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December 6, 2015

One Thing Leads to Another

Hi there! Thanks for popping in on this busy Sunday! No need to read, just scroll through if you're looking for Christmas card inspiration!

Perhaps you are more self-discipled than I am, but sometimes I need to take a break from making cards and go visiting other blogs and then what happens is I'll see squirrels some wonderful inspiration that makes me want to drop the ball and play along. Normally, I can count on Hammy to keep me from being distracted, but, you know, he has his own distraction problems right now.

So I went playing:
This card was inspired by my friend Chriss Blagrave, who is this week's Muse at Muse: Christmas Visions. Here is Chriss's beautiful card:
I was inspired by Chriss's black and white colors with a wee touch of gold and, of course, we need all the signs of peace we can get.

For my card, I used another one of the dies from the "Distressed Holiday Collage" set that I used in my last post. This corner die is one of two snowflake dies in the set. I embossed the white panel using a Sizzix snowflake e/f and then I cut out the peace sediment using a die from Winnie & Walter. That, of course, smashed my snowflakes, so if I were me, next time I would do all the die-cutting before the embossing.

The black underskirt is a glittered foam paper. You can just make out the schparkle if you look closely. I attached a gold snowflake brooch to the bodice and we're done here.

Snowflake Challenges: TIME OUTSimon Says Wednesday, Virginia's View, and CAS-ual Fridays.

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But wait, I thought. I might as well make a card using the remaining die in the corner set, this one in the shape of an ornament:
Which said ornament shape pairs nicely with my NBUS Merry (dangling) Ornament die by Memory Box. This time I used a red mirri card behind the corner die and sediment openings. A big juicy red sequint serves as jewelry and we're done here.

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But, wait, I thought, while I have the Merry Ornament die out, why not make another QACAS card:
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And then before I moved on with my blog visits, I thought why not check out the non-Christmas Muse Challenge. There I saw that Ardyth's daughter Kate is the Muse this week, so I had to play! It's important to encourage our daughters and sons and grands in the fine art of paper crafting and written communication!
Here's is Kate's darling card:
I hope Kate won't mind that I made a Christmas card. Oh, shoot, I just noticed that I forgot to write a hashtag in front of my sediment like Kate did! #Dodobrain.

For my card, I used four individual and ancient stamps placed in a row like in Kate's design, with a sediment placed under the images. These critters are from the All Night Media stamp set, "Holiday Snowglobe".

The sediment is from MFT "Stitched Stockings." I stamped it using the baby wipe ink pad technique. (You use reinkers in drops on a few layers of baby wipes; there are videos on YouTube.) It was my first time doing that and I thank Sue Rose for the inspiration.

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And then what happened was, I happened to see that a very lovely color challenge is closing down. I'm sorry to see that happen. It is Colour Me ...! and I made this shaker card as a thank you for all the past challenges and hard work by the DT:
The snippet of DSP is from SU. The tag is from PTI and the ribbon is "Soft Sky" from SU. In addition to Colour Me ...!, I'm linking with:

Ok, that's enough about my play day. I hope your day was productive, even if you saw squirrels along the way! Here's a look at my long basket of CCs, so far:
There are 102 cards there! We've been a regular hamster card mill! I am so fortunate to have so many card pen pals and I added a lot of new ones since last year. Still, I was surprised after typing my labels to see that they came to seven pages, thirty to a page. Luckily, several of those labels get a family photo card, so I only need to make about sixtcough more handmade ones. Good thing I love making them! And if you've finished all your cards, my hat's off to you!

Now I have to go teach those hamster babies how to forge my signature ...

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96 comments:

Karenladd said...

Wow!! I am still sitting here blinking my eyes in amazement at the number of cards you have ready to send. I thought I was doing well by finishing 10 of them! All of your cards are just fabulous, but that one with the line of little snow critters stole my heart. I have a similar set, with snow-kitties and snow-dogs, and love how you lined them all up.

Loll said...

You had a very productive day! Five cards ... wow, that would take me at last five days to make that many! :) Congrats on your large supply of cards. I have mine finished and already mailed ... how the heck did that happen!! :) I'm pretty proud of myself. Now on to some more Christmas "chores". :) Today I baked a batch of nuts and bolts. Unfortunately, I didn't realize that I was almost out of Worchestershire sauce (key ingredient!), so couldn't make any more, but portioned out seven more batches to be baked up once I buy some more sauce. :) Already have 34 dozen ... yes ... 34 dozen Christmas cookies in the freezer. 28 dozen still need to be frosted and decorated, but I'll do that the week before Christmas and Jer always helps me. Lolly xx

Ruth said...

I'm seriously impressed with your Christmas card basket! So glad you joined in on Muse - I loved Kate's card!! I adore the card with the bauble and the Mirri behind it. Just adore red. I'm going back to making more cards later :) Thanks as always for your inspiration! Xx

Sue said...

Loving all the cards. The snowman one made me smile:)

WOW! That is a lot of Christmas cards. I have to confess I only made a handful for family and close friends, everyone else will get a bought charity card.

Hope you have a lovely day. Sue

Sarah Gray said...

Wow, you have been busy and what an impressive collection of Christmas cards you have created! I don't know when you are going to have to write and mail all of them - good luck :) Love the bling on your cards and the cute characters on your Muse card too!

scrAPpamondo said...

You have made a lot of work! Fabulous cards, love expecially your use of leftovers!
Have a nice Sunday!

Leslie Hanna said...

My my my my my!!!!!! You have been one busy young lady! And yes, I am sucking up in hopes of receiving one of these gorgeous cards in my mailbox!!

But seriously, they are all gorgeous, and the die-cut ones (love those corners!) are definitely mass-produce-able!

Michelle said...

Wow, Darnell! You've been busy! And all of these cards are AWESOME! :-)

Carol L said...

One thing leads to another and this is zactly how I roll when I create too! LOL What a fabulous collection of cards, and I just adore those beautiful corner dies! Still kicking mahself in da rear for not snagging them during black Friday sales..........sigh. My cards are finished, mailed, and I have an accumulating stash for next year already! I can't stop! LOL

Ros Crawford said...

Holly moly 102 cards!! I just love your new ones too ... Especially the snowman card and the shaker ... Terrific!

My Card Attic: Hazel said...

Stunning cards Darnell! I love that cutout corner . . . in fact, I love them all! Have a lovely Sunday my friend! Hazel xx
My Card Attic

Chriss Blagrave said...

Oh goodness! It seems that the hamster babies have given you a mega vitamin boost and your awesome card skills (and us :) have benefitted!!! Wow, you are brilliant! Such a bevy of styles and colours. You know that I am truly honoured that you played at MCV and what a beauty! I would love to try to make an artful background like this!
I am also really amazed at all of the challenges you were able to link up to!
Big hugs...and kisses xox

Lori Kobular said...

So many gorgeous cards! I love the new Holiday Distress dies, I thought I could do with them, but now I think they are going to make their way into my shopping cart! I also LOVE the snowman and snowcritter card! You (or the hamster) do some beautiful work!!

Jeanne said...

You are a queen of card making! And you have been very busy making wonderful and festive cards for the season. I enjoyed every one, but the one with the four images in the row really stood out to me. Those images look fabulous in the row. Then the shaker card! I'm a sucker for those. The colors are amazing. I'm so happy you get to play. :) Thanks for sharing!

Marilyn said...

Beautiful cards!!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

These are GORGEOUS! LOVING the hanging ornaments!!!! You beat me this year ... I only made 65 this year! LOL!

Nan G said...

Ok as soon as I can close my mouth, drop jawed, over the number of C cards you've made already! I'm struggling to get 16 made...dang ol hands aren't cooperating a bit. Have a wonderful week my friend. P.S. Love the cards you've shown today!!

Eliz Stewart said...

Just love the embossing paste technique you used for Christmasvisions.

Pat said...

Wow! You have been busy Darnell! I love them all and the collage corners work beautifully on a card and your muse creations are both fantastic, and then your beautiful shaker. You are just a complete wizz at making cards to fit so many challenges! x

Cindy H. said...

OMGoodness, that's a lot of cards! You have so many beautiful cards but I just adore the card with the snowman and snow critters! I'm still working on my cards...10 more to go! I'm in mass production mode now:)

Ardyth said...

Busy girl! Those corner dies look really neat - I need to have a closer look at how they work - the effect is really stunning! Also love those old Christmas stamps you used for Muse - I have them too (at least some of them) - I think I bought them the first year I was stamping! So glad you joined us at MCV and Muse this week, my friend!

Barb said...

A gorgeous selection of card Darnell. The corner diecuts look lovely. I think my very favourite has to be the line of little Christmas critters. It is so sweet.

Well done getting all your cards done. I also make 120 each year. I used to make my Mum's for the last 8 years she was here too. She still has a few friends still alive who I send to every year. I think I am going to have to get labels sorted out as it takes days to address them all. Barbxx

Susan Lang said...

Darnell, Just love these cards. The card with the little animals lined up with a touch of coloring is genius. Could you tell me the name of that stamp set? slangnv@hotmail.com

Thanks so much!

Alanna said...

Wow Darnell, we often get a twofer from you but a fivefer? :) What a treat. I especially love the first one with all the fun embossing and the last one with that beautiful aqua color.

My hat is off to you for making more than 100 Christmas cards -- you are truly the bomb.

Sarah said...

Blimey O'Riley Darnell!! How I wish inspiration would hit me like that!! These days it's as much as my brain can take to make one card let alone a fabulous array like yours!! Added to which, my shopping list has just grown!! I MUST have that Distressed HOliday Collage!! xx

ionabunny said...

Darnell, I came over for inspiration and a bit of a lift. Feeling very saggy today due to issues with the weather (way too much of it) and attacks of grumpy old men and too nice for my own good. Love, love the snow animals. Can I have that one??? Where did you get those stamps?? They are just too too too cute. Off to read more of your rambles cos you just make everything sunny. Thanks. Hugz

rachel said...

oh my Darnell - thats a lot of cards - and distractions! Lol! You write a great post! Love all the cards too! Brilliant! Hugs rachel x

Cat Craig said...

Fabby cards Darnell, love your bunch today, I can clearly see where your inspiration came for each card. I had about 80 cards made this year. Travel schedules have required me to get them done early. For 2016...I really need to get started on them earlier. Have a wonderful Christmas.

Ruby N said...

WOW you've been busy! That's so awesome! I don't have that many lol loving that shaker one!!

Sue said...

Darnell, you are a really talented designer - I love these card and can hardly pick between them...I think the first might just edge it though.
Sue...xxx

frommycraftroom said...

All amazing cards today.
What a serious number of cards you have made and the number you are going to send. Lots of lucky recipients. :) I only have a few to make in the chrissy card department. But first I have the 3rd birthday in my house to celebrate today before I can :)

Pia S said...

Wow, you've been busy. Me too. Using the same principles as you mentioned above, using leftovers from one card straight on the next.
I'm still about 20 cards short, so need to speed things up. But not been able to make as many as you this weekend, but not giving up:)

cm said...

My jaw is so far dropped in awe and my breath so taken away that I'm nearly unable to compose a comment! Darnell: not only are these five cards gems in every way, but the number you've created so far...astounding! I'm still scrambling madly to get my own done (my mom took the 30+ I made) and finish the Advent Countdown thingy for Ms. T and Mr. C (they have Days 1-9 already, so I'm a tad frantic to get the others to them). The card you made for MUSE..oh my! It's the snowcat that gets me! Talk about a precious expression! Off to pick up my bike-riding husband (yes..in the snow) and get back at 'er with the crafting!
hugs~c (your posts are lifting my spirits exponentially!)

oldpunca said...

Wow! What a fabulous bouquet of card! I enjoyed admiring each and every one. :-) Great work done, dear Darnell.
Enjoy the coming week!
Sonja

Redanne said...

Whoa! I thought I had a lot of cards to send out but you, my dear Darnell, take the biscuit - what a lot!! Fabulous cards today, I do so wish I could make CAS cards like you do, yours always look so beautiful and elegant. I particularly love the first two, those cut out corners look amazing. Wonderful work, as always!! Big hugs, Annie xxx

Carole said...

Holy canolis...you've made a lot of cards...well done! I adore the shaker card the color is so lovely and elegant.You're amazing lady. Be well Carole

Cheryl W. said...

You are a SERIOUS CC elf!! 102 cards so far. Wow! And they're all so beautiful. There's a lot going on in that brain of yours, isn't there? You come up with so many great card designs, ideas and embellishments. You never cease to amaze me!

Pat Jandacek said...

Love your cards, of course, but am wondering what you did with your spare time when you were finished?? (You really are a marvelous marvel!!)

designbydonna said...

You've certainly had a productive day. I love the b/w card. That seems to be all the rage at least in my area. I just finished a tour of homes and several of them had b/w tree combos. I am done making cards. Now just have to set down and do the addresses and sign them all--might see if I can get DH's help with that. hahaha

Gerrina said...

Wow that is a serious lot of christmascards! You must have started way before summer to get them all done! And the ones in this post look beautiful again! I am lucky to have to make a lot less and have the last ones planned for this week... Have a good week! Hugs, Gerrina

Kathleen said...

Well the mail will certainly be in profit from you this Christmas, a fabulous post and stands back in amazement at the number of cards you have made considering the Misters ailments these past few months, you deserve an award.

Kath x

Verna Angerhofer said...

Wow! You were certainly inspired and I can see the inspiration prompted some lovely card designs. All are super fantastic!

conil said...

Well, this is an impressive array of card goodness. When do you get time to breathe? Anyway, each one of these card is challenge winner worthy...you must have a massive stash...but it looks like you got all the good stuff. Only one question. Has the Mister forgotten what you look like yet? I figure that he's rarely seeing you, because your glued to the Hamster...er...Playhouse. Let me know how training those critters to write goes...I may need to borrow them.

Vicki Dutcher said...

Whoa! You have been very busy! Such inspired cards -- I do like that shaker card you made -- pretty mint color!

Lynne in NI said...

Oooh wish my CC stash looked like yours! LOVE your snow critters card!

Rose said...

Your five cards are fabulous! I can't believe how many cards you've already made. Oh to be so organised!

Carol said...

You've been busy Darnell, what a fab selection of cards. Carol x

Craftychris said...

Ooh Darnell, what gorgeous cards today - you have been so productive! You are absolutely oozing creativity! And goodness, all those Christmas cards you have made, I am not too far off finishing mine but the majority are very CAS and there are no where near as many as you have made! Hopefully I can start posting them out by the end of the week! Yay! xxx



Marilyn said...

Oh, Darnell, your MCV card is so darn cute and a perfect take on Kate's card. You've been a busy crafter to make all those Xmas cards ... I'm sure the recipients will love them. Your blog is so cheerful ... love it.

Marilyn said...

Here I am again. I should have posted once for both cards. Your Muse card looks so peace-ful. Wonderful take on Chriss' card.

Aileen (mum) said...

Ohhh my goodness Darnell, all those penpals. that is so brilliant. I cant believe this collection of cards, so many to comment on. I absolutely love those partial dies, look totally brilliant. The shaker card and that Muse card totally perfect. I love the characters you used for this card and the mixed colour sentiment. You are such an inspiration. hugs Aileen xxxxx

Jen Mitchell said...

*sigh* I wish I could create this many cards all at once. #dayjobproblems Wonderful inspiration!

patrap777 said...

Hello Darnell,
I found your blog by accident after clicking on one of your contributions to a challenge that I just loved. Well I have enjoyed your blog all the more! I got lost jumping from post to post and even a couple of other blogs I hopped to from yours. I love your sense of humor and your love of words. I am now happily following you and will look forward to your posts in my inbox!
God Bless you and your family at Christmas and always,
Pat
I have no blog and am somewhat technically challenged but feel free to contact me via my email if you'd like.
Pat.rapisarda@gmail.com

Lindsey said...

So many beautiful and elegant Christmas cards! And yet, I may like the cute critter+snowman card the best. :D

Virginia Lu said...

I can't pick which card I like best...you are one serious and talented card-maker, Darnell! Thanks for showing us "how it's done"!! Love the color contrast and the glitter element for your V .V Challenge card! So glad that you join the fun over Virginia’s View “All About Glitter” Challenge!

Kim Heggins said...

Darnell...you have been quite the busy hamster! I love all your wonderful creations and there is no way to choose a favorite! Love them all and wishing you a fabulous week.

Janelle said...

Lovely collection of cards today, Darnell. I have much inspiration here for my cards. I just have to transform my craft room, do all of my ironing, spring clean the house for Christmas and get the new patio cover as well as put the car in to get panel beaten. Phew! 😂

Janelle said...

Lovely collection of cards today, Darnell. I have much inspiration here for my cards. I just have to transform my craft room, do all of my ironing, spring clean the house for Christmas and get the new patio cover as well as put the car in to get panel beaten. Phew! 😂

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

You are Miss Busy here!!! Wow, what a collection of beauties you have in store for us! But you need to post another picture of your hamster babies. Wanna see them growing up!

Susanne Vargas said...

You clearly were on a roll and cranked out fabulous Christmas cards!
I finally finished mine this afternoon. Now to write, address, and mail them... And do the other 999 things on my list...

Lisa said...

Oh boy oh boy, what a post full of Christmas JOY!! These are all fabulous Darnell, but I'm quite smitten with the Muse card, very cute!!

TK said...

Wowzer! Have you stayed in your playhouse for a week? You made a LOT of cards! You have a ton of pen pals, and I'm sure they'll all be blessed. Great cards!!!

Susan said...

Fab batch of cards! Love them all but especially the shaker one!

Jinny Newlin said...

Wow, girl, what a lineup! So much inspiration! Love that sweet, little, shaker banner on our take! And the silver sheen is fantastic! Thanks so much for playing along with our last challenge at Colour Me...!

Ustvarjalni utrinki Tamara P. said...

Gorgeous cards Darnell
love the backgrounds on first two cards
so clever
have a lovely day
hugs Tamara

Inkyfingers said...

Who Darnell,
Well I always think I have done wel if I manage to complete one card in a session so I am in awe at how productive you have been with this bevy of beauties! Watch out for an email from me with a shameful confession!
Hugs
Carol x

Nonni said...

Wowzer Darnell, so amazing Christmas cards! Hard to pick a favorite, they are all so great. The two first are very modern and elegant, what a great look... And I just adore the cute small SU stamps you used in your last card. Wow again. :) Thanks for taking TIME OUT and joining our challenge!

Barb Ghig said...

What a gorgeous collection of cards, Darnell! I love them all, and my fave is your take on Kate's Muse card...so fun! Looks like you've put a real dent in your Christmas card-making...WOW! Sure wish I had your discipline...Way to go!!!
I hope your week is off to a great start :)

Nance E Salkeld said...

That is such a stinkin' cute card for Muse, Darnell! Love it!

Pam Sparks said...

WOW You've been so creative Darnell! Awesome cards! Love your take on the muse challenge.... so cute! I remember some similar stamps from All Night Media too... wish I had them! lol We do make each other want stuff don't we! lol TFS and thx for visiting my blog too! 'preciate it so much!

Karen B said...

Wow, wow, wow Dippy...........not only a plethora of gorgeousness with your cards but then you show us the very tidy box of cards ready to go out to friends, fellow bloggers etc. You are an inspiration my friend! 😊BTW if you train Hammy and his offspring to sign your signature there is a very loving home over here in Somerset for a very clever hampster!

Hugs.

Karendipity xxx

Helen F. said...

YeowZers! You have an impressive supply of Christmas cards completed, Darnell! As I have said many times before, I always surprised that the 25th creeps up and I am not ready for Christmas every year!
I love all your beautiful inspiration today, and hope to complete a fraction of what you have done :-)
PS: I have lots of NBUS in the "Christmas-Box-O-stamps", so there is NO excuse :-o

Tina Z. said...

I'm totally impressed by your Christmas card basket, uf ...
And I love your cards today, especially the shaker card, you are incredible.
Hugs, Tina

shirley-bee said...

Hats off to you, Darnell, for being so in front with your Christmas cardmaking! I need to get a serious wriggle on to catch up. My out'n'out favourite is that quartet of critters, especially the dog with socks on his ears (I have a similar All Night Media stamp somewhere).

Teresa Kline said...

hello Darnell, I have been trying to email you, can you check your spam folder please and respond. thank you so much!

sparkle & shine, kindness *~*

Bonnie said...

If you have hamster babies that can forge your signature, I need to get some! I have cards made, but now need to sign and pop labels on them. I need to figure out how to do that as I make the cards! Love all your inspiration! Especially love the shaker and the row of Christmas characters with the baby wiped sediment! Great job!

Teresa Kline said...

I emailed you again, if you do not get it....email me please at teresaykline at gmail dot com

thank you

Maxine D said...

Oh what a fabulous group of cards Darnell!! Love the lot of them, especially the ones with jewelry :-) I love my bling. So glad to hear you have those hamster babies under training, and I hope we see loads more cards thanks to them :-)
Blessings
Maxine

Geri said...

...so....70 x 30 = 210! Wow - that's amazing! Doesn't surprise me cuz you are a dear, sweet lady with a magnetic personality and the most fun blog to visit in the whole wide world!

A gorgeous display of creativity in this post! Hammy is definitely in line for a promotion (or a big bag of Hammie treats) once the festive season is over.

All the cards are amazing but the shaker card (love the color) and the quartet of critters are my fave! Well done pal. Anxious to see the next 108 creations!

Gay Peplow said...

Oh my goodness Darnell, you are amazing, all those beautiful cards!!! Woah, I take my hat off to you :D Thank you for your visit, it was grand to see you over at my place, I have been sadly absent preferring to hang out on FB, lazy girl, it's so much quicker to comment and leave a smiley face. Hope all is good with you and that you have a fabulous Christmas, that is after you recover from your mammoth card making efforts!!! Hugs Gay xx

Charlene said...

WOW your on it with the holiday cards! These are so beautiful too!! Great for you!!! I think I have 5 make oops!

Tracey said...

Always a Fun visit Darnell! What a productive day you have had....fabulous Christmas cards! Love the colours of the gorgeous shaker card. Have a wonderful week!

Jeanne H said...

Congrats on your achievement on making so many cards! I am jealous. My daughter took 10 I had made and now I've 3 ready to send. Think I'll get to my 25 needed? Wish me luck. BTW, love your cards today. Can I borrow your Hammie? I need some help! teehee

Greta said...

Wow, wow, wow! You certainly were inspired by your blog hopping, Darnell! I've been feeling overwhelmed with all the wonderful creations I've seen--need to just sit down & start creating. I really love your Muse card & the last one--gorgeous!

Olga Fink said...

Wow that is a lot of cards! and as always I love everything you posted today! and one more thing I really love your humor! lol

jenn shurkus said...

GORGEOUS cards!!! thank you for playing a long with us at simon says stamp!

Birgit said...

Look at all the cards you have ready to go out! Your cards are brilliant here_ all are my favourites and love the way some of the colour peeks through the white-stunning

Anita in France said...

Don't know about the hamsters, Darnell ... you're a veritable card making machine ... I bow to your awesome and amazing creative productivity!! Gorgeous, gorgeous collection of cards ... faves are the shaker (oh my, that silver and aqua ... swoon!) and that sweet snowy critter party (which just had me smiling all over my face!). Hugs & bisous to you and the hamsters, Anita :)

Anita in France said...

Oops, Darnell, in my delight, I missed out on saying how delighted I am to have you playing along with us at Time Out with that delicious, delicate, dramatic white/black/gold little number! Hugs & bisous, Anita :)

Bobby said...

Holy cow, Darnell. That's some production line. I'm glad you explained about the corner die with sparkle behind because I was thinking you painted the embossed image. Your dangling ornaments are darling, and I love the shaker. I can't imagine having to make THAT many cards. I love making them but that's a LOT.

Dana & Glen said...

Fabulous cards Darnell! I love the black and white - so stunning.

Jeanne J said...

Hi Sweetie~ looks like you are busy busy too! Lots of cards you made - look at all the people you are going to make happy! :) I love your cards with the dies and the glitter peeking through - so clean yet at the same time blingy enough to satisfy the magpie in me that loves it all!

Tanis Scott said...

OMG, I have that adorable snow globe set but have never thought about using the characters out of without the globe! Great idea. They are too cute too leave in the box.

Jane Willis said...

Training the hamsterlets already? What a team!

Jane

Marybeth said...

Gorgeous cards again today! I have been making so many Christmas cards and I have two batches mailed out and one more to go. Not much time for anything else! Love that silvery card....wow gorgeous!

Claire said...

These are amazing Darnell - love the clever design of the first two. And those stamped critters are just adorable for your Muse challenge...no colour needed...the detail is gorgeous. Thanks for playing along at CAS-ual Fridays!