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Christmas Easel Card

Candy Cane Fairy By:  Cathy Peper, Editor Finished card size:  About 5.5 inches diameter Supplies: Stamps: Candy Cane Fairy (Faerie Song) “Naughty or Nice” (Faerie Song) Paper: Avalanche white (Bazzill) Solar White (Neenah) Patterned Paper (Echo Park) Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko) Archival Jet Black (Ranger) Dies: Grand Scalloped Circle (Spellbinders) Ribbon Tag Trio 3 […]

Christmas Card-Polished Stone

Merry Christmas Ornament Card by Cathy Peper, Editor Finished card size:  6.5 by 5 inches Supplies: Stamps: Ornament background, topper, snowflakes and sentiment from Heirloom Ornament Set 2 (StampingScrapping) Paper: White card base (Michaels) Fresh Asparagus card stock (Gina K Designs) Solar White card stock (Neenah) Kromecote Glossy card stock (Marco’s Paper) Very Merry Christmas patterned […]

Holiday Quickies: Christmas Package Card

Christmas Package Card Finished size: 4.5 x 6.25” Supplies: Stamps: Package stamp (Anita’s) Clear Merry Christmas (Inkadinkado) Paper: 8 ½ x 11” Kromekote Glossy White Cardstock (Marco’s Papers) 4.5 x 6.25” Red card base Inks: Versamark Watermark ink (Tsukineko) (or your choice of embossing ink) Pine Ancient Page Permanent dye ink (Clearsnap) Pinata Chili Pepper […]

Holiday Quickies: Ornament Card

Embossed Ornament Finished card: 4.25” x 5.5”   Supplies: Stamps: Merry Christmas (unknown – very old clear stamp) Inks: Versamark (Tsukineko) Papers: Sticky backed glitter paper – artist’s stash White  Classic Crest Solar White (Neenah) Other: Gold detail embossing powder (Ranger) Gold border sticker (Starform) Embossing folder of your choice – I used several in […]

Holiday Quickies: When You Stop Believing…

Finished size: 4.25 x 5.5” Supplies: Stamps: Stop Believing Text (Ditto by Hampton Arts) Santa (Inkadinkado) Clear Snowflake (Inkadinkado) Paper: 8 ½ x 11” White Cardstock Inks Coal Black, Cardinal and Pine Ancient Page Permanent dye ink (Clearsnap) Red, pale pink and green Tombow markers (or your choice of markers) Other: Detailed Black Embossing Powder […]

Holiday Quickies: Christmas Cards

Quickie Christmas Cards Finished Card Size: 5.5” x 4.25”   Supplies: Stamps: Nutcracker & Wishing [Recollections] Candy & Snowman [Inkadinkado] Believe [Clear Art Stamps] Papers: With Trees and Snow Mambi sheet [Me & My Big Ideas] The Christmas Combo [DVWV] Stash [Unknown] Inks: Versafine Crimson Red [Tsukneko] Versafine Olympia Green [Tsukneko] Versafine Vintage Sepia [Tsukneko] […]

December 2012 Trail Map: Lorraine’s View

 OH CHRISTMAS TREE Finished size:  5.5″ x 4.25″ I just purchased a new stamp and was eager to use it.  New stamps seem to get the creative juices flowing and what better time to try it out than the Christmas season. My card is based on Regena’s December 2012 Trail Map. Supplies: Stamps: Tree (Magenta) […]

Designer’s Favorite Colors: Debbie’s View

 Finished Card Size: 6″ x 6″ Supplies Stamps: Popcorn the Bear with Love (Crafter’s Companion) Paper: White from my stash Red from my stash Pink from my stash Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tuskineko) Memories White Dye (Superior) Distress ink Festive Berries (Ranger) Other: Dies: Petite Ovals Large (Spellbinders) layered Poinsettia (Spellbinders) Leane Holly Frame  (LeCrea […]

Holiday Quickie: 2 for 1 Holiday cards

Finished project 4.25″ x 5.5″ Supplies: Stamps: Holiday Silhoutettes  (Inkadinkadoo) Paper: Spring Larch – Petallics  ( The Paper Cut) White – Neena Classic Crest  Solaris White Ink: Aloe Vera Versamagic ink pad (Tsukineko)  Gamma Green Brilliance ink pad (Tsukineko) Directions: Cut an 8.5 x 11 inch sheet of Spring larch in half to form 2 cards. […]

Holiday Quickie: Last Minute Gift Ornament

By: Stephanie Loomis, Editor & Artistic Guide  It’s Christmas Eve and you JUST remembered that you need a gift for the children’s choir director at church before the 6 p.m. service. What to do?  Make this quick ornament from supplies you KNOW you have in your stash and look well prepared. Supplies: Stamps and Ink: […]

Holiday Quickie: Quick die-cut Christmas card

Finished card size: 5.25″ x 7.875″ This is a Christmas card that’s quick and easy, using only three punches and a Cricut sentiment. Supplies: Paper: Black card stock (CS) White card stock (CS) Other: Deer punch (EK Success) Tree punch (EK Success) Snowflake punch (Fiskars) Christmas die cut,  Beyond Birthdays Cricut cartridge (Provo Craft) Cricut machine (Provo […]

Holiday Quickies: Last Minute Holiday Card

Finished Card Size:  5.5″ x 4.25″ When I don’t make my Christmas cards early, I start thinking about a card with minimum layers and no coloring required.  I have always thought that black and white has a particularly elegant look.  The card shown above only takes about 5 minutes to make.  In addition, while it is definitely a […]

Holiday Quickies: Note Cards

Finished Card Size: 4.25″ x 5.5″   The card pictured above was made primarily from paper from my color scraps, and took about 6 or 7 minutes to make including cutting the paper.  Here’s what you need to make it.  Supplies: Stamps: H5424 Exotic Bloom (Hero Arts) A Happy Hello (Hero Arts) Bird (Memory Box) Paper: […]

Holiday Quickies: Ribbon Angel

Finished card size: 5.5” x 4.25” Supplies: Stamps: Magic of the Season (Paula Best) Paper: Print and Solid Blue Winter Matstack (DCWV) White Cardstock (Unknown) Ink: Deep Lagoon Versafine ink pad (Tsukineko) Other: 2.5” Holiday Ribbon with wire edges Birthstone gems (Darice) Directions: Cut white 5.5” x 8.5” and fold in half. Cut  blue print […]

Holiday Quickies: Joyfold Christmas

 Finished card size: 5.5″ x 4.25″ Supplies: Stamps:                                                                                                           Angel Stamp (I Love Rubber Stamps) Script stamp (The Angel Company) Sentiment stamps (The Angel Company) Poinsettia stamp (Stampabilities) Papers: Lipstick Red cardstock (The Angel Company) Palo Verde green cardstock (Bazzill) Holly patterned paper (unknown) Inks: Versamark watermark ink pad (Tsukineko) Galaxy Gold Brilliance ink pad (Tsukineko) […]

Holiday Quickies: Believe Angel

Finished size card: 5.5” x 4.25” Supplies: Stamps: Believe set of 2 (Clear Art Stamps) Paper: Glossy Lavender Cardstock (Unknown) Designed  scrapbook paper (Unknown) Scrap of paper previously sprayed with color mists*** Ink: Mediterranean Blue Brilliance ink pad (Tsukineko) Other: Clear Embossing Powder (Ranger) Corkscrew Decorative scissors (Fiskars) Directions: Adhere  both the “Angel” and the […]

December 2010 Trail Map

What a gorgeous Trail Map Regena created for you this month!  A wonderful layout to showcase your holiday images, or any other image,  in all their glory!  The team takes you through a Winter Wonderland this month with their samples using this sketch. There are Christmas cards, holiday cards, thank you cards and more to […]

Holiday Quickies: Winter Solstice

Finished size:  5.5″ x 4.125″ Winter Solstice The shortest day of the year Supplies:  Stamps: Tree (Just For Fun) Winter (Unknown) Paper: Cardstock (The Paper Cut) Glitter Paper – (unknown) Black Glossy – (Marco’s) Ink: Black VersaFine (Tsukineko) Other: Embossing powder (PK Glitz) Cuttlebug die cuts (ProvoCraft) Radiant Rain Sprays (LuminArte) Double-stick tape (Golf Smith) […]

Holiday Quickies: Poinsettia cards

Finished size card – 5.5” x 4.25” It’s December and you haven’t started your Christmas cards yet?  Where did October and November go????   I began with the materials that I bought this year, in July, as I planned to get an early start. These Christmas cards were made with my newly purchased items.   Supplies: […]

Sweet Grass Stamps: Stephanie’s View

 A Sweet Grass Holiday Stephanie Loomis, Artistic Guide and Editor-in-Chief                                                                                                                                                                                   finished card size: 5.5″ x 4.25″ I had a grand time with these terrific images.  I made a variety of cards and got to play with lots of coloring techniques: alcohol based markers, watercolor crayons, and colored pencils. I think my favorite, though, is […]