Monday, December 5, 2011

Raindrops on Roses….

Ugh…it’s a rainy day here! You know I’d much rather see snow!! It is in the forecast though…yippee!

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A couple of cards to share today. I made my goal of getting the cards done I needed for the weekend, over 60! Now it’s just a few stragglers here and there to mail out and I’m done! I’m even 99% done with my Christmas shopping!! Woohoo!!

This card was for the Technique (using buttons) and the CAS… clean and simple (using twine) on Splitcoast.

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I used Our Daily Bread designs Peace & Joy with matching snowflake die and Holiday Ornaments 2 for the verse. The snowflake is embossed with holographic embossing powder.
I found this old button in the bottom of my button can and thought it looked like snowflakes.
The embossing folder is Stampin’ Up

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And the second card…

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Although it looks involved, it was really quite quick and simple to throw together!

A combo of Holiday Ornaments 1 & 2 stamped in Adirondack Aqua, Spellbinders dies, Cheery Lynn die, a couple Martha punches and the snowflake embossing folder again. I used silver embroidery floss to hang the ornaments and silver elastic cording (saved from a random box!) for the bow.

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Hope I’ve inspired you to give one of these a try! Stay warm and toasty where ever you may be!!

Thanks for stopping!

Dawn

3 comments :

jkreucher said...

OH My Gosh! these are so lacy, frosty and oh so Elegant!
I am down to making cards with punches and dies... running out of time to do a lot of coloring! how did that happen??
These are works of art gf! WOW!
hugs
Judy

KarenC Inspired said...

Love your cards. Very nice!

- dlm. said...

Oh.My.Goodness! These are absolutely gorgeous! I love white Christmas card...and I love the pop of colour that the Aqua provides on your second card. TFS your works of art with us!