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August 4, 2011

Merry Christmas from Aud Sentiments

Happy Thursday....and Merry Christmas!

More holiday inspiration!   I'm soooo hoping to be ahead of the game this Christmas season!   lol  ...time will tell!
Stamps: The Stamping Boutique
sentiment: Michaels dollar stamp (altered a bit)
Paper SU! cs
Ink: Copic markers
Other: Offray gingham ribbon, Stickles

We have a new challenge for you today @ Aud Sentiments, use the sentiment, "Merry Christmas"!!  So why not get a start on your Christmas cards & play to win over the next two weeks?  Our awesome sponsor is The Stamping Boutique!  Pop over to the challenge blog for prize info & gorgeous DT inspiration!!

Sorry this took so long to post, days are whipping by way too fast for me lately!

The winner of the Stampin' Up set & SEI papers is #12 Susan!  Congratulations!!!
Susan, I'll be contacting you shortly!

I'll be posting the next candy in a few days, when I can get all my duckies in a row, thanks for hanging in there with me!

Thank you so much for taking time to stop by today!  Have a happy day!

I shared today's creation with -

*Inspire Me Fridays - anything goes
*Aud Sentiments - use sentiment "Merry Christmas"
Amber's Crafts and Stuff -Sparkle & shine
Stamps & Fun = Creativity - Christmas cards
Die Cut Dreams - Holiday fun
Make it Monday - Anything goes
Woodware USA -Anything Goes
Sweet Stampin - - Christmas in July
Word Play Weekend Challenge - Sparkle
Kelley Kid's - Anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - Christmas
a few awesome parties HERE!


Cheryl said...

oh wow hun this is stunning love the image,and the detail is fantastic just love that ribbon hugs cherylxxxx

debby4000 said...

Love your beautiful, adorable card Maria.

Susan Snyder said...

Love the card! and I LOVE that I won, doing the happy dance :) I have plans for all that stash! THANK YOU and have a GREAT DAY

Lisa said...

What an adorable card! I always admire people who have creative talents such as yours! I neither have the patience or skills to create something so awesome. LOL!

Bonna Kelley said...

Love all the little details. The stitching, the sparkles and the 3d. Beautiful work!

Thank you for joining us at the Kelley Kid's Challenge Blog.

Best of Luck,

Tracey T said...

I love this fun image and the ribbon is the perfect embellie for this lovely card. Thank you for playing at Sweet Stampin' this week. Tracey x

Tammylee said...

Very cute the snowmen are colored perfect. I love snowmen!

Thanks for joining us at Kelley Kid's Challenge blog for our first challenge. Hope to see you there every week.

DT Coordinator
Kelley Kid's

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

This card is adorable! I love all of the glitter on the snowmen.

Thanks for sharing with Simon Says Stamp!

Mummylade said...

this is such a lovely card. Thank you so much for entering this creation in the DCD holiday challenge and good luck!

Casper said...

Hello there Maria,

How are you? I am Casper, very pleased to meet you!

Wonderful Christmas card,the kraft background with the lovely brightly coloured snowmen are so gorgeous!Fab colouring and that bow is just so lush!

Hope you will be ready for Christmas - you have started early enough, I think?
It's a wonder we are ever ready as we all end up with so much to do for Christmas - But we all just love Christmas, All the preparations are sorth it!

Thank you for choosing to join in with us at Kelley Kid's this week on our very first challenge!

Good luck!

Take care
Big hugs

Anonymous said...

So fun and gorgeous Maria!! Good luck with getting ahead!! Me too!! LOL!!

Lori said...

I love your site, I smile with every new post, THANKS! Your card is adorable, very country-ish. :)

Sally Morgan said...

Awww Maria this is just gorgeous! I love this shabby chic look and the ribbon is super fab!
*hugs* Sal x

Janis said...

Beautiful! I love the black image background and the colored snowmen in the front. Plus that red gingham bow is gorgeous!

Ruthie said...

Hiya love

I just think this is brilliant! Dont know how you get the time and energy!


coldwaters2 said...

Oh this is just totally fab Maria what a super image love the brown background and that gingham ribbon/bow looks terrific.
Lorraine x

Heather said...

Sharp looking card Maria!

Marlene said...

Prettiest Christmas card I've seen yet today! LOVE the sparklies!

Ellie said...

This is so cute Maria. Love that image and how it's so sparkly! Enjoy your weekend!

Kreativmonster said...

What a sweet image! I really like the bow! Thank you for sharing this with us at stamps&fun=CREATIVITY.

michele said...

Beautiful card Maria. I really need to start making some Christmas cards too! Have a good weekend hugs x

Nadell said...

Beautiful card and great image. Thanks for joining us at SFC.

Hugs Nadell

Dora said...

Awww what a fun card, love the image and that bow is gorgeous. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week and good luck xx

Chrissy said...

Such a cute sparkly image, love the gingham bow...

Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’


Don’t forget. .if you leave a comment on another entrant, mention that you saw their card on ‘Make it Monday’ for a chance at second prize.. the more you comment on and mention MIM, the more chances at winning second prize.

Teresa said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stampin' Christmas card Challenge.
hugs Teresa x

Jennifer said...

Oh this is fabulous! Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week xx Jenny xx

Pöydän kulmalla näpertelijä said...

Gorgeous card! I love the bow.

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

what a gorgeous card love the colors thanks for joining us at SFC......


Lisa Jane said...

oh this is cute ... love that gorgeous bow
Thanks for Make it Monday this week
Lisa x

Julie said...

Great card. The ribbon is a great touch

Tracy said...

Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Die Cut Dreams challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Mandy said...

Gorgeous card Maria, the snowmen are so cute and the glitter looks fab.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp for our Christmas in August challenge
hugs Mandy xx

Dragonlady said...

Hi Maria

Great card, love the kraft and fantastic ribbon.

Hugs Ali x

Marcea said...

What a beautiful christmas creation! I love your beautiful details and stamp. Thankyou so much for joining us on Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog this week