Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Christmas Card for a Case this Sketch

Just finishing up the last of this years' Christmas cards.

This one came together quickly thanks to the Case this Sketch#301 here.

Merry Christmas to All is the stamp set with it's coordinating Merry Christmas Thinlits.  I also used some Suite Season Specialty Washi tape and some Festive Farmhouse DSP.

Here's my recipe:


Stamps: Merry Christmas to All
Papers: WW, Gray Granite, Cherry Cobbler, Festive Farmhouse DSP
Inks: Cherry Cobbler
Accessories: Merry Christmas Thinlits, Suite Season Specialty Washi Tape, Stampin dimensionals


Monday, December 17, 2018

Christmas Card for a Hand Stamped Sentiments Sketch

This Christmas card is for the sketch at the Hand Stamped Sentiments #304 here.

Snowflake Sentiments is the stamp set with some Under the Mistletoe DSP.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Snowflake Sentiments
Papers: WW, Real Red, Old Olive, Under the Mistletoe DSP
Inks: Old Olive
Accessories: Layering Circles Framelits, Farmhouse Framelits, Everyday Label punch, Softly Falling embossing folder, Stampin dimensionals


Sunday, December 16, 2018

Festive Farmhouse Suite Card for a Freshly Made Sketch


This card using a couple elements from the Festive Farmhouse Suite is for the Freshly Made Sketch#367 here.

Farmhouse Christmas is the stamp set with it's coordinating Farmhouse Framelits and Festive Farmhouse DSP.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Farmhouse Christmas
Papers: VV, Mossy Meadow, Cherry Cobbler, Festive Farmhouse DSP
Inks: Mossy Meadow, Cherry Cobbler, Smoky Slate
Accessories: Farmhouse Framelits, Stampin dimensionals




Saturday, December 15, 2018

Christmas CASE for the Global Design Project

This is my take on the Global Design Project#168-Case the Designer, here.

I took the colors and the shape of the wreath and made it my own!

Merry Christmas to All is the stamp set.

And I ran the Whisper White card stock thru the Big Shot with the Swirls & Curls embossing folder.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Merry Christmas to All
Papers: WW, Garden Green
Inks: Garden Green
Accessories: Layering Circles Framelits, 3/8 inch Real Red cotton ribbon, Red Rhinestone basic jewels, Swirls & Curls embossing folder, Stampin dimensionals








Friday, December 14, 2018

Christmas Card for The Paper Players

Getting down to my last few Christmas cards for this year!

This one uses The Paper Players#422 here.

It's a color challenge to use Real Red, Shaded Spruce and color of choice. I obviously chose Whisper White.

Snowflake Sentiments and Buffalo Check background are the stamp sets.


Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Snowflake Sentiments and Buffalo Check background
Papers: WW, Shaded Spruce, Real Red
Inks: Real Red and Shaded Spruce
Accessories: Stitched Shapes Framelits, Layering Ovals Framelits, Sprig punch, Metallic Ribbon combo and Stampin dimensionals


Thursday, December 13, 2018

Snowflake Card for a Fab Friday Challenge

This Christmas card is for the Fab Friday#152 here.

It's a color challenge to use Shaded Spruce, Mossy Meadow, Soft Suede, Pool Party and Cherry Cobbler.

Snowflake Sentiments and Colorful Seasons are the stamp sets.

I just made my own patterned paper with the snowflakes from the two sets.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Snowflake Sentiments and Colorful Seasons
Papers: WW, Soft Suede, Shaded Spruce
Inks: Shaded Spruce, Mossy Meadow, Soft Suede, Pool Party and Cherry Cobbler
Accessories: Stitched Shapes Framelits, Layering Ovals Framelits, Festive Farmhouse Cotton Twine, Stampin dimensionals




Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Clean and Simple Christmas Card

This CAS Christmas card is for the Case this Sketch#300 here.

Merry Christmas to All is the stamp set with some Under the Mistletoe DSP.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Merry Christmas to All
Papers: WW, Real Red, Under the Mistletoe DSP
Inks: Old Olive
Accessories: Merry Christmas Thinlits, Stampin dimensionals











Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Two for Tuesday Christmas Card

Here's another Christmas card that's for two challenges.

First, is my take on the Paper Craft Crew Sketch#317 here.

And second, SUO Challenge#212-Anything Christmas, here.

Farmhouse Christmas is the stamp set with it's coordinating Farmhouse Framelits and some Festive Farmhouse DSP.

I also used a bit of the Brights 6 by 6 DSP.  And a couple of the Santa's Workshop Enamel Shapes.


Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Farmhouse Christmas
Papers: WW, Poppy Parade, Mossy Meadow, Festive Farmhouse DSP, Brights 6 by b 6 DSP
Inks: Poppy Parade, Mossy Meadow
Accessories: 2 inch Circle punch, Starburst punch, Farmhouse Framelits, 3/4 inch and 1/2 inch Circle punches, Santa's Workshop Enamel Shapes, Stampin dimensionals





Monday, December 10, 2018

Merry & Bright Card for a Freshly Made Sketch

This is my take on the Freshly Made Sketch#366 here.

The striped background of the sketch inspired me to get out my Corrugated Textured Embossing folder.

Nothing Sweeter stamp and it's coordinating Sweetly Stitched Framelits were also used.

And the greeting is from Merry Christmas to All.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Merry Christmas to All and Nothing Sweeter
Papers: WW, Crumb Cake, Cherry Cobbler
Inks: Crumb Cake and Cherry Cobbler
Accessories: 1 3/4 inch Circle punch, Sweetly Stitched Framelits, Festive Farmhouse Cotton Twine, Corrugated Textured embossing folder, Stampin dimensionals








Saturday, December 8, 2018

Another CAS Christmas Card for a Sketch

Thank goodness for these CAS sketches!  They're really getting me to finish my Christmas cards!!

I used the Splitcoast Sketch Challenge#726 here for this card.

Another Wonderful Year is the stamp set with some Suite Season Specialty Washi Tape.  I also ran the WW card stock thru the Big Shot with the Oh My Stars embossing folder.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Another Wonderful Year
Papers: WW, Garden Green, Real Red
Inks: Garden Green and Real Red
Accessories: Suite Season Specialty Washi Tape, Oh My Stars embossing folder, 1 3/4 inch and 2 inch Circle punches, Starburst punch, Stampin dimensionals






Friday, December 7, 2018

Different Christmas Color Card for a Splitcoast Challenge


This non-traditional Christmas color card is for the Splitcoast Color Combination#716 here.

The colors to use are Blushing Bride, Melon Mambo and Pear Pizzazz.

I ran the WW card stock thru the Big Shot with the snowflakes from the Seasonal Layers Thinlits, embossing them rather than cutting them out.  Then I sponged the three colors over the card stock.

Snowflake Sentiments is the stamp set.


Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Snowflake Sentiments
Papers: WW, Pear Pizzazz, Melon Mambo
Inks: Pear Pizzazz, Melon Mambo and Blushing Bride
Accessories: Seasonal Layers Thinlits, Tailored Tag punch, Sponges, Stampin dimensonals, Sprig punch





Thursday, December 6, 2018

Christmas Card for Three Theme Challenges

This Christmas card qualifies for three theme challenges.

First, the Global Design Project#167-'Tis the Season theme, here.

Second, The Paper Players#421-It's Beginning to Look a lot Like Christmas, here.

And finally, Stamp Ink Paper#179-Holidays, here.

Merry Christmas to All is the stamp set with some Under the Mistletoe DSP.

I embossed the WW card stock with the Stitched Shapes Framelits.  It's a cloudy day and it's hard to see in my picture but it looks really great in real life!


Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Merry Christmas to All
Papers: WW, Real Red, Old Olive, Under the Mistletoe DSP
Inks: Real Red and Old Olive
Accessories: Stitched Shapes Framelits, Red Rhinestone Basic Jewels, 3/8 inch Real Red Cotton Ribon, Stampin dimensionals






Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Christmas Greetings Card for a Fab Friday Sketch

This is my take on the sketch at Fab Friday#151 here.

I pretty much followed it to a T, specifically thinking of the tree stamp from the Nothing Sweeter stamp set. I also used the coordinating Sweetly Stitched Framelits on the tree, star and trim on the bottom of the plaid DSP from Under the Mistletoe.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Nothing Sweeter
Papers: WW, Real Red, Old Olive, Under the Mistletoe DSP
Inks: Old Olive
Accessories: Sweetly Stitched Framelits, 1 3/4 inch and 2 inch Circle punches, Stampin dimensionals








Tuesday, December 4, 2018

CAS Christmas Card for a Just Add Ink Sketch

Clean and Simple is a must for me to get my Christmas cards finished!

So I used the sketch at Just Add Ink#436 here.

Farmhouse Christmas is the stamp set with it's coordinating Farmhouse Framelits and the Festive Farmhouse DSP.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Farmhouse Christmas
Papers: VV, Cherry Cobbler, Festive Farmhouse DSP
Inks: Black, Mossy Meadow, Daffodil Delight, Gray Granite, Cherry Cobbler
Accessories: 2 inch Circle punch, Starburst punch, Stampin dimensionals, Farmhouse Framelits








Monday, December 3, 2018

Christmas Treat Bag for a TGIF Challenge

Here's a cute little Christmas treat bag.

This qualifies for the challenge at TGIF Challenge#188-Anything But a Card, here.

I saw the instructions on Angie Juda's blog here and had to make one too!  They're so easy and you can use virtually any papers and stamp sets! I think I might make one for a birthday present!

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Snowflake Sentiments and Merry Christmas to All
Papers: WW, Real Red, Old Olive, Under the Mistletoe DSP
Inks: Real Red and Old Olive
Accessories: Layering Squares Framelits, 1 1/4 inch and 1 3/8 inch Circle punches, Detailed Trio punch, Basic Rhinestone Jewels (retired), 1/8 inch Old Olive sheer ribbon, Binder Clip (from Office Depot)




Saturday, December 1, 2018

Quick Christmas Card for a Freshly Made Sketch

Another great sketch to show off some pretty DSP!

I used the Freshly Made Sketch#365 here.

Farmhouse Christmas is the stamp set with some Under the Mistletoe DSP.


Here's my recipe:

Stamps:  Farmhouse Christmas
Papers: WW, Real Red, Under the Mistletoe DSP
Inks: Real Red and Old Olive
Accessories: Farmhouse Framelits, 1/8 inch Old Olive sheer ribbon, Stampin dimensionals









Friday, November 30, 2018

Cheery Cherry Cobbler Card for The Paper Players

I love this sketch from The Paper Players#420 here because it leads to using beautiful DSP!

I used some Festive Farmhouse DSP and the Nothing Sweeter stamp set with it's coordinating Sweetly Stitched Framelits. I also used the At Home With You stamp set for the greeting.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Nothing Sweeter and At Home With You
Papers: WW, Cherry Cobbler, Festive Farmhouse DSP
Inks: Cherry Cobbler and Grey Granite
Accessories: Sweetly Stitched Framelits and Stampin dimensionals








Thursday, November 29, 2018

Merry Wishes Christmas Card for a Global Design Project Sketch




This card uses the Global Design Project#166 here.

Merry Christmas to All is the stamp set with some Under the Mistletoe DSP.



Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Merry Christmas to All
Papers: WW, Shaded Spruce, Under the Mistletoe DSP
Inks: Shaded Spruce
Accessories: 1 1/4 inch Circle punch, 1/8 inch Real Red Solid Ribbon, Stampin dimensionals



Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Christmas Card for Two Inspiration Challenges

This card is for two Inspiration Challenges.

First, Just Add Ink#435 here.
I was inspired by the trees and the snow. And I thought this pattern of DSP from the Festive Farmhouse DSP reminds me of snow!

And second, Hand Stamped Sentiements#303 here.
With this pic I was inspired by the trees, snow and the red images.

Farmhouse Christmas is the stamp set with its coordinating Festive Farmhouse DSP and Farmhouse Framelits.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Farmhouse Christmas
Papers: WW, Gray Granite, Cherry Cobbler, Festive Farmhouse DSP
Inks: Mossy Meadow, Gray Granite
Accessories: Farmhouse Framelits, Stampin dimensionals





Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Christmas Card for a Paper Craft Crew Sketch

I'm plugging along with my Christmas cards so I used the Paper Craft Crew Sketch#315 here for this card.

Merry Christmas to All is the stamp set with some Under the Mistletoe DSP. I also used the Sweetly Stitched Framelits for the tree.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Merry Christmas to All
Papers: WW, Old Olive, Night of Navy, Under the Mistletoe DSP
Inks: Old Olive
Accessories: Sweetly Stitched Framelits, Sprig punch, Banner Triple punch, Stampin dimensionals








Monday, November 26, 2018

Christmas Card for a Freshly Made Sketch

Hope everyone enjoyed a nice Thanksgiving weekend! I had all three kids home so that makes a mom's heart happy!

Now time to finish my Christmas cards!


This Christmas card is for the Freshly Made Sketch#364 here.

Farmhouse Christmas is the stamp set with the coordinating Festive Farmhouse DSP and Farmhouse Framelits.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Farmhouse Christmas
Papers: VV, Cherry Cobbler, Mossy Meadow, Festive Farmhouse DSP
Inks: Mossy Meadow, Cherry Cobbler, Basic Gray, Black, Daffodil Delight
Accessories: Farmhouse Framelits, 1 3/8 inch Circle punch, Layering Circles Framelits, Stampin dimensionals

Friday, November 23, 2018

Sweet Gingerbread Christmas Card for The Paper Players

Hopefully everyone enjoyed a nice Thanksgiving!
We sure did! And now I'm really into Christmas mode!!

This is my take on The Paper Players#419-Clean and Simple: Sweet Treats, here.

Cookie Cutter Christmas and Buffalo Check Background are the stamp sets.  And I ran some Crumb Cake thru the Cable Knit embossing folder.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Cookie Cutter Christmas
Papers: WW, Crumb Cake, Real Red
Inks: Crumb Cake and Real Red
Accessories: Cable Knit embossing folder, Starburst punch, 2 inch and 1 3/4 inch Circle punches, Cookie Cutter builder punch, Red Rhinestone Basic Jewels, Stampin dimensionals





Thursday, November 22, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to all who celebrate!

Our family has a Thanksgiving tradition to play bingo after we've enjoyed our turkey and we hosted this year so I made these money envelopes for the prizes.

They are so easy! And you can adapt them for any occasion!

Just use an 8 by 7 piece of cardstock, scoring on the 8 inch side at 2 1/4 and 5 1/4. I used some heavy adhesive to adhere just the sides of the inside pocket.

Labels to Love is the stamp set with some Share What You Love Specialty DSP.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Labels to Love
Papers: WW, Old Olive, Blackberry Bliss, Rich Razzleberry, Share What You Love DSP
Inks: Old Olive, Blackberry Bliss, Rich Razzleberry, Mossy Meadow, Crumb Cake
Accessories: 1 3/4 inch Circle punch, Starburst punch, Stampin dimesionals

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Two for Tuesday Birthday Card

Today is my oldest daugher Megan's 24th birthday.
Naturally I needed a birthday card for this beautiful, smart, kind, funny, thoughtful and caring young woman.
So her birthday card is for two challenges.

First, the sketch is for Sunday Stamps#192 here.

And second, Just Add Ink#434-Big Bold Sentiment, here.

Broadway Birthday is the stamp set and I used it's coordinating Broadway Lights Framelits.

There's also a bit of the Brights 6 by 6 DSP.

Here's my recipe:

Stamps: Broadway Birthday
Papers: WW, Basic Gray, Poppy Parade, Brights 6 by 6 DSP
Inks: Poppy Parade and Basic Gray
Accessories: Broadway Lights Framelits, Stampin dimensionals