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Thursday, January 21, 2016

Early Christmas card

Good afternoon bloggers,

 I have finally managed to finish my first Christmas card for 2016. Last year I took part in a Christmas card challenge submitting a card almost every month. I hope to do every month this year, but it might be a challenge as we are planning some travelling...but will see how we go.

For the 12 Months of Christmas linkup there is a sketch as an optional theme, so I decided to go with that.


























This is what I used:

Paper all from my stash. I tried to use up some of my old Christmas papers and didn't buy any new but still have some to go.

Image. I won a lovely set of Christmas digis and some are precoloured as well from
Beccy's Place in a challenge last year, but didn't get round to using them, so this is the first time with these. A quickie when you don't have to colour. It is available HERE

I used 3 letters cutout with a very old set of CB dies
and a peeloff sentiment. I also added berries with a pearlmaker.

Will enter a few challenges:
12 Months of Christmas linkup...Anything goes/optional sketch
Beccy's Place...Anything goes
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas challenge extra...Anything goes
Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned paper...Anything goes
A Snowflakes Promise #14...Anything goes
Inspiration Destination #69...Anything goes
Christmas Card challenge #7...Anmything goes
C.R.A.F.T. challenge...Christmas

Thanks for visiting, please pop back soon. Take care and have a wonderful weekend.

Love Ursula

15 comments:

Bunny said...

Very nice Christmas card. Beautiful gold embossing. Thank you for joining us at Come And Get It challenge. Bunny DT

Marie B. said...

Such a pretty card! The Holy Family looks great with the rest of the elements you used! Thanks for sharing your card with us at CHNC Extra! :)

~Marie B -DT

Wendy Batchen said...

Lovely card, thanks for sharing with Inspiration Destination and good luck. Wendy DT x

Susangail Powell said...

Very nice! Thanks for joining us at Christmas Card Challenges.

Beccy said...

Great take on the sketch Ursula, I like that you turned it on the side. I love the soft background paper you used, the holly is beautiful and the added berries look great. It's good to see people getting a head-start on their Christmas cards. Well done!
Cheers,
Beccy

Teresa Arsenault said...

What a wonderful image, Ursula. This is stunning.
hugs,
Teresa

Nannieflash said...

Beautiful card love the design and your bps. Thanks for joining us at CHPPC, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

Mandy LaCroix said...

Great card! Love your gold accenting! :)
Thank you for sharing it over at Christmas Card Challenges!

La Papera Gialla said...

Thank you for joining us at Christmas Card Challenges this week!
Monica - CCC DT

Meighan Wheller said...

A wonderful Christmas card. Love the image. Thanks for sharing with us at Come and Get It, we hope you will join us again soon. Meighan DT

Dwie lewe rączki said...

Very elegant card. Thank you for joining our challenge at Come and Get It Challenges.
Hope to see you ahain.
Hugs, Iwona

Daffodil Cards said...

What a BEAUTIFUL card.

sweet art designs said...

Wonderful card design. Thank you for sharing with us at the C.R.A.F.T. Challenge. - Myrna DT

Suze said...

Lovely colour scheme - and great idea to rotate the sketch. Thank you for joining in the Sketch challenge at 12 Months of Christmas Link Up.

Nannieflash said...

Fabulous card design and your bps. Thanks for joining us at CHPPC, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxx