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A Cup of Christmas Cheer

So I was talking with my sister today and she reminded me that it was 'Christmas in July' and she gave me a challenge to make a Christmas card using the colors Red, Pink, Grey and White... she even chose the stamp set for me to use - a Stampin' Up! retired set, Cup of Christmas.

 (@Aimslee, I finally have a card to share featuring something other than MFT! lol

 Although I have used the Outside the Box Level Up dies and the Wallpaper Patterns paper pad, both from My Favorite Things.  Everything else is from the SU! Cup of Christmas bundle.


12 Months of Christmas - Christmas in July

Dare 2 B ArtZy - Christmas in July

Christmas 24 - Sweet treats

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Stamps: (SU!) - Cup of Christmas (retired)

Dies & Punches: (SU!) - Cup of Christmas dies (r); (MFT) - Outside the Box Level Up dies

Paper & Ink: (SU!) - Basic White, Pretty in Pink, Poppy Parade, Gray Granite cardstock;  (same ink) + Versamark ink; (MFT) - Wallpaper Patterns paper pad

 Extras: (SU!) - White embossing powder, Stampin Dimensionals, Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels;  (Copic & Artist's Loft) -  alcohol markers; (?)

Thanks for takin' a peek!  ~ Happy Inking


Oh Kris, this is amazing - love your use of the colours and the way you have used the elements on the box
Stay safe
Crafting Queen said…
Love this box card, it's amazing. Thanks for joining Christmas 24 challenge. Anesha
Susan Renshaw said…
Amazing card!
Thanks for sharing with 12 Months of Christmas Link Up!


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Aimeslee Winans said…
Hahaha Well, GOOD! heehee Just a thoroughly amazing card and keepsake! Your attention to detail is superb and makes this rock! xoxo
Kate said…
This is brilliant!

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