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October Blog Hop--Rachel's Christmas Cards

This month, we are to showcase projects we are working on for the Holiday season. This card is one of 50 that my 14-year-old daughter is making for my mom. This is Rachel's third year to make my mom's cards. She came up with this design and color combination herself. Isn't it great? I wish everyone could have a Rachel. She's amazing.
For the record, I don't mass-produce Christmas cards, because I am a little insane, and I make my kids spell out words with their bodies and silly things like that.
This is the card she made last year. Isn't it beautiful, too? These designs are both really simple for mass production.
Card #1:
Paper: PTI Vintage Cream, Pure Poppy, SU Garden Green
Ink: SU Garden Green, Versamark, Michael's brick red
Stamps: PTI Tree Trimming Trio, 2009 Holiday Tags
Other: dimensional tape, Sakura Stardust pens--gold, red

Card #2:
Paper: PTI White, Night Sky Shimmer
Ink: Versamark
Stamps: PTI Silent Night, Snowflake Serenade
Other: Silver embossing powder

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  1. Great Work Rachel! Both cards are beautiful! I love your designs.

  2. Oh I need a Rachel! These cards are fabulous! I love Rachel's eye for gorgeous colours and fantastic layouts! Great job!
    Cheryl, I just gotta see your insane idea with using your kids' bodies to spell out words, sounds like a hoot! LOL!

  3. OH wow! I need a Rachel too! this little lady has an eye for design! must get it from her mum!!

  4. So pretty! Love both of Rachel's cards... can I get a Rachel? ;-) So pretty!

  5. Beautiful - both of them - I don't mass produce cards either but we can never have enough ideas eh! Thanks for sharing.

  6. Oh that midnight shimmery one is gorgeous, and so love the dots on the tree one...super cute card duo!

  7. These are both simple but WOW, they really make a statement! Love them both!

  8. these are so sweet! so cool your daughter is in on the carftiness too!

  9. Great cards! Your daughter sounds like a wonderful young lady.

  10. Rachel--you are amazing! I love your card for this year and last year's is so elegant!

  11. They are both great! I like the more traditional colors for this years card. AND, I love the blue and silver from last years. What a great thing for your daughter to do!

  12. Both of your cards are so pretty!!

  13. Rachel you did good. CAS is really hard to master and you have done it well. Keep it up!

  14. Both cards are BEAUTIFUL!! How sweet of you to make these up Rachel!!!

  15. WOW, do you allow Rachel to be "rented out" around the holidays?!!! LOL!!! They're both simply F-A-B-U-L-O-U-S, Rachel!!! LOVE 'em!!!

  16. Great cards. I wanted to do a silver on blue card too but ran out of time. I love that color combo!

  17. They're both beautiful! I have my own set of Rachels, but I'm glad you have one to bless your life. She is so talented, please tell her how much we liked them!

  18. Both cards are lovely! Sweet & Simple! :) TFS

  19. What a talented daughter you have! Both cards are sweet and simple and just perfect for the season. Thanks for sharing!

  20. Rachel, your cards are so beautiful! That little tree is so cute!

  21. Love the clean lines - great cards and very pretty Rachel.

  22. Great job on both cards. The red one is my favorite. Awesome!

  23. What a great card! I love it - your daughter is following in her mom's footsteps! :)

  24. What a talented daughter you have! I am another who does not mass produce... I merely make everyone a different one, and when I get tired I buy a box from Target... oh the horror!

  25. Go Rachel! You are very talented.Both cards are fantastic.

  26. aaaaawwwe...these are great..i can't wait till my Lola can do this with me!

  27. Beautiful cards. Great job Rachel!


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