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Thursday, April 25, 2013

8 Months to Christmas Blog Hop

Hi Crafters,
Welcome to the countdown to Christmas Blog Hop! Have you already got a good dose of  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 with an animal on them. For some reason this month I was stumped. I knew I had lots of Cricut cartridges with Christmas animals on them but I was not in a Cricut mood (poor thing is starting to feel neglected I am sure). Instead I dug through my stamps and it was then I discovered I indeed had animals stamps and on top of that ones that had been yet to be inked. Doesn't it feel good to use something you bought forever ago. Totally justifies the purchase even if it is months later lol. I did have to do a little internet searching on these stamps to get the juices flowing. I scraplifted a couple ideas and in the end even used my Cricut for a layer(not so neglected after all).

Your next stop is Sally's blog. Enjoy the rest of the hop and happy crafting!
Tara

P.S. Only 9 weeks until baby arrives :)


9 comments:

Nikki said...

It must be exciting to find a stamp long forgotten then use it know this is what it was waiting for :) Beautifully elegant xmas cards hugs Nikki

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Super cards! I really need to spend a weekend doing Christmas cards!

Shari said...

Tara, wow your cards are beautiful! I love the colour combo you chose with the little birdie card and your reindeer card is awesome too!

9 weeks to go huh, get lots of rest now and create projects ahead, baby will keep you busy for a while LOL. Can't wait to hear when the new baby arrives!

Hugs;
Shari

Heather said...

Tara, both your cards are so pretty and elegant. Wow....only 9 weeks.....bet you can't wait to meet your little bundle of joy. Hugs!!!

Kerry Turner said...

Such cute cards! I love the snowflake stamp on the first card.
Hope all is going well with your pregnancy.
Kerry

Mary said...

Tara your cards are fantastic! I agree, whenever we finally use a stamp it totally justifies the purchase LOL

Yay for you and 9 weeks to go...it goes so fast enjoy every moment of that baby in your belly. Soon enough they will be in your arms :)

Hugs,
Mary

Sandy Smith said...

These are both stunning! The snowflakes on the first card are beautiful! The colours on both are perfect for the season.
Nine weeks till baby, thats so exciting!!!
Take care
Sandy

D- said...

Love your cards. TFS.
Isn't it fun to go shopping through our craft stuff and find long lost and forgotten goodies to play with?
D- dmcardmaker (AOL)
http://designsbydragonfly.blogspot.com

Sally said...

Great cards, love the blue, white and Kraft colours for the first one. Both very elegant.
Hugs Sally xxx