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Wednesday 6 October 2010

Simple Christmas card

Finally getting round to craft and post a new card again. I don't know how everyone can post so regularly, it's a nightmare for me! Anyway, this is the result of a few hours crafting. I wanted to make a really simple christmas card that would also be suitable for the guys but not look too simple. Turns out that takes tons of time, worth it though. Well, I think anyway....

I've just a gold A5 base card, but used a Crafters Companion scoreboard to emboss a decorative swirl cut the top part of the front of the card away. I've used backing paper from the same Dovecraft kit as I used on the Christmas girl with dog card. Inside the card I've used the same halfway down the card, so it looks a little like it's just one page (not exactly obviously). Some red glitter border and golden christmas tree peel offs and some golden glittery ribbon bow in the corner. Two gems as a finishing touch.

What do you guys think, suitable for a guy? I am submitting this card for the following challenges: DieCut Dreams Christmas Club challenge (Glitter, Ribbon and Gems;, Ooh La La Challenge Blog Challenge (Nothing Floral;, Polka Doodles Challenge (Fancy or Interesting Folding; and the Winter Wonderland Challenge (A Male Christmas Card;

Fingers crossed!


  1. Thanks for joining Polkadoodles challenge, Good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x

  2. Fabulous card so simple but very striking
    Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week

  3. It's Gorgeous. LOve your colours. Thank you for joining us at Die cut Dreams Christmas Club.
    p.s. Yes, a guy would like this lots!

  4. Such an elegant card. Thanks for joining us @ DCD Christmas challenge. Good Luck. Clare (GD) x

  5. Hello Ciska! Wow, I can't believe you haven't been crafting for long - this is card looks so professional! I didn't get round to creating shaped cards for at least a year!

  6. oh those dovecraft papers are so fabulous aren't they and this is one classy card, thank you so much for sharing with us this week at Winter Wonderland, hope you will join us again tomorrow for our next fun challenge
    Hugs Kate xx

  7. Simple and elegant, i love it, thanks for joining us this week over at Die Cut Dreams Christmas Challenge, we'd love to have to back again for our new challenge starting Saturday!

  8. Thanks for entering the Polkadoodle Challenge - hope you can join us again next week!