Friday, December 5, 2014

Elf Shoes


Today I have a couple "elf shoes" cards I've made for a good cause. The shoes were made from a top note die cut from Sizzix, and cut into 4 equal parts. You make the tops of the shoes by using a 1-1/4 circle punch about 1/2" from the outside edge. The stockings were random strips of leftover dsp (snippets) and the bows were done with a Punch-a-Bunch on silver embossed cardstock. I added some tiny stars done with a SU! mini punch, along with some silver candi dots to the toes. The sentiment is by SU!


This version was done just like above, only I used gold embossed bows, gold candi dots, and light green glittered stars. I'll be sharing these cards over at the Snippets Playground #153.



Calling all card makers! This precious little girl "Addie"needs to be flooded with Christmas cards as doctors have determined this will be her last Christmas. You may have heard about this on the news, but here are the details if you want to bring a bit of joy into this little girl's life.......along with her 2 sisters. I know my fellow card makers will come together and help out. The cards I've made today are heading to Addie and her sisters in time for Christmas. This story makes me realize just how blessed we truly are, and Christmas is the time to remember those who are in need. Please pass this on to spread the word, and let's give this precious child a Christmas beyond her wildest expectations!

Thanks for stopping by and make it a great day.

Carol

17 comments:

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful card designed with lovely colour combo as well as your gorgeous added beauties.xx
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Donna Hanley said...

These two cards are a hoot. Love them. Thank you for the notice about Addie and her sisters. Such a darn sad story and an unfair outcome for Addie and her family.

scrAPpamondo said...

Today you have made me smile and cry.... Thanks for both them
Hugs

Princess Judy Palmer said...

Great to see the elf shoes on a card. My friend borrowed my top note die and was explaining the elf shoe thing to me but seeing it all done up is much nicer.

Jean said...

Fabulous fun cards Carol, sure to raise a smile.
Jean x

jimlynn said...

SOOOO CUTE and FUN! Love these little elf shoes! I also just finished making an all pink Christmas card - and think it's going to have to go to Addie now!
Lynn

Brenda said...

Your card is adorable Carol, but this story is so sad and so unfair with all this family has been through. It truly makes you realize just how blessed we are. I will see about getting some cards out for this family. Hugs, Brenda

MaryH said...

Now this is the cleverest use of the Top Note die that I've seen in a long while, and what a cute & perfect snippet card for sure. I'll check out your link for little Addie, and hope I can do some 'kid type' cards. TFS & for providing the link to a very special little angel's care. TFS & hope you're set for a good wkend. We're s'posed to get rain. Was misty & dreary today. Big hugs

Sue from Oregon said...

These are perfect for Addie and her sissies!

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Very clever design, love the cards.

Love and hugs
Maarit

Di said...

Brilliant card Carol - gosh I do love those shoes :)

But what a touching story about Little Addie - life is so darned cruel. I'll be making and sending a card pronto! Off to check out the 'Giving' page too.

Hugs

Di xx

Mrs A. said...

What cute elf shoes and such a clever idea with the Sizzix die cut. will be sorting out a card to send to Addie. hugs Mrs A.

Donna Ellis said...

Aw, so many unwell children - I'm sorry to hear about Addie - thank you for letting us know. Your cards are adorable! Very cheerful, happy and festive! hugs, de

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

We will have to put this on our list of crafty things for next year, Carol. How fun. Maybe we can make oodles for the hospitals. Nice job! Just finished addressing my card for Addie.

Hettie said...

Gorgeous card there Carol. Now I need another die!!
xx

scrappymo! said...

Cute cards, CArol for such a good cause!

nwilliams6 said...

Wow - this is sooo sad. Does totally make you realize how blessed we are. Oh my! YOur cards are super cute. I will send one too. Hugz