Wednesday, July 23, 2008

CHF Christmas

Hallo,
Short post today as I have a couple projects waiting on the craft table to try and finish tonight - I didn't have a much time to play as I thought I was going to have for several reasons.....First I had to have a gallbaldder scan which took longer than planned even allowing extra time :) (ahh such is life) and #2 Our LSS was having a big sale and I said I wasn't going to go as my stash is out of control overflowing as it is, but, alas I couldnot resist - 70% off all Xmas items and everything else a certain percentage off depending on how much you spent - I managed to get out the door with a nice bag of stuff for only 28 $ - mostly embellishments as I really do have too much paper. The only paper I got was the Xmas stuff and ALL of that was the Basic Gray "Figgy Pudding" from last year.
Anywhoo - These 3 cards were done using my newest stamp purchase from CHF http://www.cornishheritagefarms.com/ . The music paper is from a music book that I used as a child in grade school - copys of some pages anyway (about 10 years ago when the 1-room grade school I went to closed they had a garage sale and the 2 things I had asked my Mom to get for me if she could was a copy of the music book and if they still had their copy of "Smokey the Cow Horse" - She was able to get the music book but no 'Smokey' to be found...)
Anyway I stamped and embossed on the music with clear and then sprayed with green and cranberry glimmer mist and let dry. I used this weeks sketch from CPS for all 3 cards. I also used CHF's new Xmas phrases set but even though they are embossed in gold they just don't show very well in my pics (murky and rainy here today). I also used gold krylon and assorted brads and rhinestones.
Well not so short a post after all - :)
I had better get back to the craft table as I won't have much time tomorrow - I will be rounding up supplies, doing laundry and packing for a short weekend jaunt to Helen Ga to play tourist for the weekend with the FAM - I am trying to get a couple things done to post while I am gone - we get back on tuesday and then I work the next 3 days (12 hour shifts...).
Take Care
Tera

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4 comments:

Vicki C said...

Beautiful work Tera!!

Keri Lee Sereika said...

Tera these are sooo cool! I love the fresh colors and the images...well I am partial to them, after all my SIL is the illustrator! :D

Linda Beeson said...

LOVE your little jump on Christmas with these cards! Great use of the CPS sketch!

Charity Hassel said...

oh, super work with the cps sketch! what pretty Christmas cards!!