Aug 23 2009

Snowy Vintage Merry Christmas!

Just a quick post tonight — Sundays are busy at our house, but I wanted to get in a quick Christmas card before I called it a night, so I used my never fail go-to quick card items — Journal Notes, Silk Ribbon and a single sentiment, and today I added some Flower Soft snow as well.

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Simple, quick, but still pretty — I think anyway! I used both the image and the journaling panel from this page inmy Christmas Journal Note Pad. My single layer sentiment is from A Merry Little Christmas by JustRite — it’s so simple and pretty — I love it! No layers, just quick and easy cut on a Petite Circle Nestability. My button has Pink Jute String run through it and it’s sewn on. This card is 5 1/4 wide by 4 3/4 high.

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I used Polar White Flower Soft for the snow on the ground and the snowball in the girl’s hand. I think it adds a lot, especially if you could see it in real life!!! Nice sparkly snow!!! Quick and easy to apply with the Flower Soft Glue.

That’s it for tonight — here’s the shopping list:

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SU Paper: Very Vanilla, Close to Cocoa, Blush Blossom

Flower Soft: Polar White Flower Soft and Flower Soft Glue

The following items to make this card are available at the Stamp Simply Ribbon Store:

A Merry Little Christmas Set and the 1 5/8″ Stamper, both by JustRite

Christmas Journal Notes by Crafty Secrets

VersaFine Vintage Sepia Ink

Ivory Silk Ribbon and Pink Jute Stringby May Arts and the Bow Easy

Petite Circle Nestabilities

Scor-It

Buttons

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Thanks so much for stopping in! Hope you had a wonderful weekend and are prepared for one of the last weeks of summer — oh, WHERE did it go!!!! But autumn is SO beautiful, we enjoy it probably even more than summer!!! I still have many autumn creations to make and much goodness to look forward to yet before winter!!! Thanks for stopping — see you real soon!

 

20 responses so far

20 Responses to “Snowy Vintage Merry Christmas!”

  1. Darlene says:

    Sharon, this card is gorgeous. Those children are so adorable. I’ve got to check out those journal notes. I love the colours in this card and of course love love love that bow.

  2. So very sweet, Sharon! Love the colors and you’re right–that simple little sentiment is perfect!

  3. Jerri Kay says:

    How adorable is this! Oh my gosh, I just love that image Sharon! Your bow is so soft and pretty, absolutely perfect for this design.

  4. nancy littrell says:

    So adorable…..I love the vintage look, your sweet vintage girls playing in the snow, your layout and gorgeous ribbon. TFS

  5. Mary Friederichsen says:

    So soft and pretty! Draws you into a Christmas past!
    Just got some of that white flower soft, it is so pretty, can’t wait to play with it!

    Have a great week,
    Mary

  6. Such a sweet, soft vintage creation! Great job Sharon! The flower soft was a wonderful finishing touch! BEAUTIFUL!

  7. kathy S says:

    I love these images they bring back so many memories of bygone christmases- love your card fab

  8. Deb Saaranen says:

    Just gorgeous Sharon…I love the snowy creams and fabulous ribbon…

  9. I love that card, great that you included both the top and the bottom of the note!
    Sandee

  10. Heather T says:

    So sweet.
    That picture is gorgeous and the elements you chose to show it off, perfect.

  11. Colleen Horner says:

    Awwwwww. So pretty.

    Colleen

  12. Lenoria says:

    This is so sweet, I just love it! I enjoy the vintage feel.

  13. This is so soft and beautiful, Sharon. I just love the sweet vintage look of it. The colors are some of my favorites, and they’re perfectly coordinated with the image. The bow, of course, is gorgeous, and looks wonderful with colors and image.

  14. Deena says:

    Such a sweet vintage image!! Lovely creation!
    Smiles,Deena

  15. Ida says:

    Absolutely Wonderful! Everything about this card is just perfect.

  16. Sheila says:

    What a wonderful Christmas card Sharon! I love how you used the Flower Soft on the snow and such an adorable image. TFS! Sheila

  17. ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!! I just LOVE it! I live in a Pink Victorian home and it reminds me of Christmas here at home! Love the Flower Soft ‘snow’ and that silk ribbon is to die for!!!!!!!!

  18. denise young says:

    so pretty, love it. TFS

  19. bluemoon says:

    This is beautiful and very reminiscent of days gone by. I love the image of the girls, but also, everything you did with it.

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