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Twin Gingerbread

>> Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Hi Everyone,
My mind is in holiday mode right now.  I sent out my Thanksgiving invitations yesterday, and now I'm thinking Christmas cards.  I'm no where near where I should be in terms of being done making them,  so if you are in my same boat, here is a card to get your mojo flowing.
I used the traditional red and green colors of the Christmas season for today's offering.  The background paper was made using the Open Plaid stamped at an angle; this gives a nod to all those peppermint sticks that are popular at this time of the year.  For the sentiment I used the 
Merry Christmas Recipe Greeting and die cut it using a rectangular Spellbinders die. 

I thought since it was a recipe, I would embellish it with twin Gingerbread Boys, which I stamped, fussy cut and colored with Copic markers.  A white gel pen was used to create the frosting zig zags, and I finished it with a die cut piece of ric rac and plastic candy :)

Hmmm...Now I've got cookies on the! Well, I can't get ahead of myself.  I need to get rid of my extra Halloween candy first.  And speaking of Halloween, that's the theme of our

See ya there!




Julie- justwritedesigns said...

How cute, Karin! I love these little gingerbread men and they look super w/ their little green vests. Wonderful card!

Shelia said...

Great card, Karin! I really like the way you used the gingerbread boys!!!

Anonymous said...

Nice card, Karin!!!

Janett said...

Karin, I love it, the background is perfect with the green on the gingerbread boys.

Jennifer E. said...

Cute card! The Gingerbread boys dress it up nicely and the hard candy embellishment is perfect!

Sue said...

So cute Karin! Your gingerbread men do look good enough to eat! Very festive and getting me in the mood to think Christmas!

Kecia said...

Yummy! I love this card! The colors, the subject matter. Couldn't be any cuter!

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