Sunday, December 4, 2016

Winner and Happiest of Holidays

don't you love this
it's a die from
Create a Smile they are a
German company
the Santa is from

after punching the die I used
several colors of Tim Holtz
distressed inks on the background
then coated with clear embossing powder
for the shimmery look
added a little snow hill
and a sentiment from
a few sequins and some crystal stickles

Winner of the Saturday November 26th
Show it off Saturday Linky Party

Theresa
I adore the snowflake in place of the
O
The non traditional Christmas colors
make this perfect to leave up long after
Christmas is over.
You pom-poms are turn out fantastic!
Love the bells and twine on the S.
Beautiful project!

email your address to
kfranciola @ ny cap. rr. com
remove the spaces
and I will get your card supplies in the
mail to you

Holidays are closing in
hope everyone has a stress free week....

Karen

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Show it off Saturday Linky Party and Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas
from
 the adorable
Rodney the Reindeer
sorry it is discontinued :(
on a base of scraps
a button and a bow

Show it off Saturday Linky Party
any card, layout, or handmade item
one entry per person please

 winner will receive
2 skeins of  seam binding ribbon
colors will vary depending
on availability 
and similar supplies
to make this card










Friday, December 2, 2016

Season's Greetings and Warmest Holiday Wishes

Hi Everyone
lots going on over at
Hoping you will pop over
give a little look 
Today I am happy to
say that I made 100 cards
to donate this holiday season

60 to Caring Hearts card drive
giving cards to those in nursing homes

40 went to
meals on wheels

I used this simple layout
scraps from my huge pile
my favorite cut from
Joys of the Season
some crystal stickles
a button and a bow
and sentiments from
two amazing Christmas stamp sets
from
one of my most favorite

Big Holiday Wishes


 on the back of the ornaments
I stamp
To: & From
these were extra cuts I will use
for gift tags

Christmas Joy
 


Thank you for stopping by
today!

Karen


Sunday, November 27, 2016

winner and Happiest of Holidays

had a wonderful day in my craft room
did some coloring and got quite a few cards
done...this is one of them
these little elves are so adorable
they have stolen my heart...
Stamped on Strathmore Bristol paper
colored with zig clean color real brush markers
cut of white glitter paper
on a piece of blue glitter paper
a button and a bow to finish it off

Winner of the Saturday November 19th
Show it off Saturday Linky Party



my oh my this is a beautiful gift set.
The glittery pumpkins are amazing
love how set them on top of the dies
to make them the focal point.
The sentiments are wonderful and
can only imagine how yummy the cookies
were!

email your address to
kfranciola @ ny cap. rr. com
remove the spaces
and I will get your card supplies in the
mail to you

Hope everyone enjoy their Thanksgiving!

Karen








Saturday, November 26, 2016

Show it off Saturday Link Party and Merry Everything

started with a A2 kraft card base
I made a bunch of backgrounds
using strips of scraps
please on the scalloped rectangle
the Santa is from

a little copic coloring some glossy accents,
stickles, a button and a bow....

Show it off Saturday Linky Party
any card, layout, or handmade item
one entry per person please

 winner will receive
2 skeins of  seam binding ribbon
colors will vary depending
on availability 
and similar supplies
to make this card






Sunday, November 20, 2016

winner and happy thnakgiving

worked on some Christmas cards
today between baking cookies and
making a Thanksgiving
"Cheese"cake I am sure my little mice
would love!
Lawn Fawn

Winner of the November 12th Show it off Saturday
Linky Party



Pam,
I love the colors too. The colors of fall
always amaze me....
Great design feature putting the acorn
and leaves on the plaid paper in center
of the card with the sentiment draws your eye right
to the sentiment.
The scalloped edge is so sweet and
the big autumn word stamp
is fabulous!

mail your address to
kfranciola @ ny cap. rr. com
remove the spaces
and I will get your card supplies in the
mail to you

Hope everyone has a happy crafty week.

Karen




Saturday, November 19, 2016

Show it off Saturday Linky Party and Give Thanks

this adorable set is from

Show it off Saturday Linky Party
any card, layout, or handmade item
one entry per person please

 winner will receive
2 skeins of  seam binding ribbon

colors will vary depending
on availability 
and similar supplies
to make my featured card