Sunday, November 15, 2009

Nativity Scene


Good morning everyone…. well… may i show you a “forgotten” card lol. Gee.. all week long i try to get over a cold and a double ear infection and i am thinking, something fast and easy to do would be nice.

Because of all the time that i used to make my “sets” for the new Magnolia ink #2 i am totally behind with my Christmas cards for my family AND friends. So, i picked out this cute Snowman set at i have purchased at the lovely Chris Franco (my TAC demo) and quickly made this easy card.

There is a little trick i use now and than if i do not mask images properly ooor if my red colors bleed into spaced they do not belong. Have you seen Copic  Opaque White? This paint is super easy to use and gives you a nice coverage on such unwanted ink spots – i have used it also for setting highlights on hair and clothes instead of the white gel pen. Here a i have added some to my snowmen and than added Stickles on top of them and onto the ground between the Liquid Appliqué.


Stamps: Snowman from the TAC Company
Papers: Neenah Classic Ultra white, Basic Grey
Punch: Fiskars Wavy Border punch
Embellishments: Liquid Appliqué, Stickles, Laces (Joann Fabric), Copic Opaque White paint


Debby said...

cute card and image !!

Moni said...

Gorgeous card, fab image and so love the papers! Great lace! Husg,moni

Tracy said...

I love that image! Your card is lovely

dolcreations said...

This is just so adorable Claudia. I ljust love all the sweet little things you do to make your cards so beautiful! Beautiful work Claudia!

Danielle said...

I love these snowmen - how cute are they!! Your quick & easy 'simple' card is still incredibly stunning Claudia - you have such great talent putting your cards together!
Hugs, Danielle

Bribrie said...

L'image du tampon est mimi, j'aime moins la dentelle, mais cela fait tout de même un superbe ensemble ! Bravooo

Chris said...

First, I hope you are feeling better today. :) It's no fair when "mom" gets sick...

Great tips on how to fix things, this looks so perfect...I always am amazed how you know just the right color, the right piece of lace or ribbon, etc...each card is a masterpiece! This is one I'd frame and bring out every Christmas.

Chris said...

PS. I meant to add I love the brown sheep...again, how clever is that? :)

Brandi said...

Beautiful! love it!

Elizabeth S. said...

Such a wonderful card!!

patzi said...

Deine Karte ist ja super süüüüß, Weihnachten kann kommen.


Melodie said...

Das ist ja wieder ein ganz entzückendes Kärtchen.
Liebe Grüße

Trudy said...

I love your card Claudia !
The colours and the image is so beautiful.
Hugs Trudy

HazelQ said...

Beautiful card Claudia, I love your coloring, the image looks gorgeous :)

Tara said...

Hope you feel better soon Claudia..... your card is stunning!
Hugs Tara xx

Loes Oorschot said...

Oh this image made me smile! Very very cute and a beautiful card too!

Loes xx

sandra said...

I would spend all hour to make one like that!lol.
You made great one!
I looooove this image.So cute!
And the papers are amazing!
Great details!

Leonie said...

I totally love this card :D :D (like all your other cards *lol*). I hope you'll feel better soon!!

xoxo Leonie.

Riet said...

Wowww Claudia,what a beautiful card,i love the image and colours.
So gorgeous papers and details.

Hugs Riet.xx

Shirley N said...

Just gorgeous, Claudia! Thanks for the tips you use, too!!!

Kelly Schelske said...

It`s gorgeous Claudia! Love that sweet image!

Unknown said...

gorgeous card never heard of the opaque white what a cool idea - i have the same problem with reds they are the worst

LINDA said...

This is just gorgeous!! Love the darling image.. Very lovely!!
Hugs, Linda

Michele Spera said...

Hi Claudia
How cute is this!! Love the papers with the image:-) Hey is the copic white supposed to be really thick? I opened mine yesterday and it's really thick, can you add a touch of water to thin it if its not supposed to be that thick?
Really love the added trim behind the image:-)

marsha said...

This is such a stunning card! I love these snowmen and your layout.


doris said...

Die Karte ist ein Gedicht und ich bin (wieimmer) hin und weg!!!
Ich wünsche dir einen tollen Wochenanfang!!

Ganz liebe Grüße

Nannieflash said...

Hi Claudia, what an unusual image but so beautiful, I love the details youve put into the design, its stunning. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxxxxx

belinda said...

OMG Claudia, what a beautiful card!

Jacque said...

Claudia, what a lovely card!!! Those colors are so rich and regal...especially with all of the details you have added...Just lovely, sweetie...hope you are feeling much better this morning...Big hugs for you...Jacque

Anonymous said...

This card is beautiful. Great colors and a cute image

Hugs Jannie

Christine said...

Such a beautiful card. I wish my quick and easy cards looked that great. I am sorry to hear that you are not feeling well. I hope you feel better soon. Nothing worse than having deadlines when you are sick. Get as much rest as you can.

xoxo, Christine

Anonymous said...

I have long admired this stamp set, but have never seen it done up so beautifully!!

Anonymous said...

Such a gorgeous the liquid applique...and a super image.
Wonderful accents as always Claudia.
Carole x

scrappinpeg said...

Very sweet little Christmas card..... I love the adorable image!