Monday, November 10, 2014


We had a bonus day at Online Card Classes' Holiday Card Workshop 2014 last Saturday, and the topic was coloring.  I had a new stamp from WPlus9 which I thought was perfect for coloring, and just looking at the stamp makes me smile. The set is called Festive Greetings... As a child I would get so excited for the holidays as soon as my parents pulled out the decorations.  I loved those (now-a-days) fat light bulbs in blue, green, red and an orange-y yellow. 

I felt giddy as I stamped them out and colored them with colored pencils...just generic ones I bought at Michaels and a blending pen made for wax based pencils.  Some were additionally gilded with clear wink of stella and glossy accents.  Others only were embellished with glossy accents alone - depending on my perception of them being lit or unlit.

And I have to say I love the "sketchy" font in this set.  The first card I added a piece of paper from Lawn Fawn's Snow Day paper pad, but the rest are pretty much just this stamp set. I had fun with these cards...and leaving white space is so not my comfort zone.

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  1. That is a great set! Love the way you've used the glossy accents to create that glass like effect on the lights. Genius!

    And that first card? Soooooo cute!

  2. These are just wonderful, Cat! I can see you had fun making these cards!

  3. These cards are great! I love the different ways you used the stamps. Now I have to go get that stamp set so I can CASE you lol.

  4. Gorgeous cards!! Love those cute little bright lights!! So fun!
    And that first window card ... love, love, love!!!!

  5. all your cards are so cute - wonderful coloring - especially love the first card!!

  6. I do love this set. I touched it and had to immediately order it for myself. It's so very versatile all by its lonesome, which you've shown us with all these faboo cards!

  7. Wonderful set of cards, Cat! Love the light bulbs and your use of the Lawn Fawn paper in the first card. I have that paper, too, but can't bring myself to use it... yet.

  8. These are all sooo cute Cat! Love that string of lights and you have colored them perfectly. The wink of stella and glossy accents are perfect touches!

  9. Hi, Cat! I just got this stamp set and will use your beautiful cards as a jumping off point to make my own. I, too, remember those fat multicolored lights! Thanks for the inspiration.


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