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Nov 28, 2020

Jingle Friends

Happy Saturday and thanks so much for visiting! Hope you've had a good week and if you're in the US I hope you had a good Thanksgiving holiday. My husband was working like he does most years on Thanksgiving but he does get off at 3pm and we were able  to enjoy a nice turkey dinner. A whole turkey is not the easiest to deal with but once it's in  the oven bag, the hardest part is done. I do always seem to overcook my turkey but I'm paranoid about it not being done so I always leave it in a little bit longer than the recommended time. (I pretty much do that with any type of meat so it's nothing new to my family :-)

I also started my Christmas shopping  (Thanksgiving week is usually my personal start to Christmas shopping) and I was able to cross several things off the list. By the way, I posted a "Holiday Gift Idea for Teenage Boys and Girls" a few days ago, thought I'd mention it in case some of you are interested in taking a look.

Please note: some affiliate links are used in this post, meaning I may earn a small commission if you purchase something through the links. As always this is at no  cost to you.

The stamp on today's card is a new one from Penny Black's Christmas release - Jingle Friends. Stamped with  Versafine Onyx ink on Bristol Vellum paper and I colored it with Faber Castell Polychromos pencils. There is a matching die available (separately) for this stamp, but I used my Cutterbee scissors to cut it out.

A stitched border die was used to create the hills. Mine is old (from Whimsy Stamps) and no longer available, but I this set by Lawn Fawn would be a good alternative.

The trees were done with Penny Black die set Beneath the Birches and tucked behind one of the hill die cuts. I've had this patterned paper for a while, I think it's by Bo Bunny. The sentiment is from Penny Black's clear set Holly Jolly.  A Wink of Stella clear glitter brush was used on Santa's fur trim and Rudolph's red nose.

I added a matching strip of card stock inside and the stamp is an oldie from Stampin Up. The snowflake is part of Penny Black's Holiday Snippets set. 

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Thanks again for taking the time out of your day to stop by my blog!


brenda said...

I can almost smell your turkey in the oven Ellie, I hope you have a lovely celebration. I'm sure like Christmas it's going to be a different celebration this year, but sure you will enjoy your special meal all the same.

Love you cute Santa card and I think I really need that PB tree die, mind you not sure how much it might cost here in the UK, I was shocked yesterday to discover a clear set now retails of upwards of £18 and cling stamps about £13.

So pleased to see you at We Love Chocolate Baroque challenge again, thanks so much for joining in.

Gave you a little mention at Allsorts this morning, hope that's OK.

B x

brenda said...

Re-wind, 'had' a lovely celebration and meal.

B x

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

This is beautiful! LOVING that Santa and reindeer!

Elizabeth Walker said...

This card is so adorable :)
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Marilyn said...

Cute card and I love the adorable image!
Have a great day!

Gata Collins said...

How cute it is!
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Ellibelle said...

Thanks so much Brenda, the turkey was delicious but always makes me sooooo sleepy!! I feel like Penny Black stamps have gone up in prize here too.

Ellibelle said...

Thanks Julie!

Ellibelle said...

Thanks so much!

Ellibelle said...

Thanks Marilyn. Same to you, too!

Ellibelle said...

Thanks so much!

Joanne said...

What an adorable card and I just love the snowflake background too. Pinned.

Kathleen said...

A really super background, great snowflakes and tree and such a cute image.

Kath x

pilch92 said...

That is a cute card. We look our turkey in the bag too and it is always great.

Ellibelle said...

Thanks so much, Joanne!

Ellibelle said...

Thank you, Kath!

Ellibelle said...

The bags are so helpful, not sure I'd be able to do it without the oven bags.
Thanks for stopping by!

Crafting Queen said...

Wondereful card, love your colouring of this adorable image. Thank you for joining TTCRD challenge. Would also be perfect for Christmast 24 challenge. Aensha x

crafty-stamper said...

Love the cute image- great colouring and die-cut trees.Thank you for joining us at Dragonfly Dreams
Carol DT x

Kerry Parkinson said...

Santa and Rudolph look so happy and your snowflake paper background is lovely. Thanks for joining our snow challenge at CAS on Friday. Cheers, Kerry

Lori Podolsky said...

What a really sweet and darling card you've created, Ellibelle! So glad you joined our latest challenge on the Lemon Shortbread Challenge Blog. Good luck with your entry, and hope to see you again.
Hugs, Lori (DT at Lemon Shortbread)

Alice (scrAPpamondo) said...

It's a very cute card Ellie! Thanks for sharing your talent at We Love Chocolate Baroque challenge!

Linby said...

Glad you got to have your turkey - overcooked is safer than undercooked!
Just love this delightful card, I've spent a few moments taking in all your lovely design features. thanks for the inspiration and for joining us at We Love chocolate Baroque challenge.
L x

Zw@@n said...

Wow, your card is adorable. I love the scene and the colouring of that super cute image. Thank you for joining us at CAS on Friday. xx Wilma

Jennifer said...

This is so cute!!

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Rosmarie said...

Awww, Santa and his little Rudolph - such an adorable image! And what a wonderful frosty background too! Thank you very much for playing along at CRAFT Challenge this week. Rosi x Guest Designer at CRAFT Challenge

Sammy said...

How very cute! Love it! Thank you for joining in with us at The Paper Shelter this week. Sammy-x

Mervi said...

So cute and gorgeous card!
Thank you for sharing at We Love Chocolate Baroque;-))m

Kuni said...

Such a lovely and cute christmas card.
Thank you for joining us at the Sweet Stampers and i hope to see you again.

Megan J said...

Hi Ellie, a sweet Christmas card for your stash, love the Santa with his Reindeer. Thank you for joining us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends, good luck in the prize draw... Megan DT LPoCF

Billie A said...

Love this cute card. Darling image and loving the snowflake background. So glad you shared over at Crafty catz, Cardz 4 galz.

@d_e_crafts said...

Lovely card. Thank you for joining us at the CRAFT challenge this week.

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Joy Wilson said...

I love this precious Santa and his reindeer! Beautiful design! Thanks for joining our Anything Goes Challenge at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends. I hope join us again real soon!
Hugs, Joy
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Owner and Coordinator

Cut It Up Challenge Blog said...

I love the clever scene you created for Santa and his reindeer. The snowy background paper is the perfect backdrop.

Thanks for joining us at Cut it Up for our Christmas challenge!

Enjoy the season!

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

This is such a cute image, I love what you have done with it!

Thank you for sharing with us at 'Not Just Cards'
Stay Safe
Hugs Shell xx

Ilonka said...

Such a beautiful creation, thanks for joining us at the Dragonfly Dreams Challenge.
Hugs Ilonka DT

cohenna said...

Beautiful! Thank you so much for joining with ust at Daisy Chain Challenges this time and good luck :)