Getting ready for Christmas!

Friday, 8 July 2011

At our Julie's Jems training session this week we were all about the dreaded C'word .... Christmas! It's only five months away, and considering I try to make all my gifts I really should start thinking about it now!

At least we got a couple of cards and a gift box done, so I can say I have started my preparations!



Here's one of the cards we made. In fact, they were both the same design but the other one didn't have the ribbon and Rhinestones.

We used the Ornament Punch to make the baubles from the Jolly Holiday DSP, stuck them down and stamped the sentiment before running it through the Big Shot with the Square Lattice Embossing Folder.



Hopefully you can see the quilted effect here.



We also made a gift box using the Pillow Box Dies. The two boxes were just slotted into each other (one was also embossed using the Perfect Polka Dots Embossing Folder) and this time we used a strip of the DSP to decorate and a bauble from the COntempo Christmas stamp set.



I might keep things simple this year and just make the same card and gift for everyone and mass produce these designs!

3 comments:

juliejules Friday, 08 July, 2011  

Was lovely to see you on Wednesday Gem, sorry I didnt feel to good! Jules x

SarahLP Sunday, 10 July, 2011  

Very lovely!! But must have been hard to get Christmassy in July! Think I'll bury my head in the sand for a bit longer.. ;o)

Donna Heber Thursday, 14 July, 2011  

Hi Gemma,

Gorgeous Christmas card and love the bow and bling.

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