Happy we’re half-way there day! Although this time of year I’d be ok with the weeks going a little slower – so much to get done, sigh. I’m back today with part 2 of the Spellbinders November Card Kit. Here’s what I came up with:
and here are your close-ups:
I was tempted to go all out and cover this snow globe with glossy accents or acetate or half of a globe Christmas ornament but reigned myself in…less usually is more 🙂
This is my favorite card from all 10 – I love Rudolph and his Mrs.
This was super simple and quick. I love that they include 2 of every ephemera – sometimes you love a piece so much it’s hard to choose what to use it on!
What can I say…I’m feeling the pink and the red this season. I could’ve used about 50 of that cocoa mug die cut.
Another quick and easy card. The glossy accents really make those berries pop!
Thanks so much for checking out my cards today – hope I was able to give you some holiday inspiration! xoxo, Sarah
Today I’ve got some cards and a treat box to share with you that I made using the Spellbinders November Large Die Kit. I’m absolutely loving these kits – so much fun and an amazing way to build my die stash. I really can’t say enough about how great of a deal I think this is, the amount of items you get for the price is astounding. Here is the video of what I came up with:
Here are some still shots of the finished cards and box:
Simple and clean – my favorite kind of cards. I LOVE that warm wishes sentiment, it’s such a pretty script.
Again I’m using the Mama Elephant Merry Greetings and Jingle Greetings stamp sets.
This card is my favorite – I love the shape of those tags, they make such a pretty pattern.
I used some green ink for the sentiment to echo the green from the front and finished off this inside panel with a thin stripe of the pink paper.
What a fun shaker to make! I don’t have a lot of dies that have these solid shapes and the inserts to match, so it’s new to me to use the insert and get so much detail on a cut-out window.
You’re going to see these sentiment stamp sets a lot this season!
These boxes are really cute and easy to put together – I hope my instructions were at least a little helpful.
Here you can see the details of how I cut out off/around that outside red border.
These would make a great advent calendar and I’m planning to make some as some favor boxes for each place setting at our family Christmas dinner this year.
The detail of all those tiny dots around the border is really pretty. If any get stuck, you can use a needle tip to poke them out.
As always thanks for stopping by to check out my work – I hope I was able to give you some inspiration for your own holiday merry making! xoxo, Sarah
I’m on my way to Pennsylvania to visit with family but before I head out, I wanted to wish all my crafty friends a very Happy Thanksgiving! On that note, I’ve got one more Thanksgiving card to share with you using Stamping Bella’s Thanksgiving Oddball. Here’s the video of what I came up with:
Here are some stills of the finished card:
She is so cute – I love her crazy hair!
I’m wearing leggings so I’m covered!
Thanks for stopping by. I’ll be back to start the Christmas series soon! xoxo, Sarah
Today I’ve got a watercolor card to share with you using the Stamptember special edition AI Pumpkin Spice stamp set. This image is adorable – these ladies look like the best of friends chatting over their lattes. Don’t you just want to know what story she is telling? Here is the video of what I came up with:
Here are some still shots of the finished card:
I followed the packaging art for where to add in the shadowing but added some brighter colors to my scene.
Such a cute sentiment – it’s definitely pumpkin latte season.
Thanks so much for stopping by, hope I was able to give some inspiration. xoxo, Sarah
Happy Halloween! Today is going be another double video day as I’m now totally out of time. First I’ve got this jar of escaping ghosts for you. I used the Lawn Fawn How you Bean stamp set for the jar elements, the candy corn add-on for the sentiment and spooktacular for those cute little ghosts. I thought it’d be fun to have them escaping out of that loose jar lid.
Here is how I put it together:
And here are your close-ups:
I used Intense Black ink to stamp out those ghosts – remember if you’re going to stamp on vellum like I did, you need to heat set it so it doesn’t smear. Alternatively, you could also just heat emboss them.
Since the ghosts on the outside are so busy, I kept the inside simple with just a matching stripe of the background paper.
How many ghosts do you think you could fit in a jar?
Thanks for stopping by to check out my card. xoxo, Sarah
Today I’m sharing a card I made using Kindred Stamps Wizzard Friend stamp set. I decided to create a misty magical forest to place Hermione, Ron and Harry in and added a cauldron from the Bear Wear 2 stamp set for them to brew up a potion. Here is what I came up with:
Here are some close-ups of the finished card:
I feel like this card still needs a little something but I can’t figure out what. Any suggestions? I was thinking of adding brown on the tree trunks but didn’t want to mess up the foggy forest look though.
If you’re a Harry Potter fan you should check out this stamp set – it has some great sentiments for all different types of cards and there are coordinating stamp sets with other characters too.
Prismacolors: 935, 1056, 925, 942, 997, 1093, 1013, 1033, 118, 1076, 945, 1032
As always, thanks for stopping by to check out my work! xoxo, Sarah