Oh Deer! for 52CCT28 and PP452…!

Hello Everyone!

Today’s Card is for another combination Challenge!

I combined a Stash Challenge and a Sketch Challenge!

Here are the Challengers!


First Up is the Stash Challenger

52 Christmas Card Throwdown #28  (52CCT28)

52CCT28-19-Ribbon from your stash

The Challenge-Use Ribbon from your Stash!

Boy, do I have a stash of Ribbon!


The Second up is for the layout, the Sketch Challenge!

the Paper Players #452  (PP452)


I totally saw the large Ribbons in this layout!


Here is my Card!


I used the 1.25″ Burlap, on top of that, the 1.25″ White Jute Ribbon,

and wrapped around those 2, the Braided Linen Trim. I made a

multi-looped bow and tied/attached it with the ends of the Braided Lined Ribbon!

This is a Great Masculine Christmas Card!

Mr. Hubster and I, have 2 single male friends that would love this Card!

One lives in RI and the other lives in Maine!


Here is how I completed the inside of the Card!


The friend in Maine, his home his all done with Deer designs!




Soft Suede- card base, 8.5″ x5.5″ scored @ 4.25″ fold in half on the score

scrap pieces of Soft Suede to die cut the Deer

Crumb Cake- front panel, approx. 3.75″ x 5″    inside panel-approx. 4″ x 5.25″

(I used the Stitched Rectangles Dies, so the measurement are approximate)

Whisper White- front panel, approx. 2.25″ x 3.5″ (Stitched Rectangle Die)

inside panel, approx. 3.75″ x 5″ (again, I used the Stitched Rectangle Dies)

You can use these measurements to cut your cardstock without the

Stitched Rectangle Dies!


Dashing Deer- greeting and inside sentiment


Soft Suede- greeting and inside sentiment


Big Shot- die cutting machine

Stitched Rectangle Dies- all the layering rectangles

Some rogue Deer dies I found in my stash!


1.25″ Burlap Ribbon- 4.25″ long

1.25 White Jute Ribbon- 4.25″ long, then flagged the ends

Braided Ribbon Trim- 12″ long, wrapped around the layered ribbons and tied in a knot

Linen Thread- to make multi-looped bow, used the Braided Linen Trim to tie bow onto Card

Here’s a peek at the Card again!


I love how the card came together!



We have Deer that pass through our yard and sometimes stop to munch on some bushes. If Mr. Hubster or I spot one, we yell out “Oh Deer!” to let each other know that there is a deer in the yard! We love watching them! They are such graceful animals! They are one of the many Wildlife Critters we have in our yard! Sometimes it’s an Owl, lots of Cardinals, Robins, Wrens, Sparrows. We get the occasional squirrels. We have Hummingbird feeders out, we have 6 Hummers coming to them. We had a Raccoon that was getting into the Hummingbird feeder. Every morning it would be on the ground. I was afraid it may be a bear, yes, they are around too! I haven’t seen one yet, but I can live with that! My neighbor across the street had one, she took pics and showed me! So we put up night camera and yes it was the raccoon! So we moved the feeder away from the deck and problem solved! I now have 3 feeders out for the hummers! It’s funny, I buy sugar for the house, for the birds! We hardly use it! Over all it has been very interesting to see what will come into our yard! Can’t wait to see what’s next…

Until the next Post…Blessings and Oh Deer! to you ALL!


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