Tuesday, December 9, 2014


I am finally posting my first Christmas card, although I made 9 before this one, it is just that I need to wait until our siblings get them before I post so they don't see it on here first :)

This one will be going to my father in law.

Our Daily Bread Challenge this week is Christmas stamps and I picked this one up at my LSS last year after Christmas.  You can find out all the details about the challenge Here on their blog .

Looking at it after the picture has been taken the wreath seems really light in color to me but in real life it doesn't, looks ok to me, I think next time I will go with darker greens.  The bow is a separate stamp in the set so I cut that out and popped it up with dimensional tape.  The sentiment is from a different company.

ODBD -- Poinsettia Wreath stamp set colored w/markers
Spellbinders -- classic circle and Picot edge circles dies
Martha Stewart -- Border punch
Taylored Expression -- Designer mini tags dies
Stamps of life -- postmarks 2 stamp
Making memories -- ornament brad on the sentiment tag

Although I used taylored expression sentiment and tag die, Our daily bread has come out with a set of small sentiments stamps and cute tag and  charm dies you can check them out HERE , they are on my wish list :)

I will post my next set of Christmas cards in a couple days after they have been received.

Thanks so much for taking the time to stop by, I know what a busy time of year this is for everyone and I appreciate taking the time to comment too.



Monika/Buzsy said...

Such a pretty wreath. Love the red poinsettias and that bow.

Stephanie said...

Your Christmas card is a real beauty, my friend. I love everything about it.

Hugs to you!

Diane said...

What fun paper, die cuts and lovely image Connie.

Hugs diane

Leslie Miller said...

I've loved everything I've seen with this wreath and this card is certainly right up there. So pretty and warmly inviting. Your FIL will appreciate your beautiful handicraft

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Connie, I love your wreath in the soft colors that really make your poinsettias and bow pop even more! And what a beautiful die border for your image too, along with the beautiful background and border! So glad to have you join us once again for the ODBD Shining the Light challenge, sweet friend! You are so talented, and you bring joy with your cards! Warm hugs!

Stamping With Bibiana said...

very pretty

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

What a gorgeous Christmas card, Connie!! I so love the soft colors of the wreath with the bolder red on the poinsettia's that make it pop!! Beautiful border and design!! Thanks so much for joining us at ODBD and sharing your talent!! I enjoy seeing your creations!

Linda Carson said...

Your FIL will love this beauty! I really like the color of the wreath. It matches your paper perfectly! Love the way you framed it too! So glad you joined us at ODBD!

Me, My Stamps and I said...

definitely a sweet Christmas card!!!!love poinsettias!!!!

SarahGeorge said...

Simply sweet card Connie. Lovely colors :)