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Thursday, December 17, 2009

Lucia Gift Certificate Holder

Ok I know I told you yesterday I was done with Christmas!!! I guess that is why I should never show my hubby what I make.  After showing him the gift card holder for our nephew he said I should make something for Grandma.  Grandma is in her 80's and living on a fixed income. She has about everything she could possibly want but every Sunday after church her and her girlfriends get together and go to a restraunt and have breakfast so for Christmas we get her a gift certificate to the place she goes.  That way she can continue to go and she doesn't have to worry about where the money is going to come from.

I wanted to make it pretty so I used the Lucia stamp that again my buddy Lisa Cook gave me images of.  I am so thankful that Lisa was my Secret Santa this year!!! She blessed me with sooooooo much.  Anyway, I know that traditionally Lucia is suppose to have a white dress but I love pink so and had to change that a bit.  You will see this in many of my posts.  I am not such a princess but like the color pink on girl images.  I used a bit of stickles on her dress and on the candle to of course glitz her up!!!!! On her wreath of flowers in her hair I chose to use flowersoft instead of coloring with my copics like I did on the rest of the image.  I used my cricut to cut the swirl sitting behind her the cartridge was Stretch Your Imagination. Also my MS double loop punch to give the scallop edge.  I just know that Grandma will adore it!



Challenges:
Roses On Paper
Colour Create Challenge
Just Magnolia
Magnolia Down Under
S2G Paper Crafting


"Life's Beauty Inpires Me To Kreate"

14 comments:

  1. Wow! Grandma will love this gift certificate holder. What a truly thoughtful gift you are giving her in a really beautiful holder. Thanks for joining the Colour Create Challenge and have a Happy Christmas and blessed New Year!
    Sharon & the Colour Create DT xx

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  2. So pretty & elegant! Love the colors and accents!

    Happy Holidays!
    hugz,
    Suzanne

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  3. Gorgeous gift holder, love this sweet image and so beautifully coloured. Thanks for sharing. Hugs Jodie from Oz

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  4. Aw, what a sweet gift idea for your Gran. The image is so cute and you have colored her beautifully. The colors you chose are so pretty. Thanks for sharing your card with us at MDUC this week. Hope to see you back for our next challenge.

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  5. What a lovely gift! Beautiful colors and Pretty Tilda too!!

    Hugs,
    Patricia

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  6. Oh so cute. Perfect colouring. Great gift for someone. thanks for joining us at MDUC.
    mwah
    Trace

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  7. Suloinen Lucia-korttisi on kaunis--:)

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  8. GORGEOUS!! Loving the flowers in her hair! Thanks for joining Magnolia Down Under challlenges.
    Kristy x

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  9. Gorgeous gift card holder, thanks so much for playing along and joining us at Magnolia Down Under Challenges. Hope to see you back again next challenge. xx

    Hugs, Kel
    MDUC Site Owner.

    Wishing you a Merry Christmas and Happy and Safe New Year from all at Magnolia Down Under Challenges

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  10. This is beautifuL! and I love the gift card holder for your nephew as well!

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  11. Very cute gift card holder! Very nice colors and image for this creation.

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  12. What a lovely gift card holder, very pretty. Thanks for joining Shirleys2Girls at Twisted Thursday and Happy Christmas to you!

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  13. Oh, this is such a clever gift card holder. I love it!!! Great job!
    Thanks for playing along with Colour Create this week! Hugs, Dena

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  14. What a beautiful gift card holder for your Grandma! Fantastic work! Thanks for joining in at Colour Create!

    xx-Deanne

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