Saturday, November 27, 2010

Christmas card class for November

Greetings!!! I find it hard to believe that I'm finished with yearly Christmas cards for another year! Seems just like yesterday I was starting them in MUCH warmer weather!

Here are the 2 cards the ladies made in November 5 of each. Both ideas I found online.

I love the frosted technique - ran the medium acetate with petals a plenty and you rub the sanding block over...

Isn't this folded tree super cute?

For both cards we used the Holly Jolly dsp.
Happy Stampin'

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

September Christmas cards


Well i'm on a roll here, aren't I? Here are the Christmas cards that were made in September. Again, the ladies made 5 of each.
She snowflake is made using the Northern Flurry die with silver cardstock. Also silver embossing on some snowflakes too.

The other card has glitter faintly on it. You take a small spray bottle and fill with Rubbing Alchohol and then put 6 - 7 drops of Shimmer Paint. Shake and spray and voila - shimmer paper! so can never go wrong with glitter, that's all I'm gonna say!

Happy Stampin'

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Faith Girlz

November 6th I had the honour of taking my 2 oldest girls (tweens) to a Faith Girls conferance. It was such an amazing day and I loved having such great discussion with them! No little brother and sister interupting! Here is the website which I highly recommend! It was just accross the border so after the conferance we enjoyed a bit of shopping and a dinner out. Such special times.
Here is a picture with Nancy Rue who has authored many amazing books - both fiction and non fiction for the girls tween age group! She was a great speaker and my girls really related to her well. She has such a heart for her 'mini women' as she calls them!

Sunday, November 14, 2010

October Christmas cards

Every year I start holding my Christmas card classes in August. Since I havn't blogged I have lots to share in the upcoming days. Here are the 2 cards the ladies made in October - they make 5 of each. I really liked the idea of using the lattice die for the Big Shot as a stencil. I sponged Crumb cake over the stencil on Whisper White cardstock.
The bell was colouring in with ink and blender pens.

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Friday, November 12, 2010

Fall Fair


One of the yearly traditions at my kids elementary school is the annual Fall Fair for grade 2's. I've gone thru this 2x already and now it was Kylie's turn. Since she is a SU demo in the making she chose to make Fall cards. She had a blast, and she would disappear into my craft room and make the cards herself. She had fun gold embossing (was very wow'd) and I helped her with the Joseph's Coat card. Other then that she did it herself! I love how my love of all things arts and crafts has passed onto her.

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Wednesday, November 10, 2010

I'm back

Well hello out there! What can I say...its been a lonnnnnng time! All I have to say is life got busy and something had to give. Blogging was one thing that went to the wayside. I hope you understand.
Enough of that! I look forward to sharing what I've been stamping!

Here are my 2 club projects that we made in October. I just loved the tealight cake samples I saw online so when I saw the tealights (battery) at Costco in September I snatched them up, in anticipation of making them! I love how easy it is, and my girls especially have really liked this project.

The card we made used the reflection technique. An oldie but a goodie in my opinion. One of my favourite cards I have made was years ago and used this technique and Lovely as a Tree....

Its hard to make out but there is Dazzling Diamonds on the trees in the foreground. I loved this card sample when I came accross it online.

Thanks for your patience and I hope to be blogging more often now again.