Thursday, December 2, 2010

Hip Hop!

Holy, Heck! It's December!!!! I'm feeling the time crunch! Are you??? I'm hoping to knock off most of my holiday to-do list by the end of this weekend, and then I'll be feeling better. I'm thankful for basketball practices, because that's where I'm crankin' out my holiday cards.
So glad you are here today. Hip Hop always brings some sunshine and smiles to my day! This week we are showing off some Holiday cards. The ones I've got today are similar to the ones I'm making for our family and friends this year. I keep it CAS, so I can mass produce! I make about 80 cards to mail out. In years past, I make all 80 the same. This year I decided to mix it up a bit, by keeping with the same products (so I can still cut them assembly line style) but mixing up the designs a bit. So all of them will have the same Baja Blue (SU cs) and a kraft tag. The embossing, dp, Stamps, twine and ribbon will vary-keeping me from getting bored making them.

Here are the first 3 I've completed. I used the two Holiday {ippity} stamps-Season of Joy and Kissamas & Mistletoe!


I will add a picture of the boys to the inside, along with a handmade, signature stamp I use to sign the cards. I figure that's okay, cuz I put extra love into making my cards. I love getting photos at Holiday time, and I love to send them! It's always fun to show off my boys!


here they are upclose.

Card no. 1



card no. 2
card no. 3

Be sure to stop by the {ippity} blog for a fun tutorial and the Unity blog if you get lost along the way, today. And don't forget to join us in the Unity forum on SCS for some chit chat and prizes!


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18 comments:

  1. The cards are amazing. Love the embossing. So pretty!

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  2. These are absolutely fabulous--Love them!

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  3. i love this idea - keeping it CAS is perfect for christmas cards. easy to make, simple to mail and people will LOVE them. I'm so honored to be a part of the hop with you today. :)

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  4. Holly Molly girlie, 80 cards???? Yikes!!!! These are so fun, love the tags!

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  5. Lisa, I love these!!
    Love the colors and the CAS design!Thank you for the inspiration and for sharing!

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  6. This are beautiful, Lisa! The cool blue card base really makes those fabulous tags stand out.

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  7. LOOOOOVE these cards--love that blue color and the embossing and the tags! OH MY! Great combo of everything:)

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  8. Adorable cards and I love the colors you used.

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  9. nice colors, enjoyed watching - love the stamp set!

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  10. I've got to get on this stamping bandwagon.....I am just truly digging what I am seeing through this hop......I must be living in a box!!!! :)

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  11. Love the little tags on each card!!!!

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  12. cute, cute, and cute! now, i want to make a tag card:)-love these!

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Thanks so much for your kind and supportive words. I appreciate each of you taking the time to leave some love. Have a great day!