Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Double D, Christmas Joy

 Good Morning! 

A brand new Challenge is up and running over at the Double D Challenge Blog

Here is your Inspiration Tile:

Christmas Joy
(your creation MUST have the word JOY in it)

By the way, JOY is most favorite word in the world!

This card will also be entered into the following Challenges:

Simon Says Wednesday, Happy Holidays.
Dies R Us, Anything Goes.

Here is what I created:

I love the Buffalo Plaid so knew I wanted to 
incorporate that into my creation.
Started with an MFT Stitched tag die, embossed with Snowflakes Swirl.
My layers also include an embossed panel with Swiss Dots.

Alphabet dies for JOY.
Paper Smooches Foliage 2 dies.
Sentiment by W Plus 9, Hand Lettered Holiday.
Ribbon. Button.
Foam Dots.

Please come on over to the Double D Blog and join in all of the FUN!

You'll be glad you did as there is always a pretty prize up for grabs!

Here's the prize for this Challenge: 

May today (and everyday) bring you JOY!

Thanks for coming by!


  1. Beautiful design Donna and that plaid really makes it pop right along with the JOY!! Love this!!

  2. This is fabulous Donna! Layered to perfection!!

  3. As soon as I saw that word JOY for this challenge, I thought, Donna has got this! I have known for a long time that Joy is your favorite word and you do great things with it. I love your layers, papers and tags.

  4. WOW LOVE this card! From the BIG JOY to the buffalo plaid to the embossing ... this card just screams Holiday Joy! Beautiful inspiration and awesome take on the mood board! WELL DONE!!

  5. such pretty combo of papers and embossing, love the foliage used with it too!

  6. As always you mix papers beautifully. Your signature tag is the perfect backdrop for the JOY die. Love all the patterns and texture on this stunner.

  7. Awesome!!! As usual your layering is perfect. The buffalo plaid, large letters and greenery are so perfect together.

  8. Beautiful, Donna! Love that embossed tag backing your sentiment. The shadowed effect on JOY looks great and really accents the buffalo plaid. So pretty...Happy, happy, joy, joy!!

  9. Lovely card and beautifully designed. Have a lovely weekend xx

  10. I might have known you would do a tag on a card that has the word JOY - all the things that make you happy. I love all the patterned papers and dry embossing. This is a stunner!!!

  11. Hello, I'm back for DRU... Your card is as sweet as can be! The snowflake embossing is so pretty and really shows of the "Joy" on this card. Thanks for linking up to the DRU challenge. Best of luck to you!

  12. Such a beautiful card Donna. Love the layout and the layers, so very pretty.