Painted Seasons Christmas Card Challenge- BP #103

Painted Seasons Christmas Card Challenge- BP #103

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Happy March! Let’s talk Christmas cards… starting with a confession. Every year, despite good intentions, I struggle to get my holiday cards done.  Every. Year. I start off well, but then the busyness of life and the extra activities of the season get in the way and I stress myself out trying to get them done. It’s kind of a love/hate thing. Can you relate? Well, I’ve determined this year is going to be different!

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Accidental brainstorm!

I was cleaning up my studio after the holidays and had lots of leftover bits and unfinished cards. I decided instead of squirreling stuff away, I’d just take an afternoon and make them into completed cards. At least I’d have some done early! Then it hit me, what if I take an afternoon a month- every month-  and make XX number of cards throughout the year. I could be done before the holidays even start. To say I’m excited is an understatement! For those of you that are totally organized and can’t relate- I’m envious! For those like me, let’s do this together!

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Want to join me?

Each month I’m going to publish my card so you can do it with me. I like variety, so the cards will be different each month, made from current products you can get, too. If you find there’s one you really like, you can just duplicate it each month or if you’re like me, create new ones each month.

Start by determining how many total cards you need, then divide it by 8… because we are going to be done in October! D.O.N.E. Example: If you need 100 cards, you’ll need to make about 12/per month, with a few extras at the end. EASY!

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Get Started!

Start with this week’s Card Sketch Blueprint. Using this design and the Painted Seasons Designer Series Paper you can make 24 cards… a great start! Since this is actually my February card, you’ll still be getting another one this month. It will also be featuring the Painted Seasons Bundle (above) so you’ll have at least two ways to use it for the holidays.

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  • Include the new matching FOUR SEASONS Framelits Dies and new MORE THAN WORDS Stamp Set in your order for even more value and versatility from this bundle
  • If you missed the first part of this article featuring the other seasonal cards from this bundle, check it out HERE.

CARD SKETCH BLUEPRINT #103

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Click the photo above to download and follow the Card Sketch Tutorial with Measurements. Card details:

  • A2 Card base is Real Red Cardstock; ‘Christmas’ is stamped with Real Red ink 
  • ‘WISHES’ is stamped with Shaded Spruce ink; the Shaded Spruce ribbon is from the Metallic Ribbon Combo Pack
  • The Whisper White Cardstock (Oval) is die-cut with the Stitched Shapes Framelits Dies
  • The Shaded Spruce Cardstock (Scalloped Oval) is die-cut with the Layering Ovals Framelits Dies
  • The DSP is adhered with Multi-purpose Glue (Or SNAIL Adhesive); sentiment is adhered with Stampin’ Dimensionals 

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Know the tongue-in-cheek definition of insanity? To continue doing the same thing, but expect different results. Well, I’m determined this year’s holiday season will be stress-free, so now that I’ve told you, I’m accountable! Are you with me??? Start by grabbing the FREE Painted Season Bundle (or DSP) today and pick an afternoon to get started… and let me know we’re in this together!❤

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