Monday, March 7, 2011

Christmas in . . . March!


You know how over at the PTI forum, there's a thread that focuses on getting Christmas cards done throughout the year rather than facing a huge task at the last minute? Here's my first effort for Christmas 2011! These are the first of the cards for my book group. I can't resist stamps that involve books and/or reading, and so when I first saw Bellas a couple of years ago, it was a no brainer that Bookwormabella was my first one! I decided on an easy to reproduce design, and it proved to be . . . except for the coloring, of course! Man, that takes a long time. But, I only have 12 to make, so if I do 4 per month, I'll have them done in no time. I, um, was way too on top of things and cleaned everything up without writing down a supply list so . . . sorry about that. :-> That's Bookwormabella by Stamping Bella, of course, sheer ribbon from Michaels, buttons from PTI, a Spellbinders labels nestie, and odds and ends of Christmas papers from the last few years. And a bunch of Copics. :-D

8 comments:

Dana said...

Jill, I am so impressed! You are way ahead of the game girl! And I've never seen the adorable bookwormabella before...she's too cute. I'm a "book" lover myself so I get your passion. I love the contrast of the red sheer ribbons...it really catches the eye.

Stephanie said...

These are just too adorable!!! Way to get started for the holiday!! I need to get back on track since I didn't get to mine in February!

Karen C. said...

Super cute cards Jill. I'm sure your book club members will love the card design - great way to use up leftover papers and get a jump start on your Christmas list!

Lorraine said...

Christmas cards?! Wow, you are way ahead of the game, girl! and I love your cards - so cute and I love that Bella image.

Terri said...

Very cute! I bet they will love them. Way to go for being so far ahead too!

Mad for Paper said...

you are too good. these are so cute and I am sure your book group will love them.
TFS
Ang

Camilla said...

You are being well prepared this year!
Cute cards.

I'm Renee said...

Love her!
I may have to get one of these for my book club!
You did a fantastic job with her...
love them all!