Category Archives: Christmas

Simple and elegant

SMH, it finally dawned on me why so many of my cards were smudged in my photos.  Yes, the smudge was on the camera lens, not the cards.  Sigh. This simple and elegant Jingle Jump card is “me” all over!  … Continue reading

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Very merry!

I achieved a major victory the other day when we put the invitations to our neighborhood gathering in the mail at last!  They were leftovers from the October Jingle Jump, and it was my intention all along to use them as … Continue reading

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Snowflake Showcase #3

Something about the Snow is Glistening set makes me want to go all retro.  So I added stamps and dies from the Merry Christmas to All bundle (page 5 in the Holiday Catalog) to create a card that could have … Continue reading

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Snowflake Showcase #2

Here’s the second camp card for November.  I decided to go kind of “mod” with this card because of the tree image.  To add some shimmer to the snowy hill, stampers swiped Champagne Mist Shimmer Paint over the embossing.  After cutting … Continue reading

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Snowflake Showcase #1

Unbelievably, it’s the end of November and the final days for the Snowflake Showcase promotion.  Here in north central Illinois we’ve had snow on several occasions (including a 10-inch “event” earlier this week), so using these products all month just … Continue reading

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A square wreath

When stampers talk about simple stamping (as in, #SimpleStamping), just what do we mean?  As you might expect, examples are all over the place!  I tend to confuse “clean and simple” with simple stamping, but of course a design can … Continue reading

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Swirly reindeer

Here’s another simple card from last month’s Jingle Jump, featuring the beautiful reindeer from Dashing Deer. I loved designing this card because it combines a stunning image with some repeating elements: The stitching on the oval and on the “pointy … Continue reading

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Snowflake Showcase promotion begins tomorrow!

Let it snow!  Or at least, create a snowy wonderland using an incredible assortment of products in the Snowflake Showcase promotion — for the month of November only.  (You saw a Jingle Jump card made with this promotion in yesterday’s … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings snowflakes

I’m gearing up for November, which will be busy with celebrations and projects and trips and, beginning Thursday 11/1, the Snowflake Showcase promotion.  I’ll have details tomorrow — and on Thursday I’ll tell you how we can all celebrate my birthday … Continue reading

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Stamp Review Crew: Dashing Deer

Welcome to this edition of the Stamp Review Crew’s twice-monthly blog hop.  We gather on the first and third Monday of each month to show off one stamp set — this time it’s Dashing Deer, from the Stampin’ Up! 2018 … Continue reading

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