Quick n Easy Seasons Greetings Cards

Hi Everyone!

Tonight i’m sharing some quick n easy Christmas cards with you… with lots of fun stamping involved.

I made a dozen of these to give to the neighbour’s this year, they are all written out and just ready to be posted through the letter boxes.

If I get some time this week I will record a Youtube video tutorial on how I pulled these together.

xmas trees

 

supplies list :-

  • Base Cardstock is American Crafts Textured Olive Cardstock
  • Stampin Up Crumb Cake (Kraft) Cardstock
  • Clearly Besotted Modern Christmas Stamp Set
  • Hero Arts Shaddow Ink : Butter Bar, Cup o Joe,  field green,  forever green and red royal
  • Hero Arts Black Dye Ink
  • Stampin Up Dimensional Adhesive

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I stamped the front of each envelope with a single tree and the back flap of the envelope with a sprig of holly from the Holiday Sentiments Stamp set from Clearly Besotted Stamps…

xmas trees2

 

See you all later in the week with some more christmas card ideas :-)

Sarah

Wishing you….

Wishing you a speedy recovery card.

I made this card a couple weeks ago,  it is a full A4 size, I needed to make it big, because I took it into work for everyone to sign, as  my good friend and work colleague ended up in hospital.

wishing you

  • Stampin Up thinlets dies from the banner set
  • Stampin up heart trio punch
  • clearly besotted heart dies
  • various different 6 x 6 patterned papers
  • ruffle edge ribbon
  • various buttons
  • Thickers self adhesive chipboard letters
  • Tim Holtz vintage photo distress ink
  • Prima Sunrise patterned paper
  • red line tape
  • heavyweight white cardstock
  • Wild Orchid crafts Pearls and Rhinestones 3mm

wishing you 3

the thought behind the card was to send lots of love her way from everyone

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thanks for popping round

Sarah x

p.s. I have a one layer “production line” christmas card to share in my next post, I made all my neighbours christmas cards yesterday afternoon ;-)

JOY

JOY

A quick little project that I rustled up just before dinner this evening :)

joy 1

 

Supplies list :-

  • Pillow Box fromHobbycraft
  • Papermania 12 days of Christmas Patterned Paper
  • Stampin Up Banner Punch
  • Silver Glittered Cardstock
  • Foof-a-la Cotton Twill Tae
  • Stampin Up Alphabet Stamp Set
  • Hero Arts Black Dye Ink
  • Stampin Up Linen Thread (through the button)
  • Lime Green Felt
  • Natural Hemp Craft Cord (to tie the twill tape)
  • Blue Button
  • Clearly Besotted In Stitches Die Set (Star)
  • Wild Orchid Crafts 5mm Pearls
  • Green Crushed Silk Ribbon from Wild Orchid Crafts

joy 4

 

I think I might make some more of these tonight :-)

joy2

 

thanks for popping round

Sarah :-)

Christmas Crusted Stars

 

 

 

 

 

 

let it  snow stars

 

Let It Snow Supplies List :-

  • Simon Says Stamp Woodgrain cardstock
  • Clearly Besotted Stamps In Stitches Stamp and Die Set
  • My Minds Eye Enamel Dots
  • Hero Arts Mid Tone Shaddow Ink : Butter Bar
  • Delicato Gold Ink
  • Ranger Glossy Accents
  • Tim Holtz Dry Rock Candy Distress Glitter

star

 

Thanks for popping round

Sarah :)

 

 

 

The Man Cracker

Hi Everyone!

Today I bring you the man cracker ;-)

I made a cracker the other day but it was HUGE and I wanted to be able to scale it down a bit, ideally to get one out of a piece of 6×6 patterned paper.

I managed to get the measurements worked out and recorded a video over on Youtube of me making one from start to finish!

Man Cracker

 

supplies list :-

  • SEI Silver Valley Patterned Paper (dark brown and silver stripes)
  • SEI Silver Valley Cork Embelishments
  • Natural Hemp Cord
  • Rust Jingle Bells from TK Maxx
  • Sizzix Brenda Walton Medallion Die
  • Wild Orchid Crafts Resin Flower Embelishments
  • Red line tape

man cracker closeup

 

and here is the prototype I made earlier :-) lovely silvery & blue

Blue Cracker

 

Supplies List :-

  • SEI Silver Valley Patterned Paper & embelishment kit (Doily, Silver Organza Ribbon & Glittered Button)
  • Pink Paislee City Sidewalks Chipboard Snowflake
  • Stampin Up Linen Thread
  • Tombow Mono Multi Adhesive

cracker closeup

and finally a wee picture of the duo

cracker duo

 

don’t forget to check out the tutorial for these on youtube …thanks for popping round :-)

Sarah x

 

I Love You Christmas Tag

Hi everyone!

Can you believe it is thursday already? this week has flown past!

I have a video uploading onto youtube for the penguin tags I made the other day, windows media player is being a pain and crashing constantly, so you will be getting the full unedited blooper full 17 minute version :-)

Today I have another tag to share, using the clearly besotted delightful doily stamp and die set…

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supplies list :-

  • 320 gsm heavyweight white cardstock
  • Clearly besotted delightful doilies stamp and die set
  • Delicata gold ink
  • Stampin Up Chanpagne glass glitter
  • Ranger Glossy Accents
  • Stampin up dimensional adhesive
  • Martha Stewart Star Punch
  • Silver Pearl Embossing Powder
  • Natural Hemp Crafters Cord

loveyou 3

 

I’m looking forward to having a few more craft filled days before I go back to work next week :-)

love you 2

thanks for popping round

Sarah :-)

 

Christmas Penguins

Just a quick post for today… sharing some penguin gift tags for Christmas pressies, featuring the lovely little “let it Snow” stamp and die set from Clearly Besotted Stamps

blue penguin tags

 

supplies list for blue penguin tags:-

  • Dark Craft Cardstock 280 gsm from http://www.annamariedesigns.co.uk
  • My Minds Eye Coredinations Cardstock
  • Lifestyle Crafts Snowflakes die set
  • Papermania Ticket Die
  • Silver Glittered Paper from the kids craft section in Tesco
  • Clearly Besotted Let it Snow Stamp and Die Set
  • Aqua Rhinestones from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Dimensional Adhesive
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Stampin Up Indigo Island Ink
  • Versamagic Aspen Mist Chalk Ink
  • Versamark Ink Pad & Silver Pearl EmbossingPowder
  • Diamond Stickles
  • True Hemp Crafters Cord
  • Hero Arts Black Dye Ink
  • Hero Arts Tide Pool mid tone Shaddow Ink

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then I made some in green :-)

greenpenguin tags

I think the blue ones are my fav’s, what ones do you like best?

Supplies List for Green Tags

  • Dark Craft Cardstock 280 gsm from http://www.annamariedesigns.co.uk
  • Jillybean Soup Coredinations Cardstock
  • Lifestyle Crafts Snowflakes die set
  • Papermania Ticket Die
  • Green Glittered Paper from the kids craft section in Tesco
  • Clearly Besotted Let it Snow Stamp and Die Set
  • Green Pearls and Rhinestones from Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Dimensional Adhesive
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Stampin Up Indigo Island Ink
  • Versacolor Laurel Leaf Chalk Ink
  • Diamond Stickles
  • True Hemp Crafters Cord
  • Hero Arts Black Dye Ink
  • Hero Arts Forever Green mid tone Shaddow Ink

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thanks for popping round

Sarah