Thoughts of Christmas

Ok, so I know it’s still months away (3ish) but I just love making Christmas cards.  You’ll be seeing many more from me over the next while because I give out all homemade cards and who knows….maybe I’ll pass some along to some special people to give with gifts.  I have a few people in my family who love my homemade crafts.  Here’s one I made with the Stampin Up Holiday Ornaments Framelits Dies.  I am absolutely obsessed with Stampin Up lately. 

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Paper Pumpkin starter kit from Stampin Up

I recently received my first kit from the Paper Pumpkin subscription by Stampin Up.  They had a 2 month introductory offer….$12.50 for the kit, delivered to your door.  Not bad hey AND it included ink, stamping block and 2 stamps….I thought that was just too good to pass up.  Here are the cards I have made so far.  Don’t ya just love the splatter stamp?

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All About Cards

Well I’ve been engrossed in making cards lately.  Haven’t scrapbooked in quite some time but I’m like that.  I seem to concentrate on one thing and when I get sick of doing it…off to another activity I go!

I recently picked up some Tim Holtz Seasonal Kraft Core Embossed paper.  That stuff is simply amazing.  It’s so nice that putting anything on it almost seems like a sin of some kind.  It is stunning sanded down and inked.  Here are 2 cards I made with it this week.

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Tags challenge: Polka Dots

I do not usually complete tags but I love Polka Dots and of course Catherine and Cathy Create…….huuuum, I think I have said that before. HAHA.  This is my creation!

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I love how the craft paper looked on the deep purple Stampin Up paper.

Hope you enjoy my creations and remember to check out Catherine and Cathy Creates.  I hope it inspires you the way I am inspired!

 

More entries into Catherine and Cathy Create

Well, the girls at Catherine and Cathy Create have out done themselves for August month.  Lots of wonderful designers and I love all the challenges.  So much so that I completed them all this weekend.  This was for the Here Comes the Bride monthly challenge.  

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Pop on over to http://www.catherineandcathycreate.com/ and see all the amazing creations!

 

I won something!

Awhile back I entered a contest from the blog Catherine and Cathy Create.  I am totally in love with their new blog.  There are so many ideas and contests to enter.  How can one not like to win scrapbooking candy!!!!  Anyhoo, I WON.  I do not know if I was more excited to get my prize or meet with the most awesome Cathy Caines for a coffee.  Here is what I won!

ImageGreat prize hey!  I love the punch because I have a butterfly stamp that fits perfect and the stamp set….well, what an amazing Halloween layout I will be able to do with that!

That is all for now folks!  Have a great night!

Cheers,

Rexene