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Sharp Family Christmas Cards!!


Red card base:  Papertrey Ink
Blue card base:  Papertrey Ink
Green card base:  Papertrey Ink
White Glitter Paper:  DCWV Glitter stack
ALL other paper is from The Paper Company's Value Packs 

Boarder punch used on white glitter cardstock:  Fiskars Threading water

Cricut Cartridge:  Winter Frolic, used for all cuts and all are cut at 3 1/2"

Embossing folder:  Cuttlebug Snowflakes A2 folder

My Pink Stamper stamp sets:  Christmas Wishes and Winter Punnies

Ink:  Stampin Up! Craft pad Whisper White

Queen and Co. Rhinestones (used as the bird's eye) 

 Card bases are pieces of 8 1/2" x 5 1/2" cardstock folded in half.  Blue layers of cardstock are 2 1/2" x 5 1/4" and white cardstock are cut at 2" x 5 1/4".

My ATG gun was used to attach different paper layers and 3D-Dots are used to attach the Cricut cuts to the cards.  

All cards fit in A2 sized envelopes.

Happy Crafting!!!!


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