Saturday, October 3, 2009

Happy Cardmaking Day and a Request!

Before I show you my cards today, I just want to ask you to pray for my home country, the Philippines and its surrounding countries, that are all going through difficult natural calamities recently. There have been thousands of casualties and millions of people displaced by the typhoons and earthquakes that just happened in the last few days. And more typhoons are expected to hit them this weekend. Relief efforts are not enough to fulfill the needs and are slowed down by flooded streets. I still have relatives and many friends living there. For more info on this, please read HERE. Thank you, friends.

I have lots of Christmas cards to share with you today. I know you probably want to retreat back to your craft room asap, so let's go straight to the cards, shall we? :-)

Card #1 has a little bit of distressing. The supplies used are as follows:
Stamps: A Very Merry Christmas, Holiday Greetings (part of the new StampTV kit)
Paper: Ruby Red, PL Ivory, PP from the stash
Ink: Copics, Memento Tux Blk, Pigment Cream
Others: ribbon by Offray, Pearls, Button

Card #2 was so fun to make. I liked incorporating all the trims and gold pearls.
Stamps: A Very Merry Christmas, Holiday Cheer (part of the new StampTV kit)
Paper: Black Onyx, PL Ivory, Rocket Red
Ink: Copics, Memento Tux Blk
Others: Ribbon (from the Autumn Ribbon Pack), lace from my stash, SU curly label punch, MS border punch, gold pearls

Card #3 uses my current favorite paper pack, Jolly by Golly from Cosmo Cricket. I loved coloring that gingerbread house.
Stamps: Holiday Cheer StampTV Kit
Ink: Rose Red, Memento Tux Blk, Copics
Papers: Rose Red, Jolly by Golly
Others: Spellbinders Label, White organdy ribbon, Urban Prairie brad

Card #4 is a CAS card that took no more than 10 minutes to make.
Stamps: Hip To Be Square, A Very Merry Christmas, Holiday Cheer StampTV Kit
Ink: SU Summer Sun, GKD Vintage Green, Memento Tux Blk
Papers: All Spruced Up, PL White,
SU Summer Sun
Others: Ribbon from the Holiday Assortment Ribbons, gold pearls, lace

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  1. First off, my prayers go out to everyone in the regions. It's been a rought week out there. Second, wow wow wow! on the cards. Card #2 reminds me of a down-home christmas with all the ruffles around the christmas tree.

  2. My heart is truly broken over the recent devastation wrought by the typhoons, etc recently. I stopped to pray again after reading your message.

    The cards are beautiful, and I definitely want to break into my craft room today!

  3. Nina,
    I have been saying prayers since I saw the news reports. And I'll keep on with the prayers.
    Your cards . . . Each one is stunning. I love the ribbon on the first card with the button, the curly label looks great with it and your image is gorgeous. especially the way you colored it.
    Love all the trim on the second card. Love how that ribbon looks and the stitching is great. The gingerbread house card is so cute. Great coloring and the paper you used is perfect I really think the brad you put on the bow is pretty.
    what fantastic cards. You always know just what to do.
    Thanks for sharing !

  4. This situation, these countries and people have been in my thoughts and prayers...they will continue to be!!! Thanks for making it personal for me!!! I am so sorry!!

    You are everyone Outstanding!!! You amaze me!!!

    Love & Prayers,

  5. Yes...I have been's very heartbreaking to watch on the news.
    Your cards are just GORGEOUS!

  6. Beautiful Cards as always!!!I will be praying for your family and friends and everyone who is going through this.

  7. Happy WCMD - Nina!!! All of your cards are awesome!!! WOW - you've been busy too :)!!! I'll continue to keep everyone in my prayers...what devastating news to watch today.....Big hugs ~S~

  8. lots of prayers for your everyone going through this time Love your cards

  9. Hi nina. *hugs* I saw the devastation on my yahoo news page. So sad and yes, I've lifted them in prayer as soon as I saw that. *sigh*....I'm so sorry. On another note though your cards are simply beautiful. So elegant and charming. I especially like the last one with the curtain over the window. How clever!

  10. So very sorry to hear of the loss and trial f fromyour hoem country. I iwll pray for them tonight.

    Beautiful cards! thanks for sharing!

  11. Hi there! And Happy World Card Making Day! Just thought I would swing by and see what you were creating this weekend! Have a good one!

  12. Nina, sending big hugs your way and will keep your family, friends and everyone else in affected by this in my prayers.
    All of your cards are gorgeous!

  13. They're all beautiful! thanks for sharing!Prayers are definitely being said for this country and the people!


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