Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Christmas Cards

I had a couple ideas for a card to enter Winnie & Walter Rerun No. 25.  Finally last night I sat down & made a card based on Lydia's Wreath card which I loved the second I saw it.  I started with a panel of wc paper that had been spritzed with a gold mist & never used. 
I made a wreath using images from W&W In Bloom: Frenchy's Festive Florals.  The inks are Brilliance Pearlescent Ivy, Pearlescent Thyme & Pearlescent Poppy.  The gold strip & tiny bursts are done with Delicata Golden Glitz.  I gold heat embossed the sentiment twice for a more solid shine.  Stickles Christmas Red & Golden Rod add some sparkle--hard to see in the photo.  The strip of printed paper was a left over scrap from a card you'll see soon.  Love having a flat card for mailing that I really like.  I'm also entering Rudolph Days & AAA Cards.
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Next is my card for SSS Flickr Challenge 85.  The SSS Bright Blossoms white outline die cut was left over & still on my table. 
Thought it'd be fun to make it into a Christmas card by using red Heidi Swapp glitter tape behind the openings.  I used Stickles Holly on the leaves for a bit of green.
The sentiment is also SSS & cut from the tape plus white cardstock for the shadow.  I'm also entering HLS Anything Goes with Dies and The Snippets Playground.  Thanks so much for taking time to stop by.

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28 comments:

  1. Now this is a pretty pair of cards!! I like the peppermint stripes and your wispy wreath on your first card and those fabulous sparkly flowers on your second!

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  2. Two gorgeous holiday cards, Greta! Just love the wreath running off the page on card one & the glittery flowers on card two!!

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  3. What a sweet wreath card, Greta. Lovely and CAS. Thanks for playing along at AAA Cards Clean and Simple Christmas card challenge.

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  4. Total Fabulous!, Greta! Thanks for always stopping by to tell me about the winning! : )

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  5. Sorry it is taking me so long to get round to all the entries. I am slogging through slowly yet surely. The antivirals are taking the edge off so I am feeling somewhat better.
    You did leave a comment earlier but I do not post them till I have replied to each and every one!
    Loving this pretty wreath and especially love the offcentered look of it The stripey strip on the right is so cool!
    Thanks for taking part in the November Rudolph Days Challenge.

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  6. Me again...I do not see your card linked up to the challenge. I think it is probably because I was so late putting up the challenge post this month.
    Can you add it so you can be in the prize draw?
    Thanks, Greta.

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  7. Two beautiful cards Greta. Just love the first one. It is perfect.

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  8. Two beautiful creation Great and really like how you used the glitter behind the bloom.

    B x

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  9. Such pretty cards Greta! Love the little wreath and sparkly red flower!

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  10. Two lovely cards. I love the candy cane stripe on your first card and the sparkle tape is just gorgeous.

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  11. love the peppermint stripes on your first card with wreath off on one side rather than the middle - gorgeous glittery flowers in the second one!

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  12. beautiful set of Christmas cards, greta!! the wreath on the first one is just so sweet!! clever to use the outline flower to create a Christmas card!

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  13. Love your offset wreath, so delicate and wispy. Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

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  14. I love both cards Greta! The Christmas wreath is so pretty and your snippets card is totally striking. SSS do some fabulous dies I think, but our problem is that our Customs 'Police' just love to pounce and charge import duty - as well as us also having to also pay a premium amount to the Post Office who hold the parcel until duty is paid.

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  15. You are so clever, friend! An absolutely sweet wreath with the candy cane pp and then that sparkly red flower!!

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  16. Hi greta,
    Happy Rudolf Days.
    What a very wonderful cards and their designs are so super.
    Love the glitter in the second one.
    Thanks for joining the Rudolf Challenge.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  17. Super CAS RD card.
    Also love your second card, a super contrast between them.

    Kath x

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  18. Two beauts, Greta, but I really love the simple wreath. The strip of candy cane down the edge is a great touch.

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  19. Two lovely cards Greta. I love the strip of striped red next to the gold on your wreath card. Adds a touch of glamour and the sparkly red flower is a standout on the black. Love your work. I have cards to make today and I'm thinking to adopt your lovely edge on the wreath card. Hmm - I hope that's OK?

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  20. Fantastic snippets and shimmery cards, Greta! I especially love that wreath!! Hugs, Darnell

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  21. Such a beautiful wreath card and loving the pop of bright red glitter on the second x

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  22. I love your wreaths, Greta! You know it! And I love the bright red colour on the second card. Many kisses, my friend.

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  23. Really pretty! Thanks so much for sharing at Happy Little Stampers ATG w/ Dies November Challenge!

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  24. Gorgeous...just gorgeous! I love that sweet peppermint border, beautiful.

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  25. Wow Greta, two stunners. LOve the glitter and blooms and your wreath with the peppermint stripe is so festive...love/.

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  26. How great that you could use pieces that were sitting on your table to make such wonderful cards! Love them both!

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  27. Hi, Greta!
    What lovely cards you've created.
    WOW, the second card is one STRIKING beauty!
    I love the colors & the fabulous design.
    Beautifully done!

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  28. Your wreath card is so pretty and CAS! Thanks for playing at AAA Cards.

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