Thursday, June 11, 2015

...had a shiny nose

Hello there. It's been what seems like a long time since I've made a card for challenges other than my DT duties. Life has finally slowed down some, so it was high time to get crafty. Here's a card I made this afternoon:


 Here's the inside:

I usually cut all my square/rectangle panels with a paper trimmer. I splurged and recently bought the pierced rectangle dies and the zig zag stitch square dies. I'm loving them! 

You can see the stitches better here.

I really like how this card came out, and I have yet another Christmas card done! Woo hoo! 

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you have a great day!

I'd like to enter this card at:

AAA Cards #41 - Woodland animals
 













Supplies:
Stamps: Lawn Fawn - And A Partridge; Hero Arts - Merry Christmas Message
Ink: Memento - Gray Flannel
DP: MME - Ooh La La
CS: Darice; Recollections
Accessories: GC; Taylored Expressions - birch tree accessories (deer); Avery Elle - Double Pierced Rectangle dies; MFT - Zig Zag Stitched Squares Die-Namics; Hampton Arts - rhinestones; Spectrum Noir BP7 &  DR2 markers
Adhesives: SA by 3L - tape runner, thin 3D foam squares; Glue Dots

11 comments:

  1. Great Christmas card! Thanks for joining us at CAS(E) This Sketch!

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  2. A beautiful and striking take on our woodland challenge Chris and a superb challenge combo
    Thanks for playing along at AAA Cards. Sarah x

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  3. Great job and kudos for working on Christmas cards. I like that sketch might have to try it even if it's misses the deadline. love the new dies, not sure they have hit Canada yet.

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  4. Oh, this is fabulous! I love your festive take on the sketch!

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  5. Chris I LOVE this card!
    Thanks for playing along at Case this sketch!

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  6. So pretty Chris. Love the square pieces with the border. The deer die-cut looks great. Nice take on the colors and the sketch. Thank you for playing along with us at The Color Throwdown.

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  7. I was sure I'd already commented on this card... I love it! The four squares are the perfect way to highlight Rudolph!

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  8. Great holiday card design! Love the detail that the embellished die cuts give to your layout. Thanks for joining us at the Color Throwdown!

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  9. SO fabulous! I love that deer! And love the quilted squares behind it, too!

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  10. Love the color blocks beneath that wonderful die cut. Fantastic take on all three challenges!!! Thanks for linking up and playing with us at AAA Cards.

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  11. Congrats on getting started on your Christmas cards so early - and what a great card to start with! I love the zig zag squares that you used for the background - definitely worth the "splurge"! Thanks for linking up to our Woodland Animals challenge this week at AAA Cards - it fits in perfectly! Jill

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