Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Holiday Cards - Part One

Hello everyone! Stephanie here and I'm super excited to be kicking off a month-long card making extravaganza here on the Counterfeit Kit Challenge Blog. Cards are one of my favorite things to make. When I am struggling to create a layout or mini album, I'll start working on a card instead … it always gets my creative juices flowing!

Since it's December and we're officially entering the holiday season, I thought I'd share a few Christmas cards that I made. Here is the kit that I pulled together to create my cards. You'll notice that my kit does not emphasize the traditional Christmas colors of red and green … nor does it feature papers from holiday collections. This is the Counterfeit Kit Challenge, after all, and the goal is using up your stash of supplies. I thought it would be fun to share some tricks + tips on how to use everyday papers on holiday cards :)

My kit includes - several 6x6 patterned papers from a variety of manufacturers. I've also got 3 rolls of washi, a Maggie Holmes embossing folder, some cream shipping tags, white and gold embossing powder and 7 different stamps …. 6 are Christmas-themed and 1 (the skyline) is not.

And here is the first card that I made -

I hope you're inspired to get started on some holiday cards.
Be sure to stop by tomorrow to see more Christmas cards made using this kit! 


  1. Love that your kit is not traditional colors but the elements carry the season through.

  2. lovely kit and card. very inspiring!

  3. A great kit Stephanie, I've a lot to live up to on Thursday!

  4. 'Super cute kit and wonderful start with the cards :)


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