Tuesday, 6 October 2009

Peace & Joy

Another Christmas card done today to cover challenges
365 Cards Day 220 - 'In Stitches' to use cross stitch on the card
Simon Says - Colour Combo 'Red & Green'
Winter Wonderland #19 - Sleighbells Ring

I am starting to enjoy making the Christmas cards now as the weather was so awful today the heating came on so I felt wintery :D
Red base card topped with 'Bug' snowflake embossed white card.
A piece of green card out of bits box I edged with my Fiskars border punch and mounted a piece of scrap Christmas stripey paper on top finished off with rik rak ribbon.
The image is a download from Pink Petticoat 'Doodle-icious Christmas' and I cut around it with my Woodware scallop punch.
I frinished the card off with a little bit of Christmas sparkle by putting a few gems here and there on the snowflakes
My meagre effort of cross stitching was to draw my stitches around the border.
I would have loved to have done some real cross stitching for this, as I spent many years doing it but my thumb joints are now past their best with OA so I resisted the urge.


Celeste said...

Oh my gosh, what a pretty card. I love how you stitched around the scallop. I never would have thought of that :-)

Chris (catt871) said...

This is really pretty! I love the rhinestones in the center of the snowflakes! VERY clever!!! And very elegant!

Thanks for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp challenge this week!
Chris & the DT

Rose said...

what a cute card!! :0)

MicheleV said...

I really like your card!

Teri said...

Jenny ... this is fab! I love the little gems in the snowflakes :o)

Thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland.

Teri xx

Teri said...

Brilliant job - you'd never know the stitching was faux!
Thanks for playing at Winter Wonderland this week.
Teri x

Hermine said...

Lovely card

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SnappyStamper said...

Beautiful card!!! I love the gems added to the embossed snowflakes - so clever - I may have to 'steal' that sometime!

Anonymous said...

Really pretty card, I love the BG the folder looks like a pretty one!!! just wonderful.

by Heidi C said...

I love your card! You are a great artist.

Timcsoca said...

Very elegant card, beautiful the embossed paper!

Thanks for joining the Simon Says Challenge!:)

Tímea and DT