Saturday, June 20, 2015

Mingle All The Way

Hi everyone! I played in the scrap room today and created a few Christmas cards and finished several that I started earlier this past week. I definitely have a head-start on them on this year! One of my favorite folds is the pop-up diorama card, and I used this fun fold to create seven of the cards that I finished today today. The tutorial was featured in a Splitcoast Stampers newsletter a while back and I fell in love with it!

I used several Stampin' Up stamp sets - Mingle All The way, Tags 4 You and Butterfly Basics. Normally stamping and embellishing a card is the most fun, but creating this card base is just as much fun!


I kept with the traditional red and green Christmas colors. Along with the fun sentiment is a large flag, a paper ribbon and die cut bow, and some flat-back pearls to decorate the front. I just love the postal stamp in the Butterfly Basics stamp set and used it also.


The sentiment seen peeking from the aperture on the inside is from the Tags 4 You stamp set.


And here's an angled view from the top so you can see the construction of this card that folds completely flat for mailing. ;)


Proud to enter this pop-up diorama Christmas card into the following challenges:

Recipe:
  • Cardstock/Paper: Stampin' Up! Whisper White (#100730), Stampin' Up! Real Red (#102482), Stampin' Up! Garden Green (#102584), Stampin' Up! Trim The Tree (#135824), Marco's Silver Venicelux, Bella Blvd Christmas Wishes scraps
  • Stamps: Stampin' Up! Mingle All The Way (#135773), Stampin' Up! Tags 4 You (#131823), Stampin' Up! Butterfly Basics (#137154)
  • Ink: Stampin' Up! Real Red (#126949)
  • Dies: Impression Obsession Large Bow die
  • Accessories: Stampin' Up! 2" Circle Punch, white flat-back pearls

I hope you've enjoyed this project and I appreciate you stopping by! We'll see you next time! ;)
Hugs,
Leslie

12 comments:

  1. Oh how Pretty!!! Good Idea to get ahead start! Maybe I should try that! LOL Have a crafty day! :)

    Theresa
    Scrappers Anonymous

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  2. Beautiful Christmas card Leslie thank you for joining us this week over on Inspiration Destination Challenge Blog
    Dianne x
    IDCB DT

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  3. Lovely sweet card, thanks for sharing and joining us at CC&CC cheers Sue N x

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  4. Wonderful design, Leslie, and how smart of you to get a good head start on your cards for Christmas! Thanks for sharing this awesome card with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

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  5. Pretty christmas card Leslie, love the traditonal colors...
    thanks for joining us at sisteractcardchallenge.

    Hermien
    dt- member

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  6. Thanks for sharing and joining us at Inspiration Destination. Hope to see you again and good luck!
    Ema
    IDCB Owner

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  7. Great Christmas card! Thanks for joining us at CC&CC!

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  8. Hi, A lovely project, I love the colour choice. A lovely style. Thank you for joining us this fortnight. Simply Papercrafts Good luck. We would love to see you again for our next challenge.
    Erin (Blog Owner)

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  9. Fabulous creation!
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts "stamp" Challenge,
    good luck;-))m

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  10. Love this Leslie, fab fold .....& it's never too early to get a head start on those Christmas cards, it'll be here before we know it lol. Thanks for joining us over at Crafty Calendar this month & good luck!
    hugs Jo x
    Dt

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  11. Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 234 - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for June - I'd love to see it there too. x

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  12. Beautiful card. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Calendar this month. Good Luck!
    Bettyxxx

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