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Saturday, October 30, 2010

Starting on the Christmas Cards

I've been wanting to get started on making Christmas cards, but I ran out of plain greens, reds and blues!!! Last week I got a package in the mail -- which included shades of green papers. That was sweet! :)

I borrowed some Christmas Stamp Up! stamps from a friend, and set to work....

I embossed the stamped image, and added some bling to make it stand out more. Used my favourite fiskar fancy edge scissors -- the scallop -- to create a border. The icicle border I used on the bottom of my card has been in my stash forever. I just couldn't make myself use it...until now. I just love that border punch!!!  Finally I added some ribbon from my stash and some light green pearls in the corners. There's lots of layering and I love it! :)

One many more to go. But at least now I know what works... TFL. :)

Totally Paper Crafts Challenges: Bling it On! (bling on the trees)
Simon Says Challenges: Punch Em! (border punch)
Creative Card Crew -- Let's Punch It (border punch)


  1. Lovely card Divinity, beautiful heat embossed trees and I love your icicle border.

    Thanks so much for joining us in the Simon Says Stamp challenge.
    hugs Heather xx

  2. Love the way you embossed the Christmas trees with EP. Great card

  3. Bling it on - love it - love the punch. Thanks for joining in at TPC and Good Luck
    Sarah x

  4. Gorgeous card and you have a lovely blog. Looking forward to coming back.

    Donna x

  5. I so wish I had inspiration to sit down and make cards...which i haven't in months :( yours look great!


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