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Thursday, July 25, 2013

5 Months Till Christmas Hop!

Did you know that today marks only 5 more months till Christmas!!!!  I am getting very excited that in only 3 1/2 more months I can start pulling out all my decorations and start organizing to decorate!  whoo hoo!

Today myself and the design team have some fun Christmas projects to share with you, our theme this month is to make our projects using Non-Traditional Christmas Colours.  I have created two Christmas cards to share with you today, here is my first card....
Here is a look at the inside of the card...
* Magnolia Rubber Stamp
* Copic Express Paper
* Copic Markers
* Memento Inks:  Tuxedo Black, Rose Bud & Pistachio
* Paper:  My Minds Eye 6x6 Paper Pad - Merry
* Pink Cardstock:  Stampin' Up - Pretty In Pink
* Ribbon:  MY Favorite Things - Bubblegum
* Outside Sentiment:  My Favorite Things -Merry & Bright
* Inside Sentiment:  Stampabilities - Very Merry Christmas
* Spellbinders:  Petite Ovals (lg) & Classic Scalloped Ovals (lg)
* Embossing Folder:  Stampin' Up Starburst
* 3D Pop Dots

Here is a close up of the adorable Tilda to see the Copic colours used....
Copic Colours Used:
* Skin:  E11, E00, E000
* Hair:  YR24, YR21, E50
* Pinks:  R85, R83, R81, RV10
* Green:  G24, G21, G20
* Ugg Soles:   E43

Here is my second card....

Here is a look at the inside of the card....
 Supplies Used:
* Image & Outside Sentiment - House Mouse Christmas Clear Stamp Set
* Copic Express Paper
* Copic Markers
* Memento Inks:  Tuxedo Black & Teal Zeal
* Paper:  Michaels Recollections 6x6 Paper Pad - Christmas (Thanks Mary!!)
* Blue Cardstock:  Michaels 8.5x11 Paper Pack
* Glitter Paper:  DCWV 4.5x6.5 Christmas Glitter Matts
* Ribbon:  Michaels Holiday Celebrate It
* Inside Sentiment:  Impression Obsession - Merry Christmas

Here is a close up of the image to see the Copic colours used....

 So what did you think?  Are ya getting into the Christmas Spirit yet and want to get started on your cards too?  Before you do be sure to check out the Design Teams amazing projects to help give you inspiration too.  Your next Stop is my Best Friend Heather`s Blog, you wont want to miss it!  I have also listed the whole hop order below in case you get lost along the way....
This Months Blog Hop Order:
LeeAnn (Guest Designer)

Hope to see you back next month on the 25th where we have another fun theme, you wont want to miss out!

Until Next Time, Keep Crafting!


  1. Shari I love these!!!!
    Your Colouring on Tilda is amazing and I love her pink.
    The papers on your Mouse House card is just perfect.
    I too cant wait to pull out my Christmas decorations.
    Even though as I type this I realize how many things I actually leave out all year lol.

  2. Shari, so pretty. I love Tilda in pink....hummm...wonder why. The House Mouse gingerbread house looks good enough to eat and thanks to Mary the paper matches perfectly too :)SOCKS!!!

  3. Supper cute :) I have that tilda and the inside sentiment ;P .. Great friends just love the same things .. The house mouse so supper cute love the fun colours I love this challenge this month.

  4. Love them both...too cute!! Thanks for including me on this hop...had fun!

  5. Shari, your cards are ADORABLE! I love both of them but especially love the house mouse gingerbread one...awesome job colouring both!


  6. Love your cards Shari.....fab colouring and such sweet images.
    Hope all is good with you.
    Hugs Sally xxx


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