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Thursday, September 16, 2021

PLAID CHRISTMAS

CAS Christmas wants "plaid" as the main theme for their challenge this month.  I have hoarded this gold/kraft cardstock for way too long and so today I broke down and used it.  It's difficult to see the plaid on the cut out leaves so used it in the background of my photo.

First I created a plaid background with a die using the same color card as the base.  I die cut the wreath three times and layered it on the kraft background.  Die cut the large sentiment from some gold and also kraft so I could give it a shadow effect.  Added the black sentiment and a few red enamel berries and done.  I considered not using the plaid background for the wreath, but felt it needed a bit more texture.  Maybe not CAS enough for this challenge, but I'm happy with it.


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15 comments:

  1. The golden kraft leaves are gorgeous! Your attention to details created an elegant card! 💕

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  3. Is that the Target paper we got years ago? Love it as a wreath, Betty!! So gorgeous on the plaid kraft background with all the red berries!!

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    1. Yup - how many years have I hoarded that paper????

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  4. Absolutely gorgeous card, Betty! You've inspired me to use that paper pad, so I'll be casing this card!

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  5. Stunning Betty...I still have some left too.

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  6. Wow this is stunning and your card looks so noble.

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  7. Super gorgeous Betty. Love the subtle plaid on your wreath

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  8. Gorgeous card. The wreath is so pretty in the gold/kraft paper and looks great on the plaid die cut background.

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  9. AMAZING card Betty! The gold plaid is gorgeous and makes the most beautiful wreath! Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Christmas!

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  10. Well, I think this card plenty CAS enough for this challenge, Betty! I can see why you hoarded this gorgeous paper...it's really perfect for your wreath! Thank you so much for playing along with us at CAS Christmas!

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  11. Betty, could you please tell me who the Merry Christmas die is by. Thanks so much. JoAnn

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  12. Betty, this is stunning, very clever of you to think to use that plaid and cut out that beautiful wreath with it. I had to check a paper pad that I have that is also kraft and gold...nope not the same, couldn't find plaid, but it did inspire me to leave it out on my desk and use the dots, stripes from the pad etc! Thank you so much for sharing this card with us at CAS Christmas!

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  13. Wow, that gold plaid paper is gorgeous. I love the effect of the wreath and the embossed background Thanks for joining us at CAS Christmas.

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  14. Betty... this is an absolute gorgeous wreath. Using the plaid paper was brilliant.

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