Saturday, November 14, 2009

it's beginning to look a *LITTLE* like christmas!

thanks to kazan's sketch #39!

lovely, isn't it?

for a while there, it was also beginning to look a little like i wasn't going to finish in time to meet this week's 2sketches4you deadline, but i pulled it off at the very last minute. here's my card:

(vintage sheet music and illustration from dickens' "a christmas carol"; patterned paper: love elsie & bo bunny, cardstock: coredinations; border strip: my mind's eye; sparkly branches: martha stewart; poinsettias & holly leaves: prima; brads: making memories; wordfetti sticker: 7 gypsies; ink: bazzill; pen: copic; adhesive: tombow monorunner)

loads of vintagey xmas bits, a few older scrapbooking products, plus a few newer ones; lots of layers, a little machine stiching, et voila! let the christmas card making begin in earnest...and also here in new jersey!!! :)

14 comments:

  1. Pure Christmas magic my dear ... love what you did with the sketch ... and that you managed to make Love Elsie paper work with vintage sheet music.

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  2. oh wow!! i LOVE this soooooooooo much!! that vintage image is PERFECT!!!

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  3. Wow, beautiful! Love the vintage look! :) Kathy

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  4. Love your vintage take on the sketch!

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  5. Love this sista...a ton...perfection!!!

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  6. Wow- what a stunning card. Love it Lauren.

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  7. I am envious of your sewing and I am chuckling over your "in earnest...and also here in NJ" joke :)

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  8. WOW! Beautimus card! Do you ever make more than one of anything, as in "mass-produce"? Or are you restricted by the 'bits' on hand?

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  9. Yahaha way to go starting those gorgeous Christmas cards Lauren..Your card is Gorgeous`
    loves to u all:)x

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  10. Gorgeous Lauren! I love that vintage image you used as the focal point, and your embellishments...perfection!

    (-: Heidi

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  11. Beautiful. I really love the vintage feeling to this card.

    Hug, Linda

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  12. This is so pretty!! I love this card. It is amazing what you do with bits of paper and LOVE the stitching!!

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  13. this is a gorgeous chrimbo card... is the image a page torn from a book? FEZZIWIG!! fabulous!

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  14. beautiful card and great image!

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