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Saturday, 8 December 2012

Red and White

Hello friends
I'm on a Die D-Lites roll!  
This little red and white gift card was created from Medallion Two
I chose not to use the outer shaped die template but just the inner one as an insert pattern.
Backed onto white cardstock it really highlights the intricate pattern.
It needs a sentiment stamped in the middle but as this was another one being 
sent out to Germany, I chose to keep it plain.
Also I'm a little hooked on using the tiny flowers from Homespun!

By this time you all should be part way through your Advent calendars.
Michelle from Southport sent me in some photos of her creations.
Firstly look at all these!
I'm not sure what you call a collection of Advent calendars...but WOW is good!
And Michele has been upcycling cheese boxes too....
Stunning butterflies.
Thank you Michele for sending the pictures along - I love seeing crafty creations.

Today I'm putting the finishing touches to my Festive Day class tomorrow,
a whole day of crafting with occasional breaks for cake, chocolate, Christmas goodies -
everything is calorie free at this time of year...right??
Have a lovely weekend dear friends.

18 comments:

scottish crafter said...

Hi Christine, your gift tag looks so elegant, plain and simple. Michelle's Advent Frames look amazing and I know how time consuming they are to make as I made seven of them. Have not tried the cheese box project yet but that is in hand.

Wilma x x

val jones said...

Hi Christine. I love the way you've used the Die Dlites on this gift tag.

Michelles Frames are amazing. Such a lot of work and fantastic results. Love the cheese box-really must have a go.

Val in Spain xxx

Susan Flynn said...

What a gorgeous gift card Christine! I am going to have to stop looking at your blog because I just went and Ordered the die and some other Spellbinders - £62 later!!!! Have a great weekend and your day tomorrow sounds divine! x

nmty said...

Hi Christine, what a lovely die, very pretty effect on this one. Well done Michelle it must have taken you ages to complete all the advent calendars. I like the cheese boxes two. would be great to use for homemade choccies!!

hope the class goes well tomorrow, wish i lived nearer so i could attend a class.

have a good weekend.
lv norma

lydia jordan said...

Morning Christine,
Love your little red and white gift card simple and very pretty.
Michelle has been busy wonderful creations.
Have a good class tomorrow.
Lydia
X

Bea said...

Hi Christine - I love how you have used this die and thanks for showcasing the dlites. What a wonderful display of advent calendars and the butterfly decorations are really pretty and remind me of summer to come[wishful thinking!].

Lucycat said...

Hi Christine.
Your gift card is really lovely,I love the red and white.
The advent boxes look wonderful, Well done,they must have taken such a long time.
Your class tomorrow sounds great,wish we could all come.
Take care. x.

Janice said...

Morning Christine

This is another lovely die! I'm really thinking I should be investing in some after seeing what delights you have made with them!

The advent boxes look amazing, lots of work there and the cheese box looks good too.

Hope you and your ladies have a lovely time tomorrow, sounds like a perfect day!
Janice x

Oksana said...

Hi Christine, a lovely die and I love how you have used it on your card, so pretty.x

Carole Z said...

Hi Christine, loving all the creations on show today! Carole Z X

hazel said...

Lovely tag Christine. Michelle's photos are amazing. xx hazel

Cornish Emma said...

Morning Christine, lovely little card, Michelle has been very busy, lots of lovely advents. Emma

Sue Yorkshire said...

Hi Christine

Loving your gift tag and so pleased you are on a roll with the die d lites cos I have ordered them and need some inspiration!

Michelle your advent calanders are amazing and I love the cheese box Michele.

Have a lovely weekend Christine, all the christmas treats are calorie free its just the little blighters get into your wardrobe and shrink your clothes lol
xxxx

nattyboots said...

Hi Christine

Lovely little card today,
Michelle must be very proud with her Advent Calenders and her cheese boxes they are lovely.

Little Christmas Treats ? Calorie Free ?
Wellll ? O.K if you say so .....


Have a nice time with your class
Elaine H X

melanie said...

Stunning little card and well done Michelle on your advent calendars .Melanie

Ita said...

Hi Christine very nice use of the die,I do not have any of them as I will not buy from C.C. after the way they treated Sun when they launched them.
Enjoy the class tomorow, must check your amazon page
Smiles
Ita

Elaine said...

Hi christine, another great card. Wish i was coming to the festive craft day !!! Have fun x
Elaine

AnneRD said...

A lovely gift card Christine, it looks so crisp in red and white. Wow Michelle, those advent frames are awesome, thanks for letting us see them. Anne

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