Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Before I turn on the oven....

to make just a few batches of Christmas cookies,  
I'll post these CAS birthday cards for Red Hat friends.
There was a time when I made a couple dozen different kinds of Christmas cookies, but there also comes a time when you smack yourself in the head and ask, Why?  My DH has to watch his sugar now and I don't need to eat all that sugar either.  I no longer need cookie trays for everyone at work.  Thankfully, I'm retired.  Anyone who misses a certain type of cookie is welcome to my recipe.
But, a few of my favorites are still on today's agenda.

Here are the cards I promised, super simple, one embossed and the other debossed (I goofed up the stamping and just flipped it over.):

Birthday sentiment stamp is CTMH.

Challenges: 
Double Click Challenge - Something New (The embossing folder is new.)
Happy Little Stampers December CAS Challenge - Favorite Technique (embossing) 
Seize the Birthday Challenge - Anything Goes; Toppings Red & White (Hope you don't mind a bit of purple, too.) 
Crafting From the Heart Challenge #51 - Always Anything Goes 


And now, to the mixer............ 

12 comments:

  1. Way to save your card and just go with the de-bossed one as well! Thanks for playing along with us at Seize the Birthday!

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  2. Embossed, debossed...who cares as long as it's gorgeous, which it is! Lovely work. Thanks for joining the DoubleClick Skittles Challenge.

    Terri ~ Skittles Design Team

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  3. Beautiful cards, my friend! And I can smell the cookies from here. :-D Fortunately, my DIL did the Christmas cookie baking this year and most of them were gone before I arrived so my diabetes wasn't really tempted all that much. I'm wishing a very Merry Christmas to you and yours.

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  4. Simple and beautiful. Love the design and the embossed and debossed cards. Great way to save the mistake. Thank you so much for sharing with us at Seize the Birthday.

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  5. Oh goodness I've done that before, but with your card either way looks beautiful! I really like that embossing folder.

    Thanks for joining us over at Doubleclick Skittles Challenge!
    Lori-DT

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  6. Your card is so beautiful. Love the gorgeous look you created.
    Thanks for joining us for the DoubleClick Skittles Challenge.

    Kim
    Skittles DT

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  7. Oooh..really like the look of the debossed side used for the card. I know it wasn't intentional, but it looks great!

    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner for our Anything Goes challenge.

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  8. Very pretty! Thank you for joining our “Something New” Challenge this week at DoubleClick Skittles.

    Stay Creative,
    Georgiana
    • Carson's Creations •
    DoubleClick Skittles DT

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  9. Beautiful! Love that elegant embossing. Thank you for sharing at Happy Little Stampers.

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  10. I love this embossed and debossed, Debi! Perfect for your Red Hat friends! Thanks for sharing with us at Happy Little Stampers! Happy New Year!

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  11. Very pretty! Great embossing folder! Thanks for joining us over at the DoubleClick Skittles Challenge! DT Member Carri~Abusybee Skittles!

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  12. So gorgeous! Thanks so much for playing along with DoubleClick Skittles!!!!!!!!!!!

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