Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Additional Christmas Cards

I started this post last week, but didn't get it finished. I have a couple more Christmas cards to share with you. Posting to my blog is a way of keeping track of the cards that I made for this season.


Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Tiny Cards

During the holiday season, I needed several cards for different events. I ended up making "little" cards. They were 3 x 3-inches. So much fun. I was able to make the envelopes using the We R Memory Keepers envelop punch board. What a great tool.

Also made gift tags which were a little smaller than the cards.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Christmas Greetings to Family and Friends

This is my online Christmas card to all my Family and Friends. May you be blessed this holiday season.

Monday, December 21, 2015

December Birthdays

My husband has a December birthday along with other friends and relatives. Sometimes making birthday cards can get lost in all the Christmas preparations. This year I wanted it to be different. I started early but ended up working on the cards at the last minute.

This is the birthday card for my husband. We had a small sail boat once,  many, many years ago. The kids still like to reminiscence about some of the scary adventures we had. Mom was very happy when it was gone. I used a retired Stampin' Up stamp called "Sail Away". I stamped the image with VersaFine Black Onyx ink and embossed it using clear embossing powder. I then masked the sails and sponged on a little color to enhance the image. We lived by the sea for a number of years on Bonaire, in the Netherlands Antilles. We never tired of the beauty the sea offered. This boat reminds me of the banana boats that came from Venezuela loaded with all kinds of fresh fruits and vegetables.

This is the other birthday card that I made and it will be put in the mail today. The card base was SU Crumb Cake card stock. Midnight Muse and Gumball Green were the other colors that were used. The stamps were from JustRite which coordinates with Spellbinders Label 18. The Z-fold was used--really fun to make.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Christmas Cards

For these cards I used the Heartfelt Creations stamps from the Sparkling Poinsettia sets. These are beautiful stamps and create lovely cards. The three cards below are all similar but different. I was doing a class last Saturday, December 12, and I wanted to show how you can make similar cards without making them exactly the same.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015


Love doing gift boxes for my cards. Here are some that I have done during the past few months. In this first picture, the box is at the bottom of the picture. It was filled with six coordinating cards.

In this picture, the box is in the center and is surrounded by six cards. I used the same stamp on each card.

The last two pictures show the tops of two other boxes.