Monday, February 3, 2014

Merry Monday The Stockings Were Hung

It's Merry Monday time again.  I really enjoy making a Christmas card each week and love to see that stash of Christmas cards growing!



Did you guess this week's challenge?



Pixie's Snippet Playground is open for some wintertime fun so I'm taking my snippets over for a turn on the swings or a sip of hot chocolate if it's too cold to swing. (Actually I'm hoping for hot mulled wine.) And did I hear some whispers about a hot tub?

Pixies Crafty Workshop

All supplies are Stampin' Up! unless otherwise noted

Card Recipe
Stamps:  Stitched Stockings (retired)
Ink:  Real Red, SU Markers (Real Red, Garden Green)
Paper:  Garden Green, Whisper White, Snippets of Brushed Gold and Real Red)
Other: Stocking Builder Punch (retired), 1/8" Circle Punch (retired), Cherry Cobbler Bakers Twine, Brick EF (Sizzix), Pine Needle Border Die (MB), Stitched Mats Rectangles (Lil Inker)

I hope you'll have time to put some stockings on a Christmas card and join us at Merry Monday for this challenge.

I'm so glad you stopped by.

Enjoy!

37 comments:

Benzi said...

Those stockings are so adorable among your pine needles. What a fun card, Bonnie. I love it!

Colleen Dietrich said...

Ooo! I really feel like I'm in someone's home, right by the hearth.

Wendy said...

Love your adorable stockings hung by the fireplace with those beautiful greens! Love the picture you created for this challenge, Bonnie! Have a great week! :)

Marisa said...

Your stockings were definitely hung with care. Love the foliage and brick BG too. Great take on the challenge.

Lori said...

Super cute "fireplace" scene you've created here Bonnie - LOVE IT! Have a super week xoxoxo

Faith A said...

FABULOUS Bonnie, I love this it's so effective.

jimlynn said...

SOOOOOOO CUTE!!! Love the little stockings hung on the mantle. Precious card.
Lynn

Notes by Nina said...

This is a wonderful card Bonnie, I love the background texture and cute stockings.

Kristie Goulet said...

Love the scene you have created here, Bonnie! The stockings are hung. :) Have a great week!

Karren said...

What a wonderful scene you've created with your stockings, Bonnie! Love that brickwork background and foliage - you're so clever!

Bobby said...

I love the fluffy tops on your stockings and the wonderful pine border.

Kathy Schweinfurth said...

Bonnie, this is just adorable! Love the stockings and the bough branches at the top are perfect!

Aileen said...

Hi Bonnie. Love all the texture on your card. x

Debbie Henderson said...

Such a nice Christmas card Bonnie. Love the fluffy tops of your stockings and the embossed background. I bought a similar non-SU! one (ssshhh, don't tell)!

Julia Aston said...

Your stockings look so pretty hanging from the greenery against the white brick wall!

Karen D said...

Bonnie I love your sweet stockings with their fluffy cuffs hanging in the fabulous pine needles. So warm and welcoming.

Sandy said...

Hey Bonnie - what a wonderful card - I do love everything about it and what a great touch to have the bricks in the background. Bravo kid!
Sandy xx

Di said...

Oh what fabulous little stockings Bonnie! They look perfect with the pine branches against the brick wall :)

Hugs, Di xx

Susan said...

Love the use of the die cut for the garland draped on your fireplace. Great stockings with fuzzy tops!

Katie Melhus said...

OMG Bonnie, I'm in love with this mantle scene! That brick background and holly make it all just perfect, great card! :)

JD/ Jill said...

Lovely card...so well done!

Mrs A. said...

Your stockings are lovely and fluffy just right for this weather. I quickly knitted some whilst sat in the hot tub today so will pop them on the challenge laters. Hugs Mrs A.
That Viv thought she could stop us making any cards by hiding the glue but were onto her!!

Princess Judy Palmer said...

A hot tub in the playground???! Count me in! I love, love, love your Merry Monday card. That's a great idea to use the brick background for the stockings (also one of those 'well, why not?' moments). I love the pine needle dies and the fluff on the stockings.

Darnell J Knauss said...

I think you might have yourself a Pixie spotlight with this adorable card, Bonnie! It's obvious that you spent a great deal of time on the design, making it a perfect mantle scene above the white-washed brick fireplace for your pretty stockings to take center stage!! Hugs, Darnell

LeAnne said...

Such a cute little scene you've created! I almost broke out this punch myself to make my card this week! I just love that evergreen embellishment too!

Greta said...

This is so cute, Bonnie! I finally found a stamp with stockings if I can figure out how to use it I'll get an entry made--challenging for me this week--LOL!

Loll Thompson said...

Sweet card Bonnie. Love the evergreen branch to hang your stockings on the brick fireplace. The stockings are so sweet - love the texture of the "furry" cuffs. :) Loll xx

Lesley Croghan said...

I "heart" your fluffy stockings!!!

Hettie said...

Another gorgeous card Bonnie. Love the background and that pine is wonderful.
Hugs
xx

Cynthia said...

What a sweet card! Love those stockings. And I like that you used greenery around the mantle--I'm totally going to have to remember that little trick!

Susan Joyce said...

I like the texture and the fireplace scene you have created Bonnie and the touch of flower soft on the stockings. Lovely card.

Kathleen said...

Fantastic card, love the embossing folder and the super stockings, fantastic layout.

Kath x

SARN said...

I love your stockinged card! xxx

Shelia said...

Bonnie, I just love how you have your stocking hung on those pine branches!! too cute!!

scrappymo! said...

Love the way the EF makes the brick wall or fireplace!
The stockings look wonderful!

MaryH said...

What a great way to use that pine needle border (Mine is still in the packing). These stockings look so festive hanging underneath and I love the dp you used for each one, but especially the striped one. Is this the SU stamp that got retired that I didn't buy? Got the punch, missed the stamp. Boo! Perfect snippets and I hope you got some mulled wine. Yummy. I'm so behind in commenting that I've not been zipping over until I can catch up again! Stay warm & TFS

Debs Willis said...

Such a cute card, love the festive pine branches too!
Debs x