Sometimes at Christmas you need a card that doesn't say "Merry Christmas" or "Joy" or anything celebratory - often for someone who recently lost a loved one and won't really feel like celebrating. For these friends, I like simple notes with a bit of a Christmas feel, just to write and say that you know they must be missing their loved one and that Christmas is a hard time for them.
I used the CAS challenge - inspired by a quote about music and wings - to design the theme of the card. It's also for the Featured Stamper - Mary (aka MaryR197). And for the Christmas Card Challenge which posted a theme for March to use stamps we hadn't used or had neglected. When I was browsing through Mary's gallery I spotted this card:
and it reminded me that I had never inked up my Language of Friendship set so thought I could do all three challenges with this set. Only problem is I used a red ink that was much too close to the red cs I punched the bird out of so it doesn't show up very well. I changed Mary's dp to an embossing folder, flipped the orientation of the card, and put my bird on a circle instead of a rectangle.
Date: Friday, February 22, 2013 GMT Views: 3152
Registered: June 14, 2009 Location: Fort Worth, Texas Posts: 8606
Fri, Feb 22, 2013 @ 6:50 PM
Very pretty Susan, and so simple! I haven't made my CCC13 cards for February yet, but this may be my inspiration. I think the only thing I would change is the orientation since my music ef is vertical. TFS
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