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I have been stamping and scrapbooking for the past 10 years. It is my favorite hobby and I sure do miss it when life gets way too busy. I have 3 amazing children, and a wonderful, supportive husband.

Friday, December 18, 2009

My Christmas Cards

Good Morning Everyone, WOW I am so glad it is Friday.....Another busy week preparing for the holidays. I also drove to PA and back yesterday....Sorry I haven't been around, its been crazy!!! When I get a minute today I will for sure stop by and visit everyone and see what you have been up to...!!!

I wanted to share my Holiday cards I will be making this year for Christmas. I know I am a little late but I am getting there. HAHAHA. I wanted something simple since I mail out over 60 cards. Also with the mailing costs I wanted something not too bulky this year.....!!! This card is also for today's LSC251 challenge over at SCS. Today's challenge is to add gold or silver decorations to your card. To me Santa is for a wonderful Christmas Decoration. His belt is gold and added gold cord to the tag!!! I hope you enjoy my creation and thanks so much for stopping by and visiting me!!!! Have a wonderful Friday!!!

Here's the Recipe
  • Sentiment - Clear Dollar Stamp, stamped in Momento Black Ink
  • Cardstock - Red, White, Black, and Gold
  • Accessories - SU Tag Punch, Gold Cording, 2 Marvy Square Punches


Tracy said...

Great card Crystal, wow you have a lot of cards to send, but i'm sure each and every one will be really happy with what you send them.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Stef H said...

this is super. a perfect xmas card!


Laural-Lee said...

This a fantastic and fast idea. TFS! I'll be making these next year.

KanataNewf said...

oh my goodness! I just love this! I'm bookmarking this so I can come back and CASE!!!

coldwaters2 said...

This is a fabulous design Crystal I love it

Hugs and happy holidays

Lorraine x

Tkat said...

very cute idea! and very easy to make -- super duper card! :)

Danni said...

What a great card!! Love it!

Min said...

Adorable! What a terrific blog you have!!
Hugs & Happy Holidays!

Mephisto said...

Really elegant Card!


Anonymous said...

Hey girl!! Now that is really clever lady!! :) I love the buckle idea!! LOL!! These will be perfect for making so many!! I still have a few more to send out yet...but I do try and save cards that I make up over the year! Lucky me I made SEVERAL!! TFS!! HUGS

Kimberly's Krafts said...

OMG! Crystal...these are so very clever!! What a great card!! LOVE LOVE LOVE it!! And 60??? Good Lord! If I had to do that many I would stress out!! Awesome cards GF! I hope you enjoy your trip and have a great weekend!! I miss you too honey!!


Angelwood said...

That is clever and so fun! I love your Christmas card! hugs, Angela

Ondina said...

Hi Crystal,
Very, very cute card. I love it.
Happy Holidays

Cindy Haffner said...

Oh [perfect and so clever.

raindropecho said...

Crystal, this is just DARLING!! Absolutely love it!

jen said...

Adorable card! And it looks so dimensional- great job on keeping it to a 'minimum mailing weight'!! (My post office scolded me for a single button!)
Have fun creating!

Kerri said...

These are super cute, Crystal!!! What a fabulous idea!

Ali Dantre said...

Hi ya Crystal. This is fabby babe. I would never of thought of doing this..its great!...I should've learned last year with bulky cards and the cost...I have now sent out 39 cards ouch!! I don't mind though but when you send some things and the postage costs more than the pressy that's when I take a very deep breath!

Thanks for popping over...lovely to see you as always. Have a wonderful christmas and may your new year be filled with super blessings.
Hugs n Love

Desire Fourie said...

Hi Crystal. Love this Xmas card, such understated elegance. Love the square gold buckle idea.

Jodi Collins said...

How AWESOME Crystal! LOOOOVE this idea! SOOOO fun!!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

I love the buckle and the Santa's coat look Crystal!! Great Christmas creation!! Hope you are doing well!! I have been over my head lately. I miss our talks girl!!

Amy Johnson said...

What a creative and fun card. And perfect for mass producing!

Fern said...

Crystal, this is just too cute!! Very creative!!

Lynn Mercurio said...

I Believe! =)

Great card - Merry Christmas!

Shauna K said...

hehe, very creative and cute :D

Jessica G. said...

This is such a simple combination, but so stunning, Crystal! Perfect Santa card; it must be what most little kids see when they snuggle into his lap with their wish list!!

Allison Rankin said...

What an idea...great for mass producing!

Maria Matter said...

Fabulous Crystal!!!
What a fun Christmas card and good for you getting them done and actually mailed out!! lol
Merry Christmas to you!
Blessings, Maria

Dawn M said...

what an adorable card! bless your heart for making so many!!

Susanne Fuhrmann said...

Hi Crystal,

this is too cool,
and I made a card after your idea for my boss for christmas. I hope thats ok for you? My collegues and I had a photoshooting with Santa hats and I haven´t had an idea yet, how to wrap that picture.
Your card is the perfect way.
I can´t show it on my blog yet, he´ll get his present on Wednesday, but when I do show, I´ll put a link to your post.
I linked you to my blogroll as well, your creations are faboulus!
I wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
Susanne from Germany

Susanne Fuhrmann said...

Hi Crystal,

Merry Christmas and thanks for your lovely comment!

I just posted the things I was talking about in my last comment, I hope you like it. You´ll find it here:
(The girl in the middle of that santa´s hats pic is me)


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