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Friday 31 July 2015

The Holly And The Ivy

Hi all,
A new challenge starts today, at Winter Wonderland 
This challenge is open for 4 weeks, so plenty of time
to get your entries in.
The theme is,
Christmas Carols/Songs
(using the title of a Carol/Song for the theme).
I chose to do the Carol, The Holly and The Ivy.
A simple CAS card, just using 3 dies and one embossing folder.
The embossing folder was a freebie last year, as was the sentiment die.
The Ivy Die is a Joanna Sheen Signature Die
and the Holly Die is from Sue Wilson.
The berries are tiny pearls and just a scrap of ribbon for the bow.
The sentiment I cut twice.
One in dark green card and one in gold Mirror Card.
I glued them together, slightly offsetting the green.

Our Sponsors for this challenge are as follows:

The prize from Little Claire

The prize from Marianne Designs

The prize for Bunny Zoe Crafts:

A £10 Gift Voucher from Crafters Companion

Wow, some amazing prizes.
If they don't make you get out your Christmas Stash,
I don't know what will!!!

Don't forget, you have to be in it to win it!!

Pop over to the Winter Wonderland blog for more inspiration.
There are a selection of some stunning creations.

Thanks for stopping by and leaving you precious messages. 
Good luck!!

Carol xx



aussie aNNie said...

Lovely Christmas card CArol, the ivy looks beautiful.xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Lovely traditional feel but modern too with that lovely embossing

Stamping Bubbles said...

A very elegant card Carol. I love the sentiment die.

Sue - said...

Very elegant Christmas card Carol!

Carole said...

Oh so classy! Love that embossing down the side! xx

Jacee said...

Lovely festive design, very classy.
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Chrissy said...

Fabulous Christmas card the embossing and dies especially the holly with it's little berries..gorgeous.


julie_woolston said...

Gorgeous card Carol lovely design.
Hugs Julie xxx

Marie-Louise said...

Beautiful card Carol.

Elise said...

OoH Carol! This is so STUNNING!!!!!!! I love how the colors on this pop right out and those berries really add to everything!!! Then the gold bow just adds the perfect touch of elegance! Love it!

Wishing you a lovely weekend!

Big Hugs,

Lynsey said...

Hi Carol, this is a beautiful card! Love the dies you have used!
Hugs Lynsey x

Pop's Cards said...

Good morning sweetie this is just gorgeous, :0)

mags said...

Love this card Carol. So elegant.

Chris said...

Gorgeous card Carol and such an elegant design too! Hope you're well and hope to catch up with you sometime Chris x