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Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Christmas cards numbers 35 - 40

Hi My Crafty Blog Friends

Just a quick post from me today. I am now working towards us going on holiday and fitting a bit of crafting in as well. I had a lovely time yesterday with my friend at Gun Wharf Quays in Portsmouth. We did lots of shopping and we had a very civilised lunch in Loch Fyne.

After putting on two lots of washing. I decided to make some Christmas cards. I am much more familiar with the bits in my Christmas stash now and I remembered a box of Kanban toppers. I had a look in the box and found this sheet of toppers to make 6 cards.


I made some 5" x 5" card blanks and added an insert. I went through my scraps to find bits of black and gold card I could use for the mats. For the backing paper I used  two 12" x 12" matching sheets. The sentiments came from  another sheet in my stash, 



Here are all six cards together. 


Here is the detail on one of the toppers. 


This came from a sheet of sentiments. 


I am hoping to have made 50 Christmas cards before I go on holiday. If I have another look in the box I am sure there will be things I can use. I do like to set myself challenges. 


Enjoy the rest of the day. 

Happy Crafting. 

Hugs Jackie

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16 comments:

  1. Such great Christmas cards Jackie.
    Laine
    xx

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  2. Great cards, lovely design.

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  3. Great cards Jackie, you have been busy.
    Pam x

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  4. These are all gorgeous Jackie!!
    Kevin xx

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  5. All of your Christmas cards are gorgeous! I love the papers you used with the toppers!

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  6. Gorgeous set of Christmas cards Jackie, beautiful designs. I am a bit behind with Christmas cards x

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  7. Wow you have been busy Jackie. This is a gorgeous set of Christmas cards. The toppers are lovely.
    Crafty hugs
    Lesley

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  8. Wow Jackie, you have been a busy bee, fabulous collection. At this rate you will have your Christmas cards done and dusted by October lol. Hugs Jennifer xx

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  9. Fantastic makes since my last visit Jackie! Just flying by to say hi before we head off in to town to take in some more of the Edinburgh Festival & Fringe! The weather has been kind to us so far this week!
    Hope all is well with you!
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  10. Oh WOW these are super Jackie :-)

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  11. These are all fabulous Jackie, you are getting ahead with your Christmas crafting.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  12. These are all simple elegant cards, and I'm sure the recipients will think so too

    Crafty hugs
    Ziggy

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  13. Wonderful Christmas cards today. Love the images and papers

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