i used pixie-in-chief kirsty vittetoe's current pixie sketch to compose my card; she generally posts one on the pixie blog at the 20th of the month; you've got until april 5th to use this one & link it up for a shot at a prize!
as for festive foliage, you can see i've covered all the bases: my card has holly (in the form of vintage fussy-cut illustrations, stickers, and printed cardstock frames); some mulberry paper ivy leaves; poinsettias of the home-made AND store-bought variety; and a mistletoe-bedecked tag! i think this *MIGHT* be my favorite card of the year so far...i'm glad it's still a bunch of months before i have to give it away! :)
(vintage: bird cut from greeting card; holly cut from an old book; sheet music; patterned paper: basic grey, dcwv, sei; bingo card: jenni bowlin; florals & ivy leaves: prima; frames and tags: making memories, dcwv, my minds eye; stickers: mrs. grossman; gems: mambi; brad: creative imaginations; ribbon: may arts + misc. scraps; label: dymo; inks: colorbox; adhesives: tombow monorunner, 3m foam tape & doublestick tape, gluedots; other: sewing machine)
as usual, i've got a zillion layers, and lots of elements overlapping each other. recently, when i ran out of the 3m foam mounting tape to which i'm utterly addicted, i discovered that "pop dots" are NOT the same thing! for starters, they are twice as thick as the lovely stuff i buy at the office supply store; and for another i don't think they stick as well. so i am quite firmly back to my old habits and feeling much happier about collage again! :)
head on over to JINGLE BELLES to see miss stef's lovely card...and think about what you'll do for "the holly and the ivy"!