in July
Crafty Creations -Christmas
Papercraft Star - anything goes
Going Grey With Scrap-Creations - Favourite Holidays
Karen's Doodles Netherlands - Anything Goes 
Craft Your Passion - Christmas in July
Make it Monday - Anything goes
Make it Monday with Kraft Outlet -Kraft cardstock - Christmas in July
Paper Creations Ink - Christmas in July
Pollycraft -Christmas in July
Creative Inspirations - Christmas in July
Christmas Inspirations - Christmas Anything goes


Renata van Miltenburg said...

Lovely giftcard card :) I admire the people who are brave enough to start Christmas cards this time of the year!!

Liefs, Karen's Doodles NL!


Ardilla said...

This is a great CHristmas card, love the traditional colors :)


scrap joanny said...

hank you for joining us this week at Craft Your Passion Challenges- a great card - perfect colors !

Debs M said...

lovely xmas card! Thanks for joining the ‘Anything Goes’ Challenge’ at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges. We hope to see you again next week!
Debbie Dt x

aqualeiga said...

I love your card, and always think decorating the inside of a card makes a huge difference. Hugs, Ali x

Elizabeth (Beth) Moore said...

What a fun card and gift card holder! Thanks so much for joining us at The Kraft Journal this week!


beautiful gift card holder. Thanks for joining us at Christmas Inspirations challenges. Hope to see you back with us again soon.

Karen S said...

Maria, what a great gift card! I love the traditional CHristmas colors, and your work is so crisp and clean. Thanks for participating in the Michelle Perkett Studio Blog Hop.

Jenn Borjeson said...

Oooh - I love this!!!! Great job, thanks for playing along with our hop! :)

Linda said...

Wow Maria this is Fabulous!!!! I love this!!!! Love the design!!!! Great job!!!!

Rhonda Miller said...

What a great card. TFS.

MaryB said...

This gift card holder is simply wonderful. Great idea.

Thank you for joining us at Craft Us Crazy.

paperfun said...

Maria, I love that your gift boxes card holds a gift card! So fun and pretty too.


carol said...

super card, thanks for joining us at CRAFTYCATZ this week, x carol

Anna R said...

Ooh! What a great idea to make a gift card holder...Stunning CAS layout.

Janna Werner said...

super sweet and classical, love it, Maria! Janna

Anonymous said...

Awesome gift card holder, Maria! Terrific design and details!

Michelle said...

Maria, I LOVE your gift card holder, its wonderful! I can see this on the shelf at a beautiful card shop, its so wonderfully designed! Thank you for joining our Blog hop at MPS, Maria!

CTgirl said...

This is just a fabulous idea, a lovely craetion!

lindyloo said...

oooo super idea love it thank you for playing with us at the crafty catz linda x

scrapweaver said...

Soooo stealing this idea! LOVE the gift card holder and the image is just perfect for it. LOVE LOVE LOVE it!

Shirl said...

Gift card holders are the best and this one is no exception. Thanks for sharing with us at Digi Doodle Shop Challenges.
Hugs Shirley x x

LC said...

So glad you could join us over at The Rubber Cafe. This is a great card and card holder!

MagicLady said...

oooo oooo ooooooooo! Love it - what a fantastic idea.

Babs x

Marlene said...

Pretty Christmas card, Maria. I definitely admire those who can think of Christmas cards in this heat! LOL!

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Maria what a smashing little Christmas gift that image and colours are great I love it thank you for joining our challenge at Creative Inspirations.
Lorraine x

Lena said...

Great job! Elegant, well done and perfect Chtistmas card.
Thanks for joinning us at Christmas Inspirations challenges.
I hope to see you again soon!

Shelley said...

That is a great gift card holder. Glad you joined the hop!

Elizabeth Hart said...

This is definately a gift card holder that I would like to receive - who really needs the gift card when the card alone is cute enough?

Kim Duran said...

What a great Christmas card! I love the stacks of presents and the inside of your card is a bonus! Thanks for sharing your creation with us this week at Papercraft Star! I hope to see more of your creations with us soon!

Cheryl said...

oh hun this is one brilliant gift tag just love it such a great idea to hugs cherylxxx

Pauline said...

This is beautiful Maria... I love the traditional Christmas colours...
Pauline MPS DT

Glennis said...

love the colours - it's a great card

Emma H said...

Cute Christmas card holder, thanks for sharing it with us at Craft your Passion this week!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful Creation Love your work

Thanks for Joining us at Paper

Creations Ink

Audrey Pettit said...

Oooh, how sweet this is, Maria! Such pretty colors. I just love the red and green mixed with kraft. The tag you made for the front is so adorable. Love that stack of pretty packages. Are those polka dots dimensional? SO cute!
Thanks for sharing this with us at The Kraft Journal. :)

Nicola said...

Beautiful gift card holder Maria using a fab image!
Thanks for entering our Christmas in July challenge at Fussy and Fancy and good luck!
Love Nicola xxx

Curlybear said...

OMGosh this is adorable fabulous colouring and colour theme,

Thank you so much for joining us at Crafty Catz this week, for our challenge 93 Christmas in July.

I have some Calorie free Candy if you are interested.

Good Luck with the challenge,
Hugs Bridget Crafty Catz DT :0) x

Beth aka BR-T said...

Maria what a cool gift card holder!

Lisa Somerville said...

Wonderful Christmas Gift Card holder card!

Julie said...

This is just adorable. Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop's Challenges

Sara said...

Beautiful Creation! I love the hidden pocket on the inside! Thank You for joining us at Paper Creations Ink! Have a wonderful week! Happy Creating! Sara

Geertje said...

What a georgeous christmas gift card.
Greetings Geertje
GD Karen's Doodles NL

anne said...

Nice gift Card holder.. I like how you made your main image into a tag.. clever.. and then you open it up to find a gift card.. even better.. thanks for joining in this hop and sharing your lovely creation..

Sara said...

Super cute gift card holder. Thanks for playing along with SSD!

Deb.x said...

Hi there - lovely little CAS Christmas make - great job!
Thanks for joining us at Wags 'n' Whiskars - we have another challenge starting today 'Sparkly' - hope you can join us!

Rene said...

Love it! Makes me wish it were cold enough to wear sweaters and drink hot chocolate!
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