Wednesday, November 22, 2017

CCEE1747 our Christmas stash


Hi....Joanne here with our third challenge for the month.  Here is my challenge for the week.....


This week we are going to make a card for our holiday stash.  You can make a Christmas card, a New Year’s card, or a winter card…..whichever you think you need the most for your stash.

I love using red for Christmas and I took that stash suggestion literally. I found some Christmas things that I probably bought after Christmas last year on sale to use for this year. So, in my stash I found a Poinsettia embossing folder that was still in it's package I found for $1.99. So instead of using it in the usual embossing manner, I inked the inside with candy apple red distress ink and spritzed it with some water and then stamped it onto my white paper. Then I got out my old faithful Poinsettia die from Spellbinders, and then my Joy I got a couple of summers ago at a Scrapbook convention out at the Woodlands.  The strip of red design paper I got in an after Christmas sale at Hobby Lobby. So there you have it, piece by piece and from the old stashes I have around in my stamproom. My last year's resolution is to deplete that stash as much as I can this year. I gave it my all to do so, but I still have too much stash so I will continue that personal challenge. At least one or more things on every card I make this year much come from the what I already have piles of paper and embellishments. 

Join us this week and load your card over on SCS with our keyword:CCEE1747 or link onto the link over on the CCEEstampers Blog HERE.


6 comments:

StampOwl said...

Pretty Christmas card

Vicky Gould said...

I love the red outlined poinsettias behind the star of the show. That big poinsettia is gorgeous Great card! Happy Thanksgiving!

jdmommy - Anne Harmon said...

Hmmm.........I love using RED for Christmas too! LOL! Beautiful BIG poinsettia, lovely card,mf. Happy Turkey day!

Lynn McAuley said...

So very beautiful, Liz! What a grand and glorious poinsettia paired with your die cut sentiment to perfection!!

I look forward to today's family Thanksgiving celebration!! What a special and blessed day it will be!!

Lois said...

I like the background you created with your inked-up embossing folder. It looks so nice with that beautiful poinsettia die-cut. Wonderful Christmas card, Liz!

Joanne Grzelak said...

loving this fabulous 'stash' card......amazing how much 'stuff' we have to have but then gather dust.....I try to use my 'virgin' supplies too....beautiful poinsettia