Sunday, April 25, 2010

Christmas Twin Spin

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I have a beautiful K&Co Christmas paper mat pack; the designs are so pretty, I never know which side to use!  So today, I decided to use both sides of one piece to make two cards!  My CTD buddy Barbara  had a Crazy 4 Challenges post on her blog yesterday to CASE any one of the C4C design team----so I chose her!  You can see her CAS card here, and these are the cards I made copying her CAS style:

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This first one I am not so crazy about….I don’t like my ribbon treatment, but you know how you’ve spent SO much time on it, you don’t want to give up on it?  Anyway, I received this wonderful ribbon from Kelley and was determined to make it work!  Sentiment is from Flourishes.

The next one is more pleasing to me; it uses a wide ribbon too, but I glued on the bow!!!  The colors are nice & country, too:

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I added a quick little piece of lace (I hope that doesn’t disqualify it as being CAS!) and a retired sentiment from SU.

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Thanks for visiting today---now I am off to rest, relax and put up my feet – it was a busy Sunday at church!

10 comments:

  1. Love how you did the striped ribbon with the rhinestone brad, and that red DP with the lace on the second is a fantastic combo. GORGEOUS Christmas cards, LeAnne!....and kuddos to you for sticking to your Christmas card plan (I'm bowing my head in shame for not keeping up with mine).

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  2. Ooooh!!! These are absolutely GORGEOUS!!!!

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  3. I love the ribbon treatment on your first card, LeAnne. It is different and I really like it!!!

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  4. Both cards are very pretty... Thanks for joining C4C!

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  5. Beautiful Leanne - well done you for starting your xmas cards. I usually rush mine out about 5th december !
    I also have one of these K & Co kits with the doublesided papers - you have inspired to get them out
    ((hugs)) Suzie xx

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  6. Sweet cards! LOVE the ribbons, and that eyelet lace!

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  7. You DON'T like your ribbon treatment on the first card? That is my favorite thing about it {watch for a card featuring this soon}
    I love that these cards feature paper so heavily, it reminds me that I could use some great paper in the right way and get a lot of Christmas cards done.

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  8. Do you know what I said to myself when I saw the first card? "Oooh, I love that ribbon treatment!" Then I read your words and chuckled. Sometimes we get a little too "close" to our work to be objective, LOL! Seriously, this is so lovely. They both are - thanks for all of your continuing inspiration!!

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  9. Agreed, great use of wide ribbon!! And the rhinestone brad drew my eye down to the sentiment naturally. Nice work!

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  10. Your cards are beautiful~
    Thanks for playing C4C with us

    Vicki

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