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 This is my entry for the CFC2 challenge this week, which was to use twine and buttons.  Well, I needed to make some Christmas cards, so I did.  I started with some Cool Caribbean cardstock, cut to 5.25 x 4 inches.  I used my SU paper piercing set to pierce around the edges of the card, having the pokey side up for the front.  After that, I ran my Broken China Distress ink over top of the raised cardstock, and I also did a bit of sponging on the edges of the cardstock.  Then I took some Antique Linen Distress Ink, and sponged some ink on some other spots.  I took the sentiment (Inkadinkado) and stamped it in Broken China ink.  I found some hemp twine, and ran three lengths of is across the Cool Caribbean cardstock, putting it at angles.  I used a now retired SU set to stamp the poinsettia on Antique Linen Distressed cardstock, in Tea Dye and the over stamp in Walnut Stain.  Foam tape over a section of twine I taped together made  the focal point.  To finish, I cheated and used three button brads that I had in my stash on the bottom right hand side of the cardstock.  I took a white cardstock base, sponged Antique Linen Distress Ink around the edges, then I foam mounted the Cool Caribbean piece to the sponged card base.

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About Cardcrazed

I am a Christian, an empty nester who loves to make cards and ATCs. I also love to listen to Christian music.

Posted on May 17, 2011, in CAS, CFC2, Christmas card, Distress Ink, Inkadinkado, SU. Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.

  1. >So pretty! Reminds me of a beautiful serene beach. 🙂 Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!!

  2. >Great texture and interest with the buttons and twine and the piercing is really great! Thanks for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays – hope you'll join us again!

  3. >Really lovely! I love blue on Christmas cards 🙂 Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays!

  4. >Karen, this is fabulous! Love the textures and twines! Thanks SO much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

  5. >Great work!Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!Laura

  6. >Ooh, this is really pretty! What a great set of colors! Thanks for playing at CAS-ual Fridays!

  7. >Gorgeous card! Thank you so much for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays this week.

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