Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Our Christmas Cards

Hi friends! We are home today since I have two kids with colds. Sigh...that's ok. I'm fine with hanging out at home. I certainly do not want to go to any stores!

Today, I'm showing the Christmas cards that I mass produced for our family and friends. Sadly, I haven't gotten these mailed off yet. Hopefully, I will today. We'll see. Not sure how that will work with two sick kids.

I made a few different variations on the same card. I made some bright and fun ones with Echo Park's Everybody Loves Christmas. And I made more traditional ones with Echo Park's Merry Christmas.

Normally, I don't make our Christmas cards, I just send photo cards. But this year, I was chatting with D's Grandma about how people don't send cards anymore so I decided to make cards and put a picture in the envelope for those who like pictures. Personally, I love pictures because I get to see how everyones' families have changed over the year.
I experimented with the border punch on some of the cards. The ones in the pictures are my favorites. There are ones I just did a couple of since I didn't really end up liking them.

Can I just tell you that making the cards isn't nearly as labor intensive for me as addressing them? Oy! I don't mind the making part, but all the writing is a chore for me. Also, I'm not that organized so FINDING people's addresses wasn't an easy task either!

Hope you all have a VERY Merry Christmas! Or a WONDERFUL any other holiday you celebrate! OR a FABULOUS winter break if you don't celebrate any holiday. :)

Card Details:
Card Stock: white/cream
Patterned Paper: Echo Park Everybody Loves Christmas/Echo Park Merry Christmas
Stamps: Ippity Merry Kissmas, Ippity Season of Joy
Misc: Copic, border punches


  1. These are absolutely darling! I love the white base with the pop of Christmas colors up top. Very cute! I hope your kiddos are feeling better soon - not fun :(

  2. LOVE LOVE LOVE all the white space! I also love that each one had different paper--personalized almost:) LOVE IT! Must make some of these for next year--I'm still working on the three cards I need to send out! LOL--behind behind! YOU ROCK!

  3. I love them all! Very cute, great variety :)

  4. These are all wonderful! Love the bright happy colors and all the white space makes me think of snow :) Your family and friends are going to love getting those in their mailbox :)

  5. I feel you on the addressing Christmas cards. Mine have been turned into New year's cards at this point! LOL! :)

  6. Beautiful cards. I love that tree. Wishing you a Very Merry Christmas!

  7. Love all of those! Just thought I would share that I using mailing labels for my xmas cards. I created a document in Word and just have to update it every year with new friends and may have to change an address or two. It probably doesn't look the greatest but when they open up the envelope and see the card you made WITH YOUR BARE HANDS, they'll forget all about your label :)