Santa is on his way!

Woohoo! This is a red-letter day. We are packed with lots of fun today. To start, Laurel Beard of Simply Cardmaking by Laurel is visiting us today and she has brought with her a wonderful project using the Penny Black Santa’s Visit stamp. Check it out below and learn a little bit about Laurel.

As a special treat, we have a giveaway… just in time for the Holidays! YAY! More info below.

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Wintery Forest Scene

Hi Everyone,

No holiday season is complete for me unless I create at least one wintery scene. There is just something about the serene beauty of wildlife and the stillness of snow. It gets me every time!

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A Snowy Christmas Scene using the Under The Trees Stamp

Hello to everyone,

This is Shauna back with you today to share a peaceful and beautiful stamp by Penny Black called Under The Trees. I just love this scene with the charming squirrel and bird exchanging gifts under snowy trees.

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Christmas Sky


Winter comes in many colors just as our fabulous blogger Sarita, from The Little Princess Cards blog has shown.  For some, it is snowy white and for others, the crimson red of Christmas.  Sarita has used the very versatile Penny Black’s “Skyward” stamp to present just that beautifully.  

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Nifty Gift Card Holder

Hello everyone this fine December day,

We are thilled to welcome May Flaum of Craft with May back with us today.  It is always so exciting to be part of one of May’s projects. She is one of the most creative and innovative crafters I know.  She is so clever! This fun and easy gift card holder is a great example of her boundless creativity!  So, keep reading and see what she has done… oh, and don’t forget to pop over to her blog for more artistic and resourceful ideas and check out her 28 Lilac Lane line of embellishments.  If you haven’t seen them yet, you are in for a real treat. She packs so much fun into each bottle and kits!

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‘Tis the Season…

Hello Everyone,

What better way to ring in December than a card with brightly colored ornaments…’tis the season, isn’t it?

This card was created using the Avery Elle Retro Ornament stamp and die set and the Scalloped Dies by Neat & Tangled.  The ornaments in this set really struck a cord with me since I grew up with ornaments just like these!  I tried to color them in the old time colors I remember.  I’d tell you the decade…but then it would date me!



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