Friday, September 27, 2013

Outlawz Fridays Alcohol Markers Challenge - Joy

Yep it is once again Friday, and time for the Outlawz Fridays Alcohol Markers Challenge!  Being the last Friday of the month, the theme is Anything Goes with an optional Christmas twist.  I can be a procrastinator, so making at least one Christmas card each month is helping me make a dent in my list!  Today's card features a freebie design from Mary Corbet's Needle and Thread.  This image is an embroidery pattern entitled Holly and Joy.  When looking for card images, sometimes looking beyond the traditional digi or rubber stamps can provide new and exciting designs. 

While it is difficult (okay, impossible) to see in the photo, the trim around the letters was colored with a Spica Pen.  As usual, with the image being so busy, I kept the card very CAS.

For the month of September our sponsor is Digi Stamps 4 Joy.  Our very creative Jen is an illustrator for them, and through her connection has secured five, yes 5, digi stamps for our winner this month!  Please join Carla, Dawn, Jen, Linda, Penny and me over at the Outlawz for this week's challenge, and give yourself a chance to win FIVE digi stamps.  Also, you could get a jump on your Christmas cards for this year!

Enjoy your weekend!


  1. This is really beautiful, Tress! What a great idea to use an embroidery pattern! Turned out wonderfully!

  2. Tress, what a wonderful idea to look outside the box for our images. This is fabulous, so beautiful, just like all your cards. You've introduced me to all kinds of great places for images. Love your beautiful card.

  3. Wonderful card Tress, love the traditional colors of Christmas ! Superb !

  4. Great to see a different type of Christmas design! I used to love cross stitch but this way is probably a lot quicker!!

  5. Gorgeous, Tress! Love how your design features your beautiful image! Great addition to your card stash for Christmas! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

  6. Gorgeous colors and design.

    Regards diane

  7. The design of this card may be CAS but it is still quite striking and really classic and beautiful!