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Tuesday, December 21, 2021

A shaped Christmas card

Hey crafty friends - I'm sharing at Die Cut Divas today with my first card, plus I have a bonus card here for you!! Our Diva challenge this month requires a Winter/Christmas project with the option of making a shaped card. Frantic Stamper is sponsoring this challenge and generously donated a lovely Christmas die bundle! Be sure to check out the details at DCD - note: prize drawing is only for US-based participants.... Here's my shaped card:

Supplies: Paper - Sunny Studio Holiday Cheer;
Neenah Classic Crest Solar White
Dies - Sunny Studio Santa's Stocking (at FS here)
and Lacy Snowflakes (at FS here)
Spellbinder's Snowflake Splendor (at FS here)
Other - SSS Reverse sentiment, Parklane gems

I couldn't resist this darling stocking die set! I formed an A2 shaped card by not cutting the stocking through the top edge of a top fold card. Then I die cut & added the layers - such fun!!

Frantic Stamper carries a wonderful selection of brands, plus I love their brand's products! My intention was to make another shaped card with a beautiful vintage Santa (Believe in the Magic and Wonder) stamp using the coordinating die. I put the set somewhere and couldn't find it when it came time to create - does that happen to you? So I went with a simple yet effective Christmas coverplate die, not a shaped card, for my bonus. While both dies are new, I'll link the stocking card to Christmas Kickstart (If It's Christmassy) and the coverplate card to Darnell's NBUS Challenge.

Dies - Frantic Stamper Christmas Words Card Panel

That's it for today. Are you ready for Christmas? I got the last of my Christmas cards mailed yesterday but haven't baked a single cookie yet....maybe tomorrow? Thanks for the well wishes for my mom - she came home from rehab Thursday then had to get cast #4 on Friday. Luckily cast #5 can wait til the new year! She's so happy to be home for Christmas!!

The December Diva Challenge ends 12/31 at 9pm Pacific Time; hope to see you in the gallery!!



CinnamonSally said...

fabulous stocking card Linda, such a fun shape, and that coverplate die is lovely in the green shades.

JoAnn said...

Love your stocking shaped card, so cute. The coverplate you used on the 2nd card is perfect, love it too. It covers all the greetings for Christmas.
Thanks for visiting my blog and your lovely comment.
Have a great week and a very Merry Christmas. ((hugs))

!neke said...

Great stocking card !!!!
groeten Ineke

HilaryJane said...

Love your cards and I am so glad your Mum is making progress. Have a very special Christmas xx

Betty said...

such a cute stocking card, Linda - and so pleased Mom is doing well - and thanks for the pretty card which arrived yesterday!

Jean said...

Both are festive and creative! Yay for your mother's progress. Have a lovely holiday!

Greta said...

How wonderful your mom got to go home before Christmas! I hope she continues to progress well & that you all have a lovely holiday. Just love the adorable stocking card & a great cover plate for your 2nd card!

Darnell said...

I love that polkie-dotted stocking card, Linda, and the cover plate die makes a QACAS and festive card design, too! Thank you for sharing with everyone at NBUS! I'm so sorry to hear that your mom broke her leg and is having to deal with constant cast changes. I wish her - and you - all the best with her recovery. And thank you for the extraordinary card I received today! The slimline pink, silver, and gold ornament design is elegant and professional and gorgeous! Holiday Hugs, Darnell

Dawn T said...

gorgeous shaped card Linda. Just adorable

ionabunny said...

Oh Linda, your stocking card is just adorable. Hugz

Michelle N. said...

That stocking card is so darling! I love the coverplate die also, as it will make lots of simple but elegant cards!

Rosemary said...

great set of cards, linda... the stocking card is so cute!

Dotty Jo said...

How happy will the lucky recipient be when they see this little beauty! Gorgeous card, Linda. Thanks for playing again at Christmas Kickstart, Jo x