Storybook Gnomes Toadstool Christmas

by Joanne James23. February 2024 08:00

Today I'm sharing a card for the challenge over at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown that uses the current layout over at Tuesday Morning Sketches:

   

As with my previous Christmas card make, today's card features another of the patterns in the retired Storybook Gnomes designer series paper pack - where else can you find Christmas mushrooms?! Here's my card:

 

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

I chose a busy pattern featuring lots of gnomes and mushrooms/toadstools, split it into 3 as per the sketch layout, then added a circle embossed with the retired Wintry 3D snowflake embossing folder, where I highlighted the details with some white craft ink, before adding another toadstool and gnome that I diecut from another sheet of designer paper. I also added some puffy snow to my toadstool for an added wintry detail:

 

My sentiment comes from the coordinating 'Kindest Gnomes' stamp set, which I also used to add some detail to the inside of my card:

 

I couple of sparkly enamel dots complete the detail on the front of my card. The hubby ventured into my craft room the other evening as I was finishing this card, and was properly bemused to see me making a Christmas card in February. As I pointed out, it pays to be prepared! How is your Christmas card stash coming along?

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

 

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Donna Wakefield
Donna WakefieldUnited States
2/25/2024 3:56:29 PM #

This is really cute. Who knew mushrooms for Christmas? It all works great together well. Kudos to you for getting a Christmas card done already.Thank you for joining Tuesday Morning Sketches.

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Melissa Craig
Melissa CraigUnited States
2/25/2024 8:30:41 PM #

Some people don't like gnomes. I can't imagine why - not when they are this cute!!  Thank you for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

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Patti Rowe
Patti RoweUnited States
2/25/2024 9:48:26 PM #

This is SUPER cute!!  I didn’t realize it but there are real red mushrooms with little white dots! Thank you so much for creating with us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches!!

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Debbie Foster
Debbie FosterUnited States
2/26/2024 9:53:50 AM #

What a fun card!!
Thanks for playing along this week at <a href="tuesdaymorningsketches.blogspot.com">Tuesday Morning Sketches</a>
Debbie - TMS DT
<a href="debbiesdashofthisandthat.blogspot.com/">Debbie& Dash of This and That</a>

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