Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Thinking of you...

I had fun making today's card.  It's been awhile with the busyness of life, so I have not been in my craft room very much over the last 2 weeks.  So the return of some crafty mojo felt pretty good.  

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I used several things to make this card.  Here is a list:

1.  Stripes- Diagonal Stripes Stencil from Simon Says
2.  Thinking of you: Sending Happy Thoughts
3.  Ampersand (masked): Christmas 3x4
4.  sending christmas wishes: Holiday Envelope sentiments
5. Tree: Stitched Shapes and Die
6. Lipstick Red Ink from Simon Says
7. Green Apple Ink from Simon
8. Gold Cardstock from SU

oh and black Versafine ink too!  :)  All of the link are lined up at the bottom of this post!

So first, I used the Lipstick Red Simon ink and the Diagonal Stripe Stencil to make the background.  I stamped the sentiments in black ink and then added in the tree and gold foil heart last.

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So do you make your own Christmas cards or do you get photo cards printed?  I like to *try* to send Christmas cards but I usually get photo cards printed.  GASP....I know!  :)

Ok, off to put the kids to bed!  Have a great day!


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9 comments:

  1. Yahoo for the mojo returning. I love the font on the sentiment and those fabulous stripes.

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  2. Beautiful, Laurie! Yes, I send my own Christmas cards. I have done photo cards when the kids were younger but now I make my own. All 150 of them. ;)

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  3. So cute!!! And I'm with you!...I try my best to make Christmas cards, but usually end up buying them! ;)

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  4. So very sweet Laurie, I like the little gold heart!

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  5. So happy your back in the craft room as I always love your creations. This card is brilliant and given me such wonderful ideas. I never ever thought of using diagonal stripe stencils to create a candy cane type look. I don't have many stencils but this one I do have, so I'm going to give this a try. Can't wait to see what you come up with next!!

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  6. Love your card, Laurie!!! Lovely sentiment!!!

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  7. So, so adorable!! I love it!!! Red and white stripes just sing "Christmas" to me. I usually have photo cards printed but I'm actually considering making my own this year - I think I'm going to CASE one Nichole made for the October release, actually (the Jolly Holiday rainbow trees). This means I may end up doing half homemade and half preprinted. LOL

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  8. LOVE those festive red and white stripes!!!! And YAY for mojo!!! If you see mine, send her to me ASAP!! haha!

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