Sunday, September 5, 2010

The Day After

Thank you all so very much for your kind comments and I hope you are excited as I am about the two newest releases from Practicing Creativity Designs! Just two quick cards to show you featuring Fall Fest and Christmas Wonder, each retailing for $13!


The thing I love the most about Fall Fest is how the graphic nature of the leaves combine to make spectacular backgrounds-in any color that you wish!


And I love Christmas Wonder for the elegant outlines and interactivity of the sentiments.

And don't forget about the Sketch Challenge over on Courtney's blog for a chance to win a guest design spot for the October release from Practicing Creativity Designs.

Supplies Used: Thankful
Cardstock: (Very Vanilla) Stampin' Up!
Stamps: (Fall Fest) Practicing Creativity Designs
Ink: (So Saffraon, Barely Banana, Basic Grey) Stampin' Up!
Embellishments: (Metal Tag) (Baker's Twine)


Supplies Used: Holly Jolly Christmas
Cardstock: (Parchment) Archer Paper
Stamps: (Holly and Sentiment from Christmas Wonders) Practicing Creativity Designs
Ink: (Onyx Black) Veramagic (Antique Linen Distress) Ranger
Embellishments: (Fabric Tape) E2 available at Practicing Creativity Designs, (Red Rhinestones) Michaels

32 comments:

  1. Oh how happy I am to be a winner of your Christmas set, Karen!!! I love your work with it and will be asking for permission to CASE once I get it!
    I adore your first card too, such a fab DP you've created!
    Hugs,
    Aimes
    x

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  2. Both of these cards are wonderful. My favorite is that first one. Love how it looks like background paper. It is definitely on my wanted list.

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  3. Gorgeous cards Karen!! Fabulous release!

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  4. What fabulous background work on both these cards. Beautiful!

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  5. First of all, CONGRATS!!!! That is so exciting to be designing your own stamps:) I couldn't be happier for you. And as always, your cards are just amazing.

    So happy for you girl!!!

    Hugs and Blessings
    Nette

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  6. I LOVE the yellow leaves and the Christmas one showcases the sentiment so elegantly!

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  7. You showcase the Fall Fest stamps and Wonder so beautifully! Love both cards, especially the background of the 1st card!

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  8. Woot woot Karen!!!! Fantabulous cards!!

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  9. You have done such a lovely job of introducing these new sets. Your style is so distinctive and I'm always amazed by your creative twists. Congratulations on your stamp set, and I hope to see more in the future!

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  10. i love your Christmas card - it is simply perfect!

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  11. Two lovely pieces you show here. I tell you yellow is the next turquoise...leastwise here in Europe anyway,,,I have a hard time working with yellow...like you do with purple:)...I must create something with yellow...go make something purple today!!! :)

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  12. These are both GREAT! I love the modern, graphic feel of the first card! I ordered your stamps last night and I'm SO excited to get them :)

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  13. These are both so beautiful, Karen! I love the background on the first one. So fresh!

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  14. Fantastic Karen, love the collage effect of the different leaves, the stamps look amazing,
    Love Sarita xx

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  15. Still reeling with excitement for you!!! These are both terrific! :D

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  16. Isn't Jen a great cheerleader? I'm with her, pom poms and all!

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  17. Both cards are that wonderful style of yours :>)
    I am sure you have been sooo giddy lately building up to yesterday! Congrats again!

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  18. just lovely--i esp. love your xmas card:)

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  19. Well it looks like you are a smashing success with your stamps Karen! You know how much I love that top card and the Christmas one reminds me of Charles Dicken's days...looks almost like parchment...LOVE IT!

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  20. You and PCD's stamps are a perfect match and these cards showed us what a great designer you are! I love both!

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  21. Karen hey girl! Just wanted to tell you that your rock! You did an amazing job on this release and I'm so glad to have you on the team!

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  22. congrats on your elegant stamp debut again, girl!! both cards are fabulous!!! love them!

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  23. What fabulous cards!
    I love the autumn leaves of the first and the sobriety of the second.

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  24. Gorgeous! How do you make such simple cards so fantastic? I just love stopping by your blog.

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  25. congrats on designing a stamp set! That is so cool! Love both the cards!

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  26. You're so talented Karen!
    These two cards are quite different but equally stunning!

    TFS!! Always a pleasure to come and visit you ;-)

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  27. Beautiful cards! You can find the doilies at Michaels in the MS Section :)

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  28. I love both your cards specially the first one!Thankyou for your sweet comment on my blog!Have a great day!

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  29. both fantastic cards! But the background you create on the top one is absolutely stunning! LOVE it! :)

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