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Thursday, 1 November 2012

Flat cards for Christmas

Hello lovely bloggers,

My heart goes out to all those affected by Hurricane Sandy... and there is a hurricane in the South Eastern coast of India as well. Mother Nature needs certainly needs to calm down and be kind to her children on earth.

Here is a Christmas card I made for a friend who wanted flat cards. Now I have to own up that I find it rather boring to make such kind of cards even though they are envelope friendly. I had this divine looking tissue paper with silver poinsettias which I carefully stuck on cardstock,  ran it through my Cuttlebug and put silver ribbon on the top. Added silver glitter glue on the edges of the Spellbinders diecut and stamped a Merry Christmas sentiment (kind courtesy dear Lynn). I went over the sentiment with a silver Sakura gel pen.


And guess what? My friend loved this card and bought it at first instance. So I kind of feel good that she liked what I created for her.

I am going to enter this card for the following challenges:

http://divasbydesignchallenge.blogspot.com/ - festive
http://justkeeponcreating.blogspot.com.au/2012/08/christmas-is-just-around-corner.html - Christmas
http://thepapershelter.blogspot.com/ - anything goes


I could not visit you for the past two days - just been a bit caught up. But will catch up for sure.

Thank God it's Friday!

Love,
Monica



18 comments:

Helen Dooley said...

This is beautiful.

jimlynn said...

Holy Moly Monica!! It's gorgeous!!! And the sentiment worked just perfect on here!! VERY beautiful card!
Lynn

Shirley-anne said...

How elegant .Love the embossing and the tissue with poinsettiar .

Waseem said...

this is beautiful..it work perfect here..what if you use Gift Card envelopes for it.

Doreen said...

Beautiful,love the embossing.xxx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Monica, I like the embossing and the colours, I like the new colour of your blog too.
Kevin xx

Mihaela said...

Beautiful card!!!

1CardCreator said...

I can see why she loved it, gorgeous!

Karin said...

So lovely and elegant! Love the white and silver combo!

Skye said...

A beautiful card, so elegant. I like the design on the tissue and the embossing
I like your bew look blog

Teresa Kline said...

gorgeous, luv the embossing...hope you have a fabulous weekend...stay safe!

enjoy *~*

Sasha said...

Beautifully embossed and I love your stamping technique, Monica:)

Many thanks for your kind words xx

Shari said...

Beautifully designed card!!! Thanks for playing with us at The Paper Shelter.

Sarah said...

Hi Monica

Gorgeous card. I am now your most recent blog follower. Enjoy your day!

Sarah x

Bente said...

Wonderful card, thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter challenges this week.
Hugs, Bente

Maria@Crafty Cre8tions said...

Of course she loved it! The embossing 'almost' makes it look layered so it's perfect for mailing!!!

Hope the hurricane in SE India blows out to sea!

We're recovered here at my house. Still, NY and NJ have a long way to go :(

Muhammad Amjad said...

It is elegant .hope you have fabulous day.wish you.
Discount card printing

sarah-Jane said...

Gorgeous Christmas card. Thank you for joining us at Divas by Design this week.
Sarah-Jane xx