12 Days Of Craftmas! [Day 3]

Hi Darlings!

I'm honored to join this group of extremely talented women to help inspire you and make you smile all these days leading to Christmas.

For the next few days we will be sharing fun holiday projects with you, and I hope you take the time to join us each day.

Inspired by Carta Bella's "Winter Fun" paper pad, I created a shabby/vintage chic theme'd card with soft colors that are so sweet and gentle.

I copic colored Saturated Canary's new digital stamp called "Tree Topper", which has become my absolute most favorite Christmas stamp this year.  She is so adorably sweet and that one little bulb on that frail little tree just tugs at my heart.  I cut some coordinating paper with few dies and distressed everything with "Vintage Photo".  The flowers I used are all from Wild Orchid Crafts, which I made "snowy" by adding Snow Tex and Stampendous Frantage embossing powder (one of my new favorites lately).

The sentiment comes from my "So Tinsel" stamp set, which I will be giving away to 1 lucky winner.  And as I usually do, I matted the inside with more of that gorgeous Carta Bella pattern paper.

Okay.  Now... let's talk BLOG CANDY!  

1.  Follow my blog.
2.  LIKE my Facebook Page and leave a comment with your favorite Christmas song.
3.  Leave a comment below telling me your favorite Christmas Tradition.

Do all the above and you will be entered to win my "So Tinsel" stamp set (seen below).  This is open worldwide, and I will be shipping it to you as a gift and thank you for joining me today.

If you are interested in purchasing this set (or other sets), just click HERE.

I hope you've had a great time so far, and don't forget to stop by Lizzie & Cassandra's blog from the past 2 days.  Tomorrow Carisa will bring you a new Holiday project, don't miss it!  The schedule is below for you to keep track of.

Be Blessed, and Merry Christmas!!!

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Dec 10: Lizzie - http://www.ohsnaplizzie.com/
Dec 12: ME <--- YOU ARE HERE
Dec 18: NormaJean - http://normajean8105.blogspot.com
Dec 20: Kristy - http://www.theoddgirl.com/


sweetnothingspaperco said...

Fave Christmas tradition? Hmmm we have so many but I think top on the list is after dinner the while family sits down at the table with tangerines, chestnuts and plays italian bingo. It's called Tombola. We play for money, 25 cents a card, not much, and play for hours. Somehow there's always cheating and yelling but that's the fun of it! Hahaha!
Thanks for the chance!

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

My favorite Christmas tradition is the gathering of family. I also have candy, come check it out.

Carisa said...

This card is stunning!!! Wow! I love every little detail. I'm in awe of layers like that.

carsondcat said...

My favorite Christmas tradition is the walk in the mountains to clear our heads and hearts and to remember what is really in important in life.

NormaJean said...

WOW Damaris, this is Beautiful!!!

Hugs norma

Lizzie Sanchez said...

OMG I love your cards and coloring so much. WOW oh WOW!!!
Favorite Christmas Tradition? Ummm TAMALES! I love to eat and stuff my face with as many tamales as I can on Christmas Eve and then I have the biggest food hang over ever on Christmas but it's okay b/c I just lay on the couch and watch the kiddos play with their new goodies. Yes... that is my favorite! hahaha

Melinda Sweetman said...

My most fave Christmas tradition??! That's REALLY hard! But I think I would have to say all the little things that create the magic that is Christmas and I hope my 2 little boys believe for a long long time!!

christi said...

my fav tradition is when we put up the Christmas tree. we have this silly Disney character cd that we play. it's got mickey and goofy and the gang. doesn't sound so bad 'til I tell you my kids are 32 and 41 now and we still do it and have passed the tradition on to them.

Sabrina said...

My favorite Christmas tradition is on my side of the family after dinner we all gather around the tree and get to open our presents one at a time.

Carol said...

Love this card. Our favorite tradition is playing cards or a game after the meal and cleanup.

Drama Queens Mum (Kimberly) said...

This is adorable.

Karyn S said...

this is a gorgeous card, your colouring always amazes me! my favourite tradition is putting up our christmas tree :)

Phi said...

Your card is just gorgeous. Favourtie Christmas tradition is the big family shot where everyone tries to squeeze into the frame, just before everyone starts to feast.

TeenaBugg38 said...

I adore your blog....so happy to be a follower! I liked your fb page as well. My fave Christmas tradition is a few nights before Christmas we pile in the car and driver to the more affluent neighborhoods and check out their lights and decorations. Then we come home, make hot chocolate and pop in A Christmas Story and make Christmas crafts or cookies to give to our neighbors as gifts.

Kellie said...

holy copics that is amazing girl! My favourite tradition would have to be, going to the inlaws Christmas eve for an amazing night with family. xx

AJ Scrapbooking and Cards said...

Damaris this card is beautiful. I love the many flowers, the color you used and the many elements is perfect. My favorite Christmas tradition is when my sister and borthers can all meet up at my parents home. Its always filled with joy, love and fussing but we make it through the fussing. I really just love how my family and I do not go to bed with fussing and we can alway sit back and look at how far we been. Its truly a blessing to be around them. It sadden me to think that this will be one of the first years neither of use meet a my parents. =( but I think GOD for memories.

Sue D said...

Gorgeous card and beautifully embellished. Our favorite Christmas tradition is a birthday party for Jesus on Christmas eve before we go to church.
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Janis said...

My fave Christmas tradition is celebrating the real reason for Christmas and getting together with family. EVERY thing else is secondary.

I do not have access to Facebook, or I would Like you there and say that my fave Christmas carol is The First Noel. Hope I am still eligible for your drawing. I am a brand-new follower by Google Friend. Yippeee!!!
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Anonymous said...

I love your card. The coloring is so pretty and the flowers really add to the whole project. thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

I forgot to tell you that I like making Christmas cards for my friends and family.

Lucinda said...

I will always love Jingle bells.we have a tradition of always going out in the car Christmas Eve and looking at all the lights and decorations on other people's houses and yards.my daughter is 10 and she enjoys this the most at Christmas .

Kim Baker said...

Beautiful card! My favorite Christmas tradition is spending Christmas Eve with our niece and nephew since we don't have children of our own <3