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Wednesday, October 23, 2013

PSC97 Poinsettia Christmas

Hi everyone, we are back to cold, wet and windy here in Sth. Australia. So back into the long sleeved tops and the cardigan! I went back to choir last night after quite a few weeks off only to find they was no new music packed up for me for the upcoming Christmas concert, so had to wait until half way through rehearsal to sort out some for me. I can't find my copy of Messiah!!! so I've had to borrow one for the time being. I taught my two ladies how to make a treat box today, we had two tables for the 3 of us and spread out our stuff everywhere, you know the drill, punches, card, ribbon, score board, cutting board, trimmer, stamps, ink etc, etc, LOL!!! but they enjoyed making them. My friend, Joyce, who teaches folk art on another table came and told me she had made 5 boxes now at home. I taught her last Thursday and she was pleased she had remembered what to do. I did tell her that it is easy once you know how, so I'm pleased I must be doing something right. One of my DT teams had a gift packaging theme coming up early December, so I'm going to hold off sharing the treat box until then, so stay tuned!
Well, today sees the start of another challenge at the Perfect Sentiment Challenge Blog, we would love you to enter a card. Our sponsor this week is Diane's Daydream Designs
The theme this week is Poinsettia Christmas and here is the card I've made to share.....

Recipe:
SU Rasperry Ripple cardstock
White cardstock from stash
DP from stash ( I've had this one for years, lol)
Image is from Diane's Daydream Designs and is called Deck the Halls Outline Set 
I fussy cut around the image and also the little white bits in between the leaves too!
Sentiment is from Hero Arts, poor little stamp is pretty messy after I lent it to someone last Christmas, ink everywhere!!!
Cuttlebug embossing folder - Divine Swirls (one of my favourites)
Punch - 3/4" circle
Eyelets from stash
String from stash
Copic Markers
SU Crystal Effects - I put this on the poinsettia flowers and you can see how glossy they are.
Other tools, Cuttlebug and Cropadile

 Here's our sponsor details.......
 
Okay that's it from me, We would love to see your Christmas cards featuring poinsettias and don't forget that all important sentiment on the front of your card.
Thanks for stopping by,
Take Care,
Hugs,
Sandy



13 comments:

  1. This is just gorgeous,love it...Fab design.xxx

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  2. Beautiful card as always tfs. Thanks for the comment on my card - I found the image and sentiment surfing the web!!!

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  3. This is great!
    Lots of work cutting it out!

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  4. so stunning sandy.really gorgeous traditional image and colours :D

    xx coops xx

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  5. What a beautiful creation Sandy!! Love all the little details. Great job.

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  6. Sandy, Nice job on your card.. Great job cutting this out and your colors are great.

    Pam PS SDT

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  7. Bright Christmas card . Love the wreath .
    hugs Shirley-Anne

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  8. Beautifully designed background for this traditional Christmas image! Nice!!!

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  9. That is beautiful Sandy and such neat cutting out. Sounds like you had a wonderful crafting time

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  10. A beautiful Christmas design Sandy. Loving the traditional colours.
    This is so perfect for our HOPE theme this month. Thanks for sharing your talent with us and good luck.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Path of Positivity DT Member}
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  11. Love your wreath card Sandy and such a great design

    Anne

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  12. Great christmas card, Sandy! Feel free to send me your address to add you to my card list this year!

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