12 Days: Vintage Ornament Cards

Jul 20, 2019Christmas & Winter Holiday Cards4 comments

12 Days: Vintage Ornament Cards

Jul 20, 2019Christmas & Winter Holiday Cards4 comments

Join the Connie Can Crop monthly blog hop for tons of stocking related holiday project ideas! We have prizes too, so hop along today!

Welcome to my 1st annual 12 Days of Christmas {in July}

It’s never too early to start working on your Christmas and holiday projects, and it seems like companies start rolling out their holiday collections in July. So, now that we’re almost 5 months away from the day, it’s time to get rolling so we’re not rushing, or worse yet, not finishing projects all together!

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I’m starting off my 12-day blitz with a project I shared for the recent Craft Collabs event. It went live on Thursday, but the giveaway is still open, and available internationally!

How to Win:

The Little Paper Tree is generously sponsoring this giveaway hop! You can enter to win TWO Avery Elle Christmas stamp sets…

To enter, please fill out the Google Form. You’ll find a link at the hop stops. My stop is #1, so start there!

To see what The Little Paper Tree is all about, click here: https://www.thelittlepapertree.com/ I just recently started designing for them, so I would appreciate you taking a look! It’s a great store in the UK and is perfect for any of my international followers!

Don’t forget to hop along to see all of our ho-ho holiday designs! You have one week (until July 24, 2019) to enter. The winner will be selected on July 25th (5 months until Christmas!!) Best wishes!

Don’t forget to leave a comment at the end of the post to qualify for my quarterly giveaway!

It’s easier than it looks!

I just love this card – it’s a stunner and is pretty simple to do! The secret is using embossing to make the watercoloring super easy! If you want to get your kids involved with the crafting this year, this could be a great little project. Just emboss the ornaments for them and show them how to use a small brush with watercolors and let them have fun being creative with their color choices!

The card base is super simple too! A little ink blending, some splatter and a sentiment. Then, you just add some swirls behind the ornaments and you’re done! It would be easy to batch up these beauties and make a dozen or two to send this season.

Time to hop along!

Please visit and comment on each video on YouTube! Don’t forget to find the form link to enter the prize giveaway. These links will take you directly to the YouTube videos where each participant has the lineup in their description. Creating a blog post was not a requirement for the hop, so it’s best to hop over to YouTube now, leave a comment for me and hop along!

  1. Nicole Watt – https://youtu.be/5VQTmA_m-Zk
  2. Teresa Russell – https://youtu.be/LJuFb9GRU4k
  3. EK Gorman – https://youtu.be/-NWDveaTkBM
  4. Janie LaCasella Rinta – https://youtu.be/HCCg5c5zAgA
  5. Tasha RJ – https://youtu.be/6cUPdaFi6XI
  6. Charlotte Ehrukainen – https://youtu.be/Et_-a9r9tAE
  7. Gale Williams-Thompson – https://youtu.be/udHPgl9QCFs
  8. Sladjana Donna Perisic – https://youtu.be/BjnTm_dM13g
  9. Laura Volpes – https://youtu.be/v2wHAZdXDLY 
  10. Jasmine Burgess – https://youtu.be/AFN1wiGlHTc
  11. Annalisa Gibson – https://youtu.be/95uvKwzabso
  12. Becky Bac – https://youtu.be/3kwgrpXwprk
  13. Jeanie Ellis – https://youtu.be/49BdlgnqT1s
  14. Betz Golden – https://youtu.be/h47I9eHyC1Y
  15. Adrianne Galvin – https://youtu.be/M2R8jf-eloo
  16. Sami Williams – https://www.youtu.be/p5fGqOut8Uo
  17. Jessica Francisco – https://youtu.be/gxsVKGn19MQ
  18. Jeni Machon – https://youtu.be/MN99l3eAVKI

Be sure to stop back tomorrow for more Christmas goodness!

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MFT: Stencils & Coordinating Supplies

Welcome back for another My Favorite Things list!
Today’s list features stencils and products that work really well with them. I am in L-O-V-E with stencils.

For the Craft Collabs Christmas in July Hop (July 2019). Featuring, Christmas Memories stamps & dies (Photo Play Paper). For more details including a process video, click through. #pmretreat #photoplaypaper #photoplay #vintagechristmas #retrochristmas #christmasornaments #christmascard #christmas #handstamped