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Tuesday, 16 August 2016

Christmas Card number 34

Hi My Crafty Blog Friends

I hope your week is off to a good start. We are now well into prep for our holiday it is another cruise this time to Norway. Today I am going out with a friend for a girly day shopping and having lunch.

Yesterday I did a bit of Design Team work and then I set about making a Christmas card. Now I have a bit of a confession last year I bought a lot of Sue Wilson's Festive dies and I didn't get to use most of them. So this year I have promised myself that I am going to try and use all of them at least once.


So I made a start on using them yesterday. I used the Poinsettia mini striplet. Now I discovered something rather cool the outer die from the Happy Perspective die set cuts a perfect mat for the mini striplet. 


I cut the Deboss snowflake die in gold. I used the outer die to cut two black mats to create a black surround. The Seasons Greetings was cut in red.


I am going to try something similar to this design with my other striplet dies. 


I had better get ready to go out. Enjoy your day. 

Happy Crafting.

Hugs Jackie

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17 comments:

  1. Hey, you're getting trough these Christmas cards love the red and gold combo such an elegant card Hugs xx

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  2. This is glorious Jackie. Love the dies and the red and gold is perfect. Have a great day. Cathy x

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  3. It's beautiful Jackie have a lovely day hugs S xx

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  4. Lovely card, lots of great dies used.

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  5. Such a beautiful Christmas card! Love all the gold!

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  6. Gorgeous card and loving these dies.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  7. Beautiful card Jackie....lovely rich colours together....Joolsx

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  8. Gorgeous card Jackie, it looks so elegant. Hugs Jennifer xx

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  9. Lovely, traditional and elegant Jackie.
    Laine
    xx

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  10. Beautiful Christmas card design Jackie! I did the same, bought loads of dies and not used them.lol
    Hugs Pam x

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  11. This is a beautiful Christmas card Jackie. I think we are all guilty of buying crafty stuff and not always using it especially Christmas stuff. My downfall is dies, just can't resist them and I have quite a few that I haven't used. Don't tell my hubby!!
    Enjoy your holiday prep. We are on countdown too, only 3 days to go!!
    Crafty hugs
    Lesley

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  12. Lovely card, thanks for joining us at Christmas card challenges.

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  13. Absolutely beautiful card Jackie! So rich and elegant too.

    Enjoy your cruise!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  14. Wow what stunning die cuts. Totally gorgeous with that gold paper

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  15. How rich and eleg, Jackie! Beautiful!

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