Friday, November 16, 2018

Merry Christmas Blessing Optional Blog Hop

When I heard about this hop I just had to join. This is my favorite  Christmas set. I can't wait to see what everyone is going to share . I was inspired by so many and it's was hard to decide on just one card.

If you came here from Krista's blog your on the right track. This Cathedral card was inspired by Gail Gross, I have admired her work for years.  Thank you Gail.

Here are some of the other cards that I created just love this set.   You can get in a bundle or workshop kit CC12182 at 25% off. The stamp set is CC12181.  This is available until Dec. 31 or until supplies last. Don't miss out on this great set.
 The three Merry Christmas cards are using the Decorative borders Z4241 and White embossing.
Details for the red and black card can be found on my  post below.

This card is real simple...  all stamping is done with sapphire. The stars were first and second generation.

Now it's time to  see what the talented Michele  created.

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Friday, November 9, 2018

November Joyful Stars blog hop

Welcome to the November Joyful Stars Blog Hop!!
We would like to share with you some of the great creations that we are working on.  The is a hop and you will go from one blog to another returning back to here.  Look for the highlighted name a the bottom of each post and hop to the next person.  
This month I would like to share with you some quick and easy Christmas cards.  I and most of you get busy around the holidays and quick and easy fits the bill.  

This card folds in the middle with a band around the middle.  It's using our "Tis the Season" paper  X7239B and "Christmas Blessing" stamp set. CC12181

Red and black paper measures 5 1/4 x 1 3/4"
inside of card and front band

Now you can hop to Andrea's blog to see her wonderful artwork.

Here is a list of bloggers in case you get lost.

Joyce Houck          

Andrea Sherman        


Marie Flayer            

Michelle Loncar          

Betty Locco            

Joyce Gough            

 Krista Hershberger 

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

SOM blog hop

Welcome to the monthly blog hop. This month is featuring "Seasonal Trees"  You can get this for only $5 with a $50 order.

I choose winter for my card, I'm sure you will see all seasons as you hop along this great hop.
For this card I stamped the winter tree in Carolina, first and second generation.  I other words I stamped the trees twice to give different shades.  I ripped white daisy paper and sponged the edges with Carolina blue ink, then I went over the edges with the clear shimmer brush Z3293. The small heart was cut with the stitched hearts (Z4182) and the thin cut decorative borders (Z4241) 1/4 " strip.

The words are from the October special "Love with all the trimmings CC10188"  great stamp set and it's not to late to get this, but hurry you have a 5 day grace period or while supplies last. 

I hope this has inspired you to make Christmas cards.  

Now it's time to hop to Brenda'sblog and see what she has created.

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