Sunday, July 8, 2012

Spreading Holiday Cheer~ Challenge Card

Hi Bloggers!!!
I am back with another post today~
This one for a couple of challenges :)
I got a new toy yesterday and have been pretty excited and a whole bunch nervous to play with it...
want to know what it is????
of course you do....
I got a sewing machine!!!
So this is the first card I made using my new machine and even though the stitching is not perfectly lined up
I still LOVE the way it turned out!!

Supplies Used:
Card Stock~ Kraft
Designer Paper~ October Afternoon~
Modern Homemaker
Cut~ Christmas Tree~
(cut in kraft and colored with chalks)
Silhouette Store
Sentiment~ E.A.D Designs~
Stamps~ Peachy Keen Stamps~
PK~501 Snow Cuties
Extra's~ Peebles Classic Chalks
Hemp Twine
Sewing Machine
I am linking this up to the following challenges
Jaihart~ Sunday's are Lovely
Sentimental Sundays~ Bingo (Kraft, Pearls and Twine)
CAS-ual Friday~ Use Text

Thanks for stopping by!!
Have a GREAT one!!


  1. Love this cheery holiday card! The colors are great! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

  2. So cute, Jessica. I got a sewing machine a while back, ummmm, was it Xmas? Anyway, still haven't used it yet! Must pull it out of the box. TFS.--Pat

  3. It's sooo cute! The stitching looks great! I love my sewing machine....wish I knew how to sew. The only thing it gets used for is paper. hee-hee

  4. Super cute! Great stitching! I'm back from vacation and glad to be catching up! Carri ~ abusybee

  5. Fabulous bright and cheery card! So glad you could join us this week at CAS-ual Fridays!

  6. woot woot woot!!!!!
    you will now be addicted to sewing on your cards girlfriend :)
    and there is nothing wrong with this sewing!! if it is a bit crooked just call it "whimsical" stitching like Amy T taught me to do ;)

    sending you BIG {{hugs}} for mastering your new toy!!!!! :)

    ps almost forgot to tell you this is such a cute little tree!! love that face :)

  7. AWE.............THIS IS SO DARN CUTE...HUGS

  8. I love this - its really cute.TFS

  9. Too cute. Love the little tree.


  10. Jessica ~ OMG! Okay first CONGRATS on the sewing machine! I know you will master that too! But how CUTE is your card! LOVE the papers and that tree! LOVE the detail of the lights too! AWESOME as ALWAYS!! Oh and your already starting on Christmas cards ~ way to go!

  11. Cute card jessica!
    You are going to have so much fun with your new toy adding stitching to your cards!!!! Congrats :)

  12. This is so Adorable. Love it.


  13. Oh my gosh, I love this!! You did such a fabulous job with the looks perfectly lined up to me!! And how awesome is that tree!! I love the lights and his sweet smile :)

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  14. LOVE! The tree is just too cute! Love the paper you used as well as the sentiment!

  15. SO SWEET!!!That PK face on your tree is TOO CUTE and LOVE the great sentiment!!!:)

  16. What a darling little tree. One of my goals is the sewing machine, but I haven't used it yet. My daughter pulled it out the other day and cut her fabric to make a skirt, but she got frustrated and put it away. Now I have to pull it out again. I am determined!

    Stay Creative,
    Carson's Creations

  17. Love this fun and cheery card, Jessica! So glad that you join the fun with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

  18. Merry Christmas in July, Jessica! Lucky you, a new sewing machine! I love what you did with it, such a cutie card!
    Thanks so much for playing with us this week at CAS-ual Fridays :)

  19. I love your card and its never to early to start working on those Christmas Cards. Great Card!!!

  20. The stitching looks good to me, very cute card!! Have fun with your new machine :D

  21. Love, love this happy card!! So much fun. Good for you getting a new toy, just love it the stitching you did!! Fantastic.


  22. What an adorable Christmas card!! I just love your happy little tree.. It just makes me smile.. Thanks for joining us at Peachy Keen Stamps..

    Scrappy hugs,
    Amanda :0)

  23. What a cute card, Jessica!! Love your adorable Christmas tree...6 months and counting:):)!! Thanks for being a part of the challenge this week at CAS-ual Fridays:)!!

  24. Jessica, your happy little Christmas tree card turned out just adorable! Thanks so much for playing along with us at PKS. Your work is always amazing!


  25. This is super fun and cute!! And your stitching is perfect!! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays! We're so glad you did!

  26. Super fun card, love the stitching!Thanks so much for joining us at Sentimental Sundays!

  27. so cute Jessica!! this would definitely spread some cheer! :)

  28. Visiting from Jaihart. Cute, whimsy Christmas card.
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"