I've been busy this last weekend, getting my EIGHTEEN...yes, your read it right, EIGHTEEN Christmas Card swaps finished. They went off in the mail today...thank goodness!
The design I chose in the end was the following one:
The colours are Bravo Burgundy, Not Quite Navy, More Mustard and Naturals Ivory. The stamps are Holiday Print, Twinkle wheel and Itty Bitty Backgrounds. I have edged the Not Quite Navy layer with Encore Gold ink...but you can hardly see that on here. The ribbons are Narrow Organdy - Gold and Gold Cord. That darn bow in the centre was very fiddly to tie!
I was happy with my swap in the end, but it took the following variations to get there: