Tuesday, December 16, 2008

I'm done shopping!!!

Just need to wrapped all the presents and I'm done! Well, all the gifts for friends and family are done but not for my Toni. She's 8 years-old and I think she starting to know that Santa is Mom but really don't want to believe that knowing that she won't receive anything from him...LOL! This weekend, I asked her if she can make a letter for Santa (I think hearing from me saying that I don't have extra money for a lot of gifts this year) she wants Santa to give her a Marley and Me book (I wanted to cry when she said that) but, then she started adding stuff on her Santa list...LOL!


Anyway, I haven't been creating lately, been stressed and tired of the house hunting and by the time I get home, I just want to go to bed. I actually made this card sometime last week, when Dawns a.k.a. FlowerGal36 was the Featured Stamper on SCS. This is the card I CASE'd, I really like the colors that she used, so I kept everything the same and just change the image. The main image is from Whipper Snapper, Lovely Christmas Presents.

44 comments:

dpkennedy said...

Wow Catherine, it's gorgeous! I love the color combo! The ribbon and swiss dot bg with those corners are fabulous! Love it!

Ashley C. Newell said...

This card is great! I LOVE swiss dots and don't use it enough! Great color combo!

Holly said...

This is such a rich looking card Catherine. The colors really are fabulous together!
Eight is such a great age and Toni sounds like a real sweetheart.

Emma said...

Gorgeous card...beautiful colours.
Wished I done all my shopping, going tomorrow but not looking forward to it. I am feeling sorry for myself as I am in pain with a bad back :-(
Emma x

Diane said...

Oh so pretty Catherine!

Tina said...

Awesome card!

Margie said...

Beautiful!

Rose Ann said...

Congratulations on getting your shopping done, Catherine!! I love your card!! Super cute image, and yummy papers!!

Claudia said...

Wow Catherine - This is really cute! I like the brown and green together. Try to be patient with the house hunting - you want to find the perfect place for you and your daughter. It will come, in time. Enjoy the holiday!

Manna said...

Awesome card, as always! I do like this combo now that you put 'em together, LOL! TFS!

Dani said...

Ooo, I love that color combo! Such a cute card, fab job!

Cindy Haffner said...

So lovely.

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Beautiful card Catherine. Love the color combo and that image. Great ribbon too. :) Hope that the house hunt gets easier, it's a lot to deal with. Good thing the holidays are almost here, hopefully it will give you something else to focus on. :)

Heather said...

This is BEAUTIFUL!!!
Hannah saw Santa over the weekend. She too is a little unsure of him and if he is real or not. He asked her to sit on his lap. She just looked at him. TR ran right over. She waited. He then asked her to come and tell him what she wanted for Christmas. She came a little closer and gave him the Hannah look. She then said "If you are Santa, you should already know what I want. So, I am not telling you!" lol!!!!!
Hope you and Toni have a wonderful Christmas.

Jessie/knightrone said...

This is too cute!!

Savitri said...

Your card is fabulous (as always) and I am glad you're done shopping! Toni sounds so sweet too. I'm glad you have her in your life!

Carmen O. said...

This card is Gorgeous! I love the colors, they make it look so elegant. Beautiful!

Theresa said...

Wow, I am impressed! I've barely started shopping. Love your gorgeous card. Very elegant, yet fun at the same time.

Kristen Hermanny said...

I love the color! I love the polka dots, I love the bow. Did I mention that I love it!!!?

Joan Ervin said...

What gorgeous colors and I love that cute stamp....such beautiful coloring, too!!!

Alexandra said...

Beautiful card Catherine - love the warm, rich colors you used!! I remember when my little girl decided she did not believe in Santa anymore! Last year she told me but I suspect she knew before then but did not want to say anything - LOL! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

Brooke S said...

OK! So you are faster than I am!!! You already know I love Ya! You ROCK !!
Brooke

Rita said...

I luv this card & the color combo is beautiful! Doesn't it feel good to be done shopping? Now you can relax a little!

WhimsicalThoughts said...

Love the ard Catherine, you did a fab job!

~amy~ said...

FAB card Catherin...take it easy my dear!

Jen said...

Awesome color combo, Catherine!!! Also love your outstanding coloring!!!

BTW - your "TomTom" actually sounds like something nasty... LOL!!!

Hugs,
Jen

Lorie said...

Your card is great! Hang in there in the house hunting...you'll find one! HUGS!!

nessy said...

oh love that image ~not seen that one!! wonderful card ~love those colours together!!
so nearly done on your xmas shopping ~me too ~my 11 year old still believes in father christmas!! so still having to hide it all wrapped in father xmas paper!! ha ha
have a fun day
vanessa xx

Joy said...

you are such a sweet mom. my daughter definitely believes in Santa and I want that innocence to last forever! they are kids who need to enjoy the magic and experience the beauty of Christmas. So be strong and take care of yourself. I know what you mean when all you want to do is sleep. I have so much to do but so little time! hang in there! and this too shall pass =)

Rach said...

Catherine this is gorgeous a fabulous card, hope that you have a wonderful christmas. hugs rachxxx

Nancy said...

Love the dots and Dew Drops! Very pretty card. Good luck with the house hunting; I know that can be exhausting.
Hugs!

Lynette said...

Beautiful card - I love it! Your coloring is so awesome.

Congrats on being done with your shopping. I wish I was. And good luck with your house hunting.

Chris Scrappin and Stampin in Texas said...

Catherine,
I hate it that children are growing older, and thoughts of Santa. Would you kindly send me your address? I want to send something her way! Chris

Lauren said...

Gorgeous card! That brown satin ribbon is yummy.

Michelle Weerts said...

gorgeous card hun!

i might have to steal this colour combo for my next card.
xxx

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

Yeah!! It's always fun to get your shopping done!! :) What a darling creation!! TFS!

Trying to Stay Calm! said...

Stopping by to wish you a blessed and very Merry Christmas! ♥ Hugs! :) Shauna

Bethany Paull said...

They really are great colors together, esp with the bit of pale blue in your coloring. Hope you get a bit of time to relax, just for you. Hugs.

Michelle Ueligitone said...

Hang in there Catherine! I feel the same way that you do. Overwhelmed with all of the Christmas stuff I have to do, and Christmas will come before we know it, lol.

Love the colors of this card. I always like to use these two colors together (you know my addiction to brown). Have a wonderful week and it will all soon be over (hopefully, lol).

Carolina said...

What an adorable Featured Stamper card! Beautiful colors and love all the embellishments.

Good luck house hunting...I so hear you about it being exhausting. Take care of yourself!

Elena said...

Very beautiful card Catherine! Love the dots and the dew drops! Very beautiful coloring!
Hope that you will feel better and enjoy your Holidays!

E.T said...

it is a truly adorable card! No wonder you CASEd it!

Curt in Carmel said...

Your little Toni sounds like such a sweet angel! What a little sweetie. Finding out there is no Santa starts the "growing up too fast" stage. Prepare. . .Best, Curt

Lee (LuvLee on SCS) said...

Sooo sweet!!! I just love the corners and the dew drops!!! Ohhh make sure you get a little "you" time too....I'm sending you some HUGS!!!