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Friday, 22 October 2010

Purple Christmas


Over at Passion for Promarkers and also at Sarah Hurley, they are looking for Christmas cards this week - the former purple/pink and the latter no red/green.  Easy for me as I do love Christmas cards that are modern yet still traditional therefore this is what I have made this year for my daughter's general Christmas cards.


Using the fabulous freebie stamp from Craft Stamper magazine I stamped onto Rymans smooth card then coloured with Promarkers. I then added mirri board and no sentiment as there is an insert and she wanted them very simple.  Think I have achieved this here.  I also made some in pink and also blue so she has an assortment to choose from.
The close up below shows how I shaded the image with 3 different colours of PMs ~ Maroon, Lilac & Lavender, and the texture on the backing paper which is from The Papermill Shop.

I hope you all have a fab weekend whatever you are doing ~ Graham is treating me to a day in London tomorrow and then we are going to the theatre in the evening - dunno what to see as it is a birthday surprise for me!! Will let you know on Sun/Mon. X

15 comments:

  1. Wonderful CAS cards - love the lilac and pink
    Thanks for joining us at Sarah Hurley this week
    Lisa ;)

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  2. Have a fantastic day in London Sheila, Happy Birthday.
    Your Christmas card might be simple, but I always find them the most suitable, like my last all white Father Christmas, very simple but nice clean lines.
    I like the textured purple cardstock and the freebie stamp is great. Enjoy your time away. Hugs Debbiexx

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  3. fantastic classy card sheila.love the image and soft purple and lilac colours.have a great day out tomorrow :D

    xx coops xx

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  4. This looks very stylish Sheila!!
    Have a lovely weekend!

    Inger

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  5. Its gorgeous hun....love your feebie image and lovely colour too, its my fav!!
    Hope you have a fab time in London and that you enjoy Theatre tonight!
    hugs and xxx

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  6. Beautiful card Sheila, thanks for joining us at PfP. Sue C x

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  7. Hi Sheila, what a gorgeous card. I love the image and your colouring is fab. Thanks for sharing with us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

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  8. Love the clean design and fab colour xx Jenny xx

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  9. Love this Sheila - the baubles are beautifully coloured! Thanks for sharing it with us at PFP this week, Juliexx

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  10. Brill christmas card sheila, thanks for joining us at Sarah Hurley Challenges this week.
    Shell xx

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  11. Such a fab purple christmas card. Thank you for joining us t PfP this week, and good luck.
    Hugs, Anja

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  12. Hi Sheila,
    I love this image. So simple & yet so effective. This is gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at PFP.
    Hugs,
    Andie xx

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  13. Oh fab Shelia!
    I so adore the sweet wee image and the colours are lush!!
    Great colour combo!
    Thanks for joining us at Sarah Hurley Challenge blog!
    Hugs Melly xxx

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  14. Such a fabulous card Sheila. Thanks for joining us this week at PFP. Hugs Michele x

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  15. lovely card!

    Thank you for joining us at Sarah Hurley Challenges

    Sarah x

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