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Merry Monday



231Hello Friends,  I have been eyeing the challenge over at Merry Monday, where my friend Colleen is hosting, and I nearly missed the deadline. I bought this adorable reindeer stamp at Michaels and when I saw that her challenge was to incorporate a reindeer on your Christmas card, I knew I would finally get a chance to use him. Plus it’s never to early to start on those Christmas cards…now is it?  I actually colored him first with colored pencils and then decided to run him through the SU snowflake embossing folder and it worked out perfectly. I managed to avoid embossing the cute reindeer as on the top of the EF the snowflakes are more sporadic.  Then I decided to frame him in with my new Scalloped stitched die from MFT and added a double snowbank as well.  The sentiment is from SU and the snowflake punch is Martha Stewart. I used glossy accents and glitter on my snowflakes as well.

I hope you enjoy your day, however you wish to spend it. Nanc’

11 thoughts on “Merry Monday

  1. So adorable! A wonderful start on your Christmas card designs.

  2. Cute, cute card Nancy! Your reindeer is so adorable and I love the whole red and white theme! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Merry Monday!! :0)

  3. Nancy…ach, this little guy caught my eye right away…oh so glad you stopped by and had this stamp already to be used because I love him!! And I love all your details around him to draw your eye in…the frames are fantastic along with the snow flake punches and the background ef. Amazing card my friend!! Thank you for joining us at Merry Monday!

  4. Oh my gosh, Nancy, this little reindeer is too adorable and you are rockin it with color pencils. You certainly have inspired me to use them. What a great design with all of the different elements. Thanks for joining us this week at Merry Monday.

  5. Too cute Nancy, I love it. Thank you for playing along with Merry Monday.

  6. What a cute start on your Christmas cards for next year. I am not in the mood, and may not be for about 10 months. Lol

  7. Adorable Nancy! Some time I want to talk to you about the process of changing to a .com and if it’s worth it!

    • Hi Pam! To be honest I can’t even remember how I did it! I know that sounds crazy but it’s true! I think I must have been prompted by WordPress because I don’t think I would have given it any thought myself. I pay a very minimal amount for my blog a year! Sorry I can’t be of more help! 😉 I swear I’m getting dimentia!

  8. This is a happy little guy! Such a fun Christmas card. You are starting early. I have an idea for one I would like to make, but really need to make three birthday cards for this month. So hard to find time to craft.

  9. Darling reindeer card – just love all the layers and details! Congrats on the win at Merry Monday!!

  10. So cute. Congrats on your win at Merry Monday.

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