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December 28, 2011

Thank You SNOW Much! (12-28)

Happy Wednesday!

So much to be thankful for during this holiday season,  I wanted to be sure to let others know how grateful I am for their thoughtfulness and hospitality!

This card gives thanks & a small detachable 'gift' that can be tucked away for next year's tree decorating, if so desired!

Stamps:  Joy's Life  (Wintery Puns) clear stamps
Paper:  K&Co dp, watercolor heavy cardstock
Ink: SU! ink pad
Other: Offray ribbon, gold cord, paper doily,
The Graphics Fairy image, CM cutting system (circle),
Stampin Up dazzling diamonds, The Craft Lounge chunky crystal
Cricut: Accent Essentials snowflake page 44, shift <Accnt13s>

Thank you so much for stopping by today!  Wishing you a very safe & Happy New Year!

Joy's Life.com
I created this project while
designing for Joy's Life!

I shared today's creation with -

Crafty CreationsFriendship's GardenI Brake For ChallengesMy Mum's Craft shopPaper Shelter Challenge Penny's Paper-CraftyScrapbook SistersSimon Says StampDigital TuesdayIncy Wincy DesignsMake it MondayPaper PrettiesStamps & Fun = CreativityThe Cutie Pie ChallengeThere She GoesCreative Inspirations PaintGingerloft2 SistersMarks Finest PapersInspire Me FridaysCrafty Creations, Fantabulous CricutCooking w/Cricut .


Catherine said...

This is such a sweet card Maria ! Love the idea of having a decoration as well as a beautiful card ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

Pop's Cards said...

Hi sweetie this is gorgeous I love that image so sweet, hugs pops x

Lori said...

She's beautiful!!!! Love the sparkle, so nice you can re-use.

melissac said...

Gorgeous card!! I love the idea of the decoration!! Blessings!

More Than Favors said...

I just love everything about this card! Just beautiful! Can't wait to see what you have in store for us in 2012!

Happy Crafting,

Becky Garrison said...

Maria, how lovely! I love the vintage image! Thanks so much for joining us this time at Friendship's Garden! We hope to see you back again very soon! Happy New Year! Becky

Bettina L. said...

Wow the design of this card is beautiful. Love the CAS look. That doily behind the image and that bow makes it look spectacular. Love that you can use it as decoration too. Thanks for playing at Cutie Pie and good luck. Hope to see you back next year for some new challenges. Bettina xx

The Card Maker said...

Your card is wonderful! Thanks so much for playing with us at Friendship's Garden!

Charlotte said...

This is just beautiful!!! Thanks for sharingit with CWC.

Kreativmonster said...

What a nice way to say "Thanks"! Thank you for sharing this with us at stamps&fun=CREATIVITY.

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

Wow your card is fabulous!
Love your gorgeous colors and such pretty papers and detail!
So happy that you have joined us at SFC………..
I wish you a happy new year....


Nannieflash said...

Gorgeous card I love your image, and fabulous papers. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxx

Ciska said...

What a cute and sweet image, lovely card! Thanks for joining us at Friendship's Garden!

Rene said...

This is adorable! Perfect thank you card for the season! Thank you so much for joining us at MIM this week! Happy New Year!
Rene :D

Woo said...

Such a lovely card! Thank you for sharing and playing at Cutie Pie! Woo x

Nancy said...

I love the card and the little extra treat!! Wonderful! Thanks for joining us this week at our Paper Pretties Monday Challenge!

coldwaters2 said...

Oh my word Maria this is so beautiful that image is gorgeous and vintage which is the style I so love, the colours, bow and design are perfect. I hope that you and your family had a wonderful Christmas and I would like to thank you so very much for the super surprise that I received by way of the postman, your card will be treasured for many years to come.
Love & hugs
Lorraine x

Carolyn L. said...

Such a cute card. I love how the sentiment stands out as its own element. Thanks for joining us at FG.

CREATIVE M said...

Beautiful card!

Anonymous said...

Very sweet card!! So lovely! Thanks for playing with us in our Crafty Creations Challenge!

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous Maria,beautiful image and love the sparkle.

Thanks for sharing at Make it Monday, and wishing you a very Happy New Year.


Janeen said...

prettiest vintage card i've seen.
Thank you for entering Speedy's the Cat's challenge this week. Good Luck to you. Happy New Year

Annette said...

So pretty. I love the snowflake and the idea of the detachable decoration. Thanks for joining us at 2 Sisters Challenge this week. Merry Christmas & Happy New Year. Annette xx

erinB said...

I love the idea of a detachable ornament on the card! Thanks for the great idea and good to see you at Friendship's Garden this week!

Gaynor said...

What a lovely card, love that image, many thanks for sharing with us at My Mum's craft shop Anything goes challenge, hope to see you again, Gaynor DT :)Happy New Year

Heather P said...

What a great idea- I love the 'detachable gift'! Thanks for sharing your favorite 2011 project with Cooking with Cricut!
Happy New Year!
Heather :)

Kianel said...

Gorgeous card!
Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations paints challenge!
Love from France, Kianel.

dragonllew said...

Great card thanks for joining at Incy Wincy this week.
Jenny x

Renee said...

How pretty! Love the sparkly border. Thanx for joining us this week at Incy Wincy. Hope to see you back again next week. Good luck!
Renee DT

Dena said...


such pretty bird images! Great cards!

Thanks for joining our challenge over at FGCB!

Dena Jones
FGCB DT Member


Sarah said...

Great idea! Love the image you used--sooo cute. Thanks for creating with us at FCCB this week :)

Sharon said...

Love your card and great idea with the detachable tag!! Thanks for joining the Friendship's Garden Challenge Blog!

Jamie said...

Love your image and all the glitter! Great card! Thanks for joining us at Friendship's Garden, hope to see you again next time!

:):):) Jamie

Faith Abigail Designs said...

Beautiful! What a wonderful gift for someone.

Lindsey said...

This is such a pretty card! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenges!

Shari said...

Lovely card, anyone would love to receive this beauty. Thanks for playing with us at The Paper Shelter.

debby4000 said...

Love your adorable card Maria.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.

Jen said...

Beautiful card, Maria! I love the vintage image and all the glitter, too. Thanks for linking up your favorite 2011 project at Cooking With Cricut this week.

~ Jen, CWC Design Team