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    My wife and I started a tradition last year . We make custom cards to send out with an ornament attached that can be peeled off and hung on the tree.
    This is this years version. Six stacks of six 1/16 Finish birch with sparkly stuff on the star.
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    Rolf
    RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
    Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
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    And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

  • #2
    that's a nice idea...

    very nice...

    Trout
    Hawk G-4 Jetcraft
    Fish are food, not friends!

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    • #3
      Rolf, I love it!! Did you find the cards pre-cut that way or did you have to cut your own card stock?? I got the brainy idea of making my own Christmas cards this year!! They are pretty simple, but I waited a bit late and am now struggling to get them done. I scrolled the design in green card stock and put a heavy gold piece under it. Scrolled my initials on the back. Maybe next year I could start a little earlier!! Probably not, I'm the master procrastinator!!!

      I do like your your idea very much!! It's something the recipient can keep and use forever!! Can I borrow that idea for next year??

      Cathy in NE
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      Cathy in NE

      "While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about." - Anonymous

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      • #4
        Rolf, very nice and very good idea. If I may ask what did you use to stick the ornament to the Card?
        Chuck D


        When a work lifts your spirits and inspires bold and noble thoughts in you, do not look for any other standard to judge by: the work is good, the product of a master craftsman.
        Jean De La Bruyere...

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        • #5
          We've got some imaginative and creative members on this forum . Those are both smashing Christmas ideas, Cathy and Rolf. I may just have to copy one (or both) of you next year if I can get my act together.

          In my household it's usually a case of, "OMG we haven't sent the cards out yet!" .

          Gill
          There is no opinion, however absurd, which men will not readily embrace as soon as they can be brought to the conviction that it is readily adopted.
          (Schopenhauer, Die Kunst Recht zu Behalten)

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          • #6
            Those are both really nice ideas, Rolf and Cathy.

            Glad I'm not the only one who leaves Christmas cards till last minute - Sue would say not just Christmas cards ..lol We did manage to get the ones going overseas mailed ON the last day - others are still sitting here ..
            Ian

            Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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            • #7
              They both look really nice. That is a clever way to get your talent out to everyone you know too.
              I love reading all the tips and ideas I see on hear.
              Linda

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              • #8
                Cathy
                I really like what you did. I love the green gold combination.
                Last year I cut out a pattern in paper that I was just going to stick to card stock but then my wife suggested that instead of the paper to use a real ornament.
                We bought the card stock at AC Moore a local arts and crafts supplier, it was pre cut for 4 x 6 photos. It was a royal pain to print on the inside because the thick stock kept getting caught in the printer. (A snifter of Gran Marnier lubricated the pain)

                Last year I used a Scotch brand roll on rubber adhesive . It is used for mounting photos. The adhesive is not permanent and the ornaments peel off easily.
                The attached picture is last years card. Blank card stock, gold wrapping paper and green craft paper. I think the ornament is a BJ Holms design (one of my all time favorites)
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                Rolf
                RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
                Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
                Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
                And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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                • #9
                  WOW, what wonderful ideas,
                  Marsha
                  LIFE'S SHORT, USE IT WELL

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