Saturday, July 29, 2017

Christmas in July Blog Hop


Hello, my stamping friend.
Thank you for stopping by. Today I am participating in blog hop  - Christmas in July. What is your thought about Christmas in July concept? To be honest I am not sure... Part of me is asking - Christmas in the middle of summer? ( in very skeptical voice). Another part saying - "you know when school starts, everything going too fast and you will not have much time for Christmas projects". With those 2 sides of me talking - I decided to give it a try. I put aside my daisy punch and startrd thinking. Hmm, where to start? I wanted to use brand new stamp - Carols of Christmas that I preordred (it will be available online starting August 1st). I quickly discovered that I do not have any holiday designer paper or any other accessories. So I pulled my stack of paper to see what will work. Eastern Palace was the only one I thought might work for me. I also decided to use new In-Colors, as I just can not get enough of them and did not want to use traditional color combo.
Here is what i came up with. Cards 1 - Berry Burst, Tranquil Tide and Gold:

I added new gold ribbon, gold stickers from Eastern Palace Suite. For centers of the flowers I used green glue and sprinkle it with gold glitter, let it dry - and you have nice flowers:)
 Card 2 - Lemon Lime Twist, Berry Burst and Gold:

Same template, but gold designer paper is the main gold there. I also used Lemon Lime Twist ribbon.
What do you think? Which one you like more? This card for sure can be created in traditional color combination. a lot of possibilities for sure.

Leave me a comment for a chance to win a prize (and to let me know if you like my attempt).

Continue the Hop for more Christmas Ideas:
I am back to my daisy punch, haha:)
Happy Stamping!  

58 comments:

  1. Beautiful cards! Love the non-traditional colors.

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  2. Always fun to see the new ideas!

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  3. #stampitcontest
    Lovely card, great dimension and lovely colors. tfs

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  4. #stampitcontest Love that you used the in colors for this Christmas card Beauty Hugs Betsy in Maryland

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  5. #stampitcontest. Love the colors

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  6. #stampitcontest Beautiful cards. Love the color choices and the use of the Eastern Palace paper.

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  7. Love that you used the eastern palace for Christmas. I would of never thought of that. Thanks for sharing. #stampitcontest

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  8. Beautiful cards #stampitcontest

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  9. #stampitcontest Love the card and the colors you used.

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  10. These cards are amazing. You would never know that you had second thoughts of Christmas in July.
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  11. #stampitcontest. Very pretty. The tranquil tide version is my favorite

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  12. #stampitcontest Great Colors, Love how you made your Embellishments, Thank You.

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  13. I think I like the darker green the best, but both are very pretty. tyfs #stampitcontest

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  14. Beautiful cards. I like the darker one best. #stampitcontest

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  15. #stampitcontest
    Wondered what you used for those cut outs.

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  16. #stampitcontest Can't decide which one I like best!

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  17. #stampitcontest Love your beautiful cards.

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  18. Beautiful Christmas card !
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  19. Love the Tranquil Tide and Berry Burst colors together for Christmas! #stampitcontest

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  20. #stampitcontest Beautiful card. I can't wait for Christmas!

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  21. Pretty card! Love the layering and poinsettias!
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  22. #stampitcontest. Love the card!!

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  23. #stampitcontest There's nothing like a Christmas in July blog hop to get one through a hot summer night! Thanks for sharing your inspiration! The font on this Peace on Earth stamp reminds me of the old cards from childhood.

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  24. Nice. Thanks for sharing. #stampitcontest

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  25. #stampitcontest What a fun blog hop. Loved all the cards.

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  26. Beautiful card-love your color choices! #stampitcontest

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  27. #stampitcontest
    Great colours on the cards. Love that set especially the flowers in the corners

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  28. #stampitcontest
    Great card! I think I like the darker, more traditional colors best. Guess I'm just that way ☺

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  29. Love how you showed us both of the color combo's, not to mention a cute card idea. Thanks for sharing. #stampitcontest

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  30. Both cards are beautiful, but I like the colors used for card #1.
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  31. #stampitcontest beautiful card. Thanks for sharing.

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  32. #stampitcontest

    Love the layers !

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  33. #stampitcontest Really nice with gold and bows.

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  34. Beautiful detailing on the poinsettias! #stampitcontest

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  35. #stampitcontest
    Luv both cards but the one with the gold just jumps out to me, beautiful
    Kay Grover

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  36. #stampitcontest
    love the poinsettias

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  37. A poinsettia Christmas! Love both the cards! TFS! #stampitcontest

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  38. #stampitcontest Very pretty card.

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  39. #stampitcontest love this idea
    alyse d

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  40. Very cute!! Love it! #stampitcontest

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  41. #stampitcontest
    Beautiful card! Love this bundle!

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  42. #stampitcontest
    Love both the cards. Thanks for sharing

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  43. #stampitcontest Very cute Christmas cards - I might need this stamp set :)

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  44. #stampitcontest Love your cards.

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  45. #stampitcontest Lovely cards.

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