Holly Berry Happiness Wreath Christmas Card

by Joanne James19. August 2017 21:35

Today I'm popping by with a quick post and a card for this week's challenge over at CASology where they have a fun cue word:

Many of the designers over at CASology this week were inspired to use cacti or hedgehogs on their cards. Me? I have Christmas on the brain this week and I immediately thought 'holly' - take a look:


Here's the low-down on today's card:

I use the holly berry sprig from the 'Holly Berry Happiness' stamp set, on carryover from last year and now available all year round in the annual catalogue, to create a holly wreath that I coloured in with my Pear Pizzazz and Old Olive Stampin' Write markers. I used the same layout that I used for my recent quilted Christmas card, stamping my wreath off the page and adding a strip of Coffee Break DSP and a sentiment banner accented with a piece of punched holly, courtesy of the Holly Berry Builder Punch, to finish. I stamped this lovely verse onto the inside too:


It was fun to get this set out again and always worth remembering that the annual catalogue has some great Christmas sets - you don't have to wait until the release of the new Autumn-Winter seasonal catalogue if you want to start festive crafting in earnest.

Here is the visual summary of the key products used on today's project for you to pin for easy reference:


You can see all of my 'How To' summaries on my 'How To - Tips and Techniques' Pinterest board in case you've missed any. 

I'll be back tomorrow with another project. Until then, happy stampin'!


Stampin' Up! Supplies Used:

Table built using Product Table Builder by The Crafty Owl - Independent Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.

Comments (3) -

Judy1223United States
8/21/2017 3:53:25 AM #

What a fabulous and accurate interpretation of the cue this week at CASology!  (I can't tell you how many times I have been stuck by holly when pruning my mom's holly bush!  Ouch, they hurt!) your holly wreath is beautiful, love this card! Thanks for joining us at CASology!


Janet Ribet
Janet RibetMadagascar
8/21/2017 12:09:14 PM #

Love your prickly holly wreath paired with the fresh green stripes. So happy you could join in the CASology challenge this week.


Jen W.
Jen W.bm
8/21/2017 3:22:38 PM #

Gorgeous wreath and I love how you added the holly to the end of the banner!  Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!


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