Monday, July 8, 2013

Merry Monday Christmas Stocking

It's Merry Monday time again.  This month it's Anything Goes as long as it's Christmas. 

I was sad to see that this die retire.  I've had so much fun with it.

The sentiment pulls out.

Sparkle Creations Weekly Christmas Card Challenges is asking for stockings this week.

Paper Players is doing Christmas in July.

Christmas Cards All Year Long is all about Santa.  Include anything on your card that is associated with Santa - reindeer, presents, elves etc.  In our house, Santa fills our stockings.

Edited to add:  Craftyhazlenuts Christmas Challenge Extra is doing anything goes this month.  Thank you Hazel for the invitation.

Be sure to hope over the Merry Monday to check out the Design Team and Guest Designer cards.  Then make a Christmas card and link it up with us.

All supplies are Stampin' Up! unless otherwise noted

Card Recipe
Stamps:  More Merry Messages, Jolly Bingo Bits
Ink:  Cherry Cobbler, SU Markers (Gumball Green, Cherry Cobbler)
Paper:  Snow Festival DSP (retired), Whisper White, Snippets of Gumball Green and Cherry Cobbler
Other:  Big Shot, Holiday Stocking and Two Tags Bigz Dies (both retired), Square Lattice EF, Gumball Green Ribbon, Holly Sizzlit (non SU)

I'm so glad you could stop by.



Benzi said...

Bonnie, this is so adorable. I love that stocking with all the great patterned papers and the wonderful tag that pulls out. Just super duper, fun, and so pretty.

Cynthia said...

Oh wow, this is gorgeous!!! I love that you used the Square Lattice--makes for some beautiful texture! LOVE.

Susan Vilar said...

LOVE your stocking!
I was thrilled to see how that sentiment fit perfectly on the tag die. I'm going to CASE that one for sure. :)

Thanks so much!

Hazel said...

What a gorgeous stocking card - thanks for entering CCAYR 'all about Santa' challenge - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for July - I'd love to see it there too. x

Jenny said...

It's a very nice stocking!
I like the idea.
Greetings Jenny

Laura said...

OOOO Love the stocking and all the cheerful paper you used. Christmas isn't a Christmas with out the berries.Nice touch. TFS

Loll Thompson said...

Hi Bonnie. Love the mix of DP you've used on your stocking! And love the way the sentiment tag pulls out from the top - great design! Loll xx

Sherry Eckblad said...

What a great card I love that the tag pulls out of the stocking.

Cathy said...

Love the colourful trim on the square lattice, this looks amazing!
Gorgeous Christmas project .Cathy x

Marie B. said...

Hi Bonnie! This is such a cute stocking! I know Santa would love to put lots of gifts in one that looked like this! :)

Marisa said...

Your stocking is totally adorable, Bonnie!!

La Papera Gialla said...

This stocking is wonderful! And I love the pop-up sentiment!
Thanks for joining us this week at Christmas Card Challenges!
Monica - CCC DT

Hazel said...

Thanks for adding for my CHNC challenge extra for July - hope to see you again soon. x

Lesley said...

I have this die too and you have inspired me to get it out! LOVE this clever little stocking with the pullout, so pretty and absolutely genius, Bonnie!!!

Karen (karey2005) said...

I love this die! And I love your creation with it! Thank you for joining the Christmas Card Challenges this week! ~Karen, CCC-DT

Notes by Nina said...

Love your stocking Bonnie, what a fabulous idea.

Allisa said...

Adorable card, love your paper choices!

LeAnne said...

This is perfect, Bonnie....I can't understand why SU discontinued this either. Your papers and embossing are beautiful and that little insert is adorable!

Jenn said...

This is so adorable! I love both the dies, so sad they are retired!! Thanks for joining us at Christmas Card Challenges!

Narelle Farrugia said...

Wow this is totally fabulous! Love the festive papers you've used and the pull out tag is a great idea! (Would you believe I still haven't used this die once?!)

Susan Joyce said...

Simply gorgeous Bonnie! Love every detail.