Oct 22, 2012

TCM October Preview Day 1

Good morning!

Today, the designers from The Craft's Meow begin previews for October's new stamp release!  The stamps we will be showing for the next three days will be available for purchase this Thursday, October 25th.

My first card shows off Nina Brackett's new stamp set called Christmas Angel.  I didn't use the angel image on my card but a beautiful sentiment from the stamp set.  I used a Sizzix snowflake die cut for my focal image and went monochromatic with my card - I am in love with this soft linen card stock right now.

Card Details
Stamps: Christmas Angel (TCM)
Ink: Versafine black

Card stock: PTI; textured white
Other: PTI impression plate; Sizzix snowflake die; wild orchid flower; sewing machine

My next card uses the new Hearth and Home illustrated by Elizabeta Kushner.  When making holiday cards I try to make them as 'flat' as possible to help with mailing.  Another important thing to me is to make it relatively CAS and quick to make, so I decided not to color the holly image and I like how it turned out!  After stamping the image in green ink, I layered the sentiment over it with black ink.

Card Details
Stamps: Hearth and Home (TCM)
Ink: SU; Versafine

Card stock: SU; PTI
Other: PTI die cuts; lace; SU ribbon

To see everyone else's preview cards for today's two new stamp sets, please hop over to The Craft's Meow store blog.  Be sure to leave a comment there too for a chance to win today's stamp sets!

See you tomorrow with two more new stamp sets!


~amy~ said...

Wonderful cards Jessica!

Lin said...

Beautiful, Jessica - love the lacy look of that snowflake, and the real lace on your 2nd card!

Miriam Prantner said...

Great CAS cards! I especially love the second. Love that polka dot paper and the beautiful trim.

Jen Cuthbertson said...

Great cards - I love the sentiment over the holly!

Aimes said...

I think that's the prettiest snowflake ever!
Fab stamping on your second card too!

Lynn said...

Now the first one is my kinda card, Kraft and snowflakes, love it.

MaxineD said...

Love these Jessica, especially the green card.

Beate said...

Both cards are gorgeous!

Brenda said...

Wow, love the snowflake. It really is eye catching.


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