Wednesday, December 15, 2010

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

Oh my, it's really sneaking up on us quickly!


I thought I would sit down this morning and make a few cards, as who knows what I will have time for next week!


This first card is another set of stamps that I got at Collinsville in April, that I honestly TOTALLY forgot I had! This beautiful scene is from Heartfelt Creations. The window was stamped, then stamped again to create a mask. The scene was stamped, the mask removed, and all coloring except for the door and chimney were done with pencils and LOMS. The door and chimney were colored with Tombow markers. The snow is white fun flock. Sentiment is from Great Impressions.


I am entering the above card at: A Spoonfull of Sugar (#133, Christmas Card), Creative Card Crew (Anything Goes), Stamptacular Sunday Challenge (#89 Winter Scene), For Fun Challenges (Christmas), One Stitch at a Time (Anything Goes), Freshly Brewed Challenges (Merry Christmas) Speedy the Cat's Challenge (Paper Piecing)

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This little cutie is a free pre-colored (yup! free AND pre-colored) image and sentiment set from Clear Dollar Stamps, designed by Laurie Wilson. Totally easy peasy! Print, (I printed a second time to paper piece the hat, nose, and vest), touch up the snow with a glitter pen, and add a few butterflies! Voila - 10 min. card (half of that was spent fighting with my printer)!


I am entering the above card at: Flutterby Wednesdays (open challenge - include butterfly, angel, or fairy)

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WARNING! If you own sunglasses, or maybe horse blinders, this would be a wonderful time to put them on. Really. Would I lie to you?



This card was created with one of those teensy clear stamps that Joanne's Crafts carries. Too cute! I actually got 6 of these, as each section is paperpieced by stamping the tree over and over on 6 different colors of CS. Sentiment is Northwoods. Another easy peasy mass production!

The above card will be entered at: Incy Wincy Designs (Christmas Card using non-traditional colors), ABC Christmas Challenge (Use any past challenge - I chose 9-22-10's challenge of T=Tree)

Thanks so much for stopping by. I hope that you and yours are enjoying the beauty of this season!

Hugs, Patti J.

44 comments:

Saskia said...

Wow! You're so creative! Beautiful work!!

Lovely to see your work at Freshly Brewed Challenges!!

Saskia :)

Becky said...

Hi Patti;
All of these are adorabel. Love the framed scene and love the snowman, that is an adorable CAS card.

Heather said...

I agree Oatti, Christmas is sneaking up fast!! I love it though. The best time of the year and the most fun and smell good and feel good week of the year. I just love Christmas :D

Your cards are beautiful! I love the first cute Country christmas card, the second darling little snowman and that fun and funky tree. Great assortment of beautiful creations!

Thanks for playing along with us at Freshly Brewed Challenges.
Merry Christmas!

Betty Benton said...

Beautiful, darling and bright! You're just having way too much fun!

Glittered Paws said...

Love the window scene - looks like Christmas!!! And isn't that snowman adorable - I may have to go see if I can trick my computer and get him.

Iris said...

On your first card, I really now wish that I had a window like that at our house and that much snow! :) And the snowman, Oh! Super cute and fabulous coloring! Oh and the last one! Hear the ooooo's and ahhh's! Love those colors and funky and fun tree! A creative inspiration! :)

{Lynn - that's me!} said...

Looks like you are making up for lost time with all these card. They are all so adorable. Your first card is such a peaceful scene and a work of art. I'm almost ready - just two more gifts and LOTS more wrapping. Only 10 more days!

Vicki said...

Oh wow Patti all those cards are awesome! LOL I had to laugh when I seen that some of the supplies were from Collinsville! OMG I have stuff that I have not used either! I love that freebie...will have to check it out! Hope you had a great day!

HUGS!
Vicki

Carolyn King said...

what eye candy. LOVE your framed scene. that card is amazing. LOVE the snowman card too. cas and beautifully colored. And fun to see the bright colors too. Love the variety! All are wonderful!

Marilyn said...

Great cards... I like each & every one!
Thanks for joining us at Creative Card Crew.

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

You have been one busy girl Patti!! I just love them all but my fave is the first one with the framed scene. Gorgeous cards girl!

Pat said...

I love the window scene, very creative.
The other cards are gorgeous as well.
Have a lovely day!
Hugs xx
Pat

Olga said...

Love all your cards, I think, notice I said think, I am finished except the cooking. But I just finished up last night. It's snowing here again, we could have a white Christmas!

Crystal said...

These are sooo fabulous sweetie, WOW I love love love how you did that window..beautiful!

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Gorgeous window scene I just love the DP & that pelmet looks fab!
Thank you for joining us at OSAAT this week, good luck! Hugs Shell xx

Curt in Carmel said...

That first card is GORGEOUS! I love the window effect, and the dotted paper and lace give it such a warm, country feel. The sentiment is absolutely perfect for the image. That snowman on the second is so adorable. It made such a darling card. And I swear I just about spit my coffee on the last one with your comment about blinders and sun glasses. The card had not scrolled into view on my screen yet, so I had no idea what to expect! That sure is some lime green going on there!!! LOL Love how you did that tree. You are priceless! Best, Curt

redwasher1 said...

Hi Patti, your cards are over the top gorgeous!!!
LOVE that window frame!! Not sure if your interested but your card or cards do fit the challenge over at Speedy's friends challenge to paper piece on your card and not that many entries in it and tomorrow is the last day of it.

Amanda Mertz said...

Love the window card! If only I had a scene like that to look at out of one of my windows. TFS!

Tracy Evans said...

Very creative pieces, love the lace on the first card, the snowman is adorable and that tree is really funky. Great pieces. Tracy Evans x x

redwasher1 said...

Hi Patti, thanks for sharing your card with us at Speedy's Friends. I love all three!

Samantha said...

Oh your card is soooo perfect for the T for Tree you have chosen to re play!! thanks for joining in with us!! good luck! and hope you will continue to play our challenges in 2011 too!
hugs Samantha ABC Christmas Challenge :0)

Nikbee said...

Wonderful cards Patti. Thank you for joining us at Incy Wincy this week.

Nikki F x

kssdesigns said...

OH my eyes are burning! Patti you crack me up. Love all the cards and especially the snowman. Perfect for the season.

Céline et Nathalie said...

love your card. the paper piecing on window is a realy good idea.
thanks for playing at stamptacular sunday this week.
hugs
céline

Karita said...

Wow, your cards are wonderful! :) You have done fantastic job :)
Thank you for joining at SSC this week :) Hope to see you again :)

Hugs,
Karita

Butternutsage said...

hmmmm...butterflies and snowmen a beautiful combo!!!!

Lynne in NI said...

ohhhh Patti, these are absolutely gorgeous! I want to go and live in your dotty house with that lovely view out the window ... mind you our view is a bit like that at the minute!!

Laurie said...

Such cute cards! I like the butterflies added to the snowman one. Thanks for playing DPDC3!

Dawn Frost said...

Great cards, love the snowman and his butterfly friends the best, lol! Thanks for joining us at DPDC3!

Gemma said...

great cards, love the one with the window best and what you did with the curtain is just so creative!Great take on our winter wishes challenge this week. Thanks for joining us at SSC and happy crafting! Gemma

Amy Johnson said...

What beautiful Xmas Cards! I was just using the sentiment stamp in your first card on my Xmas Cards yesterday! And I love the butterflies on the snowman card! What a neat idea!

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Playing catch up! This is just so sweet with the patchwork tree!

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Okay, so I typed too fast, not realizing that there were more cards in this one post! The scene was just perfect, and that adorable little snowman is colored to perfection!

Maria Matter said...

Fabulous cards patti!

lovin' the window view...a gorgeous card, colored so beautifully!
you know that CAS snowman card is just my style, great job with Laurie's adorable snow person!

Fantastic bright funky Christmas card, certainly brings a smile!
hugs & blessings!

Pauline said...

Stunning card you've shared with us at For Fun this week... I love it! Especially the lace - I have some in my lace stash too...thanks for joining us!
hugs,
Pauline

CraftinGranny said...

Wow, you been one busy lady lately. Sorry I didn't get by sooner. Wonderful creations Patti! "Hugs" Carol

Yvonne Russell said...

I love window cards and it was interesting to read how you achieved that look. Love the paper piecing idea too and of course, the snowman is just darling.

Helen Dooley said...

Patty these are Super!!! I love how you used the dp to accent the image and such. Thanks for sharing with For Fun this week. MErry Christmas!

Jennifer Shults said...

ah your cards are great! I love your snowman card! Thanks for joining us at Flutterby this week!

Helen said...

Gorgeous cards - love the bright colours on the last one!
Thanks for joining us at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
Helen x

Debs said...

Lovely cards and I love the polka dots on the first, thanks for sharing with us at OSAAT and wishes to you and yours for a fabulous Holiday Season
Deborah
xxx

Carol Ann said...

Aaaw lovely cards I think the snowman with the butterfly's is my favourite! Thanks for playing along at OSAAT this time.
Carol Ann xx

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous cards Pattie :-) all of them are fabulous !! :-)

thanks for joining us on the ABC Christmas Challenge :-)
luv
Lols x x x

ona_i_ja said...

Patti, your cards is stunning.
Thanks for joining us at OSAAT this time and good luck.
Hugs
Agnieszka