Monday, July 6, 2009

Christmas Stampin All Year Long Challenge #24 - Stampless Challenge

Hello Friends! Well it's Monday so it's Christmas Stampin All Year Long Challenge time again! We're on Challenge #24 and this week, it's Vicki of Summerthyme Studio turn to host! Whoohoo! This week's challenge is another fun challenge! The challenge is "no stamping". . .


Okay. . .I love this challenge! Why? Because the one thing that takes long when I create a card is coloring a stamped image! With this stampless card. . .well, it took me 15 minutes to create because all the images are 3D stickers!

Why don't you start your Christmas cards and get it over with! Chistmas Stampin All Year Long challenge blog can help you with ideas. Check out the awesome cards created by the fabulous design team!

I'm going to create another stampless card some time this week. . .I have a ton of Christmas stickers and embellishments!

You know. . .I just realized that my lips are sunburned after walking around in the hot sun at Disneyland. My lips feel a bit weird. I feel a burning sensation on my lips and no matter how much I lick my lips, it feels dry. I didn't realize lips can get sunburned too. It feels really strange.



Tomorrow is my daughter's college orientation and registration. Parents are required to attend the orientation which will be an all day affair. My daughter will be sleeping over at the college. I wonder where they're going to sleep? I have no idea. I guess I'll find out at the orientation.

I anticipate my wallet will be a lot slimmer after tomorrow. Uggh! College is so expensive. I remember when I was in college, my tuition was only $800 a semester my freshman year. By my 4th year, the tuition was $2000 and that's considered "cheap".







Anyway. . .stop by Christmas Stampin All Yeal Long and play along with us, okay! We'd love to see your cards!!

Hope you all have fantastic Monday!

Card Details:

Images: Jolee's Boutique
Paper: Me & My Big Ideas designer paper, photo paper, SU Real Red, Certainly Celery
Accessories: CB Embossing Folder, Organdy Ribbon, Nestabilities, Fiskar Scallop Scissors



23 comments:

de said...

Maria! Love this "stampless" card! So cute!

Becky said...

This is a great stampless card. Love the colors and love your santa. Glad you had a great time at Disney.

Crafty Nanny said...

Maria love your stampless card!!
Sorry to hear about your burn....use lots of moisturizer and lip balm.Have a great day:)
Sandy

Norine said...

this is too cute cant really think about xmas right now LOL love it as always
Hugs
Norine

kadie said...

I can't believe this is a stampless card!! Wow! Fab job, Maria! Love it!

PaperCrafty said...

Adorable card Maria! I can't believe it is stampless.

marijke said...

I looooooooove this card its so gorgeous

Jen from Pieces of Me.... said...

Hey Maria,

Welcome home!!! I love your stampless card. I got pooped last night, and only posted mine on the CSAYL blog. Will post mine on my blog this morning.

Well, you did a great job here on your stampless card. Great challenge Vicki put out, as it forced us to create w/anything other than our stamps, eh?!

Been keeping up with your blog postings, and reading about the grad party at DL. Glad you n' your family got to go and enjoy the weekend as well. What a smart idea. That's one thing about here, we can't just drive to somewhere and stay overnight - unless you talking Ko'olina or Turtle Bay! LOL... I wish they'd build a DL here!!! That would be COOL!!!!

Well, glad that you're back. Now to catch up with what's going on in BL, huh?! Good Luck! It takes me WEEKS on catching up with what I miss in a couple of days.

Big Hugs,
Jen

Marcia said...

Maria - this card is sooooo cute! Will you make all my cards for me? LOL

Perfect!

Cindy Haffner said...

Oh this is so darling, awesome job.

Michelle said...

Glad you had a great trip to Disneyland - I bet the fireworks were AMAZING!

Lovin' your CA-UTE Christmas card - so FUN! I always forget to use my spellbinder dies - maybe I need to put them someplace where I see them more, LOL!

Debbie Fisher (debbiedee) said...

I know what you mean! I feel like I cheated when I made my card. At least yours LOOKS like a lot more time was spent making it. Ü

Kyoko said...

Good Lord woman ... I want to start Christmas shopping after seeing your card! LOL! Beautiful!

Hey, I wonder if your lips are wind burned? I learned the hard way on my last trip to Vegas when it was sooo windy, my lips hurt so much it was hard to even talk ... YIKES! I think my children enjoyed that part. LOL!

Cathy said...

Maria, this is beautiful!! So colorful and cheerful!! I love it!! I'm sorry I'm behind with my visits, I'm trying to catch up. My computer has been naughty lately!! I'm going to have to take it to the PC DR. UGHHHH!!

Hugs, Cathy

Elena said...

I love how you used these stickers, Maria! Very cute Christmas card!
Hope the orientation will go well!

2 Worlds said...

Oh yeah college is expensive today, and we have to take care of the sun,great card Maria

Risa said...

Your card is totally too cute Maria! The colors, layout and Santa are beautiful! Great job and super awesome layout!
hugs
Risa:)

Randi said...

Cool stampless card Maria!! I love all the details!! And, it's such jolly colors!! What a great Christmas card!!
I cannot believe you didn't use a stamp!!
Hope you had a wonderful weekend and got to relax a little!!

Islander Girl said...

Oh wow, I'm beginning to feel Christmas!!! I miss the cold weather during the holidays but I'm anxiously awaiting Christmas this year...LOL! TFS!

doris said...

What a pretty card Maria!!

Hugs
Doris xx

Heather said...

Maria,

This Christmas Card is totally lovely!!! I adore the way you did the 3-D santa and the rest all goes so well together!!!

Heather

Cami said...

Hi Maria! Well, stampless or not, your cards are always so darn cute! Now, you must have a mean supply of craft items in your room because all of these 3-D elements just go together too well and you had it handy! Love what you did! Hugs, Cami

dizzy di said...

Super card!

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