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Merry Monday #101

Happy Monday all!

 I know a lot of you are seeing many signs of Spring, but we still have a lot of snow here.  And by a lot of snow, I mean it :)  And it's been cold and dreary again.

This is our backyard facing our garage, as you can see the snow is basically still up to our knees.  Actually that isn't obvious by the photo - but trust me it is :)

(please don't judge, we just moved in before Winter arrived and of course hadn't been able to do anything to our new yard.  Any guesses to what we will be busy with this Summer??)

With that said, welcome to another week at Merry Monday, where we all get a head start on our Christmas cards.

This week, Karren has chosen the theme of using only grey, red, and white:

Perhaps I should have used more grey than what actually made it onto my card, but I wanted to keep this one simple.  I try to challenge myself on a weekly basis of doing different styles.  As you can see, this week I went with CAS :)

And jingle bells, I love jingle bells :)

Card Ingredients:
Stamps: Studio G sentiment
Inks: Memento Rhubarb Stalk
Cardstock: Bazzill
Bits/Bobs: Christmas tree ornament, Celebrate It jingle bells, American Crafts jute

Thanks for the visit - cheers!!



JoAnn said…
Love the glittery snowflake. Very pretty card. CAS works for me. :)
Kristie Goulet said…
LOVE your glittery snowflake! CAS perfection!!! The jingle bells are just the perfect touch.

We are still buried in snow here in Northern NH too. UGH!!!
Lori Turner said…
Hey, Deanne - your yard looks a lot like ours here in central Alberta! We have snow up to our thighs still in some spots...Love this card! That glittery snowflake is awesome :) Have a super week xoxxo
Chrissy said…
Gorgeous elegant Christmas card the bells and can almost hear them tinkling..sending you sunshine from the end of my Summer..

Annette said…
Wow, that's a lot of snow! Where's the snowman??!! LOL
Fab card, and I love the added twine to the sparkly snowflake.
LeAnne said…
I love doing different styles too...and I LOVE this one! Your snowflake is just gorgeous in all its glittery red goodness! I wish they made collapsible jingle bells, I hate having bumpy cards though!
Bonnie said…
This snowflake is gorgeous, Deanne! And I love the jingle bells! Have a great week!
Love, love, love your snowflake and the jingle bells in the center!
Wendy said…
This is beautiful, Deanne! I just love that big sparkly snowflake and those oh so adorable jingle bells! Your card is perfect & very festive! Have a wonderful week! :)
Wow - this is gorgeous, Deanne! The snowflake just pops with sparkles!!
Katie Melhus said…
CAS gorgeousness - Mission Accomplished!
Notes by Nina said…
Beautiful card Deanne, your snowflake is gorgeous.
Heather North said…
I love fresh fallen snow when it covers everything in a crisp blanket of sparkling white. After that it is time for it to go. The good thing is it isn't hurting your Christmas card mojo. You've created a beautiful sparkling snowflake card. Hope Spring sunshine comes for you soon.
Karen Davis said…
What a glorious glittered snowflake Deanne. Such a perfect centre piece.
Love the wee wisp of twine too. Lovely.
Karren said…
I think this is fabulous, Deanne! That snowflake with the little jingle bells is just gorgeous!
1CardCreator said…
Beautiful card, I love the snowflake, great bling! ~Diane
Irish Cherokee said…
Beautiful card Deanne. Glimmering red snowflake is an attention getter.
Darnell said…
Just gorgeous, Deanne! I love your simple but stunning snowflake!! Hugs, Darnell
Judy1223 said…
Deanne, its raining here and finally the snow is gone! Never thought I'd see the ground again! Your card is glittery goodness, that's all I can say! Gorgeous glittery snowflake!
JD/ Jill said…
Pretty card! I like all the bling! I know is a post from a while ago...but I know what you mean about all the snow. In my area today, we are finally seeing sunshine! It has been a while...hope it dries up all the MUD that we have in our yard.