Saturday, July 25, 2009

Merry Christmas in July!

Hey girls! Whether you are here from or Add Glitter and stir, welcome! Glad to have you! Hope you are getting all kinds of caught up on Christmas stuff, I'm not! I'm sitting on a beach in Hawaii! But I do feel generous. So I think I will do another little RAK. Merry Christmas in July from me to you. Just leave me a post before tomorrow at noon and I will hook you up with a little surprise Kauaian style! It's not gonna be scrappy stuff, something from the island. You will like it. Or at least I will like sending it!

So here is a card I made from a pageframes clear acrylic bird shape... at least I think it's pageframes! lol! You know how that goes, you take it out of the package and can't remember anymore.

What I did:

1. So that the card could be truely doublesided was write my message on the back side of the double sided paper. That's the key... DOUBLESIDED!

2. Then I used liquid glue. The metal kind from making memories. You need something that will hold tight to the non-pourous surface but still remain clear.

3. Adhere everything down and you are good to go! Drop some rubons too if you've got 'em! I used some metal charms, rubons, snowflake trim, and rick rack. You can use whatever! IF you have to use regular adhesive, like tombow or something, this is a good way to hide it.

Have fun! Be sure to check out the Gal blog for a month of Christmas ideas and bounce around the Christmas blog party over at Add Glitter and Stir for more giveaways and ideas! Enjoy!


  1. Am I the first one! Woo-hoo for not sleeping. I am still so jealous that you are in HI. You should have hid me in your suitcase.

  2. Merry Christmas in JULY

    Hey clever cards!

    xxx DJ

  3. Merry Christmas...I have so enjoyed spending the day with you!!!!! Have a great day!!!

  4. This is so fun, thanks for having me over! Love that card! Enjoy the rest of your fabulous summer, sounds like a lot of fun!


  5. Merry X'mas! Have fun in Hawaii!

  6. this card is just so CUTE!

    merry christmas in july to you! :)

  7. so very cute!!!! have a great time in hawaii!

  8. sweet mini album - love that you are in hawaii for christmas LOL

  9. Very Cute! Happy Christmas In July:)

  10. Cute, Merry Christmas! :) :D

  11. HO HO HO!

    I came in from the warm and sun,
    To find that Christmas has begun!

    Love your card, have fun in Hawaii!

    Have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy Rest of Your Year!

  12. Merry Christmas in July! Just stopping by from Maggi's. Very pretty card! :)

    <3 Gina

  13. Super cool card! How creative!

    Merryyy Christmas!! (love the background too, pink and brown yum)

    xoxoxox Rhonda roo

  14. Merry Christmas in July! Adorable Card! Have a fabulous time in Hawaii...lucky you!!


  15. The card is so pretty! Have fun in Hawaii. Merry Christmas in July!
    ~Bella (Beauty Does Matter)

  16. Hawaii, what a wonderful place to be!

    Wonderful CIJ party. I am finally getting to make the rounds. I did a quick check on my party and visited with guests there, so please excuse me if I missed you. I will be back home later to mingle some more. Right now, I am trying to fit in all the blog parties. This is such fun!!!!!

    Merry Christmas in July from Texas!

  17. I'm nearly crawling after a long day of partys....glad I'm not driving. Ha! did you say beach? really neat card. merry, merry. heidi

  18. That bird is so cute! Merry Christmas in July to you! Thanks for the link to the Gal Blog - I'm always needing ideas for Christmas stuff. :)

  19. Merry Christmas in July, lovely post, love the card!

  20. Perfect! I have those same birds from pageframes!! Lovely inspiration. Merry Christmas in July to you in Hawaii!! I'm very jealous!

  21. I love the acrylic bird,very cute!!
    I'm running late here with visiting,forgive me.
    Merry Christmas!

  22. You lucky duck...I dream of of these days...

    Merry CIJ!


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