Monday, November 29, 2010

Happy Monday after Thanksgiving...

Good morning on this beautiful Monday morning. I don't work on Mondays so it always makes me appreciate the day.  We had a wonderful week, beginning with the weekend before. We spent that in Chicago...celebrating early Christmas with our kids and grandkids. What a BLESSED weekend!!! Everyone was able to be there...that is a HUGE BLESSING by itself...and beyond that, it all went so well!!!!

Our daughter and her hubby hosted it all, with the turkey and all the trimmings. We opened Christmas gifts and had pictures doesn't get any better than that!

We love it because so far the weather has cooperated beautifully.
The kids love it because it starts their Christmas early and excites everyone for the holidays coming up.
Works great for our family.

On to a couple of cards:
We did these two for our last card workshop that I have in my home 2x per month.
The pics do not dothem's hard to get the gold as rich and beautiful as it looks in real life.

The background white layer is stamped flourishes in VersaMark and then embossed with Stampin'Up gold.
Then on the edges we applied gold leaf glue and applied gold leaf pieces. I don't know what that's called, but you buy it in a plastic baggie and it is little scraps of different colors of gold leaf. It is awesome stuff but a MESS to work with. It flies around and gets stuck on everything. The girls enjoyed it ough and said it was FUN! So I'll go with that.

The next white is a Cuttlebug dotted swiss on white cardstock. On the red card the white is backed by red cardstock, on the first card it is gold leaf edged again.

The last piece is a new angel stamp I bought...LOVE this is truly beautiful. As you can see, one card is stamped on white, the other on red. They are both beautiful!

These were not quick and easy cards....but very nice for special people in your life.

Thanks for visiting.
Have a wonderful week.
And remember that JESUS is the reason for the season!!!


1 comment:

  1. Amen to your comment about Jesus being the reason for the season!


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