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Saturday, 27 October 2012

Christmas Joy


It is hard to believe that whilst I am writing this post on  Friday evening,  it is snowing and the garden is beginning to look like a winter wonderland.
So I am thinking that a Christmas project for my D.T. piece  over at
Sugar Creek Hollow this week was a  good choice.
Our theme this time is ' Vintage Texting' and we ask that you show us a sentiment and/or other text. Remember that we like to see a Vintage /Shabby Chic style.
Please pop over for all the details and see what we have all been making.


This is a box card that I had fun making recently when I spent a weekend with a fantastic group of Craft Friends. It was wonderful sharing ideas, stamps, learning new techniques and generally having a marvellous time. I have Liz to thank for showing me how to make this shape card.
There is  a variety of  time stamps  round all the edges. The shading is all Vintage Photo and Tea Dye distress inks.
I used Graphics 45 papers for the base layer, adding a fussy cut pieces from another sheet for the next layer.
I loved the sentiment of  'Christmas joy is in my heart', so this was added with the trimmings of lace, pearls  and  die cut snowflake swirls.

I will also be entering the challenge at-
Vintage Illusions  Challenge 12  Add some Lace/Anything Goes

Thank you for stopping by to take a look, I always appreciate your comments.

21 comments:

  1. Beautiful Christmas card! Love the images and box effect! The snowflakes are so delicate and look amazing framing the edge! Snow already? Enjoy the weekend!

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  2. Lovely card Yvonne & that delicate snowflake frame is fab. Like you we have snow, crazy world!

    Sally

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  3. What a gorgeous piece Yvonne, so delicate and beautifully vintage! Enjoy the snow ans please keep it to yourself:)
    Val x

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  4. This has a real old fashioned Christmas Feel Yvonne. I love all the filigree on the outside edges.

    Love Chrissie xx

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  5. This is so beautiful!!! I love the gorgeous vintage feel, the weatheris strange we woke to snow this morning...hard to believe it!? A beautiful make ! Trace x

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  6. A wonderful card with great Christmas feeling.

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  7. This is gorgeous Yvonne, a fabulous image and I love those delicate diecuts. xx

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  8. totally stunning Yvonne, lucky gal you've got snow perfect for your perfect card
    hugs and best wishes

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  9. a truly beautiful card Yvonne,love the G45 papers and the snowflake die cut. We just had a smattering of snow overnight,soon gone but its very cold brrrrrrrrr...

    Joan

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  10. This is really beautiful Meggy, it is so gorgeous, I could look at it al day. Michelle xx

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  11. A beautiful design Yvonne.
    Hugs Brenda xx

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  12. Oh Yvonne, this is gorgeous and beautifully made. Such attention to detail. Sounds like you had a lot of fun with your friends.
    Regards Florence xx

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  13. A lovely vintage card. I love those die cut snowflake swirls and the lace ribbon.Jean x

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  14. Gorgeous images and die cuts! Just lovely!!

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  15. What a beautiful vintage Christmas greeting card...thank you for sharing your lovely creation with us at Vintage Elusions this week! ~wendy, DT

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  16. Such a beautiful card, love the image and the swirls are gorgeous. Thank you for joining us at Vintage Elusions this week. Abbie (Owner) xx

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  17. such a lovely card love the image thanks for joining us at vintage elusions and good luck emma xx

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  18. This looks lovely Yvonne, love all the vintage images. The die cuts look wonderful around the frame.
    Avril xx

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  19. Yvonne, this couldn't be more gorgeous. I am in love with these images and your design with them is genius. Beautiful job!
    It is blowing snow here in VA as I type this as well, part of the big storm coming in.
    hugs....

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  20. This is so beautiful and would make an amazing gift all on its own. Such a lovely nostalgic feel to this, beautifully crafted.

    Marie

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  21. Lovely vintage card - such pretty die-cuts!
    Alison x

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