Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Christmas Card Kick Off - Day 2

Loving PSA Essentials?   Our friends Chica and Jo are giving away a bundle of PSA Essentials goodies at http://www.chicaandjo.com/ today!  Be sure to leave a comment here AND at Chica & Jo's site to enter to win this prize package valued at over $150. 






Yesterday I shared a modern, clean and simple approach to Christmas card making using PSA Peel & Stick stamps.  Today I’d like to show a completely different perspective.   Our designer Melissa Phillips makes beautiful cards using doilies, lace, charms, rhinestones, bows, stitching, and patterned papers.   The mixture of texture creates such interest.   Each card is a true work of art.  I can’t imagine how long each of these cards took her to make but I am sure the process is quite lengthy.   You can tell she puts a lot of love into these cards!  Thank-you Melissa. 
First up, a traditional card stamped “Joy” with PSA Vanilla Peel & Stick stamps.   Melissa also used PSA North Pole for the bells.  This is a new Peel & Stick pack this Fall.  (To see all the new packs - we have 7 new ones - click here:   http://www.psaessentials.com/psaoriginals.htm .  Whimsy Tree is my favorite!  Let me know which is yours!) 
























Next, Melissa used PSA North Pole featuring “Merry Christmas”.   How much are you loving the music sheet as the background?
























Lastly, Melissa created this card using 3 stamps from PSA Treo.   She used the snow flake, “joy peace love” and the Christmas tree from just this one Peel & Stick pack.   This card is lots of fun, and again – you can really tell she put a lot of love into this!


















































See you tomorrow for part 3 of my Christmas card feature! 

Stamp Supply Spotlight (other materials unavailable at this moment from Melissa).
1. Vanilla Peel & Stick (PSA Essentials),  North Pole Peel & Stick (PSA Essentials.)
2.  Tree-O Peel & Stick (PSA Essentials)
3. Tree-O Peel & Stick (PSA Essentials)

40 comments:

  1. Treeo is my favorite...I LOVE the palm tree with the Christmas lights!!

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  2. Cupcake is my favorite.
    Your cards are gorgeous!
    *smiles*
    debbi

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  3. I am an avid rubber stamper but have never tried this type before. It looks very cool! I even see that you have your address on there :)

    Brenda
    bsburn@emailgarden.com

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  4. All the stamps are great - love the Whimsy Trees.

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  5. I love to do my own Christmas card but have little talent. This is a great way for the artistically challenged to get creative. I love the vanilla lettering because I can see so many uses for them.

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  6. These are all so creative! I've bookmarked the site for ideas!

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  7. Great stamp sets. J and C "made" us pick one favorite. How is that possible? :)

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  8. Love the whimsy cakes! So cute! I've bookmarked the site for project ideas

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  9. Wow! These cards are blowin' me away. . .such talent! :-)

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  10. Great cards and thanks for pointing me in the direction of Chica and Jo's!
    hugs,
    Gini

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  11. Cute cards and loved skipping over to chica and jo's. I would have to say I love snoopy so hope some cards are coming with the Peanuts Gang. Hugs, Lori

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  12. Oh wow! Loving the formality of Melissa's creations. The elegance and the assemblage of embellishments is fabulous! Kerry

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  13. This is awesome! Love those cards from Melissa.

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  14. Your stamps are awesome! I discovered you thanks to Chica and Jo :)

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  15. each one of these cards are fabulous.... and what a great giveaway.. thks for letting all of us know... hugs xo bonnierose

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  16. I had never seen your stamps before I read Chico and Jo's blog. So I am visiting for the first time. The Christmas card projects are lovely. Such inspiration! I'd love to try out your stamps! Thanks for the chance to win!

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  17. I think that the Peel & Stick stamp system would be so fun to use! I first saw them over on Chica & Jo, and I'm definitely intrigued. I'd love to win the giveaway, too!

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  18. I have always loved circle stamps these are so cute!! The rudolf ones are so cute! I love the embellished ones :)

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  19. Great stamp sets! Your Rudolph one tugs at my heart. I was sent by Chica and Jo with my fingers crossed.

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  20. Love the cards! Thanks for sharing!

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  21. Thanks to Chica and Jo you've got me hooked! I have a wish list all set for Christmas! I'm a big nerd for skeleton stuff like the adorable skelanimals. I would love if you came up with some for dia de los muertos too!!

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  22. I love all the things you can do with these stamps! I own a PSA personalized stamp, but now I am excited about adding more themes, especially the Christmas trees and snowflakes for Christmas cards and scrapping. I saw this on Chico and Jo's today and had to enter to win the packet of great prizes they are giving away.

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  23. I love the "LOVE" collection for peel'n'stick. It's perfect for weddings, anniversaries, valentine's day or just whenever you want to tell someone you love 'em.

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  24. Wow! What a great giveaway. I love when things are made to work well together. Makes life so much easier and still keep the creative juices flowing.

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  25. These cards and tags are absolutely beautiful. I love PSA Essential products!

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  26. Chica and Jo sent me here...great product (and awesome giveaway!) My family and I are planning on getting together and have a family-fun Christmas card making session and this would be a great product to help make that possible! Love the Whimsy Trees, too! :)

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  27. I also came here from C & J- they always have great ideas and this is no exception. Love your stuff!

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  28. I'm here from C & J. I love the above cards. Wow, I better get going on mine. I'm running out of town. This gives me some really great ideas.
    chipdip2010(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  29. Wow! Popped over via Chica & jo's site to enter the giveaway but am blown away by all the creative things you can do with these stamps!

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  30. Your cards are Amazing!!! What a fabulous giveaway, hopeing to win!!

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  31. I'm here from Chica & Jo's. Beautiful cards!

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  32. I'm here from Chica and Jo's, love it all!! :)

    Sarah (sarit.gabay1@gmail.com)

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  33. Love the product-thanks to Chica and Jo's for sending me this way.

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  34. oh treo. it fits perfectly with that vintage-themed card. :)

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  35. Now that I see it in action, I like the Wimsy Tree too!! And I also am loving the music sheet as the background.
    A big thanks out to you and to Chica and Jo! Happy Holidays to all!!!

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  36. just came in from Chica and Jo'd giveaway...massive ! Love how the PSA stamps can be used for CAS cards, and really fancy cards too. Love you Libby !

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  37. Gorgeous cards! I entered the giveaway, keeping my fingers crossed. My favourite is the Snoopy Christmas set, it brings back a lot of childhood memories.

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