Sunday, November 27, 2022

Fall/Thanksgiving Cards

Hello crafty friends, I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! Bret and I had a very nice one with my brother and his family.

I have some Fall/Thanksgiving cards to share today. Another new craft supply I had gotten was a Concord & 9h turnabout stencil. I really loved playing with it and this is the results from my play. 

Close up of two

Thanks for taking time from your busy schedule to visit my blog, I hope to be by your blog soon as well. I'm not getting the notifications when you post like I used to get, so if I am missing you, I'm sorry. I am finding that I have to go through the comments you leave me to come to visit you.  So if anyone has an tips on how else to do this, please let me know. 

Crafty Hugs,


Card Recipe:

Concord & 9th Turnabout "Autumn Hues" Stencil

ARTpolorations Mini Stencil "Leaf Prints mini"

My Creative Time "A Thankful Heart" Stamp and Dies: die cut leaves, Happy THANKS giving

My Creative Time "Piles of Smiles": Maple die cut leaves, Autumn Greetings, Hello Fall

MayMay Made It "Fall Stitched Up" Stamp Set: Truly Grateful, Wishing you a beautiful Season, Autumn is my favorite color

Hero Arts "Happy Thanksgiving": die cut thanks, giving

Dress My Craft "Rectangle Die set 

Hero Arts ink cubes: Soft Cantaloupe, Red Royal, Butter Bar, Mint Julep, Pastel Mint, Tide Pool, Field Greens, Forever Green

Thursday, November 17, 2022

More Christmas Cards

Hello friends, hope everyone is doing well and if it is snowy and cold where you are, stay warm. 

I'm back to share a few more Christmas cards. I had seen Brenda over at Inkspired to Stamp use this die a while back and just had to order it for myself. I don't buy a lot of crafty goodies anymore, but there have been a few things I've just had to have. All these cards are the same except for the center image as you can see. I had fun making these and love how they came out. My little images were the perfect size to place on this layer die without covering up the beauty of it. Love the embossing too. When I think of Christmas, I think of love, peace and those are the sentiments I used. As you can see, I made 8 of them. I do wish I had used kraft, gold mirror and red cardstock for my plaid dies, but still like the way they turned out. I might make more using that color combo to add to the stash for next year. We will see.  They look so much prettier in real life than they do in the photo's. 

Thanks for taking time from  your busy schedule to come and visit me, I appreciate you and your comments! 

Crafty hugs,

Card Recipe:

Spellbinders Kaleidoscope Plaid die set
My Creative Time Scalloped Stitched Oval Dies
Maymay Made It Christmas Tag It for the little images
Altenew Festive Poinsettia for the sentiments
SU embossing folder
Versafine Onyx Black ink
white/kraft and gold mirror cardstock-snippets from my snippet drawer
Neenah 110lb cardstock for card base

Saturday, November 5, 2022

Christmas Cards

Hello friends, I have a few Christmas cards to share today. 

First one uses a stencil from Simon Hurley. I bought a few crafty things this year, this was one. I thought these trees were so sweet/artsy and perfect for a CAS Christmas card. I made 4 in three colors. Stenciled my little trees on and then place them on a mirror gold card. 

Close up of the pink one, I didn't capture the shine of the gold paste, but in real  life it has a nice shine to it.

I saw a card similar to this one on Pinterest and I love the simplicity of it. Mine is a little different, but not by much. So I used what embossing folder and snowflake die I had and made it. My regret....I wish I had stamped the sentiment in a Kraft colored ink instead of black. But it is said that a little black adds a bit of elegance, so I'm sticking with that. I made a few of these as well. 

That's it from me today. Thanks for stopping by, it is always appreciated. 

Crafty hugs,

Card Recipe:

Tree cards:
Simon Hurley: Stencil, Lunar Paste in Gold Rush
DO's in Saltwater Taffy and Prize Ribbon for the blue (wish I would have used a lighter blue) and pink trees and sentiments
Hero Arts Tide Pool Ink for the green trees and sentiment
Altenew-Sentiment is from Festive Poinsettia
Mirror card from my stash

Snowflake card:
Stampin Up: embossing folder
Simon Says Stamps & Dies: Nadine Snowflake
Hero Arts monthly kit from a few years ago-for the sentiment
Gold Mirror card from my stash
Gold embellishment from my stash