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Monday, November 16, 2015

CIE Put Some Extra Layers On

First and foremost, my heart is with all those touched by the attacks in Paris. How very tragic, how very sad. You just never know... do you?

For Paris, with Love

Canson watercolor
Winnie & Walter sentiment, heat embossed in Inkadinkado gold and Distress Ink black soot
Sizzix/SU embossing folder; SU twine

Cards in Envy: Put Some Layers On

It's the third Monday of the month, which means it's time for a new Cards in Envy challenge.

And, here's a pic of -- and supply list for -- the holiday card that will be going to Nationwide Children's Hospital via Send a Smile 4 Kids, which has a Holiday Cards 4 Kids Challenge going on right now.  :)

Doodlebug Designs; Recollections black, red, and white cardstock; SU gray cardstock
Stampin' Up! (retired) Crayola Christmas stamp
Creative Memories sticker letters, colored with black Sharpie
Lawn Fawn mini snowflake dies; Fiskars border punch
Creative Memories circle cutting system
Really Reasonable Ribbon ribbon
adhesives: Scotch ATG; Zig 2-way glue pen; Recollections foam squares
We really hope you will join us at Cards in Envy for this challenge. In addition to our "First Class" and "In the Mailbox" badges, we will be randomly selecting two entries to win children's books written by one of the CIE DT!
To qualify for badges and prizes, cards should be standard A2 size and be mail-able using a standard first class USPS stamp.
Parting Thoughts

The November challenge at Words 2 Scrap By is accepting entries until November 28. And, there's a chance to win a $10 gift certificate to Simon Says Stamp! Hope to see you at W2SB.  :)


  1. Love your cute Santa Sybrina! Awesome take on the challenge!

  2. super cute card, love all the layering with black, really makes it pop!!!

  3. Hi Sybrina! Your Peace on Earth card is gorgeous; something we all pray for these days. And your delightful Santa card will surely brighten a child's day!

  4. Hi Sybrina! Love the dimension on the Santa on this card. Beautiful card! Have a great day!