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Wednesday, 20 December 2017

John Next Door inspired Christmas card

Hello My Crafty Blog Friends

How are you all? I hope you are well. My plan to share all my Christmas cards before the big day was scuppered yesterday as I was asked, at short notice, to make some more. Which I have done. I
 don't like to let anyone down.

I wonder if you can guess who I made this card for? It went in a parcel with some Jelly Babies and special Maltesers. It should have been received by now.


I started by cutting a circle from some read core card. I then embossed it with the Snowflake Circle Embossing Folder from the John Next Door range. I sanded the card so the snowflakes stood out more. 


I used the Christmas Scene Stamp set also from John Next Door to create the background I used the circle media plate. The stamps were all lined up on my Tim Holtz stamping platform. 


The ribbon came from a gift bag and the pearls were left over from making wedding flowers. I hate to waste anything. 


I was pleased with how this card turned out. You know I have got no idea how many Christmas cards I have made this year. That isn't going to help with planning next year. 

Enjoy your day. 


Happy Crafting

Hugs Jackie

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20 comments:

  1. Jackie this is a gorgeous card. Love it xx

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  2. Really gorgeous card Jackie, love the scene you created it looks perfect....xx

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  3. This is a very beautiful card! Whoever receives it will be delighted! Thank you for joining us at Crafty Creations! Ciao, Lisa

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  4. Gorgeous card Jackie, love the scenery and beautiful design.
    Thank you for a gorgeous Christmas card xx

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  5. This is beautiful and love the scene you have created.
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  6. Gorgeous card, love the enbossed and sanded background and great Christmas scene. Wishing you and yours a very happy Christmas.

    Sylv xx

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  7. Beautiful! Thanks for sharing at The Merry Christmas Challenge.
    Janis, Owner & Design Team Member

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  8. Beautiful card, Jackie. I'm sure the recipient loved it, and the treats xoxo

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  9. Another stunning Christmas card from you!

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  10. Gorgeous card Wendy, love the sanded embossing and that wonderful scene.
    Pam x

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  11. A wonderful card Jackie. The embossed snowflake background looks fabulous and the image is lovely xx

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  12. I,m sure he loves it especially jelly babies, gorgeous card, xxx

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  13. Beautiful card Jackie, love the scene and how you have encapsulated it into the circle. Great embossing folder. Hugs Jennifer xx

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  14. loving the scene and the embossed background

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  15. Thanks so much for sharing your creation with us over at the Crafty Creations Challenges Blog.
    Kristina DT

    Crafty Creations Challenges Blog
    Cards by Kristina

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  16. sweet and fun card..love how you framed it all
    Happy New Year!
    :) Karen

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