Saturday, December 11, 2010

Colors, sketches, glitter and Disney!

Yes, this post is about all of these things!!!  First off, how about colors?
I usually find it hard to resist playing along with the Colour Q challenge and this week it was impossible to NOT play. It is a fabulous combo for Christmas but it works for so many other occasions, I plan to use it again.
I started out wanting to include snowflakes with my colored, embossed circles but it was too much so this makes my card fit any category that is "happy". 
The card base is Gemstones cardstock by Core'dinations, just with the most perfect shine. I discovered that this paper is sold by the sheet at Joann craft store and so you can buy as many pieces as you need, YEAH!  My circles are punched and then all of them were embossed with a Cuttlebug embossing folder and slightly sanded.  The finishing touch is my GLITTER brads and that fits with the Moxie Fab challenge right now to use glitter on a project. 
Now, we go to the Unscripted sketch for this week that always posts on Saturday.  You can see that I turned the sketch for my card.
I just love these papers from this collection by My Minds' Eye.  I cut the pieces out of one of the patterned papers for accents.

I pulled out my new label stamp set by My Favorite Things and this set included a die to cut the label just right.  I stamped it with brown ink and slightly rubbed it with a Fluid Chalk stamp pad that matched my papers. 
GOTTA share some photos from our recent Disneyland trip!
He was having so much fun trying on hats, this one is a Chip and Dale hat.

There are so many reasons that visiting Disneyland during the Holidays is amazing and all of the cute hats and Mickey ears are one of them.
 Look at these too.
 Big sissy had to try this cutie on.
Another photo from the fireworks show - every minute of it was amazing. I wish I could see it over and over again.

Thanks for visiting, Linda (lbpost)


Designer: Linda Beeson
Materials list:
Cardstock – Core Essentials and Gemstones/Core’dinations
Cuttlebug embossing folder
Glitter brads – Recollections
Circle punch – PaperShapers
Rub-on sentiment – Making Memories
Corner rounder punch - Fiskars


Materials list:
Cardstock – Core Essentials/Core’dinations
Patterned Paper – My Mind’s Eye
Label and sentiment stamps – My Favorite Things
Die cut label – My Favorite Things
Black Versafine stamp pad
Fluid Chalk stamp pads – Clearsnap
Decorative brad – Recollections
Foam tape – 3M


  1. Oh my Linda!! These are gorgeous sweetie!! LOVE your pretty papers and yummy colors!! TFS! HUGS

  2. Great cards, great pictures!!! :)

  3. My favorite part was the fireworks too!! I love that candy cane hat!! So much fun!!

  4. Hi Linda! I love how you used your colors this week! Your card is wonderful, love the embossing! thanks for playing the ColourQ challenge this week. Happy Holidays!

  5. Such lovely cards Linda!! I could look at your fab photos all day!

  6. I LOVE that first card!!! So perfect for the Q challenge!!!

  7. Awesome cards and love the pictures as always!

  8. Hey Linda! Thanks for entering the Glitter is Glam challenge in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you played along! :)