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Saturday, May 25, 2013

7 Months Till Christmas Blog Hop

Hello there,

I am so glad you are here for our monthly Christmas Blog hop that we do on the 25th of every month. A few of us do this hop to get a head start on our Christmas cards as November and beyond are just so busy with all the prep.

If you arrived here from super creative Heather's blog then you are in the right place. If you happened to stumble upon me, please start at Shari's blog and hop along to see everyone's creations. I will post the blog hop order at the bottom of my post.

Our theme this month was flowers and here is what I came up with, I hope you enjoy...
Card 1
and a close up...

Materials used
  • Silver and red cardstock from my stash
  • The tree stamp is from called "Funky Christmas"
  • Sentiment is from Gina K "Seasoned Sayings"
  • Poinsettias I bought at my local dollar store
Card 2

Materials Used
  • Martha Stewart Branch Punch
  • Poinsettias are the same as above
  • Sentiment is Close To My Heart "Festive Thoughts"
Blog Hop Order
1.) Shari

4.) Sara

5.) Sandy
Thank you so much for stopping by! Hopefully you get some time to create this weekend :)


Sandy Smith said...

Mary these are both beautiful cards. Love the layouts. The tree stamp is amazing!!! Hope that you have a great weekend!!

Sally said...

These are great cards Mary, love the beautiful tree with the flower and great layout on the second one.
Have a good weekend.
Hugs Sally xx

Georgiana said...

Wonderful festive cards for the holidays. Keep counting down and you will have your stack before Christmas.

Happy Memorial Day weekend,
• Carson's Creations •

Kerry Turner said...

Adorable cards Mary!

Heather said...

Beautiful cards. The wreath made out of branches is so cool. Bet that took awhile. Hugs!!

Nikki said...

Love that stamp for a tree what a quick card that would make for xmas
love the wreathe you made with the MS punch hugs Nikki

Shari said...

Mary, both cards are wonderful! Love the embossed tree and the wreath is awesome!


Roxann said...

Beautiful cards, Mary! Just popping in to say "hello". Can't believe it will be Christmas in 7 months!

Sara said...

Totally realized I forgot to go back and comment on everyone's post last month. :) sorry my mind filters are on work lately and everything else it kicks back out until something reminds me....

- Lovely cards Mary :) look forward to seeing this months.

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