July 29, 2012

Calendar Girls - July

It is Christmas in July....at least that is what Carol told us!   Carol, is the hostess for this month's Calendar Girls.  She requested that we create a Christmas card.  I must say that I was a bit panicked at the aspect of Christmas around the corner, but I made it thorough!   LOL  

I wanted to use non traditional colors, so I dug around my scraps and found some great steel gray and burgundy to work with.  I had to add some bling, since Carol is my Glittah Sistah and all.   My big bling was a gift from another Calendar Girl, Jeanette.   The ribbon piece was recycled from a perfume gift box.  

Carol asked us to share a family tradition or memory of Christmas.   I do remember having to put out the perfect carrot for Rudolph.  I had to shop for it.  It could not be too small, as he was hungry!  The carrot would go on the cookies for Santa plate.  My dad would make noise on the roof for the sleigh landing after I went to bed.  He would also eat the carrot making sure to leave little tooth grooves so I would think it was Rudolph.  

Please take a moment and check out the other Calendar Girls creations.  Their blog links are on the right side bar. 

Have a great day!


Card entered in the following challenge(s):   Make it Monday

12 comments:

djones said...

Oh so pretty. I love your nontraditional colors and your bling. What a great dad to make such a wonderful memory for you!

April said...

Love the colors.....gnaw, gnaw, gnaw....yummy carrot!!

AnnMarie said...

Beautiful card! Love everything about it from the bling to the colors to the layout! :)

Patty Gorka said...

Oh, how pretty! I love these colors together!

Barb said...

Love the card--I think the colors are awesome!

Love the story of you dad!

Rene said...

What a beautiful card! Thank you so much for joining us at Make it Monday this week! Don't forget to leave a comment for another entry and mention you saw them on MIM for a chance at our second prize! Good luck!
Rene :D

MiamiKel said...

Oh Miss Tami, worth the wait! I've not wanted to peek at the cards til mine was up and WOW, this was worth the wait! I love that big snowflake with the fancy bling in the middle! Beautiful paper, beautiful card design! x0x0

Julia said...

I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS! My entries are: #84, #129, #157, #158 and #277.
I would love to have you visit my blog!
Hugs,
Julia

Terry said...

Snowflakes = my favorite!! Love this card and love the papers you used!

Great job on the challenge....love it ☺

~Paola~ said...

wowzer! what a GREAT card this is Tami...detail upon detail...LOVE the huge snowflake and all that yummy designer paper too!!
Yikes..I have YET to post mine...will do sooner than soon! :o)

Ani said...

Gorgeous card! I love it! Ani
P.S. We have a bunch of flowers candy over at Card Mania Challenges, if you're interested...

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) A•Muse Consultant #1065 said...

That snowflake is awesome... and so is your card!

I loved hearing about your Christmas tradition and your dad's involvement.