Thursday, 25 February 2016

Another one for the Christmas Box!

Am surprising myself as I have managed to make a couple of Christmas cards - what's the betting though that I still won't have enough by the time December comes?!

Anyway, it's 25th of the month so that's Rudolph Day at Scrappy Mo's.
Here's mine -

I coveted this Penny Black stamp for a long time and finally got my grubby mitts on it just before Christmas!
Cream base card, gold mirri mat and some gold embossing powder! Job done - so made a couple for the box.
The sentiment stamp is an old wooden one I have had for a while. My stamping wasn't as sharp as it could have been with the sentiment.. there's a few tiny flicks of gold where they shouldn't be! LOL

Other challenges -
CCC- Anything Goes
ABC- D is for Don't Overdo It

I am off to Coventry tomorrow until Sunday, so wishing you all a great weekend and catch up with you soon. x

32 comments:

  1. Beautiful Christmas card. it's so gentle and elegant. I love the stamp you used!
    Thank you for joining us at the Rudolph Days Challnege. Good Luck.
    Hugs,
    Valerija - DT member.

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  2. Hi Viv
    Fabulous card... Love the stamp.... A great CAS card
    Hugs Sylvie xx

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  3. Wonderful creation, love the gold embossing and the lovely CAS design.

    Kath x

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  4. Now then super organised lady! great card...love the gold embossing Viv. Have a safe trip to Coventry.....hope they talk to you down there! (hope you understand that)....:)

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  5. Great minds think alike. I'm about to use a Penny Black stamp for my Rudolph card too. I love the CAS look with the white and gold. Hugs Mrs A.

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  6. Ooh this is rather sumptuous, a real Christmas cracker!!!

    Kathyk

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  7. Gosh this is fabulous Viv! I think I have a similar stamp and need to get it out for a play! Cream and gold are always wonderful on Christmas cards too.

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  8. A beautifully elegant card Viv. I love the fabulous stamp and it looks great embossed with the gold.
    Jean x

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  9. Gorgeous! Love the elegant feel of this card!

    Thanks for taking part in the February Rudolph Days Challenge. Good luck in the prize draw.

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  10. Fabulous colours here, lovely card and embossing Viv...xx {aNNie}

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  11. Very elegant Viv. I think by the skin of our teeth fits the game.

    B x

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  12. I go for white too often with xmas cards, your cream and gold has sparked some inspiration, it looks so elegant xxx

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  13. This is gorgeous...I really must start my Christmas cards.xxx

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  14. Lovely CAS Christmas card, very classy. :-)

    Thank you for entering the Rudolph Days Challenge this month - Good Luck!
    Liz DT member xx

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  15. . . . and what a GREAT card you've made with the gorgeous stamp Viv.

    Have a good trip to Coventry.

    Hugs, Darn Sarn xxx

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  16. Beautiful card Viv, lovely image and I promise not to go too close to see all the little flecks on the sentiment!!!
    Val x

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  17. A beautiful, elegant card - I love your gold embossing and such a lovely stamp too.
    Thank you for joining us at the Rudolph Day Challenge.
    Kath - DT member

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  18. Hi Viv, I can see why you wanted this stamp. A very elegant card. Barbxx

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  19. Fab card - love the simplicity of the colour combo.

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  20. Gorgeous card Viv, loving the gold too ;) Viv xx

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  21. A beautiful classic card Viv.
    Yvonne xx

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  22. Gorgeous and elegant design, Viv. No wonder you coveted this stamp ... the image is so beautiful. xx

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  23. Very pretty Christmas card,Viv, the gold embossing looks brilliant. Thank you for sharing with us at ABC Christmas Challenge...good luck!
    Dorte x

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  24. Golden glory! Lovely :-)

    Sally

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  25. Absolutely beautiful! Just a perfect CAS card! That gold embossing is fantabulous. :)
    Thanks for sharing it over at Christmas Card Challenges!

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  26. A truly unique card, so simple but so effective. It is really lovely.

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  27. Gorgeous card Viv, I love the gold embossing, simply perfect! LOVE it :-)

    thanks for joining us on the ABC Christmas Challenge
    luv
    Lols x x x

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  28. This is really stylish in gold and cream and one of those cards that is perfect for postage as well. Smashing!

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  29. This is such an elegant card Viv and the gold with the white is beautiful, and I love the sentiment font too. x

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