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Saturday, November 28, 2015

Happy Little Stampers Sketch Challenge

Hi Everyone,

Not only is Little Stampers happy, but I am, too! I finally can make cards! It's still a little tricky, but I manage, yeahhh!
I used the HLS sketch for my inspiration (see below)

I used patterned paper for the background. The Christmas tree is a Papertrey Die. I cut it on card stock and fun foam. I stamped the Hero Arts Merry Christmas Tree onto my card stock tree - it fits well enough, I think. The other sentiment is by Winnie & Walter. Added those little Impression Obsession birds to brighten up my card.

Also added a tiny silver bell and silver embroidery thread.

I am linking up with:

Simon Says Wednesday - Anything Goes
Christmas Cards all year Round  - oh Christmas Tree

I also want ot share a card with you that my sister made. She does not have a blog, but it deserves to be shown!

She used PP as background. The die cuts are by Ellen Hudson. 

I will link up her card with:

Pinsights Challenge by Ellen Hudson - see inspiration pics below
The Male Room - Thanksgiving

Happy Stamping!


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Flo said...

Liebe Cornelia
Ich habe die Steine/Felsen purzeln gehört!!!!! Klasse!!!
Das ist wirklich wunderbar, dass es nun stetig bergauf mit dir geht. Jetzt kann Weihnachten kommen, dein schönstes Geschenk hast du schon.
Ich sehe schon, du knüpfst direkt an deine genialen Gestaltungsideen und -verwirklichungen an.
Aber gib Acht: deine Schwester macht sich auch sehr gut.
Genießt den 1. Advent in vollen Zügen bei ….. einem Glas Saft??? Sekt??? Selters??? (allem mit "S")
Gaaaaanz liebe Grüße,

Becca Cruger said...

Welcome back to the world of blogging! You certainly came back with a bang! This card is goargeous and I love the rustic feel of it! And your sister definitely needs to get her own blog if she's going to knock out amazing creations like that.

conil said...

I'd say the Hero Arts sentiment fits nicely into that tree...it really makes an impact against the woodgrain paper...and, of course, I LOVE the cardinals and the way you brought their color down into the body of the card. Very festive and beautiful. And your sister's certainly does deserve to be published. All that coppery goodness is gorgeous with the blue and the rustic background. The added bling is perfectly placed. So does this mean your entire family are artistically inclined????

Anonymous said...

Both you & your sister's cards are fab!!!

Tenia Nelson said...


Darnell J Knauss said...

It's always good to see you crafting and posting, Cornelia! I hope you don't overdo it. Both cards are sensational! I appreciate that you shared even more inspiration by posting your sister's pretty card! Enjoy your day and continued best wishes for complete healing!! Hugs, Darnell

Susanne Vargas said...

Ganz toll ist deine Weihnachtskarte! Aber ich habe auch Angst, dass du es übertreibst! Pass auf!
Die Karte von deiner Schwester gefällt mir auch total gut!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Your sister has as much talent as you do! Both cards are great -- that gray wood grain is fabulous

Deepti said...

These are so artsy and creative :) I love th rustic feel of the wood grain!

*Vicki* said...

Yay!!! So happy to "see" you creating again my friend!! Hope you are getting back to what you love doing and we have all missed seeing your gorgeous works of heart! :) Both of these are real stunners my friend!! I would say your sister has as much talent as you do, so thanks for sharing it!! :) I love them both!! HUGS to you!

Oh...and Thanks for playing along with us in The Male Room! – Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki* - November Guest Designer

cass said...

Wonderful way to use patterned papers. Thanks for joining us at CHNS patterned Paper Challenge this month.

papierelle said...

Als Waldbewohner liebe ich Holz, auch wenn es nur die eingefangene Optik ist. Wunderschöne Karte!!
LG Gundi

Cris G said...

Good to know that you are better now, Cornelia. It looks like beautiful cardmaking runs in the family. Your sister has the same talent :).

Kylie said...

You are certainly one Happy Little Stampe!! So good to see you back, Cornelia, although you would never have thought you haven't crafted for so long because you are as good as ever! xx

Rosina said...

Wonderful card, pretty colors and very nice design paper
Rosina Loos guest designer CCAYR

Carrie Rhoades said...

What an amazing Christmas Tree card! I love it. Congrats on being one of our top picks at Stampin' Royalty! Thanks for playing along with us.

Deborah Frings said...

So pleased to see that you are able to craft again. Love your Christmas tree card. I absolutely love the Thanksgiving card your sister made- great texture, super colours and some bling too. Great work. Thanks so much for playing along with our Thanks challenge here at The Male Room!

Kim Heggins said...

Gorgeous cards...your first card with that tree is so amazing!

Anita in France said...

Delighted to be seeing you more often, Cornelia ... your Christmas tree is gorgeous! Love the monochrome with those tiny pops of cardinal red ... and that sweet little ornament! Your sister's card is fabulous ... such delicious texture and dimension! Hugs, Anita :)

cm said...

Your Christmas card, rustic with charming pops of red, is lovely! And your sister's card: most definitely it warrants being shown and applauded. A duo of delight here...

Joyce said...

These cards are both fantastic. I really love how you used that Christmas greeting stamp on an actual tree die cut. That was a clever idea. I have that stamp myself, and want to try out your inspiring idea. Thanks so much for playing along at Happy Little Stamper December Sketch Challenge.