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Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Christmas in July

I always like to get a start on my Christmas cards in July so here is my first shot.  I used Mary Jo’s Monday Lunch Time Sketch (TSSC77).  This is my newest Christmas set, new to the catalog, called Sparkly and Bright.  It is such a fun whimsical little set.  I also used the new Soft Suede In Color for the first time.  I was not too thrilled with the color when I saw it in the set of In Colors, but once I separated it from the rest of the colors I saw its true potential.  I think that I am really going to like this brown color. 

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Rudolph’s nose was colored with a real red marker and cover in crystal effects so that it is bright and shiny.  I stamped the snowflake image on the patterns dsp to add to the Christmas-y feel.

Stamps: Merry & Bright

Ink: Real Red, Soft Suede

Paper:  Whisper White, Real Red, Soft Suede, Old Olive Patterns DSP

Accessories:  Crystal Effects, Dimensionals, Real Red Striped Grosgrain

Tools: Ticket Corner Punch

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4 comments:

MJ said...

How sweet! Can't even think about Christmas yet! I love this card though. Love his nose! Thanks for playing along.

Twila said...

Super cute! I've got to get this set! I think I"m starting to like the soft suede also.

Sara Mattson-Blume said...

So fun! I agree on the soft suede...! I need to get started on Christmas. Thanks for the inspiration.

Shiozaki Beach girls said...

So cute! I love it.. very simple and yet cheerful and bright!