Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Christmas for OWH

This weekend I had a bit of time to stamp and decided to make some Christmas cards for Operation Write Home.
Challenges:
DRS Designs #85--mad about plaid
Art Impressions #117--People Parade
Just Add Ink #180--just add colouring
Loves Rubber #68--anything goes

Supplies:
Stamps: Fred She Said "Emma and the Chickadee" digi; Verve "Star of Wonder" sentiment
Papers: DCWV Christmas pack
Dies: spellbinders ovals and scalloped ovals, large

 Challenges:
Sparkles Christmas Challenge #32--non-traditional colors
Christmas At Sweet Stamping #7--winter animals
Cutie Pies Challenge #52--cute Christmas
Pattie's Creations #74--anything goes (must use an image)

Supplies:
Stamps: Bugaboo Stamps "Little Penguins Winter Decorate Tree" digi
Papers: DCWV Christmas pack
Punches: Martha Stewart snowflake die

Challenges:
Paper Creators Crafts--anything goes
Love to Scrap--anything goes
Paper Nest Dolls #12--CAS
Our Daily Bread Designs #169--one layer
Word Art Wednesdays #96--anything goes with uplifting sentiment

Supplies:
Stamps: SU! "Lovely as a Tree"; Verve "Star of Wonder"
Challenges:
JUGS #204--distressing (Used ink to distress the edges of the main background panel)
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge #140--let's get inky and/or painty (ink to stamp the musical score, distress the edges of the panel and the oval, and highlight the embossed sections on the flower)
Christmas Card #40--something new (the musical score stamp and the poinsettia die are both new)

Supplies:
Stamps: Hero Arts "Music" cover a page stamp
Dies: Spellbinders ovals and scalloped ovals, large and Layered Poinsettia



22 comments:

Barbara said...

Oh wow, you are on a roll! Great cards... love the Bugaboo stamp but in fact the first card is amazing - great colors!

Lisa xx said...

my goodness me, you've been busy!

thank you for joining in with the cutie pies with such a sweet card xx

Sabrina said...

I love beautiful music...and I love Poinsettias! Great combination of new goodie to use together. TYFS and playing along with us at Christmas Card Challenge #40. :)

Nancy said...

Beautiful Christmas card...I love anything with music on it! The poinsettia is gorgeous! So glad you linked it up with the girls and I over at Just Us Girls!

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Gorgeous collection of cards!
Love them all x

Thank you for sharing with us at Sparkles Christmas this month, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Marisa said...

Oh how I love that poinsettia die! Wonderful touch with the musical score in the BG. Thanks for joining us at Just Us Girls this week!

Sandi said...

Thanks for playing in our "Anything Goes" Challenge #74!
Sandi ♥
DT Coordinator for Pattie's Creations Challenge!
and Pattie's shop
Home of Pattieboop and Allie!

Hazel said...

Love them all and the one for CHNC challenge is gorgeous - thanks for linking also for my CHNC challenge extra for September - I hope to see more of your beautiful festive crafting soon. x

Hazel said...

You could also share this lovely card for The Glory of Christmas challenge 15: 'anything goes' - I'd love to see it there too, Hazel, Glory of Christmas DT x

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

You have been busy!! i love the one layer card!! Gorgeous scene!! Thanks for joining us at ODBD!!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

OMGosh these are fabulous! I love each one of them. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

Nicole (Nicole's Craft Nook) said...

GREAT designs for the holidays!! So lovely!!
Thanks for joining us @ Loves Rubberstamps for "anything goes" ~~
:) :) xo
~~Nicole~~
Nicole's Craft Nook

Karen Letchworth said...

Such wonderful cards, Heather. You've been a super busy crafter. Thank you for sharing your sweet cards with us, and please know how very grateful I am to have you link up and share with us.
Blessings to you,
Karen
Word Art Wednesday

Wendy Fraser said...

Fab selection of festive cards, love the penguin one you've entered in our challenge at Cutie Pie, such a sweet image, thanks for playing along xx

Za ovinkom said...

Looove tree digi! Beautiful card. Thank you for joining our CAS Challenge at The Paper Nest Dolls.
Jasmina DT PND

Sue - bearhouse said...

A gorgeous selection of cards. Thank you for entering your cute penguins into the Christmas at Sweet Stampin' Challenge
Sue xx

Cheryl (aka CherylQuilts) said...

You are one busy gal! Wow! I love your one-layer card for the ODBD challenge this week, and how wonderful to make all these for Operation Write Home! You are a gem, and these will make many very happy and loved!

Ruth G said...

These are wonderful! I know the heroes will having these to send home!!! Thanks so much for your support of OWH!

Gail said...

I adore the Bugaboo penguin stack with the Christmas tree. Gorgeous layout, great choice of papers, wonderful coloring. Thanks for joining us at Christmas at Sweet Stampin' and hope to see you next time, too! --Gail

jane ayres said...

what a lovely creation ... thankyou for sharing with us over at the paper nest dolls x hugs jane x

Cathy van de Bruinhorst said...

Beautiful Christmas card.. Thanks for playing along with us at Loves To Scrap!!

Carol said...

Great Christmas cards. Thanks for joining us at CHNC Extra this month. Carol GD x