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Saturday, December 3, 2011

Four Cards, Three Cartridges, Two Layers, and One Sketch

Hello Crafty Friends,

I am feeling quite festive today since I am making holiday cards. I found a sketch at Our Creative Corner and decided to use it to make a few different ones. The challenge is to use this very basic sketch, and "decorate" it! You can turn it on it's side or turn it upside-down or leave it like it is and then embellish or "decorate" it as much as you want!

What a great challenge!
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Materials:
Forever Young cartridge ~ scalloped flower p.66 (4") and circle p.68 (5 3/4")
Jolly Holidays cartridge ~ gingerbread man (2 1/2") and bells (3 1/2")
Joys of the Season cartridge ~ holly p. 69 (2 1/4")
various holiday paper scraps (Bo Bunny, Paper Pizazz, K&Company)
red, green, white, silver, and brown cardstock
Cuttlebug embossing folder
red, green, and gold gems
green ribbon
blue craft thread 
wiggly eyes

Other Challenges:

Hope you are enjoying your weekend. I need to make a dozen more cards for an order, then I am going to try creating tags. I sure have seen some beautiful ones this season.

Stay Crafty,
Georgiana

27 comments:

  1. These look great! I love all the different pattern papers used :)

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  2. Georgiana thank you so very much for joining my challenge this week. Wow you rocked that sketch. I love the ginberbread card but I have a soft spot for them. Think I need someone to turn my festive switch to high. :)

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  3. I love the simple and elegant look you can get with this sketch. Beautiful!
    Rae Ann O.

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  4. Georgiana,
    I love all of these! I am going to have to use this sketch for my Christmas cards. I am so far behind and I need something quick.
    Thanks for joining us at paper Cutz Challenge:)

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  5. Thanks so much for stopping by my blog today! I appreciate it! :0) Love these holiday cards. Very pretty! My fave is the pointsetta. Love the nice rich colors. I am now following your blog and I'm so sorry I haven't done so earlier! I must have fallen off the planet or something! LOL

    XO ~ Amy Jo (follower)
    amyjrockstar at gmail dot com
    http://lv2scrapandfibrofacts.blogspot.com

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  6. Great cards, G! Love them all. I might have to use some of your ideas as I'm behind too on my cards! Made only 2 last night. I received your celebrate card in the mail today. It's so pretty; I just love it!--Pat

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  7. These are fantastic!!! Love that sketch. Thank you for sharing them with us at Paper Cutz Challenge!!! :)

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  8. Great cards-- love the sketch that you used!

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  9. I love them!
    I think I am gonna try this sketch sometime too:)

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  10. Love them all...great simple sketch to use too!!! Lee-Ann :)

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  11. Wow !!! you are really going to town on the cards now. I love all of them. That is such a nice easy sketch to work with . Great job.
    DIANA L.
    http://dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  12. Love your cards. I really need to work on some Christmas Cards this week.

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  13. Your cards are so pretty Georgiana. I love all of them.

    Hugs,
    Kate

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  14. Wow ... what a fabulous array of cards, I love them all!
    Thanks for joining us at Our Creative Corner!!!

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  15. Looks great! Thanks for joining us for Challenge me Monday at FCCB. - Melanie

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  16. Your post is what the design teams samples look like! The sketch is pretty basic, and you can literally jazz it up a million different ways! All of your cards are great! I have to admit that I really love the ginger bread man. He is just so adorable, and the banner is perfect! thank you for playing along with us @ OCC

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  17. Great cards. What a great sketch to use as you please.

    Thanks for playing along at FCCB!

    Be Blessed, Beckie

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  18. Love all your cards. Thank you for joining our Jingle Bell challenge at Paper Cutz. NancyD

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  19. All your cards are fabulous!! Love how you used the same sketch to showcase all the different possibilities!! Great job :0)
    Hugs,
    Diana
    daisylovecreations.blogspot.com

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  20. Beautiful cards! You have been busy! Love the design! Such pretty cuts and pretty papers! Thanks for sharing with us this week at FCCB!
    Thanks for your visit!
    Glenda

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  21. These look fun, simple, and quick. Thank you for sharing your tags with us at Paper Cutz Challenge.

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  22. Georgiana, these are all lovely cards! I love the clean design and simple images. You've used fun papers and embellishments. Thanks for playing along with the sketch challenge with our creative corner!

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