Thursday, November 19, 2009

Christmas Wishes

I just LOVE Regina over at The Cutting Cafe!

She's made creating a stack of Christmas cards super simple and inexpensive with two great sentiment sets.

For this card, I used the Fancy Holiday Seasonprintable stamp set with Stampin Up's Scenic Season. The greeting that comes with the stamp says "Season's Greetings". I loved the trees but not the greeting so I simply cut off the SU greeting then copied and pasted this "Christmas Wishes" greeting from the Fancy Holiday Season set using Print Shop. I changed the color to red and printed out two on a single 8-1/2" x 11 sheet of cardstock.


Regina has also taken care of the inside greeting with her Christmas Inside Greetings set. 15 greetings in various fonts to suit anyone's style. After I printed the front of my card, I flipped my cardstock over, put it back in the printing tray, then copied and pasted my inside greeting. Easy...two cards at a time!


I simply inked up the trees, wiped off the bird and colored it with red marker, stamped and liberally coated everything with a dusting of sparkly glittery snow. Everything glitters...wish you could see this IRL. Stacks of Christmas cards for pennies. Thanks, Regina!!

Supplies:

Paper - Neenah Classic
Stamps - The Cutting Cafe, Stampin Up
Ink - SU Garden Green , Real Red marker
Accessories - glitter glue, glue pen, Martha Stewart ultra fine crystal glitter


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6 comments:

Cindy Haffner said...

This is a perfect Christmas Card!!

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Charlene, what a sweet CAS card!!! Love it!!! I think I'll have to go the CAS route this year as I have not even started with my Christmas cards, yikes!!! Hugs and blessings, Sabrina

Emily said...

A lovely card x

Regina Easter said...

really this could be in a box set at a really expensive store...so elegant...love it...

acreativeneed said...

Charlene this is so beautiful and simply elegant!! Everyone who receives these will be thrilled!!
Smiles,Deena

Kelly said...

WOW...This is THE perfect Christmas card. It is so very elegant, you can really feel the spitit of Christmas!!