Monday, September 19, 2016

More Holiday Catalog Goodies

I can't believe that Christmas is just around the corner.  Whew!  Talk about a fast year...where did it go? I am happy to share some of my own designs, using products from the Holiday catalog.  Here we go:
Jar of Cheer is one of my new favorites. It pairs so well with the Everyday Jars Framelits Dies from the annual catalog.  In fact, there's another matching stamp set also, called Jar of Love, also in the annual catalog.  I love how so many sets in the annual catalog, match things in the Holiday catalog.
As soon as I saw this stamp set, I had immediately envisioned the snowman in the jar, with the tree behind it.  To get the tree behind him, I stamped the snowman twice, then cut one out.  I used the cut one as a mask to stamp the tree behind. A little bit of glue and Dazzling Diamonds, and this little guy looks like he's in his element, having fun in a winter wonderland. The jar sits on top of the gumdrops found on our Candy Cane Lane designer paper.  I love this paper!

 The Pine Bough textured embossing folder makes a nice background on Real Red card stock.  I stamped the Christmas ornament image inside the jar.  I also used the Presents and Pinecones designer paper.
 How about a non traditional color Christmas card? I used Delightful Dijon for the card base, along with a piece of Presents & Pinecones dsp, and stamped my sentiment right on the dsp.
Well, that's it for today.  I have many more to show you, so check back in a couple of days. Until then, happy stamping! 

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Sunshine Wishes

Today we had our monthly stamp camp and we made 5 cards.  Two of the cards were under the Sneak Peek #2 post a few days ago. I'd like to show you another one.  I really wanted to break into my new Sunshine Wishes bundle. The stamp set has a lot of words, and a "swish stamp" that I just love.  I used Rich Razzelberry for the card base, and Whisper White for the layer. I wanted a card that could be used for a Fall theme, so I chose Delightful Dijon, Rich Razzelberry and Peekaboo Peach ink pads. Who would have thought they would go so well?  Here's my card:


So, what do you think?  We "stamped off" once, on some colors, and full strength on others.  The good thing about this is you can do it as light or as dark as you want.  There are no rules for this card.
Well, that's it for me today.  I hope you have a great week and I'll be back in a couple of days to show you some Christmas cards I've been working on.  Until then, happy stamping! 

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Holiday Catalog Is Here !

Your Early Access to 2016–2017 Annual Catalog Products

It's finally here and ready for viewing and ordering!  Believe me, and I seem to say this all the time, this catalog is AWESOME! There are so many wonderful new products, and there are many items that coordinate with things in the Annual Catalog.  For example, the Jar of Love Bundle on page 175 in the annual catalog, works with the Jar of Cheer stamp set in the holiday catalog. And, if you love nostalgic, old time Christmases, then take a peek at the Father Christmas and Christmas Magic stamp sets.

I've been making some cards with some of my goodies, so stay tuned for updates on those very soon. In the meantime, check out the catalog today. Just click above on the Online Store link.

If you don't already have a demonstrator, I would love for you to contact me so I can send you your very own copy.

Have a great day!