Is it too early for Christmas?

My husband and I enjoy Sunday afternoon drives and not long ago we noticed a few homes with Christmas lights still up…then I pointed out we can’t say “still” because after June 25th, we are officially on the downhill slide toward the holidays = Now we should consider these merry folk “EARLY” with their decorating! So I’m just helping you get a jump on the holidays and help you create some lovely greeting cards EARLY with the Big Shot August Special and the Bright & Beautiful stamp set and framelits:

Card Recipe (All supplies from Stampin’ Up!): 
Stamps: Bright & Beautiful stamp set (Holiday Catalog!)
Ink: Silver Encore pad (132142)
Paper: Whisper White and Smoky Slate card stock, Silver Fancy Foil Vellum (133364), Silver Foil Sheets (132178)
Accessories:  Stars Framelits (133723), Big Shot, 1/8″ Silver Ribbon (132137), Lucky Stars Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (132817), Silver Embossing powder (109131), Rhinestone Jewels (119246)
And special thanks to Create with Connie and Mary for the beautiful sketch challenge this week (CCMC315)…it was perfect for this card!

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11 thoughts on “Is it too early for Christmas?

  1. Deb says:

    Gorgeous! So elegant and beautiful! Love the embossed stars and the silver details! Thanks for playing the challenge at Create with Connie and Mary!


  2. Mary Brown says:

    WOW…this is absolutely STUNNING! Love your choice of colors and all the shimmer and shine…LOVE IT! Thanks for playing along with us this week in the Create with Connie and Mary Thursday Challenge!


  3. Margaret Raburn says:

    This is flat-out drop-dead gorgeous! I love all the silver from embossing to ribbon and all the stars (love that new TIEF in the background!) Thanks for joining us this week at Create with Connie and Mary!


  4. Melissa Davies says:

    It is NEVER too early to get started on your holiday cards! I LOVE thie shimmer and elegance of your card – just beautiful! Thanks for joining us in the Sketch Challenge this week at Create with Connie and Mary!


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