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Friday, 11 December 2015

Christmas post

I love getting stuff in the mail, especially at Christmas time.  I think it's sad that people email greetings now instead of taking the care to send something special to light up someone's day.  And these little friends are so cute...
I used an embossed background postcard pattern, spritzed with gold spray and swished with gold ink and sprinkled with some gold embossing powder.  The image is coloured with Reno pens, teddy's hat has Wink of Stella on the fur.  The image has a gold border made with a pen, then a cut stamp style edge cut with decorative scissors.  Sentiment is gold embossed.



Image: From the Heart Stamps
EF: Couture Creations
Sentiment stamp: Alys Paterson
Postmark stamps: Hampton Arts & Paper Xtra
Stamp stamp: Lucy Cromwell

Shared on Challenge:
http://fromtheheartstamps.com/community/2015/12/03/free-stamp-of-the-month-december-2015/
http://cinspirations.blogspot.co.uk/2015/12/challenge-339-all-wrapped-up.html
http://www.craftysentiments.blogspot.com.au/2015/12/christmas-card-challenge.html
http://www.wheretheheartischallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/12/challenge-4.html
http://polkadoodle.blogspot.ca/2015/12/week-49-polkadoodles-crafting-challenge.html

12 comments:

Dawn Turley said...

so beautiful Carol. It is fun getting mail in the card.

Maxine D said...

Beautiful card Carol - I too love getting 'snail mail', the more so when it has stamping goodies in it :-)
Blessings
Maxine

Kathy S said...

Oh Carol - this is magnificent! I love the way you made it look like a vintage post card. Just beautiful. I'm sure whomever receives this will have a huge smile of joy. Great work. Thanks for sharing this with us at From The Heart Stamps Stamp of the Month. Can't wait to see what you do in January!

libleycraftsblog.com said...

This is a beautiful card Carol - very clever composition :-) Whoever receives this will definitely have a smile on their face :-) Thanks for sharing it with us and for joining in at From the Heart Stamps in our Stamp of the Month progressive challenge.

Anet van Zyl said...

Beautiful card Carol. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at Crafty Sentiments Designs. We would love to see you again ... Anet DTx

Brenda said...

I love how the embossing folder makes the perfect setting for this little cutie! The postage marks are brilliant. Thanks so much for playing along with us in the SOTM Challenge at From the Heart Stamps! Brenda

NGCARDS said...

A beautiful creation! Thanks for playing this week at Creative Inspirations! xxx

Kat W said...

This is really cute and I love the pretty embossed postcard background :-)
Thanks for joining in our challenge at Creative Inspirations!
Hugs, Kat x

starcyl said...

This is a lovely make and perfect for our challenge of Traditional Christmas.
Thanks for sharing it with us over at Polkadoodles Jenny x
Polkadoodles DT

Caz s said...

Beautiful..Thank you for sharing with us over at Polkadoodles..And good luck..
Merry Christmas

Caz PD GDT xx
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Scrappy Scatty said...

lovely creation
Thank you for joining with us at polkadoodle's Traditional christmas
xx

Stacey Vaughan said...

Such a nice card. Really cute image and love the embossing in the background. Thanks for sharing with us at Where The Heart Is x