Saturday, July 25, 2009

Christmas in July...

The virtue of achievement is victory over oneself. Those who know this can never know defeat. -A.J. Cronin

Here I am a day late for this week's Friday Blogger's Challenge, yet again! I just couldn't get my mojo runnin' yesterday...or most of today for that matter!

Since I was having so much trouble creating I decided to do a Mega Challenge Card!

Here are the challenges I used for this card:
Blogger's Challenge: Christmas in July
Stamp Something: Winged Things
DTGD09Pickle Tree: Born to be Wild
3 Clovers Thursday Challenge: Bling
DTGD09craftycaro: Anything but Average
(my card is 3 1/2 x 5)
Cupcake Crafts: Christmas Card
DTGD09eggette: Flap Your Wings
DTGDBecca_Stamps: Cut it Out
DTGDKristieLee: Clearly Creative is my Over Challenged Card...LOL :)

Clear cards are hard to open and close...this Clear Cardstock is THICK!

Stamps Dear Santa... (Willow Designs Digi Image,) Doodle Christmas (Memeory Box,) Believe (PTI)
Paper: Clear Cardstock, White Cardstock (PTI,) Soft Sky (SU)
Ink: Computer Printer, Copic Markers, Soft Sky (SU,) White Staz-On
Misc: Jewel Stickers, Stardust Stickles, White Opal Liquid Pearls

Thanks for stopping by! Come back tomorrow for this week's Cupcake Inspiration Challenge!!


  1. Great job on your MEGA challenges! Cute!

  2. Way to combine all those challenges. - Very Cute as well. Love the "bling" on the snowflakes and the cute owl image.

  3. Wow! Challenge queen! Great job on this card, love the acetate.

  4. WOW Rachel! I love the acetate card!!!

  5. DUDE! What the...? 9 -NINE challenges? I can't believe how great this turned out using 9 challenges -LOL! Love the snowflakes on the clear cardstock, so serene!

  6. Super cute card! I'm impressed that one card is fulfilling so 9 challenges. I think it's a record, lol!

  7. Okay, seriously AMAZING!!! You should get the award for most combined challenges and managed to pull it off beautifully - love it and thanks for participating in mine!

  8. Thank you for taking our little "Dear Santa" digi image and making him look sooo cute...first time on acetate and he looks great!

    Sharon Armstrong
    Willow Designs

  9. Looks really great witht he acetate, i love the cute little iamge too, how sweet does he look, thanks for joining us at Cupcake this week, hugs Pops x

  10. This is gorgeous! The acetate really deilivers tht WOW all the little extras too..they really look fabulous! {SMILES}

  11. Way to kill multiple birds with one stone! The clear card is so lovely! Great job with the challenges!

  12. AnonymousJuly 26, 2009

    Great work on your card--love the BLING!

  13. Such a cute crd. Thanks for joining us at CCC.

    Liza x

  14. Oh wow Rachel, this is just fantastic, the acetate finish is brilliant! Thanks for joining us at CCC this week :) Donna x

  15. What a gorgeous card. The acetate looks amazing and the image is so cute. Well done on combining so many challenges into such a CAS (clean and simple) card!. Thanks for joining us at CCC this week. Hugs, Denise x

  16. This is soooo cute! What an adorable card! Love the coloring! Love the clear sheet!

  17. Super card and lots of challenges! Great job!Thanks for playing along with us at Stamp Something!

  18. So cool, Rachel! Don't ya love doing a ton of challenges on one card?! You rocked them too!

  19. Sooo sweet!! love the bling and the owl!!


  20. cute, cute, cute! i love the clear cards. super job!

  21. Dude! Made top five on CupCake Craft Challenge! Woo hoo!

  22. Congratulation with the top 5 on CCC !! Your card is gorgeous.

  23. Wowza, you go girl! Incredible card, love the cute image, and neat that you made a clear card. I need to go check out those cute images.


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