Saturday, October 13, 2007

Christmas Cards


Here's two cards I made the other day but forgot to post them. I sometimes do that. When I don't post a picture right away, I sometimes move on without realizing I never posted the cards.

Anyway, this card was made with the retired stamp set "Gifts of Joy". This is actually the first time I've used this set. I had bought it because I knew it was retiring last year. I've bought a bunch of retired stamp sets when it went on the retiring list but still have not used them. Hopefully, I'll get around to using them before I forget I bought them.

Card Details:

Stamp sets: Riveting, Gifts of Joy
Ink: Prismacolor Markers
Paper: Real Red, Old Olive, Provocraft Holiday Stack, CB Embossing Folder
Accessories: SU Crystal Effects, Organdy ribbon, 1" and 1 1/4" circle punches, slit punch, 1/8" punch




Here the second card I made using the same set. I colored the image with Prismacolor Markers then applied Crystal Effects to several areas of the image to give it a 3D effect.

Card Details:

Stamp sets: Gifts of Joy, Riveting
Ink: Prismacolor Markers
Paper: Pretty in Pink, Sage Shadow, Whisper White
Accessories: CB Embossing Folder, 1" and 1 1/4" circle punches. Fiskar "Scallop" Scissors, Crystal Effects, Grosgrain Ribbon







9 comments:

Cheryl said...

Great cards Maria. Love the way you put the patterns together. Happy looking cards. I need to go thru my stash also and do like you but I don't have a hundreth of your creativity. You are fantastic.
Cheryl Sims

tyrymom29 said...

great cards !! Love them !!

Jen said...

These cards are great, Maria. I totally love the look of the pink one tho'. I love that it has more details, such as you cutting out Mr. C. Very cool!!!

Debby said...

Love your blog Maria, I come to it daily and your other one. I use your sketches all the time. I also share them (hope that is ok) figureing it is beings your have your name on them.
Thanks for always inspiring me.
http://debbysstampinheaven.blogspot.com/

Tracy.H said...

These are awesome, Maria!! That Santa image is great! :0)

Flossie's Follies said...

Loving these Christmas cards, your colors are alwasy so great.

malieta said...

This card is too cute Maria, I love the colors!
malieta:)

Kimberly said...

Your Christmas cards ROCK!!!!! I just took a look at the last few things that you have posted and....WOW! Great coloring and details.
Very inspiring indeed!
Kim

Kim said...

Wow you've added some great cards lately. Love all the scarecrow ones. Glad y'all are okay...those smoke pictures are scary. HUGS. Here's my card with this sketch:
http://sunshinydayswithkim.blogspot.com/2007/10/tinkerbella-wishes.html

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