Happy New Year! It's been awhile since I posted, and to be honest, I almost forgot how to do it! This first card of the year was sent to a dear friend going through a lot. I love to use my cards to encourage and send a little hug in the mail. I love ...

 

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An Encouraging Happy New Year

  Happy New Year! It's been awhile since I posted, and to be honest, I almost forgot how to do it! This first card of the year was sent to a dear friend going through a lot. I love to use my cards to encourage and send a little hug in the mail. I love receiving REAL mail, you know the kind with handwriting on the front and a real stamp? So, I imagine my cards bringing a smile to anyone I send

 

Holly and Sparkle

Today's card was fun! I love coloring and using the Stampin' Blends is easy. These large holly images from the Christmas Gleaming stamp set usually are overlooked. Here they make a lovely background stamped in Black onto Soft Sea Foam card stock. They are colored with Old Olive and Cherry Cobbler markers. All your work is finished after you color, so just stamp your sentiment, cut out with

 

Merry Ornament Christmas Card

Second card from my recent Christmas Workshop. I created this using the unexpectedly wonderful Ornamental Envelopes stamp set and Envelopes Dies. I loved the way the dies helped me cut out those ornament shapes. One die cuts all the shapes for you. I left some just stamped, and added a bow and a Star Designer Element to others. My Brightly Gleaming Specialty Designer Series Paper did all the rest

 

Fun Fold Perfectly Plaid Christmas Card

I recently had a Christmas Craft Time (in shifts over a 3-day period so there was much social distancing) and here is one of the cards I created for my gals to make. After picking out the prints from the Heartwarming Hugs Designer Series Paper I  created from that point and added three trees across the belly band that were stamped from the Perfectly Plaid stamp set. Here is the inside of the card

 

Forever Greenery Birthday for a Special Lady

I'm glad you stopped by today. I've been busy getting ready for my Christmas Craft Day and now that that is over, I'm ready to post some of the things I've been making lately. Here is a birthday card I made for my dear daughter-in-law. Awhile ago I posted the matching Gift Card holder and you can see that here.This card was made using the Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper cut with a Stitched