Still playing catch up with my Christmas Cards

Did I say CAS was the way to go? got sidetracked there somehow!

This card was inspired by all the challenge's with the theme of non-traditional colours, snowflakes, punches and Circles.   I'll list them at the end of the post.

In your tucked away old stash do you have a box or two of Papermaina shapes?   Something that seemed like a good idea at the time but perhaps never proved as useful as you thought? I have!    The circles  came in useful for this card.  The solid one has been stamped with one of this year's Craft Stamper's cover stamps that is also a circle.   The snowflakes have been punched from a couple of punches and everything stuck down after being run through a zyron sticker maker.   There is always a bit of glue on the edges after using that tool so I pressed dark blue glitter into it for added sparkle.     The buttons added with Glossy accents add more circles and non traditional colours.

The Challenge's in mind for the making of this are;
Allsorts - Circles
Craft your Days away - Buttons or bows
One stop Craft - Let it Snow
Suger Creek Hollow - Non Traditional colours
Sweet Stampin' - Snowflakes (or Snowmen or Snow or....)
By the cute and girly - Let it snow
Emerald Faerie Garden - Non Traditional colours
Crop Stop - Punches
The Crafty Pad - Punch shapes
2 Sisters - Punches


  1. Fun card! Very bright and colorful. Thanks for playing along with our CropStop Challenge Blog.

  2. A great alternative colour crimbo card Zoe.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Allsorts challenge this week and good luck.

    B x

  3. what a lovely creation and thank you for sharing it with us at the Emerald Garden Faerie
    Hugs Kate xx
    ps I have some candy if you are interested :)

  4. Lovely, cheerful card! Steampunk snowflakes is a great idea! Valerie

  5. whata great design.. love how you used the circles.. reminds me of the Olympics
    Lisa x

  6. What a lovely Christmas card -
    It is perfect for our Give it a Punch challenge - thank you for sharing it with us. :)


  7. This card is something totally different and I totally love it!!!! ;) Thanks for playing along with SSCB!!!! ;)

  8. We do love out of the ordinary - thank you for sharing your creativity and entering our challenge at

  9. This is a fab non-traditional Christmas card Zoe

    Jackie x

  10. Such a great design.
    luv and hugs {brenda} xoxox

  11. Beautiful card, thanks for sharing with us at CYDA, hope to see you again, Gaynor DT :)

  12. What an unusual card!

    Thanks for joining in at Sweet Stampin' this week.

    Susan x

  13. What an unusual card, its very unique! Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

  14. Love your card, so much to look at! Thanks for linking up to the Give It A Punch Challenge at The crafty Pad this week!
    Good Luck
    Dawn xxx

  15. oh this is so different and cool!

    -- dalis
    CropStop's DT

  16. what a cheery card! Thanks for sharing it on the CropStop Challenge blog!

  17. Super card.
    Thanks for playing along with us at Allsorts this week.
    Good luck.
    Debs xx

  18. Beautiful Creation

    Thanks for joining us at OSCC this week and good luck!


  19. This is great fun. I love the circle tree and the bright colours. Thanks for joining us at Sugar Creek Hollow.

  20. Fab card Zoe, I had 4 boxes of those things (on sale!) gathering dust for a few years....ended up distributing them between various local playgroups, toddler groups, brownies, rainbows & friends children. I think they're still wading through them lol!!

    Wish I'd had your creativity though! Thanks so much for playing along with Sweet Stampin x


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