Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Some Christmas Cards

I thought I would share with you my more detailed Christmas cards.
They aren't as detailed as most of my cards, but I was trying to keep it simple this year.
I have really love the cards I have been seeing with the white background with the pop of colour.
Then I was on YouTube and saw Jo's cards
They are simple yet so pretty. Plus they are flat for mailing :)
I did add foam tape to the image for a little bit of pop.

I coloured the images in both brown hair and black hair.
I also matched each girls scarf colour to the cardstock frames for the image and the sentiment.
Here is a close up of the brown haired girl in blue :)

Here is the black haired girl in red...I have also done one with the brown hair.
I need to have some order to this, lol.

I also added some sparkle to her ear muffs, hand muff, trim around her coat and booties.

Here is the brown haired girl in purple. Again I did her with black hair as well :)
The sentiment is a $1.50 stamp from Micheals.

Now that my embossing folders and dies are nicely organized, it was so much easier to find what I wanted.

The last one I will share with you is my girl in green :)

I just realized that all the cards I have shared with you all have the same embossing folder. I did also use the swirls as it makes me think of snow swirling around.

Onto My Day:
I put up my tree today :)
Wayne took today off. At first I thought it was to help me with the tree. But nope it was just a coincidence, lol.
He did bring up the containers for me.
Again I kept it simple. I just put on the beads and all my red ornaments and a few cute ones of the girls.
I also decorated the house a bit.

I started to put my addresses back on my laptop. But I didn't have my bigger address labels, so Ashley took over.
She amazes me with what she can do on here. She took a simple template and modified it.

I hope you all had a creative Wednesday :)

Tracy :)


  1. Your cards look so elegant and beautiful. I like how it matches the scarf. Beautiful coloring as always. Great job Tracy. =D

  2. Nice looking cards. You're one up on me this year- no handmade cards for me.. Up to my armpits in baking.

  3. love the cards tracy, fancy getting your tree up ours is still packed up. Still plenty of time i hope!!

  4. She's adorable and I love the sparkle.

  5. wow- i love EVERYTHING about this card- love the embossed snowflakes- beautiful and the image is adorable and your coloring is always so awesome!!!!!!!!!

  6. These cards are gorgeous Tracy - I love that image and you have coloured her so beautifully:-) Have a great day.

  7. These are so pretty Tracy. I love the white embossed background and the little bit of sparkle you added!

  8. These are such sweet cards! I love how you colored them!

  9. These are so, so sweet! Your coloring is awesome and so is the added sparkle. :)

  10. Cute cards! Love the different color combos.

  11. Yay for getting the tree up!

    Your Christmas cards are beautiful. I love the different colors, and how it pops against the white!

  12. Oh! Every delicate, delightful detail is delicious! See, you're making me talk like Dr. Suess or something! lol. Seriously, these are just amazing, sparkly and dimensional and delicate - lovely!

  13. Wow, those cards are awesome! I really, really love them! Thanks so much for sharing. My daughter is way better on the computer than me also!

  14. Wow, those cards are awesome! I really, really love them! Thanks so much for sharing. My daughter is way better on the computer than me also!

  15. oooh, she is so pretty. I like how you embossed the snowflakes and added that bit of glitter.

  16. These cards are beautiful! You color so well. I like the touches of glitter to these cards. So sophisticated they look all in white with the single colored image and the sentiments. The die cuts peeking from behind make the scarf colors pop.

    Love - Leslie


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