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Wednesday, 27 January 2016

My First Christmas Cards Of 2016

I've batch made these Christmas cards for the Rudolf Days Challenge and also to get a head start on my cards for December 2016. I'm lucky to have a foiling machine, which I really don't use enough, so with this in mind I thought why not make some Christmas cards with it. The images that I printed where from NSR Snowflakes and Sparkles by MCS printed onto some white smooth card. Four images to a sheet and two sheets. Then I popped both through the foiler, one with Silver and one with Gold. After they had finished and cut to size I used a blending tool and various colours of distress inks on the backgrounds. I mounted the gold onto gold mirri card and the silver onto silver mirri card, then onto an A6 white card blank. Now I have eight cards ready and waiting for the end of the year.







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

Sue

18 comments:

  1. woweeee sue - these are amazing - well done you clever lady. big hugs rachel x

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  2. Some really gorgeous creations here, love the images and the different colour ways.

    Kath x

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  3. These are all so pretty/You are a gem at foiling! I think my fave is the sort of modern looking image with the drift and snowflakes!

    Thanks for taking part in the January Rudolph Days Challenge.

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  4. You've made a great start with your Christmas cards. These are really beautiful. xx

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  5. You have been a busy bee my friend. Gorgeous cards and I just love the images and papers chosen..xx {aNNie}

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  6. Beautiful cards, great to get a head start. I tend to start in about July and usually have cards left from previous year. I hope you are doing well, it's very busy here, Shirleyxx

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  7. Busy girl! Some lovely creations you've got going there :-)

    Sally

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  8. They are all so beautiful Sue.A good start for your Christmas cards.
    Greetings
    Felicie

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  9. Your foiling looks gorgeous with that mirri card paper. So shiny and elegant. Foiling gives Christmas cards the perfect look. I haven't heard of foiling in a long time and now twice in less than a week!

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  10. Oh my Sue, these cards are gorgeous!! I wish I had a foiling machine. lol Your foiled images are so pretty and I love that you inked the backgrounds too. Just look at all that shimmery foil, beautiful! And now you are off to a great start with your Christmas cards fr 2016! Thank you for your lovely visit! Hugs, Brenda

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  11. These are gorgeous cards! Well done on your foiling. The foil added so much sparkle to already lovely designs...and good for you, at getting such a head start on your Christmas stash too! TFS & Hugs.

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  12. Hey Sue , you did make a great start making new Christmascards, beautiful, elegant , chique, I really love this kind of cards!!

    Have fun!
    Maria

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  13. Gorgeous cards Sue and I especially like the pink one with it's lovely image and calligraphy. The adition of gold on them gives them a real, classy feel and they all look fabulous. Well done to you on getting such a head start. x

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  14. I've never heard of a foiling machine, but these cards look gorgeous! Well done!

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  15. Look at you with all these cards made! Well done for getting well on the way for Christmas - I have made the grand total of

    1

    !!!!!!

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  16. WOWser, what a fabulous haul of cards, thanks so much for entering the current Rudolph Day challenge

    Kathyk
    Guest Design Team Member - Scraps of Life

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  17. A great start to your Christmas cards for the end of the year - well done. The foiling works so well for these and it is good to use the 'gadgets' which we often buy and which get left unused from time to time - I'm guilty of that I know!!

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  18. Beautiful foiled cards!! Love the designs you have used!! Gorgeous!! Thank you for sharing with us at the Rudolph days challenge.
    -Berina
    Moxie Craftie
    Rudolph Days Challenge DT

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