Paper crafting is works of heart

Paper crafting is works of heart!

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Christmas 2017 Preview #2

More Christmas cards to show that were made about June 25th

Yes! Getting a start on holiday cards in the summertime!!!

You will see layout similarities especially with the focal pieces made from upcycling gift card type labels. This style was actually designed like a little card, so the back part was cut off and the sticky foam adhesive tabs were moved to the 'wrong' side of the front or focal part.

Then some card fronts have a swirly snowflake clear stamp used and 2 have a poinsettia clear stamp.

I really love that I was able to get these 7 plus the previous 1 posted completed using 2 work sessions. I WOULD love it even more if I can get more made, but so far, none. I did get 3 Thanksgiving ones made last night! Wa-hoo! I will make a post of those later.

Here are several different angled photos to show the fronts of 7 Christmas 2017 cards:
Cards made fairly quickly because of these 3 items: re-purposing gift tags, decorative tapes, and beautiful large clear stamps.

The focal pieces set the color palette: reds, golds and browns, whites and creams.

My favorite one thus far is the vertical snowman card at the top of this third photo with the snowflake wind swirls on the left side. But the deer are so cute; and the ......

Happy crafting! From the heartland, Becca


  1. It looks like you've got a good start on your holiday cards. I love those little dear!!!!


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