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If you're playing along you can check out the full list of rules HERE and the master list of challenges HERE. Today is day 3 of the challenges that the design team have come up with. You have until 12 Midnight EST on November 10th to get your challenge completed and linked up. So pull out some of your Core'dinations Cardstock and play along!
My challenge for you is Quick and Easy Christmas Cards, that's pretty easy and it's about time you started making your Christmas cards anyway, why not play along and be in with a chance of winning a great PRIZE. So, all you have to do is make ONE (or more if you like!) quick and easy Christmas card BUT you MUST use Core'dinations Cardstock visibly on your card. Link up your card using Mister Linky at the bottom of this post for a chance to WIN Core'dinations 12x12 Tim Holtz Kraft-Core Seasonal Impressions Collection.
So I just happened to use some cardstock from the Core'dinations 12x12 Tim Holtz Kraft-Core Seasonal Impressions Collection on my Christmas cards for this challenge!
I love the Core'dinations 12x12 Tim Holtz Kraft-Core Seasonal Impressions Collection because all of the hard work is already done for you, I love the texture of embossed cardstock on my cards but if I'm short on time the Tim Holtz Kraft-Core Seasonal Impressions Collection is a real time-saver! Here I just sanded it with my Sand-It Gadget, wiped with my Dust Buddy and inked the edges with Distress Inks - Antique Linen and Vintage Photo. That band of Kraft is actually the reverse side of the same cardstock!
I used a stamp set called Jingle Bells from Marianne Design designed by Eline Pellinkhof for most of the stamping except for the sentiments. I used a Core Tag, stamped the trees using Distress Ink Peeled Paint and the scripted text using Brushed Corduroy. I also inked the edges. The trees I die cut using Spruce Trees die from Crafter's Companion and Tim Holtz Kraft-Core Shattered Collection.
The sentiment I stamped using Jet Black Ranger ink and Holiday Poinsettia stamp set from The Craft's Meow. The natural twine came with the Core Tag.
I repeated the whole process using the same products for my second card apart from the deer head die, that's from Marianne Design (LR0177) cut from some more cardstock from the Tim Holtz Kraft-Core Shattered Collection.
I hadn't started out with the intention of making masculine cards but these turned out pretty masculine, which is perfect because I never have enough masculine Christmas cards!
Now it's YOUR turn to share your Quick and Easy Christmas Cards, I can't wait to see what you come up with!
Link your Quick and Easy Christmas Card here by 12 Midnight EST on November 10, 2013 for a chance to WIN Core'dinations 12x12 Tim Holtz Kraft-Core Seasonal Impressions Collection.