Winter Cheer

I had a chance to create another card this afternoon.  Slipping into Winter for this one. Mixing up several challenges: Jingle Belles (Embossing), Happy Little Stampers Christmas (September), Creative Color (#53) and bringing it all together, the Tuesday Morning Sketch (#674).  Sharing with Ellibelle’s Crafty Corner (September) just because… Here is the result: Steps: TheContinue reading “Winter Cheer”

Caroling Mice – Merry Christmas

A fun little Holiday card. Playing with: CAS Colours & Sketches (#485) and mixing it up with Jingle Belles (Vintage), Time Out (#221), Colour Crazy (#34) and Happy Little Stampers Watercolor (September). Here is the result:  Steps: A very quick and cute card! Thanks for spending some of your time with me today.  Cheers,  Jolanda.Continue reading “Caroling Mice – Merry Christmas”

Trees For Sale – Making Spirits Bright

It’s Sunday and I get to play! Coming up this week, the Facebook Stampin’ Through the Catalog stamp set featured is Trees For Sale.  I am using this stamp set and the free Sale-a-bration companion Tree Lot Dies for the current Just Add Ink (#616) sketch and the Use Your Stuff (#454) theme. Here isContinue reading “Trees For Sale – Making Spirits Bright”

Merry Birthday!

Love weekends, especially ones where you can carve out some time to craft. Let me tell you a little bit about this card for a grown up Christmas baby.  I love that I am able to combine stamp sets and custom create a special card. I was inspired by various challenges: Themes – Happy LittleContinue reading “Merry Birthday!”

Snow is Glistening – A Blizzard of Seasonal Wishes

Another hot day today.  I am thinking cool thoughts and took another dive into my stash bins. Come play with me as I work on a few more challenges: Sketch – Sunday Stamps (#288), Theme – As You See It (#280), Theme and Color – Jingle Belles (Blue Christmas) and least but not last Materials,Continue reading “Snow is Glistening – A Blizzard of Seasonal Wishes”

Yuletide Christmas – Itty Bitty Christmas Greeting

Welcome back!  Ever have a project that just seems to be a comedy of errors?  Well, this was one of those. Working with the Less Is More (#469) Traditional Christmas challenge. This was originally going to be a single layer CAS card.  Somehow, I was a real fumble fingers and smeared ink left and right.Continue reading “Yuletide Christmas – Itty Bitty Christmas Greeting”

Merriest Moments – Joyful Christmas

Welcome back! Christmas in July…  Several Challenges with this theme: Double Trouble (#116) partnering with Jingle Belles (Bling on the Holidays) and TGIF (#337). Bringing it all together, I selected the sketch and inspiration from Try Stampin’ on Tuesday’s (#564). Here is the result:  Steps: Card Base: (8½” x 5½” scored at 4¼”) Very VanillaContinue reading “Merriest Moments – Joyful Christmas”

Pretty Kitty – Jingle All The Way

Fa la la…Christmas in July.  A number of challenges are heading to the tree lot.  Do you smell the pine…are you thinking about the holidays? Over at AAA Cards (#119), the theme is a Christmas Pet.  I do not have such a stamp and chose to improvise.  My card is not strictly CAS (clean andContinue reading “Pretty Kitty – Jingle All The Way”

Merriest Moments

Welcome back!  It is the start of a brand-new week, and I am excited to share some of my work with you. As usual, I am catching up.  I never seem to find enough minutes on the weekend to complete all of the challenges that are due by Monday. So, here we go with aContinue reading “Merriest Moments”

Merry Melody Christmas

Hi!  Welcome back…or rather I am glad to be back! I always have a hard time getting my MOJO back when I take a Vacation break.  So, I decided to play with a few challenges that have deadlines today. Sketch: Freshly Made Sketches (#532), Theme: Happy Little Stampers – Christmas (April), Tools and Other options:Continue reading “Merry Melody Christmas”