Monday, June 2, 2014

Merry Monday 111

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Hi everyone!  It’s Monday, and that means it’s time to make Christmas cards for Merry Monday!  Here’s our beautiful challenge from Karen for this week:

I went clean and simple for my card today, using a wreath image from Papertrey’s Wreath for All Seasons, stamped and embossed in white:

LeAnne Pugliese WeeInklings Merry Monday 111 Christmas Card Stampin

To mimic the pretty ornaments from the inspiration photo, I colored some pearls with Copic markers and added them to the wreath:

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I added some retired Certainly Celery ribbon and a sentiment from Amy R Stamps called Handy Christmas Greetings, stamped in Strawberry Slush. The image was stamped on Soft Sky and matted with Coastal Cabana and adhered to a stitched mat from Lil’Inkers. 

I hope you will play along with us using this fabulous photo as your inspiration…it’s so nice to get a head start on all those Christmas cards so you can relax a bit come December!  And be sure to check out all the wonderful samples from the other designers as well!

Miss Movie Star (wearing Mommy’s glasses)!!!

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21 comments:

  1. So sweet! Love the colors of the pearls!

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  2. Love the CAS look LeAnne, the wreath is so pretty.

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  3. Very pretty LeAnne, I love the colored pearls and pretty ribbon! I might just need Cassidy's autograph ;)

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  4. Another beautiful card - love the pearls!

    Deanne :)

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  5. Wow, LeAnne, I really like the beautiful card. You are so right, I need to get started!
    Cassidy is a cutie, enjoy your snap shots, of her and the family.

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  6. Very pretty, LeAnne! Love the pearls.

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  7. I love this embossed wreath with the pretty pearl ornaments! And the stitched mats and sweet sentiment show it off beautifully! Hope you have a wonderful week!

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  8. I love all of this card, the colors. pearls, I am just "so" on a mini pearls kick right know, so I am loving this, everything about it!!!!

    I am very pleased and honored to be working with you and with the rest of the Merry Monday team for the month of JUNE!!! I am so excited!!! YAY !!!

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  9. Very pretty LeAnne. Love the colored pearls on the embossed wreath.

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  10. Your card is beautiful, LeAnne! Love the wreath with the pops of color and your design! Have a wonderful week! :)

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  11. Oooh, this is lovely! I saw it on pinterest earlier today and it caught my eye there too.
    beesmom at splitcaost

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  12. Ditto to Wendys comment, LeAnn! Just gorgeous! The blues and greens are fabulous together.! Makin' some...Hugs

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  13. Love this card Leanne :) Your wreath is gorgeous and I'm loving hot pink for the sentiment :)

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  14. Love your take on the challenge, the wreath and those pearls you have coloured really work together. :)

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  15. This wreath is a stunner, LeAnne! Love the colored pearls so perfectly placed. Fab card!

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  16. Beautiful wreath card. Great colors you used for the pearls too.

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  17. Gorgeous card, LeAnne -- you are so talented!

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  18. The embossed wreath is totally gorgeous!

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  19. So elegant! Love the colored pearls on the wreath!

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