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!


  1. Beautiful Allisa, I love that patterned paper!

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

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

  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!!

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

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

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

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

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

  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.

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

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


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

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

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

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

  17. Wow what a great card.

    Love all of those buttons.

    Thanks for joining us at CSAYL.

    Tracey DTxx

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

  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

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

  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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