Monday, December 19, 2011

Christmas Cards

My 2011 Christmas Cards

These are supposed to be my easy cards.  Then I started adding stuff.  The idea was supposed to be a simple layer of DP a stamp and the "25".  But I ended up adding more.  I wanted to stick with Kraft paper and that includes some Kraft Holiday pack by Recollections.  I guess they are still pretty simple.


I made 25 each of greens and reds. 

The "25" is cut using the Winter Woodland cart and layered.  That's 100 numberes cut, layered and popped up on dimentionals.

This vintage Santa stamp is a Recollections set. 

I also picked up a Tim Holtz stamp set and used the Stag and Merry Christmas, stamping right onto the Kraft paper.

I ended up adding ribbon, twine and these cute mutted coloured jingle bells.  I also spritzed the Santa layer with gold and sealed using hairspray.  I gives a pretty shimmer!

My cards are cut at 5x5 and I'm pretty happy how they turned out.  I love the vintage stamps, Kraft papers and little elements.

I squeezed all 50 cards into this little tote!

I hope you had fun making your Christmas card.  These took me about 8 hours to make all 50.  But if you liked it you could make one in about 45 min.
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3 comments:

  1. Very nice cards. Love them. Thanks for sharing, Johanne L.

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  2. I love your card! loving all the detail. I love seeing how people use the carts. I have that winter woodland one and I didn't realized that it had a font. LOL I really like that font!
    TFS :)

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  3. wow you made 50, they are beautiful!!!!

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