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Welcome! This is the place where I share my artsy and crafty projects. I am an evolving artist these days ... finding myself enjoying less of the cards and mini albums that I have made for years, and turning to art journaling and more artistic endeavors. I have always enjoyed some craft or other, and some of my earliest memories of my mother helping me make paper dolls and other crafts. I am now in my 60's and finding myself more passionately enjoying creating beautiful things and learning new skills and techniques and products.

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9/30/2008

CPS # 84 - A gift for you!

Just a quick post to tell you about my entry for CPS's sketch 84 this week. I loved that sketch, and since I was making Christmas Cards anyway, I couldn't resist making a card that's also a holder for a gift card.


The base is Bazzill cardstock, the patterned paper is by My Mind's Eye (LOVE their stuff!) Be Merry - Trim the Tree. The envelope is from an old kit of Anna Griffin stuff I got on QVC years ago. I punched a hole in the flap of the envelope so I could thread the ribbon through and it would hold more securely. Add some brown ink around the edges, a tag, and a bit of organza ribbon and you've got a great way to give out those gift cards this Christmas.

Don't forget this Saturday is World Card Making Day, and I hope to post a picture very soon of the RAK I'll be giving away over on Scrapbook.com during the challenges I'm hosting this weekend. We'd love to have you join us! Blessings y'all! Becky

5 comments:

Rleen said...

What a pretty card. I love how you tie the ribbon.

Linda Beeson said...

Fabulous use of the CPS sketch! Adorable way to give a gift card.

Lea L. said...

So soft and pretty...I just love the ribbon! Great job with the CPS sketch this week!

I am doing a RAK on my blog...come check it out if you like!

~Lea

Charity Hassel said...

lovely take on this weeks cps sketch!

debby4000 said...

fabulous card, gorgeous ribbon.