Fun Samples
Christmas Cards

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

OndasherondancerHi friends.  Taylored Expressions' new "On Dasher, On Dancer" Santa die is perfect for holiday card making.  He can be flying over a neighborhood, dashing through the snow, soaring through a beautiful night sky or hovering on a tag!  

Check out these samples.  All the patterend paper is also from Taylored expressions new Gingerbread Lane 6" x 6" paper pad which has 12 delightful and colorful holiday patterns.

TE also has new embossing folders for the holidays: Snowfall and Music.  So many wonderful products to use in your holiday card making.  Stop in and see them soon!


Santa-Believe-MagicMany of you know I love to make backgrounds with inks and jumbo daubers.  For this background I used the new round Ink Blending Tool and Distress Inks Chipped Sapphire, Seedless Preserves and Salty Ocean.  These inks blend beautifully and react to water.  For the night stars I mixed a little Ranger's Pearl Perfect Pearls in a little water using a watercolor brush then applied it by tapping the brush over the background.  Then I repeated this technique with just water for a little different look.


Santa Believe in Magic – Taylored Expressions dies On Dasher, On Dancer and Neighborhood Border; Sentiment: The Cat’s Pajamas (retired); designer: Cassie Trask


Santa-over-neighborhoodHow fun is this card?  Santa is soaring over the neighborhood.  The sky was created using TE's Cloud Border, Memento London Fog ink and a jumbo dauber.  The moon was sponged with a little Memento Tangelo ink to add depth and dimensio.  And the new TE Little Bits Christmas Trees are perfectly sized for this cute little scene.

More Christmas cards are coming -- you can see them in person at The Stamp Act.  Stop in soon.



Santa Neighborhood – Taylored Expressions dies On Dasher, On Dancer, Little Bits Christmas Tree, Cloud Border and Neighborhood Border; Spellbinders die classic circles; Sentiment: Hero Arts; designer: Keia Shipp Smith


Join me for these upcoming Halloween Classes:

Friday, October 17 at 10am -- Halloween Cards -- samples below:

Witch-Brewing-Skeleton Spooky-Webs










Be sure to call Polly at 915-833-9500 by Thursday morning at 11am to register.  Bring your class kit incluidng double sided tape, foam tape, scissors, Tomobw wet glue, tweezers or Quick Stick (optional be recommended).




Saturday October 18 at 10am -- Halloween Cards -- samples below:

Witch card and Village House cards above and:










Happy Birthday to Me!  Yes, it's my birthday this week and my friend Susan made me a lovely birthday card featuring Penny Black's Blooming Tags stamp set.  Her coloring is so pretty -- much prettier IRL.  Thanks, Susan!




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