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Sunday 26 October 2014

Plain Kraft Card for Xmas - F

We all like to make our own Christmas cards but we don't want to spend ages getting them done when there are so many needing to be put together.  I am spending as little time as possible but not throwing them together if you know what I mean.

For this one I used an Indigoblu stamp of hanging baubles and the sentiment came from another set of Indigoblu stamps (I think!)  I used sepia ink pad, pencils to colour the little bits that were showing ie the berries and some leaves/scrolls.  I finished it off with gold glamour dust on the baubles and snowflakes.

See how easy it sounds - took me ages to get the stamping just right lol.

Nice of you to visit and hope you come again

Hugz Elaine xxx


  1. What a pretty Christmas card and rather liking the alternative colours and hints of gold.

    Thanks so much for sharing your lovely work with us at Allsorts challenge.

    B x

  2. Stunning how you have decorated the stamped image...really pops.

    Know what you mean about getting those stamps just right thought,hard to get it dead on when you can't see through the runner...I have one with flowers and a bird and it takes me 2 or 3 goes to get it

  3. It's lovely and your stamping is great. Love the colours too. Thanks for joining us at Inspiration Destination. Hazel x

  4. A great example of how lovely kraft will dress up! Beautiful and simple - thanks for playing with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

  5. Hi Elaine,
    lovely card with a nice sentiment. :)
    Thanks for playing along in the Sister Act Card Challenge.

  6. Very Elegant and stylish! Love the rich colors and the gold is lovely! Thanks for playing along with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge!

  7. It may have been pretty easy to put together but it is absolutely gorgeous!

  8. I really like the gold added to the images! Thank you for joining my challenge at the Red Rubber Inspirationals this week! Lynda - DT Champion Red Rubber Designs

  9. Lovely card.
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts 'Christmas' challenge and good luck x Susan x

  10. Absolutely stunning card!! Thanks for joining us over at HIMCR this week!

  11. This is so beautiful, your stamping looks fantastic and the gold is so elegant! Thanks for sharing your creation with us at Winter Wonderland - good luck!

  12. Gorgeous stamping!! I love the gold! Thanks for joining us @ Red Rubber Inspirationals!

  13. Beautiful card Elaine, I love your elegant stamping.

    Thank you for sharing at Christmas at Sweet Stampin this month, Wedgie xxx


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Hugz Elaine xx


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