Sunday, September 7, 2014


I know, I know, I know...too early for Christmas?! Well, if it weren't for Darnell's wonderful NBUS (Never Before Used Schtuff) #2 Challenge, I wouldn't have done this just yet. She's just too good to turn down!

These stamps have been in my craft room collecting dust for several years. Can't even tell you where I got them, but I can bet they're from Michael's or AC Moore's Dollar Bin. The sentiment is from Hampton Art Stamps, and the image is from Sugar Loaf. The paper is old, too. It came from one of those mega collections you buy all at once. Red, White and Blue was all it had in one pack. Nothing could say "Christmas" more! 

At any rate, I finally tried a card I've had in my head ever since I bought them, and I think it turned out all right.

The trim was cut from a Martha Stewart punch, and the images were colored with Copic markers.  I added some little tiny gems to finish up the card.

Hope you have enjoyed your weekend. I appreciate you coming by and visiting. Your comments mean the world to me. I hope to see you again soon!


  1. I love your classic Christmas card, Sharon! That sweet white doily-edged panel and the plaid ribbon were inspired!! And, honestly, I don't think you're too early for Chrissy cards. A whole week of September is already gone!! What?! Thank you so much for playing in my second NBUS Challenge! Hugs, Darnell

  2. What a pretty Christmas card. And I don't think it's too early. :)

  3. What a lovely Christmas card! I agree, it's a classic design. Good start on a card set, if you are so inclined!
    I was just thinking that I should start making Christmas cards.
    So, no, I don't think it's too early to get a jump on them! LOL
    Remember, with every card you make, that's one more for the stash, right?

  4. I love the classic, CAS look. I think this would be easy to "mass" produce. It's never too early for Christmas

  5. What a pretty Christmas card, and good for you for using something new. Actually, something old that is new, which is the best kind of new!

  6. Pretty Christmas card...I actually started making my Christmas cards in January! I just not to wait till the last minute anymore. It causes me to much stress!
    This stamp set is sweet and it was certainly worth getting out and using it..

  7. This is so lovely, you can't bet the traditional xmas colours. Always nice to finally use something thats been sitting around for a while and you never know, you might start using these more often for more xmas cards!!


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