Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Christmas Blessings

Can you believe that Christmas is only a month away?? I am soooo not ready for the holidays, but one thing I do have a good handle on are my Christmas cards. They're all made...now I need to write and mail them!
In case you're still need inspiration for your Christmas cards, check out this one I designed for my Christmas card buffet this weekend...

I am SOOO loving the black and white buffalo plaid trend this season...and paired with red it is Christmas perfection! Here I used a piece of Merry Little Christmas DSP for my background and layered it on a Real Red card stock base. To create my focal point I layered an oval die-cut from more Merry Little Christmas DSP on a silver foil scalloped oval. The trees were die-cut from Dazzling Diamonds glimmer paper using the Card Front Builder Thinlits. I used the same die set to cut the little silver foil deer peeking out from behind the tree.

I added some pine branches in Old Olive, cut with the Christmas Staircase thinlits as well as a silver foil snowflake behind the scene. The sentiment, from the Christmas Pines stamp set, is stamped in Basic Black ink. I added a silver Year of Cheer embellishment and a Real Red bow.

On the inside I added a Whisper White panel on which I stamped some pine branches in Old Olive ink, as well as the sentiment is Basic Black. Both are from the Christmas Pines stamp set.

There is lots of die-cutting for this card, but the end result is worth the effort!

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  1. Oh this is lovely. I love the scene and that paper. Great card. I may CASE this one.

    1. Thanks Brenda...CASE away. It's a pretty easy one once you get all the die-cut parts done ;)

  2. Beautiful card. I'm not nearly done with mine so thanks for the inspiration!

  3. I love this card! It reminds me of chilly nights snuggled up in a cottage somewhere peaceful and quiet! Great job Leena!!


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