Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Memory Box Die Christmas cards

Hello everyone,

Sorry to have been absent for a while but I have been coping with a nasty cold and stomach bug and therefore I was not not feeling very crafty. I have a card to share today that is a case from a card demonstrated in the Online card class by Jennifer McGuire

This card involved making a mask from the Memory Box Country Landscape die and then using distress inks to create the landscape. When the mask was removed, the snow horizon was exposed and I just added a line of stickles to give it a little sparkle.

I have some tall, thin envelopes that I want to use up so I made a tall thin card using the same die.

This time I used a portion of the die cut against some blue card that was inked around the edges. I added a silhouette stamp of  Santa in the sky and white embossed the sentiment before adding some ribbon and a bow.

I hope to get back to looking at my favourite challenge blogs soon, but I'm still feeling a bit icky so it may be a few days.

Thanks for stopping by
Bugs - sorry - HUGS!

Carol x


  1. These are both gorgeous! Hope you feel better soon.

  2. Lovely work! Thanks for stopping by Hill Country Mysteries.

  3. Glad you are feeling better. Carol both cards are gorgeous! I love the way the night sky looks so real in the first one . I also love the tall one and the sentiment is perfect for the tall card love the deep colors too. Great way to come back.. smile

  4. Hi Carol both gorgeous cards!! i do hope your feeling better soon!

  5. I hope you feel better soon. I love how you've used this die, so clever. Fantastic Xmas makes.
    Katie x

  6. Carol the backgrounds are perfect on both cards and I hope you feel better soon.

  7. A perfect execution of masking, what a beautiful card!

  8. Hope you are feeling much better by now Carol.
    Two wonderful cards and two new uses for my die - thanks for the inspiration, especially the second one, I have a Clarity Father christmas stamp that is similar and can CASE this!

  9. Have I been by and left good wishes for your improved health, Carol? I'm sorry if not. I can't remember anymore who I drug-commented (like drunk-dialing) with my laptop while in the hospital. If I haven't said so before, I'm sorry that you've been ill and I hope you are all over the ickies very soon. (I popped over to John's and left him some love. He's fun!)

    Now, about your cards, can I just say that the long, thin card is STAH-UNNING!! Totally pinned!

  10. Love these, simple and classic!!


Hello, and thank you for taking time to visit my blog. I would really appreciate it if you could find time to leave a comment before you leave.

Carol x


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