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Hello everyone! It’s Kelly Klapstein here today. I thought for December I would change things up a bit and design a card sketch for the Sketchy Challenge, hoping that everyone would enjoy making Christmas cards. Here is my card: I used Creative Memories papers, Border Punch System and pen. With the leftover confetti bits from the border punch, I added them as ‘snowball’ embellishments. I used the Creative Memories marker to doodle on the 3 white triangle trees and to write my sentiment “let it snow.” Here are some samples of more cards that my friends made last weekend using the sketch: As you can see, the creative possibilities for this card sketch are limitless! I hope you join in the fun… because we will also be featuring many of your Christmas cards on Facebook and Instagram too! Remember to upload all your cards and layouts to the Sketchy Gallery!…

We have sooooooooooo many things go be thankful for!!!!! I have so enjoyed these past few weeks of THANK YOU cards that we have been featuring on our blog! Thank you Kim Gowdy for creating this card featuring May Arts Ribbon, DCWV and Sizzix! SUPPLIES: DCWV cork, Sizzix dies, May Arts twine, Stampin’ Up! cardstock, Beacon Adhesives. The DCWV cork is so much fun to work with! Mix it with some Sizzix dies and some of our favourite May Arts twine and you’ve got t made! Happy Thankful Thursday everyone

Monday morning is here and we are grateful and thankful for all Core’dinations ColorCore cardstock and Sizzix do for the paper craft industry! Connie Nichol has paired these two great companies up – and they do look great together SUPPLIES: Core’ dinations ColorCore cardstock and sanding block, Sizzix embossing folders, dies and stamps, Clearsnap ink, May Arts ribbon, Tombow Xtreme adhesive. Have a happy Monday everyone!

It is a perfect day to say THANK YOU to someone special! We would like to say thank you to Graphic 45 for so many wonderful years of inspiring us all with their beautifully designed products! As a thank you – our design team member created this card featuring Graphic 45 SUPPLIES: Stampin’ Up! cardstock and ribbon, Graphic 45 patterned paper, Tombow Dual Brush markers, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L. Kim created this card using the Graphic 45 – Raining Cats & Dogs collection. Happy Sunday!

In light of all the world events that are happening – I have been truly enjoying our Thankful theme of cards over the past few months.  We all have so much to be thankful for. Todays card, Designed by Kerry Engel,  features products from the inkiest of companies – Clearsnap SUPPLIES: Canadian Scrapbooker Super Stock, Clearsnap ColorBox Fluid Chalk ink, pigment ink and re-inkers, Quietfire Design and Magenta stamps, May Arts ribbon, Tombow pen and adhesives. Take a moment today – give someone a hug – tell someone thank you – send a smile to a stranger. Love and gratefulness is powerful. Happy Thursday!

Kim Gowdy was playing with the Momenta Art-C Groove Tool in our latest web show! Here are some of her creations SUPPLIES: Core’dinations ColorCore Cardstock Canadian Scrapbooker Super Stock Sizzix dies, embossing folder, Sizzix die cutting machine Impression Obsession stamps Art-C Groove tool distributed by Momenta Tombow Xtreme and Mono Adhesive Clearsnap pigment ink, ColorBox Fluid Chalk ink and Smooch ink Clearsnap stencils Aladine Izinks ink distributed by Clearsnap May Arts Ribbon Gesso Watch this show to see how this awesome tool works! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4WN3iJ41JfY Get your groove on!

Connie Nichol has designed another gorgeous Thank you card – as we continue our season of thanking our amazing sponsors! Today we are thanking – QUICK QUOTES! Thank you for all you do in the scrapbooking industry – we truly appreciate it! SUPPLIES: Quick Quotes patterned paper and ink, Quietfire Design stamp, May Arts ribbon, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L. Have a wonderful Thursday everyone

Are you feeling merry today? Well, it’s November now and you might as well get used to the Christmas jingles and décor every way you look. For me, the Christmas season doesn’t start until a certain coffee shop releases their holiday cups… That’s right. I get giddy inside and I instantly want to hoard keep my first empty cup in order to scrapbook it later. I am immediately ready to tackle the season head on while I fill up my planner with parties and traditions. It’s pretty much the most exciting time of the year! Isn’t that right? Fa La La La La! You should be singing Fa La La La La, if you noticed how the branches of the tree were raised in the photo above. That’s right, its an amazing framelit from Stampin’ Up! that coordinates with the Peaceful Pines stamp set. Quite easy and quite amazing. Christmas…

T’is the season of reflection – being grateful, being thankful and simply saying THANK YOU! We are continuing our quest of posting THANK YOU cards featuring products from all our sponsors of the Great Canadian Scrapbook Carnivals this past Sept in Calgary and Edmonton!  We are so grateful and thankful for all they do for everyone in the scrapbooking industry! Today’s card is designed by Connie Nichol and features Close To My Heart and Karen Foster Design SUPPLIES: Close To My Heart cardstock, patterned paper, embossing folder and ink, Karen Foster Design swirl burst brad and stamp, May Arts ribbon, Brother sewing machine, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L. THANK YOU once again – we truly appreciate all you have done for us!

The thank you cards are keepin on – keepin on! This Monday morning we are thanking Stampendous and Spellbinders!  Two wonderful companies who both stir our creative souls! Cathie Allan designed this card featuring both Stampendous and Spellbinders Here are the main products that she used. Thank you once again to these two companies for sponsoring our Great Canadian Scrapbook Carnivals – we truly appreciate it! Want to take a Cathie Allan class? Cathie is coming to Winnipeg Nov 6-7th! Don’t miss out! CLICK HERE to REGISTER TODAY