Mar 192008

So somewhere between St. Patrick’s Day and Easter, I’m making Christmas cards. It’s the 2008 Holiday Card Challenge group that I have joined over at Splitcoaststampers that has caused this strange behavior! Each month from January through November we are to make 10 cards. The challenge was changed a little this year from last. So instead of just Christmas cards it is now 10 “Holiday” cards per month. That way if someone doesn’t need 100+ Christmas cards they can mix it up to include Easter or 4th of July or whatever holiday they choose. But it needs to be 10 cards per month. Here are my March cards.

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On the first card I completed I put a rhinestone brad to finish it off. But I decided I actually liked it better without the brad. The one card had to keep it as there was a nice hole there, but the others were spared! This is an SUO card meaning that all products used to make this card are Stampin’ Up! only.

I’m so happy that I joined this group. I now have 30 cards already done just waiting to go!

Stamps: Paint Prints, Floral Backgrounder, All-Year Cheer III
Paper: Handsome Hunter, Whisper White
Ink: Handsome Hunter, Bravo Burgundy, Apricot Appeal
Accessories: Satin Ribbon in Purely Pomegranate, Brads

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Oh and come back tomorrow. I still have several of the 2008 SAB sets to send out to someone. It could be you!!!

21 Responses to “Merry Christmas 2”

  1. These Christmas cards are beautiful! Thanks for sharing.

  2. I love this card, it is so pretty and elegant.

  3. These are really gorgeous! I should have joined this, I never get mine done!

  4. These are really pretty Susan. I love the colors…I like using the deeper reds and greens for Christmas. Like the layout…simple but elegant at the same time.

    TFS,
    Charmaine

  5. Those are gorgeous!!! And how FAB to be so ahead of the game!

  6. so pretty! I wanted to challenge myself to get some done too but so far…nothing. 🙁

  7. Are you kidding me?? Christmas (Holiday) cards?? I just finished my Easter cards last night! I seem to always be so far behind.

    The beautiful poinsettia, the rich colors and that satin pomegranate ribbon make these such elegant cards!!!

  8. Absolutely beautiful!!!

  9. These cards are gorgeous! That luscious ribbon makes any card a real eye-catcher to begin with. Congrats on being so far ahead of the game! LOL

  10. Susan, your cards are gorgeous! You are so smart to already start on Christmas cards!
    Hugs and smiles

  11. These are lovely!

  12. I love the card! I’m part of this challenge too – finished Feb’s cards on the 29th (I should have used Valentine’s cards as part of it but I need about 120 Christmas cards anyway!), hope to get to March’s this w/e (maybe Easter afternoon?!). Anyhow, thanks for sharing! Jeanne

  13. Beautiful Christmas cards! So rich and elegant looking. Great layout and wonderful work cutting out all those panels. Awesome job!

  14. Beautiful Christmas cards Susan.

  15. Very Pretty and inspiring!! I am feeling the “need” to CASE coming on. LOL Thanks for sharing these. Have a joyful day!

  16. Susan, these are gorgeous. Yes, I still love that Paint Prints set as well. It is a very versatile set. You are so smart to do this, I wish I had joined this group as well as I am always struggling to get mine made.

    Pinky

  17. These are very pretty. I love the challenge too. Thank you for sharing.

  18. Beauty and simplicity all in one.

  19. Ohhh these are pretty. I like it without the brad too. Good call in getting a head start. I plan to but then I always seem to scramble at the end and be late!

  20. These cards are beautiful! So classy and the colours are fabulous! That ribbon is so pretty!
    I should join this next year….love making cards for all holidays.

  21. Oh my — I just love this card. So beautiful and elegant!!

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