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My Favorite Five Christmas Cards of 2011

Although I planned on taking a little blogging break this week, when I saw this post on my crafty friend Anita’s blog, I had to join in the fun. Debby is hosting a little linky party with some blog candy where we can share our favorite Christmas cards of 2011.

1. I love the snowflakes and the sweet little chickadees on this card. You can see my original post here.

Image: Cozy Little Chickadees (digital image) by Meljen’s Designs

2. I love this jolly Santa image from Whimsy & Stars Studio. I had fun using paint and a recycled Starbucks coffee sleeve to add some texture. My original post is here.

Image: Santa (digital stamp) from Whimsy & Stars Studio

3. I think it is well documented that I am a sucker for snowmen. This one in particular makes me smile and had to be included on my list. You can see my original post here.

Stamps: Stampendous Woody Snowman, Papertrey Holiday Treats

4. I have to admit, I love the colors on this one and had to include it on my list. My original post is here.

Image: Winter Friends (digital stamp) by Whimsy and Stars Studio

5. Okay, this little guy is just plan cute. (Again, my weakness for snowmen is showing.) I love his paper pieced hat. My original post is here.

Image: Cup of Cocoa (digital stamp) by Whimsie Doodles

Before I go, another crafty friend is hosting a Year in Review Blog Hop (with a prize)! Doesn’t that sound fun? I think I might have to scrape together another post. Smile You can click on the picture below to go to Karin’s blog and get all the details. I hope you will join in the fun.

Thank you for stopping by! Happy New Year!


Karin said…
All your cards are so cute! I love that snowman with the paper piecing and that little gal with the bright papers is just adorable! Thanks for the shout out too :)
Doreen said…
Your cards are all stunning Cheryl,very good
Karen B. said…
Fantastic array of holiday cards!
jimlynn said…
Cheryl, ALL of these are so very pretty and cute! LOVE number 4 with that fantastic stitching on it. But if I had to select a favorite one, I couldn't do it as they're all just great!
Pat (mspfd) said…
Cheryl, what a wonderful collection of cards. Your coloring on each and every card is beautiful. I am certain they brought a smile to the recipients.

Hope you are enjoying the holidays. Sending wishes for a bright and beautiful New Year!
Jennipher said…
I can see why they are your favorites. Each one is a work of art. Hope you had a Merry Christmas.
Tracy said…
I don't know how you could pick five out of all the wonderful cards you made. Every one of these was a joy to read about. Thanks for sharing them again Cheryl. :-)
Kirsty Vittetoe said…
What a way to review the holiday cards you made this year!! I love them all!!!!
Amber said…
Gorgeous cards, love them all!
debby4000 said…
Oh these are gorgeous Cheryl, what fabulous choices.
Thanks for joining in with my Favourites Five Christmas cards.
Pauline said…
All fabulous cards Cheryl, lovely images on them and all so beautifully coloured. Wishing you a Happy New Year!
Alicia said…
A gorgeous selection of Christmas cards. I hope you had a beautiful Christmas with your family.
Alicia xx
Kathy and Lucky said…
How could you pick all your cards are wonderful and so much wonderful detail. I love all the ones you picked.
Kitika said…
Your cards are lovely, well done!
They are ALL my favorites!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm going to check out the blog hop, but I gotta get my butt in gear - the blog is slacking right now.

Also, just so you know, since I changed emails, I'm getting your posts through Reader now instead of email - so you might see an unsubscribe.

Maria :)
Marianne said…
Great selection, Cheryl! I think the Stampendous snowman is my favourite. Will check out Debby's challenge. Sounds like fun!
Annette said…
your cards are always just so amazing and super cute. Looks like fun...I might just check it out..

Happy Crafting.
All of your cards are amazing. I'm your newest follower:) Can;t wait for more.
Tania said…
All your cards are super cute! I can't even choose my one personal favorite.
Violets Corner said…
Fantastic top five Cheryl, I like them a lot!

Warm hugs
whoistracy said…
These are all wonderful! I can see why they're favourites. Wishing you and your family a wonderful 2012! I didn't know you were a bird lover as well! We're finding our new addition a bit louder than expected- any tips to keep the noise down? LOL
KraftyKoolKat said…
What adorable professional looking cards. Thank you so much for sharing.

Audrey Pettit said…
SO adorable, Cheryl! What a fun post! I love all your favorites, too. :)
misty said…
recycled starbucks coffee sleeve, who would have thought! I love it, I'm going to be trying that idea out soon. Thanks you for stopping by my blog (sevens) I really did enjoy your comment. I love all of the stitching on your cards, I'm talking my husband into getting me a sewing machine for that purpose. Have a wonderful holiday!
Karina said…
Such sweet cards, dear Cheryl! Love the colours you used and the arrangement of pretty papers and embellishments. And your colouring is so lovely.
Hugs and Happy New Year 2012!
Anne Marie Hile said…
Oh my word...that Cocoa Snowman makes me smile! Love the rich tones you used and the beads on the twine are such a cool accent. :)

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