Saturday, November 19, 2011

Time for Christmas Cards!


Hi everyone! This last Wednesday and Thursday (my days off) my mom and I got together and started making our Christmas cards. What a great time we had! We played, designed, had hot tea, cookies and listened to Christmas music. This is one of the cards we made. I love it and so did mom. My 73 year old mother is by far my best friend, my confidant, my mentor and the best mom ever... I love you mom.
Here is a list of what we used.

Paper from my stash
Ribbon from my stash (the cheap kind, you buy in a roll)
Dazzling Diamond from SU
Lacy Labels Cartridge
House and Merry Christmas stamp from Hero Arts
Colored Pencils

Thanks for stopping by! Dawn
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13 comments:

Nita said...

So pretty! That little house is darling - it makes me feel like I could walk up, knock on the door, and ask for some hot chocolate. :) What a great Christmas card. And what a great time spent with your mom. :)
Nita
www.niftynitanotes.blogspot.com

Karen Letchworth said...

Wow, you really ROCKED this card. It's beautiful. I hope you win at least one of these challenges you've entered. I would pick it for sure!
I know what you mean about the kids growing up too quickly. My oldest daughter is almost 25, my middle daughter just turned 19 (she's the one away at Bible College), and then my baby boy who is 12. It seems like they were born yesterday. Just a whirlwind - TOO FAST for sure. That's why I try to treasure these little memories we have together. THanks for stopping by. Always good to see your smiling face (photo) on my blog and read your sweet and encouraging comments. You are a blessing to me also.
Karen

Jen @ Creating with the J's said...

This card is great! I love the details on the house, especially the snow. Thanks for stopping by and leaving such sweet comments. Girls know when to stick together. I hope you have a great holiday week!!!
hugs
Jen

Cindy said...

Love this Christmas card, Dawn! The colors are so soft and gentle, just really beautiful. Love you Christmas header too...very cute!! Take Care!
Cindy Porter

Lori Comeau said...

Sounds like you and your mom had a great day.Your cards came out so nice. I love the shimmery touches of snow. ((Hugs))
http://lorisartsyobsession.blogspot.com/

CraftyMomFL said...

What a beautiful card! I love the colors. What kind of colored pencils do you use?

creations by mommy said...

Very pretty card! Love the soft colors. I'm your newest follower:) http://nikkirbinder.stampinup.net

Stephanie said...

What a beautiful card Dawn. Very pretty colors, and I love the shimmer on the rooftop and the ground. Great detail to make it look like a snowy wintery day! New follower here. Thanks for stopping by my blog:)

Emily (stampingout on SCS) said...

This is a gorgeous holiday card, Dawn! Thank you so much for the birthday wishes, too. :)

Karen Letchworth said...

Hi Dawn. I need to chat with you. Can you please email me at karen.mycuprunnethover@gmail.com
Thanks,
Karen

Boots And Bling Time said...

Very nice card! I love the house...you did a great job coloring. So glad you and your Mom are close. Thank you for visiting my blog...I am now a follower and cannot wait to see what you and your Mom make next!
Lynn

Stampin D Amour said...

HI Dawn - this is a very pretty card! It sounds like you and your mom had a fun time making them! They turned out really nice!

Holiday Wishes,

-pamela
FreeVintageDigiStamps.com

CREATIONS BY MOMMY said...

Great job on all your new creations. Just wanted to stop by and wish you and your family a merry christmas.