Yes, today is officially the "last minute" for me to get my Christmas Cards made. I needed a break for a bit, so I thought I'd take the time to show you what I've accomplished so far between my class projects for last Saturday and the cards that I made today.
As you can see, I got out the Stampin' Up! stamp sets that I've not used AT ALL this season. I'm not sure why I think I'll use all my Christmas sets every year when I end up falling in love with two or three and leaving the others to languish in my craft room closet. But that's what happens! This year it was even worse when I realized that three of the first sets that I bought this season hadn't even been mounted to make them ready to use! The sets are Snow Much Fun, Merry and Type, and Forest Festivities. The first two are in the "big" catalog and the third is in this year's Holiday Mini Catalog.
One fun part of today's big push to get the cards made was to grab some sketches from my Greeting Card Layout eBooks to use for the projects. The three on the back row on the left use sketches from the New 2011 Greeting Card Layout eBook. Another card is made from a sketch I CASEd from a card made by another Stampin' Up! demonstrator (I'll find her name before I focus on that card), and the others are new sketches for me. Already the 2012 eBook is taking shape! (To purchase either of the eBooks, just click on a link over at the right to get more information and to see a sample from each book.)
As the week goes on, I'll share more detail about as many of the cards as I can fit in. For now, it's back to card-making 'cuz these babies have to go in the mail TOMORROW!!!