Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Good Grief It's Almost Christmas

This is one of my favourite Christmas cards that I made this year. My kids and I love to watch A Charlie Brown Christmas each year. It’s great to share this experience with my kids as I grew up watching it too. When I saw the digital image “Max’s Charlie Brown Tree” from Sassy Cheryl’s Stamp it was a must have.

For this card I used Simple Stories December Documented. This has been one of my favourites lines this season. The colours and patterns have been so fun to work with and I thought they went really well with the distressed look of my image.

The layout for the card was inspired by older Sweet Sunday Sketch (#159)

I coloured the image with Copic markers. I added Glossy Accents to the Christmas ball and my “go to” for creating snow, is running my Zig two-way glue pen over the area and sprinkling it with Glitter Ritz Micro Fine glitter.

For the inside of the card I used a Simple Stories Snap Christmas 3x4 card. There are so many great images and sayings on these cards. I love the 3x4 cards, but struggle to incorporate them into my scrapbook pages. Instead I use for embellishments in my greeting cards. 

I love the sentiment on this 3x4 card and it worked so well with the cute tree on the front. Of course I did have to explain to my daughters what tinsel is. Does anyone still use tinsel? Ah the memories of tossing it haphazardly at the tree and later mom going back and fixing it when we weren't looking.

Sassy Cheryl: #196 Favourite Sassy Cheryl Card. Since I am still new to blogging I didn't have a lot of older cards to go back to. So I decided on my favourite card that I created this year. 

All Sorts Challenge - Week 237 Snowflakes

Curtain Call: Sweet Snowflakes

Simon Says Monday: Stamp Out 2013

Papertake Weekly Challenge: Last Christmas

Cute Card Thursday: 299 Christmas Catchup (for me my catchup inspiration with this card is finishing up the rest of my house hold decorating).

Ribbon Carousel: RC88 Anything goes

Your Next Stamp: Snowflake inspiration photo

Thanks for checking out one of my favourite cards for the Christmas season. I have enjoyed my Christmas creations and am a bit sad to be tucking them away for another year (soon). I have lots of images still to use. I have a few favourites stamped out and hope to colour them in my free time (yeah right!) and use them next Christmas.

Happy creating everyone.



  1. So pretty, thanks for playing at Allsorts this week.xxx

  2. What a super sweet Christmas card Tracy, thanks so much for sharing with us at Allsorts this week.

    B x

  3. so cute! Thank you so much for joining our challenge at Allsorts and good luck!

  4. Such a fabulous card! You coloring is great. Love the cute image, too. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. :)

  5. Great image! Love you colouring!
    Thanks for playing along with us at YNS.

  6. So cute - an image that will make the recipient smile. Thanks for joining us at YNS!

  7. Such an adorable card. The image is so precious...Thanks so much for joining us at Sassy Cheryl's Challenges! joann

  8. This image is delightful, and you've done such a great job coloring it. Love the overall warm feel of of this card. Nicely done.

    Thanks so much for playing in the current Sassy Cheryl's challenge!

  9. I agree. Delightful and adorable.
    Thanks for playing along in the Pick your favorite card challenge this past week with my Sassy Gals. And HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!

  10. Adorable image and card!
    Thank you for playing along with YNS' Fun Friday Challenge this month.
    Happy New Year!
    Ruza, YNS Designer
    Ruza's Craft Corner

  11. Tracy, this is so super cute!! Love the bright happy colors and graphic design!! :) :) Thank you for joining us @ YNS for our monthly challenge!!
    Nicole’s Craft Nook


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