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Merry Monday #102

 Merry Monday all!!  I have been under the weather for over a week now, but I am finally feeling back to normal.  I've been missing my craft room and can't wait to be spending a bit more time in it :)

Welcome to another week at Merry Monday, where we all get a head start on our Christmas cards.

This week, Debbie has chosen the theme of using mistletoe on your card.

I really went with non-traditional colours using red, yellow, and moss green plus I used this sweet lil cutie pie (although my husband says she looks "freaky" - but what does he know)

Again, using one of my favourite embellishments, flowers:

Card Ingredients:
Stamps: Vintage Ephemera kissing girl, Simon Says Stamp! Big Holiday Wishes (sentiment), KaiserCraft Tiny Dot (background)
Inks:  Craftsmart Gold and Chocolate Brown, Tim Holtz Old Paper and Frayed Burlap
Papers:  Pink Paislee Snow Village,  MME Vintage Finds
Cardstock: Bazzill, Recollections
Bits/Bobs:  Wild Orchid flowers, Little Yellow Bicycle stick pins
Tools:  Oval and Labels 8 Nesties,

I created this card for the following challenges:  jingle belles - spirit of Christmas past (vintage)

Don't forget to check out the rest of my teamies super fantastic creations at Merry Monday.  The creativity this week is crazy awesome :)

Thanks for the visit - cheers!



Desire Fourie said…
Oh wow this is just gorgeous. So love the vintage feel and the oval shape on the decorative rectangle shape.
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JD/ Jill said…
Wow! I really like this. That image is fabulous. Hope it's still available! It reminds me of a doll my Mother used to have. Your card the layout and colors just go perfectly with that image.
What a sweet image, Deanne, and fabulous colors!
Irish Cherokee said…
Your husband apparently does not like vintage. I do. Extra special and extra cute. Gorgeous card. The coloring is outstanding.
Wendy said…
So glad to hear your starting to feel better! Love your card, Deanne! This vintage image is adorable and I love the colors, too! Have a wonderful week! :)
Kristie Goulet said…
So happy to hear you are starting to feel better! Very pretty vintage card!! Have a great week! :)
Katie Melhus said…
So pretty, Deanne. And freaky in just the right amount, lol! Love your background paper and your sentiment is just perfect *wink wink* great minds, right? :)
Lori Turner said…
Love this vintage card, Deanne! Gorgeous!!
Annette said…
Lovely card Deanne and love the rich red flowers too.
Bonnie said…
She doesn't look freaky at all! And she's blowing a kiss! What could be sweeter? Love the pretty flowers that frame her!
Monika/Buzsy said…
What a darling card Deanne. Love the vintage image in the oval... the flowers are so pretty.
Karen Davis said…
SOOO gorgeous Deanne. I love the wee girl in the image, is she blowing a kiss from under the Mistletoe. I love the paper flowers as well. I have masses of them but seem to have lost my way from my beloved shabby.
Karren said…
Glad you're feeling better now, Deanne! Your card is gorgeous - and that is such a cute image. Beautiful flowers to finish off a beautiful card!
The little girl looks like she's holding a secret! Such a pretty image to use for a fabulous card!
Notes by Nina said…
Beautiful card Deanne, this vintage image is lovely and the papers are a perfect blend with your colours.
SmilynStef said…
What a cutie ... I love the dimension of the layered frames ... so very glad you went Vintage with us at jingle belles.
Greta said…
Sweet card! Those colors really work & the flowers are a lovely touch!
1CardCreator said…
Gorgeous card, love the vintage image too! ~Diane
Margaret Moody said…
Gorgeous card, Deanne! I love your vintage image and the sweet sentiment!
Susan Joyce said…
I love your sweet image Deanne, the little girl is such a darling. Beautiful Vintage card.
lauren bergold said…
what an amazingly lovely and perfectly appealing holiday card, and that sentiment is just PERFECT with the adorable image! thanks for sharing your vintage style with us at JINGLE BELLES! <3