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Saturday, 12 November 2011

Christmas Tree

Nearly didn't put this card on here as I can't get the colours to look right either by scanning or camera!
The embossed paper is a lovely bronze/gold, not the greeny colour it looks here. I am trying to use up things I have had a long time, I have a large box full of metallic /pearl type papers that I haven't used any of for ages, used to be able to buy large boxes or rolls of papers from a local paper mill that had a shop for a while, not sure if the actual mill is still in production now. I have not bought any Christmas papers or embellishments this year (just a few stamps!) so I am trying to use up old supplies. The gold metallic ribbon I have had for ever , it looks nicer really than it does on here. The stamp was on a sheet of free stamps from Creative Stamping and I think its lovely. plus no colouring needed !I have made 9 of these tonight, one got scrapped because the cat came in with wet feet and walked across it and another got glue on the front of it. Beginning to think I might manage to get enough cards made after all.


  1. ooh i love the stamp.. a beautiful tree ..Isn't it frustrating when our pics don't do the cards justice
    Lisa x

  2. Beautiful card Joan, know how you feel about the photos. Yvonne x

  3. A beatuiful card Joan, I know what you mean about no stamping, occasionally we need to use up our stash. I do like your card, thanks for your continued support of MMM.

  4. A lovely card Joan, gold is always hard to capture through the lens of a camera.

  5. A lovely traditional card Joan I know what you mean about colour reproduction causes me problems too.
    Thank you for joining Make My Monday always a pleasure to see your creations.
    Suzi B :D

  6. Joan, I know myself that colours sometimes are not true to life but I am glad you shared your card with us as it is too beautiful not to be shared.


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