Have A Wonderful Christmas

On a dark fall day like this, being too tired to do any chores, I have decided today will be a cardmaking day. Yes, all day long! 😀

Here’s the first card of the day. I’ve used white vellum with glittery wintery swirly print, banners cut out from Maja Design papers, a white glittery snowflake made with a Martha Stewart punch, and a “Have A Wonderful Christmas” sentiment stamp that is my design for Skapa Hobby. It’s always tricky to adhere vellum without the glue or tape shining through. I rather use a thin tape all along the edges, to make it looking a bit like a border, than to add small dots of glue/tape.

I’m very thankful for Less is More’s challenge #299, to use vellum, as I hardly ever do that. I was also inspired by Jenni Murray‘s card at Muse challenge #188. I wanted to make mine in the same colors as hers, but I didn’t find any suitable turquoise or light blue papers.

Jennis’s card:

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My card:

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4 Comments

  1. Esther says:

    What a lovely take on Jenni’s card. I think the festive colours give such a fabulous, warm feel. Love it! It was also a great way to incorporate vellum for our vellum or acetate challenge at Less is More. Thanks so much for joining us this week!

  2. Susan Goetter says:

    Beautiful card! Love the way you’ve used the vellum!

  3. Jenni M says:

    Im glad you didnt find the same colours this is just gorgeous …love it!!and thank you so much for joining in this week over at Muse x

  4. Sarah G says:

    I hope you had a fab day cardmaking! I love the elegant vellum that you have used on your card combined with the festive reds – what a gorgeous Christmas card. Thank you for playing along with us at Less is More this week 🙂

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