Saturday, October 17, 2009

Christmas Cards

Hello! I had some time today for some crafting! This time I wanted to make a couple of Christmas cards. For inspiration I decided to try out the 411 Saturday Sketch Challenge.
Today's sketch:
And this is what I came up with. This is the first white card I have ever made and I love the way it turned out. Yay!
I love the brown ribbon! I had taken this off a project I did a long time ago and I was pleasantly surprised that it is the perfect length. I couldn't decide if I wanted a dark design on the green background or the light design, so I went with both. I couldn't really loose, it turned out beautiful.
Here is a close up of the sweet little tree. I roughed up the edges to add a little dimension and inked them with the golden ink to match the star.
I wanted to try the same design using the little flower that I love so much. This is how that one turned out:
I switched the colors on this one using the red as a background instead of green. I still inked the edges of the flower with the golden color. I used a strip of paper instead of ribbon on this one as well. I don't love it as much as the first card but it's still cute.
I had some fun with this part! The lines from Christmas were a little too long so after I inked the stamp I had to wipe off part of the stamp to make it fit. After I did the red I thought it would be fun to put a green shadow on it. The first time I did this I inked the whole stamp, wiped off the ends, stamped it once on scratch paper then again on my card. It was pretty but I thought it would look a lot better if just Christmas had the shadow and not the rest. Good thing there are 2 sides to the paper! I redid it and this is how it turned out. I love it! That's all I had time to make today, come back soon for more fun stuff!


  1. Both of your cards are lovely! Thanks so much for playing along this week, you did a great job!

  2. These are beautiful! I love your blog and wall paper.

  3. Two cards? And they are both fabulous!!!!

  4. Love both these cards!! Great job and thanks for playing along this week!!


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