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Warm Winter Wishes

I’ve gone and done it…..I started on my Christmas cards. I know, I know, it is super early, but that is the idea. Maybe if I start on them now, I will have them done early and won’t be stressing come December.

I love this cute image created by Crissy Armstrong. Ann Vento of Raindrop Echo Designs created a set of sentiments that coordinate perfectly with the image. Both are available at Whimsy Stamps.

Thank you for stopping by! Have a great week!


  • Stamps: Warm Winter Wishes by Crissy’s Digis, Warm Winter Wishes Sentiments by Raindrop Echo Designs (Both available on Whimsy Stamps)
  • Inks: Close To My Heart Crystal Blue
  • Papers: Papertrey kraft CS, Stampin’ Up Real Red CS, Neenah Solar Crest CS, Cosmo Cricket Mitten Weather mini deck
  • Tools: Copic markers, Big Shot, Spellbinders Nestabilities, Stampin’ Up circle punch
  • Embellishments: Doodlebug Ladybug crushed velvet flock, Close To My Heart fun flock, Stampin’ Up Real Red ribbon, the Twinery baker’s twine, misc. button



Kristie said…
Very cute!! I love the blue inking around the image.
Karen B. said…
Kudos to you for starting early! I don't even send out Christmas cards but you are making me want to!
runzalot81 said…
I love it! Started on mine back in January :p
StephC said…
Adorable image! Great card! So glad you joined us for this weeks CCC!
Rainbow Lady said…
Never too early for Christmas in my book and this is a lovely card. Thanks so much
Love Cynthia x
Ann said…
oh wowza the colours on this are totally scrumptious and such a cute image too. Love it.
Ann xxx
Bah! Humbug! DT
Marilyn Webb said…
Gorgeous, the colors on this card just pop right up! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Catch The Bug.
hugs Marilyn
Ann Whitfield said…
Just gorgeous Cheryl - I love the image. Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's
Ann x
MaryB said…
Adorable. Love the image and all the attention to detail.

Thank you for joining us at Craft Us Crazy.
Janis said…
Beautiful Christmas card! I made a Christmas card last week, so I don't think it's too early. :) Thanks for playing with us at Paper Playtime. :) Janis
Max said…
It's NEVER too early to make a start and over at Bah! Humnbug! we've been making Christmas cards since January lol! This is a super card Cheryl ... fabby image and beautiful papers. Thank you for sharing with us at Bah! Humbug!

Max's Craft Creations
Bah! Humbug! Challenges DT
Courtney said…
This is absolutely ADORABLE Cheryl!! Thanks so much for joining in on our Red, White & Blue Challenge at Penny’s. Good Luck!!

Hannah Clark said…
This is so cute and fun! Just adorable! Thanks for joining us at Penny's!
Kathy said…
Great holiday card and good for you for getting ahead, it really helps come December. This image and sentiment combo are too sweet together.
Tammy said…
Adorable card Cheryl!! Your coloring is gorgeous and I love the papers! ...thanks for joining us at Catch the Bug! :)
Sara I. said…
This is so gorgeous Cheryl!!! Love the plaid and the button/baker twine combo - its too cute for words!! Your cards never cease to amaze me :)
ike said…
Oh WOW - that is really gorgeous. I would love to get a Christmas card like that. :-)
Thank you for sharing with us at Forever Friends Monthly Challenge.
Ike xx
Well, I can't say I'm happy to see Christmas cards showing up on blogs, but this one does make me smile!!! Good for your startin' early!!!

Love the penguins!!!

Dori said…
This is just fantastic!!! I love the layout and the adorable papers you used together.
Carol said…
Never too early to start Cheryl! This is gorgeous, love your colours and the design. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ann' this time and I hope we see you again soon. Carol DT x
Anita said…
This is gorgeous Cheryl. Beautifully colored image and I love those papers. Great job getting an early start on the Christmas cards.
xiumaiyuki said…
What a darling Xmas card this is!!! Love the cute scene you created and those colors are so pretty!!

*sigh* I should, too, start on my Xmas stash... but it's hard to get into it when it's 100 degree outside. You are my hero!
Love your card. You are so smart to start on them now, I always get behind on Christmas cards.
Hazel said…
Super card with cute image. Thank you for joining in my CHNC challenge 26 - hope to see you soon. x
Hazel said…
Super card with cute image. Thank you for joining in my CHNC challenge 26 - hope to see you soon. x
Hazel said…
Super card with cute image. Thank you for joining in my CHNC challenge 26 - hope to see you soon. x
Mary said…
What a cute image, love what you did with it. Thanks for playing along with us at Paper Playtime
Cheryl, love this darling image. Gorgeous papers and everything is just perfect. I've made one card already but, I need to get real serious.
Tracey Brossart said…
So gorgeous! Reminds me I need to start cranking out my Christmas!

Thanks for playing along with us this week at "Paper Playtime" and good luck!

xx Tracey xx -PP/DT
Gorgeous card, sweetie and I love the image you have used….. Thanks for joing at Cutie Sunday.....

Marlene said…
This is so cute, Cheryl! Congrats on starting Christmas cards....I sure wish I could get in the mood so I'm not cursing come December. LOL.
This is such a great card!!! :-)
Jagerbaurin said…
a wonderful winter card have you done! I really like!
Thank you for participating in the creative stamp friends.
Teri said…
Aw, cute card hun!!
Thanks for playing this week at the Delicious Doodles Challenge, and good luck with the draw!
Teri x
Michaela said…
Beautiful card...
thanks for joining cutie sunday.
Nice Greeting from Austria
hugs Michaela
Georgia Ehrmann said…
such an adorable image and I love the papers that you have used.Everything looks wonderful together!Thank you for playing at IDIC this challenge and good luck!
Imke said…
It´s never to early to start with christmas cards. This one is really cute. Sweet image and great DP.
JanR said…
Aww, so cute! I love that dp. Thanks for playing with us at AiFactory.

JanR- AiF dt
Purple Crazy said…
Fab card, such a cute and fun image, thanks for sharing this week at Bah! Humbug!, hugs Wendy x
juelmarie said…
Yay You!! You're doing a Christmas card - I just did one myself! Thanks for joining us at Just Some Lines! Cute Cute Cute

Crafty Hugs
Juelmarie DT
Amberbop said…
Oh my word, Cheryl, this is adorable. Like mind blowing cute. It hurts. So cute it hurts.
Audrey Pettit said…
Good for you! You are smart to get started on your holiday cards now. Christmas always seems to sneak up on me, and then everything gets so hectic. :)
This is the most adorable card. I LOVE that sweet image, and your coloring is fabulous. Love the icy blue background you added to the image and love the pretty papers. Awesome sentiment placement, too.
Love your card & the super cute image. I don't think it's ever too early to start making Christmas cards.
Thanks so much for joining us in our "Summer Theme and/or Red, White & Blue” challenge at Craft Us Crazy and hope you will join us again!
Huggies ~
Craft Us Crazy DT
Love the rich, warm colors you chose...fits Christmas and red, white and a hint of blue...reminds me of a vintage card a little...great layout!
Tina said…
such a sweet image...just way to cute and the papers and colors are perfect..thanks for joining us at just some lines spotty dotty challenge

Cammy said…
Very sweet! Great card! Thanks for joining us at Catch the Bug this week!
jules said…
gorgeous card! thanks for joining us at IDIC this wk!
Dragonlady said…
Such cute card Cheryl. Thanks for playing at Die Cut Dreams.

Hugs Ali x
Tammy L said…
Love this! So nice to see Christmas in summer!
Thanks for joining our seeing red challenge at Craft your Passion this week.
Tammy GDT
Ute85 said…
such a sweet card..thanks for joining in the fun at Cutie Sunday...hugs Ute85
Gorgeous!!!!!!! Thanks for playing with us at Whoopsi Daisy. Hugs Nataliya.
Sheri said…
SO CUTE! Adorable image and great coloring! Thanks for sharing with us at Whoopsi Daisy ;-)
Great card Cheryl, love how you have colored the image! Great details. Thanks so much for joining our challenges this week at WHOOPSI DAISY, STAMP-N-DOODLE and JUST SOME LINES:)
Stine said…
A beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Cutie Sunday.
Hugs Stine
Padster said…
Fab card - love the colours - thanks for sharing with us at IDIC
Debbie xx
Beth said…
OMG how sweet and adorable Cheryl thanks for playing along with us at Whoopsie Daisy Challenge this week.
And what a fabulous start this is! Fantastic card!
Sande said…
This is lovely christmas card! the image is soooo cute!

Thanks for joining us on "3 DP" challenge at Forever Friends! And Whoopsi Daisy challenge.
Hugs, Sande xxx
Starla B. said…
This is so adorable. I love penguins!! Fab job.

Thank you for playing with us at Stamp-N-Doodle last week! I hope to see you again this this week's challenge.

xx Star
Linda McClain said…
Christmas?! I can't even keep up with 4th of July. But, way to go! It's an adorable, adorable card! Cheryl, you always do amazing work. Thank you for sharing your projects with us at Catered Crop.
Deb.x said…
HI Cheryl, love this its great! Fab papers (have them myself!) & love the image too. Thanks for playing at Card-Makin Mamas & good luck & hope to see you again.
Suzanne :O ) said…
wow, this is SUPER cute, love those little guys! thanks for playing along with Woodware USA's patriotic challenge!

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