Monday, March 11, 2013

Merry Monday 53


Merry Monday, everyone!  Lesley has a sweet sketch for us this week:

I went through some of my Christmas paper scraps to come up with this:


I stamped the sentiment from a small Crafty Secrets Christmas set in Riding Hood Red on a scrap of Melissa Frances Christmas DP and framed it with the oval Designer Frame embossing folder, also in Riding Hood Red:


I diecut a star from the same paper and added a MME Christmas brad as a simple embellishment.  Finally, I stamped a few images from the same Crafty Secrets set in Sahara Sand, collage-style, over the DP….you can see the children playing image below, and I also used a snowflake and a ticket! 


I do hope you’ll play along with us – you can find all the details at the blog Always Playing with Paper, as well as all the other designers’ creations!


“Don’t bug me while I’m playin’, Grammy!”  (Note the pointed finger!!)


  1. I absolutely love this, the colors, the stamped image and that oval frame. The look on Cassidy's face is priceless.

  2. Another lovely Christmas card LeAnne - I love the addition of the images in the background on that gorgeous DSP!
    ps. love the pointed finger!

  3. Beautiful card LeAnne, love the stamping on the DSP and that lovely brad.

  4. Love that paper in the background. It makes for a gorgeous card.

    That finger is pretty serious! lol

  5. Lovely card and Cassidy's expresson and the pointed finger are priceless. Have a great Monday.

  6. Oh that little silhouette of the children on the card. That is wonderful.
    Grammy you better take note of that look as well. LOL

  7. Gorgeous card, LeAnne! Love the vintage feel of this and your main image with the cute little star!
    Cassidy's picture made me giggle when I noticed her finger pointing at you! She's so cute!
    Have a great week! :)

  8. Ah the finger point!! Hilarious! Love the papers you have used this week LeAnne and that big brad is pretty!!

  9. I love that paper and how you stamped on it! And the framed oval sentiment is so prett, especially with that pretty brad and star decorating it!

  10. Such a wonderful card LeAnne, so many amazing details, I love the silhouette images of the children playing!!

  11. This is gorgeous, I love that Merry Christmas and the awesome red frame. Seriously Grammy I'd back off! LOL

  12. Very pretty. Love the stamped images on the background paper.
    Adorable picture of Cassidy.

  13. Your card is beautiful, I love the brad you used!

  14. Oh yes, I caught that pointed finger and the look on her face right away. Playin' is serious business - you should know better than to disturb her ;)
    This is a beautiful soft Christmas card. I love the colour combo.
    I would love to go back and see all the wonderful creations I've missed of yours while we've been away. I have a bunch of catch up work to do first but hopefully later this week have some time to check them out and make some comments.
    Hope all is well with you.

  15. Fantastic card LeAnne, I love all the great details. Love the picture too :).

  16. Fantastic card LeAnne, I love all the great details. Love the picture too :).

  17. I love your card, the soft colors, and Melissa Francis paper looks good any time, anywhere! The embellished star is awesome, too :) Erika


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