Saturday, November 14, 2009

{A Christmas Thank You}

I love this sentiment----every year I send thank you notes to all of my students who give me gifts---when I saw this sentiment in the Signature Christmas set by Dawn McVey I was so excited---not that I don't have numerous "thank you" sentiments, but I just loved that this was specific to Christmas! I have been working hard on my Christmas gifts this year--but I just don't want show any of them yet---thus the lack of posts---I'm playing with my stamps as much as possible, so you'll see some of it soon, I hope!

When I came up with this idea, I knew I'd be able to share it---I ended up with 15 cards in just a little while! I'll still need to make some more, but I'll make another design--I just got on a roll with this one and made a bunch!

The tree is from the Tree Trimming Trio. There are three wonderful trees in this set---I just went with this simple tree for this card. There are "holes" in the tree where I stamped the star ornaments in various colors. Then I added the epoxy dome stickers to give them some dimension. I think these add so much! That's the only embellishment I put on this card---look Mom, no ribbon or buttons! I made the outline with a cheap roller ball pen and ruler---simple, simple. Here are a few of the color combos I used:

Ripe Avocado, Pure Poppy, Ocean Tides

Ripe Avocado, Raspberry Fizz, Summer Sunrise

New Leaf, Pure Poppy, Summer Sunrise

Spring Moss, Aqua Mist, Berry Sorbet

Spring Moss, Aqua Mist, Sweet Blush

Thanks for taking the time to stop by today--Hannah's Fall Theatre Production was last night, so I'll have some pictures to share soon---it was a fun night! The wedding date has been set and it's May 15th. I'm POSITIVE this won't be the last time you hear about that! There's so much to share---so much to do! Life is crazy~

Christmas Thank You:
(all supplies PTI unless noted)
Stamps: Tree Trimming Trio, Signature Christmas
Paper: Pure Poppy, Raspberry Fizz, Aqua Mist, Berry Sorbet, Rustic Cream cardstock
Ink: Memento Black (Tsukineko), Pure Poppy, Ripe Avocado, Spring Moss, New Leaf, Ocean Tides, Aqua Mist, Berry Sorbet, Sweet Blush, Summer Sunrise, Raspberry Fizz (I went crazy with the ink!)
Accessories: Page Pebbles (epoxy dome stickers)


LeAnne said...

Cute, cute, cute! I have had my eye on this set!

caitlin said...

love that card! esp. the one with the aqua mist and berry sorbet. i need you to make me some more cute cards to send thank you's....