Friday, December 7, 2018

Fab Friday #152

Fa-la-la-la-laaaaaaaaa-la-la-la-LA!!! Here is my card for this week's Fab Friday Stampin' Challenge. I hate to admit that I had to spend MOST of the day yesterday digging my craft room out from underneath the messes I have been making in it for the past few months (yes ... you read that RIGHT ... MONTHS!!)! I hate when I allow it to get out of control!!! YIKES!!

This color challenge was a CHALLENGE, baby!! No matter what I did, I couldn't figure out how to get the Shaded Spruce to fit in. It helped to walk away for a while and then come back to it ... FINALLY came up with something I kinda liked!! Take THAT you challenge you!

Stamps: Winter Woods, Itty Bitty Greetings
Paper: Soft Suede, Mossy Meadow, Shaded Spruce, Cherry Cobbler, Pool Party, Crumb Cake
Ink: Mossy Meadow
Accessories: Trio Corner Punch, Gently Falling Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Corrugated Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, In the Woods Framelits Dies, Festive Farmhouse Framelits Dies, Braided Trim






Here's the entire color combo ...







Here's a link to the Fab Friday Challenge Blog so you can play along:

Fab Friday Challenge Blog

Check out the Fab blogs of my fellow Fab Friends:

Mindy Backes
Cindy Beach
Heather Heroldt
Brian King
Amy Koenders
Justin Krieger
Amanda Mertz
Brenda Myers
Jan Tinklenberg

I think I may actually get to start working on my own Christmas cards today!! It's been TWO YEARS since I have been able to do this, so I am VERY excited!!!

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Sunday, December 2, 2018

Monday Montage #129



It's beginning to look a LOT like Christmas, my friends!!! And the Monday Montage girls are in full swing!!! Happy to report that I have put up my tree, decorated my porch and even did some online shopping. Getting closer every dang day!!


I did a little product "mashup" this go-round. I have a BUNCH of fun new things that I purchased as part of the Occasions/Sale-a-Bration preorder ... and I STILL have a BUNCH of Christmas stuff I haven't used. Hence, this card with Christmas-y butterflies!!

Stamps: Winter Woods
Paper: Very Vanilla, Festive Farmhouse DSP
Accessories: Trio Corner Punch, Subtle Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Butterfly Beauty Framelits Dies, Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies, Striped Burlap Trim, Gold Thread, Gold Embossing Powder

Here's a blog roll just in case you get "stuck" trying to hop around ...



Monday Montage Hoppers
Amy O'Neill - Amy's Paper Crafts
Breelin Renwick - Craft-somnia Momma
Cathy Casey - Sugar Shack Designs
Dani Dziama - Dani's Thoughtful Corner
Elizabeth Price - Seeinginkspots
Julie Warnick - Julie Warnick Stampin' Up! Blog
Kaitlyn Zumbach - Create with Kaitlyn - NOT PARTICIPATING THIS WEEK
Melissa Stout - The Stamp Doc
Wendy Weixler - Wickedly Wonderful Creations - YOU'RE ALREADY HERE!!

Snow is on the ground and Christmas music is playing. I was able to go with my son to a WONDERFUL Christmas concert down at BYU this past Saturday ... some of the BEST Christmas music I have heard in a long while. It TOTALLY got me in the mood for the holidays! I have been wearing EVERY sort of Christmas outfit I can ... AND I have starting going to choir practices after church on Sundays so I can sing with them for the Christmas program. I am REALLY feeling it now!!

Click "Back" for Melissa Stout and "Next" for Amy O'Neill ... so much loveliness in BOTH directions!!


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Monday, November 19, 2018

Home for the Holidays ... With the Freaks!






Three more days until Thanksgiving (here in the US, anyway!) ... and the Control Freaks are inviting y'all Home for the Holidays!!! Melissa Davies absolutely NAILED it, didn't she??? So inspired by what she does EVERY time!!





Black and white and red all over!!! I don't think you can EVER go wrong with this color combination ... especially around the holidays!!! I love the snowflakes and buffalo check together, don't you???

Stamps: Hearts Come Home, Buffalo Check
Paper: Whisper White, Basic Black, Real Red, Silver Foil
Ink: Basic Black 
Accessories: Snowfall Thinlits, Swirls & Curls Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Pretty Label Punch, Metallic Pearls


More of the same color scheme ... and more Merry and Bright!!! I really need to work on my own Christmas cards ... but this color combo is really inspiring me (and YES ... I DO realize that I need to get busy!!)!

Stamps: NONE
Paper: Very Vanilla, Whisper White, Basic Black, Silver Foil, Festive Farmhouse DSP
Ink: NONE
Accessories: In the Woods Framelits Dies, Merry Christmas Thinlits Dies, Real Red Grosgrain Ribbon


Next up???  ... the other end of my "Melissa Sandwich" ... Melissa Stout!!

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Sunday, November 18, 2018

Monday Montage #128

How come it is SO HARD to come back to the "real world" when you have been out of town??? Like, I need a vacation to get over my vacation!! My week in Orlando with all my stampy friends was over-the-top AMAZING!! We stayed up late, got up early, laughed our heads off, played at DisneyWorld and stamped! It was glorious and EXHAUSTING!!! And I'd do it again next week, if I could!! Got to see several of my Monday Montage girls, too!!! Amy, Bree, Cathy, Dani, Elizabeth, Melissa ... LOVED getting hugs from all of you!!! Missed seeing Kaitlyn and Julie ... how about April in Salt Lake City, ladies???

This was a very special card. I made this for my dear friend Bev's son, Seth. He is battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia and I wanted to send him a little something to make his day brighter. He is SO brave and is fighting with all he has ... he is SUPERAMAZING!!

Stamps: Labeler Alphabet
Paper: Basic Black, Whisper White, Pacific Point, Real Red, Daffodil Delight, Gold Glimmer DSP, Tropical Escape DSP
Ink: Basic Black
Accessories: Star Punch (retired), Banner Punch (retired), Superman Logo and Superguy were both svg files I snagged from the internet and cut with my Cricut!

Here's a blog roll just in case you get "stuck" trying to hop around ...

Monday Montage Hoppers
Amy O'Neill - Amy's Paper Crafts - NOT PARTICIPATING THIS WEEK
Breelin Renwick - Craft-somnia Momma
Cathy Casey - Sugar Shack Designs
Dani Dziama - Dani's Thoughtful Corner
Elizabeth Price - Seeinginkspots
Julie Warnick - Julie Warnick Stampin' Up! Blog
Kaitlyn Zumbach - Create with Kaitlyn - NOT PARTICIPATING THIS WEEK
Melissa Stout - The Stamp Doc - NOT PARTICIPATING THIS WEEK
Wendy Weixler - Wickedly Wonderful Creations - YOU'RE ALREADY HERE!!

Ok ... so how did we get to THANKSGIVING WEEK so QUICKLY??!!?? I seriously am losing my MIND!! Trees will be going up and shopping and cooking will be happening. Where HAS this year gone??

Click "Back" for Julie Warnick and "Next" for Bree Renwick ... I have two new link-mates this go-'round and couldn't be HAPPIER!!


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Friday, November 2, 2018

My Missing Pieces ...

And just like THAT it is already November!!! This entire year has flown by so quickly!!! The GOOD news is that it is finally time for me to go meet up with my stampin' besties in Orlando next week! I honestly canNOT WAIT!!! The friendships I have made over the past 15 years have been truly a blessing! I don't known what I would do without my crafty friends in my life!!

So this card is dedicated to all those who I have met along the way in my stamping/crafting journey. They have changed my life and made me a better person. They have laughed, cried and prayed with me ... they have shared in my joys and sorrows and accomplishments ... my life would be truly empty without them in it!!

I used this card for the challenge I hosted today on Splitcoaststampers ... the challenge was to use a stamp set you just HAD to have ... and have NEVER used!!! (I have WAY more of those than I wish to admit!)

Stamps: Love You to Pieces
Paper: Crumb Cake, Very Vanilla, Early Espresso, Tranquil Textures DSP
Ink: Crumb Cake, Early Espresso
Accessories: Puzzle Pieces Thinlits Dies, 5/8" Burlap Ribbon, Braided Linen Trim, Linen Thread

I really need to start figuring out what I'm going to pack ... I always end up packing WAAAYYY TOOO MUCH!! And I need to get EVERYthing into a carry-on bag, so wish me LUCK!!

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Sunday, October 28, 2018

Monday Montage #127

It was 75 degrees Sunday afternoon ... SERIOUSLY??!!? Our weather has been ALL OVER THE MAP, I tell ya!! I guess that's what you call fall?? MAYBE?? I can't seem to know WHAT to wear when I get up in the morning. I keep thinking it's going to be COLD, or even CHILLY. NOPE! I took my puppy for a walk and realized too late that I was wearing WAY too many layers! Then I came home and made a card for this little Monday Montage hop. I was hoping that a "Christmas-y" card would cool me off. No luck, but at least I got to play with some paper!

In my head I knew where I was going with this card ... and then I started to try to get the image from my head to the paper. Why is it that somehow the image gets lost in between??? I still like the finished product well enough, but I had a hard time finishing it off. The gold thread came to the rescue (finally!)!

Stamps: Farmhouse Christmas
Paper: Whisper White, Mossy Meadow, Soft Suede, Cherry Cobbler, White Velvet DSP, Festive Farmhouse DSP
Ink: Cajun Craze, Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie, Early Espresso, Gray Granite, Basic Gray
Accessories: Farmhouse Framelits Dies, Snowfall Thinlits Dies, Swirls & Curls Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Gold Thread

Here's a blog roll just in case you get "stuck" trying to hop around ...

Monday Montage Hoppers
Amy O'Neill - Amy's Paper Crafts
Breelin Renwick - Craft-somnia Momma
Cathy Casey - Sugar Shack Designs
Dani Dziama - Dani's Thoughtful Corner
Elizabeth Price - Seeinginkspots
Julie Warnick - Julie Warnick Stampin' Up! Blog
Kaitlyn Zumbach - Create with Kaitlyn - NOT PARTICIPATING THIS WEEK
Melissa Stout - The Stamp Doc
Wendy Weixler - Wickedly Wonderful Creations - YOU'RE ALREADY HERE!!

Can't believe I was in DisneyLAND two short weeks ago and that I will be in DisneyWORLD in less than two weeks. I certainly have been blessed this year with opportunities to do fun things. Next year may seem boring in comparison!

Click "Back" for Melissa Stout and "Next" for Amy O'Neill ... I get to see BOTH of these amazing women in about 10 days and I canNOT wait!!


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Friday, October 26, 2018

Fab Friday #149

Welcome to Fab Friday #149! I'm really glad we had a sketch challenge to do this week ... I haven't stamped for several days and I needed to get my mojo in gear. I also needed to do some cleaning in my craft room (let's be honest, don't we ALL??). So I was able to do a little crafting and a little cleaning!

This candy cane combo got me rolling. I think I mentioned how much I LOVE the snowflakes thinlits the last time I posted. I am SERIOUS, you guys!!! You NEEEEED these in your life. They are just THAT GOOD!!! And the white velvet DSP??? Oh. My. Word. It embosses SOOOOO beautifully! I luuuuuuurrrve it!!

Stamps: Snow is Glistening
Paper: Whisper White, Santa's Workshop Specialty DSP, White Velvet DSP, Red Glimmer Paper
Ink: Real Red
Accessories: Swirls & Curls Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Stitched Labels Framelits, Snowfall Thinlits, Trio Corner Punch, Clear Epoxy Droplets, Whisper White 1/8" Sheer Ribbon









You don't have to copy the layout EXACTLY ... it's just a point of inspiration! I came pretty close, but added a sentiment panel ...










Here's a link to the Fab Friday Challenge Blog so you can play along:

Fab Friday Challenge Blog

Check out the Fab blogs of my fellow Fab Friends:

Mindy Backes
Cindy Beach
Heather Heroldt
Brian King
Amy Koenders
Justin Krieger
Amanda Mertz
Brenda Myers
Jan Tinklenberg

Today is the great Halloween Carnival!!! I've been doing these for over 20 years ... Halloween IS my favorite holiday, after all!!! And getting a chance to dress up and play games with kids in our neighborhood is THE BEST!!!

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Happy Fall from the Freaks!




I got home Thursday night ... or should I saw Friday MORNING after having spent three days at The Happiest Place On Earth ... aka DISNEYLAND ... with my BFF Cheryl. We laughed, we ate, we rode rides, we talked to little kids about their day ... it was a SUPER good time! And to be honest, I'm WIPED OUT! Did you check out what my incredibly talented friend, Dawn Olchefske made to help you feel the FALL???!! She always inspires me!

I was out of town, I received a lovely box of pretty things to play with from Stampin' Up. Have y'all SEEN the Snowflake Sentiments Bundle that is on it's way to being offered to you??!!?? NOVEMBER, my friends ... NOVEMBER!!! You are gonna NEEED this in your life. The Snowfall Thinlits dies also pair BEAUTIFULLY with the Happiness Surrounds stamp set (also available with this limited release). SERIOUSLY??!!??? I am IN LOVE!

I decided to make my backdrop look like a barn door ... too much fun!

Our theme this month is "Happy Fall" ... so I had a GREAT time putting together things that make me feel like fall. The colors and these dies and stamps are A-MAZ-ING!!!

Stamps: Happiness Surrounds
Paper: Whisper White, Early Espresso, Mango Melody, Pumpkin Pie, So Saffron, Mossy Meadow, Crumb Cake, Merry Merlot, Festive Farmhouse DSP
Ink: Pumpkin Pie, Mossy Meadow
Accessories: Snowfall Thinlits, Crumb Cake Classic Weave Ribbon, Stamp Punch (retired ... sorry ... I couldn't resist it!)


Using the same dies and stamps, I created another card! I can see myself playing with this suite of things a LOT!!! Since fall is my most favorite time of the year, I'm going to have a really good time!

Stamps: Happiness Surrounds, Burlap
Paper: Crumb Cake, Cajun Craze, Pear Pizzazz, Wood Texture DSP
Ink: Crumb Cake, Pear Pizzazz
Accessories: Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies, Seasonal Layers Thinlits Dies, Corrugated Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Galvanized Clip


Next up???  ... super Connie Babbert!! Her projects are DIIIIIVIIIINE!!

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Sunday, October 14, 2018

Monday Montage #126


Happy Monday Montage Day!!! The weekend was fun ... and over in a wink! Why do Mondays and Fridays seem SOOOOO long ... whereas Saturdays and Sundays seem to zip by before you know it??? Sheesh!! At least I got a lot done ... AND I got time to get crafty! I guess I don't have much to complain about, right??? Just wish I had another day "off".

I am pretty sure it's hard to make an ugly card using the Buffalo Check background stamp. I have seen SOOOO many cute things made with it. I hope it NEVER retires!!! It goes with just about EVERYthing ... kids cards, girl cards, boy cards, kid cards ... it's simply the BEST, don't you think??

True confessions ... as much as I loved creating this card, it was one of those that everything went wrong with while I was working on it. I have two Painted Harvest sets (the one with the sunflower). One of them doesn't stamp well, and the other one does. I even have them marked (not sure why I"m keeping the not-so-good one). I had some trouble with my Cajun Craze ink pad ... pretty sure I need a new one!! When I finally got it stamped, I realized I was using the funky stamp set. So I had to stamp it again with the better one. THEN, when I finally got it how I liked, I started to fussy cut it out. Then I realized I hadn't cleaned my fingers and I smudged Early Espresso ink all over my lovely sunflower! Stamped it a third time ... was good to go, then!!! (This was, of course, after I had stamped the Buffalo Check background and realized I was having issues with my ink pad ... so I stamped that three times as well!). Moving on to the leaves behind the flower. I wasn't quite sure what I was going to do for a sentiment, so I kept messing with the placement of the leaves and berries ... took me three times to get that how I wanted it, too!! Sheesh!!! I was DETERMINED to get this card done! It just took me MUCH longer than I had planned.

I cut the sentiment out using one of the Stitched Shapes oval dies ... then I used the criss-cross border die from the Stitched Labels thinlits to "frame" it in on the top and bottom, which I then trimmed above and below to end up with the shape I used for the sentiment.

Stamps: Painted Harvest, Buffalo Check
Paper: Gray Granite, Crushed Curry, Whisper White, Cajun Craze, Festive Farmhouse DSP
Ink: Cajun Craze, Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie, Early Espresso, Gray Granite, Basic Gray
Accessories: Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies, Stitched Labels Framelits Dies, Braided Linen Trim, Linen Thread

Here's a blog roll just in case you get "stuck" trying to hop around ...

Monday Montage Hoppers
Amy O'Neill - Amy's Paper Crafts - NOT PARTICIPATING THIS WEEK
Breelin Renwick - Craft-somnia Momma
Cathy Casey - Sugar Shack Designs
Dani Dziama - Dani's Thoughtful Corner
Elizabeth Price - Seeinginkspots
Julie Warnick - Julie Warnick Stampin' Up! Blog
Kaitlyn Zumbach - Create with Kaitlyn - NOT PARTICIPATING THIS WEEK
Melissa Stout - The Stamp Doc
Wendy Weixler - Wickedly Wonderful Creations - YOU'RE ALREADY HERE!!

It's that time of year again ... fall ... Halloween ... you know what I mean!!! So I am heading off to the Happiest Place On Earth for a few days this week with my BFF, Cheryl. I am getting SUPER excited!!! Just hope I can get myself together before it's time to go!

Click "Back" for Melissa Stout and "Next" for Bree Renwick ... I end up spending more money on supplies by looking at what THEY have made!!! They are AMAZING!


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Friday, October 12, 2018

Fab Friday #148

The inside of my house is decked out ... the outside of my house is decked out ... so I guess I have officially given in to Halloween/Spooky season!!! Honestly, this is my favorite month of the year. I absolutely LOVE Halloween ... and fall ... and costumes ... and decorating!!! The Fab Friday folks are playing around this week with a color challenge ... and it just SCREAMED Halloween at me, so I just went with that!

Isn't this little witchy hat just the CUTEST??? The brim is made with two circle punches (or framelits), and the pointy part is made with the old (retired) Tree Punch. You can just as easily make the pointy part from a rectangle and trim down the sides ... I just went with the easier approach!

Stamps: Trick or Tweet, Gallery Grunge
Paper: Whisper White, Gorgeous Grape, Pumpkin Pie Glimmer Paper (retired), Basic Black Glimmer Paper (retired)
Ink: Gorgeous Grape, Pumpin Pie, Basic Black
Accessories: 5/8" Burlap Ribbon, Black/Pumpkin Bakers Twine (retired), Basic Black Bakers Twine, Faceted Dots, Classic Label Punch









See what I mean???? PERFECT Halloween combo!










Here's a link to the Fab Friday Challenge Blog so you can play along:

Fab Friday Challenge Blog

Check out the Fab blogs of my fellow Fab Friends:

Mindy Backes
Cindy Beach
Heather Heroldt
Brian King
Amy Koenders
Justin Krieger
Amanda Mertz
Brenda Myers
Jan Tinklenberg

I have had a VERY busy week ... and will have a VERY busy weekend! Sometimes I need to be cloned ... at least some of the things I'm doing this weekend are going to be FUN (we're meeting some friends for breakfast tomorrow morning, which will start the weekend off GREAT!)!!

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Sunday, September 30, 2018

Monday Montage #125


How on EARTH can it already be OCTOBER 2018??!!?? I'm both happy and blown away by that!!! I LOVE Fall ... and Halloween is my very most FAVORITE holiday ... and I freakin' can't believe that it seems like we should only be in FEBRUARY!!! Thank GOODNESS for the Monday Montage girls and the excuse it gives me to get crafty!!

I nearly named our new puppy Aspen ... because she is brown and white ... and because I love Aspen trees. They remind me of the many, many hours I have spent hiking hither and yon. Aspens are BEAUTIFUL. So I had fun stamping some on my card!! The name of my puppy was overwritten by Juniper ... aka JuneBug ... aka Junie ... aka sweet puppy!!

Stamps: Winter Woods, Itty Bitty Greetings, Gallery Grunge
Paper: Whisper White, Very Vanilla, Crumb Cake, Wood Textures DSP
Ink: Early Espresso, Crumb Cake
Accessories: Layered Leaves Dynamic Textured Impressions Folder, In the Woods Framelits Dies, Crumb Cake Bakers Twine

Here's a blog roll just in case you get "stuck" trying to hop around ...

Monday Montage Hoppers
Amy O'Neill - Amy's Paper Crafts
Breelin Renwick - Craft-somnia Momma
Cathy Casey - Sugar Shack Designs
Dani Dziama - Dani's Thoughtful Corner
Elizabeth Price - Seeinginkspots
Julie Warnick - Julie Warnick Stampin' Up! Blog
Kaitlyn Zumbach - Create with Kaitlyn - NOT PARTICIPATING THIS WEEK
Melissa Stout - The Stamp Doc
Wendy Weixler - Wickedly Wonderful Creations - YOU'RE ALREADY HERE!!

My hubby and I are starting the Whole 30 meal plan this month as well. We spent a bunch of time this weekend pre-prepping food so that we would have things to eat and NOT to be tempted to eat the things that aren't really on the plan! I figure that ANY "diet" that includes the ability to eat BACON is going to be a very, very GOOD thing!!! I'm not quite sure how my three-day adventure in Disneyland in a couple of weeks is going to fit into this plan, but one day at a time, right???

Click "Back" for Melissa Stout and "Next" for Amy O'Neill ... all the crafty goodness you will see in one place with minimal effort!!


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Friday, September 28, 2018

Fab Friday #147

Sooooo ... life with a puppy is ANYthing but BORING!! Juniper has been so much fun and amazingly easy to handle ... for a puppy, that is!!! The only "complaint" I can say I have about her is that she LOVES my 13-year-old toy poodle, Daisy, a little too much!!! We have resorted to a spray bottle to squirt her if she gets a little too enthusiastic whilst around Daisy!!! And she wants to help me stamp in the WORST way!!! She is particularly interested in paper bits, spools of ribbon and thinlits/framelits dies!!! It's hard to get mad at her when so is SOOOOOO stinkin' cute!!

Which brings me to the card I made for this week's Fab Friday Stampin' Challenge. I dropped my thinlits a couple of times ... and Juniper was on them like white on rice!!! It's a good thing I was paying attention, or they may have been bent beyond recognition (she doesn't really have much more than little puppy teeth, so she couldn't chew holes in them!)!

Stamps: Detailed With Love
Paper: Whisper White, Soft Suede, Crumb Cake, Cajun Craze, Early Espresso, Gold Foil
Ink: Early Espresso, Soft Suede
Accessories: Corrugated Dynamic Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Tin Tile Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Stitched Labels Framelits Dies, Pretty Pines Thinlits Dies, Braided Linen Trim, Sequins (which I snatched from an old Project Life kit!)









You could also turn this layout horizontally ... it would be cute both ways!










Here's a link to the Fab Friday Challenge Blog so you can play along:

Fab Friday Challenge Blog

Check out the Fab blogs of my fellow Fab Friends:

Mindy Backes
Cindy Beach
Heather Heroldt
Brian King
Amy Koenders
Justin Krieger
Amanda Mertz
Brenda Myers
Jan Tinklenberg

I am going to join my friend, Bree, on the Whole 30 Challenge starting on October 1st. Which is only a few days away ... I'm kind of excited yet kind of nervous to do it!! I guess I should try to plan out a menu and get some shopping done this weekend so that I will be ready!!

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Happy Freakin' Holidays 2018!




I have caved in ... It is only September and I am already making CHRISTMAS cards!! Thanks to my fellow Control Freaks, we are highlighting things from the new Holiday Catalog! And BOY OH BOY are the projects on this blog tour are AMAZING!!! You should just have come from the block of the crafty, clever and creative Kelly Acheson!! You ARE getting in a holiday mood, aren't you???


This go 'round I decided to focus on the Swirls and Curls Textured Impressions Embossing Folder. It can be interpreted a lot of different ways, but I chose to do one more along the "elegant" lines, and one that is more "whimsical". I'm a sucker for classic Christmas colors ... red, green, white ... and GOLD!!! So that's what you got with this card (and I used my ever-favorite Trio Corner Punch!)!

Stamps: Merry Christmas to All
Paper: Whisper White, Shaded Spruce, Cherry Cobbler
Accessories: Stitched Shapes Framelits, Trio Corner Punch, Sprig Punch, 5/8" Striped Burlap Trim, Gold Thread, Swirls and Curls Textured Impressions Embossing Folder

The dies that go with the Santa's Workshop Specialty Paper are SPOT ON, you guys!!! I mean, you don't even have to stamp or color if you don't want to or don't have time!! This card came together really quickly ... because I used a die to cut the Mrs. Santa image from the DSP ... easy peasy!!! And I LOVE it!!

Stamps: Signs of Santa
Paper: Whisper White, Coastal Cabana, Silver Foil, Santa's Workshop Speciality DSP
Ink: Coastal Cabana
Accessories: Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies,  Swirls and Curls Textured Impressions Embossing Folder, Linen Thread, Whisper White Polka Dot Tulle Ribbon, Santa's Signpost Framelits Dies


Next up???  ... super Cindy Elam!! I just LOVE her style!!!

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