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Sunday, 14 December 2014

Simple Christmas Cards

Hello!!

I've been busy this weekend, bulk making Christmas cards... I left it a bit late, and have had to go down the quick and simple route for the majority of my cards.

I had some mini (well 9 x 9cm) card blanks in my drawer and I got cracking, bulk making cards...


I think they look lovely, with a background stamp stamped on top of the green card stock with Bundled Sage distress ink, and the sentiment added to the pennant (I don't have a pennant die cut, so cut my own - I did make a template first though, to make sure I got the dimensions right!) I found a couple of snowflake dies from years ago... I rarely reach for these, but they are a lot quicker than dies when making in bulk!  Some co-coordinating twine tied in a little bow finishes these off .  Actually, all the cardstock I used was scraps - far too small to be usable on a big project, so these have been made for next to nothing :-)

And once I got going I had 14 made quite quickly.  The bonus of hand cutting the pennants is that I had a reverse too!!


I really like how these turned out - quick, simple, but stunning...


Please may I enter these challenges


Thanks for stopping by, have a great week

Sue xxx

9 comments:

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Fabulous CAS Christmas card design. Really striking. Love the multi-coloured twine. Thanks so much for joining in our 'Christmas' challenge at Fab 'n' Funky. Hugs, Wends x Fab 'n' Funky DT

sue k said...

Wonderful cards and a very creative way to use up some of your scraps. Thank you for joining us this week at HIMCR.

Sue - HIMCR DT
http://suek86401.blogspot.com/

Julie B said...

Fab CAS cards and a great idea to use up those odds and ends we all have in our stash.
Thanks so much for sharing with us at Fantasy Stampers. :)

Jane Tillsley said...

Lovely card thanks for joining us at acraftymess Jane DT xx

aussie aNNie said...

Brilliantly made card and love the image and goodies added. Thanks so much for entering in our challenge at CC&CC.
Hope to see you in our next challenge. Cheers, aNNie {Chocolate Coffee and Cards DT Member}

cass said...

Thanks for joining us at Brown Sugar this week for our Red, White and Green challenge, Great Card.

Joanne said...

A really cute card! Thanx so much for playing along with us at CC&CC. Happy Holidays! Joanne

JayBe said...

A great CAS design - thanx for sharing with us at Fantasy Stampers and best wishes for the festive season.
Hugz, Jan (DT) xx

Lena's Creations said...

Clean and simple but still very festive. Lovely Christmas cards.
Thanks for joining in the fun at Hiding in My Craft Room.
Hugs,
Lena – DT
Lena’s Creations