Holiday Magic Card

Holiday Magic Card

What Did I Create This Week?

What is it that makes the Christmas holidays so magical for you?

Are you dreaming of a White Christmas or thinking of going Home For The Holidays? Are you excited that Santa Claus Is Coming To Town and planning to Rock Around The Christmas Tree?

Perhaps you’re planning for a Silent Night as you remember the miracle that happened on The First Noel.

No matter what your plans, we wish you all of the Holiday Magic that your heart can hold!

Today’s card is full of surprises. First, the base papers come from Close To My Heart’s Perfect Day Kit, which isn’t a Christmas kit at all – I believe it was originally a Spring release – but these particular papers in the set had a wintery feel to me. If you’d like a peek at a few of the other papers in this set, check out my Perfect Day Greeting Card.

Next, this card is filled with flash, sparkle, shine and texture! There’s lots of layers with minimum bulk. The felt is warm and comforting and soft to the touch – and yet, the embossed metal adds a bit of movement and excitement too!

This card was fun to design yet easy to assemble. I wonder whose face it will bring a smile too…

Now it’s your turn to share. What have you created this week? Please share your latest creations at one of our weekly linky parties!

  • Inspire Me Monday
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Need some ideas to jump-start your creativity? Check out the Creative Art Challenges at the end of this post!

What Are The Crafty Cats Up To This Week?


Do You See What I See?

That’s the question Magellan poses to you as he begins to discover the magic of Christmas at this week’s Wordless Wednesday Party. Be sure to stop by for the full photographic scoop – and feel free to share your favorite photos as well!

Creative Art Challenges

Are you ready to jump-start your creativity? Here’s this week’s list of Creative Art Challenges to inspire you (organized alphabetically by THEME)!

Color Challenges

Cupcake Inspirations Challenge 290

Supply Challenges

What types of design elements and embellishments will you incorporate? These challenges help you determine which items to use on your project!

TPE#279 - Inspiration Challenge

Technique Challenges

These challenges encourage you to incorporate different techniques into your project!

Theme & Sentiment Challenges

These challenges help you decide the theme of your card.

Be Creative – Anything Goes Challenges

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67 Responses to “Holiday Magic Card”

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  1. Chris Porter says:

    Hi – I love the card – fresh and original. I love the anticipation of celebrating His birth. Happy WOYWW, and love to Magellan. Hugs, Chris # 13

  2. Julia Dunnit says:

    I love the stitched felt – how lovely that is. And thank you – the embossed metal has given me an idea that I shall try to employ – I’ll report back at some point!!

  3. Gabriele says:

    This card sure is wonderful and the MAGIC looks like metal. What material is it?
    Magellan is pretty as ever and looks like he has the answer to everything.
    Gabriele 23

  4. Your card is fabulous. I love all the texture. I would love to have that card. LOL #48

  5. Lin says:

    Love your mix of soft and hard elements and the traditional colors with that pretty aqua! Thanks for sharing this with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

  6. Tertia says:

    Love the card! For us this Christmas is going to be so very different. For the first time since we were married 35 tears ago, we are not going to be with the family. we are on a trip to the West Coast of South Africa.
    Happy WOYWW!
    Tertia #32

  7. Brenda says:

    This is a wonderful mix of texture and goodness, love it! Thanks for sharing with us at CRAFT Challenge!

  8. S says:

    Fun! Thank you for joining us this week at Cupcake Inspirations.
    – Sandy, DT Sweetie

  9. Pat says:

    Beautiful card. Thanks so much for sharing and caring.

    Pat #66

  10. A Quiet Corner
    Twitter: IamjpJP

    A treasure to receive, I’ll bet!…:)JP

  11. Great card. Thanks for joining us at Fussy & Fancy Challenges.


  12. Norma says:

    Fun and festive card!! Thank you for joining us over at Decorate to Celebrate!!!

  13. Bunny says:

    This is a cute card. I love the metal piece you added and the stitching. Thank you for joining us at Come And Get It challenge. Bunny DT

  14. The cards are so cute but those peppermint swirl cupcakes are a must have!

  15. Dionne says:

    Fabulous card, I love how you have used all of the different textures. Thank you for taking part in the Crafty Boots Christmas Challenge.

    Wishing a happy Christmas to you and your family.


  16. Adorable!!! Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

  17. Wynn says:

    Yes I agree Christmas is magical for young and old. Your card is very inspiring and I love the contrasting textures you’ve used. Thank you for joining us at OLL challenges. Wynn DT

  18. Christy B says:

    Absolutely love the mix of paper, felt & metal.
    So much texture.
    Thanks for linking with us at Craft Hoarders Anon 🙂

  19. Kimberly says:

    Awesome card!! Great embellishments!! 🙂 Thanks for joining us for Craftin Desert Divas Linky Party!

    Kimberly 🙂
    Craftin Desert Divas DT

  20. michele says:

    Fabulous card 🙂 Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity hugs x

  21. Ellie says:

    A beautiful creation Joy, and such a sweet kitty too! Looks a lot like one of my cats 🙂 Thanks so much for playing along in my Monday Morning challenge!

  22. D Idlet says:

    Love how you used all different papers. Thanks for joining us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

  23. D Idlet says:

    Cute card. Thanks for joining us at Mema’s Crafts!

  24. Karen L says:

    I love this! Thank you so much for sharing your talents with us. Please stop by again soon and have a blessed week,
    Word Art Wednesday

  25. Love that you added other elements to your card dear lady! Great card and spot on for our non birthday challenge! Thanks for joining us at Perfectly Rustics!
    smiles SHarnee 🙂

  26. I love the addition of the felt. It really adds something special! What a great list of challenges. I’ve bookmarked them for now. Thanks for the Friendship Friday linky!

  27. crystal says:

    What an awesome card! 🙂

  28. Hazel says:

    Thanks for entering all of my Craftyhazelnut’s challenges with your lovely crafting – hope to see you again soon. x

  29. Bonnie says:

    Great card! Thanks so much for participating in our Party Time Tuesday Anything Goes Challenge.

  30. Lisca Meijer says:

    What a lovely card you made! I love good old old-fashioned color red for Christmas.
    By the way, your cat is beautiful.
    Sorry I’m late but I like to take my time. Sometimes I start at the top and sometimes at the bottom….
    Have a good week,

  31. Melissa @ My Recent Favorite books
    Twitter: RecentBooks

    You Card is lovely! =)

    Happy Holidays!!

  32. Great texture! Thanks for stopping by and playing with us Mema’s Crafts. We love the company and hope you’ll visit again real soon.

  33. NanaConnie says:

    Love the stitching and that wonderful charm! Good job on putting together all those challenges. Thanks so much for joining us in our “Anything Goes” challenge at Through the Craft Room Door this week. Good luck in the draw and I hope we see you again next week. 😀
    NanaConnie DT

  34. fairyrocks says:

    The cloth on your lovely card gives it such a welcome home feel. Thanks for all the inspirational links. Our ‘kat’ promptly removed several ornaments from out tree. Shame on Kat…..Keep smiling and creating

  35. Lynn Brown says:

    Great use of different textures to make such an effective card.
    Thanks so much for taking the time to join our challenge at Ooh La La.
    Lynn x

  36. Dapoppins says:

    Love the added texture to this card! Thanks for joining this weeks Party Time Tuesdays Challenge!

  37. Shelly Schmidt says:

    Love the fun festive card with lots of texture- love the felt and the metal! Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown!

  38. Tracey F. says:

    A terrific fun and festive creation! Reminds me of a warm and cozy Christmas sweater. Thanks for playing along with us at Holly Jolly!
    Tracey, DT

  39. Kim says:

    Great card, love the felt and metal together. Thanks for joining us at Perfectly Rustics.

  40. Dangina says:

    Fabulous Design! So glad you joined the Loves Rubber Stamps Challenge! Be sure to join us this coming week for our Holiday Blitz Challenge!
    Tons of Hugs, Dangina

  41. Chana says:

    Nice! Thanks for joining us this week at Shopping Our Stash.
    Chana, DT

  42. Noe says:

    Love this card! Thank you for joining us at Imagination Crafts Challenge! Hugs xxx

  43. Rhonda Emery says:

    love it thanks for joining us at dtc. hugs

  44. I love the felt! Very cute! Thanks for joining us at Craft Hoarders Anonymous!

  45. Craftybunny says:

    What a super card.The papers are so lovely and just love all the texture.Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments.Hope to see you again next week.
    Lisa x (GDT)

  46. Lydia says:

    Great card. Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us at Loves Rubberstamps

  47. bekki@a better way to homeschool says:

    I love the felt and texture of your card!
    I keep thinking someday I will make cards of my own…
    I know my five boys will grow and I will have time soon enough. In the meantime, I love being inspired by creative people like you!

  48. Sue Hickey says:

    lovely thank you for joining us at Whoopsi Daisy Challenge Sue DT xx

  49. Tracy says:

    This is fab, really different. Thank you for joining in with The Sisters of Craft Challenge Blog. Crafty Blessings. Tracy SOC DT x


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