Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Holiday Card Workshop-Continued Day #1

Hello!

I'm back today with a couple more cards for our Day #1 assignment of the online card class, Holiday Card Workshop. They are trying out a new schedule with lessons only being posted every-other-day. I love this new set up! Gives me much more time to create and the ability to make more than just one card per lesson. It's so much more relaxing and enjoyable!

For my first card today, I took Kristina's design and made it my own. Love the red, white and pink with the kraft!


The ornament stamp is from Hero Arts and the sentiments (inside and out) are from Simon Says Stamp. I stamped the ornament twice, using Memento Luxe Inks, in Love Letter and Angel Pink, using a bit of masking on the inside.




My second card is a take on Jennifer's fab card! She calls this a folded banner card. It has a zig-zag fold and it was so fun to make!




I love this fun Christmas set from last year by Hero Arts! It comes with a set of matching dies. The kraft card base was stamped with Hero Arts Tiny Flakes Background cling stamp, using Color Box Frost White Ink. I also added some matching enamel dots - love!

And here is the inside.




I didn't take a photo of the card all the way open, but it's really fun because the sentiments line up so it looks like one, long banner.

I'm really enjoying class and looking forward to tomorrow's lesson with a couple of days to play again!

Thank you for stopping by! Hope you're enjoying your week so far! 


 


24 comments:

Jean said...

These are both fabulous creations! That tree is exquisite - wow!

Pam W Merwin said...

These are both amazing, Barb!

Betty said...

WOW - fantastic cards!

Greta said...

Oh I can tell you're having fun with the class, Barb! These are both great!

Kristie @ mypaperlife.com said...

Cool cards! I really like the 2nd one, have never seen the stamp/die set before!

rcwidow (Linda) said...

Love both of these, especially the zig zag fold!

joy said...

Good to see that you are enjoying the class, Barb! Love your cards.

Tracey McNeely said...

Barb love both of your cards, that tree is really fantastic with the enamel dots and the tri fold!

Sharon Underwood said...

Love your cards! Those enamel dots look great on the tree!

Cathy Weber said...

Your folded banner card is unbelievably good! Love all the enamel dots and this is a new one for me! I am definitely going to try it now that I have seen yours!

Dawn Turley said...

Beautifully done Barb. I've got two bases cut for the Z fold cards but still no time to make a card. Love both your cards today.

Lynn said...

Two gorgeous cards! I love the texture on both of them!

Cris said...

Loving all the cards you made for day 1 of class, Barb! Today's cards are stunning! I love your take on Jennifer's card. That tree is beautiful!

JanLee said...

Your cards are wonderful! I love the tree!

judkajudi said...

Great idea to take that photo from above the card!! And your cards are wonderful. I agree, it must be so much better to have a class every other day .... time to practice!! Love seeing your work, Barb!!

alexandra s.m. said...

Absolutely gorgeous cards Barb and that kraft background makes everything "pop"! Brilliant!
Thank YOu~

Barb Ghig said...

Your cards are absolutely gorgeous, Barb! I've pinned them to my 'Faves', so I can enjoy seeing them later on :-)
You've really done an amazing job masking, stamping and die cutting...and, I agree with you about the more 'relaxed' schedule...it's working out so well!

Martha said...

Hi, Barb! What LOVELY Christmas cards you've created!
Enjoy your class!

Virginia L. said...

You are so inspiring, Barb! These two cards are gorgeous!! So glad that you are enjoying card-making class! Hope to see more of your beautiful card samples!

Linda said...

Great cards, Barb! I didn't have time to take the class this time but the new format sounds fantastic!

Maureen Morton said...

Looks lie you are seriously rockin' this class......I am happy learning from your posts, as we are on the move. These are true holiday gems!

Robin K. said...

Love them both Barb!! That tree is awesome!

Lisa Carroll said...

Barb, these are AMAZING! I love the design on the first - how you broke up the embossed lines with the ribbon is so smart! And the colors on that tree are soo pretty. Love the banner continuing on to the inside, too! :)

Brenda said...

These are beautiful Barb! You must be nearly done with your Christmas cards no? You are just having too much fun, I can see it!