Today’s cards (11-12)

Hi guys!

A few more cards to share with you today.

Clean and quick, but fun. Again. All similar. All the result of my recent Christmas card binge.

So meet today’s cards.

A handmade card by Teri // terisplace.wordpress.com

I once again used the Tis the Season set and coordinating dies from Ellen Hutson’s Essentials by Ellen line. I also used the Holly Jolly set to add the little stars.

Once again, went with a soft color combo. Sometimes, it’s just fun to do something you don’t normally do. I don’t often use soft color combos.

A handmade card by Teri // terisplace.wordpress.com

Added a little shading under the cars by taking a rag, picking up a small amount of black ink on it and then rubbing into onto the cards. I like how it grounds the cars. It’s nice to not have the cards look like they are floating.

Anyhooooo, that’s all I have for you today. Be back again later, gators. See you soon!

 

 

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Christmas Card Challenge 2016

Hi guys!

It’s Challenge time again. My friend, Ashley, and I are kicking off our annual Christmas Card Challenge!

What is it, you ask? Simple. We are trying to push each other make some cards and so here we are.

This is my first card in honor of this year’s challenge. ūüôā

A handmade Christmas card by Teri // terisplace.wordpress.com

The mouse and words are from the Unity’s Merry, Moe & Joe stamp set. It is one of my favorite Christmas stamp sets out there this year. Just. So. Cute. And different. I like different than the same old.

Cut the rectangle and half circle elements with the Blueprints 21 Die-namics from My Favorite Things. The Blueprint dies remain some of my fave because you get a lot of practical, useful dies in each set. Go, MFT!

A handmade Christmas card by Teri // terisplace.wordpress.com

You might be wondering about the white snowy stuff. I created those little dots with some of Nuvo Crystal Dots. A repetitive process and yet an easy peasy process.

Overall, I got to admit: This card feels a little bit like a hot mess. I mean, there’s a lot going on for a “normal Teri” card but it’s OK. Sometimes, it’s more about having fun than being perfect-o. Actually, a lot the times it is. ūüôā

Alright. That’s what I have. Be back again later, gators. And stop by Ashley’s blog to see her take on today’s challenge.

Paper Smooches DT Blog Hop

Hi guys! Well, I’m late. But I am here for the Blog Hop Party!

It’s Pep Rally week in the Paper Smooches world and the gang is banding together (along with one slacker who had the hop dates mixed up in her mind… but I digress) to share a sampling of the NEW¬†Paper Smooches¬†APRIL 2016 release with you! ¬†TWO¬†new stamp sets and FIVE¬†new dies will be available to purchase at 8:00pm PT on March 31st. ¬†You will find our new products¬†HERE¬†once they go live. ¬†To add extra fun to our blog hop…we are offering up a prize!¬†

The prize Рa $25. gift code to choose what you like at the PS online store.

Here are the details:

  • FOUR winners will be chosen at RANDOM from any of the design team blogs and the¬†PS Blog¬†to win the $25. prize.
  • Just leave a comment on any of the design team blogs listed below or the PS blog for your chance to win!¬† (you do not need to comment on all blogs to qualify but it increases your chances)
  • Deadline: You have until midnight PT on Sunday, March 27th¬†to leave a comment.
  • Please check the Paper Smooches blog¬†on Monday, March 28th to see if you are one of the FOUR lucky winners.
Teri Anderson (<—- Here you are)

To increase your chances of winning:

  • Tell us that you Facebooked about our blog hop
  • Tell us that you Tweeted about our hop
  • Tell us that you posted on your blog about our blog hop

(which means that you have up to three extra chances to win on each blog)

So let me show you what I’ve got.

Hey Hey Hey handmade card by Teri //terisplace.wordpress.com

Ta-da! I played around with the new Boob Tubes dies that work perfectly with the coordinating Boob Tubes stamp set.

I wanted to do something different so I cut and stamped three TVs and stacked them up. I used Paper Smooches’ class Party Posse stamp set to the stamp the critters onto the screens.

Hey Hey Hey handmade card by Teri //terisplace.wordpress.com

To give the card a little dimension, I applied glossy accents the TV buttons, as well as on the critters eyes and noses. That gives them just the right amount of pop, in my opinion.

Well, that’s all I have today. I’ll be back again later, gators. Hope to see you again soon. (I hope.)