Before we know it, it'll be November. I'm trying to get in a Holiday State of Mind:
So I picked up the Teresa Collins' Something Wonderful 6x6 at Impress for 40% off. It's an awesome collection of papers! I combined it with Paper Smooches' Fresh Snow. Something that I always forget to do is heat emboss with clear embossing powder when using the Fresh Inks...that's what I did for the snowflakes. I used Pink Lemonade ink and clear embossing powder. I love the variation on the text patterned paper.
See that awesome veneer snowflake?
paper: teresa collins/something wonderful stamps: paper smooches/fresh snow ink: fresh ink cocoa/pink lemonade, clear embossing powder other: canvas corp clothespin, target wood veneer ornament, reverse confetti tag die
I didn't buy one but 2 packages of them LAST YEAR and I'm finally using them. I picked them up at Target.
Have you heard what Jingle Belles is doing?
Well for one, their current challenge is
What's even more awesome is that for every new card that links up to their challenge, they will donate $4 to the Susan G Komen Foundation! Now how FABulous is that?! So, what are you waiting for? Get those Pink Supplies out and start creatin'!
I was also inspired by Lisa Arana's card over at
I'm also linking up to
Paper Smooches Sparks
Evidently I was feeling the festive holiday vibe and designed another Christmas inspired card:
paper: strathmore stamps: neat & tangled/simple christmas ink: distress ink other: watercolor brush
I used the Neat & Tangled Simple Christmas set. I used distress ink and a fine tip paintbrush to kind of smoosh the ink around. Since it had such a rustic feel, I topped the card off with some May Arts twine.
I was inspired by
Next Saturday a bunch of crafty girls are coming over for our first annual Holiday Kick-off! I'm looking forward to the Make 'n Takes that the lovely Kimberly has designed for us. I need to get a jump start on my holiday cards!