Since oldest son is a Chef and he works his tush off on Thanksgiving Day we celebrate the holiday the day after. Thanksgiving is a day to be together as family and being grateful for each other as well as all the other blessings we enjoy so it really doesn't matter what day it's celebrated on. Our family consists of only 7 people but it is quality over quantity that is important and I have a fabulous family. I also have an extended family of special friends that are the best in the world. So here is wishing all of you a very
I saw a card similar to this in a magazine and I just knew I had to CASE it. I kept the design fairly close to the original except I used a stamped,colored and layered poinsettia instead of a silk flower and my sentiment is from StampinUp.
Hot stuff! Another post in the same week. Try not to get too spoiled. LOL Today's post showcases a Christmas card I made with stamps from WaltzingMouse. I have loved Claire's work even before she started designing her own stamp line and I just adore her designs. With this card I was able to combine 3 of my favorite things - WaltzingMouse Stamps, Copic Markers and watercolor crayons. I'm not sure if you can see it in the photo but I also added a bit of sparkle to the tree with Copic's atyou Spica Glitter Pens.
Cardstock: StampinUp River Rock, Soft Suede; Neenah Classic Crest Natural White
Ink: SU Cherry Cobbler, Soft Suede; Memento Tuxedo Black
In the weeks since I last shared a project I have been busy trying to learn some new software and to become more proficient with many of the programs I already have. I've also designed far more Christmas cards than I will need but the ideas just kept coming. Well they were until this miserable sinus thingy turned my head to mush. Sunday I felt well enough to line up all the cards I made and at least get them photographed. Planned on getting a post up on Monday but oldest son came over to spend some time with me so the blog got pushed to the end of the line again. Now, finally, here is the first of this year's Christmas collection...
If something looks familiar it's because I used the same Verve sketch as I did in this post . I really like the look of this sketch and I imagine I'll be using it again in the future.
Stamps: Papertrey Ink, StampinUp
Cardstock: SU River Rock, Bravo Burgundy
Ink: SU Handsome Hunter
Other: Aleene's Paper Glaze, SU Grosgrain ribbon, Spellbinders tag die