Monday, November 24, 2014

Squirrelfest 2014: you are one of a kind




Squirrel!!

I tell you, cracks me up every time.

cardstock:  mft steel grey, recollections white, papertrey ink vellum  stamps:  sweet stamp shop/cheeky & easily distracted, paper smooches fresh snow  ink:  black zing, copics  other:  mama elephant basic set/creative cuts, gold thread, studio calico woodgrain sequin stars, gold thread

The squirrel and squirrel sentiment are (retired) Sweet Stamp Shop, I know...I wish they weren't retired!  The "You are one of a kind" is Paper Smooches.

I made a faux shaker.  Why faux?  I love vellum and I love heat embossing vellum but man, that stuff goes, well, squirrely.  I didn't want to stitch down all four sides so I opt'd for the top & bottom, with gold thread.

I'm playing along with Emily's Squirrelfest Challenge!

Here are today's Christmas Cards:


cardstock:  papertrey ink black paper:  prima/coffee break  stamps:  neat & tangled/warm wishes  ink:  zing/white  other:  neat & tangled a lot to say nice & neat die

I tell you, Neat & Tangled's Warm Wishes was MADE for that A Lot to Say die, dontcha think?  The patterned paper....Prima Coffee Break from Butterfly Reflections Ink!

I literally made all 3 cards this morning since I was up at 2:30!


27 comments:

  1. way to go on the early morning cards!!! sooo cute!!!

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  2. ... and that Prima PP was MADE for you. And I think you're drinkin' too much of the stuff. 2:30?!?!?

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  3. Girl what were you doing up at 2:30? You should have called me! These are fantastic Amy!

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  4. I am so enjoying your fabulous holiday cards, Amy!

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  5. Oh, I love all of these, Amy! That squirrel card is just too cute! And your reasoning for the faux shaker totally makes sense to me!

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  6. Ack! Could this be any cuter?! Love your overloaded squirrel card and those tall coffee cards are awesome!! Thanks so much for playing along in my SquirrelFest Challenge!

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  7. You are so funny! Great cards, Jo x

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  8. Oh man - Your squirrel card cracks me up, too. That is a running joke with my can't-hold-a-straight-conversation sister. Hope you get some sleep soon!

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  9. Your faux shaker card...LOVE.IT. And boy does that sound like me, not wanting to stitch all four sides! lol ;) And your Christmas card are soooo sweet!!!

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  10. what cute cards.. I love how you stamped the squirrels and added the vellum..

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  11. The squirrel card cracks me up too! I love those Christmas cards as well!

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  12. EEK!!!! That first one would be PERFECT for my BOSS!! He is SOOOOOOOOOO SQUIRREL!!! We are constantly giving him crap over it! LOL!!! I loveeeeeee these!!!!!

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  13. That BG is totally RAD and I TOTALLy Agree, they were made for each other!!!!!

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  14. Love how you used the vellum over your card, Amy!! So fun!

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  15. Cute! I love the vellum and the 'odd' squirrel!

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  16. Oh such awesome cards...........Way to go being so creative in the wee hours

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  17. Lovely idea using the Vellum Amy..cute Squirell too and nice one in green..cute card Amy...I join too at Emily challenge SquirellFest...would be so happy if you visiting my Squirell card too dear Amy...big hugs from Germany...Monika

    PS: your coffee card is so cool can be for boys or for woman/girls :) you are queen at coffee card Amy...I knew it hehehe :-)

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  18. Cracks me up every time, too! I love your squirrel card. Such fun! Up at 2.30? Crazy! ;-)

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  19. Such a FUN Card!! LOVE the Vellum and the Repeated Design!! =)THANKS for sharing and have a FABULOUS THANKSGIVING WEEK!! =)

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  20. Very FUN card! Cracks me up!!!
    Love your Christmas cards too!

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  21. Well you know you've got me with the coffee card... we just had a squirrel break in in Tahoe (it was easier to clean up vs. the bear).

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  22. Omg the squirrel card is too awesome haha, love it!

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  23. AHHHH Squirrel! I say that all.the.time! Or OOOH SHINY! :) Love the green buddy :) And those coffee cards are muy fabulous!

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Cheers,
~amy~