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Distress Inked Christmas Card

It’s Christmas on my blog today. I haven’t made too many Christmas cards and in all honestly, only a few people get the handmade cards – while the rest gets a photo card.  Thanks to the Ellen Hutson Pin-Sights challenge Inspirational photo, (attached at the end of the post) I got all Christmasy.  I was inspired by the color and theme of the photos.

I watercolored the background with distress inks and well as the tree and lights. I added some subtle hits of shine here and there with Nuvo drops. (all supplies linked below). I enjoyed making this card while watching You’ve Got Mail in the background (which isn’t a Christmas movie – I just like it).

So what are you waiting for? Head over the Pin-SIghts Challenge and play along. A randomly selected participant will win $50!

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  1. Christine says:

    I adore this card. I am a sucker for purple. The colors are so bright which is such a nice change. I love everything about it.

  2. Tara Prince says:

    Such a pretty card! I love the colors!

  3. What fun colors!

  4. Maggie B says:

    This card is awesome Laurel!! Love the way you literally took the inspiration piece and ran with it! Thanks so much for sharing your special gift with all of us. ~HUGS~

  5. That’s such a great creative card !

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