Here is my take on this challenge - the criteria was
1) Mixed alpha title I have used Cosmo cricket and KB chipboard alphas.
2) Christmas Photo - picture of katie in xmas shirt
3) hand stitching - green thread scallop around the gems on the edge
The patterned paper is
Rhonna Farrer - Glittery Swirl which I cut out with my new fiskar precision cutter scissors which Santa bought me so easy to use.