Monday, March 4, 2013

It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas,,,,,,,

Ok, so it's not looking like Christmas,,,,,,,,,,,,but it sure is FEELING that cold here in Central to South Florida!!

We had nothing but mild, gorgeous weather all winter long,,,,,,,,,and now that March is here,,,,,,what do we get????


Well, it got me to thinking,,,,,,,,last Christmas I was TOTALLY unprepared for EVERYTHING! My shopping was behind,,,,,,I didn't have enough Christmas and Hanukkah cards to send (so I sent none).  Ugh,,,,,,,NEVER AGAIN!!!!! I've already started shopping for Christmas,,,,,,,,

and now I've begun my Christmas card making!

Here's a couple cards I made,,,,,,,,,,,


Card Recipe:
Paper:Coordinations, The Paper Studio (gold mirror cs) and GA Pacific CS
Stamps: Justrite back ground stamp
Ink:Ranger clear embossing ink
Embossing Powder: Ranger Gold embossing powder
Dies and punches: Martha Stewart punch around the page eyelet lace punch, Spellbinders layered poinsettias and Resplendent Rectangles, Impression Obsession pine branch, MFT Let it Snowflake die
Ribbon: May ARts from Really Reasonable Ribbon
gems: REcollections

And the second card,,,,,,,,

Who's sick of window cards??? LOL, I can't help it, this window is darling!!!

Card Recipe:
Paper: MME Noel stack, Coordinations, The Paper Studio gold mirror cs, various scraps
Dies and punches:Poppy Stamps Grand Madison Window and shutter dies, MFT let it snowflake die, Martha Stewart winter branch punch, Big Bite, EK Success Threading water border punch
Stamps: NONE!!!!!!!!!!!! GASP!!!!!!!! FAINT!!!!!!!! (I'm sure I'll put one on the INSIDE!!)
Ribbon: Recollections

And now for some exciting news!

I have THE BEST husband in the WORLD!!!!! My birthday is coming up in a few days, and he's bought me the Silhouette Portrait AND the upgraded software for it AND a subscription for designs!!!!!!!

If my husband knows one thing, it's ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

Crafty Wife=Happy Life!!!!!!

 So Expect to see some cards and projects using my new Silhouette as soon as it gets here (and I figure it out!!!)

Thanks for looking and I so appreciate your comments!!!!!


  1. What gorgeous cards!! They are both so beautiful!! I love the designs!! Congrats on your new Silhouette!!

    A Mermaid's Crafts

  2. Very pretty cards! I've always wanted to make a window Christmas card, and I love yours! Have fun with your new toy!

  3. Love em Holly! Happy Birthday! Enjoy your Portrait, I got one last month and love it!

  4. Wow, wow, wow! Love this one. Happy birthday (late?)!!! Looks like you're having a lot of fun with your new toy. Very pretty cards!