52 Christmas Card Throwdown


 Everywhere I look, people are counting down to Christmas!  Can we please get to Thanksgiving first?  I seriously have to get through one holiday before I can go to the next.  With that said, I do enjoy creating Christmas cards all year long.  Possibly a contradiction, but I think creating cards vs all out decorating are two different things! This have been a crazy year, so I am slightly behind on the Christmas card making.  Which brings me to another CAS card featuring the Yuletide Borders Thin Cuts.  I just love this set!  This version features Candy Apple Red and Evergreen.  I chose my colors based on the color challenge at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown.



My card is super simple to create and is a great way to use up some scraps.  I cut two of the borders in White Daisy cardstock and then alternated squares of Candy Apple and Evergreen cardstock underneath.  I added borders along the edges as well.  Great use of the scrap pile!  My sentiment was cut in Candy Apple.  A few strands of Silver Embellishing Thread and Bitty Sequins finish off the card. In case you missed the Yuletide Borders set previously, here is the complete set-

All supplies by Close To My Heart:

  • Z3893 Yuletide Borders Thin Cuts
  • 1385 White Daisy Cardstock
  • X6038 Candy Apple Cardstock
  • X6030 Evergreen Cardstock
  • Z4213 Silver Embellishing Thread
  • Z1263 Bitty Sparkles

I have also entered my card in the following challenges:
Craft Rocket Challenge-Christmas/Winter
Heart 2 Heart-Card Creations
Simon Says Stamp-Happy Holidays
Try It on Tuesday-Traditional Christmas Colors

Thanks so much for stopping by!

7 comments

  1. Fantastic. Adore your ethno Christmas card. You only used green, red and white colour. Well done. Thank you for joining us at 52CCT. Goga

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  2. Beautiful Christmas card!! Looks like a sweater I had when I was little! Thanks for joining us at Try it on Tuesday!

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  3. Absolutely stunning! So clean! Thanks for joining us at Christmas Card Throwdown!

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  4. Great Christmas Card! Thank you for joining us at Heart 2 Heart!

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  5. I love the simplicity of your card - and you may have convinced me that I "need" that set of thin cuts! Thanks for sharing with us at H2H :)

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  6. I love this, super bright and fun and above all very festive! Thanks for playing along with Heart 2 Heart Challenges (H2H).

    Brandi R.
    DT member H2H
    crzy4scrapbooking.blogspot.ca

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  7. Very traditional CAS Christmas card, love how simple it is. Thanks for joining us at MLCCB
    Tina dt

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