Wednesday, September 16, 2015

More STAMPtember Fun!

Hi there!

I hope you're all doing well! 

I was off work all last week and caught a nasty bug which gave me a sinus infection and bronchitis. I finished a round of antibiotics and am feeling better but wishing this cough would go away! Ya know what it's like when ya cough so much that it feels like you've pulled every muscle in your torso, front and back? Yup, that's me - yuk!

Anyway, when I started feeling better at the end of the weekend, I was really itching to create with some more of my STAMPtember goodies. 


Seriously, is this not the cutest stamp and die set EVER!? It is so fun to color and play with! The new Stitched Ovals die set worked perfectly with it too! We have quite a few friends who live in warm climates during the winter months, so this set will be perfect for their Christmas cards!




And then there's the gorgeous, Stitched Grand Maple die! I loved inking it up with Distress Inks and using the inlaid die technique to create this quick and easy card. That Big Hugs die is also from Simon Says Stamp. I know I'll be using that one on a lot of cards!

That's it for me tonight. I hope everyone is having a great week and finding time to create! Thanks for stopping by! ♥
 

15 comments:

Lin said...

So sorry to hear that you were feeling so bad, Barb - hopefully you've turned the corner and the cough will fade away quickly. Love your cards today! I am so ready for fall - so the 2nd one is calling my name today - beautiful!

Cindy C. said...

Awe... hope your coughing would go away real soon!! I know what you mean, it's like you got run over by car, you ache everywhere right?!!

The Santa card is so cute! The stitched leaf is wonderful! Glad to see your creations Barb!!

Kara Lynne said...

So sorry to hear about your coughing, that's painful! These are both wonderful cards, Barb! Your coloring is wonderful on your Santa scene, and I love that you inlayed that beautiful leaf

Virginia Lu said...

Sorry to hear that you weren't feeling well. I was wondering...glad to know that you are on the mend and are able to create! You just enabled me with these two beauties that you created! Love your take on using these new goodies, Barb! Sending hugs!

hollywallerinspirations said...

Glad you are doing better and hope you cough goes away soon. I had this same thing a couple of weeks ago and it was terrible so I understand your pain Barb. I love the cards and glad to see you creating!

Dawn Turley said...

Hope your cough is improving Barb. ADORE you warm Christmas card. I've bought this one - living in the Southern Hemisphere it's perfect! Your leaf card is wonderful too

Barb Ghig said...

Fabulous cards, Barb! Your Santa is too cute, and your coloring is gorgeous, as always! Love how you played with the leaf and die cut sentiment on the 2nd card, too...both cards feature the new goodies beautifully!

Hope you're feeling back to normal quickly! Sending (Hugs)!!!

Nancy said...

Gorgeous cards, Barb! I love the color blending on the leaf! Beautiful! I hope you will continue to feel better!

I Card Everyone said...

Oh Barb... I do know what that is like!! I actually put my back out once while coughing!! This card should have put a smile back on your face! Wow is it cute as anything! The leaf is just beautiful, too!
=]

Nora N. said...

I am so sorry you were feeling sick. Being under the weather this time of year is the pits!! I LOVE your fun creations. That Santa is too adorable and that leaf card is fantastic!!

Linda W. (ScrappinBari) said...

Wonderful cards, Barb - so glad you're feeling better! The warm wishes scene looks so colorful and I love your inlaid leaf - yummy!!

Leni said...

Lovely cards Barb! Especially the first, so fun! I would like to buy the stiched ovals, beautiful! And love the leave card too, mmm, love autumn stamps, dies and colors!

Greta said...

Hope the cough goes away soon--so irritating! I totally adore the maple leaf card, Barb! Was debating whether to get it & you've made me think I need it!

Martha said...

Barb, what fabulous cards you've created!

Hope you are feeling better. ♥

Nat said...

hope your on the mend Barb. Love these cards especially Santa on the beach !! :) !!!!