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Monday, April 27, 2015

2015 Christmas Card #8

It's been a while since I last made a Christmas card. Well for me that is as I like to make Christmas card throughout the whole year. This is card number 8 so far in 2015.

Seeing Cohenna's card over at CASE-ing Christmas I had a hard time eliminating ideas. But I finally settled with a really quick card idea, a bit CAS and masculine in design, inspired by the layout.
The sentiment is from Create With TLC and I used a die from  Lawn Fawn to cut it. I embossed the kraft paper and used a Tim Holtz die to make the bow. And finally I added 3 star sequins and attached a pearl to each. Easy!

I'd like to enter my card in these challenges:
1) CASE-ing Christmas - CASE #17
2) Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - 20 minutes or less
3) Simon Says Stamp - Clean and Simple
4) Cards und More  - # 130 No Motive
5) Rudolph Days - April Anything Goes

36 comments:

scrappymo! said...

This is so nice, Pia. I love that sentiment and it is perfect against that embossed background.

Thanks for taking part in the April Rudolph days Challenge. Good luck in the prize draw!

Kolina Miskiewicz said...

lovely card i love how simple it is ;)
i've never made a christmas card before was waiting till actual christmas with giving a go but now i see i wouldn't be the only one starting now ;)

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sandie said...

I think it is fab! Such a fun sentiment and that bg embossing looks great. I have hardly made any XMas cards, you are doing well. Have a good week x

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so lovely Pia, I adore that awesome sentiment and your texture.
Hugs
Cathy
xxxx

Laine said...

Fabulous CAS creation Pia. The elements used work so well.
Laine
xx

scrAPpamondo said...

You have made a very original and creative masculine card for Christmas and a perfect CAS!! Love so much the design, and with this fun bow looks so youthful!!!

Mrs.B said...

A great CAS card Pia, love the sentiment - it's ideal as a focal point like this.
Avril xx

cotnob said...

A brilliant Christmas card Pia, a wonderful sentiment and perfect CAS design.
Pauline
x

Lau W said...

Superb ! So nice sentiment, a card that i love very much !
xxx

MaryH said...

Like the way you've made this wonderful masculine look into a pretty Christmas card. It is perfect for a fella, and would also be great for any business Christmas card. Very modern, but says all that needs to be said. Love the message and the texture background, tied together with the bright red bow! Well done! TFS & Hugs

Jacee said...

Wonderful card Pia, a perfect design
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Sue B said...

Ooh this is gorgeous Pia! a simple design, but I so love how everything has come together on this card… the hessian embossing looks awesome on the kraft! and I love the stitched edges on the fab sentiment! and the bow and stars finish it off perfectly!
thanks for your lovely comment on my blog… I don't feel quite so bad about that card now! :-))
Hope you have a good week!
Big hugs, Sue B xx

Chrissy said...

Love you design here Pia and the sentiment stamp is fabulous..love the embossed panel too..

luv CHRISSYxx

Rocky said...

Love the masculine slant on this card, such a lovely rhyme too. Thank you for joining us at CASE-ing Christmas, hope to see you next week for card #9.

Mynn Kitchen said...

Hi, Pia! This looks amazing! I LOVE the fabulous sentiment you used, and I adore the clean design, too! Thanks for joining us at CASE-ing Christmas! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

Donna said...

Fabulous card Pia, the embossed Kraft and that red bow complement that beautiful saying perfectly!

Tammy said...

What a wonderful Christmas card Pia! I love the sentiment and your fabulous embossed background!
Tammy x

Viv's Visuals said...

What a great card Pia and perfect for a man too. Fab embossed background!

Loz said...

Beautiful card and sentiment stamp Pia..Loz

chrissy xx said...

You know how I LOve Christmas cards.
A Gorgeous CAS card Pia..I LOve that you've made your sentiment the centre of the card...LOve your texture too.
Chrissyxx
I'm only one in front of you lol x

Beate Rauer said...

great card and nice text! Thanks for joining us at cards and more and good luck! Hugs,Beate

Jingle said...

This is totally cute! Great use of color within the sentiment! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

Anita said...

I love your card. Thanks so much for playing along with us at CASE-ing Christmas. Hugs.

Kathleen said...

Totally love this card, the sentiment is brilliant and love the backing and the three little stars.

Kath x

Monika Reeck said...

Clever way to make your sentiment some are black and some are red
simple less embelishment this is different thatn PIA style butttt I ADORE THIS CAS and crisp and love that red bow...great CASE ing Christmas card Pia...hugs, Monika

Kim Heggins said...

WOW...what an amazing card! I am so in love with that sentiment, just so sweet and it looks simply fabulous on that wonderful background you created, this is one incredible card!

Judy V said...

Great card Pia! Love the sentiment! Thanks for joining us at CASE-ing Christmas!

meg said...

Wonderful card Pia, great use of the large sentiment.

Daen'Ys said...

Hi, Pia. This is a superb interpretation of Cohenna's card. I really love the structured background and this wonderful Christmas script! Thank you so much for joining us at CASE-ing Christmas.
Rosi x

Hazel said...

Thanks for entering your lovely crafting for CHNC challenge 226 - you could also enter this into my CHNC challenge extra for April - I'd love to see it there too. x

Marina said...

When I look at your card I ask myself if I've ever embossed kraft card and if not, why not? It really has a fabulous effect. I'm enjoying today noticing the familiar things that you've used in slightly different ways. Inspiring.

crafty-stamper said...

I love the sentiment and embossed background-card no 8 -well done I was going to mage at least one a month soo how many have I made-a big fat zilch !
Carol x

Asha said...

Love the simplicity of this card. It's all about the sentiment... and quite rightly so!
x Asha

cohenna said...

Beautiful :) Thanks for joining us at CASE-ing Christmas!

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