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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Symbols of Christmas

I absolutely was not going to get more Christmas stamps - after all, I can so easily use what I have.  Well, our neighbor  had a whole box of stamps at her yard sale, and I found 2 or 3 Christmas sentiments I could use - at $1 for all I could not afford to pass them up.  Then I went to Michael's for a couple of things, and my dear hubby saw a Christmas stamp - and pretty much forced me to buy it LOL!  It is by Stampendous, and is definitely symbolic of Christmas, with the star Bethlehem, and the wise men.  I used a gold gift bag to do the mat and the Cheery Lynn pine branches.  The bg is from the Faith stack by Paper Studio.  A strip of metallic gold ribbon completes the layout.
Sketch (rotated):  http://feeling-sketchy.blogspot.com.au / 
Symbols of Christmas: http://beccysplace.blogspot.com/
Any: http://jellyparkchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/
Christmas :   http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge2.blogspot.co.uk/2014/11/chnc-challenge-extra-for-november-2014.html
Holiday:  http://www.ourdailybreaddesignsblog.blogspot.com/search/label/Shining%20the%20Light%20Challenge

10 comments:

  1. You absolutely couldn't pass up a deal like that Dorothy, and what a sweet hubby you have! He has great taste in stamps, the one he chose is beautiful and looks very versatile. I love the background paper too.
    Cheers,
    Beccy

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  2. Oh, Dorothy, what a beautiful card, and good for your dear hubby for urging you to buy this wonderful stamp! Yes, it's definitely symbolic of Christmas, and I love it! So glad you've joined us once again this week for the ODBD Shining the Light challenge, sweet friend! Warm hugs!

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  3. Classic & beautiful Dorothy - what a special Christmas card this is. Your stamp is fabulous!
    Thank you for once again joining us at Feeling Sketchy.
    Debi - FS Sketch Designer.

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  4. What a great find that stamp was! Thanks for joining us at Feeling Sketchy :-)

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  5. Your husband is a keeper Dorothy! I'd rather have a root canal than take my husband to Michael's! He has great taste too! Love the image and your creative recycling of a gift bag! Beautifully done! Thanks for joining us at ODBD!

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  6. This is BEAUTIFUL ~ Thanks for joining Michelle FS DT

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  7. forgot to add. Thank you for joining the challenge at Feeling Sketchy.

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  8. Gorgeous backing paper and it goes beautifully with your forced purchase! Thank you for joining us at CHNC Extra.

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  9. Thank you for sharing your lovely crafting for my CHNC challenge extra for November - hope to see you again soon x

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