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Memory Box Christmas cards…


I like challenges!  I created this card for the Cutting Edge Challenge – Kay Miller’s card for inspiration (I turned it) and for the Merry Monday Christmas Challenge – use black, gold and silver!  Yay! Such fun!

I’m also linking both my cards in this post to the Cutting Edge Blog Hop.



and to Freshly Made Sketches Challenge – Sketch 150  (I flipped the sketch)

FMS Final 150-001

This is an A2, white, side fold card…the black layer is glossy card-stock cut to 3 3/4 in. x 5 in.

I die cut the Pine Needle border die in Metallic Silver card-stock, taped it to the black layer and then rounded all four corners with the EK Sucess Medium size corner rounder punch.


Look at all the awesome detail!  YES!  That’s Memory Box for you! : )

I heat embossed the sentiment stamp, Wonderful Time Combo with detail Gold embossing powder.

I die cut the Plush Poinsettia die in Metallic Gold and Silver card-stocks.  Glued them together, then layered it on with mounting squares.

Love it!  Wish you could see it IRL!  It makes me smile!  Always love it when cards work out how you want them to! Doesn’t take much to make me happy! lol

Well, you know me!  I couldn’t just stop there… this card evolved from other things I was trying! lol


I die cut two of the Plush Poinsettia die and adhered them to the top and bottom corners of my A-2 size card panel.

Then I die cut the Grand Joyeus Noël die in that panel.  I had to trim the left side with a scissors.

I love how the design shows in the letters!  more FUN!


Then I used the Poinsettia Bloom die over the bottom corner and added some twine.


I’m linking my Joyeux Noël card to the Papercrafts Connection Link Party – Holiday Cards  and to the Winter Wonderland Christmas Challenge – anything goes

That’s it from me today!  I had fun and I hope you’re having fun with this new collection from Memory Box too!  Holler if you have any questions and thanks for commenting!  Nothing like encouraging a gal to keep die cutting and inking!

‘preciate it so much! Take care!


Supplies and dies I used to make these two cards…

FYI for Starlitstudio… We are currently closed (family vacation). Orders placed after 9am EST Saturday, August 23rd will ship Monday, September 1st. Please be aware of this delay should you place your order today. Thank you!

68 thoughts on “Memory Box Christmas cards…

  1. Okay, you have officially rendered me speechless! ME speechless? Wow – you rocked the house today, dear friend. These are amazing. Love them! The first one literally took my breath away. Thanks for sharing!

  2. They are both beautiful cards but I really liked the effect of using black and silver on the poinsettia one.

  3. Black + White + Gold + Silver = AWESOME! What a stunning card that is – so beautiful . . . I’ve never been a fan of gold and silver together before – until now. Just lovely, Pam!

  4. Oh my heavenly goodness!!! These are both stunning Pam! You already know how much I love the gold and black one but the second one is over the moon gorgeous!! Wow! I’d like to watch you do that! Amazing work!!

  5. Outstanding Pam. I love both cards. The silver and gold is so cool together. I love the red poinsettia with the red and white baker’s twine. Gorgeous!!!
    Thanks for sharing!

  6. Oh goodness you did it again! These are fabulous. The colors on both are eye catching.
    If I had to have a favorite it would be green one. Bring to club…need to see these ! Jan

  7. I wish I had bigger font on my computer because all caps just doesn’t “shout” the way I want it to, when I say that this card is FABULOUS!!! Those MB dies are just incredible, and what you’ve done with them is stellar! Just gorgeous! Thanks for sharing this with us at Merry Monday this week!

  8. Well, I’m a hopeless fanatic when it comes to Memory Box, and didn’t order the dies you featured here, and now I’m sorry. These are wonderful! So striking, lovely, bright and full of the joy of season. Beautiful creations and beautiful for the challenges and I’m calling you ‘winner’ for both!

  9. Wonderful Pam!! And Merry Christmas to you too! ! I really love the traditional green and red. I sure wish you would do a video on how to make this card.
    Sandy xx

  10. Beautiful card, Pam!!! Just love the gold & silver poinsettia’s and pine branches against the black! Really makes the embossed sentiment and poinsettia’s pop! Thanks for playing along with us this week over at Merry Monday! 🙂

  11. These silver and gold poinsettias are GORGEOUS, Pam! WOW! A beautiful card! Love the green and red card too! Two beauties! Thanks for sharing with us at Merry Monday!

  12. Both of these are just gorgeous! I can’t decide which is my favorite as I love them both! That silver, gold & black is so striking and the more traditional card is equally awesome! You have such wonderful ideas!

  13. Awesome cards! The black, gold and silver one is so elegant… wow! And I love that gorgeous red poinsettia on the second card!

  14. DELIGHTFUL pair of cards Pam!!!
    LOVE the black, white, silver & gold ELEGANCE of your 1st card, your poinsettia card is a BEAUTIFUL design too, great work with the layering & die cutting!!!

  15. You are a master with these dies! That first one is just drop dead gorgeous, I love all the metallics, it’s so rich and festive and elegant, and love how you die cut the previously die cut/inlaid piece on the second!

  16. WOW!!! I had been admiring this poinsettia die for a while and I think you just sold me on it! How gorgeous are these cards??? Thanks so much for joining us at Merry Monday for our gold/silver/black challenge!!! xoxoxo

  17. Wow! These cards are just beautiful! I love those poinsettias! The black, silver and gold are so elegant together! So perfect for Christmas! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

  18. Love both your cards Pam, the Merry Monday card is sophisticated and so elegant. I love your attention to detail using the fine gold edge to the silver poinsettia flower and the fine branches. Thanks so much for creating such a beautiful card.

  19. Just love the black, silver and gold Christmas card, I just might have to purchase the dies you used for this card, look forward to new Christmas posts
    Pam L.

  20. Wow….these are both amazing. Love the inlaid look and the beautiful design of your card layouts. I totally adore the stark contrast of the silver and gold against the black…Incredible!

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