Tuesday, October 23, 2012

SSS181 Christmas Card

Good morning! 

My weekend was very busy. I held my second Friday night workshop event. It was so nice to catch up with my friends. Saturday morning, I was able to get into my craft room again and create a few cards which I was even able to share with all of you that same day. Awesome! Our Brother and Sister-in-law came up to visit over the weekend, and we had a nice dinner with them on Saturday evening. Jack and Izzy didn't want their cousins to leave. 

Sunday morning dawned bright and beautiful. I was able to create one more Christmas card from a beautiful (and fun) sketch before heading to town to do some Christmas shopping. Disney Princesses rule this year for my little girl. Now that my son has turned 6, I am finding it more difficult to shop for him. My brother loved playing with Lego's (as a kid) and even Jack likes them. The trouble is...there are so many to choose from. How do I decide? :)

Well, enough about that. I am ready to share my latest Christmas card with you. I was inspired by the sketch from the Sweet Stop Sketches Blog. This week, their sketch has a twist. It must be movie/book inspired. I turned the sketch sideways to accommodate this little cutie stamp.

Paper: Jingle, White Daisy CS, Tulip CS (CTMH); Stamp: Pure Innocence-Christmas Caroler (MFT); Ink: Chocolate (CTMH); Tools: Snow Dots Embossing Folder (Cuttlebug), Watercolor Pencils, Blending Pen, Paper-Piercer, Micro-Tip Scissors (CTMH); Other: Jingle Brads (CTMH)

My Christmas card was inspired by the movie (book and song) "The Christmas Shoes". There is a scene towards the end of the movie where a group of Carolers gather outside of the little boy's home. Every year, when I hear that song, I can't help but cry. It's one of those sad/happy songs that make you feel so blessed with what you have.

This sketch is open until Thursday, 6pm EST, if you'd like to play along. They even have a prize up for grabs. :)

Happy crafting!



  1. I love the way you used Jingle paper....I loved that pack. The dress is especially wonderful! All in all, your card is just GREAT!

  2. What a darling card Casandra. Love the sweet paper-pieced image. The textured background looks really nice. Thank you for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop this week.

  3. This is SO sweet! LOVE these papers paired with this PI!!

  4. What a sweet Christmas card! Thanks for playing along with us at The Sweet Stop!