Monday, July 21, 2014

Craft It Up & Link It Up #36 - Christmas in July

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Happy Monday!! It's time for another fun Craft It Up and Link It Up Linky Party at Craftin Desert Divas!! The theme for this challenge is Christmas in July. Our sponsors for this challenge are: Craftin Desert Divas - 1 Stamp Set; My Scrap Chick - $10 Coupon Code; May Arts Ribbon - 3 mm Diamond Chain.

For this card, I used papers from My Mind's Eye Lost and Found Christmas. The shape is a Spellbinders Postage Stamp die. The next layer is a Spellbinders Classic Squares Large die.

A Spellbinders Deckled Rectangles Large die was used with a. The next layer is a Spellbinders Classic Squares Large die and then a Spellbinders Romantic Rectangles with the Santa image. The button is a Spellbinders Whimsey die.

Merry Christmas is from Craftin Desert Divas Happy Celebrations stamp set:

You can purchase this set HERE.

I am entering this in the following challenges:
  1. DL.Art - July Linky
  2. Word Art Wednesday - Anything Goes
Now it's your turn!! Head on over to Craftin Desert Divas to see the amazing projects my Design Team sisters have created for today's challenge!! Then link up your Christmas in July project!! I can't wait to see what you create :)


  1. Awesome card, Lisa! Love the Santa.
    Hope you have a great week.

  2. Great card Lisa. Love the vintage feel with the beautiful now and the Santa. Thanks for joining the DL.ART JULY LINKY CHALLENGE

  3. Lovely card ! I loved the rays n Santa !

  4. Love the sheer elegance of this card Lisa
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  5. Gorgeous card and my goodness, look at that beautiful bow!! Love the vintage look of it and the Spellbinders dies you have lots of those dies, I am sooooooooooo think you are the Spellbinders Queen...every time I come here, my die list gets longer and longer!! Anywho, a very pretty card and you are now one Christmas card ahead.....have a wonderful crafting week and enjoy the is to get very hot!!

  6. LIke the Santa card. Especially like the postage stamp cut & bow. Noticed something odd when I go to the Craftin Dessert Diva site I get a screen that has PhotoBucket stuff on it and I cannot see the screen clearly. Do you know what the problem is? Can you get to the site ok?
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  7. Love that Santa image and your card looks fabulous. Especially like the postage stamp design.

  8. I love the oldfashioned Santa and the way you layed out your card.

  9. Fabulous Vintage Inspired card!!

  10. Well, geez...haven't you been busy today?! Great Christmas card, Lisa! One down...many more to go! :)

    Have a good day!

  11. This is such a beautiful Christmas card! Love the vintage Santa and beautiful papers!

  12. My sweetest friend, you know my Christmas-loving self is just over-the-moon to see a festive project from you! :o) What a fantastic (and brilliant) use of lovely dies and beautiful papers! I LOVE that Santa! I wish I had that stack just for that part. :o) (Well, and all of the other papers... hehe!) Your die choices work together so beautifully to stand alone, yet showcase the pretty papers and sentiment so happily. The little button die is so sweet! Wonderfully done as always, my dear Lisa! Merry Christmas! (I couldn't resist.) :o)

    Hugs and blessings,

  13. Love this vintage-inspired card...:)

  14. Another superb card, Lisa! I love all the die layers in this card, especially the postage die. And the Lost and Found papers are my FAVORITE. Have a sweet day! :D

  15. i do not want to think about christmas yet. no. ;) but i love your vintage santa and postage shaped card is pretty colors. the bow is beautiful!

  16. Gorgeous Christmas card !!!!! Love the vintage look !!!

  17. Another gorgeous card!!! LOVE this Christmas card!!!
    You are AWESOME with those dies and stamps!!!
    Thanks for sharing my friend!!

  18. Elegance describes this card best. Love the Santa. Great use of the dies as always.
    Have a creative day.

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  19. LOVE this Christmas card!!! Its absolutely GORGEOUS!!! OMG!! I love the postage stamp die!!
    The ribbon is just GORGEOUS!! Adore the Santa!!! Simply BEAUTIFUL!!
    This must be my Christmas card, right? LOL
    Have a wonderful day my fabulous friend,
    *Crafting With Creative M*

  20. I love your card. That Santa is great.

  21. Wow, love this card Lisa!! That santa is amazing and I love the postage stamp base. Your papers are great and I have them too but struggle at times with some of the pattern papers. This one looks great on this card! Hugs, Brenda


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