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Welcome to my Christmas blog. If you arrived here from my other blog, Gracenotes For Today then you already know all about my love for cardmaking, home dec items, sewing projects and graphic design.

This site will host anything with a Christmas theme, either NEW or that was previously on the Gracenotes For Today site. Also, to the above list, I will include some of my poems that are perfect for use with cardmaking.

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~ Grace

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December 17, 2015

Christmas Train

Sending Christmas Fun!

This is a special card for a very special little boy. Daniel loves trains and I hope he will get a kick out of this one. It features HIM as the train engineer (teddy bear version), pulling a load of Christmas presents and of course, his parents too.

Christmas train card, full spread, designed by Grace Baxter
3-Panel Children's Christmas Card

Card size is 12" wide by 5-1/2" high.

The greeting spreads out across all 3 panels. Letters are shiny silver stickers (much easier than trying to cut my own).

And that's where the time-saving ends. There are many layers to this card. It's one of those projects that seems simple enough to make, but requires a lot of patience! View the video below to see the dimension and shine better.

Cartridges Used

Fabulous Finds:    Card shape
New Arrival:         Train
Winter Frolic:       Stack of gifts
Christmas Cheer:  Candy cane, train wheels

The family of bears are from a scrapbooking page I've had a long time. They were exactly the size I needed and their poses worked perfectly with my design vision.

I welcome your comments and questions!

1 comment:

  1. Those little bears are adorable and so perfect for this card. Just love it. I'm saving a screen shot for next Christmas. Actually, Grace, I'm thinking with a few changes, this is an adorable birthday card too. TFS. Merry Christmas.


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