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Let's make Christmas

Time to start December off with some Christmas Cards! 

 So... I get this call this morning from my husband.  He asks me to make him 5 cards to take with him on his business trip...to Europe...ON THURSDAY!  
OK, fine, but they will easy cards I warn him.  Well, I did try to make them easy.  Each card took 
about 20 minutes.  I used some quick techniques to whip these off in no time.  

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I have recently "fallen" for Soft Fallen Snow embossing powder from Emerald Creek Craft Supplies.  I am addicted and cannot wait to use it on EVERYTHING! 


Each Background is stamped with the snowflakes from the Christmas Magic set and picket fence distress paint.  



Then coated in Soft Fallen Snow embossing powder.


I used the Mini Blueprints #6.


Using some of the techniques from Novembers Tag like the foil.  


I water colored each stamped image 2 times.  Then I cut one out and mounted them.


Each background is created using distress spray stains.


I made a tattered pinecone for each card with some added Soft Fallen Snow embossing powder.


Each card is stamped on the inside with Mini Handwritten Holidays sentiments.


I used distress markers to colour each mini blueprint #6.


All the edges are distressed and inked with ground espresso.  


Each mini cut out is coated with Glossy Accents.


A simple (for me) card this year.  I think I'll make more.


Good thing I had today off so I could make some Christmas cards.  These cards will end up in Norway, England, Scotland and a couple on the other side of Canada!  I love my job!  

Thanks for taking the time to stop by!  I hope these bring some inspiration to your next holiday project.

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