Merry Christmas

I went shopping last weekend and used the gift cards that I 
received for Christmas. I love gift cards because it's like
receiving two gifts - the gift of the card and then the gift 
of shopping for stamping supplies. YAY!

The challenge at Merry Monday is to use plaid on your card. That's
a hard one for me because I'm not a big fan of plaid which made me
want to do this challenge even more. I've seen some amazing cards
using plaid but when I try to use it I'm never pleased with the result.
I tried a variety of ways to use plaid in larger portions on this card 
but in the end I went with just a touch of plaid in the ornament.

I got to use my brand new Merry Ornament die from Poppystamps on 
this. It's the first time I've used any of their products and I have to 
say I'll be going back for more. I love it! 

Ruby's Rainbow  - use something new

Happy Stampin'
and thanks so much for visiting!

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Other products used:
dsp: retired Stampin' Up!
stitched rectangle stackables - Lawn Fawn


Basslady said…
a wonderful card!

thanks so much for playing along with us at ruby's rainbow challenges!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo
Kristie Goulet said…
I love how you added just the plaid ornament. So happy you joined us at Merry Monday! xo
Julia Aston said…
What a great design! love the little plaid ornament and the lovely stripes framing the panel!
Bonnie said…
I love your little plaid ornament, Susan! It's perfect! Thanks for sharing with us at Merry Monday!
Helen said…
I love this. So classy. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Ruby's Rainbow.
Hugs Helen P X
gail said…
Such a gorgeous CAS card, love hoe you have created your Christmas ornament