Z for Z-fold

The last letter of the alphabet, so the last card for the month of holiday cards at Beecy's Place. This  month was a huge challenge as I feel like the snowman on this card.


I thought this digi from Digistamps4Joy was the perfect image to finish the series, especially in combination with the sentiment from Beccy's Place.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - November challenge (Z for z-fold or zzz... or even zigzag)
- Catch the bug - COLOR challenge
- Jo's Scrap Shack - FFC 217 "Anything Goes" 
- Digistamps4Joy - Challenge #142 - Anything Goes

Y for yellow

We are nearing the end and this letter was clear from the start, yellow! So a bright yellow birdie who is not very happy and I can relate to that.


The die is from Creative Expressions and the digi is a Birdbrain by From the Heart Stamps.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - November challenge (Y for yellow)
- Come and Get It - Animals Challenge
- Polkadoodles - Wk 47 Anything Goes  
- Crafty Animals - Challenge #8 - Anything Goes

X for Xmas

Do I want to make a big cross on the card, or cross some ribbons....Well let's just use the image I have with Xmas that will work.  The image is from A Random Fan


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - November challenge (X for Xmas)
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Pennys Challenge 356 
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #70  

W for Winter

Since we live in the Northern half of the world we are going into Winter now, so what else for the W.  Yes it could also be white, but we hardly ever have a white Christmas here.


The stitching pattern is from Ann's PaperArt and the stamp is from Stampendous.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - November challenge (W for winter)
- Little Miss Muffet - Challenge #176 - Anything goes
- Creative Moments - Challenge 131
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #70 

V for Village

There are so many stamps that I do not use often that I decided to go for a set from Stamp Art for this card.The sentiment is from Whiff of Joy.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - November challenge (V for village)
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Pennys Challenge 356
- Simply Papercraft - Challenge 53
- Creative Moments - Challenge 131

U for under

Pfffew what can I go for with the U....unique, uniform, united, unwrap, under. Yes that's it under, not the tree but the mistletoe. The digi is from Inky Impressions and the stitching pattern is from Ann's PaperArt.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - November challenge (U for under the mistletoe)
- Color Crazy Craft - Wk 46 Anything Goes Craft Challeng
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #70

T for Three

Three little mice are the focal point of today's card. The mice are from Lili of the Valley. The die is from ultimate craft.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - November challenge (T for three)
- If you give a Crafter a Cookie - Cookie Challenge #82
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #70
- Jo's Scrap Shack - FFC #215 Anything Goes
- Simon Says Wednesday - Food and/or drink 

S for Snowmen

A very bright card today, a double z-fold. The bright yellow is very different than what I normally use, but it looks great with the white of the snowflakes.
The snowflake die is from memory box. Of course when you think of winter you must have a snowman, better yet loads  of snowmen. The 3 digis are all from Beccy's Place


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - November challenge (S for snowmen)
- Catch the bug - B-I-N-G-O Challenge (sentiment-yellow-ribbon)
- Dies R Us - Challenge #85 - Snow
- Polkadoodles - Wk 46 Anything Goes

R for Red

A sliding card where the text card can be taken out. The die for the text is from creative expressions. The poinsettia digi is from Beccy's Place


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - November challenge (R for red)
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Challenge 355 
- Jo's Scrap Shack - FFC #215 Anything Goes

Q for Question

It sure was difficult to think of something with Q. I kept going back to quarters or quilting but I wanted something different. Then I saw this sentiment and the question mark was the answer. The digi and the sentiment are from Beccy's Place


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - November challenge (Q for question)
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Challenge 355 
- Crafty Animals - Challenge #8 - Anything Goes
- Cute card Thursday -Challenge 504 - Birds/animals!
 

P for polar bear

Another stitched card with a pattern from Ann's PaperArt, but this time finished with  a cute polar bear made with a die from Marianne Design.


I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - November challenge (p for polar bear)
- Fadengrafik - 110. Challenge - Weihnachtskarten  
- Simon Says Wednesday - Furry Friends
- Simon Says Monday - It's a Stitch-up 

O for Owl

For some reason the cottage cutz die festive owls landed on my desk and this made it very clear that I had to use one of these cute owls for this card. The stitching pattern is from Ann's PaperArt


I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - November challenge
- Fadengrafik - 110. Challenge - Weihnachtskarten  
- Crafty Animals - Challenge #8 - Anything Goes

N for navy

For the N I decided to go for a color, Navy blue. Since I use a lot of blue this is a pretty obvious choice.


The die is from Yvonne Creations and the image is from Lili of the Valley.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - November challenge  (n for navy blue)
- Crafty Animals - Challenge #8 - Anything Goes
- Simon Says Wednesday - Furry Friends

M for monochromatic

Monochromatic cards are great but most of the time very difficult as you need the right image to pull it of. Well I had that image with the adorable Milton from Beccy's Place and decided to go for all sorts of browns.


The pattern is from  Ann's PaperArt and the die is from StudioLight.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - November challenge (m for monochromatic)
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #69
- Crafty Animals - Challenge #8 - Anything Goes
- Simon Says Wednesday - Furry Friends

Creatalicious #127

Hi All, it's time for a new challenge at Creatalicious challenges. As always we have anything goes, but this time we have the optional theme Thanks.


Since I love to stitch I used that for the base. The card is completed with the gorgeous digi Autumn Beauty from our sponsor The Paper Shelter

Our sponsor this challenge is:
Prize: $15 gift certificate
 
Pop over to the Creatalicious challenge blog and join in.

I would like to enter this card  into the following challenges:
- Crafting from the heart - Challenge 183 
- Create and Inspire - challenge 68
- Crafty Girls Creations - Challenge 41

L for light

A light in these dark days as I hate it that you are returning from work when it's already dark.


The candle is a die from cottage cutz, the pattern is from Ann's PaperArt.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - November challenge (l for light)
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #69
- Crafts Galore Encore -#46 Challenge for November!
 

K for kraft

The first thing I thought of for K was kraft paper. Why not find a nice sketch to make and use kraft paper, so that is what I have done.


The image is from Bugaboo stamps.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - November challenge (k for kraft paper)
- Catch the bug - Stella Says Sketch Challenge #518
- Crafty Animals - Challenge #8 - Anything Goes

J for Jolly

A time to get jolly, if that does not mark the holidays I do not know what does.


The pattern is from Ann's PaperArt and the little toread from an old 3D sheet. Yes I still have some laying around and very rarely one gets used.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - November challenge (J for jolly)
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #69
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Pennys challenge 354    

I for Ice skating

It should be so easy the I for ice but it took me a while to think of it. Luckily we get ideas and inspiration each day for the letters so that is a big help.


The pattern is from Ann's PaperArt and Snowman with the skates is a digi from Bugaboo stamps.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - November challenge (I for iceskating)
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #69
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Pennys challenge 354  

H for hexagon

The hexagons on the accordion fold  were the inspiration today. The digi is from Beccy's Place.


I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - November challenge (H for hexagon)
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #69
- Polkadoodles Crafting - Wk 45 Anything Goes Crafting

G for Gold

A stitched card this time. The pattern is from Ann's PaperArt and the die I used for the golden candles is from Memory box.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - November challenge (G for gold)
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #69
- Fadengrafik - 110. Challenge - Weihnachtskarten

F for flowers

Another die, this one from Amy Design, that plays a prominent part in this Christmas card. The gorgeous silver bell digi is from Beccy's Place.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - November challenge (F for flowers)
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #69
- Polkadoodles crafting -Wk 44 Anything Goes 
- Jo's Scrap Shack - FFC #213 Always Anything Goes

 

E for Egg

Now you probably think what does an egg has to do with Christmas...Well this Egg loves playing in the snow.


The Eggbert digi is from Bugaboo stamps.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - November challenge (E for egg)
- Catch the bug - November Anything Goes!
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Pennys challenge 353
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #69

Catching snowflakes

The month of holiday cards started with the A, but I joined in starting with the B, a late start, so today I decided to make it up and make a card for the A as I do want to try and get the whole alphabet.


The die is from Memory box and the cute digi is from Beccy's Place.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - November challenge (A for animal)
- Penny's Paper-Crafty - Pennys challenge 353
- Craftyhazelnut's Christmas - CHNC challenge 358

Crafty Friends Challenge 70

This fortnight challenge is Christmas

The idea for my card came from the Stempeleinmaleins blog.


The cute image is Sprucie and Lil Pine Under the Mistletoe from Lacy Sunshine. I used snowflake eyelets to brighten the sides.

This challenge is sponsored by:

http://lacysunshine.weebly.com
 
Pop over to the Crafty Friends challenge blog and join in.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
- Beccy's Place - November challenge (D for digi)
- Catch the bug - November Anything Goes!
- Winter Wonderland - 27 October - Fun Folds
- Sweet Stampin Christmas - October - Anything Christmas Goes


SSS #517

A Christmas card with a large circle, okay a cut off circle but still. The cute digi is from Beccy's Place.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
- Catch the bug - Stella Says Sketch Challenge #517
- Beccy's Place - November challenge (c for circle)
- Crafty Animals - Challenge #8 - Anything Goes
- Creative Craft Cottage - Challenge #98 Use a Sentiment

Photo Inspiration

Today I made a Christmas card that was inspired by the Woods. A simple card with a beautiful die from Nellie Snellen.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
- Catch the bug - October Photo Challenge
- Beccy's Place - November challenge (B for black)
- Color Crazy - WK 43 Anything Goes
- Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - CHALLENGE #68