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Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Art Deco Christmas Card

Hi My Crafty Blog Friends

How is your week going. Today is the last day my husband has before he goes back to work tomorrow. We have had a good holiday and we have had some time to work on wedding bits and pieces this has helped me not to go insane. There does seem to be a lot to do.

As you know I have been making some headway with my Christmas cards. I have also been using lots of images from old Christmas cards.


I have a friend who likes these 1920s ladies. I teamed the image with an older A4 embossing folder from Creative Expressions. I always thought this one had an Art Deco feel to it. 


She is beautiful and deserved to be made into a pretty card. 




When we were in Norway one of the ports we stopped at was Alesund. The town there was completely destroyed by fire and was rebuilt in the Art Nouveau style. We looked round the museum  it was a fascinating story. This is just some of the artefacts in the museum. I did love the organic feel of the cupboard. The Art Nouveau period  came just before the Art Deco period. I think that is why they stick together in my mind together.  


I think my friend with love this card. 

Enjoy the rest of the week. 

Happy Crafting.

Hugs Jackie

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19 comments:

  1. This is a beautiful card Jackie, I am sure your friend will love it. The embossing folder is perfect for this period.
    Crafty hugs
    Lesley

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  2. Beautiful card Jackie...Great image....glad you both enjoyed your time away....Joolsx

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  3. gorgeous card and gorgeous lamp and vase Jackie

    gr karin

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  4. Gorgeous card Jackie, the topper is stunning and love how you have used the embossing folder. Hugs Jennifer xx

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  5. Fabulous card Jackie, I do love Art Deco.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  6. She is lovely Jackie. I have a pile of these images somewhere, must look them out and put them on cards!
    Laine
    xx

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  7. Stunning card, your choice of embossing folder is perfect. I really love that lampshade, I hope you had a good holiday. Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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  8. Gorgeous Christmas card,just as stylish as the museum photos

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  9. Gorgeous Christmas card,just as stylish as the museum photos

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  10. What a beautiful card Jackie I like the image and the embossing
    Kevin xx

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  11. Beautiful Christmas card Jackie, lovely image.
    Pam x

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  12. Such an elegant card, those goodies are fab in the museum great inspiration. Hugs x

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  13. Gorgeous card Jackie and I love the AN pieces :-)

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  14. Gorgeous card, very elegant!

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  15. Your friend will love this card It is beautiful Loved your tags yesterday too Pixie Powders are on my shopping list for Ally Pally

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  16. Very elegant art deco card, Jackie. I'm sure your friend will love it. x

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  17. This is stunning Jackie. I love the image and the embossing folder is perfect. Cathy x

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  18. Wow! Such a sophisticated looking lady! I love it! The embossing folder and the pearls look great with that image!

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