Charity Christmas Cards

I have been playing and making cards for the charity to sell, and have some friends at work wanting simple cards for Christmas. I played with Stampin Up products I have, as well as Crafters Companion, and an Altenew sentiment stamp.

The monochrome reindeer cards are from a Stampin Up set, which includes the punch to cut the reindeers out, making the cards so quick and easy to make. The other red reindeer card I added a printed Christmas vellum to the back, and a sentiment from Creative Expressions own Phill martin.

Theย Santa card is also a Stampin Up die, to which I added a glittery background using double sided sticky sheets, and a sentiment from an Altenew set I recently bought.

The Christmas Tree is a ‘Create a Card’ die from Crafters Companion, one complete die, which I added to a basic card blank for a simple and quick card.

Some very quick and simple cards, which hopefully people will find they can use for Christmas.

Anniversary card

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I have been having a fun-filled card making couple of days, and this is the first card I made. It is for my mother-in-law and her husband, married now for 20 years. She always enjoys seeing what card I make for them, and what techniques I come up with. I tend to stick to the die cutting cards when it comes to family, a little more involved than the cards I make for the charity to sell.

This card is a 8” x 8” base, with a layer of card I adhered double-sided sticky sheet to, added the first layer which I had die cut the top of with a Crafters Companion border die, then stuck glitter to the sticky areas which were left.

The top layer I also used the border die, for a matching accent, stamped a bride and groom in black embossing powder, then added a sentiment, which I also embossed. I had been bought a roll of silver sparkle twine, which I added for additional sparkle.

All-in-all, I think is a simple card, but I feel it is quite elegant, especially with the monochrome appearance of it.

I have entered this card into the ‘Crafty Friends Challenge Blog’ for the theme of Special Occasions, and Robyns Fetish challenge blog with the theme of ‘Square Cards’.