I just love this gingerbread set from TAC. It is called gingerbread fun. This wasn't my original plan for this. I was going to put a house on here too, but it was too big. So you will be seeing the house on another card soon...since it is all colored and stickled already. I stamped the tree and gingerbread man on white CS, and colored them using colored pencils. I added some liquid pearl to the tree as ornaments, and crystal stickles to the buttons on the man. The ribbon I found on sale at a LCS awhile back, and couldn't' resist it. The greeting is from the TAC set trendy greetings. I stamped it on white CS, and punched it out with a scalloped circle. I added some red ink to the edges to add some color to it. The background was supposed to look like a candy cane. I used my brayer and masked part of the CS and used red on the brayer for the rest. When it was done, I liked it but thought it kinda looks like a Friday's restaurant tablecloth...lol. My next card I used the Sweet Stop Sketch this week. I used this digi image from Sweet 'n Sassy that I colored a couple weeks ago. The fun part of digi images is being able to re-size and play with them. This is actually the same image, but I re-sized it and printed it smaller too. I colored both images the same, then cut them out and layered them. The smaller one I folded up the wings a little to add a 3-D effect. I just thought it looked neat. I layered it onto a peach colored CS that I ran through the cuttlebug...multipletimes...haha. I have a small embossing folder that I liked for this card, but it wouldn't cover the whole thing, so I had to keep moving it and putting it through the machine again. It turned out pretty good though. The sentiment I used in the oval is from TAC ordinary greetings set. The ribbon is also from TAC. The brown background layer is from Papertrey Ink. I added a brown flower to the corner as well.
That is all for now. I am hoping to go downstairs again tonight. I have been struggling to get downstairs though...between the sickness and I am now having neck pains again. Last year on Halloween I was in a pretty bad car accident. My girls were all in the car, but thank GOD they were fine. Me however...I saw it coming, and so therefore I tensed up and messed up my neck and back. My neck has started bothering me again recently, so it is hard to bend over my table to color and piece my cards. I have been stretching it and heating it, so hopefully that too goes away soon. It is always something!