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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Christmas - But It's Only July!

I thought I'd make a start on some of my regular Christmas orders while watching the tennis. Each year I get asked to make a card for my friend's son to give to his uncle and his husband. It is so difficult to get personalised cards for gay family members so I look forward to the challenge each year.

I used this seriously cute digi from Digistamp Boutique (no longer open)...



I've used a kraft card base and matted a red and kraft snowflake patterned paper from The Range onto some dark red card. The image was coloured with pro-markers the die cut into an oval shape with dark red matting. I extended this above the top of the card when I attached it.

The greeting was created in Publisher and added using foam pads. The result is a simple but cute card personalised for the recipients.

I'm entering this card into the challenges at:

Cute N Crafty Challenge Blog #29 - Christmas In July
Sweet Stampin Christmas - July AG challenge
The Male Room #115 -Christmas in July
Little Red Wagon #505-Christmas Featured project
Crimbo Crackers #188 - AG

Thanks for visiting

Sharon
x





8 comments:

  1. Aaaww - how sweet are those two under the mistletoe? Thanks for joining us over at the Christmas at Sweet Stampin' Challenge.

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  2. Hi, Sharon! Your kissing reindeer are sweet as can be, and beautifully colored! Loving the image! Thank you for uploading your pretty project to Christmas at the Sweet Stampin’ Challenge . Hope to see more of your creative submissions in the future.
    Warm Smiles,
    de
    {Creative Smiles - my little crafting world}

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  3. Sweet card!!! Thanks so much for participating in our CUTE N CRAFTY challenge. Hope you participate in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

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  4. This is so sweet and I'm sure they will love it too. Thanks for sharing with us at The Male Room challenge.
    Lynn x
    DT

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  5. Such an adorable card - and just perfect for the uncles!! I love being able to make cards for occasions or people where it would otherwise be extra-challenging to find something appropriate.

    Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon this week!

    Kate
    Small Bits of Paper

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  6. Such a cute and festive card. Thanks for playing along with us at The Male Room. Looking forward to seeing your creative projects in the future galleries again.

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  7. Really sweet Christmas card. I love the reindeer. Thank you for joining us at Christmas at Sweet Stampin' and The Male Room - Charlotte/Lady Joyful, DT

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  8. Great card. I think that is an adorable image and I love the red and Kraft together! Thanks for joining us at CASS and hope to see you again!
    Tammy DT

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