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Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Special Occasion Christmas Cards

I love sending special Christmas gifts and cards for special Christmas occasions. A friend of mine recently purchased her first home with her husband. This is their first Christmas in the new home, so I wanted to make a card that would commemorate the holiday.



I used Anna Griffin Christmas paper for the background and used the reverse side of the paper to cover a house-shaped page from a Maya Road chipboard mini book. I covered the roof area with dress pattern paper and added a Melissa Frances keyhole. I bleached a mini bottle brush tree until it was creamy white. Then I cut off the bristles on one side and adhered to the card using Glossy Accents. The "Merry Christmas" is a mini ornament that I bought in a set from Hobby Lobby.

This card was one of my favorites. I love the soft colors that are a bit non-traditional.

3 Comments:

Blogger dianapena8 said...

Love the colors also, everything in this card is so beautiful and creative, the pattern paper and the bleached tree look amazing =Di

December 22, 2009 at 9:04 AM  
Blogger Julie Boeck said...

I agree! I love the colors of this card and the bleached tree is wonderful!

December 22, 2009 at 9:14 AM  
Blogger The Scrappy Tree said...

Gorgeous patterned paper! Loving the title

December 29, 2009 at 12:35 PM  

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