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Thursday, December 12, 2013

Christmas Blessings

Hi guys. Today I want to show you a card I made using an images from "Class Act Stamps". It's the first time I've worked with this brand...and I love the crispness of their stamps. :)

The image is colored with some alcohol markers. Using my Scorepal, I scored a few lines onto my background give it a little more detail. I also created a double bow. And finally, to keep things interesting, I stamped the sentiment on sideways....

some challenges:

 Brown Sugar Challenge - Christmas
Chocolate, Coffee & Cards -- Happy Holidays
Craftitude -- Anything Goes / Christmas Sparkle
Sister Acts -- Anything Goes
Crafty Hands -- Winter Theme
Totally Papercrafts -- Christmas using non-traditional colors

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

a Charming Christmas

Hi guys. The Christmas season is upon us. I love this time of the year...despite the cold. :) The peacefulness of falling snow. The lights. The decorations. The excitement in the air. The story of miracles...and the our first ever Christmas with our little boy.

...and I love having a reason to sit down and make some cards to send out to friends and family.  :)

I've been wanting to make a card using a sketch I found online. I've seen so many different versions of this card sketch...but I managed to add a little something that I hadn't seen on any card before....

something from my stash that I don't use on cards a whole lot anymore...

a charm...

Here's a look at my card:

some challenges:

Shopping our Stash -- Anything Goes (the charm has been in my stash for a loooooong time!)