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July 25, 2009
A Merry Little Christmas to you
I really miss having workshops, classes and stamp camps. I have my fingers crossed that one of these days I'll finally find someone here who doesn't already have one of the dozen other SU! demonstrators as their demo (I wouldn't ever "steal" a customer) or that just plain WANTS to or LIKES to stamp! My own friends, other than my neighbor, don't really enjoy it and it's not something you can MAKE someone like. They either do, or don't. I have run out of ideas for meeting new customers. Anyway, before we moved here last year, I used to do a Christmas in July where I would get all decked out in Christmas-looking clothes, I would make Christmas treats, and play Christmas music and even put out some Christmas decorations. My customers would always have a blast making some Christmas cards and other projects. I made this card for my only little "personal" Christmas in July. I used the Hostess Level II stamp set from the new IB&C called Christmas Punch. I used some of that gorgeous new Real Red 3/4" Polka-Dot Grosgrain ribbon and I think it's a great CAS (Clean & Simple) card that I could easily mass-produce as a Christmas card this year. What do you think?
All supplies are SU! unless otherwise noted.
Stamps: Christmas Punch
Paper: Old Olive and Very Vanilla CS
Ink: Real Red and Old Olive classic ink
Accessories: Wide Oval punch, Real Red 3/4" Polka-Dot Grosgrain ribbon, Stampin' Dimensionals, Sticky Strip