Monday, August 5, 2013

Thinking About Christmas

Good morning, and thanks for dropping by today! 

I usually have a good start on my Christmas cards for the holiday season by this time, but I only have a handful of cards ready for this year. In my family, we have a couple of holiday traditions which take up most of my crafting time in December. I won't go into detail about that today, but between the two projects it means about 78 scrapbook pages for me to complete. If I don't have Christmas cards finished and addressed by Thanksgiving, I will be up a creek without a paddle.

So today for Kitchen Sink Stamps 10 Minutes and 10 Minutes more designs I have created Christmas cards using Multi Step Gift. It is a great set for birthday cards and Christmas cards, as well. Now I only need about 50 more Christmas cards!

10 Minute Card


Papers : Pure Luxury White by Gina K. Designs, Martha Stewart Snowflake Mat Pad
Inks: Memento Angel Pink, Love Letter, and Rhubarb Stalk

10 Minutes More Card

For this card I stamped the bow a second time, cut it out, and popped it up on top of the package. I also added a fleur de lis frame and a pretty jewel to dress up the package.



Stamps: Multi Step Gift, Multi Step Christmas Lights, Multi Step Girzzly Bear Wishes
Papers : Pure Luxury White by Gina K. Designs, Martha Stewart Snowflake Mat Pad,
Poppy Parade by Stampin' Up
Inks: Memento Love Letter and Rhubard Stalk,
 Stampin' Up Pistachio Pudding and True Thyme
Tools: Spellbinders' Fleur De Lis Squares
Embellishment: Dimensionals, Dual Tone Prizm by Joleen's Boutique

The rest of the Kitchen Sink Crew have designs to share with you today!
Be sure to visit them before you leave!

 *Tammy * Connie * Lisa * Julie  Maria

10 comments:

  1. I love both of these Christmas card, Lynn! Christmas cards are, by far, my favorite kind of cards to make(except when I'm still making them on Christmas Eve)!

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  2. So pretty and love that gen in the center of the bow!
    78 scrap book pages.......Yikes!!!!
    Lynn

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  3. Goodness gracious 78 pages! Yikes, good luck getting them completed! Both cards are beautiful and great layouts! Love the gem you added on the second card!

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  4. Maybe there ARE advantages to tiny families Lynn LOL I can see why you need to start early with your Christmas preparations.
    You have a good start with your lovely cards. They are pretty! And the good news is .....you only have 48 more to make!

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  5. This is such a gorgeous off center design Lynn, and I love both cards. May definitely have to case these. xx

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  6. Wow - I really like the layout! I don't think I've ever seen a panel on the angle that you used! So great!!!

    Hope you get your cards done!!!! :)

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  7. Oh my friend, you are two more beautiful cards ahead for the holidays! Both are just as lovely as can be, love the classic elegance they behold - fabulous work!Blessings!

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  8. What a great design for Christmas cards, Lynn...I'll have to case these, for sure!!!

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  9. Love this layout...emphasizes both the sentiment...and the image!

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  10. I love both cards - don't think I could say one over the other...love those little packages!!!

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