Monday, December 23, 2013

Merry Christmas!

This is the last Christmas card I'll post this year. I'm going to try to make some every month next year because I suddenly have many co-workers to give cards to. And I need to get better at making man-cards because most of my department is men. Okay, specifically, I am the only female teacher in my department and the other 8 teachers are men. I really need to improve the man card thing. Really.

I love this sentiment from Whipper Snapper and I used Platinum Stickles to give it a bit of sparkle. I am pleased that the distress inks I used are such a close match to the designer paper. Sponging makes almost everything better, in my opinion, and it brought this sentiment to life and brought the whole card together.

I had an idea in my head about this snowflake flurry going on here, but I am not sure I executed it as well as it looked in my head. The idea is there, but my imagining of it was much cuter and fuller... I'll have to give this idea a go again in the new year.

I sincerely wish all my faithful friends and readers and peaceful Christmas and a joyful New Year!

stamps; for unto you (whipper snapper)
ink; stormy sky, chipped sapphire, pumice stone, black soot distress inks (ranger)
paper; midnight frost (bo bunny), raven, canvas white, coconut swirl (bazzill)
accessories; twisted metal tags & accents, classic squares, snowflake wonder, 2010 snowflake pendant (spellbinders), platinum stickles (ranger), beetle black split pins, clear rhinestones (bazzill)

cardmania - winter wonderland
crafts 4 eternity - anything goes
abc challenge - blue, bows and bling
southern girls challenge - christmas wishes


Carol Lutz said...

Beautiful card, love the snowflakes and colors you have chosen. Thanks for joining us at ABC Challenge, Merry Christmas, Carol

Samantha said...

Merry Christmas Loretta! I miss your cards! You are so gifted with wonderful talents!

kenli said...

Lovely project! Beautiful color combinations and a wonderful design! Thanks so much for joining us at Card Mania Challenges.

michele said...

Beautiful card thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 eternity this week hugs x

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