Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Christmas Ornament Cards

This week's challenge at the 52 {Christmas} Card Throwdown, is a theme challenge ... Christmas Ornaments.


 I put my Tim Holtz ornaments die to work, combining it with two of his word dies. Since the ornament dies are a 'mover and shaper', the magnetic words nestle right inside the ornaments and cuts with one pass through my Big Shot.


The ornaments are cut from a beautiful red heavyweight, pearlized card stock, and I backed the opening with white so the words would show through.  A little metallic trimmed ribbon at the top of the ornament finished it off. I loved the way they turned out, I made a set of six cards, and also a few extra ornaments for other cards/tags!


I used some different papers from my stash for the backgrounds on these A2 sized Christmas cards.  And into the stash they go!

Thanks for stopping by today.

6 comments:

  1. These are AWESOME, Karen! LOVE the different die cut sentiments inside the ornaments! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT! :)

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  2. Nestling the words inside the ornaments is a very cool effect! Thanks for sharing your cards in this week's challenge at 52{C}CT.

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  3. What a fabulous set of Christmas cards Karen! The deep red ornaments pop wonderfully against the pretty papers! Thanks so much for joining us again at 52 {C}CT, please come back soon! Ruth x

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  4. Beautiful Karen! LOVE those ornament dies and the wonderful papers you've used. Thanks so much for joining us this week at 52CCT!

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  5. Love your design- the die cut ornaments are amazing, combined with the words. Great colour choice too! Thanks for playing along with us at 52 CCT

    Louise xx

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