Friday, December 7, 2012

Red Hot Christmas Party

Well it's been one of those weeks for me...stressful!  I'm sure no one else has ever had a week like that. lol  As I'm writing this I can feel myself starting to relax a little because I know my busy week is almost done.  Whew...I survived!  I've enjoyed each thing I've done, but I think I need to slow down just a little.  Now on to today's cards.  Last night was our Red Hots' Christmas party and it's always a lot of fun!  We had great food, lots of laughs, games and of course gifts.  And this year we decided on a $5 gift exchange for our gifts.  All I can say is I am not a shopper so I decided to give a box of chocolates and make a few cards.  My last post shows a card that I made using gold snowflakes.  Well after cutting out the large snowflakes I could not throw away my scraps like I usually do because the glimmer paper is so pretty and I felt wasteful if I did.  So I set them aside then starting thinking that maybe I could use them somehow on a few cards for my gift and these are the cards I came up with...


I also decided to enter these into the Hand Stamped Sentiments challenge since it's a monochromatic challenge and these seem perfect for it.  Plus I've been lacking in the challenge department this week!  



Of course I had to have a box to store them in too. :)



Thanks for looking and have a great day!

Stamp Sets:  Perfectly Penned & Curly Cute
Card Stock:  Soft Suede, Crumb Cake & Very Vanilla
Glimmer Paper:  Champagne
Classic Stampin' Pad:  Soft Suede
Embossing Folder:  Lacey Brocade
Bigz Die:  Snow Flurry
Ribbon:  3/8" Taffeta in Soft Suede
Shimmer Paint:  Champange Mist


7 comments:

  1. Thanks Sara I am so glad to have your beautiful cards. Did you find your Christmas card in the stamp case? Hate to say it but I am probably going to want to borrow that set again.

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    1. You're very welcome, Christi. :) I did find it...after I read this! lol Thanks so much! Not a problem if you need to borrow the set again. Just let me know when.

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  2. Very Pretty!!! Love all the sparkle!!! Great use for your scraps!!! Beautiful soft color combo!! Thanks for playing along with Hand Stamped Sentiments, Diane

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  3. What a great way to use the glitter paper! Your cards are so pretty! Love the layered snowflakes and that you used a variety of greetings! Thanks for joining us at HSS!!

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  4. WOW! I am loving these cards. So sparkly and pretty. Thanks for playing with HSS.

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  5. Simply stunning, is all I can say! I LOVE the champagne glimmer with the snowflakes, tres elegante! I will be CASE-ing this for my own Christmas cards :) Thanks so much for joining us at HSS! Erika

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  6. I love this idea and the card design is gorgeous!!

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Thank you for your comments. I read everyone! If you ever wonder how I've made something I'd be glad to let you know! Sara

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