Thursday, December 31, 2009

Christmas Cards

Todays updates are some of the Christmas cards I made.  I admit to buying way more supplies than I could possibly use, but I just loved all the Christmas stuff I saw.  Cartridges, cuttlebug folders, stamps galor, and piles of paper.  I'm thinking that maybe I'll make Christmas cards throughout the year with this stuff, then give them to the residents at the assisted living place where my father-in-law lives.  Anyhow, on to the cards I did make.

This card is one of my favorites.  It's so sparkly and shiny in real life.  The snowglobe was cut with Joys Of The Season, then embossed with the cuttlebug on both the globe and the base.  The cardinal on Winter Woodland is the same as on this embossing folder, so I cut that out at 2", embossed it in the folder, and layered it on.  Added some sparkly flowers, glittered branches, and rhinestones.  I almost hated to give this one away, but someone else needed it more than I did.  The snowglobe was so much fun to do, that I did another one.

This snowglobe went to my Chemo Card Buddy.  I sent her Christmas cards all month long, but this was her final and fanciest one.  I used the cuttlebug on the globe and base of this one also.  I thought the snowy village scene was perfect for this card.  Next:

This is the card I made for my family members.  I heat embossed all of the stamping with silver glittered powder, and used the new larger sized snowflake cuttlebug folder on the background.  I did tons of matting with light blue, white, and silver foil cardstock.  This card was so heavy and cost so  much to mail, I didn't have to worry about sending gifts.  (tee hee).  Next:

I did a handful of these fun glittery cards.  I just love this embossing folder, and again cut the cardinal out from Winter Woodland and layered it on.  I also added some glittered snowflakes and put red rhinestones in them.  The corners were done with a punch.  Isn't that festive?  Next:

These 3 are some of the ones I did with the new embossing folders, foil cardstock, stamps, and gold glittered embossing powder.  They were pretty quick and easy.  I just LOVE that flurries folder--so elegant looking.  Notice that I didn't use a single sheet of the Christmas print cardstock I bought, or even very many cuts from the cricut.  Bad, bad, bad.  So much stuff and such a short season to use it....  Well, you all have a great New Year and don't forget I will be posting some blog candy shortly after I have this all updated.  I'm almost there!  Thanks for taking a peek!


  1. Oh oh... how beautiful these are... you are so amazing with all of your creativity... Thanks for sharing them. I loved the snow globe

  2. Oh my, these are amazing!! I hope I can get my hands on the Joy of the season cartridge soon, cos that snowglobe looks amazing!! Thanks so much for sharing!

  3. Your cards are stunning to say the least...I left you an award at

  4. Thank you so much for updating your blog. I love your work and although I look at Cricut Cards frequently, it's nice to be able to see what you've done directly on your blog.

    Where do you get your foil cardstock? My shopping resources locally are woefully inadequate!

  5. It's me again.. I wanted to share with you that I starting a new blog (still keeping sandy from ukiah) to do Project 365. I would love it if you would pop over sometimes to say hi and see what I am doing. (and maybe you will become a follower and join my adventures this year)

  6. Wow, I have had such a hard time trying to color that cardinal, I had no idea it matched WW, I have that and will definately trying that! They are all beautiful, TFS!

  7. Love 'em all! Hope you had a great New Year! It has been a pleasure getting to know you. I really enjoy visiting your blog and I'm looking forward to seeing what you come up with in the year to come.