Friday, July 25, 2014

Another Christmas Card Done

Not much to report today except one of those dreadful senior moments I just had when I accidently hit the wrong button and instead of putting some library books on hold, I deleted the entire list. Groan. I re-found most of them and requested them and then froze them correctly. Too many books come available at the same time and it was time to freeze some until I get caught up.

Today’s card is the one I made for the Stamping Bella weekly challenge. This time I made another Christmas card because the challenge was to make a card, using one of he stamps of course, from a photo she posted featuring a Christmas wreath in red and green.

I coloured the cats with my trusty old Prismacolor pencils, blended with gamsol. The background paper is from an old 6x6 paper pack. I had made another background with the other two pieces of paper for a card earlier in the year so I just taped this one together and put it back in the paper pack for future use – which was this week.  I used a square card that had the rounded bottom so I put another strip of paper from the same paper pack on the inside so it peaks through at the front. I didn't like the white showing. There is a gold sticker line over the seam – but not behind the square. Why waste a gold line that will never be seen. That’s why I keep all the small bits left over from other projects. The sentiment and the three stars are also  gold stickers.

That’s it for another week. Have a wonderful weekend everyone.


jinxxxygirl said...

Aaaaawwww i LOVE this card Violet! I'am so jealous. You are getting so many Christmas cards done.. :) Congrats on winning the Giveaway my dear!!! Get your snail mail when you can! Hugs! deb

Lisa Kind said...

OMGosh this is such a cute image! Love the pattern papers you used too! Very pretty card! Thanks for playing along in our Christmas Card Challenge!

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