Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Christmas Friends Sneak Peek Day #2

Hello Everyone!

Here are some more ideas for ways to use the new stamp set called Christmas Friends released by Papertrey Ink. You can purchase this set for $24 beginning Nov. 15 on the Papertrey website.

You will love all the unique images!

One of my favorites is the Christmas star. I think I use it on all of my projects! It is not a traditional five point star which makes it much more interesting and compelling to look at. There are two sizes which make it fun to create the starry night look for a background or to integrate with other stamps in the set.

This paper was BoBunny and had the sweetest wording in a very trendy font style. I thought the paper was more of the sentiment that sets the tone with thoughts like: "I believe in Santa", "tis the season", and "jingle bells".
COLORS:
I love the combo of a warm color (PTI's scarlet jewel cardstock) mixed with a cool wintry green.
HOLIDAY STAMPING TIPS:
When I designed this stamp set, I dimmed the lights and played my favorite piano Christmas music. It was so soothing and inspiring. Whenever I am working on Christmas related projects, I love to use it as an excuse to play a Christmas movie or CD. :) Hot cocoa is always fun, too! Just keep it a safe difference from your projects! Christmas is without question my favorite season of the year, so I have an extensive Christmas movie collection. I am always adding to it each year.
What's YOUR favorite Christmas movie?
I would love to hear! It's hard to decide between... Home Alone, The Grinch, TheMuppet Christmas Carol, Santa Clause, oh gee.... the list just goes on! Just this past week I gave myself a Birthday present and ordered the Jim Henson muppet movie: The Christmas Toy on DVD. Anyone remember that one? We had it recorded on VHS from when it was on TV when I was a kid, but it there wasn't enough tape to finish the movie, so I really don't remember the ending very well. I am looking forward to reliving the and sharing the childhood memories of this movie with my son this year!
Have a fabulous day! Keep dreaming...
Tiffany

10 comments:

  1. One of my all-time favorite Christmas specials is A Charlie Brown Christmas. Coming in second is It's A Wonderful Life, The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, A Christmas Story, Here Comes Santa Claus... Okay, I could go on forever :)

    I love the star...a lovely twinkle in the sky.

    Kim from CS (who will now go as Kimberly Ann, since there are so many Kim's out there)

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  2. I love your little star too :) I've had different "favorites" over the years, my current favorite is Elf! Silly I guess, but I think that movie is SO funny! And of course It's a Wonderful Life will never go out of style!

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  3. A lovely rich and elegant card - I love your tip about getting into the mood and listening to Christmas music!

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  4. My all time favorite movie is White Christmas. I have loved this move since I was a kid. I watched it everytime it was on TV. So much so that my Dad really got tired of it!

    Can't wait to see the full set!

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  5. Am loving the sneak peeks of this set -- really, really lovely. I bought two Christmas sets last month, but gee whiz, how am I going to control myself *this* month? I think my all-time favorite Christmas movie is A Charlie Brown Christmas and it's so fun to be able to share it with my daughter now.

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  6. Family Man. Love it - DH and I watch it every year. We can relate to it even more with a 3yr old tucked away upstairs now !
    Beautiful cards !

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  7. Gorgeous card. I love the colors and your little star is so sweet.

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  8. what a beautiful card. and, you've designed an amazing stamp set!

    God bless!
    Barbara

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  9. I have to say I love "Christmas Vacation." I never get tired of watching it!

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  10. Natalie WintersteinNovember 12, 2009 at 1:19 PM

    I love many of the above mentioned movies, but a favorite growing up was "All I Want For Christmas". Really cute!

    Love the stamp set and can't wait for the release! :)

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