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Thursday, December 8, 2011

Have a Holly Jolly Christmas

Good morning! I had a day off yesterday and had the opportunity to play the Splitcoaststampers sketch challenge. It was a fun sketch...will probably use it again for another card....

I used the My Mind's Eye 12 Days of Christmas pad and went for a bright and cheery look...I think the non-traditional colors are fun! Fluffles is colored with pencils, his eyes are dotted with a black gel pen, and the ornaments are accented with glitter. I added a sentiment from Verve, some ribbon, and brads to finish the card.

Image: Stampendous
Sentiment: Verve "Holly Jolly"
Paper: PTI Stamper's Select and Pure Poppy, SU! Bermuda Bay
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Sakura Black Gel Pen
Embellies: SU! Red Grosgrain Ribbon, Spare Parts Brads, Barbara Trombley's Art Glitter in "Angel Dust"
Extras: Prismas/Goo Gone, Tim Holtz Piercing Ruler, Lasting Impressions Piercer, The Paper Studio Sticky Doos

Below is a picture of the January card kit made for my S.S. I went with a winter theme; included were images from Stampendous and Kraftin' Kimmie, DP from Imaginisce (also a matching stamp), cardstock, diecut snowflakes, ribbons, and assorted brads. I really like making these and keep thinking it would be really fun to be able to do something creative like this for a living. No, I won't quit my day job! LOL

Thanks so much for stopping by; I hope you have a great day!

Angela

8 comments:

Imke said...

Awesome card, Angela. I like the bright colors. The sentiment from Verve looks great !!

The card kit is fabulous. I´m sure your SS will have a lot of fun !

Linda Palmer said...

I actually have that kit out on my table so that I can work on it when I get Christmas cards finished and I have the November one out too. I am going to send you to a blog where a lady does makes kits for sale, she includes a stamp and they aren't anywhere as nice as yours.
I love everything about this card, love the colors, love that Fluffles image, and love how well you matched your colors in the image to the paper...beautiful card.

http://heathershobbiehaven.blogspot.com/
I took a coloring class from her when Denise and I spent part of Oct. and Nov. in Oregon at the cabin. That is how I know her and I have bought one kit from her because everyone was out of the stamp I wanted.

Debra G Smith said...

Angela...I love love love the colors and the image is adorable. Might have to case the layout..really like that.
Hugs..

Donelda said...

cute cute cute!!

Kathy said...

Oh wow, you know I love this bright colorful paper. Fluffles looks amazing in the bright card. Fun sketch, too. Love your kits, too. You really know how to put things together well. Everything always coordinates beautifully.

Amy said...

Super cute card! And I love your card kit--I need to get some Kraftin Kimmie stams; I have been eyeing them for a while now...

Chris said...

adorable card, love the image!!

Larissa said...

Another cute card! Love the non traditional colours and Fluffles is cute as always.