Do you still have Christmas cards to make?  Well here is a group of Christmas cards that would be quick to make and easy to mail.

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When I saw Tammy Hershberger’s challenge yesterday to mass produce a card (part of Sharon’s “Stamp Simply Celebrates”), I decided to do just that with one of these.

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Thanks for such a fun (and useful this time of year) challenge, Tammy!

Stamps: Elzybells Art Stamps ‘Bethlehem’; Rubber Soul ‘O Holy Night’

Papers: SU! Handsome Hunter and Whisper White

Inks: SU! Handsome Hunter

Accessories: SU! Organdy Ribbon; Stickles; Cuttlebug and ‘Swiss Dots’ Embossing Folder

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This week’s challenge over on Our Creative Corner is to incorporate snowmen or snowflakes on a card or project.  One of the cards in the group fits this challenge perfectly!

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The ribbon is from the Dollar Spot at Michael’s.  Isn’t it cute!

Stamps: SU! ‘Flakey Friends’

Papers: SU! Brocade Blue and Whisper White

Inks: SU! Brocade Blue

Accessories: Michael’s Dollar Spot Printed Ribbon; Cuttlebug and ‘Snowflakes’ Embossing Folder; Martha Stewart Border Punch

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This third card of the group is a Stampin’ Up! Only (SUO) card meaning that all products used are made by Stampin’ Up!.

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Stamps: ‘Trees Three’

Papers: Basic Black, Whisper White, Blue Bayou ‘Prints’ DSP

Inks: Basic Black

Accessories: GG Ribbon in Blue Bayou

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The last two (three) cards also use Stampin’ Up! products with the exception of the sentiments.

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Stamps: ‘Peaceful Wishes’ and ‘Star-Studded Season’; Art Impressions Sentiment

Papers: Handsome Hunter, Rose Red, Whisper White

Inks: Handsome Hunter, Rose Red, Close to Cocoa

Accessories: Button, Gingham Ribbon

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Stamps:  ‘Paint Prints’; DeNami Designs Sentiment

Papers: Rose Red, Whisper White

Inks: Rose Red, Garden Green, Yoyo Yellow

Accessories: Brads, Paper Piercer and Template

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And finally…if you are still with me here smileysaywhatani.gif… don’t forget to check out Sharon’s “Stamp Simply Celebrates” today!!

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4

Dee JacksonStampin cuz I Luv 2 – Dee has some BLOG CANDY today!

Sharon JohnsonNo Time To Stamp? – With more BLOG CANDY!

Deb SaaranenDream In Color – Do you need a quick, but lovely, little gift for someone?  Maybe your child’s teacher, an elderly lady from your church or neighborhood?  Today Deb’s Featured Project is to make a gift of Note Cards, attractively packaged for gift presentation.  She is also turning this project into a Challenge for you to participate in, allowing you to show all of us your creations.  Be sure to check it out!!! There are sure to be so many lovely samples to inspire!!!

Anyone may participate in these challenges and all the fun events, blogger or not!!!  If you upload to your Blog, provide a link to your entry in the appropriate post by the Challenge Hostess.  If you upload at Splitcoast, PLEASE KEYWORD all Splitcoast uploads for this event SSC08 (Stamp Simply Celebrates! 2008).  If you upload at any other online gallery, just make sure to link to your Challenge Hostess so she can find your entry!!! Have fun!!!

26 Responses to “Christmas Cards, O Christmas Cards”

  1. Wow,
    Thanks for all those great ideas, I had never considered Paint Prints when making Christmas cards, very clever idea.
    I especially like the simple beauty of the first card

  2. Love all your beautiful cards, so glad you got to play with us OCC girls.

  3. These card are all so so pretty…Beautiful… I know what you mean by easy to mail. I spend 46 dollars yesterday mailing cards 75 total and I still have about 15 more to go…. I love it all the post office workers come out and ask to view my cards…I am getting on a first name basics with them…loads of fun!!!!!

  4. You just gave me some great ideas for making more quick holiday cards! The first one is so simple to make and yet looks so elegant. I often find myself wondering why I spend so much time making cards, and then I see something like this today and it’s a forehead-slapping moment! DER!! LOL Simple can be very elegant, and you’ve proved that once again with all of these fabulous easy-to-create cards! Thank you for such wonderful inspiration each and every day!!! LOL

  5. Wonderful set of cards Susan. Man I need to start these challenges to I can get my cards done. hee hee

  6. I’m not sure if I’ve ever commented on your blog before, but I wanted to let you know that I really like your cards on this post. They’re a little different and fresh. Love the paint prints card. I still have that stamp set and I still love it!

    Is that snowman ribbon? so cute!

  7. Those are all fabulous!!! I have not even started my cards yet. I realized I needed to order ink and it has not arrived yet…fingers crossed it will be at home today! One of these years I’ll think ahead. 😉

  8. Wow Susan … you’ve been really busy!!! All of these cards are fantastic, I don’t think I could pick a favorite! I’m so glad you played along on Tammy’s challenge! What a gorgeous “quick” set of cards … love the rich green with the white swiss dot … very classy!!

  9. Susan, this has to be the best, quick and easy batch of Christmas cards I’ve seen! They are all wonderful and unique. All made with fresh designs. Love them all.

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  12. What a fabulous grouping of cards – you have surely been busy!!! My favorite is the Swiss Dots O Holy Night card — SOOOOO amazingly simple, and SOOOOOOOOOO simply striking!!! I love them all, and know you will have many, many happy card recipients real soon!!! TFS!!!

  13. What a gorgeous group of cards…each one as fabulous as the next….and mail-able!!! WOW! That’s something I find hard to do these days!

  14. Great cards!! LOVE the O Holy Night one. Have a similar stamp by Amuse and will be casing this one for sure – thank you!!

  15. What a wonderful collection of cards, Susan! The one you made for mass production is a brilliant idea–so quick and easy, yet so clean and beautiful. Love the Rose Red, too. I remember when everyone was using Paint Prints for poinsettias. Gosh, I’d forgotten till now. It sure is pretty! Love the gold brads in the flower centers.

  16. This cards are absolutely beautiful! Love the elegant style of the first card! Adore the ribbon on the second! SU stamps always amazed me! And the last card is so gentle and I love the golden brads!

  17. Susan, that snowman card just brought such a smile to my face! That ribbon is precious—-I think I need to make a trip to Mike’s!
    TFS!
    LeAnne

  18. All of these are so beautiful, and it’s wonderful that they are perfectly mailable as well!!

  19. Susan, I love all of your cards today, especially the snowflake and snowman one. I love snowmen…

    Pinky

  20. These are beautiful, Susan….I love each one…thanks for the inspiration!!!

  21. Beautiful…each and every one! 🙂

  22. I like all of them except the tree one – I love the sentiment on it, just don’t like the fact that the trees are missing their tops.

    I love the snow man one – the ribbon on that card is perfect!

  23. A fabulous ensemble of cards Susan, all of them are so fun and festive!

  24. Susan – all your holiday cards are gorgeous!!! Way to go!!!

  25. All your cards are fabulous, Susan! And I love how you embellish your envelopes, too! I never remember to do that anymore! Thank you for playing my challenge, and for all your wonderful designs!

  26. Love them all and the post above that I was locked out of!! Fabulous!!

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