Merry Wishes for 52CCT 10-18

Hello Everyone!

Thank you for peeking in for Today’s Card!

Today’s Card is for one of the two Christmas Card Challenges

I like to participate…I need to get those Cards done!

I have mentioned before…I have a LARGE Family and a good

circle of Friends that I send Christmas Cards to annually!

 

Today’s Challenge is a Color Challenge!

for

52Christmas Card Throwdown #10-18

 

Here is the Challenge!

 

March colors Kraft and Red 52CCT10-18

 

Here is my take on the Challenge!

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I added another Neutral to the mix!

 

Here is the inside of the Card!

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This is the last of the Candy Cane Lane DSP I had in my stash…I do have a couple of pieces left…for another day, another challenge, perhaps! I am going to miss that DSP!

Here is my Card with it’s stamped to match envelope!

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Stock and Measures:

Cardstock:

Crumb Cake-card base 8 1/2″ X 5 1/2″ score @ 4 1/4″ fold in half on the score

-bottom half of tag

Real Red-mat for DSP on front 2 1/8″ X 5 1/4″

-mat for inside DSP 1 1/8″ X 5″

Early Espresso-mat for square ‘gift’ 3 1/8″ X 3 1/8″

-top tag, 1 7/8″ X 2 3/8″

Whisper White-‘no peeking’ square, 1 1/2″ X 1 1/2″

-inside panel, 4″ X 5 1/4″

DSP:

Candy Cane Lane-retired, front panel-2″ X 5 1/8″

-square ‘gift’-3″ X 3″

-small square on tag, 1 3/4″ X 1 3/4″

-inside piece, 1″ X 4 7/8″

Classic Stampin’ Ink Pads:

Real Red-‘merry wishes’, ‘no peeking’, inside sentiment

Early Espresso-‘to’ & ‘from’ on tag bottom

Stamp Set:

Oh, What Fun-retired, all stamping

Tools:

Tag Topper Punch-retired, tags

Accessories:

Candy Cane Lane Baker’s Twine-retired, tag/gift bow

 

Here is my Card once again!

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My favorite Holiday is Christmas…other than the fact that my maiden name is ‘Holiday’…I think Christmas is my favorite because my Parents made it so special for we kids…all seven of us! We were poor, but we kids didn’t notice…we had all we needed…besides, you take each kid and buy 1 or 2 gifts and put under the tree…WOW! It looked like a million presents under that tree! Mom was the wrapper…Daddy was the decorator! Lights! Wow did we have lights! I remember one year three houses in a row, my Dad and the neighbor men strung lights across the driveways connecting the 3 houses…it was so magical and we thought, the coolest thing going!

What is your favorite Christmas Memory?

Let me know in the comments below!

 

Until the next Post…Blessings and Good Memories of Christmas to you ALL!

3 thoughts on “Merry Wishes for 52CCT 10-18”

  1. Favorite Christmas story. When I was in first grade someone told me Santa Clause was not real. Late Christmas Eve my father packed up the entire family and we went down to the docks to look at the lights on all the Navy ships. The lights glistening in the snow was magical. When we returned home Santa had been there! Just goes to show, that other kid was wrong.

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  2. It sounds as though your Christmasses were very special and you still treasure the memories. I remember that feeling of excitement and anticipation on Christmas Eve, peering out the window for Santa and hanging up the stockings. These papers look really good with the Kraft. Thanks for joining in at 52CCT

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