Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Holiday Hustle and Bustle

Hi everyone!

Just a quick post today as I'm heading to bed shortly. It's been a busy week, but busy in a good way. Yesterday, we finished up all the Christmas shoeboxes at church and delivered them, and now they're on their way to children all over the world. It's hard to believe there are children who have nothing - and I love working on this project because it reminds me early in the season that Christmas is about Jesus and his love for us, rather than presents and running ourselves ragged. I also love working on this project because one of my best friends - let's call her Mz. Nastypepper - works on it with me, and we always have a great time together. :o)

Anyhow -- I thought I'd share some Christmas projects I've been working on here and there this last week. The first card is another snowman trio from Great Impressions. I told you it's my favorite stamp :o). This was a custom order for one of my customers and I have to say I may need to make a few more for msyelf - if I have enough eyelets leftover from this one. The second card was made with a High Hopes stamp. Isn't that the cutest nativity scene? I stamped that one in Memento tuxedo black ink and then colored with my watercolor pencils, and I found that beautiful gold embossed background paper at Joanne's. And finally, the last picture is a set of really simple Christmas gift tags made with nothing more than a Martha Stewart snowflake punch, scalloped edge scissors and card stock. I have some in my Etsy shop, and I made some more for myself.

Well, that's it for tonight. Tomorrow I have some shopping to do in the morning and then I plan on working in the craft room non-stop. I hope you're all staying well in your neck of the woods!
Take care and God bless!

Sue :o)


  1. The snowmen are fun and festive! Great little tree brads!

  2. Hi Sue
    great cards lately, particularly love the holly SU card, how did you do the shaped edge on the layers so well?
    x Michelle

  3. Great cards! I love the colours!

  4. Your cards are wonderful, love that gold embossing! That's awesome about the shoeboxes, will def. bring some joy to those that receive them. :)