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Friday, 6 July 2012

Starry and Blue



Can I mention the C word in July?!  It seems that crafters are the only ones who are OK with it... everyone else shouts or tuts!






Here is my first Christmas card of the year.






I stamped and embossed this Christmas sentiment.
'May the love that was born that Christmas night light all your days with joy and hope'
And then masked it off.





I have used my newly acquired cut n dry and some cyan ink pads to 'blue up' the card stock and then randomly stamped stars.  I also used a white in pad that is really pearly and shiny.






I'm going to link this card up with:
Lollipop Crafts - Christmas in July
The Crafters Cafe - Christmas in July - Non traditional colours
CASE study - Layout, stars and colour inspiration
CASual Fridays - 'Text Me' 


Thanks for stopping by!



13 comments:

  1. How lovely! Great colours and a perfect Christmas message!

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  2. I like this card and wording Laura...have joined as a new follower...x

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  3. Your FIRST Christmas card this year????? Eeek!

    I have a "Rudolph Day" challenge each 25th of the month on my blog (lasts a week)to encourage fellow crafters to make festive cards throughout the year so they are not rushing around at that busy time of the year. You're welcome to join in.

    Anyhoo . . . back to your card . . .it's beautiful. I love the colours and the sentiment.
    Hugs
    Sarn xxx

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  4. Laura - what a lovely card! I really like the font and the message of that stamp. Thank you so much for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  5. what a gorgeous maskng technique! LOVE the Christmas theme! Thanks for playing with us over on CASE Study :)

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  6. Well, you're certainly off to a good start with your Christmas card stash! Love that shade of blue and the embossing really sets off that beautiful sentiment! Thanks for playing along with us at CASE Study!

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  7. I love the subtle feel to your card! fabulous! thanks for joining us at CASE Study this week!

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  8. Haha! "C" in July is a tradition, isn't it?? :)
    Thank you for joining us at CASE Study this week! xxx

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  9. I love the mix of white and soft blue stars on the background! Thanks for joining us this week at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  10. Beautiful! I love how your sentiment is center stage. Thanks for joining in the fun at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  11. Beautiful card, love your non traditional colors.
    Thanks for joining us at The Crafter's Cafe Challenge Blog.
    Hugs,
    Julia

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  12. Beautiful Card! Thanks for joining us at Crafter's Cafe Challenge Blog!
    Hugz,
    Chana

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