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Thursday, November 17, 2011

Homemade Greeting Card: Non-Traditional Christmas Card

WOW! I am so excited about this card. For those of you that have been following my blog, you know that I’m not big on making greeting cards. I decided to give it a shot this week because I needed to play around for a design for my yearly Christmas invitations to the family Christmas party. This card turned out beautifully.

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Isn’t this card just absolutely gorgeous. I’m pretty partial to this card, I think I may use this because of the lovely shade of pink underneath with the hint of gold – the gold makes everything pop! The bottom of the white is a lace looking Christmas punch made by Martha Stewart. The background is made with the a cuttlebug background as well as the flower and sentiment.

This card came together without any difficulty and I am so excited! I will be entering this blog into the following blog challenges for the week.

CCEE Stampers – Challenge using two die cuts or punches

Charisma Cards – Lace and Pearls

Coulor Create – Challenge with the color white, pink and gold

Crop Stop – A mostly white card or scrapbook layout

Lollipop – Challenge using embossed images and no designer paper

Delightful Sketches – This was a bingo like challenge where you have to choose three things from the bingo board. I chose a dimensional aspect, lace and glitter or sparkle.

Stamps R Us – A card or layout with bling bling

Pink Elephant – Embossed challenge

Shabby Tea Room – Pastel colors

My Time to Craft – 2 of something on a layout or card

ABC Challenge – Dazzle

Southern Girls – Another Bingo Challenge

Truly Scrumptuous – Pearls

Let me know what you think about my card and keep an eye out for more greeting cards this week. Be sure to leave a comment and let me know which one you like best.

Get to scrappin’ those scarpbooks and keepsakes!

Jess

16 comments:

  1. Wonderful soft colors with predominantly white colored card! Thanks for joining CropStop's White as Snow Card Challenge!

    Kathleen
    Blog: Creo by Lady Katutz at http://creobyladykatutz.blogspot.com/

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  2. Lovely card! Thanks for playing along with our CropStop Challenge Blog.

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  3. Beautiful job on this lovely card! I can see why you're pleased with it. Thanks for joining us at Colour Create Challenge. :)

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  4. Beautiful card!! Very elegant!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at The Shabby Tea Room!

    Hugs...
    Melissa

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  5. Really gorgeous. To bad you have joined many challenges..
    Please join us again next week at Charisma cardz.

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  6. This is very pretty and elegant, love that hint of pink with the gold. Thanks for joining us at Stamps R Us.

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  7. this is a lovely creation, and we thank you for sharing with us at Charisma. Sadly, our challenge rules state that when entering our challenge you may link to only up to 9 others, therefore unfortunately you are not eligible to win with this entry. We do hope you will stop by and share more of your work with us :) Gemma

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  8. Lovely card! Love the diecuts and embossing! Thanks for joining us at Lollipop Crafts! ;)

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  9. Really pretty card. Love the punched edge with the pink peeking through.

    Thank you for joining us at Colour Create.

    Edna x

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  10. So elegant and beautiful! Thanks for joining the CCEE Stampers!

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  11. I agree, a lovely elegant card. Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls. xx

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  12. Very Pretty and elegant creation.
    Great JoB!! ;-)
    Thanks for joining us at Lollipop Crafts.. Good Luck!
    -Sony
    Sonia-Studio60

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  13. nice card but there is no animal and not a mention of the challenge at foreverfriends
    maybe you linked the wrong card
    greetings patricia

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  14. Wonderful elegant card.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.
    luv
    Debby

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  15. I don't see our challenge in your list but it meets our theme so I'm guessing I'm looking at the right card. Either way a gorgeous card!I think you should use it for your invites. It is beautiful.

    Thanks for making a Christmas card with us at Clearly iStamp challenge blog. Hope you will stop by tomorrow when the new challenge is posted.

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  16. It is simple and beautiful card. It is a nice image. You really take this challenge seriously and make a lovely card. It is a creative work and you done a great job.

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