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Thursday, July 25, 2013

5 Months Until Christmas Blog Hop!

Well, it's official...we are past the half way mark until Christmas! I feel like time is just ticking, the 25th seems to roll around so quickly each month or maybe I just need to stop and smell the roses once in a while :)

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 creative Heather's blog then you are in the right place. If you happened to stumble upon me, please start at crafty 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 "non-traditional Christmas colours" and I think I did accomplish that. I hope you enjoy my cards and let me know what you think.

Card 1
the inside...

 Card 2
the inside...

Blog Hope Order
Mary (that's Me)
I hope you enjoyed our cards today and maybe got inspired to start some of your own :)



Sandy Smith said...

Mary you nailed the theme!!!
Your colours are awesome I especially adore the purple.
Love the layout of both of your cards and your colouring is beautiful.
Great Job!

Shari said...

Mary, both cards are so wonderful! I love the purple one! Yeah you heard me, the purple one - love the layout and the way you have colooured the image, just beautiful! Love the blong on the Tilda stocking card, so pretty! Great job!


Heather said...

Mary, both Tildas are so cute. I like the colours on both cards. It's nice to get away from the traditional for a change. Hugs!

Sara said...

I LOVE tilda so I super love your cards , she is so sweet and defiantly non traditional colours .. Great job :)

snappy scrappy said...

Both are fab...great images and colouring!!!

Sally said...

Two great cards and definetely fit the bill or non traditional. Love the images and I might have to try some of these brighter colours.
Hugs Sally xxxx

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