Thursday, June 2, 2011

Jingle Belles and SOS

I apologize for the lack of posting lately, but with Memorial Weekend and switching to day shift at work for the summer(and I am sooooo not a morning person!) I havent had much time to get any stamping done. I made time today and sat down to make a card for 2 challenges...the Jingle Belles challenge from May 27 and this weeks Shopping Our Stash (SOS) challenge.

The Jingle Belles challenge was to use 3 different types of designer paper, and over at SOS they want us to dig into our stash and use our oldest stamp or digistamp. I went and grabbed a stamp that I've had since I first started stamping back in 1994. I have no idea who made the stamp...I *think* I got it when living in northern CA but dont remember for certain. All it says on the stamp is "©1988 PSX Petaluma CA K-347". I love Christmas and I love stamps of houses that remind me of where I live, or have lived. I think I probably got this stamp because it reminded me of Christmas in the woods in New England but now that I live in Alaska it totally reminds me of the cabins that surround us here!  I used 3 different types of DSP mounted on Crumb Cake and then Cherry Cobbler cardstock, while the main image is layered on some Early Espresso cardstock.

**Just to get off track for a moment...mentioning New hometown, Springfield MA, was hit with 2 tornadoes yesterday. If you could please keep the people of Springfield and the surrounding towns of western MA in your thoughts I'd appreciate it.**

Supplies used(all supplies SU unless otherwise noted):
Stamps: Main image unknown, inside sentiment from SU
Paper: Cherry Cobbler, Early Espresso, Crumb Cake, Watercolor Paper, Deck The Halls DSP
Ink: Black StazOn, Early Espresso, Soft Suede, Basic Black, Basic Gray, Going Gray, Garden Green, Old Olive, Cherry Cobbler, Chocolate Chip, Night of Navy, Daffodil Delight
Accessories: AquaPainter, Dazzling Diamonds, Liquid Applique, Xmas Red Stickles, sponge



  1. this is really pretty...i love the dimension in this card...thanks for joining in the sos this week!

  2. What a beautiful card! I have NO patience when it comes to coloring images like that. ANYone would LOVE to get this one.

    Thanks for joining us this week at SOS!

  3. oh ♥WOW♥ what a magnificent card! that stamp is lovely and holy moly, you've certainly done it proud i cannot even imagine how long it took to color that soooooo perfectly and then add layers of dimensional snow, and glitter, etc... but WELL WORTH IT to create such a show stopper!!!!!! YUM!!!!!! ♥♥♥

  4. Well, well, well...Ms. Lisa. What a magnificent piece of art you have created!! All that fabulous coloring, the snow, the glitter...holy wow!! This is just amazingly pretty. Seriously!!

    Now how dare you hate ME, when I'm too busy hating YOU for this lovely winter scene?! ;)

    And, thank you, sweet friend (or is that hated friend? HAHHA) for playing along with us at SOS. xoxo

  5. Wow this is gorgeous! SO detailed! Love the peaceful scene. Thanks for joining us at Shopping Our Stash!

  6. I love this card. I love Christmas cards so I am very partial to this, but I love the snow and the way this card looks. ps, I hope you only get one comment from me, I've been having a problem with blogger...I did write another one but I don't think it went through.


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