Merry Monday 170:

Good morning all!  I hope you enjoyed your weekend.  It's the last day of August today - isn't that just crazy!!

This week at Merry Monday, Karren has chosen the theme of using HOLLY on your Christmas card:

Holly may not be the "star" of my show but it's all I had.  Note to self - buy a big holly die cut =)

Cardstock - Stampin' Up! Old OliveStampin' Up! Real RedCanson XL Watercolor paper
Dies - My Favorite Things Die-namics Blueprints 20, MFT Die-namics Blueprints 13, 
MFT Vertical Stitched Strips, Reverse Confetti Tag Me Confetti Cuts, Reverse Confetti Branch Out Confetti Cuts, Avery Elle Simply Said: Happy
Stamps - Avery Elle Simply Said: Happy
Inks - VersaMark Watermark

Paper - Doodlebug Santa Express (retired)
Others - Tsukineko Clear embossing powderAmerican Crafts twineStudio Calico clothespin

I created this card for the following challenge:

Can You Case It

As always, do not forget to check out the rest of my teamies' fantastic creations at Merry Monday and come play along too!!!

Looking for more Christmas inspiration??  Come visit our Pinterest page:  Merry Monday Design Team Christmas Card Creations

Have a fantastic Monday - cheers all!


Wendy said...

So cute, Deanne! Love your card design and the mix of papers! That tag is fabulous!!! Hope you have a wonderful week! :)

Kristie Goulet said...

Very cute, Deanne! Love the mix of papers. Have a great week!

Eva Bussom said...

Deanne Love your card this week. The tag and elements are adorable! Thanks for joining CYCI :) Eva

Dawn Fields said...

This card is so festive! Love it! Thanks for joining us at CYCI!

Wynne Grob said...

Love it! What a great tag card...you used one of my favorite tag dies...Thanks for joining us at CYCI ~ Wynne

Maria A. said...

Oh WOW!! this mix of pattern paper is amazing, love the teeny, tiny holly DSP, so adorable.
Sweet and festive card, the HAPPY die cut sentiment adds such a fabulous detail as well as your sweet bow with the little clothes pin.
Thank you for sharing at Merry Monday.
Maria Rodriguez.

Bonnie said...

Your cards always make me happy, Deanne! This is the perfect bit of holly! Hope you have a wonderful week!

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Why buy a holly die when you can rock holly paper like you did?! Just love everything about this card, Deanne; you have such a deft hand with layering the right pieces! Thanks for the inspiration at Merry Monday!!

Rochelle Blok said...

Such a fun and bright Christmas card Deanne! Love the mix of patterned paper and those gorgeous trees! Thanks for playing along this week at Can You Case it? Rochelle xo

Kathy Schweinfurth said...

Deanne, your card is so festive and fun! Love all the layers, papers and elements you added! Hope you have a wonderful week!

Greta said...

Oh my word--what a fabulous card, Deanne! I love the papers, design, everything!

Notes by Nina said...

I am loving these festive papers and all the fantastic layers and details.

Karren said...

This is one gorgeous card and there is the perfect amount of holly on it! But don't let that stop you from buying a holly die cut :)