Easy, Elegant Thinking of You Christmas Card

There’s nothing better than getting together with family and friends during the holiday season. But what about those who are not able to gather with the gang?  Why not send them this easy, elegant “thinking of you” Christmas card! It’s Sunday, and time to play with The Paper Players!

easy elegant thinking of you card

This week, the talented Joanne is hosting our monthly Clean and Simple challenge.  What a timely theme she has selected: Christmas!

easy elegant thinking of you

But before gathering your stamps, papers and inks, don’t forget this is a Clean and Simple challenge. By Clean and Simple, The Paper Players mean cards that:

  • Have minimal layers and embellishments
  • Have plenty of open space
  • Are simple and uncluttered

I can’t wait to see what you create!

Colors Of The Day

easy elegant thinking of you card


The Stampin’ Schach Design Tips

While today’s card may look complex and complicated, it’s not. In keeping with the clean and simple vibe, there is plenty of white space and no embellishments.  The trick to gaining the elegant look, while keeping the card easy to create, is the Merriest Frames hybrid embossing folder and die.  A single die produces all of this glorious foliage.

easy elegant thinking of you card

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  1. Such a lovely and elegant holiday card, Ann! That die has so much amazing detail and I’m so happy you reminded me that I need to use it more. Such a great idea to share some holiday cheer!

  2. Ooh, I love the white-on-white effect of the die cut frame, it adds interest while keeping that sentiment stamp the focal point. Very elegant! Hope your doggos had fun in MinnySwota!

  3. Ann, I love this color combo and all those wonderful white elements are just so elegant. gorgeous

  4. This card is indeed so elegant Ann – a great example of a CAS card that packs a punch! I will always love this fie too!

  5. How pretty! I love all the white!

  6. Stunning in its simplicity, Ann! Just gorgeous!

  7. That is such a beautiful die cut! Gorgeous card!

  8. Cards with white as the main theme always look so elegant and this is one of them. Lovely.

  9. Ann, so elegant & pretty! Love the black and white! Have a great week!

  10. Gorgeous card Ann! I love the simplicity of Evening Evergreen and white, so very elegant!

  11. An easy card…from Ann Schach…who are you and what have you done with Ann?!?!

  12. An easy card…from Schach…who are you and what have you done with Ann?!?!

  13. beautiful, elegant, and so thoughtful!

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