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Friday, December 13, 2013

Non Traditional Christmas Card


Happy Holidays...

Sharing with you one of my many favorite non-traditional Christmas cards I made this year using one of my favorite Wee Stamps for Whimsy Stamps called Amy. I consider her my little prissy Christmas cowgirl bearing gifts of love from the heart to brighten our Christmas season this year.  I love that she can be used to brighten someone's birthday, bring get well wishes, thinking of you, thank you and more.

I had fun using different dry embossing folders by Sizzix for the fuzzy cut layered Christmas tree and Cuttlebug/Anna Griffin'-Snow Flurry folder for the aqua blue core'dinations paper. Adding a fun double layer of Blooming Vine by Memory Box with decorative elements of Spellbinders Nestabilities Fleur De Lis Rectangles, Floral Doily Motifs and Circles. For coloring I used Spectrum Noir markers and Faber-Castell pencils.
 
I would like to take this time to enter this card into the following challenges.
Creative KnockOuts #15- Tis The Season
Crafty Sentiments - Christmas
Milk Coffee -Christmas in Non Traditional Colors
Cuttlebug Mania - Anything Goes Christmas
Oozak #27 - Let's Celebrate (Merry Christmas)
WordArt Wednesday #110 - Anything Goes
Scrappers Delight #13 - Christmas Time

Here is the inside of my card.
 
Have a happy and safe holiday...Until next time this Frugal Grannie is out...Hugs
 

9 comments:

Mikha Adriani said...

Hi Antoinette :)
Such an unusual image for a christmas card, yet it gives christmas feel. Brilliant job :)
Thanks for sharing this at Crafty Sentiments. Hope to see you again soon :)

Hugs, Mikha

Carole Robb Bisson said...

That card is really a gift. Such an array of elements, and arranged so beautifully. the buttons add dimension but it take a while for the eye to see why> great work. Thank you for joining us today at Word Art Wednesday with your fabulous art.
Advent Blessings of Hope and Peace,
Carole Robb Bisson

Kerry said...

Great Christmas card with so many lovely details. Thank you for joining in with our Christmas challenge at Cuttlebug Mania x

Kimbo said...

This is so very pretty. Thanks for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania this time x

Anne Lise Johannessen said...

Beautiful card ! Thanks for sharing with us at Scrappers Delights. Good luck!

Rosica Katreva said...

Lovely card! Thanks for joining us at Milk Coffee. Good luck!

Hugs!
Rossi DT

Laura Love said...

This is beautiful! I love the embossed cross on the inside - such a gorgeous and creative idea! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Crafty Sentiments Designs this week! We hope you will play along with us again soon!

Kelly Lloyd said...

Gorgeous card
Thanks for sharing with us at. Crafty sentiments
Hugs Kelly

Desire Fourie said...

This is absolutely gorgeous and so pretty at the same time. Love the surprise on the inside.
Hugs
Desíre
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