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Saturday, June 25, 2016

Peace, Joy, Love.....

Hello everyone: Well, Monday came and went for me, busy with my grandkids and granddogs , taking them to the pool, the park, or just having them here with me but, there is still time to play along with The Merry Monday challenge, hosted by Bonnie Klass and she is asking us to use the beautiful words PEACE, JOY, LOVE in our cards and, over at LiveLoveCards by Darlene DeVries, the challenge for June is LARGE SENTIMENTS, here is my card.


I don't have big sentiment stamps in my craft room, I believe this is kind of the only one from Flourishes dating back to 2012, I love this beautiful words, all decked up and happy for Christmas.
I stamped them onto a piece of Canson water color paper with Versafine Onix Black ink and cleared embossed them. I colored this images with SU markers and the aqua painter, sponged a bit of Broken China distress ink all around them and added some red Rhine Stones for some sparkle.
Here is a picture of the finished inside of my card, using the other word from the Merry Monday challenge, LOVE.


The word Love is die cut with a Penny Black die set called "Love and Joy", the ornament is from the set and it's stamped with Cherry Cobbler ink.
Here are the banners that inspired my card.


June Challenge
Use large sentiments.
Thank you for stopping by, until next time, happy stamping.
Hugs from Maria.

Stamps I used.



14 comments:

Patti Willey said...

Pretty Christmas Card! You're collecting quite a stack great job!

Sue C. said...

What a beautiful Christmas Card! I love the faux wood letters! So pretty!

Bonnie said...

I love these large words and the colors are beautiful, Maria! The red rhinestones add just the right amount of sparkle! Thanks for sharing this with us at Merry Monday!

HJ said...

Beautiful card.I love the large words and the embellishments you've done. I'm getting inspired to begin my Christmas cards. TFS

Colleen said...

Beautiful Christmas card, Maria, the words are so elegant with their swirls...Thank you for sharing this at Merry Monday!

Mary Fish said...

You have such a head start on the holiday, Maria. Great cards. Lovin' the font of "LOVE!"

Maria A. said...

Thank you Patti, love the Merry Monday challenge, it's a great way to get really ahead with Holiday cards!!!

Maria A. said...

Thank you Sue, this images help you make a bunch of cards in a jiffy.

Maria A. said...

Thank you Bonnie, I was going to add some Dazzling Details but I didn't have red.

Maria A. said...

Thank you HJ, believe me, if you start now making one Christmas card a week with Merry Monday, you will have a fabulous stash by the time the Holidays arrive.

Maria A. said...

Thank you Colleen, the swirls really make this letters stand out.

Maria A. said...

Thank you Mary, I do have a good stash of Holiday cards already.

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

Oh so pretty! Love the sponged blue ink! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Merry Monday.

Darnell J Knauss said...

Ooooh, I love me some red and aqua on a Christmas card! This is incredibly pretty, Maria!! Enjoy your day! Hugs, Darnell