Wednesday, 21 December 2011

Handmade Christmas Cards From Friends

I have received some beautiful handmade Christmas Card from my crafty friends this year and they have pride of place on display in our living room.

Alison (Ali) sent me this lovely monochromatic card. I'm not sure what she used to give the snowy effect on the strip near the bottom of the page but it's really effective.

Anita sent me this cute snowman card - such a clever idea. Unless I'm mistaken the background paper is a piece of Scenic Route (Loooove Scenic Route and really wish it was still around)

Deirdre sent me this lovely rustic style card. Spookily when I opened the envelope having not looked at the postmark, recognised the handwriting or read the inside of the card I instinctively knew it was from Deirdre. Deirdre's stamping is amazing and so precise.

Jackie sent me this stamped snowman card. Love that sentiment!

Joan who runs the monthly crops I go to gave me this lovely little contemporary card. I think it may be made from Stamping Up supplies (although I may be wrong).

Linda sent me this Forever Friends decoupaged card. Impressed by Linda's decoupage. I always struggle cutting out the intricate bits of designs but Linda has done an excellent job with this card.

The other Linda gave me this pretty little card. I told her at our crop in November when she was making cards that I liked it - so at our December crop she gave it to me. LOL.

Lynn sent me this gorgeous turquoise card using a Lili of the Valley stamp. It is absolutely stunning in real life - so beautifully embellished. Lynn, your cards are always beautifully made and must take you ages.

Marian gave me this very sparkly stamped card. It is very glittery and perfectly purple.

Maria sent me this sweet little gingerbread man card and a tiny handmade felt gingerbread decoration to hang on my Christmas tree. It is so sweet and now hanging on the tree right at the front where everyone can see it.

And finally Sandra sent me this cute teddy card. The background has been embossed and then highlighted in gold.

Thank you everyone for my cards. If I haven't thanked you personally I apologise. I love them all and it's nice to have such thoughtful friends.


Lynn said...

What a lovely collection Karen. Glad you liked the three little angels. xxx

Sue said...

They are so pretty :)
Happy Christmas!

Alison said...

What a lovely collection of cards! My sister sent me packs of different colour papers all cut up into tiny bits - drove me mad, scratching my head what I was going to do with them! I thought the white looked like snow - pain trying to get it to stick though! Hope the glossy accents did the job properly, and not shed throughout the house! :lol: