Saturday, October 2, 2010

Cuttin' Up Saturday Christmas Multiples!

Please scroll down for my earlier post and the Halloween Blog Hop! 

Jolly good morning to you on this fine Saturday morning!

This week at the Cuttlebug Challenges we are showing you just how easy it is to make multiples of cards. Since it is National Card Making Day (or is it world card making day?) - a day to celebrate making cards for one another, crafting, and getting ahead on those Christmas cards, I have decided to make Christmas cards.


Recipe:
Paper: Echo Park Merry Christmas™, Bazzill™ (diamond white) 
Pixie Glitter
Glossy Accents™
Crop-a-dile™
Ribbon


Instructions
1. I put all the Christmas trees, their layers, and their shadows on three different "layers" on my Gypsy. All cuts were from Christmas Solutions (Noel)™cartridge. I turned them around to fit as many on a sheet as possible. They were cut at 4.5". 



I took one off while it was cutting so that I could make sure it would come out okay. So I glued the green top to the white bottom and laid it on the top so you could see what it would look like. 

2. The next day I decided to add a maroon shadow to give it some more pop. 
3. I used Glossy Accents on the white part of the tree and then poured Pixie Sparkle over it. I let it dry overnight.
4. I cut out the tags from Sentimentals™and inked them with red ink around the edges.
5. I used my Crop-a-dile™ to punch holes and add eyelets to the tags.
6. I stamped the tags with a sentiment from My Pink Stamper: Winter Punnies™
7. I ran the tags through the Cuttlebug™ with the Snowflakes A2 Winter Borders Emboss Folder™
8. I ran the Echo Park Merry Christmas™ paper through the Cuttlebug™ with the 5x7 Holly Ribbons Emboss Folder™ and on the red and white striped versions, the A2 Snowflakes Emboss Folder™.
9. I adhered the ribbon and all layers using my Glue Glider Pro™ 
10. I pop dotted the Christmas tree and the tag after tying a ribbon around the tag.
11. I put it on the blog to share it with you! If you click on the picture below it will get bigger and you can see the detail. 





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17 comments:

quilt4fun2 said...

Your cards look so festive...love the way you cut them out so very little paper was left to waste. Thank You for sharing and for a chance to win great prizes.
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Sheena said...

Love these..so pretty!

teachU14 said...

Beautiful cards and a great way to save your paper :)

pjritsema said...

THis turned out really pretty! I am a new follower and look forward to looking at some of your back blogs and future blogs! Thanks for being a part of this hop! Jackie

Cristi said...

WOW, these cards are beautiful!! I realy LOVE this paper.
Bug Hugs
Cristi

Rainbow said...

Great cards and it looks like you enjoyed making them
Michelle dot watson 82 at gmail dot com

alwayscharlie said...

Loveit!

ScrappyScavenger said...

I am in love w this card! This is one of my fav. Holiday cuts!

PinkBlingCrafter said...

Wow!! this is a beautiful card great job:) I love it

Denine said...

These are beautiful cards Courtney! I would not have every thought about putting ribbon like that, lots great! I Love that tree cut.

Theresa said...

These are elegant and beautiful.

Karen said...

Great I am going to do this for the holidays. Got to keep hopping...
Karen dkolopez@msn.com

Evelyn said...

This tree reminds me of the cuttlebug embossing folder. Thanks for sharing.
evinadas@yahoo.com

Lesley from WI said...

These trees are beautiful! Great directions!

Cherylann's "Outta-My-Mind " said...

Love how the tree looks on each background paper
Cherylann
prinkles@woh.rr.com

Celeste B. said...

I love the music sheet background paper! So cute, TFS! :)

Tracy (Jedi ScrapMaster) said...

I love those trees...I'm going to have to find that Christmas cart somewhere now!

 
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