Monday, July 18, 2011

Challenge #17-Christmas In July

It's Christmas in July at My Craft Spot this Monday! The great thing about thinking about Christmas projects now, is handmade card sets are possible. I am excited to make this card into a set for my Grandma. My Grandma is from Ohio and she loves Cardinals. A Christmas card set with Cardinals is perfect. I finished one for my example, and now I just need to finish 50 more.
The vintage twine is from My Craft Spot.

Glossy accents on the berries adds a lot. 
Cuts:
  • Winter Woodland cartridge pg.38
  • 1 1/2"  branch
  • WWC pg.59
  • 1 3/4" bird
  • WWC pg.63
  • 1 1/4" Season's Greetings
  • Standard A2 sized card-from PTI
I hope everyone plays along this week. It's fun and I LOVE looking at everyones projects. Of course winning YOUR color of choice is a wonderful prize and is also fun. :) Link up your card/project here. Have a great week!

8 comments:

  1. This is such an elegant card, Ally! Gorgeous! Your details are fabulous!

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  2. This is so beautiful Ally!! I'm sure your grandmother is going to be so pround to be sending these out :) I know what you mean about starting early! Last year I made over 300 cards for christmas (and only 75 were for myself)! I have to start early, or I just don't make it! These are gorgeous! The glossy accents on the berries is the perfect touch! Have a great week!
    Amber

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  3. This is a beautiful card. Simple and very elegant. I am your newest follower. Hugs, Pam at http://craftycards4u2.blogspot.com/

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  4. Ally please come back to my blog, i want to pass an award on to you, Hugs, Pam at http://craftycards4u2.blogspot.com/

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  5. Ally,
    I just LOVE your card! What a fun wintery card. I am a new follower and can't wait to see more of your projects.

    Susie

    www.crafty-bug-susie.blogspot.com

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  6. Beautiful! I love how you used the vintage twine! The colors you used are so pretty!

    Kimberly

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  7. Such an elegant card! I love the glossy accents on the berries and the twine is perfect. i really need to keep going on Xmas cards. Makes my life a bit less crazy when I am done early:) Great card..TFS!
    Sherrie K
    http://sherriescraps.blogspot.com

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