Friday, December 26, 2014

December Birthday Card

Hi Crafty Friends,

Wow, I can't believe the Christmas festivities are over.  I am glad though.  Whew, it was a bit stressful.  The kids made out like bandits.  They usually do.   I hope you all had a great day with family and friends this season.

As this year (2014) is coming to a close, I have one last card to share before 2015.  My hubby's niece has a birthday after Christmas and I always make a card for her and add another gift card for her.

Here is what I created.















I finally used one of my Gorjuss Girl stamps called Toadstools.  I haven't used that stamp since I bought her.  I paper pieced her outfit, shoes and hat.  I used pattern paper from an old My Minds Eye 6x6 stack called Everyday Flair.  Then I used my copics to color her hair and skin, which I need more practice.  I haven't been colored images in awhile.  I used my circle dies from Diamond Dies.  I love this set because there are some many sizes to chose from.  I embossed the white circle with my Happy Birthday folder.  Another thing I haven't used in a long time. hehe!!

This year has gone so fast that I feel I haven't really did much crafting.  So next year will be a lot different.  Next year, I feel there will be a lot more changes for me.  I have a lot of goals to achieve as well.  This will be last post for 2014.

See you all in 2015 with more creations.

Hugs,
Tereese S.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

JOY 2014

Hi my crafty friends, 
I thought I would share my Christmas cards with you all.  I can't believe it's almost Christmas already.  Are you done shopping?  I'm not - not even close.  
We me being sick I haven't had much time or the well to fight the crowds.  I did manage to get my card done for Archana's blog and also my Christmas cards this year. 
I so wish I had my own room to create in.  I hope to get one real soon. 

Anyway, here is my card for 2014.


I used 110 lb cardstock white from Michaels for my A2 size base.  I used red and vellum paper from my stash.  I embossed the vellum with my snowflake embossing folder from Darice.  I bought a bunch of those star tags from Target.  Cut out joy from my cardstock with my new Lawn Fawn JOY die.  Lastly, I added some sequins to the embossing snowflakes.  Viola!!  

I love it.  It was so easy to make and I love that die cut.  

I want to wish everyone a Happy and Merry Christmas and Safe and Prosperous New Year. 

Next year I hope to create more like I do every year.  :D

Big Hugs, 
Tereese (Friday)

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

CCC #26

Hi Everyone, 
I'm here today to share a card I made for Creative Color Challenge
I have been under the weather and I didn't know if I would get a moment to make something for this challenge.  And I did.  Whew! 

This week we had to use the colors Vintage Green, Deep Red and Winter White
We also had to use Glitter. 

Here is our inspiration photo.


Here is our wonderful sponsor this week! Here is the link.
I chose Ornament Galore on their site (No. K655)



And here is my card for this week.  

This was a fun card to create.  I love Christmas and this card put me into the mood.  I used a 6x6 red cardstock base size card.  I also used pattern paper from Authentic Paper.  Colored my image with my copics and added some glitter to the ornaments.  I also added some glitter the pine branches that I cut with my Diemond Dies.  Lastly, I used some red sequins, white flowers, and ribbon from my stash.  

Love it and I hope you all do too. 

Have a great day to you all.  Please stop by Creative Color Challenge blog to see my fellow team members creations for inspiration.  

Thanks for stopping by and come back soon with my Christmas card 2014. 

Hugs, 
Tereese S. (Friday)

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

CCC #25 - Merry & Bright

Hi Everyone, 
I'm at it again with another challenge at Creative Color's Blog.  I can't explain how challenging it is for me each time I create a card for Archana's blog and I love it. 
I absolutely love the images we are given.  They are always so much fum to color and creative with. 

This week we are to use this picture for inspiration:
Holiday Green, Holiday Red and Golden plus Embossing

Here is our wonderful sponsor:  Robyn's Fetish

I used "Putting up the Tree" image.


My card creation:

Its a 5-1/2 x 5-1/2 card.  Bigger size than I'm used to but I love it.  I used the pattern paper from Crate Paper - Bundled Up.  I used the Label 1 Spellbinders die.  I colored the image with my copics. (If you want a list of colors, just let me know).  I used my new die from Tim Holtz called Holiday Words; Script.  I added some sequins and ribbon from my stash.  I added some snow tex and glitter to the tree as my embossing element. 

I hope you all like my first Holiday card this year. 

Have a week.  Please stop by Creative Color Challenge to enter.  Also please stop by my fellow design team members for inspiration as well.  

Thanks for stopping by today. 

Hugs, 
Tereese S.  (Friday)

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