Monday, January 6, 2014

Craft It Up & Link It Up #22 - Winter

Happy Monday!! I hope you had a wonderful weekend!! It's time for another fun challenge at Craftin' Desert Divas!! This week our theme is Winter...a good one since there are inches of snow on the ground and the temps are dipping into the negatives :( I hope you are all faring well against this brutal winter storm.

Our sponsors for this challenge are KaDoodle Bug Designs with $15 gift certificate, CardzTv
 with a stamp set, and Miriam's with $5 Credit (not on ATG or shipping).


My card was created with heavyweight cardstock from Canvas Corp. Spellbinders Card Creators Dies A were used to cut the paper. It was then embossed with a Cuttlebug snowflake embossing folder and gems from Recollections were used for the center of the snowflakes. Winter Wishes are K Andrew Designs stamps.


The stamp is a Hero Arts Overexposed Tree, stamped in Tumbled Glass Distress Ink on a Spellbinders Card Creators B die. I just love tree stamps, and this one is so awesome!! It was popped up with foam tape for dimension.


I am entering this in the following challenges:
  1. Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Blues
  2. DL.Art - January Linky
  3. Just B Creative Crazy - December Linky
  4. Little Scrap Pieces - Anything Goes
Now it's your turn!! Head on over to Craftin Desert Divas to see the amazing projects my talented design team sisters have created for today's challenge. Then link up your Winter project...I can't wait to see what you create :)

44 comments:

  1. Gorgeous wintery scene!! Love that awesome tree stamp, so pretty! We have a blizzard warning right now, it is terrible here, pretty, but cold, and very wintery. Stay safe and warm my friend...I plan to stay in and get creative!!

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  2. Hi lisa oh this is so pretty love the hero arts stamp and that aqua colour is just beautiful!!!

    Hugs

    Vic xx

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  3. Ooooh.....beautiful. Love the embossed panel and the blue against white...a classic!

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  4. Lisa the tree is spectacular...stunning stamping!

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  5. Absolutely gorgeous, Lisa!! I love that soft blue tree and the added sparkles, just stunning. Happy Monday sweet lady!!

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  6. Gorgeous card Lisa, I like the tree the embossing and the gems
    Kevin xx

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  7. Beautiful card my friend, love the embossed snowflakes and bling tfs!!!

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  8. This is so pretty! I love the embossing!

    Stacey -- DT sister

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  9. This is so pretty and very wintery looking. Love the blue and the embossing.

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  10. What a beautiful card! I love the embossing and your tree looks fabulous!
    Pam
    scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

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  11. wow this card is gourgeous. amazing my friend. love it. hugs

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  12. So beautiful! I love the sparkle added to the centers of the snowflakes and the blue is perfect!

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  13. This card is very beautiful !!! I love the stamp, the colors , and that embossed background is beautiful !!

    hugs,
    Mayra
    Mayrasdesigns.blogspot.com

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  14. Beautiful card!!!Wishing you a belated New Year,hope to get back blogging again!!!

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  15. My sweetest friend, this is such a gorgeous representation of winter's beauty! :o) (I stopped counting at 10 inches from the storm.... so much snow here!) The embossing is so beautiful, especially with their sparkling centers. The tree stamp looks incredible and I love the Tumbled Glass choice. It's my favorite blue and also so lovely for a bright wintry card. The dimension, as always, is fantastic. Your projects are always a treat, my treasured friend! Stay warm and have a happy, sparkly day. :o)

    Hugs and blessings!

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  16. Wow, soooooo pretty Lisa! I LOVE the tree....it just stands out so beautiful! The embossing and little fun gems are gorgeous! I love the design!

    Keep warm my friend....it is brutal here to! Ugh, -24 below without the windshield! Thank goodness we have a heated garage and warm cars!
    I hate to go ANYWHERE but I am off to pick up Arya for a bit so my daughter can work. She is trying to work from home today and said Mom, this is just not working to well with my little toddler into everything, hehe I giggled-yeah, I remember those days! I will come get her for a little bit and give you a little break :) She loves coming to my house as much as I love having her...she is now telling my daughter.......I stay at nanny and Paps's, k-bye! No funny ha?
    Sherrie K

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  17. Absolutely gorgeous! It should be in a magazine!

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  18. Such a beautiful card Lisa, I love the embossing and the bling you added :)

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  19. OOOOW! Cold and wintry, just like the weather. Keep those extremities warm by stamping and die cutting up a storm. I've got a stack of cards 2" high so far, enough blog posts for a couple of weeks. Stay warm, your card is awesome, my friend.
    Mindy
    http://mulberrymindy.blogspot.com

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  20. This is just GORGEOUS my friend!!!Love how the tree looks very different but beautiful!!
    Have a wonderful day my fabulous friend,
    M'
    ♥ Crafting With Creative M ♥

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  21. WOW! this card is BEAUTIFUL and it sure goes with all the crazy arctic weather that is happening right now. I love all the rhinestones:) Enjoy the rest of your day!
    Hugs,
    Norma

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  22. Such a pretty card, love the blings you added to it. I hope your keeping warm my friend.

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  23. This is gorgeous Lisa! I love the two types of embossing you used, the pretty aqua color and the gems you added!

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  24. This is just beautiful Lisa! Such a stunning card!!!
    Wish we were living in a beautiful pic right now instead of the blizzard warning our area was just alerted too :( Burrrrrrr so cold!!!
    Anyways awesome job!

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  25. Lovely card, Lisa. I've been favoring things in shades of blue/aqua and whites latley. Oh and the subtle bling is just perfect, too! Hope all is well.
    Hugs,
    Lisa

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  26. Beautiful card! Love the embossing and stamping :)

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  27. Beautiful card - love how you added the gems to the embossing - gorgeous!

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  28. I just love it Lisa!!! It's so pretty!!! That tree stamp is rather fabulous!!!
    So I had an idea I shared with Sherrie...;)
    How about you and Sherrie pack your bags and jump on a plane and come visit me :) I can promise warmer weather, walks on the beach, lots of fun, good food, and ton of laughs....do I sound like a commercial for Cali? I'll pick ya up at LAX :)

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  29. Beautiful card, Lisa! I love the embossing and the wonderful tree!
    Have a great day.
    Gerda

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  30. Very pretty! Love that you scattered the gems.

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  31. Stunning card! I especially like the stamped image and the bling. Thanks for the inspiration! :)

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  32. Lisa,
    Hope you are staying warm and safe back there with all the snow and frigid temps! I am imagining this spectacular card looks very similar to what Hoosiers are seeing outside their windows! It's very beautiful!
    Hugs, Debbie!

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  33. Beautiful card. It looks so Wintery. Love the gems on the snowflakes.

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  34. OHHHHHHH! I love the embossing with the gem centers and that beautiful blue ink to make that tree stand out! Perfect winter card:)
    THANKS so much for stopping by my blog and leaving some love <3 HUGS <3

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  35. Such Gorgeous cards Lisa ..You have created such beautiful winter theme in each of them :)

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  36. Lisa this is gorgeous! I love the this tree image! Perfect for the CDD challenge!

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  37. Such a beautiful card, Lisa! The snowflake embossing looks great and I love how you added all the different colored bling! I really like the sentiment and tree stamp too! :)

    Karen
    craftedwithlovebykaren.blogspot.com

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  38. I'm lovin' how you've created this card. Very nice, love the stamped tree with the embossed background.

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  39. Absolutely, positively gorgeous Lisa!!!
    Hugs,
    Lori

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  40. Such a gorgeous holiday card! Love the beautiful embossed background and the fabulous colors. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. :)

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