"First Christmas Card"

Sunday, October 17, 2010

It's time to start thinking about Christmas cards. We, the wife and I, usually send out about 50 to 70 cards each year, so I thought I would get a head start.

Today I am posting a card that was done with an image from "Just-Rite Stamps". They are so simple to use and color that I just can't resist using them.

Here is my first card;

"Seasons Greetings"

Just about all of the papers used for this card were from "The PaperTemptress". The papers used were "Gold Sparkle #111"for the matting on the image and sentiment, "Heavenly White"for the image and the sentiment, and "Red Pepper Columns" for the card body. The flower is from "Prima" it adds a nice touch.

The other paper that I used was the holly background paper from "BoBunny" called "St. Nick Holly Berry". It's a very nice double sided paper with stripes on the other side.

The image of course was colored with my trusty Copic markers. The colors used were;

Face; E000,E0,R20
Suit and Hat. R22, R24,R27,R29
Hat Trim; BG10
Beard; C01

It's a fairly simple card, but it's not one that I will send to everyone. Only the people that I know would enjoy a hand made card.

That's it for today, now back to my "HoneyDo List"

Hope you enjoy todays card. Your comments are always welcome.

Have a GREAT DAY!!!

Bob L.

11 Response to ""First Christmas Card""

  1. Sheri says:
    October 17, 2010 at 10:18 AM

    Well..that is just gorgeous Bob! I love the traditional feel to the card!

  2. Crazystamper says:
    October 17, 2010 at 11:04 AM

    Very lovely card Bob! Cheers, Lora Sinkler-Lake www.crazystamper.typepad.com

  3. Karen's Fun Blog says:
    October 17, 2010 at 11:25 AM

    Love your card Bob!! : )

  4. Karen's Fun Blog says:
    October 17, 2010 at 11:26 AM

    Love your card Bob! : )

  5. andreams says:
    October 17, 2010 at 11:27 AM

    WOW ... your card is beautiful!!!!

  6. Kathy Billings says:
    October 17, 2010 at 12:12 PM

    Absolutely beautiful!!!! I love this image, where can I find this stamp Bob? Is there a web site?

  7. Alicia says:
    October 17, 2010 at 12:31 PM

    Holy Wow Bob- That is stunning!!! *Hugs*

  8. Deanna says:
    October 17, 2010 at 2:54 PM

    Bob your card is beautiful.

  9. Linda Grady Says:
    October 18, 2010 at 2:37 PM

    What a beautiful Christmas card. It will be treasured!

  10. Sara says:
    October 25, 2010 at 1:28 PM

    Oh Bob, I love the Vintage Feel of this card! It is perfect! I totally understand about sending out that many cards and it is so hard to make that many when you know some just plain out don't appreciate the time and effort that go into them! Still working on the honey do list, huh? It never seems to end, does it! LOL! Happy Creating! Sara

  11. Maria says:
    October 26, 2010 at 2:57 PM

    What a beautiful Christmas card Bob. Love the vintage feel to it and your colouring is wonderful. I want to also thank you for participating in my blog candy.

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