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Thursday, December 29, 2011

Season's Greetings

This is one of the cards I made in bulk to send out to friends and family for Christmas.






For those interested, here's how to make it:

All materials Stampin’ Up! Except bakers twine and button.

  1. 8 ½ x 5 ½ Soft Suede card stock base / score and fold.
  2. On 5 x 3 ¾ Very Vanila card stock, mask a 2 ¾ x 2 1/8 rectangle in center and sponge lightly with Soft Suede ink.
  3. Stamp image (Lovely As a Tree) in Early Expresso ink across center
  4. Stamp sentiment (Snow Swirled) in Cherry Cobbler ink
  5. Emboss Very Vanila stamped panel with Square Lattice embossing folder; adhere to 5 1/8 x 4 Cherry Cobbler card stock; wrap with bakers twine; adhere to Soft Suede card base
  6. Add button with glue dot.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Christmas Card Mini Swap

On December 10th, five of us girlz got together for a mini Christmas Card swap at my neighbor's home.  We each brought 20 kits - so everyone could make 5 cards of each design (not counting their own).   Everyone left with 20 awesome Christmas cards :)
Marsha's card

Angie's card: CASEd from the Laurel Shoe Box Swap

Davina's card

Denise's card: CASEd from a previous Shoe Box Swap

Vicki's card

Friday, December 9, 2011

Be Strong

Since I haven't had time to post any new cards lately, I'm posting a few cards I made in October for a few of my friends who are breast cancer survivors.  They are amazing women, and one can only hope to have their strength and courage on any given day.

The stamp set used is "Be Strong" by JustRite.  JustRite Crafting For a Cause donates 20% of the sales from this stamp set in 2011 to Ovarian Cancer Research.

I also used a couple different embossing folders and Spellbinders dies, and colored the ribbons with Copic markers.