Friday, 29 July 2011

CCC85 Christmas Card

The challenge this week at the Cricut Cardz Challenge Blog is an open one. Any cartridge, any colour. Being as I have Christmas on the brain these days, I made a Christmas card. Two cards, actually - both identical.  :-)

This is a cut I've wanted to try for a long time, using one of my favourite Christmas Cricut cartridges "Joys of the Season".  It's one of those cards that is pretty hard to photograph though! I attached a panel of ivory pearl card stock in behind the cut-away words but the shimmer doesn't show up in a low res blog photo.

I outlined the word rectangle with a Sakura sparkly gel pen, but otherwise I've left it CAS and mail friendly. I may end up added a red gem to the "i" in Christmas, but we will see. Right now I like it the way it is. Sometimes it's hard to leave well enough alone.  :-)

Finally, here is a peek at the inside. Some patterned scrapbook paper and cream panels with a punched tree. Can green & ivory count as a Christmas card with no red on it at all? I'm not sure yet. Almost, but not 100% convinced.

  Today Sasha would have been 12. I remember buying her a doggie birthday 'cake' last year to share with Cooper & Brandi, and taking pictures of her on her 11th birthday. Then being grateful to have these photos of her when she got so sick. I miss you Collie-Girl.

Thanks for stopping by today!


  1. Very nicely is my favorite color! Thanks for playing CCC!

  2. What a pretty card -- the inside is so pretty too. Sorry about your pup. So hard -- I've lost 3 (2 cats and a dog) within 3 years of each other.

  3. I just love the simplicity of your card Karen...I don't use my cricut cartridges to there max really!!!
    Sweet pic of Sasha...lovely way to remember her :)
    Jenny x

  4. Your card is Wonderful! Thanks for playing along with us over at Cricut Cardz! :o)

    Theresa (CCC DT)


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