Thursday, December 22, 2011

15 min Christmas Cards

Suddenly, yesterday morning, I remembered I had not sent a card to my sister and a dear friend Helene.  Two special people so they had to be handmade although I know my sister would just be as happy with a shop bought card.  So I had 15mins before leaving the house, so thought I would try to make something to send while I was out and about.

Dug out my blank white pre-cut and folded white card.  Then a layer of lovely linen textured red card stock.  I then ran some more white card stock through my Holly embossing folder.  I am so happy that embossing machines like the Cuttlebug were invented. :-)  Finished with a red Merry Christmas sticker sentiment.  It's simple but I like the whole effect.

This card would be perfect to enter into our current Unstampabelles challenge.  The theme is Christmas and you get a bonus entry if you can add a sticker.....remember though you can't use any stamps.
Challenge is open until 30th December.


Here is the terrific prize I won from Jess for her celebration of 500 posts.
Thanks so much Jess.  I have already put the Smooch to work to help revamp a decoration and gold Christmas tree.  Sprayed the decoration and then added some gold glitter while the Smooch was wet.

Have a great day everyone.


12 comments:

  1. Hi Merry, 15 Mins thats fantastic and so are your card just amazing:) Sandra H

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  2. Gorgeous cards Merry, and in such quick time,enjoy your goodies. Merry Christmas
    Kevin xx

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  3. Hi Merry these look super loving that embossed design and the colours, have a wonderful Christmas and New Year.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  4. Wow the cards look great!
    Somehow two persons just on the opposit side of the globe had the same problem----- and found a similar solution. It is real fun to make cards like this- usually I do not use my folders but I will in the future.

    Best wishes and have a merry Christmas and a very happy and healthy 2012

    Ilo alias Mona

    Thank you very much for the intersting posts of your journey to Japan!

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  5. These look great, lovely last minute cards, love the embossing,
    Wishing you a Merry Christmas
    Sandy

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  6. These look fabulous! So quick, but gorgeous. xx

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  7. Very pretty cards!
    Love how the red pops off the cards!
    Congrats on your prize!!

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  8. Hi, Merry!!
    Hope yoy have a wonderful Christnas Eve day and a very Merry Christmas!!
    Hugs
    Michelle

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  9. Great idea for a quick card Merry

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  10. Fab last-minute cards Merry - love them so much!

    Congrats on winning your prize - so exciting!

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  11. Great last minute cards!! Congrats on your prize!

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