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11/25/2014

Tue 25

Waiting For Santa

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As we get closer and closer to Christmas, it always brings up such special memories of being a child and the anticipation of Santa Claus on Christmas eve. This card has all the warmth and coziness of that special night. 

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I started by cutting the dark green rectangle just a bit smaller than my A2 card base. I adhered that with foam tape. Next I cut out a small yellow rectangle and sponged some distress ink on it to look like the inside of the fireplace and glued that down flat. Next, I added the fire place and mantle piece with some foam tape, then I built the warm cozy fire insde :)

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I then added the strip of gingham to the bottom for a border, and I added another of the mantle pieces to the bottom of the fireplace as well. Next, I added the row of trees along the top and, the greenery across the mantle. I decorated the greenery with some snowflakes and added the cute little stockings. I used some little scraps of patterned paper for the heels and toes of the stockings.  I didn't add a sentiment to this card, as there really wasn't enough room and I thought it spoke volumes without one :)

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I hope you all have a warm and cozy Christmas!

Hugs,

Kay :)

Kay Signature copy

 

Comments

OMG!! What a BEAUTIFUL card!! It really puts me in the mood for Christmas!! Thank you for the WONDERFUL inspiration!!

Kay,
This card is AMAZING! Love the colors and the craftsmanship. Very cute card!

So cute! Kay, you totally rock die cuts!!!

Fabulous Kay!!! LOVE it! <3

This is so amazing -- your work is just superb!

amazing!

This is die cut heaven Kay! Gorgeous!

OMG!! How FUN!! =) I have been playing with the Madison Fire Place Die I won and I LOVE it!! =) THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS THANKSGIVING WEEK!! =)

exquisite!!!

Oh my word!! This is just beyond gorgeous!! (Note to self: MUST GET THESE DIES & case this card😊). Lovee loveee just loveee everything about this card!! Thanks for sharing and you definitely did an amazing job. It screams happiness! Did I already say you did an amazing job?πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

This is such a GORGEOUS card! I love your reference to a child's anticipation of Santa Claus on Christmas eve...your fireplace scene really does tap on those memories! Beautiful inking/blending, and your color combo is perfect...a very special card, indeed!

Wonderful card! Your fireplace looks so warm and inviting! Thanks for sharing.

Katie B.

Love this beautiful warm cosy card! Everything about it is adorable ..right down to the gingham,and decorated fireplace ! Happy Thanksgiving ,Kay!

Kay,you are amazing!! WOW! This card is stunning...the details,the fireplace...love everything!!

This is darling.

Fabulous card Kay! Love all the little details you put on it.

This is the sweetest card - love it!!!

This is amazing. Would you please consider showing how you got the back of the fireplace - that really seals the card and gives it some depth. Thanks.

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