Friday, December 14, 2012

Christmas Cards

This year I made my Christmas cards.  I found a couple ideas on Pinterest.  Again, I only used papers I already had around the craft room.  I have to use all this stuff up, so I can have an excuse to buy more. ;)

 I really liked making this card.  I got to use my Cuttlebug, Cricut and MS scoring board.  It has so much texture.  
I found this word art on Pinterest.  I cut it into a tree and layered it onto an embossed piece of cardstock. I then added a star, bling and a bit of ribbon to finish it off.  
 OK, these were my favorite to make.  I am taking a mix media/painting class and these were 
one of the techniques.  I made watercolor cards.  
Each one is a little bit different.  So cute!

While at the November crop, I saw a lady making these nativity cards.  So I borrowed her Cricut cartridge and cut some out to make at home.  I like this one because it represents the true meaning of Christmas.

Luke 2: 2-20

The Birth of Jesus

In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while[a] Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to their own town to register.
So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David. He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him and was expecting a child. While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for them.
And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified. 10 But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. 11 Today in the town of David a Saviorhas been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. 12 This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.”
13 Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying,
14 “Glory to God in the highest heaven,
    and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.”
15 When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let’s go to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has told us about.”
16 So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger. 17 When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them about this child, 18 and all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said to them. 19 But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart. 20 The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things they had heard and seen, which were just as they had been told.

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