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A Few Last Minute Christmas Cards

I hope you all have your holiday cards already done and mailed out, but I am slacking as always.  I have a few last minute Christmas cards to share:
This one was made with the new DRS Designs Christmas Door Knocker image and some greenery made with the Tim Holtz Sizzix Holiday Greens dies.  I colored it up with some SU! markers and Stickles. 
This one was made with the Flamingo Palm Tree Scene in the background, some fussy cut shells from the new Seashell Christmas Tree image, and the new Seas and Greetings Greeting.   I used some funky fibers and pearls to add more texture to the wreath.  The window die is from MFTs and the wood grained embossing folder is from SU!.
I made a bunch of these.  I used several different fonts to create the quote from The Polar Express movie (hubby's favorite), I  watercolored a few lines on the left side an did some splatters.  It needed something else so I stamped the bells (from DRS Designs).  Some Stickles made the bells look a little better since they were over-stamped on the watercolor. 

Many hugz and well wishes!



  1. A super collection of cards Nancy, they are all beautiful.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

  2. TFS your 3 gorgeous Christmas Cards, Nancy. All your textures, colors and designs are really Stunning. TFS your details and the names of your products. I always have a wishlist after seeing your beauties, my friend. Merry Christmas to you and your family. Hugs..Nancy

  3. These are all so beautifully done!

  4. Your talent is fantastic, Nancy! Those first two cards aren't cards at all! They should be framed in shadow boxes or in some other way become annual Christmas home decor for the lucky recipients! And the evergreen border, bells, and schplatter on the third one are utterly divine!!

    Thank you for your visit and your lovely words! Mwah!! 🎄Happy Holiday Hugs, Darnell


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