Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Double D - Christmas Joy

 Dear Ones~
What a lovely challenge is up today on the Double D Blog. It's Christmas JOY!!! Now doesn't that just make you happy?? Here's the Mood Board or our inspiration:
And here's my card:
I really enJOYed making this card!!! Okay, I'm sorry but I couldn't help Honey Bee Stamps has some FABULOUS die sets called Lovely Layers, and the one I used here happens to be a pine cone. I got my inspiration for the top right photo on the Mood Board. Actually this whole card is nothing but die cuts. I have been using dies a lot lately, seems like I'm obsessed with them.

The Ingredients:
GKD White Heavy Base Weight Card Stock
Tim Holtz Metallic Gold Card Stock
GKD Red Velvet & Garden Green Card Stocks 
GKD Warm Cocoa Card Stock
SU Plaid Patterned Paper
Honey Bee Lovely Layers Pine Cone Die Set
Sizzix Winter Wonderland Die Set
Pink Fresh Studio Adorable Alphabet Die Set
SU Balloon Pop Up Thinlits Die for Bow
GKD Christmas Pine and Dark Chocolate Inks
Diamond Stickles 

If you head on over to the  Double D Challenge Blog and play along, you could win this wonderful stamp set and die, and don't forget to check out all the beautiful cards the other designers have created for your inspiration. 

I'm so glad you stopped by, and thank you for all your sweet comments. You are too kind!!!  Don't forget to head on over to Double D to see what's going on. And I hope you are finding JOY in this holiday season!!!
Until next time, here's to celebrating your Creative Muse.  


  1. Beautiful card that brought me 'JOY" just looking at it! Love the layered pinecone, the plaid paper, the gold edged JOY, well I LOVE it all, a fabulous design!

  2. Oh Judy, this is stunning! I'm obsessed with dies too and now I'm wanting the pinecone die from Honeybee Stamps. I love everything about this sweet card!!

  3. A great job to make the word Joy the show piece of this card and put the plaid and the greenery to the side. I love this arrangement so much. Using dies are a great way to get things arranged and then glued when you like it. You did good my friend!

  4. WOW what an awesome take on our mood board! That pine cone sprig is beautiful and I simply LOVE your overall design! Beautiful inspiration my friend! ALWAYS brings me JOY to come visit your blog! HUGS

  5. I love this design. The pine cone has so much texture and the paper is beautiful. wonderful layout too. You rocked this one.

  6. Absolutely gorgeous! Wow, that pine cone is spectacular. So much detail and dimension on this card. Just all over beautiful.

  7. Such a gorgeous design, so warm and inviting. I love the rustic look with the mixture of colors you have used.

  8. Absolutely fabulous! The pine cone looks incredible! One of my favs of yours for sure!