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December 15, 2010

Season's Greetings - Card Patterns#94

Yes, I'm still plugging away at Holiday cards! This is definitely not a card I'll be mass producing, I'll be taking more of a CAS approach as I make that mad dash to finish er, start my cards!  I do have a surplus supply left over from last year, but not nearly enough.  I think a lot of people have cut back on holiday cards, or maybe they just cut me off their list, as I have not received a lot, just a handful.  I'm totally okay with that though, as I will still be sending mine out, hopefully they will all be in the mail by Monday.  How about yours, are they done, addressed and mailed?

This was one of the cards I worked on while Sue was here the other day for our Monthly Creative Day!  Last month I stamped a few of her Hero Arts images when we got together, this month I actually used them!  Parts of the collage are popped on dimensionals, all images are colored with Ranger Distress Inks and an H20 Brush. I used Liquid Pearls to add centers to the snowflakes and berries to the holly branch.  A touch of DD Glitter was added to the tree/church.
For inspiration I used Card Patterns Sketch #94, rotating the sketch to fit my image.

Stamps - Hero Arts
Ink - Black Archival, Ranger Distress Inks Pine Needles, Stormy Sky, Aged Mahogany, Pumice Stone
Card Stock - Black, Watercolor, Brocade Blue
Other - DD Glitter, 2 Way Glue Pen, Dimensionals, H20 Brush, Memory Box DP, Scallop Edge Punch, Sponge Dauber, Liquid Pearls, Snowflake Confetti, Silver Gems

Finished Size 5-1/4" x 5-1/4"


Suzanne C said...

Beautiful! Love the paper you used and the image. Loved the details in the shimmer.

Craft Addicts - Tracy Evans said...

What a lovely idea to have a monthly play day, us crafters don't need much of an excuse do we LOL. Lovely card, the paper you have used is gorgeous and I love this stamp, which I've forgot to use this year, oh well maybe next. Have a lovely week. Tracy Evans x x

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Loverly card...but I can't imagine YOU not being done with your cards yet.....and I haven't started! lol

Terry said...

Such a cool Christmas card. Love the images!! I am working on Christmas cards and decorating and meal planning!!!! 365 days and now there is only 10!!!

donna said...

Beautiful card! I have 80% of mine mailed but didn't make as many this year.

Basement Stamper said...

gorgeous card, I don't have mine done yet (I'm not making them) and they hopefully will be mailed by Monday though...once I get them LOL!

Velta said...

This card is definitely a favorite of mine...I guess I love different and this one is...You have outdone yourself girl...Good going :)

Niki said...

Wonderful card. I really enjoyed seeing all your Tim Holtz tags.

I haven't started addressing cards yet. Only a select few will get hand made cards this year, the rest of our list gets a family photo card.

I have to tell you, you are quite the 'celebrity' in my office. I made your Chocolate Eclair cake for a birthday celelbration at work. Many people asked for the recipe, all of whom I told I got it from you. Everyone raved about it, a couple people told me they served it at Thanksgiving. So, you're becoming a well known cook, at least in Denver!


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