I’m Starting My Christmas Presents Today.

I decided to get a start on my Christmas presents today and start my annual card sets that I’ll end up giving to my mom, grandma, and a couple other people. The goal here is to complete 4 sets of five super-sendable cards… No bulk or extra postage required. These cards will be clean and simple so that I can easily do the same thing on all four at once. First, I cut out my card bases out of 10 sheets of paper- 4 card bases per color.

{Holiday Card Set 2010 Products}

  • Cardstock: Harvest Gold, Spring Moss, Simply Chartreuse, Aqua Mist, and Blueberry Bliss (for card bases and accent colors), Vintage Cream (neutral color)- Papertrey Ink
  • Ink: Spice Tin from Jenni Bowlin Studios – Ranger
  • Stamps: Signature Series November by Dawn McVey – Papertrey Ink
  • Pens: Gold, Silver, and White Signo – Uniball
  • Corner Rounder: Corner Chomper – We R Memory Keepers

Here’s the first card of the series:

Here’s a close-up of the sentiment from the “Butterfly” Signature Series set:

Additional supplies: Die- Victorian Lace Border (Papertrey Ink).

Here are the 4 cards together. The super simple design helped me get the four done very quickly.


Today’s page is all about how to “de-stress” from my week, I decided to launch this website last night. It was a good night doing things that I wanted to do just for the heck of it. Close-up:

And I love this instax picture on the page:

Tonight, I get to see my boyfriend for the first time in a few days (we’ve been super busy with work and haven’t had time to see each other at all) and eat some pizza. Yum! Be back tomorrow with some more scrappy things. I’m hoping to finish off a page I’ve been working on for two days tonight; I just can’t seem to find the right finishing touches. Hoping they come to me soon!

Love and Craftiness,



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7 Responses to I’m Starting My Christmas Presents Today.

  1. LOVE your card- what charming gifts! And your kitten may very well be the cutest I have EVER seen! AAAHHH!! Love your LO! Have a nice time with your boyfriend!

  2. Such a lovely first set of cards, looking forward to seeing the rest and you have such a sweet little helper.

  3. Love your card set, Brit. I really admire the fresh and clean design that you created. Oh, and I can’t get over how stinking cute your new kitty is! I’m actually veryyy allergic to cats, so I don’t ever really get a chance to interact with them much at all. But it’s still nice to be able to look at pictures. I get to admire the “cuteness” without having to feel sick afterwards. LoL… So keep em’ coming. Every time I see your pics, I let out an instant “AWW!”. :)

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