Friday, 7 December 2012

Silhouette Cameo Christmas cards

Hello everyone, and a very warm welcome to Shelly who is a new follower this week. I really appreciate the time that you spend looking at my posts and when you leave a comment or decide to follow the blog, it really makes my day!

Today I had some happy post from Ann at love making things


Thank you so much Ann. I love those gorgeous dresses on the card you made and I will definitely be putting the stamps and dies to good use as I try to get on with my Christmas cards. Ann has such an interesting blog and I recommend that you visit her if you haven't already found it.

I played around with my Silhouette Cameo today and came up with a couple of Christmas cards using a gingerbread man shape.


I cut some gingerbread men shapes out of Kraft card and drew on some features with a white gel pen and added some red bow ties cut on the Cam. Rather than just sticking them onto a card, I decided to cut a panel to go over them so there would be some dimension and they could be peeked at through the negative space


A sentiment, a flourish and some little hearts finished it off. I did ink the panel to take away the starkness of the white.


I made another version using aqua mist card and some little stars instead of the hearts




I'm going to enter this into the current Inspire me Friday challenge- anything goes,
 the Through the Craftroom Door challenge - anything goes,
and the Creative Card Crew challenge which is to use a star.

Thank you for stopping by.

Hugs
Carol x

10 comments:

  1. Beautiful cards Carol! Love the gingerbread men.xx

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  2. Love this card Carol! The gingerbread men with their bright red bows are ADORABLE!!!

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  3. Love your gingerbread men card...thank you for joining us at TTCRD this week.

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  4. What an excellent gingerbread man card. Love your design.

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  5. Great Card, the version with the stars feels just like Christmas... Thanks for playing along with us at Creative Card Crew.

    Hugs
    Elle

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  6. A really lovely design! So cute!

    Thanks for joining the Creative Card Crew challenge!

    Sheena
    xxx

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  7. Your cards are so lovely! Thank you for playing along at Creative Card Crew! Ani

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  8. Very sweet card, I really like that the gingerbread men are recessed into the next layer, it looks very neat!

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  9. Oh, so adorable, Carol! I have Sihouette Envy!!

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  10. I love the way you embedded these cute gingerbreads into the negative panel! What a great look! And those tiny red bow ties? L.O.V.E.

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Carol x

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