Merry Christmas in July


The Merry Monday Christmas Card Challenge is keeping me in the Christmas card making spirit this month!  When I saw the theme this week I knew I'd be playing along...


Sequins?  Yes, please :)  
I hardly ever make a card without using sequins lately!

(Thank you Pretty Pink Posh!)

My card also fits the Festive Friday challenge, how's that for luck!



If you stopped by here yesterday I mentioned my recent obsession with neutrals.  I'm loving all things white, cream, tan, kraft and gold (throw in some burlap too and I'm a happy girl!)  The combo is so crisp and clean for home decor, clothing and paper crafting.  I simply love it for holiday cards too!

What's your favorite Christmas combo?  Are you more traditional or fun and bright.  I'd love to hear about it, maybe I'll branch out from my comfort zone this year!

*I'm also linking up to the Curtain Call Anything Goes Challenge.

Stamps:  Pretty Poinsettia (Clearly Besotted Stamps) Cheerful Christmas Greetings (MFT)
Ink:  Versamark 
Paper:  Woodgrain Card Stock (Simon Says Stamp)
Accessories:  4mm Sparkling Clear Sequins, Metallic Gold Sequins (Pretty Pink Posh)

15 comments:

Lynn said...

My favorite Christmas color combo is chocolate chip and cherry red...love it together.

Your vellum poinsettias are gorgeous Maureen.

Kristie Goulet said...

EEEK!!!! I LOVE this, Mo! Those poinsettias are amazing! Can you believe I do not own one poinsettia stamp/die? I need to remedy that. haha

KayM said...

Omgoodness!! I had to comment on this one too, because that is just stunning! The embossing on the vellum is gorgeous!!

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

Gorgeous and oh so elegant!!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Merry Monday.

Deanne :)

Monica Maier said...

Love the white and gold color combo! the poinsettias are beautiful!

Ardyth Percy-Robb said...

I always think that gold on white is so elegant and this is no exception! So glad you joined us at Festive Friday Maureen!(even if it was by happy accident! lol!)

OttawaMom said...

Gorgeous Christmas card! Love those beautiful poinsettias in the gold and all those fabulous sequins!

Greetings from Gail said...

Love the gold poinsettias. They are my favorite flower, so I make lots of cards with them at Christmas. So elegant with the velum and gold and white sequins.

Bonnie said...

What rich poinsettias, Maureen! A very elegant card! Thanks for sharing it with us at Merry Monday!

Amy Sheffer said...

Gorgeous, Maureen! Such elegance!

Ingrid said...

Gorgeous card Maureen! :)

~amy~ said...

Such a pretty Christmas card! Love the embossing!
Thanks for joining us at Curtain Call!

Linda said...

Those poinsettias are absolutely beautiful.

Bonnie said...

Congratulations, Maureen, this card was the winner at Merry Monday! If you'd like to join us as a Guest Designer, please let me know. bonklass (at) gmail (dot) com

Geri said...

Absolutely beautiful, Maureen! Love that the poinsettias are so bold, yet so delicate! So glad you could join us with this at Festive Friday!

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