Monday, December 21, 2009

Christmas cards!

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This year I had a pretty good stash of cards that I made throughout the year so I didn’t really need to do a big mass production like I normally do (which was good!) but I did need to make about 20 cards and I came up with this quick and cute design, which I will be repurposing for a different card next month.  This is EASY…let me tell you.  I modified the standard gate card a bit so that when I folded it there would be a bit of an overlap.  These adorable snowmen (also available in blue!) come with adhesive and glitter already.  I know, I’m a cheater.  I used my Bo-Bunny Flex ruler to draw the curve on the kraft paper, cut along the line and then layered a panel of red behind it and freehand cut the scallop with my scissors.  The bottom panel is a white panel embossed with my A2 Snowflake folder.  The snowman sits on a tag made from Circle Nesties.  To finish it off I stamped my greeting (after curving it on my block to mirror the curve in the kraft paper) from It’s A Snow Day in Palette L’Amour Red and snowflakes from the same set in Palette New Canvas.

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Here’s a shot of it partially open so you can see how it goes together. 

I hope you’re gotten all your cards out and are leaving some time to actually enjoy things this holiday season!  Thanks for stopping by!

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4 comments:

Amber said...

I LOVE this card. So far it's my favorite out of all the cards I've received.

whoistracy said...

Hey, it may be cheating but they turned out so cute!

Lisa H. said...

great card, just too cute!

Tiff said...

I received your Christmas Card the other day!!!!! Thank you :)