Practicing Creativity

Merry Christmas, Joyeux Noël! and a Peas on Earth digital stamp Christmas card

Merry Christmas! Joyeux Noël! Here's my last Christmas card for 2015 using another funny digi from Whimsie Doodles – the Peas on Earth stamp. I think these WD stamps make hilarious cards (like the Underwear for Christmas stamp). They're definitely for my English speaking family and friends though. I had to explain this one to my French Hubby who didn't get the humor.

I finished the card and proudly showed it to him. He studied it a bit, then asked, 'What are the green things?'

'They're peas,' I replied.

'What do peas have to do with anything?'

'They're peas on earth.You know, like the song?' I thought that was more easily explained than the biblical reference.

He did that very Latin shoulder shrug, pursed lip thing. 'Non, what song?'

'The Peace on Earth song, you know the one.' I sang a few bars.

'Oh, okay, I get it now.' He handed me back the card. 'I thought they were aliens.'

Phffff . . .

My paper is the long retired (so long you probably can't even find it on eBay) Papermania Mistletoe Kisses. I dressed it up with some buttons and a little twine.

Supply List
Paper – cardstock, Papermania Mistletoe Kisses
Digital stamp – Whimsie Doodles Peas on Earth
Color – Caran d'Ache Luminance 6901 pencils
Embellishments – buttons, twine, ribbon

I'm linking up with: Crafting by Designs Dec. – Anything Goes, Crafty Creations #305 – Anything Goes, Crafty Gals Corner #51 – Anything Goes, Little Red Wagon #321 – Sparkle and Shine, and Mod Squad Challenge – Anything Goes.


  1. LOL Shani! You will die when I tell you I thought EARTH must be a French word - didn't LOOK french, but maybe it is?? I didn't get it either till you wrote "Peas on Earth" OMG! ROTFLMAO now! You may have to write that sentiment on the inside fo the slower among us Americans too! In my defense, I got very sidetracked looking at your wonderful shading and inspecting that in detail! Dang, I need to take French at the local Jr. College - I feel like an idiot now!

  2. LOL- very all the layers. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner.

  3. I LOVE this! Definitely brought a big smile to my face, so cute and beautifully colored! Thanks so much for bringing the sparkle to the LRW challenge this week! Happy Holidays!

  4. Well your husband may not get it but we do. Its brilliant, love your colouring and layout. Brilliant digi

  5. I love this Shani! Particularly appropriate for me because peas are my absolute favourite vegetable :o) Clare x

  6. Très mignonne! J'adore les couleurs acidulés et non traditionnelles de ta carte. L'image est drôle et très belle... Ça y est fini les cartes de 2015. A bientôt pour 2016 !!
    Gros bisous ma belle !

  7. I love this card and will probably have to have it for next year's Christmas. Love your talent.

  8. heee heee now this is one stamp I wish I grabbed before the closed their shop! Awesome!


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