Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Three little stockings

I have to admit, I am a fan of symmetry.  And the sketch this week at 52 (Christmas) Card Throwdown is a study in symmetry, so I pulled out my Christmas card supplies and went to work.

The stamp is by Stampabilities. I inked it in Colorbox Chalk Lipstick Red, and colored it with green pencils. The stamp actually is a line of four stockings, but three fit in the oval I wanted to use, so three it is.  I bought the scalloped border die back in February but have just started using it. I have a bad habit of letting craft supplies get old before I use them.

A friend of my always adds a pierced hole in each scallop and I decided to try it. I kind of like the look, how about you?


  1. Love your traditional colour combo and those sweet little stockings. Great take on the sketch. Thanks for playing along with us at 52 CCT

    Louise xx

  2. This is so cute! LOVE the traditional colors and the stockings are fabulous! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT! :)

    PS: I've got a DT call on at a new challenge I'm starting called House of Cards. If you'd like, it would be great for you to apply! :)

  3. Really traditional colours and images - a super Christmas card! Thanks so much for playing along with 52CCT this week!

  4. Such a fun and festive card Sandy - and I really like the pierced holes in the scallops!
    Thanks so much for playing along with us at 52 {C}CT, please come back soon! Ruth x

  5. Wonderful job with our sketch this week at 52CCT! Love those darling stockings and your traditional red and green. Thanks so much for joining us this week.


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