Extreme Cards and Papercrafting: Town and Country Extreme Christmas Card

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Dec 19, 2015

Town and Country Extreme Christmas Card

This year's extreme Christmas card's theme is Town and Country.


I am completely enamored of  the Gotham / Got Ham witticism.






Daughter #1 lives in New York City, daughter #2 spent the summer working on a sow farm, and we parents live in the suburbs.


The envelope is printed, and shows farm, suburbs, and city.




















The inside.  I was going for something smack in the center between snarky and offensive.

The words were printed first on each sheet, then the outline cut with the Cameo.

It took a while to get the settings right to cut those tiny building spires and the legs of the pig without tearing.

I put a white gel pen in my Silhouette Cameo to write the greeting on the blue card back.






This photo is on the back.  I created it with Photoshop, using the polar distortion filter.




The card stands when unfolded.























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6 comments :

Imagine*Mary said...

Loved your look back over the years and wish I had found your site years ago. But I won't give up and NEXT year I will follow in your footsteps, in the snow. Thank you for sharing!
Mary

Katydid Cards said...

Very clever card. It fave me a chuckle!

Robyn said...

super fun card. TFS!

cma21317 said...

FAB U LOUS!

Carol P said...

Thanks everyone!

Soraya said...

Very clever card.