Monday, July 11, 2016

Christmas in July

Happy Monday everyone! 

Bugaboo Stamps is celebrating their sixth annual 'Christmas in July' event so I thought I would get a head start on my Christmas cards this year and join in!

My first card features the adorable Snowman Winter image and it't colored with Copics. The sentiment and designer papers are from from Doodlebug Design, the Polar Pals collection. I used MFT dies for Pierced Ovals and Corner.
I would like to enter this card into the Following Challenges:
Catch The Bug- Christmas is July Day 1- Use Snowmen or Snowflakes
ABC Christmas- N is for No Rules 
Christmas Card Challenges- Snowman
CHNC challenge extra for July- Anything Goes + Christmas
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For my second card I used the sweet Snowman Patches image, also colored with Copics. I created the background with the fabulous Christmas Story stamp from Penny Black- it's stamped with VersaMark ink onto kraft cardstock and then dusted with chalk. Walnut Stain ink was used for the distressing and I used a Every Elle die for the Scalloped Border.
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Catch The Bug- Christmas in July Day 2- Sketch

A Gem of a Challenge- Let's Get Krafty (use Kraft CS)
Come and Get ItMake your own background
Dragonfly Journeys- July Jingle Bells

Well, that's all for today... Thanks so much for stopping by and for all of the wonderful comments you leave :) 
Tammy x

25 comments:

Lynn McAuley said...

I love the unique color combos you have used with these fun snowmen, Tammy! What wonderful designs!

Barb said...

Beautiful creations, love your choice of colors and design. Thanks for sharing at Come And Get It, Hope to see you again. Barb

Pia S said...

So glad to see you're joining our Christmas in July event over at Catch the Bug. I really like these non traditional colored cards. I've always used traditional colors myself, but to avoid making too similar cards for people I thought I'd try and use other colors as well for this years cards. Love the background stamp used on the sketch card and lime green makes it look so fresh and it goes really well with kraft.

Kuni said...

Beautiful christmas cards Tammy.
Hugs
Kuni

Dawn Frost said...

Both cards are awesome! Fantastic background papers on both to showcase your snowmen, love it! Thanks for joining us for Catch the Bug's Christmas in July Challenges! Dawn Bugaboo DT good luck!

Lori said...

Adorable snowmen cards, Tammy! Great color combos and so awesome to have a couple of Christmas cards ready to go!

Bunny said...

Pretty card. I really like the green and brown. Thank you for joining us at Come And Get It challenge. Bunny DT

samantha's cards said...

I really like your color choices, works well with the snowman theme. thanks for joining us at Christmas card challenges, Samantha

Shirley-Anne Barber said...

Delightful duo . Fun images , bright colours and great use of dies . Thanks for sharing with us here at Christmas Card Challenges

Jen Leeflang said...

Gorgeous cards - I love the non-traditional colours! Thanks for joining our Christmas in July event this week. We hope to see you join in on the remaining days as well.
Good Luck!
Jen Leeflang
Bugaboo DT

mulberry station said...

I really love the color schemes you have used with you cards, Gorgeous! Thanks for joining us for our Christmas in July celebration at Catch The Bug.

Virgo5 said...

These are both awesome, I love the colours an papers you've used! Thanks so much for joining in our Christmas in July Celebration at Catch The Bug!

Sue said...

Hi Tammy, this is a lovely card. I really like how you have coloured that cute image and your card design is beautiful. Thank you for joining in the fun with us this time at A Gem of a Challenge.
Sue...xxx

Hazel said...

Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 289 – you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for July - I'd love to see it there too x

Davi said...


oh my gosh Tammy, these are wonderful!!

I love love the fabulous combo of papers and colours for this Christmas card!! Awesome!!

Oh my gosh This is Very Beautiful, I really like the combo of kraft and lime. A sweet little snowman!!




Andrea W said...

Both cards are terrific! I love the papers on the first card and the lime green looks wonderful with the kraft on the second. :)

Tammy Miller said...

Thanks so much for participating in our CIJ event for Sundays Sketch Challenge! I love your project! Thanks for using a Bugaboo image, that’s one of my Favs!!

Monika Reeck said...

Oh green and teal color I love this combo
and you also have adorable DP fit with the colors on the main panel
super sentiment I love that white on purple so perfect
and love your added sponged on the second card
sweet green and brown combo and sweet image Tammy
see you on my Christmas in July cards
hugs
Monika

Jeannie said...

Hi Tammy! My goodness I just adore both of them but the bright and beautiful colors on the first one are just so pretty! Thanks so much for joining my challenge this week :)

Jeannie T.
Dragonfly Journeys

Debbie said...

Fantastic cards!!
Thanks for playing along this week at Christmas Card Challenges!!
Debbie (CCC DT)
Debbie's Dash of This and That

Helen said...

Fab cards - love the colours on the first one!
Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
Helen x

Min said...

This is fabulous! Just love this paper and the colors!
Thanks so much for joining us this week to celebrate Christmas in July at The Bug Blog with Bugaboo Stamps! We hope you'll join us again soon for our newest BINGO Challenge! Good Luck!
Hugs & Happy Days!
Min - Bugaboo Stamps/The Bug Blog Asst. DT Coordinator

Donna said...

Both charming cards, I especially like the purple color scheme!

Carissa said...

Great cards. Love the original Colour combos.Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge.
Carissa :)

Helen said...

Two wonderful creations - thanks for joining us at Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra.

Helen x
(DT)