Saturday, 8 August 2015

Christmas Card Club # 16 Lots Of Layers

Good morning everybody.  Time again for a card for the Christmas Card Club.  Hard to believe we are up to #16!  My Christmas cards are certainly mounting up nicely.  This time Lorraine asked us to show "Lots of Layers".

My Card

5" x 7" card base
white, red and red pearlescent card from stash
Snowflake Lattice e/f - Creative Expressions,Sue Wilson
Christmas Tree Greeting Die - Sue Wilson
A2 Bracket Borders One - Spellbinders.

This was such a quick and easy card to  put together.  I think I might simplify the layers a bit and use it for my bulk cards this year. ( I got five layers here - six if you include the base card!)  Mind you, I have said that with a few cards I have made so far!  I rarely used  traditional colours for my Christmas cards until the last couple of years but I have changed.  The red really does look very festive.  I won't be abandoning my non-trad colours altogether though.

If you have time please check out my sidebar for the blogs of my CCC pals and take a peek at what they have been doing but you will need to leave it until tomorrow.  I post my card early because this is the weekend I have three cards to post so I spread them out a wee bit.

Hope this finds you all well.


  1. Good morning Christine,
    Absolutely stunning, love, love, love, it.
    Have a great day
    Patricia xxx

  2. lovely favourite die of this release and the red and white looks stunning,with that fab embossing x

  3. A gorgeous card Christine, love the die and pretty embossed background.
    Lorraine x

  4. Morning Christine
    A lovely card, I love traditional colours for Christmas so this one really appeals.

  5. Gorgeous traditional card , Have a fab weekend, xxx

  6. Christine, I love this Christmas die cut and I feel one could do it in so many colours and still would look gorgeous. Love how you have used the border die too. Hazel x

  7. Thanks for joining us at MAWTT too Christine, xxx

  8. Hi Christine,
    what a very beautiful Christmas card.
    I love that tree die, as you don't need a sentiment with that.
    Your design and colour choice is wonderful.
    Wonderful embossed backgrounds too.
    Love and biggest hugs from my house to yours.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L.

  9. Hi Christine
    Fabulous card... Love that Die... Great minds think alike... Love the red....
    Hugs Sylvie xx

  10. Stunning card Christine, so elegant. Love this die and all your layers! Carol x

  11. Beautiful Christmas card Christine love the die


  12. Great card I love that die its gorgeous love the red as well Love and hugs Carole x

  13. A gorgeous card Christine for the theme this time. Love red and white, so striking and very festive. What beautiful dies and embossing you have used here too.

  14. A fabulous diecut Christmas card. Thanks so much for joining in the fun with the Fab 'n' Funky girls this challenge. I LOVE what you did for the challenge. Look forward to having you join us again soon. Hugs, Wends x Fab 'n' Funky DT

  15. A popular die, but I can see why with stunners like this! Great for Lorraine's challenge. Zx

  16. I am falling in love with this die Christine and the way you have used it is totally stunning. Hugs Rita xxx

  17. Beautiful work Christine - that die is so popular right now. I especially love the red and white colour scheme you used on this one Karen x

  18. fabulous die Christine - not seen it before myself! Looks wonderful! Hugs Rachel x

  19. Stunning! You cannot beat the crisp colors of red and white!!
    Sandy xx

  20. Simple and elegant Christine x

  21. Beautiful card Christine. Haven't even started Xmas yet as stuff is packed :( x

  22. Beautiful card Christine, very elegant and love the red! hugs Carole Z X

  23. Super layering and wow doesn't the red show off the white design perfectly. Hugs Mrs A.

  24. Hi Christine
    Love this die so its fab for me. Had to smile that we have both used it with the same embossing folder lol!
    Love red at Christmas.
    Best wishes.
    Ang x

  25. Hi Christine, sorry to be so late in visiting to enjoy this lovely red & white card. I LOVE that die cut word tree, and the embossed folder behind it - is just gorgeous. Also loved the S/B border treatment. One of my favorite looks...and so pretty on this beautiful card. TFS & Hugs

  26. I so want to get hold of the Christmas Tree die for my church's Christmas cards that we give to a local service group each year when we give them an appreciation lunch just before Christmas - but have hitherto been unable to find one for sale. Do you know where I can get one? Helen


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