Thursday, November 26, 2015

Creative Knockouts #117: Festive Fun!

This is my second post today. Scroll down for Aud Sentiments current challenge inspiration!

Good morning stampers! I hope everyone's Thanksgiving Thursday is off to a fantastic start!  For my post today, I want to share a super fun card for this week's Creative Knockouts (#117) where the challenge is....Festive Fun! This week's sponsor is A Day for Daisies, and they are offering a wonderful prize to a lucky player!

Here is my project, featuring "Dressed Up For Christmas" from A Day For Daisies. Isn't it sweet!? Perfect for this week's theme...and the looming holiday season!







I kept this pretty simple to show off the image. The sentiment I stamped on after I colored it, and it's from Stampin' Up!. I hand-pierced the edge of the card. A felt snowflake and some jute twine to go with the "rustic" feel of these sweet birds decorating the tree for Christmas, and we were all set! I added pearls to the tree for dimension.

Challenges:


Lacy Sunshine - #72: Sweet Dreams of Christmas (2 of 3) 
Inspiration Destination - #61: AG (unlimited)
Word Art Wednesday - #211: AG (2 of 5)
613 Avenue - #151: Create Your Own (A2, Christmas, White) (3 of 3)
Wonderful Wednesday - AG (unlimited)
Simon Says Stamp - Wednesday: AG (2 of 5)
Just Keep on Crafting - November: AG (unlimited)
Lemon Shortbread - #3: AG (2 of 3)
Penny's Papercrafty - #255: Stash Items [Felt snowflakes and pearls have been around for YEARS] (2 of 3)
Crafting for all Seasons - #115: Brr, it's cold outside (2 of 3)
Crafty Gals Corner - #47: AG (2 of 3)
Crafts Galore Encore - November: Use a Stamp or Digi (2 of 3)
Your Scrapbook Place - November: AG (2 of 3)
A Snowflake's Promise - #10: AG with Winter/Christmas (2 of 3)
Creative Card Crew - #101: Cold Outside (2 of 3)
TTCRD - 11/24 to 11/30: AG (2 of 2)
Crafting From The Heart - #87: AG (2 of 3)
Craft Your Passion - #289: AG (2 of 3)
Melonheadz Friends - Use a Digi (2 of 2)
Crazy Challenge - #211: AG (2 of 4)
Christmas Card Challenges - #51: AG with Christmas/Winter (unlimited)
Creative Fingers - #98: AG (2 of 3)
Left of Center - #105: Use a Sentiment (2 of 3)
Addicted to CAS - #77 - Dimension (2 of 3) [Pearls, twine element give depth and dimension here]
Catch the Bug - November Bingo (2 of 3) [Texture, Bling, No Designer Paper]
AAA Cards - #53: AG/CAS (2 of 3)
Crafting by Designs - November: Ready for Christmas (1 of 3)
The Paper Shelter - #229: Christmas Card (1 of 3)
Whimsy Stamps - #88: Holidays (2 of 3)
Card and Scrap - #107: Christmas (1 of 3)
Great Impressions - November: Bling on the Holidays (3 of 3)
Christmas Cards All Year Round - November: Oh Christmas Tree (unlimited)
Ching-Chou Kuik - November: Christmas (3 of 3)
Emerald Faeries - #73: Oh Christmas Tree (2 of 3)
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - November AG (unlimited)
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas #256: Things with Wings (unlimited) 
Creative Craft Cottage - #52: Christmas (1 of 3)
Creatalicious - #81: Christmas (unlimited)
Digistamps4Joy - #118: AG (2 of 3)
Lia Stampz - #94: Winter Whites (1 of 1)
Natalie and Amy's - #98: Winter Scene (1 of 3)
Petal Lu - AG (2 of 3)
12 Months of Christmas - #11: AG/Sparkle (2 of 3)
Unicorn Challenge - #3: Christmas is Coming (1 of 3)
{PIN}spirational - #154: Photo Inspiration (1 of 3) [Colors]
Cutie Pie Challenge - #93: Simple, Cute and Christmasy (1 of 3)
Craftin' Desert Divas - Linky Party: Christmas (1 of 3)
Artistic Inspirations - #145: AG/Pearls (unlimited)
Always Playing with Paper - #52: Christmas Card (1 of 3)
The Shabby Tea Room - #264: Oh Christmas Tree (unlimited)
Vintage Stamping Challenge - #38: Christmas (unlimited)
Muse Challenge - #143: CASE the Muse/Photo Inspiration (1 of 3) [Colors, layout, CAS design]
CAS on Sunday - #72: Christmas (1 of 1)
Classy Cards n Such - #112: Ornaments (1 of 3) [Ornaments on tree/pearls]
Quirky Crafts - #24: Christmas (unlimited)
The Glory of Christmas - #72: CAS (unlimited)
A Gem of a Challenge - #158: Inspired by a Christmas Song (unlimited) [The 12 Days of Christmas]
The Pencil Cases - #7: G is for Green (1 of 3)
Just Us Girls - #320: Colors (1 of 3)

That's it for me today! Don't forget to swing over to the Creative Knockouts blog to link up your projects for your chance to win! My DT sisters have created some beautiful inspiration, so leave them some love too!



48 people made my day!:

Cross Stitch Claire said...

Great CAS card, love the decorations on the tree! Thanks for joining us at Unicorn, Claire DT x

Marilyn Webb said...

So sweet!! Love the CAS. Thanks for joining our WW challenge this week with Kraftin Kimmie Stamps.
hugs
Marilyn DT

Jackie Trinder said...

Hi this is a stunning Christmas card. Thank you for joining us at the Unicorn Challenge Blog for Challenge 3 “Christmas is Coming” Hugs Jackie (DT)

cecilia gunnarsson said...

Wow this was a great CAS card!! very beutiful and great card Design
Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
Hugs Cicci
TTCRD DT
ciccividpennan{My personal Blog}
Through The Craft Room Door

crafty-stamper said...

Stunning CAS card Jennifer love the ADFD tree image ---Thank you for joining us at Crafting From The Heart
Carol DT x

My Crafty Place - Sharyn Polesel said...

Very pretty CAS card.....love your sweet tree! Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls!

Nancy said...

Such a wonderful CAS card!! Love your little tree!!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Just Us Girls!!

Shirley-Anne Barber said...

Beautiful CAS card . Love that tree . Thanks for sharing with us at Christmas Card Challenges

Geri said...

This is sooooooo cute! Being a CAS card lovin' girl, I was thrilled to see all the glorious white space....which was exactly what the cute wee tree needed so as not to steal it's thunder! Love the twine paired with the snowflake at the top of the card! Thanks for choosing to share your card with us at 'the challenge' Happy crafting!

Jennifer Bradley said...

A fabulous CAS card Jennifer, love the tree ad this for joining our challenge at Penny's Paper Crafty. We look forward to seeing you back with us soon. Jennifer DT member x

Jennifer Bradley said...

Hi Jennifer, I am back again this time with another DT head on, you have created a gorgeous CAS card, fab image and like the snowflake and twine decoration. Thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage and we hope you will come back and join us again. Good luck in the draw. Jennifer DT member x

Jane said...

Love that tree! Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

Anne Bente said...

wawwww så super flot ♥

10000 tak for at du deltager på Card and scraps udfordring.

knuzzzz ♥

KraftyKoolKat said...

Cute CAS creation. Thank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us Creative Card Crew.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

Isobel said...

Thank-you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge …………..great project and good luck x

Sheryl said...

A great CAS card. I love it. Thanks for joining in the fun at Natalie and Amy's this month.
Hugs Sheryl DT member

Ardyth said...

Lovely CAS Christmas card - so glad you joined us at Muse this week!

wannabcre8tive said...

A very cute and pretty CAS Christmas card. I love it. Thank you for joining us for the Classy Cards N Such challenge. Hope you will join us again soon.

KarinsArtScrap said...

Jennifer it's a beautiful CAS card
Thanks for join us at
{Digistamps4Joy DT Member}
Hope to see you again and goodluck

Karin



applejack cards by sue said...

This is so pretty, a lovely elegant card. Thank you for sharing this with us over at Crafting for all Seasons. Sue DT x

Inkyfingers said...

What a lovely, festive card!
Thanks for sharing with us at Christmas Card Challenge.
Hugs
Carol x

Cara Caswell said...

really lovely CAS card!
Thanks so much for joining us at the Pencil Case Challenge!
Hugs xx Cara xx

I Card Everyone said...

I am a total bird lover, Jennifer, so this one definitely gives me a smile! Thanks for including it in The Challenge gallery...
=] Michele

Kim Heggins said...

This is just so sweet...I love that adorable tree with all the sweet birds getting it ready. Just so fun.

Lady Bug Stampers said...

What a sweet card. Love the tree! Thank you so much for joining us this month at CCK.
Linda K. DT

Lori said...

What a sweet design! Love the pearl studded tree. Thanks for joining us at The Challenge!

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

What a pretty card you have made. It fits the Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps Inspiration and Challenge Blog Monthly Challenge this month well of “Christmas”. Thank you for taking part and best wishes in the draw. Kym (Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Stamps Design Team Leader).

Kristin Eve said...

I love the design of this card. Hand piercing the panel was a lot of work but it turned out beautifully! Thank you for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas!

Kristin (CDD DT)

Hazel said...

Thanks for entering both of my CHNC challenges with your lovely crafting - hope to see you again soon. x

Tracey McNeely said...

Lovely CAS approach to Muse. Thank you for linking up this week!

Jenni's Jems said...

A really sweet image ...beautifully CAS and love your colouring!x

suzARTe said...

This is such a lovely CAS Christmas card, I love how the focus is on the main image.Thanks so much for sharing your card at Anything goes November link-up, Just keep on creatingand make sure to enter your creations in the December link-up starting today.
Susan xx

Michelle said...

Lovely CAS card. I like the button.
Thanks for playing with us at Inspiration Destination.
xxx Michelle (DT)

Rae Ann said...

Such a great CAS card! You rocked it! Love the pierced border and the placement of the sentiment is so creative!

Thank you for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner for our Anything Goes challenge.

Michelle said...

This is gorgeous - love the image and layout - thank you for sharing with us at Penny's Paper-Crafty and good luck - Michelle x

Ruza Rebel said...

Beautiful CAS card/design! Thank you for joining our November Challenge at Great Impressions.
Ruza ~ GI Designer
Ruza's Craft Corner

Mynn Kitchen said...

This is absolutely BEAUTIFUL! Your CAS design is amazing--and your coloring is flawless! Thank you for joining us at Great Impressions! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Erum said...

LOVE!!! Thank you for sharing this with us at Lia Stampz.
Erum
Lia Stampz Challenge Blog DT

Kelly Schelske said...

Totally love your CAS card Jennifer, it's beautiful!

Hugs,
Kelly

Jenny Colacicco said...

Cool card! Thanks for sharing with us at AAA Cards - Jenny :)

cohenna said...

Great card :) Thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage. Good luck.

Lynn (aka Lynnpenguin) said...

Wow...what a sweet card Jennifer. Love the image and the CAS design. Sorry I'm a little late visiting.
Hugs.
Lynn aka Lynnpenguin, CK DT Teamie

MIE(Mieko) said...

What a cute card! Thanks for joining us at Creatalicous Challenges.
Mieko xx

Mayra Duran-Hernandez said...

Lovely ! I Love the design ! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Craftin' Desert Divas Christmas Linky Party !
Hugs & Blessings,
Mayra DTM

Melanie said...

A great Christmas card!
Thank you soo much for taking part in our "Merry Christmas” challenge over at Creatalicious & good luck in the draw.
Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

Hugs,
Melanie
(DT Penny's Paper Crafty Challenges)

(DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

(DT Come and Get It)

(DT Crafty Friends)

(DT Tuesday Throwdown)

Rebecca Ednie said...

Simple is so underrated! This card is great! Thank you for joining us at The Shabby Tea Room. i hope to see you play along again next week!

Deanne Saunders said...

Your card is so pretty!!! Thanks so much for participating in our PINSPIRATIONAL challenge!!! Can’t wait to see you participate again in our challenge in the new year!!
Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

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