Monday, November 8, 2010

Woodware USA Blog Hop...

Green, slender, leaf-clad holly boughs Were twisted gracefu' round her brows, I took her for some Scottish Muse, By that same token, An' come to stop those reckless vows, Would soon be broken. -Robert Burns
Hello and welcome to the Woodware USA Blog Hop! If you came from Kerry's blog you are on the right track, if not Head over to the Woodware USA Blog and start from the beginning.

The Design Team are all showing you some of the Newer stamps available through Woodware USA, I grabbed up the set called Holly Swirls as soon as I saw it! I LOVE Holly, it is one of my favorite Christmas motifs.

I decided to go Clean and Simple for this card, which means Fabriano for me! I LOVE these cards!!

I love the font on the two sentiments included in the Holly Swirl set...

Stamps: Holly Swirls (Woodware USA)
Paper: Fabriano Folded Reply Card
Ink: Ruby Red, Wild Wasabi (SU,) Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Misc: Stickles, Taffeta Ribbon, Waterbrush

Christmas Card Challenges:
Lexi's Creations: Anything goes
Allsorts: Christmas
Incy Wincy Designs: Anything goes
Tip Top Tuesday: Chistmas
Freshly Brewed: Anything Goes
Raise the Bar: Curves (swirls)
WhoopsiDaisy: Christmas
Stamp & Create: Tis the Season
Wild Orchid: Classic Christmas
Charisma Cardz: With Love at Christmas
Polka Doodle: Quick & Easy Christmas

Starting next Monday there will be Challenges every Monday on the Woodware USA Blog, you can play along with or without Woodware images, make sure to come back next Monday to see what I've cooked up for the challenge and to play along!

Your Next Stop on the Hop is DAWN, if you get lost you can start again at the Woodware USA Blog! Make sure to stop at ALL the DT blogs and comment, one of the blogs has a PRIZE but you have to comment on all the post to be eligible to win!!

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. This is the most elegant christmas card!! Nice and simple!!!

  2. wow Rachel, your card is stunning and I agree, that font is gorgeous ♥

  3. Wow, what an awesome CAS card this is. Love that image and the ribbon is a perfect finish!

  4. Gorgeous card, Rach! I love the little bit that you added on the inside too! :)

  5. Very simple and elegant. I love how textured the paper looks, and that you added the little holly on the inside - I need to do that more.

  6. A beatifully elegant card.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Allsorts callenge this week and good luck.

    B x
    More Stampalot candy here

  7. Beautiful card! Thank you!

  8. So incredibly elegant, Rachel!! I love the poem at the beginning! Fantastic job!

  9. Awesome card, I love the holly swirl stamp and the bow!
    Thank you for joining us at the Whoopsi Daisy challenge this week. Hope you'll join us in our challenge weekly.
    Hugs, Rleen

  10. I love holly, too, and this card is fabulous! So beautiful and luxurious!

  11. oh i do looove this card so elegant
    Thankyou for joinig in at whoopsidaisy

  12. What a great card. I love the clean and simple layout. Thanks for joining us at WhoopsiDaisy.

  13. This is a beautiful, simple yet elegant card.

  14. A beautiful, elegant card
    Thanks for joining my challenge at ALLSORTS this week, Good Luck
    Hugz Fleur xXx

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  16. I LOVE that holly stamp. It made such a lovely clean and simple card -- those are the best.

  17. Great take on our challenge with your swirls!! Just a beautiful card and your paper is so awesome!! Thanks for joining us this week at Raise the Bar!

  18. Gorgeous card! I love the simplicity of it.

  19. I love the simple and sleek. You tied it to the photo challenge SOOO well!!

  20. Beautiful! Love the simplicity of the card and the delicious paper. The ribbon is just the perfect touch too.

  21. I love the font too on the greeting but I love the holly stamp too. good Clean and Simple card.

  22. This is beautiful! Love the watercolour look and the way you've stamped the inside as well!

  23. Pretty! I love that font on the sentiment too, great one!

  24. So, so elegant - love it!!!

  25. Your card is so elegant and simply beautiful. Just gorgeous! So glad you joined us for this weeks Christmas Card challenge!

  26. The Holly is simply gorgeous on this card...inside and out! The way you distressed the edges gives it real personality!!!!

  27. Classy and elegant, love the holly swirls!

  28. Thanks for joining the Charisma challenge.Your card is beautiful.
    xx Vee

  29. This is so beautiful, love it! Thanks for joining us this week at Christmas Card Challenges!

  30. beautiful card!

  31. Rachel I love your card - the holly on that elegant paper is awesome and I love the inside too! Gorgeous CAS card!

  32. Great creation with a beautiful font! Thanks for joining us at WOC challenge this time - hope to see you again next time :)
    Hugs, Lena K

  33. Fabulous card, love the simple and clean layout. Thanks for joining us this time at Whoopsi.
    Love and hugs
    Emma and Susan

  34. Beautiful Christmas creation! Thanks for sharing your project with us at Polka Doodles this week.

  35. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining in the polkadoodle challenge

  36. Gorgeous card, i really like the things you make.. i will become a follow.. glad that i join this bloghop.. because i found you :-)



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