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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:

Unknown said...

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

Unknown said...

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

Sandra Carey said...

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

ALI said...

Lovely card, lots of great dies used.

Alison59 said...

gorgeous card :-)

Lori Kobular said...

Such a beautiful Christmas card! Love all the gold!

Linda Simpson said...

Gorgeous card and loving these dies.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

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

Unknown said...

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

Laine said...

Lovely, traditional and elegant Jackie.
Laine
xx

pam said...

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

Stamping Bubbles said...

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

samantha's cards said...

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

KarinsArtScrap said...

gorgeous card Jackie
Gr Karin

Di said...

Absolutely beautiful card Jackie! So rich and elegant too.

Enjoy your cruise!

Hugs

Di xx

Holley (Tondre) Barnhart said...

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

Donna Ellis said...

How rich and eleg, Jackie! Beautiful!