Saturday, July 13, 2013

Christmas in July Blog Hop--Cards



Hello and thanks for joining us this week as we showcase Christmas cards.  If you've just joined the hop you'll want to start at Paulette's blog http://scrapalette.blogspot.com/.  If you've hopped over from Donna's blog http://carolinascreativecropper.blogspot.com/ you are right on track. 

I've got two cards to share, both using the Teresa Collins Dec 25th cart.  I love this cart!!!  Enjoy!
Recipe:
A2 cardbase in white
baby blue vellum

TC Dec 25th Cricut cart- LetItSnow @ 3 1/2"

Cuttlebug embossing folder - Holly Ribbon

Oriental Trading Co. brads, pop dots. 


Okay, this has sooo much more sparkle power in person....[insert a little imagination here...LOL]
 
Recipe:
A2 cardbase in white
red glitter paper

TC Dec 25th Cricut cart - snowflake 3 @ 1 3/4", snowflake 4 @ 1 3/4", snowflake 5 @ 1 3/4", sparkle@ 3" using the fit-to-length feature (1 1/4" high)

All Occasions Cake Art Cricut cart- banneret @ 2"

Glossy Accents to adhere the string of mini white pearls, bling. 

Thanks for joining us on the Christmas cards in July hop today :-)  Next up is Fran's blog http://lovebugtimme.blogspot.com/.

Have a great weekend!

Cindy---

33 comments:

  1. Love the brightness of the red on the white!! Very pretty!!!

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  2. Great cards. I really love the one with the banner though because I'm a total bling girl. Those pearls are the perfect Christmas touch. Very pretty cards!

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  3. Love your choice of color and texture! Both cards are exceptionally beautiful and so well detailed! Wow - just love them both!

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  4. Both of your cards came out great!! It would be hard to pick a favorite!! Love those snowflakes though and your use of the embossing really added that extra POP!! TFS

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  5. Love the embossing and texture it added, both cards are really pretty. TFS

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  6. Beautiful cards. Love the pearls.

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  7. Your cards are absolutely beautiful!! I love the Teresa Collins cartridges.

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  8. WOW! I love both of your cards. Your design elements really pop.

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  9. I can totally picture the red sparklt on the second card...fantastic.

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  10. Both of your cards are terrific. TFS.
    D~ Dragonfly50
    http://designsbydragonfly.blogspot.com

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  11. Two awesome cards! I'm loving the red and white!

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  12. I am totally in love with that sparkle card!! So pretty!

    Tracy

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  13. I love the Dec 25th cart too! Your cards are gorgeous, I love the colors you used. That vellum paper is perfect with your choice of cuts, it's a beautiful card. I really love the red and white sparkle card, it is very pretty and festive!

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  14. Both cards are beautiful. I have this cartridge but haven't used it. TFS

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  15. Wow! Blue vellum over white. What a beautiful effect! Love the embossing!

    The banner one is super cute. Love the pearls! TFS! :-)

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  16. Oh my goodness... I love everything about both cards: embossing, sparkle, jewels, red & white color combo. Mmm mmmm good!

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  17. Lovely cards. Love the red/white combination.

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  18. I love the sparkle and banners!

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  19. Beautiful cards! The red and white are perfect together.

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  20. So excited that I can scraplift these because I have the carts! So VERY pretty !!

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  21. Love the cards! Would be good to make several of each card and send out for Christmas. TFS.

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  22. Your cards are gorgeous; especially the sparkle card! Thanks so much for the sharing the recipes, too!

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  23. Beautiful cards! I love the look of the embossed vellum. TFS.

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  24. Your cards are great! My favorite is the Sparkle card.

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  25. Your cards are beautiful. My favorite is the "Let it Snow" card.

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  26. Great cards! I love the elegance of the first card. TFS

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  27. Wonderful cards! Love the colors you used.

    http://happyscrapper64.blogspot.com/

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