What a long month! So much happened for my family in December: my dad had a lifesaving heart surgery, which I brought him home to start his recovery, my 2 older sons traveled across the states, and my 7 month old daughter had her first Christmas. Now that my dad is more independent, the holidays… Continue reading Christmas Thank You Cards
Simon Says Stamp December card kit is adorable! Doodlebug Design’s Milk and Cookies paperline is the theme, and matching stamps and embellishments are included. I immediately thought about... Cookies! There’s a cute little gingerbread man stamp that inspired this card. I pulled out some coordinating cardstock and got busy. I started with a top folding… Continue reading Gingerbread Recipe Card
Purple is her favorite color. I keep this in mind every time I shop for my wonderful mother-in-law. This year I asked if I could make a few Christmas cards for her to send out to friends and family. And yes, the color scheme starts with purple. My inspiration for purple and silver came from… Continue reading Purple and Silver Christmas
I made a few cards tonight After the family went to bed. I didn't want to stay up too late, so I knew I had to keep it simple. I pulled out some beautiful Christmas paper by Tim Holtz and a stamp set from My Favorite things. After debating what I wanted to do, I got… Continue reading Season’s Greetings
The newest Hero Arts monthly card kit was delivered yesterday. I was excited when I pulled out all the goodies. So many ideas came to mind... I started right away last night on a card. I stamped the large snowflake onto white cardstock using Picked Raspberry Distress Oxide ink. I cut it out with the… Continue reading Warmest Wishes
Simon Says Stamp came out with an beautiful selection of Christmas dies this season. After looking at each one, I treated myself to one die- this one. Pine Needle Wreath. It’s so fun and versatile. I decided I would stick to traditional colors for this card. I picked red cardstock for the cardfront, and two… Continue reading A Joyous Wreath
I have been thinking for a few days how I wanted to work with this die. I finally pulled it out and went to work. I chose 3 colors of paper to use: black sheen, gold sparkle, and dark red. I also used a white card base. I began die-cutting red bows, black ornaments,… Continue reading Merry Christmas card #4
I made another style of cards with the wonderful Holiday Style stamp set from Sunny Studios. This time I used the three layer bell stamp. It’s so realistic looking! I used Black and two tones of grey ink. I used the Branch from Altenew’s Vintage Flowers stamp set. The sentiment stamps are also included in… Continue reading Silver Bell
Pink. What a great color to make a non-traditional card with. Pink cardstock was included in MFT’s Snowflake Splendor card kit. It was the first color I decided to work with. I die-cutted away and assembled snowflakes for a couple of hours. When it was time to make the card, I knew I wanted to… Continue reading Pretty In Pink!
My main focus these next couple months are Christmas cards. I have so many products I’ve been collecting for the past few months. One product that I am most excited about is the Sunny Studios Holiday Style Stamp Set. There’s endless ideas to create with it. This is one project I did yesterday. Hanging Christmas… Continue reading Time To Start Christmas Cards!