Monday, November 15, 2010

Bright & Merry Christmas...

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful. ~Norman Vincent Peale

Are you all ready to join in the Woodware USA Challenges? We are now posting the challenges on a single day, single post with a Link Up so you can play along! No need to have Woodware USA stamps to play, but you get extra chances to win if you do!! (Yes, I said WIN! There are prizes!) Make sure to hop over to the Woodware USA Blog to see all the details. This week's Challenge is to use Red, Green & Brown. Yes...there is a little brown in mine...see that little layer of Creamy Caramel card stock? :)

I HAD to use my new Holly Swirls again, they are just SO pretty and easy to watercolor! Next time I will use Copics and see what I think! I'm sorry, but, will be seeing more of this Holly!!! :) Supplies:
Holly Swirls (Woodware USA)
Paper: Watercolor Paper, Wild Wasabi, Creamy Caramel (SU,) Red Textured CS (Archivers)
Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento,) Black (StazOn,) Ruby Red, Morning Marigold, Wild Wasabi
Misc: Stickles, Crystal Effects, Waterbrush

Woodware USA: Red, Brown & Green
Splitcoast Stampers Inspiration:
ABC Challenges: H is for Holidays
Crazy 4 Challenges: Christmas Card
Delightful Sketches: Glitter it Up (Berries & Stars are Glittered)
Secret Saturday Crafters: Sparkle & Shine (Berries, Stars and Ribbon are all Glittered/Shiny)
Totally Gorjuss: Traditional Christmas Colors
2 Sisters: Christmas
Scrapbook Sisters: Christmas Colors
Shelley's Images: Anything Goes Christmas
Crafty Pad: Sparkly Christmas
I Did It: Traditional Christmas Colors

Lexi's Creations: Traditional Christmas

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. I love what you have been making with this holly swirl set! Beautifully done!

  2. Wow Rachel - this is GORGEOUS! Love the glimmer!

    Thx for joining us at Totally Gorjuss! Hope you can share more inspiration at our next challenge!

    Mary J x

  3. Lovely card! Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Pad @



  4. Rachel, this is gorgeous!! I always love reading your quotes!! Amazing job!

  5. BEAUTIFUL!!! Love the yellow ribbon. It would be a perfect card to send to one of my students' fathers serving in Afghanistan...


  6. Wow this is just so pretty. Love it.

  7. What a darling card! I'm so glad that you linked it up so we can all see it.

    Great job!

  8. WOW! This is just beautiful! Hug,

  9. Gorgeous

    Thanks for joining us on SCSC :)

    Hugs Jane x

  10. I'd love to see more of this beautiful Holly image. It makes a gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us at I Did It Creations.

  11. Hi Rachel
    A beautiful card,thankyou for joining us at Delightful Challenges,
    Hugs Dianne xx

  12. Wow Fabulous card,
    thanks for joining us at Secret Crafter: 109 Sparkle and shine,
    Good luck,
    Hugs Bridget ;) x.

  13. Gorgeous card. I love how you've used the holly swirl set. Thanks for joining us at TG this week.

    Kat x

  14. Great Christmas card! I love holly and mistletoe this time of year. Thanks for glittering it up with Delightful Challenges.

  15. soooo pretty! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Shelly's Images for our TTThursday challenge. Please join us again soon.

  16. Lovely card, great image and papers. Thanks for sharing with us at The Crafty Pad this week.

    Pat xx

  17. gorgeous card hun.Goodluck at abc challenges this week.

    hugs Clare x

  18. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at IDIC.

  19. Lovely coloring in this sweet card, really glad you joined IDIC challenge this week! Hugs from sweden!

  20. Simply beautiful! I love the watercolor look! :)

  21. Well done. Thanks for playing with us at IDIC.

  22. This is such a pretty card! Thanks for playing at LC

    hugs Lexi xxx


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