Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Sahara Christmas

 Hey peeps! I am hunkering down, making Christmas cards to share with my club girls as well as to mail out!  The Classic Christmas DSP that SU is currently selling really appeals to me...those little prints in traditional colors are so soothing!  I chose the Sahara Sand ones to make a couple of cards over the weekend!  

The first one is for the Jingle Belles challenge "It Came Upon the Midnight Clear"...they want something clear on your card; I also used the CAS(E) This Sketch sketch:

I dusted off my white Stazon ink and went to work, stamping some snowflakes on window sheets for my simple card:

Of course, it's always a challenge to photograph something "clear" is a picture of the windows showing the edge of the back of the card peeking through the windows:

I added sentiments from Itty Bitty Christmas on the front as well as the inside, strategically placed so it didn't show through the window!

The second card also uses the Sahara Sand patterns; this is for the JUGS challenge which is triangles:

This card is a wee bit shorter than a standard-sized card; I had a piece of cardstock left over from another project and just decided to use it for a card. I used the Stitched Triangle dies, cutting four from the various patterns, adding Soft Suede "trunks" and gold metallic pearls for an embellishment:

This sentiment is from Wrapped in Christmas...such a pretty one, too!  

Thanks so much for popping in today...enjoy it and be blessed!

"God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them." Hebrews 6:10

Both Project Details—All Products SU! Unless Otherwise Specified
Stamps Wrapped in Christmas, Itty Bitty Christmas, Jolly Bingo Bits (ret)
Card stock & Papers     Whisper White, Crumb Cake, Window Sheets, Classic Christmas DSP, Soft Suede
 Ink Crumb Cake, Stazon White (ret)
Accessories Metallic Pearls, Dimensionals
Tools     Big Shot, Layering Circles Dies, Stitched Triangle Dies


Kampin' Karen said...

I never even knew there was Stazon white ink. Is it better than SU white craft? Love your cards. You are very talented. No wonder you are on so many DT's! Dana and Eden posed quite nicely!

I Card Everyone said...

OH LeAnne!! I just have to have those papers!!! Your wee round windows are adorable ... but those trees! You know I cannot resist neutrals! SO beautiful!

Bonnie said...

LOVE these stitched trees, LeAnne! A great way to use some of that Christmas paper!

Bonnie said...

Oops! I love the snowflakes too on their little windows!

Vicky Hayes said...

Those are elegant papers LeAnne - I didn't spot those in the catalogue! I love the way you added snowflakes to your clear windows in the first card and love the combination of patterns in the second.
What a lovely picture of those gorgeous ladies at the end of your post too :) Vicky x

Lorraine said...

Two gorgeous cards! I love those small prints. The trees are beautiful in the neutral color.

Lisa Elton said...

Two incredible cards LeAnne! I love those trees...they're so pretty!

SmilynStef said...

I love those pretty neutral paper designs ... and what a fun way to feature those snowflakes ... love that joined our CLEAR-ly Christmas at Jingle Belles.

Joanne James - The Crafty Owl said...

Both great cards but I really love the snowflake windows on the first one - so effective!

lauren bergold said...

even by your own amazing standards, these are incredible cards, missus! (which is saying something!) i especially love the snowflakes stamped on the acetate windows and i'm not just saying that bc you made it for our "Midnight Clear" challenge at JINGLE BELLES!