Saturday, August 15, 2015

Christmas Cheer

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I really like the way today's card. The stamp is an old one by PSX. I don't know much about that company other then I have inherited a lot of their stamps. My husband's uncle's friend's mother (did you follow that?) had to be put into a home due to Alzheimer's and I inherited her Christmas stamps, punches and just stuff. I would say it amounted to 100+ wooden stamps and a dozen punches to name a few things. Some of the stamps are brand new, never been inked before.

So anyway back to my card. I stamped the basket onto watercolor paper by Strathmore and colored it in with distress inks mixed with water and a paint brush. I don't know the names for the papers but the sentiment is a Hero Arts stamp with red ink by Stampin Up.



Thanks for looking.

10 comments:

  1. Lovely card, Cindy. Great image with beautiful colouring.
    Joyce xx

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  2. This is so pretty.. I love the different colours you've used for a Christmas card. Thank you for sharing this with us over at Crafting with Friends. Would you consider entering this into our Challenge over at http://asnowflakespromise.blogspot.co.uk/ Sue DT xx

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  3. This is very pretty and pulls my nostalgia strings. Thank you so much for taking time to post your very creative art with us this week at Word Art Wednesday, in our 196th challenge.
    Blessings and Hugs, Carole

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  4. Pretty card Cindy! Love the image! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner!

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  5. Lucky girl, such a pretty card.

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  6. Thanks for playing in our "ANYTHING GOES + Image" Challenge #113!
    Sandi ♥
    DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
    and Pattie's shop
    Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

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  7. Hi this is a gorgeous card I love the flowers. Thank you for joining us this month at Not Just Cards . Hugs Jackie DT

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  8. What a beautiful image and great colouring ---Thank you for joining us at Crafting With An Attitude
    Carol DT x

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  9. Beautifully done, Cindy! I love the idea of 'watercoloring' with distress inks. What a great effect. I want to say thanks for playing in our "Anything Goes" challenge at Pattie's Creations this month and good luck. Hope to see you again. :-D
    NanaConnie DT

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  10. Gorgeous card!!!
    Thank you for joining our Wonderful Wednesday challenge at Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps!

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Cindy