Merry Christmas



I hope all of my US friends enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving! It's photo week at Just Us Girls. Vicki has a lovely photo filled to the brim with so much inspiration to choose from!

This will be our final post of the year. The team will be taking time off to enjoy the holidays. We'll be back in January 2023 with new challenges! Thanks so much to Karren Johnson for being our guest this past month!

My inspiration for this week's card were the deer, all of the greenery, ornaments and sparkle!


I pulled out PTI's Holiday Folk set. I jazzed things up with some silver glitter paper, rhinestones and teeny punched circles of glittery blue paper. 

Okay, your turn!


Joy to the World


Hey there!  I pulled up another of my ready to go Christmas cards to add to The Paper Players gallery today.  They're looking for CAS cards and I think this one fits right in!

I made a few cards similar to this one last year and loved them. I used strips of patterned paper adhered to a thin card base then die cut them with an ornament die. The beaded garland EF is no longer available, but isn't it beautiful! It's most definitely a favorite in my collection! I topped things off with sentiments from The Greetery and a a trio off confetti bits (PPP).


Wishing all of my US  friends a very blessed and happy Thanksgiving! Gobble till you wobble!


Merry Christmas




Carol has given us wonderful traditional colors to work with at Just Us Girls this week!

I inked up my cute Stampendous snowman. I bought him at Archivers years ago. Simple coloring and a little glitter brought him to life. I think the playful font on this PPP sentiment pairs well with him. Easy peasy! So easy that I made two more! 

I'll be sending this festive fella over to the Color Hues gallery where they're looking for scarlet and green! 


What direction will you take with our colors? Whatever it is, point it in the direction of our gallery!




I reached into that stack of Christmas cards I had ready for posting and found one to add to the Happy Little Stampers gallery. This one is for their anything goes with dies challenge.

PTI's Mix and Mat: Snowflakes were turned into a shaker filled with PPP sequins. I topped it off with some fun trees from The Stamp Market and a cute Lawn Fawn sentiment. It's hard to see in the photo, but the trees were cut from the prettiest white glittery paper!

Thanks for stopping by for a visit! 

Wish we could do it for reals!





Hey there, it's time for another Just Us Girls challenge! Lisa K. is hosting trend week and looking for cards with matching envelopes.


I've had this paper in my stash for a long time and it needed to be used. It's busy, but kinda fun! I added a simple PTI die cut and a sentiment from The Stamp Market.


I die cut more of the paper with the matching medium size postage die (PTI) then topped it off with a small version of the same leaves. I fussy cut a cluster of the flowers then added them to the flap.

A fun set to add to a gift or gift bag.

I love the way they turned out!

Okay your turn. I can't wait to see this week's gallery. 

Hope your cards and envelopes are in it!