Thursday, August 2, 2007

Christmas in August!

I decided that since I never issue challenges, I'm going to throw one out there today.
It's the beginning of August, and after CHA, I'm revved up to clean out my stash of paper, in preparation for all the new fun designs and patterns that will be coming out in the scrapbook stores shortly.

My challenge to you is this. You've got a wad of Christmas paper jamming up your patterned papers, right? I challenge you to pull out those Christmas patterns that can double as regular paper. Pull it all out, and make as many thank you, birthday or all occasion cards that you can with it. USE IT UP! GIT R GONE! Open up some space so that when those yummy new papers come out, you'll have room to put them.

There are no rules, use whatever stamps you want, whatever Christmas paper you want. I've used old Basic Grey patterned paper on these thank-you cards. So old, in fact, that I have no clue what pattern it is! The stamp set is "French Mail" by Crafty Secrets.


Flossie's Follies said...

Love the card and the frame stamp around the Eifle Tower, that background paper is perfect.

chelemom said...

Sooo pretty! I did use up some old Michael's paper...check out my blog and see if you recognize the paper! I heard about the bridge yesterday....glad you are ok. Heard where you were at the time....: )

mum on the run said...

Hi! Love your card, it's so beautiful!

I took up your challenge and used my Christmas Papers on a Birthday card, if you'd like to see it's at :

TFL :)

Heather said...

COOL card LZ!! I will take up your challenge - but like a week or so from now when I can FIND my stinkin' Christmas papers! LOL

Bethany Paull said...

Lovely! Looks like you should be stocked up for a while. Love how you made "non-Christmas" cards with that paper.

Mona Lisa said...

Such a great challenge Lisa! I am loving this design - thanks for issuing that challenge. :)

Samm said...

What beautiful cards!!! and what a great idea!

Here's mine:
by Samm: Christmas in August??