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Sending Christmas Hugs!

Hello my Crafty friends, Candice here with you these few days before Christmas!  I hope you have everything all ready and are just relaxing and enjoying your holiday!  I have a very non-traditional Christmas card for you, mainly because I am ready to make spring cards already!


All the cute products I used for my card I got from Butterfly Reflections, Ink store:
I began my card by creating an 8 1/2 x 3 1/2 card base which is a great size for standard and 9A envelopes.

For the background, I first embossed the stitched clouds, heat embossed the snowflakes background in white and then lightly inked with squeezed lemonade, spun sugar & milled lavender oxide inks.

Next, I stamped the sentiments in versafine black ink from the Peek-a-boo Balloon & Christmas Is Coming stamp sets and trimmed into banners.

I then stamped the images from the sets listed above, colored with copic markers, and cut out using the coordinating dies.  I layered many of them with foam tape to give depth to the images against the sky. 
To finish the card, I added some stickles to the lights and added a few pastel sequins.

I hope you are inspired to try non-traditional colors AND images for your next Christmas card!

Thank you so very much and Have a very Christmas and Happy Holidays!

Candice

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