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Saturday, July 30, 2011

Christmas in July!

Hi everyone!

I hope that everyone has had a great kick start to the weekend! Here in Vancouver, we have a long-weekend, but so far all I've done is work :( Hopefully I'll get some down time soon..but school finals are approaching soon...sigh. I've really wanted to create Christmas cards, but with such a busy schedule, I haven't been able to get around to it yet. This November I'll be taking part in a craft fair so I really do need to get my Christmas craft on! You will see Christmas cards from me soon though! In the meantime, I thought that I'd share with you all the Christmas card I made for my boyfriend last Christmas.

This is a standard A2 sized card.

Here's a peak to the sentiment inside the card:


The sentiment is from Pink By Design's Christmas Wishes holiday sentiment set. This set is jam packed with holiday cheer! They're having a sale this weekend in celebration of their one year anniversary - everything 30% off here! Now how sweet is that?! You will not be disappointed - they've got sentiments, images, backgrounds, and supplies! Just use coupon code bigtimesaver30. Sale ends tomorrow - 07/31/2011 so don't miss out!!

Materials Used:
  • Sled and reindeer cut from Christmas Solutions Cartridge
  • Labels cut from Create a Critter Cartridge
  • Patterned paper from DCWV - Holiday Stack & Metallics Stack
  • Sentiment from PBD Christmas Wishes
  • Gifts - Jolee Sticker Embellishments
  • Creative Memories Corner Rounder
  • Foil Cardstock (Gold)
  • Black Sukura Pen
  • Crystal Accents
  • Specialty Twine
Hope this inspires you to get workin' on those Christmas cards! I know I sure am itching to get started but i still have a scrapbook to complete! Make sure you tune back on Tuesday for another Celebrate the Occasion Challenge

Until next time's treasures,
Tracey xox

8 comments:

  1. Gr8 colours and layout, so nice and shiny. :D I love making large cards myself... Btw thanks for becoming a follower. Gonna do the same as well since I like to see all the lovely things ppl create on their blogs. Julie

    http://9-2-midnight.blogspot.com/

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  2. This is beautiful. Thanks so much for visiting my blog. I am a new follower!

    Candace
    mypassion4scrappin.blogspot.com

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  3. Hi Tracey!!

    First of all I want to thank you so much for becoming a follower on my brnad new blog http://3spoileddogs.blogspot.com/. I just became your 99th follower!!! Congrats on being chosen for the CTO design team. Love this Xmas card and I cannot wait to get started on mine for this year as well!!
    Kathy
    http://3spoileddogs.blogspot.com/

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  4. This is so pretty, Tracey! I love how shiny the sled is! Gorgeous card! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog! I'm your newest follower - number 100! Yay!

    Lisa
    http://indymermaid.blogspot.com

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  5. Hi! What a pretty card! Thanks for visiting me and leaving such a nice comment. I'm a new follower :)Amy
    amyscraftingspace.blogspot.com

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  6. Wonderful card. Thank you also your lovely comment on my blog.

    There is a new It's all about the Vintage challenge blog started yesterday. We are offering some great blogcandy on the whole August. Pop over to check it out.

    Hugs, Sande xx

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  7. BEAUTIFUL job with this one to Tracey!AMAZING details!!:)

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