Sunday, December 1, 2013

Some Fun Christmas Creations

I took a break from studying last night and today (I am studying to take a Certification at Work - I take my test this Saturday so wish me luck) and made a few things.

This card is a case of the FS356 at Splitcoast Stampers and I cased THIS card. The image and sentiment I used are sneak peeks of images done by Elizabeta Kushner and they will be available at Squigglefly this coming Saturday. I colored the image by dragging my ink pad across my kitchen counter, spritzing it with glitter spray, and then dragging my image through it. I learned this technique from Carol at ChocolatecraftsandBearsohmy. . The papers are from Glitz, SU! and The Paper Studio.

This is one of the Christmas cards I am sending this year. I reworked a card I made with my DD for her Ugly Sweater Party. I think it came out fun. I did the base in Word and if you would like the file, just let me know and I will send it to you.

The MIX challenge at SCS this week is to make something that hangs. I made this ornament using a $1 ornament from Dollar General and replaced the center with my image which was stamped on Glitz paper, colored with Copics and Tim Holtz Distress Markers, flecked with some paint and then topped with some glitter and fake snow. I was going to enter this in the House Mouse Challenge (due to the warm mittens) but I didn't load this last night and now it is too late.

Lastly, I cased the Queen for the Day at SCS - Beverly. I cased a Tag she did (see it here).

Hope you had a great weekend!



  1. Wow! You have been busy, such a wonderful collection of Christmas projects, I especially love the first card and the tag.
    Good luck with your test on Saturday.

  2. Oh wow you've been so busy with your creations!! I love them all! Wishing you the best of luck on your test! HUGS :)

  3. Nancy, I love each of your wonderful cards! And, I especially love the personalized card. If I had the know how, I would do a similar one for Jim and I, but, alas, the computer is smarter than me! I know you will ace your test!!

  4. These are all gorgeous Nancy, I love the tags,I love those mice.
    Kevin xx

  5. I'm blown away with everything you've created! I love your Christmas cards you're sending out, but that House Mouse ornament is over-the-top amazing! I love it all!!

  6. What each of your creations are just awesome and amazing! Wonderful results!

  7. wow these are all so stunning nancy.fabulous designs and images :D
    wishing all the best for your test.

    xx coops xx

  8. Had a good laugh seeing your post. I bought up everyone of those tart ornaments at two Dollar Love your personalized card-how fun is that. Your little snowman tag is darling. The poinsettia on kraft has a down home country elegance feel. Love everything. Hope you have a wonderful Cyber Monday!!!
    Bear Hugs,
    Carol :O}

  9. So many wonderful projects on this post. The tart tin ornament is amazing, and the tag is a cutie! Your card is so the poinsettia coloured this way!

  10. WOW, so many fabulous projects! Love the tag with the snowman peeking out at the corner and the image on the tin looks so warm and cozy looking. Best of luck on your certifications!

  11. My gosh, what a wonderful group of cards. I don't know which I like best as they are all super cute, adorable, beautiful, and creative. I do spy a snowman. :-) I'm sure Carol is full of wonderful tips. Oh, I have that 'turn on the twinkle' stamp and am wanting to use it.

  12. Nancy these are all such great creations. I love how you colored the poinsettia in your first card. The snowman tag is too cute!

  13. What a great collection of fabulous holiday projects! I just adore that sweet snowman tag at the end--clever design!!