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Two Cards

Hi Everyone,

I have two cards today, trying to play in some challenges, one of which is soon going to end.

My first card I made for The Ton - gotta play in their first challenge! their theme is celebrate and yes they sure have a good reason to celebrate - they just had their anniversary and with all those gorgeous stamps they are selling they are going to be around for a very long time!


I used those wonderful peony dies - I just love them! They cut the glitter paper so well. I have tried cutting glitter paper before with other dies (won't mention the company) but it did not really work for me. Those cut like butter! I added the sentiment (also from The Ton) to a strip of black glitter paper and heat embossed it. added two blue gems.


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I recently bought that cute Avery Elle set with the tree in the car (because I need more Christmas stamps...) and it has been waiting to get inked up! I colored it with watercolor markers  and fuzzy cut it. The background is dry embossed and the snowdrifts are by STAMPlorations. And wait - the sentiment is By Ellen Hutson, of course - gotta combine those two companies!



I am also linking up the first card with:

The Paper Players - black, white and one more color
CAS on Sunday - black, white and one more color
Curtain Call - see inspiration picture

For your blog

I am also linking up the second card with:


Comments

Ina G said…
WOW! that peony die is gorgeous and I love the beautiful blue glitter paper you chose. Stunning layout. That cute little red car sure looks like it is struggling in all that snow. We are struggling with heat waive conditions here in Oz phew!
Nora Noll said…
Oh I am in LOVE with that first card. The blue peonies are gorgeous!! I also adore your second card with that fun car. Great design!!
Flo said…
Beide Karten gefallen mir sehr gut.
Die Schulter ist auf einem guten Weg, aber viiiiieeeeel zu langsam!!! (für mich ungeduldigen Typen*hihi*)
ende der Woche will ich mal versuchen Auto zu fahren, wenn nicht zu viel Schnee liegt oder es glatt sein sollte.
Liebe Grüße
papierelle said…
So so schön und wieder wunderbar gestaltet!!
Und Weihnachten im Schnee wäre auch mal wieder toll!!
Rosmarie said…
Sehr schöne und edle Farbkombi für die erste! ....und bei der zweiten muß ich schmunzeln!
Susanne Vargas said…
Die Blumenkarte ist echt super schön! Und das Auto samt Baum im Schneegestöber sehr witzig! Ich muss euch Leute sehr bewundern, wie ihr das ganze Jahr Weihnachtskarten basteln könnt - ich brauch jetzt erstmal eine laaaange Pause...
Darnell said…
These are so great, Cornelia! I especially love what you did with that peony design!! Hugs, Darnell
Bobby said…
Elegant and whimsical. Two fantastic card, Cornelia.
Monika/Buzsy said…
Fantastic cards Cornelia. Love the delicate die-cut flowers with the shimmery paper. So elegant. Thank you for playing along with us at the Curtain Call Inspiration Challenge.
Suchi said…
First card is dazzling and so gorgeous!!! Second one is so fun- love the snow and the dies used! :)
LeAnne said…
Wonderful cards....the first one in blue is STUNNING! What a gorgeous diecut! And of course, the second one is as cute as can be! What?! We ALL need more Christmas stamps, LOL! Thanks for playing with us this week at the Players!!
I love the Christmas card you've made and the stamp! Thank you so much for joining us at H:S Christmas Challenge.

Emma - DT Member
Anita in France said…
Goodness, that shimmery blue peony is stunning, Cornelia ... and your cute car with the oversized Christmas tree is just so cute! Good thing you needed more Christmas stamps ...!! Hugs, Anita :)
Unknown said…
The glittery peonies on the first card are gorgeous! Beautiful CAS card in cool and elegant color combination! The Avery Elle christmas stamp is so fun and cute and your card with it even more!
Have a wonderful week, Cornelia!!!
BożenA said…
:-)) Great! I love the winter landscape and the car lost among the snowdrifts. Beautiful contrast!

Hugs,
BożenA
Linda said…
Fabulous cards ...... love your little winter scene. Thanks for playing along with the HLS Christmas Challenge xx

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