Sunday, July 25, 2010

It's Christmas in July...

Today over at the Magnolia-licious yahoo group we are celebrating Christmas in July!
Every 25th of the month Magnolia hosts a Christmas All Year Round blog hop and you're invited!

Starting with Cheryl's Blog you can hop through the Christmas-y creations one by one and feel the chill of the holidays...Can you believe we are half way to Christmas?  Where does the time go?

If you started here please go back to the beginning so you don't miss a thing.  If you can from Glenda's Blog then you're on the right track!

Today my card features Tilda Santa's Little Helper from the 2009 So Jolly/Under The Mistletoe Collection.  I used my Tim Holtz distress inks to color her in except her face, I used E00 and E02 from Copic.  The candy cane is a digital image that was perfect for this card.  It was also colored with distress ink.
The paper I used is from my computer, there's no company, I just searched for Christmas paper and it popped up.  I absolutely love it.  I saved it to my computer and printed it on watercolor paper, I love the texture.
The flowers are from and Wild Orchid
The edge punch for the card was from Making Memories, I believe...
The crystal garland was from my local craft store and I colored it with some distress re-inker (raisin) to give it some color.
The PEACE charm on the top, right corner of the card is from my stash of charms.

Here is a close-up of little Tilda:

 Now lets hop on over to Kathy Curry's Blog and see what wonderful creation she has for us today!

Have a Simply Magnolia Day!


Lisette Morris said...

Very Pretty!! She's colored beautifully and I love the candy cane!

Lauren said...

Very pretty!


hikers said...

You did a super job on your images with Distress Inks! Love the look. Myrna

Marcia said...

Love your card- that Candy cane is perfect!

Danielle Champagne said...

Good Morning Jessica, such a cute little card. Love the vintage effect of your card. Tilda looks adorable sitting there.

isu.alum said...

Oh this is so pretty! Love your coloring and that image is now on my wish list!


Peggie said...

Really cute card. Love your coloring.

Autumn said...

Love this layout and the colors you've chosen, Great job!

Julie said...

Just beautiful Jessica. Your coloring is fabulous, and I love the layout and embellishments.

Thank you for joining the Magnolia-licious Christmas All Year Long Blog Hop!


Glenda said...

How cute, love your colouring. Thanks for sharing.

Leonie said...

O how cute does Tilda look sitting on that big candy cane! Yum! Loving your flower cluster too!
Hugs Leonie

Stampin'Piper said...

Beautiful card! I'm so in love with this cute Tilda ;)

Have a great day, Hugs Tanja

Monique said...

How cute !

Hugs Monique

Irene Daryanto said...

Jessica, that's is the cutest Christmas card, love how you color her, and love love love the DP.
Hugs, Irene


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