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Christmas in July 2015 – Day 3



I am quite late with today’s card but guess what? I have not one, not two but THREE cards to share!


I saw a cute sketch this morning and thought I would rotate it a few times.  All papers are from Stampin’ Up’s Festival of Prints stack which is retired. I didn’t even make a dent in it tonight!


Here is the sketch, it’s from Fab Friday’s June 12th challenge



Card #1

2015 Card 55 - Stampin Up Christmas Messages



Card #2 – my favorite!

2015 Card 56 - Stampin Up Festival of Trees



Card #3

2015 Card 57 - Stampin Up Christmas Messages


Have a great night!


Supplies~ all Stampin’ Up!

Stamps: Christmas Messages, Festival of Trees

Ink: Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive

CS: Cherry Cobbler, Old Olive, Early Espresso, Very Vanilla, Brushed Gold

DSP: Festival of Prints (retired)

Other: tree punch, deco labels framelits, basic pearls

Christmas in July 2015 – Day 2



We have another Santa stamp for Day 2!


This Santa is from Stampin’ Up’s Get Your Santa On photopolymer stamp set from last year’s holiday catalog.  This is his first time getting inked up.  I used the new sketch at Cas(e) This Sketch.  To add some interest to the bottom of the card I stamped a border from the SU Dotty Angles stamp set.


2015 Card 54 - Stampin Up Get Your Santa On-001



I rarely color on anything than a white cardstock. Today I decided to ink Santa up on Crumb Cake cardstock and color him with my Prismacolor pencils.  I think I still prefer my copics but this was fun to try too. The edge of the cardstock was cut with one of MFT’s Stitched Basic Edges.


Here is the sketch I used~



Supplies~  Stampin’ Up! unless otherwise noted

Stamps: Get Your Santa On (retired), Dotty Angles

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black

CS: Old Olive, Crumb Cake

Other: MFT Stitched Basic Edges, Prismacolor pencils, Gold Wink of Stella (not showing up well…on the belt buckle and the dots between the words)


It has been ages since I have inked up a Changito stamp! I found several when I was moving stamps around a few weeks ago.  This was a quick card to make, I kept it clean and simple with a few small pieces of patterned paper and a little bit of twine. Sparkle was added with Star Dust stickles.


2015 Card 53 - Stampendous Changito Fireworks-001


I used the new sketch at Freshly Made Sketches for the card layout.





Stamps: Stampendous Changito Fireworks, Hero Arts Celebrate Everyday

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black

CS: Papertrey Ink Stampers Select White (card base), Copic Xpress Blend It 

PP: American Crafts Americana

Other: copics, star dust stickles, trendy twine

Christmas in July 2015 – Day 1




Hello!! Getting to blog during the day is a treat :)


I am kicking off Christmas in July with a super cute card using the new MFT Sketch Challenge and Miss Tiina’s Christmas Cuteness stamp set.


2015 Card 52 - MFT MSTN Christmas Cuteness CIJ1


I had a lot of fun building the layers on this card. I used Blueprints 23, Stitched Circle Stax and the Stitched Snow Drifts.  The patterned paper is from Bo Bunny’s Candy Cane Lane which I think is from last year.


Here is the sketch~



I hope to be back with another card to share later. We’ll see how that goes!


Supplies~ all MFT unless otherwise noted

Stamps: MSTN Christmas Cuteness

Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black

CS: Tickled Pink, Sweet Tooth, Smooth White, Summer Splash

PP: Bo Bunny Candy Cane Lane

Other: copics, Blueprints 23, Stitched Circle Stax, Stitched Snow Drifts, MSTN Christmas Cuteness coordinating dies