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Monday, February 17, 2014

Merry Monday # 96 ~ HOLLY~

I won the Guest Designer spot on Feb.10, so here is my card for this challenge.
I was asked to create a card with holly on it.
I took it a step further and added a Holly Jolly sentiment too!
If you want to play along, you can go HERE
There are awesome "holly" cards to inspire you by the team, so be sure to go
and check it out and get ahead of your Christmas cards this year!
A HUGE thank you to the ladies who voted for my card to be the winner,
I am honored!

Stamps:  PTI Holly Jolly, Polka Dot # 9, Holiday Spirit Sentiments
ink:  ripe avocado, pure poppy, versamark
 gold embossing powder, Lil' Inkers stitched mat
paper: select white, pure poppy, gold shimmer




 

16 comments:

  1. I love this layered tree in such festive paper! The holly border is perfect. Congratulations on winning guest designer.

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  2. Ohh.. your tree.... I LOVE it! And the holly borderstamp is really a well chosen companion! Guesst designership so deserved!

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  3. Lovely card Colleen, the holly border is fabulous. So glad you are joining us as Guest Designer this week.

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  4. Colleen, I love the quilt-y cozy look of your tree and that holly border is great! so glad to have you as a Guest Designer this week!

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  5. Ack! Aren't you clever to add a "holly" sentiment too! Sweet little card!

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  6. Beautiful card Colleen, that holly border is fabulous. So glad to have you as a Guest Designer this week!

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  7. I LOVE all this red! Love the holly border and the perfect sentiment! So glad you could be our a Guest Designer this week!

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  8. The holly is so elegant and I just love your tree! Thanks for being our guest designer this week!

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  9. Love your holly border and that tree is just divine! Gorgeous card, Colleen. Thanks for joining us as GD this week.

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  10. Hi Colleen and congratulations ! I love this sweet card with the layered tree. Your holly border is beautiful light and airy!

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  11. Such a pretty card, Colleen! Love your diecut tree and pretty holly leaf border! Thank you for joining us this week as our Guest Designer! :)

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  12. Hi Colleen, so lovely to have you along with us this week. I love the delicate holly border you have used and the tree is so sweet. An all round gorgeous card. :-)

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  13. Love this Col. So very clean and simple.

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  14. This is wonderful....I know the challenge was for holly, but I LOVE the tree! Congrats on being our GD this week!

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  15. Fantastic to have you as a Guest Designer this week Colleen at Merry Monday. I love the country feel to your Christmas tree and the Holly border finishes it off beautifully.

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  16. Congrats on being Guest Designer at Merry Monday this week, Colleen! I love your festive card, especially the border of holly leaves!

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