ALAS, my last Christmas card. What a relief! I wasn't too happy with some of the cards I made this year, but this card really resonated with me as I LOVE the K&C b/g reindeer dp, which I paired with my MS reindeer border punch and a reindeer ef. I mean how much more "reindeer" can it get than that. I was also relieved that I finally got a good photo that shows the ef and the textured cardstock. At least, I can see it on my computer.
But, this isn't really about me, it's about OUR NEW QUEEN PAM, not to be mistaken by our OLD QUEEN PAM which was me some time back; of course, old meaning previously crowned and not OLD in age!!!!
I had some cute little reindeer I was going to use; but, then I remembered about that dp I loved, so I changed it to more of a vintage card.
I used the items I mentioned above, but I also added 2 buttons with thread bows, a diecut sentiment with 2 little gold bells on each side of it and I popped up the row of reindeer on dimensionals for a really cool look.
I decorated the inside with some dp and a chain of reindeer also.
That's about it. ENJOY your reign Pam! It goes by quickly and at the end you get your crown ripped off your head; but, oh well - the price for being royalty.
Date: Sunday, December 9, 2012 GMT Views: 1294
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Sun, Dec 09, 2012 @ 6:06 PM
Oh, Pam, this is so pretty done all in reindeer! And your inside looks almost as nice as your front. Sweet little reindeer here and dp too; I love the lil bells, and the embossing shows up nicely! You wanted to know how much more reindeer can it get than that? Well, you could have added a reindeer charm~Hugs
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Registered: March 24, 2006 Location: Deep in the Heart of TEXAS Posts: 16128
Sun, Dec 09, 2012 @ 6:26 PM
Pam, a super cute reindeer card!! Great papers, great job!
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Registered: February 28, 2011 Location: Alberta Posts: 4362
Sun, Dec 09, 2012 @ 11:45 PM
There is that fantastic reindeer border punch again! Paired perfectly with the dp and that embossing folder! Congrats on finishing your christmas cards. Life didn't let me do that this year. It's ...I am ashamed to say..Hallmark to the rescue.
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Mon, Dec 10, 2012 @ 5:12 AM
Lots of pretty deer here, I see. Gorgeous card..love the embossing folder and all those deer prancing across your paper...headed to my house, of course. I know they're pulling Santa and the sleigh, right? Ha
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Registered: December 15, 2008 Location: Kingsland, Georgia Posts: 30177
Mon, Dec 10, 2012 @ 6:53 AM
Oh this is wonderful. The first thing I noticed were those pretty popped up reindeer on this card and then the paper. That paper is really gorgeous. I think I got that myself on an incredible sale at M's. I haven't seen that ef before and think it is just perfect for this card. You did an awesome job on this. It looks amazing my friend.
P.S. thank you so much for my beautiful card. I have it at a place of honor on my mantel. I just love the way it sparkles and it looks so pretty up there. You will see the flowers you sent on the card I uploaded today. Thank you so very much my friend!!!
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Registered: August 12, 2011 Location: Bluffton, SC Posts: 19059
Mon, Dec 10, 2012 @ 2:33 PM
Pam, First your message was hilarious I know my reign will go super fast! But at least I got to wear the crown for a week!! Your card is just great I love everything the reindeer paper, embossing folder and the punch! Your card is adorable! Thanks so much for the congrats it is so much fun!
Registered: July 18, 2006 Location: Beautiful, British Columbia, Canada Posts: 24365
Mon, Dec 10, 2012 @ 3:20 PM
That line of reindeer is fabulous!!! Haven't seen that MS punch - they flew off the shelves at my local Mike's the week I didn't go there - ugh! The EF is fabulous too! Great reindeer card on all fronts!
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