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Saturday, 3 October 2009

Christmas cards galore!

Life has been so manic recently that I haven't had the time to spend on my cards as much as I would have liked (which is 24/7!). Not only are we decorating our hallway (which is taking aaaages), I've picked up two new projects at work which means I'm doing well over my contracted hours! Hey ho, I wouldn't do it if I didn't love my job too!

I've steadily been working on my Christmas cards to use up the K&Co Mat Pad and Tag Pad I've had in my stash for ages. I've got about 30 half made up cards now and have finally used up every bit of scrap I could sensibly do! I've made up variations of basically the same format and I managed to complete these ones last night...





I call this lot my 'blue mood' - lol! The other papers are more red, pink and greens so no doubt that's how I'll post those moods too!

I'm quite pleased with them and at least I will have made up nearly enough for all my clients and work colleagues. Last year I was going to make all my xmas cards two weeks before the special day, but I went down with the 'flu and ended up not making any at all! I refused to buy ones though so ended up sending everyone 'sorry I didn't make it' text messages!! Yeah, daft.

In between coats of paint drying this week, I will hopefully have some more to post very soon!


Papers/cardstock: various Bazzill and Core'dinations cardstock, K&Co Brenda Walton's Peppermint Twist Mat Pad and Tag Pad
Stamps: none
Mediums: Stickles in Stardust and Diamond
Accents: ribbon from stash, Bazzill buttons
Tools: sewing machine,
Fiskars Upper Crest border punch, PaperShaper Snowflake border punch

5 comments:

Carly said...

Wow! That's a great collection of Christmas cards! I love the tags. And can't wait to see how your hallway turns out. You should post pics. Have a great weekend!

Silli said...

Mary, your cards are very pretty. I love the papers and the colors. Happy sunday! Hugs Silke

Deb Rymer said...

Such great Christmas cards! I love the way you took one format and gave it so many different looks. Great job!

POPPET said...

Wow so many in one go, i love tag cards, these are all gorgeous hugs pops x x x

dannisdoodles said...

i could NOT ♥♥♥ these more, love your tags, love your santas & your "blue mood". i can't wait to see the rest of them!

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