Merry Monday #71


Time for a new sketch at Merry Monday!  I kept my card on the clean and simple side with a cluster of buttons.  Love the fun new glitter buttons in the Autumn/Winter Idea Book!  Here is the original sketch design-


I added a few layers to the inside for more contrast.


Supplies by Close To My Heart, except where noted:
D1560 Holiday Tags Stamp Set
Clearly Sentimental About Christmas Stamp Set-MFT
Handmade Holiday Pattern Papers-Simple Stories
1388 Colonial White Cardstock
1282 New England Ivy Cardstock
X5927 Ruby Cardstock
Z2170 Ruby Ink
Retired Green Buttons
Z1861 Ruby Mini Medley Accents
Red Twine-American Crafts

I have entered my card in the following challenges:
Christmas Stampin All Year Long-Stitching
Delicious Doodles-Christmas in August
Divas by Design-Christmas in August
Winter Wonderland-Red & Green

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

23 comments

  1. Beautiful Allisa, I love that patterned paper!

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  2. Absolutely love your card. The buttons. Wish I would of thought of that.

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  3. LOVE the glitter buttons! Great way to showcase them! I love this clean style...you rocked it! :)

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  4. What a perfect, perfect take on this wonderful sketch, Allisa! Finally, a way to use up some of my NBUS buttons. I have a scandalous amount, but rarely use them, so thank you, thank you!!

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  5. I am loving the country feel of this...especially that plaid paper and those yummy buttons!

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  6. I am so giddy over the buttons! Hello, my name is Gloria and I am a button hoarder...

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  7. Beautiful card, Allisa! Love the paper and the color combo! Those glitter buttons are to die for! :)

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  8. Love these buttons, especially the glittery ones! And the layers inside make it extra special!

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  9. I love this!! That cluster of buttons is fantastic!

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  10. So pretty! I saw this over on the Merry Monday blog and thought it was fabulous! I love those sparkly buttons and your take on the sketch. thanks for playing with CSAYL.

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  11. Eine wunderschöne Karte. Gefällt mir sehr. Danke Für Deine Teilnahme bei CSAYL. Liebe Grüße Jenny

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  12. gorgeous use of those reds and greens, thank you for sharing with us at the Winter Wonderland
    Hugs Kate xx

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  13. Love the Country feel of your card Allisa and those gorgeous glitter buttons.

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  14. Awesome, love the papers and the buttons are fabulous, thank you for joining in with Divas By Design
    Lindsay xx

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  15. Your use of buttons on this card is so striking Allisa. Beautifully done! Hugs!

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  16. Very pretty card Allisa, I love the red glittery elements.

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  17. Wow what a great card.

    Love all of those buttons.

    Thanks for joining us at CSAYL.

    Tracey DTxx

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  18. WOW - love this! Clever CAS design, so simple, yet so Christmasy and beautiful!

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  19. so glad you join the fun with us at CSAYL Allisa with this gorgeous and elegant card, hope to see you next time, biz

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  20. The pattern and colors on your DP go wonderfully with your pretty buttons!

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  21. LOve your cas Xmas card have just pinned it onto my xmas cards board, thanks for the inspiration..
    Hugs Blankina

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