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Monday, March 25, 2013

9 Months to Christmas Blog Hop

Hi Crafters,
Welcome to the countdown to Christmas Blog Hop! Are you ready for a hop filled with Christmas inspiration! If you have arrived from Kerry's blog then you are right on track. If you would like to start from the beginning then you want to head to Shari's blog.

This month our theme was to create two Christmas projects using mostly the colour green. As soon as I read this theme the Grinch flashed into my mind! I just knew one of my projects would include this famous Christmas character! Below my cards are the details for both.

We also have a guest designer this month, Sandy. She is the last stop on the hop so be sure to check her out too!

Your next stop is Sally's blog. Have a wonderful hop and remember getting a early start on your Christmas cards feels awesome!
Happy Crafting!
Tara

 
Details:
Cardstock: Scrap pile
Image: My friend photocopied her son's colouring book and shrunk the image.
*She has genious ideas sometimes :)
Sentiment Stamp: Teeny Tiny Wishes SU
Real Red SU ink
Ribbon: Offray
Cuttlebug + Swiss dots embossing folder
Prisma coloured pencils + Baby oil
Cricut cut: Elegant Edges cut @ 3" (circle mat)
Spellbinders: Circles
Punches: Word window, Modern Label, Scallop edge, SU
Gems: Dollarama
Puffy Snow
Glossy Accents
 
 
Details:
Cardstock: Scrap pile/ Staples brand
Stamp Set: Snow Swirled SU, Dots, Dots (retired) SU
Garden Green SU ink
Gems: Offray
Ribbon: Offray
Punches: Scallop oval, med. oval, ticket corner (retired, I have no idea why...love this punch)! All SU
 
 
 
 
 

10 comments:

Sally said...

Great cards, the first one is a real fun card and perfect for the green theme. Lve the simple elegance father second one
Hugs Sally xxx

snappy scrappy said...

Both are fab...love the Grinch!!

Mary said...

Both cards are awesome but I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the Grinch one :)

Hugs,
Mary

Kerry Turner said...

Love the Grinch card. I have the Christmas tree stamp too and I really like it. It looks great in so many colours. Hope your feeling well and enjoying your pregnancy.
Kerry

Shari said...

Tara, oh wow love the Grinch card, can not go one Christmas with out seeing the cartoon and the movie! Your second card os so beautiful and elegant! Wow great job!!

Hugs;
Shari

Sara said...

Both cards are great .. Glad it's the happy grinch no stealing presents :)..

Heather said...

Tara, my hubby just loves the Grinch and your card made him smile. The second card is so elegant. Hugs!!

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Super cards! I wish I could get it together enough to make my Christmas cards now! Carri~Abusybee

Nikki said...

What a great idea to shrink a colouring page :) sweet xmas cards hugs Nikki

Creative M said...

AWESOME cards!