I joined the Holiday Cards and Gifts Blog Hop created by Scrappin Thirdeeschik and hosted by Jamie.
You're welcome to hop from one blog to another, to get lots of inspiration and to feel the holiday spirit.
Don't forget to leave a comment wherever you visit, and maybe you'll win a candy on the way...
If you get lost along the way, here is a list of all the participating blogs:
-Jamie at Glitter, Stamps, and Paper, Oh My http://www.glitterstampsandpaperohmy.com/
-Jessica at Overjoyed Scrapper http://overjoyedscrapper.blogspot.com/
-Jill at The Scrapoholic http://thescrapoholic.blogspot.com/
-Stacey at Stacey's Creative Corner http://staceyscreativecorner.blogspot.com/
-Mandy at the Polka Dot Spot http://stamping4u.blogspot.com/
-Nikki at The Glamorous Side of Scrapping http://www.theglamoroussideofscrapping.blogspot.com/
-Crazy about Cricut at http://www.crazyaboutcricut.blogspot.com/
-Nicolette at Beyond Scrapin http://www.beyondscrapin.blogspot.com/
-Liz at Skittles and Scrapbooks http://skittles-and-scrapbooks.blogspot.com/
-KarelJ at One by One the Flamingos are Stealing my Sanity http://karelj.blogspot.com/
-Sandra at Sandy's Scrapbooks http://sandysscrapbooks.blogspot.com/
-Kristin at Lil Sweetpea's Place http://lilsweetpeasplace.blogspot.com/
-Meighen at Scrappin_3rdeeschik http://scrappin3rdeeschik.blogspot.com/
-Ellen at Card Monkey http://cardmonkey-business.blogspot.com/
-Jennifer at Crafty Card Gallery http://www.craftycardgallery.blogspot.com/
-Denise at Dee's Designs from my heart http://deesdesignsfrommyheart.blogspot.com/
-Jesi at Jesi's Things http://jesisonaroll.blogspot.com/
-Dorly at Moderna Art & Designs http://modernadesignsart.blogspot.com/ - YOU ARE HERE
We don't celebrate Christmas in Israel.
Actually, until yesterday the weather here was so warm and sunny (even in December!) and now it's getting rainy so we're wearing more than a T-shirt…
All of you who have snow piling up your doorway - don't be jealous.
At least you have enough water in your country, and you can enjoy the lovely sight of snow, so white and elegant (unless you're stuck in traffic… lol)
I made quite a few Christmas cards for family members and friends who celebrate it.
You can see several of them in my former posts, and I promise to show a few new ones in the following posts.
This is my Christmas Card #7, with a large Christmas snowy tree and a special motif of interlacing ribbon.
This card has a white CS as its basis.
The next layer is a green canvas textured CS, its edges distressed for a Shabby Chic look.
Then there's a shiny gold paper, and a piece of patterned paper (from my stash) in shades of gold and green.
There are 2 main motifs on this card - the snowy tree and the interlacing ribbon piece.
For the interlacing ribbon piece I used black canvas textured CS.
Both its edges were punched with EK Success Binding Edge Edger Punch.
Then I used a narrow green satin ribbon, interlacing it from one side to the other all the way down, and simply tying its ends.
For the snowy tree I used Michael Strong's Cloisonné Christmas Tree stamp (large).
I stamped it on black canvas textured CS, then I heat embossed it with white EP, cut it with nail scissors and glued it 3D for extra dimension.
I also added clear, green and red blings, to add some Christmas glam.
Take a closer look at the side view of the card, to see how attaching these 2 motifs with 3D foam tape creates nice shadows on the card's background.
(You can enlarge each photo by clicking on it)
Now hop over to your next stop, Jamie's blog at Glitter, Stamps, and Paper, Oh My
I hope you'll find it inspiring. Merry Christmas!
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Challenge 60 - Snow for Totally Gorjuss (17.12.10) .
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Snow Much Fun for Daring Cardmakers (17.12.10) .
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Thanks for stopping by, I hope you enjoyed. Have a creative day! Dorly
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