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Saturday, 11 October 2014

The Real Meaning Of Christmas

I've made this card for this fortnight's challenge over on the CD Sunday blog, which is Christmas Is Coming.  I had to have this wonderful CD when Debbi Moore bought it out, the images on it gorgeous and depict the true meaning of Christmas. It brought back memories from my childhood when my Mum would take me to Church on Christmas Eve (or the Sunday before Christmas) to see the baby Jesus being placed into the manger. I'm not a particularly religious person, but I still like to go to the Midnight service at the local church, it somehow makes it feel like Christmas. Anyway onto my card, it's an 8x8 card base as the topper was a large one, it fact it filled the card, there was just enough space for a bit of blue matting card. I then added the sentiment and Away in the manager verse. There are no embellishments added as I felt they looked too much.



Thanks for taking the time to look and your kind comments which are always appreciated.

Sue

14 comments:

  1. This is just gorgeous,love the image and fab colours.xxx

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  2. This is beautiful with the traditional image

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  3. A beautiful card, so rarely seen is the real meaning of Christmas. Thanks for sharing with us at CD Sunday Challenges Caz

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  4. A really lovely card. You're right it needs nothing added....perfect as it is. Thank you for joining us at CD Sunday Wynn DT

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  5. a lovely card Sue - great image xx

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  6. Your so right Sue, this is the true meaning of Christmas, such a lovely scene , a lovely card.
    Thanks for joining us at CD Sunday.
    sue-b xx

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  7. Beautiful card and image Sue, I agree it doesn't need anything else. I hope you are enjoying the weekend, Shirleyx

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  8. This is wonderful Sue! I do love a traditional Christmas card. I am also not particularly religious and like you, have many happy memories when I see these scenes. Michelle x

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  9. Sue, wow, This is just a beautiful card, loving the colours used as well. such a gorgeous creation.xx
    The Journey is the Start

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  10. I love this card, it's traditional and these days unusual. You are quite right it doesn't need anything else at all, a beautiful card.
    Thanks for haring it with us at CD Sunday.
    Jenny x
    CD Sunday DT

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  11. My family also took me to church just before Christmas when I was a youngster. I love your design and for me it is the true meaning of Christmas. Thanks for joining us at CD Sunday
    Christine xx
    CD Sunday DT

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  12. A lovely traditional card. Not many are seen on our blogs and perfect without lots of bits and bobs.
    (I am off the sofa by the way).
    Thank you for joining in with us.
    Hugs Carol xx
    CD Sunday DT

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  13. That's lovely. Very simple but as you say it needs nothing more.
    Jocelyn x
    CD Sunday DT

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  14. So beautiful!!! And yes we often forget what's it all about!!! So I really love your beautiful card!!!

    Greetings
    Maria

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Thank you for taking the time to look, and your kind comments which are always appreciated.