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Sunday, 6 October 2013

Christmas Trees

Hi Folks
Hope you are all well and enjoying your weekend.  Hubby is busy cooking Sunday roast so just thought I would pop by and post a quick share with you.

These cards are going to be one of my bulk makes for christmas.


I used a stamp from Hot Off The Press that I got as a freebie set in a magazine a couple of years ago.  I stamped it with versamark and then embossed with gold embossing powder.  The little pot it stands in was cut out of mirror card and a little gold bow added.  The edges of the image was coloured with a little tumbled glass distress ink and then mounted onto gold mirror card.  For the background I used my snowflake embossing folder and then lightly dusted with blue chalk.  This again was edged with tumbled glass distress ink and mounted onto gold mirror card.  I wrapped some organza ribbon round the edge and embellished 
with a gold poinsettia, some pearls and a sentiment.

This is my second one that I did in a silver colourway.


Thanks for popping by and would love to hear what you think.  Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

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31 comments:

Joey said...

Stunning Mags, just stunning :) Joey xx

Kelly Lloyd said...

These are wonderful mags. X

Pop's Cards said...

Hey sweetie, these are really gorgeous, love them, hugs Pops x

Sue said...

Gorgeous cards Mags, I love the elegant designs. The trees look wonderful
Sue xx

Wendy said...

These are so beautiful Mags, lovely design.
Wendy xx

Virgo5 said...

Two beautiful Christmas cards, it's so nice to get an early start on those! Thanks for joining us at Catch The Bug!

rachel said...

these are stunning Mags - love them both xx

Jennifer Johnston said...

Hi Mags, these are really lovely, so elegant, I think I like the silver one best. Thanks for visiting my blog I do appreciate it. Hugs Jennifer xx

mulberry station said...

Mags, you card is absolutely gorgeous. I love both of your cards. Thanks for joining us.
Nancy SSW-DT

Georgia Ehrmann said...

Simple beautiful... love both gold and silver! Thanks for playing our "Anything Goes" challenge at Jellypark Friends.
Hugs,
Georgia

Ribbon Girl said...

very nice Mags, thanks for joining in with the Ribbon Girl card challenge, Mary x

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

They look brilliant Mags love them both! Susan x

Lindsay Craftymonster81 said...

These are both so beautiful elegant Mags, love them both
Lindsay xx

Shirley said...

A stunning card Mags. Your freebie stamp is gorgeous and if you are making all your friends this card it will be a hit I am sure. Everything works beautifully together.
Thank you for sharing with us at Penny Black and More and we hope you will join us again soon.

Shirley

Chris Hanselman said...

Great looking cards. Love the first one with the flower. Thanks for joining our Holiday Spirit Challenge at Delightful Challenges.

~~Chris
DC-DT

Debs said...

Beautiful elegant cards Mags - love the design.
Thanks for playing along at MAWTT and Divas this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

karen said...

These are beautiful Mags, hugs, Karenx

brenda said...

Both stunning Mags, impossible to choose a favourite. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Penny Black and More challenge.

B x

Tracy said...

Both beautiful Mags...thank you so much for joining us over at premium crafts pan pastel challenge and good luck!
Hugs
Tracy xxx

Donna Mosley said...

Gorgeous cards Mags, love the stunning image & design.

Donna x

Ellie said...

Beautiful! Love the embossing! Thanks for joining us at penny black and more!

fiona walker said...

A lovely christmas card thankyou for joining us at challenges 4 everybody good luck fiona dt. x

Vicky said...

Beautiful card love how they are the same design but two completely different effects, just by the colour change, thanks for joining us on MAWTT, this week, Hugs Vicky

Sarah-Jane said...

Great cards. Thank you for joining us at Divas by Design this week.
Sarah-Jane xx

downrightcrafty said...

fabulous design and love it in both colours both so classy
Hugs Kate xx

Judith said...

What fab cards I just love both versions Thank you for playing along at Fab'n'Funky this week hugs Judith x

Desire Fourie said...

Absolutely beautiful and I love the silver and gold versions.
Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

cebelica said...

Very beautiful! I love teh elegant look! Thanks for playing with us at Crafty ribbons! Hugs! xx

Mad Moose said...

Great card. Thanks for joining us this week at Crafty Catz. Naomi x

Tammy Miller said...

What a great project, very cute!! We appreciate you taking the time to join joining our October Anything Goes Challenge at CTB! Hope to see you again very soon!

aussie aNNie said...

These cards are just beautiful Mags, great idea to do a bundle of the same...what is tumbled glass distress ink? Sound interesting and love the result..luv aNNie