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Tuesday, 23 June 2015

'PINK' Christmas Cards!!!!

Christmas Card with Stampin' Up! Festival of Trees Stamp Set

You've probably noticed my absence and therefore have guessed that life continues to be busy.  Olivia finally finished her GCSEs yesterday and now it's a waiting game for the results! She's got herself a job and so the next time she and I have our stand at the Portsmouth Sincerely Yours show she'll be able to pay for dinner instead of Mum! Well you can't blame me for hoping.

Time has whizzed by and I'm late for Christmas Card club with the challenge of pink and white with hints, but small, of silver, gold or other colour.  I hope this suits Karen our challenge hostess this fortnight.

I've stamped and embossed different trees from the popular Stampin' Up! Festival of Trees stamp set with it's coordinating tree punch. If you missed it in the winter catalogue you'll be glad to know it's now in the new annual Stampin' Up! catalogue and is still part of a bundle price giving you 15% when you buy the stamps and punch together. 

My chosen shade of pink is Pink Pirouette and a tiny touch of Melon Mambo on my sentiment.  I've used the new Washi Label punch also to frame the sentiments.  The lower part of the sentiment is too long for the Window punch, but if you cut a strip of card to ever so slightly less than the width of the window you can stamp the sentiment and then slide in each end of the card on the reverse of the punch to just round the ends therefore lengthening your window.  A little bit of smudging softens the punched circle edges and those of the pink matting layer and washi strips.  

I'm loving the new gold and silver thread that add some of my favourite bling without adding bulk and postage! 

I'm off now to blog hop around the ladies in the Christmas Card Club so join me on the tour! 

Zx

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11 comments:

  1. This turned out fabulously Zoe, love those pink trees. Life is a bit hectic at times and we just can't be everywhere but lovely to see you blogging today.
    Lorraine

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    1. Thanks Lorraine. It's good to have caught up though! Zx

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  2. This is lovely, Zoe!

    I love the embossed trees...they are so pretty and you have done a fab job on the random sequins and the draped twine...

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  3. This is lovely, Zoe!

    I love the embossed trees...they are so pretty and you have done a fab job on the random sequins and the draped twine...

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  4. Hi Zoe
    Fabulous card... Love the Trees...
    Hugs Sylvie xx

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  5. Beautiful cards Zoe. Hugs Rita. Xxxxx

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  6. Super use of that SU tree punch. Love the patterns on the pink trees and the delightful design of the card too. The silvery thread behind the trees was a brilliant way to bring in the touch of silver. Lovely card. TFS & Hugs.

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  7. Hi Zoe, your card is gorgeous, loving the trees and the silvery thread, perfect for the challenge, hugs Kate x

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  8. Those trees look so pretty Zoe. A super card. Christine x

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  9. This is a super card Zoe, those trees look fabulous. Carol x

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  10. This is beautiful Zoe! It fits perfectly and that touch of sparkle is fabulous. Hope you get some time for crafty play soon Karen xx

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