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Monday, 29 February 2016

Christmas cards

Last day to enter my candy!! Winner post tomorrow!


My resolution to make 3 Christmas cards per week so I don't have to go bananas in November
is already falling by the wayside.
By now I think I should have maybe 24 cards - I think I have 18!

Entering challenges like the Rudolph Days Challenge helps...
so here's my entry...

This will be a very quick post as Kevin is already saying we need to get on...


I decided to make some cards using sheet music as the background and I thought
 "While Shepherds watched"
would be good behind Bugaboo's 'Merry Christmas to ewe!'

I combined the picture and the sentiment in Word, printed it out and added some colour using Promarkers and glitter glue.

I combined this with some die cut shapes:


The final touch was to add some ribbon...





Happy Crafting!!


11 comments:

  1. Love the musical and beautiful BG! Cute Merry Christmas creation with the addition os a pretty ribbon!

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  2. This is fun and very cute too! I like the idea of framing the words of the musical score. Brilliant idea!

    Thanks for taking part in the February Rudolph Days Challenge. Good luck in the prize draw.

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  3. Wonderful! Love the simple look. So happy you joined our Rudolph Day challenge. Good luck in the prize draw.

    Hugs from Finland,
    Eemeli {DT}

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  4. The perfect musical score for this delightful image!

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  5. Sounds like a good plan - I usually start in July thinking about what I want to do and the designs change until the end of November when I sit down and start making the cards.
    Your plan would be easier, everybody wouldn't get the same card (in case they compare) and you don't get burnt out doing assembly-line.
    Should try that but I know I won't. Good luck with staying with the plan.
    thanks for sharing.

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  6. What a clever combination of backing paper and image for your card Susan. That really made me smile. Barbxx

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  7. Wonderful card. Love this fun image.
    Thank you for joining us at Rudolph Days Challnege. Good Luck.
    Hugs,
    Valerija - DT member.

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  8. Super card - very clever design! Thanks for joining in the Rudolph Days February Challenge.
    Liz - DT member xx

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  9. Lovely Christmas card. Very interesting design. I like it. Thank you for joining us at Holly Jolly this week. Hope to see you back here again soon. Judy DT

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  10. Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 270 - hope to see you again soon x

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  11. Great papers and image. Thanks for sharing with us at Holly Jolly Christmas Challenge.
    Cindy Dt

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