WMSC#102 and WM June Christmas Card Challenge

I am on vacation and using my Ipad to post this card for WMSC #102 and also the WM June Christmas Card Challenge.
You will have to forgive me for not linking things or doing much other than posting a picture of my card. I didn't realize I couldn't just write up a post using blogger like I always do at home on my computer. I had to download a new blog ap called Blogsy and try to learn it all in a few minutes...make that hours just to get this much done.
I brought a very limited amount of crafting supplies with me on vacation, so this card is not very elaborate. I used Candy Jar Fillers for the cute little gingerbead men and a sentiment from A Cottage Christmas . Not sure if you can see it or not, but the green panel is embossed with a woodgrain IP.
The Christmas card challenge this month was to use stitching on our cards, and my stitching without a sewing maching proves that I should NEVER try to stitch without it again. I used some handstitching with embroidery floss onto the gingham panel and a few little cross stitches onto the gingerbread men.
Thanks for taking a look at my first attempt at vacation blogging!
 

14 comments:

Sue Ann said...

TOTAL CUTENESS~ and with all this hot weather a Christmas card is just what the doctor ordered. LOVE IT!!

Sharron said...

This is adorable, Cathy, and I think the stitching looks fabulous! Those little gingerbread boys are so cute! I have not had good luck with blogging & posting away from home! The last time I couldn't get connected in our hotel room and had to take my computer to the lobby where everyone in our group keep coming by & talking! I'm going to try it again when we post this month's 12 Kits--hopefully with better luck! Hope you are having a fun vacation!

Kim said...

Those little gingerbread guys look good enough to eat! They are just so sweet with all of that red gingham and your hand stitching is so perfect, fabulous job. Enjoy your vacation!

How sweet is this card with the row of cross stitched gingerbread men! love the gingham and blue! Hope you are enjoying your vacation!

Joyce said...

This is really cute, and your whole scene is so rustic/mountain like. I love those sweet gingerbread men, and the little cross stitching is very fun.

What a WONDERFUL take on the sketch! LOVE your sweet gingerbread men against the red gingham - so perfect!!!
Thanks for playing with us at WMSC, hugs, Karin

Marybeth said...

I love the hand stitching Cathy. This is just amazing and for limited crafts its even more amazing. So darn cute. TFS about the new app , I cant wait to look into that one. Enjoy the rest of your vacation. Love the sweet card!

Jeanne J said...

Hi Cathy - even in your mountain retreat you never fail to amaze. Love the card and the extended scene in the background. Looks so comforting I can almost smell ... well.... gingerbread! Such a sweet card - love your little men and the little ric rak trim along the bottom!

This is adorable! I think the sweet gingerbread kids are lovely and I love the handstitched crosses! This is fabulous!

Renee said...

How adorable!!
Love the colors...
and the gingham!!
It's so perfect with the gingerbread men!
And how awesome that you were able to use the sketch for the Christmas card challenge too! :)
Hope you're enjoying just being from it all...
and relaxing!! :)

Eep! Super cute!!!! So glad you could play! :)

Vickie Z said...

Love your gingerbread people and your hand stitching is wonderful!

Pauline said...

Love your fab little gingerbread men, and the wood grain looks terrific! Fab card!

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