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Thursday, 15 December 2016

Twelve very quick Christmas cards.

Hi My Crafty Blog Friends,

How is your week going? I hope you are getting everything done that you want to do. We are mostly doing Christmas prep in our free time. Work for me finishes tomorrow. We have a busy weekend ahead but things should calm down after that.

I seriously misjudged how many Christmas cards I needed. When we were writing them on Sunday I realised that I needed to make a few more. Now there isn't  a lot of time left is there? So I needed to make some quickly.


I made three of each of these designs so that is twelve altogether. They are made with a Kanban pad that was a members gift from Create and Craft a while back. I was looking through the pack I noticed that some of the sentiments on pages of four  matched some of the backgrounds. I added a few die cuts and there you have it some quick cards. 





The deer family dies,from Sue Wilson's  2015 Festive Collection of dies, I thought went well with the designs just cut in white. Did anyone else get the Crafter's Companion Advent Calendar? Everyday there is a new die it is a lovely gift, I used the star from my collection of dies on one of the cards. 


The recipents seemed to like these cards. I still have a few cards to make. Next year I am going to have to be more careful about calculating how many cards I need. 

Happy Crafting

Hugs Jackie

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22 comments:

  1. Fabulous and great idea to use die cuts to enhance background papers too.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  2. Fab ideas for quick cards, I totally get your underestimation, I've done the same thing myself, I love what you've done, for your quick cards. Off to see what I can come up with, glad it isn't just me :) Hugs - Debs x

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  3. Gorgeous cards Jackie, certainly don't look quick cards, you have done a fabulous job of designing. Hugs Jennifer xx

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  4. Gorgeous cards Jackie and fabulous designs. x

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  5. All absolutely gorgeous hun, hugs x

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  6. They might have involved some speed crafting but there are stunning! Creative Blessings, Tracy x

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  7. A gorgeous collection of cards Jackie. I always under-estimate how many cards I need and last year even had to go out and buy some.
    Enjoy your Christmas break when it arrives. I still have another week to go so will be cramming as much preparation into this weekend as I can.
    Crafty hugs
    Lesley

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  8. Your Christmas cards are amazing! How did you make so many in such a short time! It takes me a while to make cards! The papers are so pretty, but what I really love and must get now is that beautiful Sue Wilson deer die set!

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  9. Beautiful but they don't look quick to me!

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  10. Very pretty cards, Jackie. Love the wood-style paper! I didn't know about the Crafty Companions advent calendar - sounds like a brilliant idea. (I got a Boots No. 7 one - new skin care and cosmetics to try each day - I'm not complaining, but do you think my hubby is hinting at something!??) xx

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  11. Fabulous cards using the free gift Jackie, might have to go into mine!.
    Hugs Pam x

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  12. Lovely, stylish set of cards Jackie

    Happy Christmas

    xx Kathy

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  13. Love the quick makes Jackie. I need to do some more myself.......Shabneez x

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  14. These are all beautiful Jackie.
    Laine
    xx

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  15. They might have been quick to make but they're perfect xx

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  16. Fabulous cards Jackie. Super papers and lovely die-cuts. Have a nice weekend xx

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