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'She stood in the storm, and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted the sails' - Elizabeth Edwards

Saturday, 4 July 2015

Christmas in July & Dt call with Crafty Calendar!

Morning friends, hope you're all well!
I woke very early this morning to thunder, lightning & some light, cool
rain.....oh, it was bliss.....a welcome relief from the heat we've been having!
So today I'm here to share my Dt make for the latest challenge over at 
 where the theme this time is........ CHRISTMAS IN's never too
 early to get your Christmas craft on lol! I wanted to keep my card fairly flat 
for posting so I just did some simple matting & layering, added a  printed 
sentiment, a sprinkle of glitter & a wooden snowflake to finish. As usual we
 like to see any & all crafts (so long as it fits the theme) over at Crafty 
Calendar, you can enter up to 3 times & you have until July 29th to play....
.and the prize this month is a Christmas Goody Bag!
Don't forget to pop on over to the main blog where you can find some
gorgeous Dt inspiration......and we also have a Dt call....if you fancy joining
our fun, friendly team you can find all info there!
Thanks for calling today.....whatever you're up to.....have fun!
image - LOTV
papers - Dovecraft
fishtail banner - Dienamics die
everything else - stash
anything goes at Craft Your Passion
anything goes at Crafty Catz
for a child at QKR Stampede
get ahead for Christmas at Simply Create Too
anything goes at Simply Papercraft
all that glitters at Winter Wonderland


  1. Never too early at all Jo, if I didn't make Christmas Cards all year round I wouldn't have enough for both myself, my stall and orders for family and friends. So I will definitely be joining in at some point this month.
    Your gorgeous card has a lovely design and the fact that it's flat for posting is a bonus - something we need to think about with postage costs being so high. I love the non traditional colours you have used too.

  2. This is fabulous Jo, love the colourway and the layout is brilliant!! xx

  3. Fabulous Christmas card Jo love that cute image also the lovely papers, design and colours it looks ACE.
    lorraine x

  4. Cute image, lovely design and beautiful colour combo! A fabulous card.

  5. gorgeous make Jo - the storm was amazing here - big hugs Rachel xx

  6. Fabulous card Jo love the image, hope you are well
    hugs Shaz xx

  7. Brilliant Jo, I love that image, well I can't think of a LOTV one that I don't like. Hazel x

  8. Gorgeous card Jo, I love the sweet image and beautiful papers.
    hugs Sue xx

  9. Fab card Jo and love the colours you have used I love anything LOTV!!! huggles Sue xx

  10. Adorable Christmas card! Great image & beautiful coloring! Gets me in the mood for Christmas!! Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede for the weekly challenge!

  11. Very Cute Card!!!!!Thanks for joining our Challenge!!! Good Luck! :-)
    Cristina DT for Craft your Passion

  12. Gorgeous, Jo! Loving the snowflake dp and am thinking seriously about the DT call. :-D

  13. It's darling! I love the browns and the sanding. Very warm and kind of vintage. Thanks for sharing in our QKR Stampede For a Child challenge!

  14. Never too early! I agree. Too bad I never start, hehe. I love the look of this warm Christmas card, awesome work with the coloring and layout. Thanks for sharing it at Simply Papercraft this fortnight, hope to see you back soon!
    Jennifer, DT

  15. A fabulous Christmas card Jo, lovely non traditional colours.

  16. Hi Jo what a super Christmas card, I love your none traditional colour combo and such a cute image.
    Have a good Monday, hugs Erika. x

  17. Love this image Jo and the a papers and design are gorgeous.
    Have a lovely week.
    Hugs Sharon. X

  18. Beautiful card, thanks for sharing with us at CSAYL.
    Sue x

  19. very nice, your colouring looks like this image is fully wooly and warming you up, well done, thanks for joining Craft Your Passion challenge this week, good luck and hope to see you again! :)

    Kasia, Craft Your Passion DT

  20. Great card! Thanks for sharing it with us this week at Crafty Catz. Naomi x

  21. Very pretty! I love the color scheme! Thanks for joining us at Simply Create Too!

  22. I love your card!! Beautiful design and layout!!
    Thank you for participating with us at Winter Wonderland this week!
    Good Luck!!

    Hug Lena

  23. Love this cute card. The embellishments & paper all make it great. Thanks for joining us this week at QKR Stampede. Karal DT


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