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Saturday, January 11, 2014

Merry Monday ~ First for the New Year!

A brand new blog for the Merry Monday Challenge , this time they are looking for twine or ribbon on your Christmas card. 
It is nice to get a good start on your Christmas cards...I know it seems way too early, but trust me, you will love it come November when you need to start addressing your envelopes.
Papertrey white, and shimmer paper
Nativity Silhouettes, Nativity Additions, Rustic Wreath
kraft, versamark, gold embossing powder
May arts twine 


  1. Colleen, I love your color choices and design. Thank you for joining us at Merry Monday!

  2. Lovely card. I saw it on Merry Monday

  3. I do love this image and the way you have used the wreath stamp, very effective.
    The twine is a nice touch. Thank you so much for joining us at Merry Monday Colleen.

  4. The twine is the perfect finish for this beautiful scene! Wonderful layout! Thanks for sharing it with us at Merry Monday!

  5. Great start on Christmas cards! A beautiful nativity scene! A very pretty design, too!

  6. This card is so neat! Loved how you used the partial wreath draws attention to the baby Jesus in such a wonderful way. I really like the color scheme,'s not one I would have ever thought of.

  7. Beautiful card. I love the gold and the bottom edge is so pretty.

  8. I really like how you used the rustic wreath! That is so smart...something I would never have thought to do. The gold makes this card so striking. You are very, very wise to get going on your cards so early!

  9. Stunning that wreath with your wise men, just beautiful.


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