Friday, November 2, 2012

Christmas happiness...

Ok, I know it's just BARELY into November, but I have to make A LOT of Christmas cards to send out. So, here is one I made yesterday. I'm entering this for the PageMaps card challenge.


The inside:


Here is the sketch:


This is one of the sketches from the September 2012 CardMaps. So strange I had that already out as I was going to make a card using one of the other sketches. (That will be for an upcoming post.)

When I saw this, I immediately thought of ornaments and a big snowflake. I used papers from Recollections Believe collection (love the patterns and colors in this line!) I added some dots of glitter glue to the snowflake, the center ornament, and also the 'a' and 'r' in the sentiment. (It's hard to see. I usually take pictures of my cards using natural light, but it's been so gloomy all week that I've had to use my Ott Lite.)

I hope you play along too. There's some swag from Freckled Fawn up for grabs! (Washi washi washi!! Woo hoo!!) Thanks for stopping by and I hope you have a great Friday!

Chris ☺

Supplies:
Card stock: Bazzill Basics
DP: Recollections - Believe
Stamps: Paper Smooches - All Yule Need (ornaments); Christmas Sampler (sentiments)
Ink: Tsukineko - Tuxedo Black; Clear Snap - Gold
Floss: DMC
Candy cane sticker: Jolee's Boutique
Other: Grand Calibur and Sm Std. Circles Nesties; Slice die cut machine and Noel cartridge; Cuttlebug embossing folder; DecoArt Craft Twinkles Writer

2 comments:

  1. Beautiful card. I don't think it's too early to start and dh keeps reminding me about the one year I made a few cards each month. I can't seem to get in the mood in the summer to make christmas cards anymore though.

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  2. Really beautiful and elegant holiday card! Your idea of using the snowflake and ornaments was truly a stroke of genius with that sketch! Love the glittered accents and all the details! FAB!

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