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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Don't Get Your Tinsel in a Tangle

Coffee of the Day - Creme Brulee

Today's post is not only a two-fer, but it's the first of two. :) so you had better grab a cuppa while you're here, or at least top off the cup you already have!


Being the first of the month, and where has this year gone btw?!?!, we have a new challenge starting over at Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra blog. as always, you can enter any Christmas card for a chance to win the prize from  our sponsor, Bugaboo.


since I am also a guest designer with Bugaboo until July, my card fits with today's Humor Me Wednesday over on their challenge and inspiration blog.


I'm using the funny 'Gertrude - Tinsel in a Tangle' image for my Christmas card. this is another one that my MIL quickly snatched up, since she said she knew the perfect person to give it to.

papers are from the My Mind's Eye Winter Wonderland collection, lipstick red seam binding and natural burlap string are from Really Reasonable Ribbon, little poinsettia is from Hobby Lobby, and buttons are from my vintage stash. crystal effects covers her 'glasses' and accents were made with a spica clear glitter pen. white Mr. Huey's spray was added to the card base.

thanks for stopping by! see you in just a bit with my next post. :)

Challenges:
A Snowflake's Promise - anything goes
52 Christmas Throwdown -  dies and/or punches (dies for main image & mat, punches to create ends of banners)
Hiding in My Craft Room - any holiday
12 Months of Christmas - anything Christmas goes with optional silver & gold
Sparkles Christmas - use 2 dies (both by Spellbinders)

11 comments:

Bad Kitty said...

very beautiful card
have a nice day
hugs
Bad Kitty's Craftroom

Marie B. said...

LOL, Jennifer, I love your card! Gertrude is pretty darn funny, isn't she? I love all the attention to detail you paid to coloring the image, and to the composition in general. :)

fabiola jaques said...

elle est super Jennifer, j'aime ces bugaboo plein d'humour, merci de jouer avec nous chez 52CCT, biz

Hazel said...

Thank you for your lovely design inspiration card for CHNC challenge extra for June x

Jane Willis said...

Great fun, what a super image and sentiment. Thanks for sharing at Sparkles Christmas
Jane

Deborah Frings said...

LOL! I love her, she's got attitude! So many lovely details here and the die cut squares are super. Sorry to be so late commenting, but thanks so much for playing along with our stash challenge at 52CCT this week! Deborah, DT.

Jenscrapstoo said...

Wonderful card!!!
Thanks for joining us at Hiding in my Craft Room
Cheers Jennie DTM
Jenscrapstoo

Sandra H said...

This is just the cutest card ever and just perfect for our challenge over at Sparkles Christmas Challenge "To use TWO DIE'S" good luck and hope to see you again next time Dt Member Sandra H xx

Pat said...

What a fun card! That sentiment is too funny. Trust Jodie at Bugaboo to come up with sassy sentiments! LOL Thanks for linking up with us t the 12 Months of Christmas challenge blog.

Heather said...

Ha!! how fun! Fabulous papers you used, and I love the glossy effects on her glasses.

Granmargaret said...

Great fun card. Thank you for joining the challenge at 12 months of Christmas link up. Hope to see you again next time.