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Friday, December 21, 2012

Blue & Red Christmas

Hi guys. Is it cold enough for you yet??? I love the snow-y weather...makes me want to curl up with a cup of cocoa and a great book! :) Or get some crafting in when the mojo comes round...

Today I have a pretty simple card to show off. This card started off a little on the CAS side....

...when I hit the CAS card making groove, I find it really difficult to make myself use designer papers. Ever since I got my Cuttlebug, it's been a lot of textures...and/or just stamping on cardstock, etc. when I make cards....and my designer paper gets left in the drawers...waiting...and waiting...and waiting...

Every now and then I force myself to think outside the CAS style...


I love the way this card turned out! Blueish designer paper and red -- I know the combination works, but for Christmas? I wasn't too sure, but it actually worked out nicely. It doesn't look "patriotic (American of course), does it?  I sure hope not! :p LOL


Leave me a comment and I'll drop by your blog as well. I hope I have inspired you to think outside your box a little. :) Happy Crafting :)

12 comments:

  1. Ooh, I like the color combo, I think it works really well for the Christmas theme.
    Hugs, Rosalee

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  2. I love this color combo, and the simplicity of this card makes it so stunningly beautiful. We're blessed to have you share it with us in this week's Word Art Wednesday challenge, and hope you'll be back to share more of your sweet art with us very soon.
    Blessings,
    Karen
    Word Art Wednesday

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  3. Wonderful card! I love the way you used the ribbon and the little jewels you added to the sentiment! Thanks for playing in Squigglefly's challenge!

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  4. A brilliant creation!

    Thank you for sharing at Sparkles Christmas Challenges this time
    Good luck in the draw

    Shaz x

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  5. Oooh that's a gorgeous card, and the colour scheme works really well for Christmas. Thank you for joining in with us at Creative Craft World.
    Sue x

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  6. Love the clean design. Great job! Happy Holidays to you and yours!
    Tammy at Créations LaDiva :) xx

    I have some candy on my blog, would love to have you join, still a few days left :) Thank you if you already have ☺

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  7. Lovely card, thanks for sharing with us at Creative Craft World.

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  8. So pretty is your card and thank you for joining in our challenge over at Sparkles Christmas challenge and good luck hope to see you again DR Member Sandra H xx

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  9. Love your creation. Great colours for Christmas ;) Jen xx

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  10. The colours are gorgeous together! Fab card :) Thank you for sharing with us at Creative Craft World. Sarah M. xx

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  11. Lovely clean card! Thank you for joining in at Crimbo Crackers – hope you can join me again for the next challenge! Crimbo Crackers

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  12. It's a lovely card-love the colours,they look so elegant.

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Thanks you for taking the time to leave me a comment. Have a blessed day!! :) *hugs