Thursday, November 29, 2012

Christmas Blog Candy

Hi Stampers, OH OH OH Christmas is coming fast.
Well, stampers it's my (Vicky's) week for the blog candy.
The stamps I used are from Crackerbox Palace.
This card is 51/2x81/2. The directions are farther down.
I stamped the saying and cut it out with Spellbinder as well as the green background card stock. I measured and cut the pink in one piece. I stamped the Merry Christmas.
I stamped the snowflakes border with Martha Stewart punch. I used the snowflakes that were punched out and glued them back on the card.  
I stamped our snowgirl and colored her with Copic markers.
Here is what the card looks like on the side with the folds.

This is how the card was cut and folded. I put it sideways on the scor-board and from the end scored it at 21/4, 41/4 etc.

 
Here is the second card for the candy.
This one is pretty straight forward. Stamped and embossed the saying then cut it out with Spellbinder.
I stamped Santa on white and colored it with Copic.
The white circle, green scalloped and red circles are cut with Spellbinders.

This is just to show all of Santa's toys.

The winner of last week’s blog candy of the stamps featured on one of the cards last Thursday is NanaConnie! Here is her winning comment from my blog: I adore the pup in the stocking! How perfect for an animal lover at Christmas. That embossing in the background is superb!”
NanaConnie, please send Karen Hasheck khasheck@gmail.com; or Crackerbox Palace: crackerbox@crackerboxstamps.com your address.
You have one of three choices for free stamp(s):
1. You can choose the featured stamps that we used in one of the cards that were posted,
2. You can pick out a stamp from Crackerbox Palace that is worth up to $10.00 and email us your choice.
3. Vicky will email you a coupon code for $10.00 so you can go shopping at Crackerbox Palace store for your choice of the stamp(s) you would like.
For a Bonus: if you make a card with the blog candy stamps and post it on your blog, Splitcoast or somewhere else you will be able to choose another free stamp. So make sure you check out one of our blogs on Thursday! The winner will have 2 weeks to contact Karen or Vicky.
So leave us a comment for a chance to win and come back and see us again next week!
Here is how to win our blog candy:
 
1.) We have decided that becoming a follower on both blogs is going to be something we would prefer you do but not a requirement. Karen's blog is here and the Crackerbox Palace blog is here.
2.) Leave a comment on either Karen's blog and/or on this blog for the Thursday blog post featuring CBP stamps. If you leave a comment on BOTH blogs, you will be entered twice in the drawing. The deadline to leave a comment will be the Wednesday the week after I post at Noon CST. Mr. Random will pick a winner from the comments and he or she will win the featured stamp(s).
You must send Karen (khasheck@gmail.com) or Crackerbox Palace (crackerbox@crackerboxstamps.com) an email with your home address so the stamps can be mailed to you. If we do not hear from you within two weeks after we announce your win, and we can’t reach you through a blog, your prize will be forfeited. And if you post a card to your blog or to Splitcoast Stampers with the stamps you won and send a link to Crackerbox Palace, you will win another Crackerbox Palace stamp of your choice!!

Crackerbox Palace smiles, Vicky

6 comments:

  1. Both are just fantastic! Love the way you did the first card - and thanks so much for the directions on this!
    The second one and dear Santa has just stolen my heart! SO beautiful!!
    Lynn

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  2. Side-step cards are fun to make and look at - love yours! The Santa image is awesome - I always like the antiquated Santa's.

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  3. I'm so excited about the win! But I don't want to forget to tell you how wonderful your cards are. Love the step card and your instructions are wonderfully clear and easy. The coloring on Santa is superb and I love the way you did the background coloring. OK, I'm off to e-mail Karen. Thanks again. :-D

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  4. Always love your cards Vicky! My favorite is the snowman and the card design. Thanks for the cutting directions too! The Santa card is gorgeous!

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  5. Don't - Christmas is coming too fast! It always snuck up on me! Love the cards, thanks for the tutorial, I have the Scorpal now in metric and the buddy in inches so I might be able to work it out!

    Those snowpeople legwarmers are so funny, and the old fashioned Santa is really sweet.

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