Friday, December 4, 2015

it's *DECEMBER* you guys!!!

...and since we ♥JINGLE BELLES♥ are committed to "taking december back", that means we're wrapping up our 2015 season and preparing to write out, address and mail the *48* unique and wonderful cards we made this year! i can't believe how fast the time has flown by, but that's what happens when you're having fun, eh?! meanwhile, stephanie and i each have one more card to show off. here's mine:

background is vintage text paper with stenciled timholtz harlequin design in white modeling paste and a bit of pale green colorburst brushed on top augmented with bits of relections' rhinestone flourishes; ornament is various shades of red colorburst blended on watercolor paper, with tim holtz flourishes stenciled on top using glittery champage viva decor embossing paste; holly leaves cut from a greeting card; seambinding from my stash; adhesives: elmers gluestick and tape runner, 3m foam tape, sewing machine

my card-making "process" is generally to get out way too much stuff-- (i like to have lots of choices) --which means that there will even be leftovers when i'm making leftovers cards, lol! which is what happened last week, so i've used them here: a blendy colorburst ornament topped with glitter embossing paste; holly leaves cut from an old greeting card; remnants of rhinestone flourishes i "trimmed down" to fit on smaller cards; all on top of a piece of vintage textpaper with some experimental inky stencilling. i never expected *ALL* of these elements to wind up on one card... but i like the result! :)

many thanks and lots of love to everyone who played along with us at ♥JINGLE BELLES♥ this year! we've got one last link-up over there that'll stay live until xmas eve, so go on and show off your latest creations, grab some inspiration, and just generally cheer each other on! we'll be back bright and early on january 1, 2016 with loads more holiday hijinks and we hope to see you then! ♥♥♥


  1. This is that pop of pink!

  2. Total beauty once again! Is that really pink I see????? GORGEOUS - and I do love the pink.

  3. This is lovely, I really like the look of the bling on the print. SO pretty.


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