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Monday, December 1, 2014

Easel gift #1






 December 1 and time to get serious about the rest of the cards.  A couple of grandsons are visiting this week so there will be a break in card making.  This is the outside of an easel card - only the second I have made.  I plan to make one for each of our grandchildren - to give them a bit of a memento from each Christmas - so they will be quite similar, with different layouts.  Since I do not have the photography mastered, these will be posted in two different posts.  The stamp is Stampendous, and the sentiment is inside the easel.  I used three different embossing folders - snowflake, leaves, and a geometric pattern.  I added some gold metallic mesh for one of the layers, as well as gold ribbon and a gold star.  Inside (next photo) there is the sentiment by Stampabilities, Cheery Lynn pine branch die cuts, half pearls and glitter on the branches.
Sketch:  http://mojomonday.blogspot.com/
Seasonal sentiment:  http://audsentimentschallengeblog.blogspot.com/Sparkle:  http://thestampingboutiquechallengeblog.blogspot.ca/
Any:  http://pennyblackatallsorts.blogspot.com/
Tree (branches added inside):   http://fattastictuesday.blogspot.com/
Tis the season:  http://cheerylynndesigns.blogspot.ca/
Easel:  http://inkychicks.blogspot.co.uk/
Pine (branches):  http://www.drsdesignsblog.blogspot.com/
Winter:  http://justinspirationalchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/

8 comments:

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  2. I see your second photo now, Dorothy. It was not on your blog post when I stopped by earlier. Lovely Christmas card, I like the pine branches done in white. Good luck and thanks for joining in on the fun at Cheery Lynn Designs challenge.

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  3. An elegant card with a lovely crisp design. Thanks for joining in the challenge at Cheery Lynn Designs and good luck.
    Julie x

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  4. A beautiful card, I like the design, image and classy black/cream gold colour choice. A lovely idea to make keepsake cards for your grandchildren, I'm sure they will be treasured.
    Chris
    x

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  5. Such a beautiful and meaningful card. Have a blessed week with your grandsons.

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  6. This is a lovely easel card and definitely a nice memento for your grandchildren. Love the image!! Thank you for sharing with us at DRS Designs.

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  7. Dorothy, Lovely cards and the color combination is very striking! Thanks for playing along in the Cheery Lynn Designs challenge, and good luck to you!

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  8. Beautiful card!!! Thanks so much for participating in our THE STAMPING BOUTIQUE challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    ~DEANNE~
    A Little Bit O' Paper

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