Wednesday, December 22, 2010

A Little Christmas Gift

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A quick little card today to go with a little gift I made for my granddaughter…..this is also for the Shabby Tea Room’s challenge 41– a Scandinavian Christmas – as well as the City Crafter Challenge 36, to make a vintage project.  I could have come up with TONS of those—right up my alley!  Anyway, here we go!  This is a little 4 1/4” square card from Very Vanilla and it uses a little Brenda Walton embellishment:

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I cut two snowflakes from the SU Snowflake #11 diecut; smooshed them into my Versamark pad, then embossed them with Iridescent Ice EP, layered them, and topped them off with an In Color Glimmer brad.  A little sentiment from Flourishes on a crimped banner and a MS-punched border finished it.  And here is the gift I made her:

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I cut two mittens each from felt and some Lugana fabric with my Nestie mitten die and sewed them together.  They actually could hold a little candy cane or sprig of greenery---maybe when she’s a little older!

Thanks for visiting today! 

13 comments:

  1. Oh, those mittens are DARLING, LeAnne! What a great treasure those will always be to Cassidy!

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  2. Neat card you made but the mittens are wonderful and will always be a treasured item I am sure.

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  3. So pretty, LeAnn! And those mittens are, absolutely, precious! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and leaving me a sweet comment!

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  4. YOU are the most darling grandmother - ever! Those ornaments are PRICELESS! Fantastic card and love that theme! After this holiday CHAOS is over, I can't wait to get back into crafty CHALLENGE shape! Love you, dear! Happy Holidays!

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  5. As cute as can be ... love the card ... Thanks for playing along again at CCCB

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  6. so adorable LeAnne ~ a very Merry Christmas to you and your family :-)

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  7. What a great holiday card and those mittens are priceless! What a wonderful keepsake - thanks for joining us this week at TSTR! :)

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  8. Gorgeous card and those mittens are priceless.

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  9. I can tell that Cassidy has been the love of your life these past few months! You're such a thoughtful grandma to make an heirloom treasure that will be enjoyed for years to come!
    Have yourself a very Merry Christmas and I'm so glad I finally got to meet you in person!! ((hugs))

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  10. I love this! I have had my eye on that mitten die. So cool that you made her a first Christmas gift. Cassidy is so lucky to have a wonderful Grandma like you.

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  11. So sweet, wonderful colors too, thanks for sharing your talent with us at CCCB!

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  12. Those are the sweetest looking mittens! Love the card with the stocking too :))

    Just dropping by to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a wonderful holiday!

    Hugs, Shirl

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  13. Fantastic projects, love the Christmas colours.

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