The Spot Challenge 140: Holiday Throwdown


Welcome to The Spot Challenge and The Creativity Cave by Dena Rekow! I am so excited to have you stop by my blog–WELCOME–and I hope you will enjoy my card! This month our theme is Over the Top Holiday Cards and I am so excited about my project!  

My card was CASED (Copy And Selectively Edit) from my friend Katherine Anderson.  She made a gorgeous card for a swap that I hosted a couple of months ago and I fell in love with her card! SO, I had to make it and I created this version:

Video coming soon

check out the video tutorial on my blog

Gather Your Supplies:

  • 1/2 Sheet Very Vanilla
  • 4 1/4 x 5 1/2" Poinsettia Petals DSP
  • 4 3/4 x 3 1/2" Whisper White Embossed
  • 4 7/8 x 3 5/8" Soft Suede
  • 4 1/4 x 2 1/2" DSP
  • 3 pieces of 1 3/4 x 1 1/8" Whisper White
  • 5/8" Strip of White for sentiment
  • Scraps of Soft Suede and Real Red for punching/die cutting
  • Poinsettia Petals Bundle
  • Dainty Diamonds Embossing FOlder
  • Holiday Rhinestones
  • Rectangle Stamp Punch
  • Take Your Pick tool
  • Dimensionals
  • Real Red, Crumb Cake and Soft Suede ink pads

check out the video tutorial on my blog

I love the touch of shimmer on this card!! Don't miss my Poinsettia  Online class here!

Video tutorial on my blog

Need some supplies?  Oh, how I would appreciate your business!  I am so happy to help you with your creative juices–and when you support my online store it brings more amazing videos to you! Plus I love to reward my customers– I have a fantastic VIP Rewards program for that includes all kinds of perks (you can check them out here!) and you can order from my online store by clicking on the product images below. When you spend $50, you'll get my All Star Tutorial Bundle PDF for Free (December's PDF is the Artistry Blooms's Suite).  Make sure to use December's Hostess Code: 4AWVN6XQ.   

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Product List

Poinsettia Petals Bundle (English)

Poinsettia Place Designer Series Paper

Old Olive 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

Soft Suede 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

Real Red 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

Whisper White 8-1/2" X 11" Cardstock

Dainty Diamonds 3D Embossing Folder

Stampin' Cut & Emboss Machine

Rectangular Postage Stamp Punch

Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels

Holiday Rhinestone Basic Jewels

Banners Pick A Punch

Stampin' Spritzer

Champagne Mist Shimmer Paint

Stampin' Dimensionals

Mini Glue Dots

Stampin' Seal

Take Your Pick


2 thoughts on “The Spot Challenge 140: Holiday Throwdown”

  1. I am loving this card. I do not have the Poinsettia Petals Bundle, BUT found that I could improvise and use the Arrange A Wreath die cuts instead.


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