Merry Monday July Challenge, Week 3

We are now on week 3 of the July Challenge at Merry Monday!  The challenge in July runs all month long and you can enter any new Christmas creation!  My card this week is a retake on last week's card.  I went with a toned down version of purple, Smokey Plum.  It has more of an actual purple tone than my photography skills allow to show! 

All of my images are stamped in Smokey Plum pigment ink and clear embossed.  My background paper is hand stamped.  I went back and added Glitz gel to the center of my snowflakes for a little bling.

All supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:
A1148 Bright All Night (avail 8/1/13)
D1520 Ornamental Cheer
S1212 Year Round Cheer
1385 White Daisy Cardstock
1291 Smokey Plum Cardstock
Z2502 Enchantment Pigment Inks
Z821 Clear Detail Embossing Powder
Z1799 Silver Shimmer Trim
Z1482 Silver Glitz Glitter Gel
Z1752 Clear Sparkles Assortment
Retired Glitter Button
White Ribbon-Pebbles

I have entered my card in the following challenges:
Card Makin Mamas-Monochromatic
Christmas Card Challenges-Embossing
Crafting When We Can-Christmas in July
Pattie's Creations-Monochromatic

Be sure and stop by the other Merry Maker's blogs to see their creations!
Thanks for stopping by!


  1. I'm loving these purples, Allisa! This scene is gorgeous and the snowflake background so pretty!

  2. Beautiful card Allisa, your bow is stunning.

  3. Such an elegant card, and so lovely! Gorgeous stamps you used. Thanks for joining us at Crafting When We Can and good luck! Hugs, Robin

  4. Stunning card. I love the design and the colors. I always finish the inside of my cards, so I really liked seeing that you did that on yours also. It just "complete" the card/design. Thanks for sharing it with us this week at Christmas Card Challenges. Hope to see more of your creations in the future.
    --Heather, DT member

  5. Wow, this card is gorgeous in plum colours.

  6. Absolutely gorgeous. I love the color.

  7. This is perfect for our current challenge “Monochromatic” at Pattie’s Creations. Thanks for joining us!
    Pattie ♥
    at Pattie's Creations Design Challenge!

  8. fab card, love the image
    thanks for joining us at craft when we can

  9. Wow - this is beautiful! I love it! Thanks for joining us in the Pattie's Creations Monochromatic Challenge! Nancy - DT

  10. Very pretty!! Thanks for playing in our "Monochromatic" Challenge #71!
    Sandi ♥
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
    and Pattie's shop
    Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

  11. Stunning card -so elegant!!
    Thanks for playing along with our embossing challenge at CCC!

  12. I saw your lovely Christmas card on Always playing with paper Merry Monday - you might also like to enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for July - I'd love to see it there too. x

  13. Very nice, I really like the layout of the card mats that you used. Looking forward to seeing you play again with CMM In the future..

  14. OK, Allisa, I've seen this purple version, but I' m looking for a "purple, but not like a purple, but more like a puuuurple" . Think the paint commercial with the guys all painted BUT, I do love this version too! :)

  15. photos never show the colours quite right do they- lovely card though. thanks for joining us at Card Makin Mamas. x


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