Friday, March 31, 2017

Rudolph Finally!.

Time to make a couple of Christmas Cards.
I haven't made any Joyfold cards in ages and it's not like I have any deadlines or challenges about to close on me is it!!
Would someone like to run that past me again in slow motion!!Lol.
So a rummage around in my christmas box produced 2 partially used up sheets of toppers by ' Craft Creations Ltd'  just perfect for what I need.
The first one is sheet CDT518G - Robins/Gold. Just begging for a colour theme of red/green and white.  I have used white leather textured card stock to make the card bases with.

Now the little tag holding the flap shut is making the card look like it's wonky but you can see from the inside that it is not.  I have cut and layered the cardstock on all the panels and adhered images on the inside to compliment the image used on the front of the card.  The gold sticker sentiment is from my stash. 

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:
Scraps of Life By Scrappy Mo # March Rudolph day
Merry Monday #241 Red/green and white.
Season's Greetings #4 Anything goes/optional picture inspiration which had birds and ivy on it.
Winter Wonderland # christmas animals or birds.

My second card uses a colour theme of Cream/Burgundy/ Lime. Topper sheet is CDT509G - Christmas Poinsettias. I have used  cream finely textured card stock to make the bases.

These toppers were a different orientation to the others so  have  cut the card bases to suit accordingly. Again I have layered up the different colours of card stock. No separate sentiment needed  as this time it was included  on the main image .


Entering this card into the following challenges:
Christmas Card Throwdown # colour challenge of cream/burgundy/lime green.
A Snowflakes Promise #38 Anything goes.
Crafty Hazelnut's Extra # Anything goes christmas.
Fab 'n' Funky #344 Christmas.

That's all folks. Gotta run.


36 comments:

  1. They are both so elegant and festive, and love that folding! The first one expecially catches my eyes with these sweet robins and the fresh green!

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  2. Hi Mrs A your Christmas cards are stunning. I love them both. I particularly like robins. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  3. Very beautiful cards. I love them both!

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  4. Hi Valery, beautiful cards, love the joy fold design, new to me, the toppers are gorgeous and such wonderful Festive colours, Kate x

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  5. Hi Mrs A,
    Happy Rudolf days.
    what very wonderful cards and their designs are fantastic.
    Not made one of these shape cards myelf.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

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  6. Two really lovely cards, love your choice of colours , great images too with not a butterfly in sight.

    Kath x

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  7. Two beautiful cards, Mrs. A
    I think the toppers are fab but the design on each one is so lovely.

    Thanks for taking part in the March Rudolph Days Challenge

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  8. Two beautiful cards Valery, I love the toppers you've used and I can't remember the last time that I made a card like this.

    Sue xx

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  9. Great cards - I love the Z fold.
    Thank you for sharing with Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Extra!
    Susan
    DT for CHNC Extra!
    Calling All Crafters! – My personal Blog!

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  10. A lovely poinsettia topper to set off our theme colours - that lime really zings against the burgundy.
    Thanks for joining in with the Christmas Card Throwdown. Lucinda

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  11. These are so classic and elegant, Anne! I love what you've done with these beautiful toppers!! Hugs, Darnell xxoo

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  12. Two wonderfully made cards! I like your card design!

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  13. Both your cards are beautiful! I love the images and the design!
    Hugs, Sherry x
    Loose Stitches and Unraveled Threads

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  14. I love how you have used the toppers - a great result!

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  15. Beautifully seasonal joyful cards xxx

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  16. Beautiful card, the pics are just lovely.x Have a great weekend.x
    [aNNie]

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  17. Beautiful and elegant cards that really show off the colours of our challenge! Thanks for joining us at CCT, April x

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  18. These images are charming in a good old-fashioned way and look perfect with the green and burgundy backgrounds. You always manage interesting layouts too.
    Thanks for playing along at Christmas Card Throwdown.

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  19. This is such a fabulous card , loved the colors and image.The sliding element is really fun element. Thank you for going us at Season's Greeting
    Hugs
    DT
    Pavitra

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  20. So pretty and the layout is amazing hope you enjoy your weekend x

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  21. You always make such unique & interesting cards, Mrs. A! These are really beautiful keepsakes!

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  22. Beautiful cards Mrs A sorry I haven't been around lately but hopefully fingers crossed my life will stop being so hectic with hospital and doctor's visits! take care and lots of huggles Sue xxxxxxxxx

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  23. Awesome cards. Thanks so much for joining our challenge at the Season's Greetings Challenge Blog.

    Majo - DT ♥

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  24. Both of your cards are lovely. The images and colours are wonderful xx

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  25. Both of your cards are lovely. The images and colours are wonderful xx

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  26. Both are gorgeous, especially the Robin one, as we have one that comes into our garden and it's great to see and thanks for taking part in the March Rudolph Days Challenge.

    It's lovely to pop over to you (Di and Jenny told me you are Faye's mum) and see where the lovely Faye (i did a class with her in Surrey) gets her talent from, Luv Sam x

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  27. Two lovely cards. Thanks for joining us this week at Merry Monday.

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  28. You are so amazing with the way you can take your stash, be it snippets, recycle, whatever, and turn it into something so stunning. Of course I love this sweet robin, but the deep rich red looks so great with the particular shade of green that you've selected. Love the special folds, the interior treatment and just all of both these cards! TFS & Hugs

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  29. Both wonderful cards Mrs A. Love the traditional christmas colours, beautiful toppers and the super joy fold design xx

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  30. I really love the way you have used these topper, making too wonderfully designed cards ValeryAnne. x

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  31. Greetings Valery, what really lovely holiday designs, the images and framing are so pretty. I like the way the card opens to create panels.

    Hugs Diane

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  32. Gorgeous toppers made into beautiful cards! Love the styles too - so clever! Hugs xxxx

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  33. Lovely cards and great design. Visiting today with my DT hat on, so thank you for sharing with us at Winter Wonderland.
    Kath x

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  34. Love this - a great design and those colours are perfect for the toppers.

    Thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky Challenges.

    Helen x

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  35. Beautiful card! Thanks for playing along at Seasons Greetings.

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