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Friday, December 6, 2013


We have a NEW RELEASE and a NEW CHALLENGE today at SAMI STAMPS and as always, all the NEW RELEASE images are awesome!  I sure hope you will visit SAMI STAMPS and check out all the DT gals projects - you will adore them:)  You can find ALL of Sami's Stamps on ETSY at SAMI STAMPS SHOP and they are available for instant download!!

Our New Release this week is CHRISTMAS JOY - I love them all!

We are also starting a contest for the month of December and you are definitely going to want to get on it because the grand prize is FAB-U-LOUS!!  You must be a follower of SAMI STAMPS to be able to play along.  Details found here:

Our NEW CHALLENGE at SAMI STAMPS - is ADD RED or GREEN or BOTH and . You must use an image from SAMI STAMPS SHOP to play along, but Sami has a Freebie available for you at SAMI STAMPS if you need one and there's also a New $2 deal:)   Challenge goes til end of December.   Hope you will join us.

I have used SAMI STAMPS SHOP New Release image "Christmas Morning Magic" for my first creation.  This delightful image is colored with Copics, Sakura and Atyou Spica pens and cut out with Lifestyle Crafts dies.  DO is American Crafts and CS is CTMH.  Nestie dies used for flower shape, stickers are K and Co. and shiny dots are from my stash.  Sentiment is from MFT and cut with Nestie. 

Additional Challenges:

Card Crafter's Circle - celebrations
Crafty Hands Challenge Blog - Season's Greetings
Creative Corner - Traditional Christmas
Creative Fingers - anything goes
Delicious Doodles - Christmas/New Year's
Quick Quotes - Holiday card
Sister Act Card Challenge - anything goes
Ready Teddy Go - contemporary Christmas with teddy bear
Hanna & Friends - Christmas with person/animal
Paper Crafting Journey - it's Christmas time

For my second creation, I chose SAMI STAMPS SHOP New Release "Christmas Together" which I have also colored with Copics, Sakura and Atyou Spica pens and cut out with Lifestyle Crafts die.  Bling-y flowers are from Petaloo, DP from Doodlebug Design and CS from CTMH and Doodlebug.  I used a Martha Stewart punch for flower bored and a DieVersions die for wreath.  Sentiment, from MFT, is cut with Nestie.  Hope you will come join our challenge and December contest!!

Additional Challenges:

A Creative Romance - sparkle at Christmas
Bloggers - Christmas
Card Makin' Mamas - Christmas
Crafty Catz - 2 or more dies
Digi Haven - digi plus Merry Christmas
Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenges - Christmas
Pattie's Creations - Christmas card
Stampin' For The Weekend - use some red
Stempelsonnen Challenge - Merry Christmas
Art Impressions Stamps Challenge - Merry and bright


Pia S said...

Such great showcases of those fabulous Sami stamps! Your cards are beautiful, so Christmasy and love your coloring too!

Sandra H said...

Gorgeous cards xx

Shirley-Anne said...

Happy Holidays to you too .Both beautiful creations with fabulous images and papers .Thanks for sharing your card on Card Crafters Circle

Jac’s Playground said...

Fabulous cards, love the die cuts you've used and your wonderful, bright Christmassy papers, thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week, Jac x

Dreja said...

Eine tolle Karte. Super.
Danke daß du bei der SsC mitmachst.
LG Dreja

Zella said...

Perfectly colored and love the paper. Thanks for sharing with us at Pattie's Creations Design Challenge.

Anonymous said...

Ohhh ist die süße geworden. Einfach zauberhaft Weihnachtlich.
Hab herzlichen Dank für Deine Teilnahme bei der Stempelsonne
Liebe Grüße

Sue Nicholson said...
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Sue Nicholson said...

Lovely cards, like your layout. Thanks for joining us at SFTW Challenge, good luck cheers Sue (GDT)

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card.

Thank you for joining us at Craftyhands Challenge Blog.

Moira DT xx

jimlynn said...

Both are wonderful! Love the patterned paper you used for these too. Cute images.
Thanks for joining us at Digi Haven.

Karen said...

Both cards are wonderful and festival. Great images to use and colored wonderfully. Thanks for joining us at Digi Haven - Karen, DT

Karen Day said...

Two lovely cards, Audrey! Thanks for joining our Merry & Bright challenge at Art Impressions :o)

Dana Tatar said...

Fantastic Cards! Thanks for joining the challenge at Quick Quotes! Happy Holidays!

Daniele said...

great Christmas cards so glad you joined us at Ready Teddy Go