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Sunday, 8 January 2017

Christmas Card Club - "Anything Goes"

Good morning all and wishing you all a very happy, healthy and prosperous New Year. If everything has gone to plan I'll hopefully be sunning myself on a beach in the Canaries now 😎. A sneaky week away before I have to turn up for Jury Duty.

I know last Christmas is just over with but if I don't start my cards now I'll never be ready for next Christmas!! It's so much less hassle and stress making them throughout the year and since adding the inserts as I make them has become second nature I don't have that "groan" day just before writing all the cards in December.

Margaret has given us an easy "Anything Goes" for our first Christmas Card Club theme and here is my offering.

Topper from LOTV, die cut and matted; backing paper from Papermania; icicle die from Marianne Design and sentiment die is from the new CUTplorations range at STAMPlorations.

If you'd like to see what the other girls made you'll find the list on my side bar.

I'll be back later with my inspiration for the Mixed Media Challenge at STAMPlorations.


  1. Great card Carol. I certainly envy you in the warmth of the Canaries! Christine x

  2. What a gorgeous card Carol. Love the icicles too. Hugs Rita xxxx

  3. Happy New Year Carol, your card is so beautiful, the image, dies and colours are truly full of festive wonder
    lorraine x

  4. Hi Carol, lovely card. Gorgeous shade of red you've used. Great showcase of the dies. Have a great week, Hugs, Shaz xx

  5. Lovely card Carol.....great backing papers and love the icicles......hope you made it to your holiday and are having a great time xxxxxx

  6. Hi Carol, Happy New Year to you too. I hope you have a wonderful holiday. Another gorgeous Christmas card, I too always make my cards all year round or I would struggle too.
    Linda xxx

  7. A beautiful card for the start of our new challenge this year.
    Have a great trip.

  8. What a pretty card Carol. Love the scene and the background papers you've chosen are perfect. Hope you have sunshine. Zx

  9. lovely make Carol - that icicle die is fabulous! Hugs rachel x

  10. This card is so pretty, Carol! I always love the LOTV images...wish they still sold them.
    Your design is lovely...the icicles and the sentiment look fab.

  11. A fabulous Christmas card Carol, such a sweet image.
    I hope you have a lovely holiday.

  12. Such a pretty card Carol,lovely image and design.
    Hope you are enjoying your holiday, Kate x

  13. Love all the gorgeous red and the icicles hanging down. Hugs Mrs A.

  14. Hi Carol
    Fabulous Xmas card.. love the sentiment Die...
    Hugs Sylvie xx


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