Tuesday, 13 November 2012

6 weeks today is...

Christmas day...eeeekkkk!!! And I am trying to be organised for my first proper year of making my own cards. So yesterday I had a play with some of my dies, embossing folders and some Sarah Hurley papers.  I opted for a really clean and simple look with white and turquoise.  I printed out a couple of different papers from the Tinseltown collection, and cut out some baubles using a Memory Box die.  I love these dies, they are really easy to use and the results are great every time. I embossed a sheet of white pearlised paper with a Sizzix folder to make the background look like snowfall, and layered it onto a sheet of "Snowfall" paper from Tinseltown. Hope you like the end result, it is completely different from my usual style of card.


Ingredients
Papers and sentiment - Tinseltown by Sarah Hurley Digi Kit
Dies - Xcut and Memory Box
Sizzix Embossing Folder
Pearlised paper from stash.


Hope this inspires you to try something different with your Christmas cards.



I would like to enter it into the following challenges;
Crafty Sentiments - Christmas
LEJ Designs - Seasons Greetings
Crafty Bloggers Network - Christmas - anything goes
Crafty Cardmakers - more than one die cut
Fashionista Challenge - Blue Christmas
Hooked on Craft - Christmas no Red or Green
The Pink Elephant - Use dies
Delightful Challenges - Let it snow.(snowflakes on baubles and snow on paper and embossed paper)


12 comments:

  1. A very pretty Christmas card. x

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  2. What A great card you have made.

    Thanks you for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this week

    Hugs Betty

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  3. Love your card, the baubles look great and I really like the texture of the background. Very elegant.

    Thanks so much for sharing with us at Crafty Cardmakers.

    Feebsy
    xx

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  4. Hello Carol such a great card and a pretty colour too . Thank you so much for joining us at The Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenge “Christmas” . Your card is fabulous well done and good luck Hugs Elaine .

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  5. What a pretty card, I love the soft look to everything you did and the texture is great! Thank you for joining us this week at the Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenge! I hope to see you playing along with us again soon!

    Jackie, Crafty Sentiments Designs DT

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  6. Love the design and soft colour of your card Carol !! Nice to see a christmas card a bit different !! Glad you could join us this week at Crafty Sentiments Designs !!

    hugs Diane xx

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  7. Love the colours you have used. The bauble die is beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this time. Cxx

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  8. Very pretty card, thanks for joining us over at the CBN Challenge this month
    Hugs
    Ang
    Crafty Bloggers Network DT
    My Blog: A Crafty Blether

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  9. A stunning card thank you so much for joining us at LEJ Designs this week xx

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  10. Wonderful Christma card -Thanks for joining us at Crafty Sentiments this week
    Lisa x

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  11. Hi Carol, a beautiful card, and the colours are super.
    Have become a follower, you have some gorgeous creations on your blog.
    Janet

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  12. Really beautiful, I love the colours and the embossing
    Lindsay xx

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Hi, thanks for taking the time to comment on my blog. I really appreciate it, Carol x