Retro Sketches #22


I am still building on my Christmas card stash.  This card is based on the sketch challenge this week at Retro Sketches. I cut my decorative shape and layers with the Cricut Artiste cartridge.  The shape is meant to be part of a mini album.....it works great for cards as well though!  Here is the original sketch-


All supplies by Close To My Heart:
Z1790 Cricut Artiste*
G1043 Pear & Partridge Cardmaking Kit*
1282 New England Ivy Cardstock*
Z2503 Basics Pigment Ink*
Z2502 Enchantment Pigment Ink*
Z1760 Burlap Ribbon*
Z1387 Wooden Buttons

*All items will be released 8/1/12 in the new Fall/Winter Idea Book!

I have also entered my card in the following challenges:

2 Sisters -Christmas in July
ABC Christmas Challenge - Christmas 
Addicted to Stamps -Christmas in July
Hiding in my Craft Room -Christmas in July
Shelly's Images - Christmas in July
Stamp n Doodle -  Christmas in July
Sweet Stampin - Christmas in July
The Perfect Sentiment - winter holiday w/diecut border

Thanks for stopping by!


18 comments

  1. A beautiful, stylish Christmas card - the layout is fabulous. Thank you for playing at Sweet Stampin' this week. Tracey x

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  2. Lovley Christmas Card, perfect for our challenge this week at Sweet Stampin'. Thank you for joining us. Debbiexx

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  3. I really like your card. The burlap goes great with the look of the card.

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  4. Great job with the sketch Allisa and the burlap is a nice touch! Pretty!

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  5. You did a great job on this card. I really like how you used the burlap make it look country. Thanks for joining us at The Perfect Sentiment.

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  6. I love this card..seriously!! The burlap is just an awesome touch..great job. Thanks for joining us this week at The Perfect Sentiment : )

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  7. Wow, love this card! Great feel to it.

    Thanks for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

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  8. Such a lovely card. Nice sketch!! Thanks for joining us at ATSC. Good luck and hope to see you next time. Hugs, Nicole

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  9. Mmmm, so great, really warm and demented. Wait, dimensional! Seriously, do love that burlap and what a nice texture it adds!!

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  10. Beautiful card, thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin'.

    Pam x

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  11. Oh that is a beautiful card, Allisa. Great colours and stamp. Thanks for joining us at ABC Christmas Challenge. Love, Wilma

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  12. I am in love with this card! So many amazing things I just can't stop looking at it! Beautiful work! Thanks for sharing it with us at The Perfect Sentiment this week!

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  13. This is really well done. I love the shade of green you used. Great die cut layers. Thanks for joining us at The Perfect Sentiment. Hope to see you again.

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  14. Gorgeous card. Love the papers and your fabulous layout! Thanks for joining us at Perfect Sentiment.

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  15. Wow, what a stunning Christmas card. Perfect in every way. I love the layout, the sentiment, the beautiful papers... everything! Gorgeous! Thank you for joining us at 2 Sisters challenge blog this week. Good luck. Hugs, Jill x

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  16. Wow this is an awesome card. Love the burlap and your take on the sketch.

    Thanks for joining us this week over at HIMCR DT AJ~

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  17. Love the old world feel to your card!! Wonderful Chrissy Card!! Thanks for joining us at Hiding in my Craft Room
    Cheers Jennie DTM
    Jenscrapstoo

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  18. brilliant card LOVE the hessian too! Thanks for Playing along with us this time for our O for Open it up Challenge at ABC Christmas Challenge this time, hugs Samantha :0)

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