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It's Bella Cards on Thursday on Friday at 
THE PAPERED COTTAGE
Just a day late and a dollar short...story of my life!
You can catch some pretty neat-o cards almost every
Thursday at Bella Blvd.

I simply can't get enough of Christmas Wishes...this collection makes
 the happiest Christmas Cards!  For this particular card you could change 
up the theme completely by simply adding a different sticker to the top.
 I first started by embossing the actual card with a snowflake design.
  I then grabbed up a set of banner dies and created a layering of fun and bright colors. 
n between each I added different thicknesses of foam dots to create a grand illusion. 
To finish I embellished Mr. Penguin with a ribbon bow,
 hand-tied button and a couple of stickers. Easy-as-pie!

 I took inspiration for this card from the Sophisticates Tall Tags.
 I wanted vertical lines and crisp detail to create a very modern and clean design. 
I started by cutting a sheet of 8.5x11" white cardstock to 6.5x11".
  I then turned the cardstock and scored at 3" and 8" to create a gate-fold style. 
 Next I layered with a base of black cardstock followed by Sprinkles & Lace in Oyster.
  After lining up the Tall Tags to the very right edge of the left flap and machine stitching in place,
 I then added splashes of hot pink with a couple of pieces from the Ciao Chip Borders. 
In finishing, I added a Glue Dot to the back of the chip heart and attached it to
 the left flap only...a little baby powder to the back keeps it from sticking to the other side! 
 I embellished with a simple hand-tied button and a slip of a sticker sentiment.
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I don't know that I'll be blogging before Christmas, so let me wish you all a 
♥VERY MERRY CHIRISTMAS & HAPPY NEW YEAR ♥
Be safe in your travels, enjoy time with family and friends and
celebrate the joy of the birth of our Savior ♥

Comments

  1. absolutely stunning! Love them both..x

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  2. Oh I'm totally in love with that first card!! What a cutie!!!
    Wishing you a fabulous Christmad and a happy 2013 too!!!!

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