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Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Unconventional Christmas Card - I Think!!!!


When I think of Christmas I normally do not think of farm tractors but, yes there is always a but!!!!! My brother in law is a farmer and works so very hard to make certain that there is food on the tables of so many people just like so many other farmers in this country!!! I some times think we take these men and women for granted and when I saw this image it just screamed out to me that I had to make a card for my in-laws and use it.  The image is from Stamping Dragon Designz and you can get them at the Digital-Ink Co.. All of there stamps for the month of December are half off.  What a deal!!!!!!! Anyway getting back to the design of the card.  Living in Wisconsin and knowing what kind of machinery my BIL uses I had to make this tractor a John Deere. The John Deere plant is about 1 hour from my house and you can not go past a farm around here with out seeing one in use.  I wanted to make the card look like the tractor was sitting out in the field with a bit of snow on it so the stickles came out and also some glaze to shine up some parts.  I think they will be jazzed by the end result!!!! 



Off to get some work done!!! Thanks for looking!

9 comments:

  1. This is ace Kym love it. I know what the ol John Deeres look like too being in the middle of the countryside over here and my James is a farmer too and he loves em.
    Cracking card hun well done I'm sure he'll love it.
    Sam x

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  2. Great card! Are you left handed? I had to ask, my friend Kym is and she lives in WI. You both spell your name the same. I think I saw someone else have it too.

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  3. What a great and different Christmas card... your work is fabulous as usual....

    Harriet

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  4. Kym.. I love love love this.. it is AMAZING.. your work has so much detail and depth.. I think this is wonderful.. :)

    ~thanks for the sweet comments on my blog.. I LOVE shoes too.. :) that's why I keep creating digital shoe stamps.. HEHE.. HUGS

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  5. Kym this is fantastic the drawing came from one of my dads tractors he would love this so much awesome job I am snagging it to show on my Blog :)
    Hugs Janette
    Stamping Dragon

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  6. Hey, Teammate. So nice of you to stop by and say hello. Your work is spectacular. I like the I Miss the Sunshine. That could me sitting on the beach.
    I'm sure we'll be seeing lots more of each other.
    OMG! you live in Wisconsin, Brrrrrrr.

    Jeanette

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  7. Hey Kym, Sam told me to come see your tractor, glad I did, wow, you did a fantastic job on this..talk to ya soon.
    hugz
    stitchy

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