Thursday, December 17, 2020

Use your stuff challenge


I made this card for the winter, snow, Christmas theme over on the Use Your Stuff challenge. I found this piece of cardstock that I had made earlier this summer that I had stamped this background pattern all over it.  It cut it into 4 pieces and used this one for today. I added this Unity girl on the front and I forgot to tag the company name for this sentiment stamp when I placed it in an organizing box.  I also addeed some tiny little rhinestones on some of the snowflakes and they are so small you can't see them int he photo. These are so tiny that I don't have to put extra postage on them for mailing, so I like that!

You can find this challenge here:

I went to load this card for the challenge and it was the first time I had ever gotten the message that the limit had uploaded its limited number. I guess I will have to get an earlier start on a Monday challenge. 

Monday, December 14, 2020

Put a Bow on it #98


I did this card for the International Art and soul challenge -Put a bow on it. The bow is a digital stamp from  Power Poppy. the sentiment is from Unity, and I am not sure of the source for the manger stamp. 
I colored the images with Copic markers. The background cardbase is embossed. 

Paper players Challenge 521

This card was made for the Paper Players Challenge #521.  I embossed sentiment with white embossing powder. I used black and white gingham design paper for the lower portion of my card. I stamped the Unity manger with versamark ink and covered with silver embossing powder. I used silver chrome card stock to die cut the wavy border from Divinity designs, and the SU star punched star.  

You can find the challenge here:

Saturday, December 12, 2020

2020 a year that's been all elfed up!


I did this card for the Inspiration challenge on SCS and for the Sisterhood of Snarky stampers. On the inside of the card it says "...a year that has been all "elfed" up."  Check out both of these challenges :

I can't figure out which of my friends will like this card the best. I stenciled the background with candied apple distress oxide ink, used the top part of a Tim Holtz ice cream cone stamp, and the feet of some elves from a Stampendous stamp set. This was just so fun!!  I die cut the numbers and wrote my sentiment inside free handed.. 

Friday, December 11, 2020

Try it on Tuesday Challenge


I made this card for the Try it on Tuesday Challenge that can be found here:

This was a fun way to use up some of those great Christmas design paper scraps. The gold chrome scraps (one of which was the negative side from a die cut I made) added the sparkle as did the row of glittered stars on the top row of stripes. The holly design is a digital from Power Poppy. I colored it with copic markers. 

Here's wishing you a safe and merry Christmas and that 2021 brings an end to this horrible pandemic. 

Festive Friday Challenge #0074

 I made this card for the Festive Friday Challenge today. I was to pick 3 things from the list that is found on this: 

So, I used holly, red, green, and peace. I embossed the white background, stamped the dove with versamark ink, added silver embossing powder, then die cut the dove, holly, and peace. I also added some die cut evergreen behind my dove. The final embellishment were the tiny metal sets that were silver that I colored red with my copic marker so it would look like little red berries on the cyress branches. This stamp and die set is from Sizzix.

You might want to check this challenge out here:

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

CCEE2050 - The Glow of Christmas

 Lynn McAuley here with the final CCEE Stampers challenge for 2020, which has been a bleak and dark time for us all. For the CCEE2050 challenge, I am asking that your cards reflect a seasonal light of hope and promise for a brighter new year. It can be represented by a candle, the lights on a Christmas tree, the star of Bethlehem, or any other light that comes to mind.

Should you choose to join us in this challenge and post to an on-line gallery, please include keyword CCEE2050 with your design. We look forward to seeing the light you choose to shine on 2021.

This is our final challenge for 2020. Thank you to our faithful followers for your visits and entries in 2020. Following our Christmas break, we will be starting a new year of fun challenges on January 7. 

I used an old favorite stamp of mine from Hero Arts with this little singer in the lantern light singing her heart out with praises to God. Since singing in groups is still being discouraged because of the COVID virus, here is hoping that next year we will not be having to sing alone any more. I pray some great choirs will fill the churches when we can all return to worshiping in person. 

Thursday, December 3, 2020

CCEE5049 Wrap it up

 Lynn McAuley here hostessing for December's final two CCEE Stampers challenges for the year 2020. If you are like me, you are probably ready for the year of 2020 to be wrapped up tight with a bow tied securely around it. Let's be done with it!!

For this challenge make use of the Christmas wrapping paper of your choice as a part of your holiday design.

Grab up some paper scraps from your gift wrapping adventures and join us in this week's challenge. If posting to an on-line gallery other than you blog, include keyword CCEE2049. We look forward to seeing your wonderful designs.

Love this Christmas plaid paper, this old SU stamp with the Luke scripture on it and a cute little angel from an unknown source.