Merry Moose Sketch

Well it is Day 19 of the #30DayChristmasCardMakingChallenge. We are doing a sketch challenge today. They are my favorite and we have one more in the list to do. Another Christmas card added to my collection!

Card Recipe:
Stamps: 
Merry Moose (150494)
Card-Stock:
Pear Pizzazz (131201), Whisper White (100730), Crumb Cake (120953), Pool Party (122924), Trimming the Town DSP (153491)
Ink: Pear Pizzazz (147104), Early Expresso (147114)
Accessories:
Moose Punch (150652), Forever Flourishing Dies (152714), Stitched Shapes Dies (152323), Paper Snips (103579), Linen Thread (104199), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755), Dimensionals (104430)

Happy Stamping,

Dacia Smith

Poinsettia Color Challenge

 

It is Day 18 of the #30DayChristmasCardMakingChallenge. We are doing a color challenge today of Cherry Cobbler, Mint Macaron and Sahara Sand. I just love the dies in the Poinsettia Petals Suite, it’s so easy to put together a stunning blossom in just a snap. I inked up my embossing folder and used Wink of Stella to create this awesome background. Another Christmas card added to my collection!

Card Recipe:
Stamps: 
Poinsettia Petals (153475), Itty Bitty Christmas (150513)
Card-Stock:
Sahara Sand (121043), Cherry Cobbler (119685), Mint Macaron (138337)
Ink: Cherry Cobbler (147083), Early Expresso (147114), Mint Macaron (147106)
Accessories:
Poinsettia Dies (153522), Stitched Rectangle Dies (151820), Forever Flourishing Dies (152714), Parisian Flourishing 3D Embossing Folder (151474), Wink of Stella (141897), Braided Linen Trim (147808), Petal Pink Rhinestone Gems (146914), Paper Snips (103579), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755), Dimensionals (104430)

Happy Stamping,

Dacia Smith

Merry Moose Vintage

Today is Day 17 of the #30DayChristmasCardMakingChallenge. The theme is Back in My Day – A Vintage Christmas. The vintage style is not one I do very often, but I sure had fun creating this one. I reached back into some old retired products for a button and some paper for the background and used stuff from my current items for the rest. Another Christmas card added to my collection!

Card Recipe:
Stamps: 
Merry Moose (150494), Itty Bitty Christmas (150513)
Card-Stock:
Crumb Cake (120953), Whisper White (100730), Pool Party (122924)
Ink: Crumb Cake (147116), Balmy Blue (147105), Garden Green (147089)
Accessories:
Layering Ovals Dies (151772), Magnolia Memory Dies (149578), Small Bloom Punch (152316), Stamping Sponges (141337), Linen Thread (104199), Paper Snips (103579), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755), Dimensionals (104430)

Happy Stamping,

Dacia Smith

Poinsettia Sketch

It’s Day 16 already of the #30DayChristmasCardMakingChallenge. We are following a sketch challenge today. My inspiration came from a live I participated in last night with Cindy Schuster over at the Crafty Carrot Collective. I applied what I learned, changed up the colors and followed the sketch for today to achieve the end results. I really like how it turned out. Another Christmas card added to my collection!

Card Recipe:
Stamps: 
Poinsettia Petals (153475), Itty Bitty Christmas (150513), Birch (149256)
Card-Stock:
Soft Suede (115318), Whisper White (100730), Blushing Bride (131198), Mint Macaron (138337), Crumb Cake (120953), Silver Metallic (147805)
Ink: Soft Suede (147115), Versamark (102283), Blushing Bride (147100)
Accessories:
Poinsettia Dies (153522), Forever Flourishing Dies (152714), Silver Embossing Powder (109131), Heat Tool (129053), Beaded Pearls (153534), Paper Snips (103579), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755), Dimensionals (104430), Mini Glue Dots (103683)

Happy Stamping,

Dacia Smith

Cool Yule

It’s the half way point of the #30DayChristmasCardMakingChallenge. Today is Scrooges Dream, we are to make an Anti-Christmas card for that person who hates Christmas. I don’t have anyone on my list that fits that category so I chose to do a winter card instead. Not really Christmas, so maybe the Scrooge won’t mind this one so much.

Card Recipe:
Stamps: 
Warm & Toasty (152615)
Card-Stock:
Highland Heather (146986), Whisper White (100730), Snowflake Splendor DSP (153512)
Ink: Memento Black (132708), Highland Heather (147103) Blends – Highland Heather (154887), Seaside Spray (154901)
Accessories:
Home Together Dies (153515), Stitched Nested Labels Dies (149638), Snowflake Sequins (150443), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755), Dimensionals (104430)

Happy Stamping,

Dacia Smith

Dove of Hope

Well it’s the 14th day of the #30DayChristmasCardMakingChallenge. Today is a technique challenge – Emboss Resist. I struggled with this one, but finally got it together. Hope you’ll consider playing along with the challenge.

Card Recipe:
Stamps: 
Dove of Hope (153406), Wrapped in Christmas (153481)
Card-Stock:
Pacific Point (111350), Balmy Blue (146982), Shimmery White (101910)
Ink: Pacific Point (147098), Whisper White Craft (147277), Versamark (102283), Blend – Night of Navy Light (154891)
Accessories:
Layering Circles Dies (151770), Tasteful Textile Embossing Folder (152718), Clear Embossing Powder (109130), Heat Tool (129053), Sponges (141337), Whisper White Seam Binding Ribbon (151326), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755)

Happy Stamping,

Dacia Smith

Dashing Deer

Today is the 13th day of the #30DayChristmasCardMakingChallenge. The theme today is Fairy Tail Christmas, which is about creating a card to include some type of animal image. I didn’t have a current set with an animal image so I pulled out a retired favorite Dashing Deer. The deer is mounted on a rosette for a 3D card. Hope you’ll consider playing along with the challenge.

Card Recipe:
Stamps: 
Itty Bitty Christmas (150513), Serene Snowflakes (115438)
Card-Stock:
Mossy Meadow (133676), Shimmery White (101910), Heartwarming Hugs DSP (153492)
Ink: Real Red (147084), Early Expresso (147114)
Accessories:
Detailed Deer Dies (147915), Layering Circles Dies (141705), Stitched Be Mine Dies (148527), Sponges (141337), Real Red Satin Ribbon (151155), Rhinestone Basic Jewels (144220), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755)

Happy Stamping,

Dacia Smith

Poinsettia Petals

Card 11 of the #30DayChristmasCardMakingChallenge. I’m a third of the way through the challenge, my time is flying by fast. It won’t be long and I’ll have most of my Christmas cards completed. Come on and play along with us.

Card Recipe:
Stamps: 
Poinsettia Petals (153475)
Card-Stock:
Poppy Parade (119793), Just Jade (153079), Blushing Bride (131198), Bumblebee (153077), Vellum (101856), Flowers for Every Season DSP (152486)
Ink: Versamark (102283), Poppy Parade (9147050), Whisper White Craft (147277), Wink of Stella (141897)
Accessories:
Poinsettia Dies (153522), White Embossing Powder (109132), Heat Tool (129053), Paper Snips (103579), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755), Dimensionals (104430)

Happy Stamping,

Dacia Smith

Christmas Gleaming Sketch

Just finished the post for Day 10 of the #30DayChristmasCardMakingChallenge. This one was so hard to photograph, it has so much sparkle and sheen in real life. I filled in the ornaments with Wink of Stella and they just glow. This one was fun to put together. Don’t you want to join us in the challenge?

Card Recipe:
Stamps: 
Christmas Gleaming (150464)
Card-Stock:
Very Vanilla (101650), Pretty Peacock (150880)
Ink: Versamark (102283), Blends – Pretty Peacock (154895), Mossy Meadow (154890), Wink of Stella (141897)
Accessories:
Stitched Shapes Dies (145372), Scripty 3D Embossing Folder (149634), Always Artichoke Seam Binding Ribbon (121000), Forever Greenery Trim Combo Pack (152475), Copper Embossing Powder (141636), Heat Tool (129053), Paper Snips (103579), Multipurpose Liquid Glue (110755), Dimensionals (104430)

Happy Stamping,

Dacia Smith