Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Cacti Christmas



My girlies have a "special language" with their childhood buds...

some of which involve cacti.

Hence the following card for their family:
 


stamps: Newton's Nook Designs Cultivated Cacti, Papertrey Ink Sparkle & Shine Holiday Additions, Cardmaking & Papercraft Cosy Christmas sentiment   dies:Simon Says Stamp Greeting Blocks, My Favorite Things Stitched Square




 I combined Christmas lights with cacti...and just like real life...had a heck of a time with one or two light bulbs, but I kept on trucking!!!

:)



The following sketch got this card rolling....

 

https://sundaystamps.blogspot.com/2017/11/ssc166-all-lined-up.html


I added a little sparkle with a Sakura Stardust Glitter Pen~
 



 for the following challenge...


http://www.inkypawschallenge.com/2017/11/inky-paws-challenge-60.html





 It's Wednesday guys, and that means...
you're halfway through the week and still surviving!

Yay you!  :)

Thanks for stopping in to see me~




 

8 comments:

  1. I love your Christmas cacti! The result is a fun and beautifull card.

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  2. Marlena, such a FUN card. I love cactus and all those lights make them shine! So happy you joined us at Sunday Stamps! XX

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  3. What a great and fun card Marlena! I love the cactus and I love the lights on them. I don't know what problems you had with the lights, but they turned out fabulous! Hugs, Brenda

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  4. oh I love the bright color on your Image
    so adorable Marlena
    great using my sketch
    I am so so happy if you like visiting my DT card
    Many thanks to joining with us at Sunday Stamps this time
    hugs
    Monika

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  5. What a fun, colorful card! Love the non-traditional feel of it!
    Thanks for joining us at the Inky Paws Challenge!

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  6. Awww how cute! Love the Christmas bulbs in the cacti! Love the rotated squares to fit all your images. Thank you for joining Sunday Stamps this week.

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  7. What a super fun card! I love the cacti with the holiday decorations! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Inky Paws Challenge!
    Debbie

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  8. Such a fun card, love the design and those fairy lights.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge x

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