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Friday, 6 December 2013

A couple of sketches or so...

My first sketch is from Seize the Sketch Challenge #9

A lovely simple sketch...


 I always have lots of 'bits and bobs' around my craft room -
 I save everything and like to recycle!
I came across this tag that had been on a Mother's Day gift from my daughter - very sparkly!



I layered it up and trimmed it and adhered it to a card base matted and layered with black card then a turquoise DP (from my scraps).
Finally I stamped the 'Christmas gift' stamp from 'Stampendous' in the corner.
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My next sketch is Stella Says Sketch #147 and is part of Bugaboo's


I decided to use Digi Darla's Holly and Berries again -
 coloured with Promarkers and with gems added.
Although I bought this digi it is available as a Freebie with



The image and its matching oval mount were cut using the Big Shot and nesting dies.
I used white card, Christmas red card for the banners, DP from Papermania's 12 Days of Christmas and a Paperchase Christmas paper ribbon.

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I am just going to add one more card to this post...if you have been reading my blog before you will know that I recently moved to India - but still wanted to make and post all my usual Christmas cards. I was rewarded by a couple of my first batch arriving in the UK in 4 days! Fantastic! Not sure about other parts of the world!
 I am now about to post my 3rd batch.

Anyway because of posting around the world I have been trying to make small, light cards as far as possible. This is a very simple one using a purchased tag to complete it. Just some red card, Papermania DP and a stamped image:


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Happy Crafting!!


16 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing your cards with us at SEM. They are beautiful

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  2. I love how you did the tag...how fun! Thanks so much for joining us at The Shabby Tea Room

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  3. Most definately a wow Christmas CArd.

    fiona DT
    TTPH.

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  4. Awesome cards, thank you for joining us at The Crafters Cafe Lots of Red Challenge this week.
    Hugs Debs

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  5. Fabulous Cards.
    Love the flower on the first one.
    Thanks for joining us at Seize the Sketch!

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  6. Love your gorgeous Christmas card. Beautifully done! Thanks for joining us at Catch The Bug.
    Nancy

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  7. What a great project, very cute!! We appreciate you taking the time to join our Holiday Chaos Event! Hope you get to play along all week and good luck!

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  8. love the snowflakes and colors! simply elegant and classic! thanks for joining us over at Scrapping Everyday Miracles!

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  9. Just lovely! I love your DP!
    Thanks for joining us at Digi Darla’s

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  10. Very pretty cards. I love the blue and silver colour combo. Thank you for joining us at Scrapping Everyday Miracles.

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  11. Susan, your card is absolutely lovely! I love the poinsietta and papers!
    So glad you joined us in our Stella Says Holiday Chaos challenge at Catch The Bug. :) Becky G Bugaboo DT Member

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  12. Awesome cards, love seeing how Seize the Sketch inspired you!
    Thanks for playing with us!

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  13. Gorgeous cards Susan
    Have a wonderful Christmas

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  14. very pretty. Love that snowflake paper. thanks for sharing with us at SEM.

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  15. Pretty! Thanks for playing with us this week at The Crafter’s Cafe Challenge Blog! Hope to see your work in our next challenge!
    Hugs,
    Karen C

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  16. Your cards are gorgeous! I love the color of your papers you used! The one with the tag is my favorite :)
    THANKS for sharing with us at Scrapping Everyday Miracles. Don't forget to join us again for January 2014 Challenge at Scrapping Everyday Miracles http://scrappingeverydaymiracles.blogspot.com/

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