Thursday, November 22, 2007

Christmas Bookmark Cards

This is a card I made for the ladies who come to our church's Scrapbook ministry. Once a month, we have a crop night where everyone just brings their stuff to work on and we scrap and talk and have lots of fun. Tomorrow will be our Christmas wind-up. We wanted to give them a Christmas card and a bookmark, so I thought, "Why not make two-in-one!?"

The front is a simple sketch using Dashing designer series paper with Old Olive as the base and Real Red and Very Vanilla as accents. I used the Season of Joy stamp set (yes, again!) for the images (with Old Olive and Real Red ink). For the inside of the card, I printed the verse from Isaiah using Word onto Very Vanilla cs and cut it out first. Then I stamped on it before adhering it to the red matte. I glued the whole thing to the card, then I stapled some Artichoke ribbon to the top (it looks more like Old Olive to me). I used the perforating tool on my cutter kit to make a tearing edge so the bookmark can be removed. I made twenty-one of them (there were twenty-two cards, but my cutter kit ruined one!).The inside verse is Isaiah 40:31:
"Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not faint."

7 comments:

Crestajune said...

These are beautiful. What a great idea!!

dd2njoy said...

Oh Shannon,those are wonderful!! I'm making a couple of those for my friends that like to read too!
It's a neat idea!

Debbie/StudioBeeCreations said...

LOVELOVELOVE this idea...and Shannon...that verse is one of my most FAVORITE!!!....simply stunning!!

Living Beyond said...

Ohhhh - how exciting!!!!

Candace said...

What a great idea Shannon! These are really beautiful! I featured you on my blog this week! I'm sure my readers will be super-impressed with your clever ideas.

tyrymom29 said...

Love it !!!! Thanks for sharing !!

penny said...

I just love your Christmas card/bookmark. This is a wonderful idea for any one that likes to read. When they open their book, it will diffiently remind them of you. TFS!