Monday, November 24, 2014

Prickley Pear Rubber Stamps Monday Inspiration - Maybe Christmas....

Happy Monday!  
Wow!  Can you believe Thanksgiving is just a few days away and after that a fast zoom to Christmas?  Our Thanksgiving will be a bit different this year.  My husband works on Thanksgiving day so we will have our feast when he gets off.  Our feast itself will be a bit different to meet the new dietary needs of a couple of family members but I am thankful that we are all healthy and our kids haven't left the nest yet!!! 

As I said last week, I don't make many Thanksgiving cards so I don't have one to share with you today but I put my heart into Christmas cards so I am showcasing this wonderful sentiment from
 Dr. Seuss today.

How the "Grinch Stole Christmas" is my favorite animated Christmas show.  There's just something about those "Who's down in Whoville" that don't allow the absence of  things to dictate their joy.  

I had a blast playing with the Poinsettia die and stamp for this card.  For my bits of "greenery" I cut the Pine Branch in pieces and placed the fronds behind the Poinsettias. .

I hope you will hop on over to the PPRS blog to see all the beauty the DT have to share today!

 GG0095 It Came Without Ribbons DD031 Poinsettia Leaf DieD040 Pine Branch DieCLR031A Poinsettia 2 Holiday Clear Stamp.

I am also playing along with CAS300 at SCS and this week our challenge is to add winter wildlife to our cards.

Here in Georgia the wild life we see most from our Bay window are Cardinal families! The vivid red of the male cardinals add a fabulous splash of color to a gray winter day.

Stamps: Prickley Pear Rubber Stamp - CLR027B Scalloped Oval 3 Winter, CLR014 The Four Seasons Clear stamp,
Dies:  PPRS D014 Four Seasons Tree Die, D049 Tree 2 Die

I hope you will hop on over to the PPRS blog to see all the beauty the DT have to share today!


  1. Angie both cards are gorgeous. That poinsettia one just makes me gasp it is so absolutely stunning. I love what you did by cutting the pine cone fronds. Your gold color choice add extreme elegance.

  2. WOW, your X-mas card is beautiful, Angie!!! Those poinsettias are really stunning and it looks great with the pine branches and the pearls!!!! Love the pretty dp matted on the gold and the bow and clip is just fabulous!!!! Beautiful card, Angie!!!
    The scene you have created on the second card is just so super cute!!! Love your sweet little cardinals and how fun is the little birdcage tied to the branch!!! The soft blue snowflakes are so pretty!!! Lovely card!!!

    Have a great day!!!

  3. Beautiful cards. I love the poinsettia card. The colors are rich, yet subtle. The snow scene with the little cardinals is darling. Well done.

  4. Angie,
    Wow what gorgeous cards - I love those gold poinsettias and pine leaves and your CAS card is so pretty. Enjoy Thanksgiving even if the fayre is non traditional.

  5. Such pretty cards Angie! The golden flowers are gorgeous and I love the pretty scene that you created on the second card! Hope you and your family have a Happy Thanksgiving!

  6. Angie, that gold is stunning and love the wildlife:)

  7. Oh, Angie, these are both beautiful cards! I love each one, but the top really has captured me with the rich colors and the beautiful ribbon and dies that really add so much to your card and the sentiment!! Warm hugs and a blessed Thanksgiving!

  8. Both cards are quite stunning. I love the Whoville saying one. The colors are fabulous. The winter scene is very serene.


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