24 July 2015

Christmas in July Blog Hop--Day One

Welcome to Day 1 of the


Get ready for some great ideas that you can start creating now for Christmas.  Along the way today, you'll find card and gift ideas, a scrapbook layout page or two, and even a couple of great decorating ideas.

We hope this hop gets you in the holiday spirit a little early this year.

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You should have arrived here from the Card A Day Challenge Blog.

I always like to have my Christmas cards made ahead of time, so I'm going to be sharing two of the Christmas cards I've made this year.


I love the simplicity of this card!  It probably took me less than fifteen minutes to make this, which is AWESOME.  The quicker the better when it comes to having to make a bunch of cards! 

Your next stop is Barbara.

Here's today's hop line-up in case you get lost along the way:

Theresa ~ http://scrapsbygracie.blogspot.com
Card A Day Challenge Blog ~ http://cardadaychallenge.blogspot.com
Ashley ~ http://marinewifesscrappinlife.blogspot.com (THAT'S ME!)
Barbara ~ http://barbarab3.blogspot.com (GO HERE NEXT!)
Kim ~ www.katydidcards.com
Robin ~ http://create-a-latte.blogspot.com
La-Vie ~ http://cestla-viedesigns.blogspot.com
Anna ~ http://agrandmaacricutandablog.blogspot.com
Diana ~ www.daisylovecreations.blogspot.com
Sandy ~ www.scrapbookblessingsclub.com
Haidee ~ http://created2bunique.blogspot.com
Sharondalyn ~ www.clippingsbysharondalyn.blogspot.com
Alicia ~ http://goldengoddessdesigns.blogspot.com
Angela ~ www.crazy3monkeys.blogspot.com
Tristan ~ https://www.facebook.com/TinstarDesigns

Be sure to hop tomorrow, too, for even more great holiday projects and ideas.  You can start tomorrow at Theresa's blog.  Thanks for stopping by!  Enjoy the hop!


30 comments:

Barbara B said...

Totally adorable!!!

Tinstar said...

Love how you've used that embossing folder.

Anna C said...

Very cute! And easy enough to make a lot at one time!

Denise S. said...

Cute card. I love embossing.

Golden Goddess Designs said...

it is simple, but very very nice. the embossing just makes it!

Alicia

Theresa Knopf said...

Cute card! Thanks for hopping with me.

Cropalcoholic!! said...

Very nice card Ashley!! I have that same embossing folder. Guess I will pull it out and have a give it a go!!
Thanks for hopping with me!!

Sharondalyn

Sarah J. B said...

Your card is so cute!

Tina Campbell said...

Super cute card Ashley :) Love the simplicity of it

Miranda said...

Super cute! I love clean and simple!!!!!

Kim said...

Ashley, I have that embossing folder and never thought to use it on a Christmas card. What a clever idea! Thanks for hopping with me!

mamawcindy said...

Great Card, Simple is the way to go when making Christmas Cards. Thanks for Sharing! :0)

Sunflower Holli said...

your card is very cool

ScrappyTeacher said...

I agree - the quicker the better! With 3 little ones I only get a few minutes to myself anyways!

auntbubbels said...

Great card.

Haidee said...

wow, i say i am going to make them and I end up not making more then 2 or 3 so good for you and you card is adorable TFS

Ladybug said...

Love your "countdown" background. Just adorable! TFS! :-)

Barbara Greenberg said...

Great card Ashley, I love the embossed background.

C'est La-Vie Designs Unlimited, LLC said...

Love than embossing folder! It's a labor of love to make your own Christmas cards! I'm already a follower. It’s nice participating in the Christmas in July blog hop with you!

La-Vie B.
Follow me at C’est La-Vie Designs Unlimited, LLC

Amanda Rhodes said...

I love how you distressed the sentiment, Ashley!! I just became a new follower with my gmail account.

carrie Kessler said...

I love simple too sometimes, especially if you need to make many like you said, Cute!

Debbie Bonczek said...

Love the embossed background with the numbers. White on white is so elegant.

Brenda said...

the embossing is great!

Sandy S. (CraftyCreations) said...

Cute card. Following your blog now. Nice hopping along with you.

Scrapbook Blessings Club said...

Very nice clean and simple card.

Carol Cook said...

Nice Card.

Angela Corcoran said...

love the card! that embossing is fabulous!

Angela Corcoran said...

love the card! that embossing is fabulous!

Daisylove Creations said...

Love the embossing on your card, looks very beautiful!! Enjoyed being in the hop with you :0)

Scrappin Robin said...

Such a pretty card. Thank you for sharing.