The Create Joy Holiday 2015 Release from Simon Says Stamp is here! What an awesome collection of stamps and dies to kick off our seasonal crafting for this winter. I have been waiting to share with all of you. I've been a busy bee in my studio making all kinds of things with this release and now I can show you! Today we're doing a mega blog hop, with prizes on every blog. There is so much inspiration from everyone. I hope you'll grab a cup of coffee or tea and hop along with us!
I am sharing three cards today - all Christmas cards - and all using the new stamps and dies. I made a shaker card! (yes, me!) So now I might be addicted to sequins!
My first card for today was made with the beautiful "For To Us" stamp set. This is sooooo wonderful. The sayings, the graphics, everything. Just perfect. I enjoyed coloring the floral images and then hand cut them out to layer onto an oval panel. I am sort of addicted to this cardstock right now too! Lime green everything! The snowflakes are from a new die set. I colored everything with my Copic Markers.
Here is my super fun shaker card! I loved making this card! The new Christmas Token Die is the perfect size for a card front and makes a wonderful shaker image. I cut the die twice - once in red cardstock and once in white cardstock. I layered the white on the bottom and the red portion was attached to the acetate to make my shaker. I added loads of sequins and beads in pretty shades of aqua. Here is a great tutorial about making shaker cards!
Now, you know if there's a stamp set with a cat in it - I will love it! This set is called Christmas Cats!! EEEEK! It's sooooo much fun! There are two cats, and fun accessories! I colored my sweet kitty to look just like my Buddy and then gave him a bright red scarf! This was really fun to color with my Copic Markers too. I stamped and cut all my pieces using the matching dies, and then created my scene. Meowy Christmas??? LOVE.
Gosh, thank you so much for stopping by on this exciting blog hop day! Nice to have you here. Next up on the hop list is one of my very favorite crafters - YOONSUN. Click here to go on to her blog!
Be sure to leave a comment on my post because SSS will pick a winner's name from my blog - and every other blog! YAY! The prize packages are valued at approximately $50.00 each! The winners will be chosen this coming Monday, the 19th and will be notified by email. Good Luck!