Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Creative Christmas Cards with Sparkle and Shine: Brae-er Team Blog Hop

Welcome to our November Team Brae-er Blog Hop that focuses on "Holidays" in anticipation of the Christmas holiday. (My first time to participate and I'm super excited!)  You will see creations from our team that may include stamp sets, patterned paper, inks, embellishments and more from the Close To My Heart Autumn Idea book and new mini Holiday Guide. To purchase any of the items seen in our blog hop today, kindly contact your local consultant to place an order.
We hope that you will take the time to leave comments on our posts, as we really love feedback from our blog viewers....whether it was something that you really liked or some new technique that was used that you would like to learn how to do....by leaving us comments, we get to hear what you like, and what you want to see. Thank you… now on to our hop!

If you have just hopped onto my blog, you can start here as this is a circular hop, but if you want to follow our team's blogs, then please start at the beginning at Brae's blog.  If you came from Michelle's blog then you are in the right place!

I have a card club that meets every month and this month we made some beautiful Christmas cards using the Sparkle & Shine Workshop on the Go kit, as well as Black, Whisper, Ruby and a bit of Honey ink.

This one was inspired by Katy Taylor.  You can check out her original here.

This tree card was designed by Diana Veenendaal.  I only made a few changes.  She's also got a fabulous tutorial on how to create the tree.  Check it out here.

And this last one was inspired by Wendy Coffman.  You can check out her original here.

It was a good challenge for me to use only the items in the WOTG to complete these five cards, and a lot of fun.  Interested in making 5 cards each month, from a set group of products?  Click here to find out more.

Your next stop on the Team Brae-er Hop is Crafty Carol.

If you get lost along the way, you can head to Brae's blog.  She has the complete blog list.

Thanks for hopping along with us - we hope we were able to inspire you to get creative using some of the designs, products and techniques seen along the way. Join us again in December when we will be featuring ideas to make for Valentines/family day etc.


  1. as beautiful on the blog as they were in your craft room!

  2. Krista, you make beautiful cards! Great job!! May have to lift some of these ideas.

  3. beautiful cards!! way to go! hope you can join more team blog hops!

  4. Gorgeous cards Krista! I love them all!


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