Friday, 2 January 2009

Some Away Time

Happy New Year to everyone! I hope you all had a fabulous Christmas and that 2009 is not causing too many troubles just yet. I had a very relaxing Christmas with my family... my 2 beautiful children were very excited with the surprises that Santa left for them under the tree. There is something very special about Christmas and little children isn't there?
I have been a very bad blogger lately... actually I have been quite disorganied. I only sent out my Christmas cards on New Years Eve!
I have some cards to show you today that we made at a class I had in early December. It was an Emergency Birthday Card Kit. We made 8 cards, with envelopes in a Bag-a-lope.

All the cards used the same stamp set-Eastern Blooms which is in the Summer Mini Catalogue. For these cards, I decided to use something that I have never used before- Kraft cardstock. I combined it with Blue Bayou and Cameo Coral- again a colour combo I have not used before. I added some Kraft Taffeta ribbon, Blue Bayou Double Stitched ribbon, White Grosgrain ribbon dyed Cameo Coral and some hemp Twine. I also made an amazing discovery- Sahara Sand ink matches very well with Kraft card. Sorry I don't have a photo of the Bag-a-lope sorry because I gave mine away as a Christmas gift before taking a photo of it!
I hope you like these cards.
More soon I prosmise!


Rebecca Ross said...

Chrissie these look great!! I have hardly done any blogging and hadly and stamping over the last month! *gasp*
I must get back into it with SAB in effect, I hope to be quite busy with workshops the next 2 months.

Robyn said...

Wow! How pretty are these! And what a great colour combo!

Stampers University said...

I absolutely love the color combination on these cards. Gorgeous! Very very very pretty!

Karen said...

Chrissie - LOVE THEM! Those colours look sooooooo yummy together!!


Nerine .P. said...

These cards are lovely Chrissie. I haven't got this set yet thinking I didn't need it, but I think you've changed my mind.

Andrea Clayton said...

Beautiful color combo! I love all your cards.