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Friday, 2 December 2016

Christmas Card with Mirri Window




This card is the Winner @ Scrapping4fun
and
it's a runner up @Cuttlebug Mania
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Hello Bloggers,

A Christmas card today. Naturally :)

With one of my favorite dies - the very old Marianne Design Creatables Lr 0253 Open Book. Used as one piece or cut down into layers, it always turns out good. The Dutch text on the patterned paper reads "Happy New Year" and "Happy Holidays".

The background paper with a wreath comes from Action (a totally cheap chain store in Holland). I did not expect to find anything like that there, but... there we are. It's not worse than some expensive stuff :)

I like the effect the silver mirri board creates as the window. It picks up the light nicely and makes the whole scene more vivid. I think :)


Here is a closer look at the detail:

Used:
  • Marianne Design Creatables Lr 0253 Open Book
  • Marianne Design Creatables Lr0243  Candles 
  • Marianne Design LR0435 Creatable - Petra's Poinsettia 
  • Marianne Design LR0438 Creatables - Petra's Larix
  • Joy!Crafts 6003/0050 Vintage Flourises Holly
  • Joy!Crafts 6002/2010 Erica Christmas Window Ruler
  • Joy! crafts - Basic Set - 6002/0490-oval
  • Joy!Crafts 6002/0402 Mery’s Stencil - Basic Round x4 
  • Yvonne Creations YCD10053 Traditional Christmas Die Snowy Tree 
  • Nellies Choice Ild005 Interlace Border Die - Christmas Holly 

Challenges:
  1. Scr@p-Cards Challenge-Blog: Challenge # 91 - Kerst
  2. ABC Christmas Challenge: X is for Criss Cross (the twine and/or the garland)
  3. As You Like It Challenge: Favourite Gold or Silver (and why) - the mirri board used for the window creates dimention and light; another silver that I use a lot is for the candle light. 
  4. Cuttlebug Mania: Shine
  5. Dies R Us Challenge: Challenge #62 - Christmas
  6. Christmas at Sweet Stampin' Challenge Blog: Anything (Christmas) Goes
  7. CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS: Challenge 263 - Christmas Creations !
  8. Mod Squad Challenge Blog: Holiday Dimension
  9. Scrapping4funChallenges: Challenge 79 - Christmas
  10. Use Your Stuff: #243 Make a Christmas card or scrapbook page

Thanks for stopping by!
Lena

12 comments:

  1. Lots of lovely detail in this card. Thanks for joining AYLI challenge. Elaine

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  2. OH WOW this is absolutely gorgeous Lena! Love ALL the beautiful details! GREAT JOB! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘CHRISTMAS’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)
    DIES R US CHALLENGE BLOG
    DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS Please come for a visit.

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  3. Wat heb je hier veel werk aan gehad Lena, zoveel lagen en details te zien!
    Prachtig is je boek met kerst wensen en ook een prachtige poinsettia!
    Dankjewel voor het weer meedoen met onze challenge van Scr@p-Cards!
    Groetjes van Gerie en DT

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  4. A beautiful Christmas creation! Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations this fortnight! xxx

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  5. What a beautiful christmas card Lena
    Thank you four participating in the challenge on the scrap-blog
    Greetings DT Martine

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  6. Beautiful Christmas card you made :-))
    Thanks for playing with Scrapping4funChallenges.
    Hugs, Andreja

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  7. This is a beautiful card and so many amazing layers! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Use Your Stuff and hope to see you again.
    Tammy - DT Co-ordinator

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  8. Hi Lena
    Your card is beautiful with this gorgeous christmas flowers.
    Thanks for joining us at Scr@p-Cards challengeblog.
    Greetings, Danoesja

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  9. Beautiful card!
    Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
    Helen x

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  10. Lena, this is delightful :) Thank you for participating in our challenge from Dies R Us!

    Barbara
    Dies R Us Challenge Blog DT
    http://carterie-creative.blogspot.fr

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  11. Fabulous card and Thanks for joining in with our challenge at As You Like It & ABC Christmas challenge hugs Samantha :0)

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  12. Your card is just wonderful! I love it!
    Swissie

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