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Sunday, 14 November 2010

Commissioned Christmas Card

I was asked to make an elegant card for a lady for Christmas so I used some images/papers I was given that are Art Deco and designed by Nancy Watt for a magazine.  I chose this image and decide to use a different style card I had - but the for life of me I can't remember their name - maybe diamond top???  I have simply used the backing papers and toppers from the magazine and some silver mirri card which proved a nightmare with the camera.  I then used my Cricut to make some snowflakes and out came the glitter on them - yes for people that know me I hate the mess of glitter - but what is a snowflake without some glitter?  The card is then simply finished off with a sentiment and some gorgeous pearls.

This card fits the following challenges:

Flourishes - Glitter
Spoon Full of Sugar - Snow/snowflakes
Little Red Wagon - Do it in 3's - 3 snowflakes and 3 pearls for me
Cricut Cardz - Christmas card - I used my Accent Essentials cartridge for the snowflakes
ABC Challenge - H is for holidays
Dutch Dare - Clean and simple
ABC Christmas - Winter Wonderland
Mark's Finest Papers - Snowflakes
Secret Crafter - Sparkle and shine
2 Sisters - Christmas
Creative Inspirations - Anything wintery/Chrismasy.


coldwaters2 said...

Hi Kym, well I think I may be back in the swing of things this time, mind you every time I have said that I seem to go down again but hey ho I am here now seeing this wonderful creation what a stunner thank you for sharing this with us at Creative inspirations.
Lorraine x

Becky said...

This is very elegant, gorgeous image.Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends

Anonymous said...

Lovely card, Thanks for joining us on the ABC Christmas Challenge this time
Samantha :0)

Jeri said...

Thanks for sharing this beautiful creation with us at CCC.

jude said...

Beautiful creation im sure the lady will love it!Thanks for taking time out to join us in this weeks challenge over at Creative Inspirations good luck!Hope to see you again next time.
hugs judex

Squirrel x said...

A super winter card, and thanks for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge. Hugs, Sxx

{Jane} said...


Thanks for joining us on SCSC :)

Hugs Jane x

Anonymous said...

Kym, this is just gorgeous!! Love the soft colors and image!!HUGS

Virgo5 said...

Wow, very elegant!
Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

Curlybear said...

Wow love the art deco lady, and the way you have softened the image,
thanks for joining us at Secret Crafter: 109 Sparkle and shine,
Good luck,
Hugs Bridget ;) x.

Vicki Dutcher said...

Very elegant! Thanks for playing with Speedy's Friends!

Regan said...

great job- thanks for playing with us at LRW

Helen said...

Lovely card!
Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Challenge and SCSC!
Helen x

Suzi said...

Gorgeous card Kym, love the design and that image. Thank you for joining us at Creative Inspirations with your lovely creation.
Suzi x

Jenni said...

Perfectly elegant, thanks so much for playing along with the Creative Inspirations challenge.
Jenni x