Wednesday 3 March 2021

MFT Santa's Elves Christmas card and Sue Wilson Poinsettia Garland Christmas card


Hello everyone and welcome back to the ABC Christmas March challenge. I'm hosting this one and have a little prize to offer the winner.

Our themes this month are 

E for Elves,

F for Fir tree

and/or G for Garland.

My first card is E for Elves using my all-time favourite elf stamp set from My Favorite Things.

I stamped and coloured 2 of the elves and used the Penny Black Wood Floor die and some patterned paper to create a little indoor scene.

The happy banner was cut with a die from Crafter's Companion and I stamped and embossed the little Christmas strip to finish it off.

My G for Garland card used the Sue Wilson Poinsettia Garland die.

I cut the foliage from some textured card and added Nuvo Drops to make berries. The poinsettia was cut from 2 different cardstocks, one of them is Mirri card which adds a bit of shine behind the top flower although I haven't been able to capture this in the photo. The background is paper from a Tonic pad

The sentiment is probably my most used Christmas one from the gorgeous Clearly Besotted Most Wonderful stamp set, and I embossed it with clear powder.

The DT has some great cards to show you over on the ABC Christmas Challenges blog and I hope you will feel inspired to join us this time.

I'd like to play along at

The Holly And Ivy Christmas Challenge #90 - anything Christmas Goes

12 Months of Christmas #75 - anything Christmas goes

Christmas with the Cuties #46 - option elves


Sarah said...

Gorgeous cards CArol and I confess to having a bit of a soft spot for those cheeky elves too!! Great inking on the garland card, how you manage such an even fade is beyond me!! Hope you are doing okay xx

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

Both so different, LOVE your fun Elves and the happy banner, a great scene. Love your poinsettia card, with it's vibrant Christmas red and wonderful sentiment. Fabulous cards Carol.
Faith x

cotnob said...

Super cards Carol, fun elves and beautiful poinsettia.
Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

Carole said...

Two fabulous Chritmas cards Carol, I love those elves. You are getting well organised for this year, which seems to be flying past again!xx

Mac Mable said...

Your Elf card is adorable and what a stunning and textural poinsettia card. Both cards are fabulous Carol x.

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Lovely card, thanks for sharing with us @ CWTC.
Sue x

Ros Crawford said...

Those elves are so cute and so beautifully coloured and the second card is a stunner! I adore the colours and the elegance... Beautiful Carol!

Brenda said...

Wow, loving both of your cards Carol! The elves scene is too cute and fun. I love the way you have colored those little guys up too. But your second card, WOW! That is stunning! I love the shape of the card, the holy leaves are so pretty and that poinsettia is just gorgeous. A gorgeous card all the way around! Hugs, Brenda

Verna Angerhofer said...

Both the cards you made are so well designed and fantastic. The elves are so cute and I love the garland and poinsettia design with the festive Christmas colors.

Witchcrafted Life said...

Immensely charming cards! The elves make one instantly smile and the poinsettia is no less gorgeous than the real deal.

Autumn Zenith 🧡 Witchcrafted Life

Crafting Queen said...

Great Christmas cards. Love the floral one. Thank you for joining Christmas 24 Challenge. Anesha

Helen said...

Wonderful cards Carol - love that gorgeous poinsettia!
Helen x

Lindsey said...

Your elves are so cute - and your colouring is a total WOW! Such a pretty poinsettia and greenery for your second card.

Dorte said...

Wonderful cards for the E, F and G challenge, Carol. I love the card with the cute elves.
Wishing you a fine week.
Dorte xx

Lynda said...

Stunning work Carol - Thank you for joining us at The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge xx Lynda/Loopyloo DT

sue t. said...

Your poinsettia card is stunning! Thanks for joining the fun at Christmas 24!

Deborah Frings said...

Your poinsettia is just fabulous - love the different cards you've used for the layers. Very elegant. Thanks for joining our Tic Tac Toe challenge at Christmas 24. Deborah, DT.
BTW - the elves are so cute!!

Grietje said...

Beautiful and elegant card! Thank you for sharing it with us at Christmas 24. Hope to see you again next time.

Hugs Grietje DT

Michelle B. said...

Too cute x 2! Those elves are darling and I adore the background you created! So glad you joined us at Christmas with the Cuties!

Deanne Saunders said...

Oh so cute!!! Thanks so much for participating in our CHRISTMAS CRAFTS ALL YEAR ROUND challenge!!! Can’t wait to see you participate again in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafting day!! Stay safe and healthy!! Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper


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