Monday, June 25, 2012

"6 Months 'til Christmas" Blog Hop

Good Morning.  Yes, my friends, you read the title right......6 months today is Christmas.  So, have you started getting your cards ready yet?  :-)  Every 25th of the month, my girls and I are showcasing two Christmas cards each.  If you arrived from Sally's blog then you are on the right track.  If you just happened to come visit me today, why don't you got back to Mary's blog to see all of our wonderful Christmas creations.  And I happen to know for a fact that this month involves LOTS of presents for you. 

My first card: (stamped/coloured image)


Close up of image:


Card stock ~ Recollections
Patterned Paper ~ Echo Park 6 x 6 "Winter Park"
Spellbinders Nestabilities ~ Labels Eight
Image ~ Whimsy Stamps "Bundled Snowboy"
Sentiment ~ JustWordz "Christmas Season"
Copic Markers
Inside Sentiment ~ $1.50 bin Michaels
Glittered Skittles Snowflakes ~ Your Next Stamp
Colorbox Chalk Ink ~ Creamy Brown
Stampendous Crystal Snow
Ribbon from "Use It Up" Inventory

My second card: (die cut)


Close up:


Card stock ~ Recollections, Bazzill
Patterned Paper ~ scrap bin (manufacturer unknown)
Stamp, Die cut and Outside Sentiment~ Your Next Stamp
"Light Up the Holidays"
Copic Markers
Inside Sentiment ~ Kraftin' Kimmie "Christmas Interior Sentiments"
Punch ~ EK Success
Glossy Accents
Colorbox Chalk Ink ~ Creamy Brown
Twine and buttons  ~ "Use It Up" inventory

My present for you is more like a stocking stuffer ~  a small acrylic stamp set and a few paper flowers.  Everyone who leaves a comment on this post by Thursday will be eligible to win and I will announce my winner on Friday.  Good luck!!!

Thanks for coming by today.  Now you are off to Shari's blog to see what Christmas goodness she has to show you.  And if you do get lost along the way, the blog hop order is at the end of this post.

Remember you only have 6 months to get all of your shopping and crafty items made.....hee!hee! So, happy crafting and "Merry Christmas".

{{{{{HUGS}}}}, Heather



  1. very nice cards... love the coloring in the snowman :)

  2. Heather, LOVE your cards! That snowman image is just too cute and fantastic colouring :)Both cards are super.


  3. Both your holiday cards are wonderful.

    Stay Creative,
    Carson's Creations

  4. Adorable cards Heather as usual.

  5. Just how cute is that snowman on that first card!? You did a wonderful job on your Christmas cards this month!

  6. Hello BFF, both cards are just wonderful! I love your colouring on the Whimsy Snowman! Great job hun!! and your second card with the YNS lights die is just awesome! Love the stamp/die!


  7. Gorgeous cards, love the snowman....i think i have this image hiding away somewhere...must find it. Love your colouring. Great die cut on the second card too.
    Hugs Sally xxx

  8. gorgeous cards, your colors are so vibrant, I do not do copics, but your cards make me want to. New follower here.

  9. Hi Heather!
    I can't believe it is Christmas in June! Ho! Ho! Ho! Love your cards...the second card is my fav! Love those lights! Been thinking about you, my friend!

  10. Great Cards ... love how you've used the light bulbs with the matching paper very kewl
    hgus Nikki C

  11. Both are so sweet, but I just love that snowman! :) Janis

  12. Your card is fabulous. I love the idea of making christmas cards so early in the year. I am last minute person but I promised myself to do better this year.
    Thanks for the great hop.


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