Saturday, December 23, 2006

It's been too long since my last post. I've been too busy. Christmas break has begun and I did a ton of cardmaking today. I got this crazy idea to make up some cards for my aunts' for Christmas. Just three aunts, but then I had to add in my Grandma and two girl cousins and my cousin's list quickly grew to 8. After more than 10 hours of creating....yes more than 10, I designed and created 16 different cards. Each person will receive 4 cards (2 of each design). Originally, I planned on giving them 6 cards each, but my hubby talked me into keeping one of each card for myself to put in my portfolio. I also created a box for each set of cards and to my horror realized that I made the boxes to fit the cards and not the I just tied the envies to the bottom of each box. I'm soooo happy with how they all turned out. I hope I still have some creative juices left. :)

The cards shown above are just two of the sets I created. I'll share the rest of them when I have some more time. The pink paper on the first two cards is paper that I found in the scrapbook isle at Target. They have some really pretty paper. I love groupings of three- I like how the card on the right turned out. The bottom right card (with the bird) was watercolored by my hubby. He's an artist and I turn to him for color choices. I just got my 'bird' stamp set in the mail the other day. It's something new for me...birds, woodsy stuff.

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