Where did October go? Did you celebrate Halloween in some fashion? We do not get a large number of Trick or Treaters in our neighborhood, so we joined them on the sidewalks around our neighborhood. We dressed up our K9 family member, Panda, in a Panda costume – adorable! Then we grabbed a bowl full of sweet treats and took to the neighborhood to greet children (and parents) and provide them with a treat from Panda. We had a great time and Panda enjoyed herself, too. She was quite popular.
Now, about today’s card, the first card I created using our ever popular Swirly Bird stamp set and Swirly Scribbles Thinlits was a Halloween card. If you haven’t seen this card, click here to read my post. I mentioned in my post this card layout is versatile and can be used for many different occasions. Another of which is Christmas. Take a look.
To create this card, I used the Swirly Bird stamp set and Swirly Scribbles Thinlits from the SU! Annual Catalog (available as a bundle saving you 10%) along with the Holly Berry Happiness stamp set and Holly Berry Builder Punch from the SU! Holiday Catalog (also available as a bundle). Cardstock and ink colors include Whisper White, Real Red, and 2016-2018 InColor Emerald Envy. You’ll notice I used the Red Glimmer Paper for the berries. The inside and outside sentiments come from the Holly Berry Happiness stamp set.
This card really does go together quickly and easily – I created 32 of these cards earlier this week to use for an upcoming card swap. Below is a peek of the inside of the card. I just love the sentiments from the Holly Berry Happiness stamp set.
I can’t believe November is here and we are turning our thoughts toward Thanksgiving and preparations for the Christmas and New Years holiday season. Have you thought about your Christmas cards yet? Do you have an idea in mind? Or, are you the type who has all your Christmas cards completed and ready to drop in the mail following Thanksgiving? Leave me a comment below and let me know your answers to these questions. Also, let me know what you think about this card and what you might change. I love reading your comments.
SU! has a great November promotion offering the presale of a new die set, from the 2017-2018 Annual Catalog, Stitched Shapes Framelits. These framelits are only available now through November 30, 2016. After that, you’ll have to wait until the new 2017-2018 is released in June. There are also a number of stamp sets that work well with these framelits available for the same time period at 25% off. See all of the stamp sets available at this special limited-time discount, here. Check out this video for more information on these beautiful framelits.
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Supplies used in today’s card: