Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Just Jinglin' Along

I've been in a Christmas card mood lately, so while the feeling lasts, I'm getting a few more Christmas cards made for my next OWH box. The deadline for getting those Christmas cards to OWH is the end of the month, so there's no time like the present to finish them up.
I'm using Soft Stone cardstock by PTI & Cherry Cobbler by SU! along with Jingle dp by LilyBee. For this, I adhered strips of dp and cardstock to a scrap piece of cardstock, and then cut it using the top note die. After cutting, I embossed the entire piece with a sizzix snowcap ef. The snowflakes were stamped in the background using coordinating colors. The ornament punch was embossed with white, and the scalloped circle was edged with a gold paint pen while still in the die.
This was done with a stamp set I won recently from Julie over at the Stars & Stamps birthday bash. It's by recollections and was done using cherry cobbler and baja breeze inks. Again, I'm using dp from the Jingle pack. I just love those little trees :) This one was quick and easy, and I'll be making several more of this design.
That's it for me today - I hope you're all enjoying some beautiful weather like we're having here in PA. The monsoon returns tomorrow, but we had a fantastic week, so I won't complain.
See ya soon!

Carol

14 comments:

Donna Hanley said...

Carol, Both of these cards are great. It's nice to see non-conventional colors for Christmas cards. I've been doing that also, just to change it up. I love the papers you used in the first card and thatembossing folder. Talk to you soon. Off to work today.

Denise Marzec said...

Gorgeous papers, and I especially love the look of that first one with the top note die!

jimlynn said...

Both are wonderful! Love the look on that first card - very different and just beautiful.
Lynn

Paige said...

Two terrific cards! Love the embossed piece on the first card!

redwasher1 said...

What gorgeous Christmas cards!!!!!!!! I love both cards!!

Joanne (jojot) said...

both are fabulous...esp. love the texture on the first....

Marie Gamber said...

Wow! you put me to shame Carol! Your cards are so gorgeous. I must get started on Christmas. Your cards are getting me in the Christmas Spirit!
Hugs,
Marie

Marlene said...

If there was a "Queen of embossing" award, you'd deserve it! GORGEOUS!

Kathy and Lucky said...

These are such cute cards, love the quilt feel of the first one. Love the the little Xmas tress on the second and how it matches the paper.

Benzi said...

Carol, fab Christmas cards and I love that stamp set you won...made a super card. I need to get on the Christmas cards...going slow this year with them.

Benzi said...

Carol, fab Christmas cards and I love that stamp set you won...made a super card. I need to get on the Christmas cards...going slow this year with them.

JD said...

Beautiful cards, Carol, I especially like the first one, and I also really enjoyed that fabulous weather we WERE having. smile...

Sue from Oregon said...

Gorgeous colors, papers and wonderful texture!

Shannon White said...

Miss Carol these are both Fantastic! Gorgeous dp's on both and really loving the embossing on the first one, Reminds me of a cozy Christmas heirloom quilt. Just so Beautiful!

Hope you are having a Fabulous weekend Lady! 8-)

Hugs
Shannon