Monday, October 15, 2012

Merry Christmas for H2H

This card was inspired by a card I saw in the new Paper Craft's Holiday Cards & More issue that recently hit the shelves.  I look forward to this issue each year and couldn't wait to get my hands on my own copy.   As soon as I saw the card created by Kimberly Crawford on page 27 of the magazine, I knew I had to lift it and put my own spin on it.  You can see Kimberly's card on her blog HERE.

Here is my take on the card:
There is that wonderful burlap which I love so much!  The burlap is probably the first thing that drew me to the card. The textured paper I used for my card is from the Scholastic (X7159B) paper pack which looks great with burlap.  Kimberly used felt for her poinsettia. I used the Artiste Cricut Cartridge (Z1790) to create mine.  I cut three different sizes using the <Merry Christmas> Accent 1 key.  I creased the center of each petal and bent it just a bit for more dimension   In the center of the poinsettia are three small bling gems from the Boutique Assortment (1763).  They are clear but I used my Cranberry Alcohol marker to give them color.
"Merry Christmas" is from the stamp set Christmas Love (D1492).

Hope you enjoyed my card!  I'm submitting this to the Heart 2 Heart Challenge this week.
Christmas Love D1492


  1. What a beautiful card Gina! I love the burlap ribbon :). Thanks for playing along with us at H2H this week!

  2. This is a lovely card, Gina. My favourite new thing is our burlap just can't go wrong with it on every card! Thanks for joining us at H2H.

  3. So pretty! Thanks for playing along with us this week.

  4. This is beautiful! I love it!!! Great job!!!


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