Merry Moments Jolly Reindeer Paper Clip Christmas Card

by Joanne James27. September 2015 10:00

It's Sunday and you know what that means: time for a new challenge over at The Paper Players! This week it's the turn of my talented friend the lovely Claire to host and she has a great sketch challenge for you:


Claire loves layers and this sketch certainly has lots! I decided to go with a showcase of Merry Moments Christmas DSP on mine, although that wasn't where I started out with this card - I saw that button and just knew it was the perfect opportunity to showcase one of my reindeer paper clips! Take a look:


I used two of the Merry Moments DSP patterns along with a Real Red spotted paper (this one is retired but very similar to the pattern in the Brights DSP stack), matted on either Chrry Cobbler or Mossy Meadow. I added a band and scalloped edge in Real Red, but the stars of today's card are most definitely that 'jolly' sentiment cut from red foil (I built this up on 3 layers of cardstock to give added depth) and that oh-so-cute reindeer clip, complete with Cherry Cobbler enamel dot - well, what's a Rudolf without a red nose?!

A no-stamp card that uses layers and embellishment for pattern and interest - perfect for the festive season. As for the reindeer paper clip - how cute!

Before you reach for your ink and papers, check out what our amazing team has created to inspire you this week:

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Laurie Schmidt
Nance Leedy
Sandy Mathis 
Amy Koenders
Jodi McKinney
Lisa Elton
Anne Marie Hile - on leave
Here's a quick recap of our challenge rules:
1.  Create a new paper project
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I look forward to seeing how you interpret our sketch in your card designs. I'm off for a morning of basketball and hoping to spend a little time tidying up in the garden this afternoon, along with some baking to make use of some of our home grown raspberries - yum! 

Back tomorrow with another project; until then, happy stampin'!


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Comments (9) -

Claire Broadwater
Claire BroadwaterUnited States
27/09/2015 14:16:13 #

Joanne, I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this card!  It is just perfect for my sketch.  You know I adore polka dots.  I feel a CASE coming on if the is ok.  I bought those little reindeer clips and haven't used them yet.  Thanks for making my sketch shine!  XX


Nance Leedy
Nance LeedyUnited States
27/09/2015 17:27:41 #

Awww, how cute is this Joanne?!  Perfect use of the reindeer clip and such a fabulous way to showcase the great holiday DSP.  Love the way you layered the foil paper for the die-cut sentiment--great idea!  Way to rock the sketch even without a single stamp!


LeAnne Pugliese
LeAnne PuglieseUnited States
27/09/2015 20:48:23 #

Oh my, oh my, oh my!  LOVE are so clever!  That little reindeer and his cute little red nose just steal the show on this card!  The sentiment is great, but I just LOVE that deer!


Lisa Elton
Lisa EltonUnited States
28/09/2015 00:20:02 #

How FUN is the reindeer paper clip!! And the plethora of polka dots has me swooning ~ I do love them you know...just sayin'! CUTE card ;)


Amy Koenders
Amy KoendersUnited States
28/09/2015 00:49:36 #

That's awesome!!  Love your red-nosed reindeer and your layering is just perfect.  Fantastic!!  


Jodi McKinney
Jodi McKinneyUnited States
28/09/2015 02:24:03 #

OOOOOOHHHHH Joanne!  I love that reindeer clip and red nose button and all the polka dots and the JOLLY sentiment!  This card is the cutest ever!


Sandy mathis
Sandy mathisUnited States
28/09/2015 18:02:15 #

I am in love with this card, Joanne! How awesome that you let all the beautiful patterned paper and simple sentiment do all the work. No other images required! I am pinning this for future casing Smile


LaurieUnited States
29/09/2015 02:32:04 #

I LOVE the reindeer clip! And that DP is awesome. Such a cute card, Joanne!


Celeste Goff
Celeste GoffUnited States
29/09/2015 03:18:03 #

Just fabulous and I love that little red nose you added to your reindeer!


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