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Saturday, 21 December 2013

Merry Christmas

Well I have at last finished my Christmas cards and these will be the last two to display, I think.  I have managed to steer clear of snowflakes and baubles and I decided to use the Indigoblu Bare Forest for these two cards.




As I don't have any A6 cards at the moment, I used my square white cards cut down.  I stamped the image on to green and red card using Versamark Ink, and then heat embossed with WOW Sparkling Snow Embossing Glitter. I then used a Cuttlebug folder which I think is probably not available now, but which has a selection of Christmas greetings.  I picked out one of the greetings and embossed one of each colour and then mounted each on to white card.  I then highlighted the writing by using a white Sakura pen on one, and a silver Sakura pen on the other.  I  decided the white writing might look better with a hint of silver, so I overlaid it with the silver to give a glittery highlight.  Unfortunately the green card which has only the silver doesn't show up very well in the photo.  As the Bare Forest stamp is framed I cut the card just beyond the frame to give it a layered look when mounted on the base card.

With these last two Christmas cards I would like to send my best wishes for a very Merry Christmas and a  healthy and prosperous New Year.

I have entered the red version of the card in the challenge over at Pixie's Crafty Workshop as I have used some snippets/scraps of white and red card.

I am also entering the challenge over at Simon Says Monday Challenge which asks for a stamped image.

8 comments:

  1. Beautiful Pat - I adore both cards.

    Hugs, Di xx

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  2. These cards are great Pat, I love the Bare Forest stamp, and the sparkly embossing too.
    Happy Christmas, Jean x

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  3. Very pretty Pat, it's great to see them in the alternate colours. Season's Greetings, Shirleyx

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  4. Pat, these are both just absolutely lovely. Liked the way you used that stamp with the 2 colors to create a different look for each card. Great idea on the C/B folder too. TFS, & a big Merry Christmas to you as well. I'm so happy I found your blog! I've enjoyed seeing all the lovely cards you've shared with us. Hugs

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  5. Lovely cards, Pat! I love the bright colors used with the trees. Thank you for sharing your card with us this week for the Simon Says stamp Monday challenge. Happy Holidays! ~Michelle

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  6. Delightful Christmas cards here Pat.

    Wishing you and yours a Very Merry Christmas too.

    Hugs
    Sarn xxx

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  7. Two lovely card!
    It is getting so close to the big day. Hope you have a Merry Christmas filled with wonderful memories!

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  8. Great cards, I love the red and green and the frosty look of those winter branches. Thanks for joining us for this week's Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

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