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Nov 30, 2020

It's Beginning to Look Alot Like Christmas - 2 Challenge Cards

 Welcome!  Well the Thanksgiving Holiday is behind us here in the US and now we are gearing up for Christmas.

So for today I am joining 2 different challenges with 2 different cards.

Here is the card that I created for that challenge.  I choose,
Patterned Paper, Die Cut and Embossing for my tic-tac-toe choices.  Followed by my card for TGIFC Challenge #292

Details: Card stock: Real Red, Mossy Meadow, Whisper White (SU) and a piece of textured Green card stock purchased at JoAnn's.
Patterned Holly/Berry Paper purchased at Hobby Lobby.
Holly Embossing Folder - Sizzix
Pines and Holly Die Set - Newton's Nook
Nestabilitie Circle Dies
Sentiment - Hero Arts
Blender Pen & Real Red, Shaded Spruce ink pads
Washi Tape
White Gel Pen - Marvy
 TGIFC#292 - Magical Christmas

For this card I kept the same tic-tac-toe format as the previous card because it was just fun to do.
Details: Card stock: Pacific Point, Real Red,  Mossy Meadow, Very Vanilla and Whisper White  (SU)
Snowflake Embossing Folder - Which I used the "debossed" side
Designer Paper, Retired SU
Snowflake Stamp and Sentiment: Inkadinkado (Christmas Characters).
Circle Dies, Tag Die
Memento Tuxedo Black ink & Pacific Point
Colored Pencils, Glitter, Baker's Twine.
Now back to stamping more Christmas cards.  Hope you enjoyed these.


  1. both are wonderful, I like the first just a tad better

  2. Oh the see are fantastic. You did well with both challenges. Love that cute little snowman

  3. sweet cards...love the rich green on the first one and that little snowman on the second one is super cute.
    xx Karen

  4. This is a good tic tac toe board and I would probably choose the same. Good texture, fun supplies from your stamp room. Super cute snowman on #2. I love both!

  5. Wow, Ida! I LOVE both cards! The first card is a classic Christmas beauty. The embossed paper is stunning. The second card is so cute! What an adorable snow man! Pacific Point looks awesome with Real Red. Thank you for sharing with The Paper Players this week!

  6. Both cards are beautiful and so festive!!! Thank you for joining TGIF Challenges this week.

  7. These are both wonderful! I love the holly theme on the first one, but that little snowman is just the cutest! Thanks for sharing your card with us at the Paper Players this week!

  8. Such a festive card with the combination of holly branch designs! So glad you joined us at The Paper Players this week

  9. Beautiful cards Ida! The first is so classic for Christmas with the holly and berries. Thanks for sharing at The Paper Players this week!

  10. Wonderful cards! Love them both, and the fact that the pp matches the ef you chose on the first card

  11. Gorgeous mix of patterns and textures. Thanks so much for joining us over at The Paper Players!

  12. That snowman is just too cute for words!