Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Masculine Christmas card

I had a customer request for a masculine Christmas card, no cute; e.g. she did not want "to a deer friend" or "merry chrismoose". So this is my card. I used Memory Box paper, scraps of Bazzill card stock (purplish burgundy color and white bling), SU sage shadow and plum markers, ribbon scraps, 3 MM snaps and my Cuttlebug snowflakes embossing folder. I wasn't quite happy with it, but the customer loved it. To quote my friend, Roberta, "Done is better than perfect."

How long has it been since I've entered my craft room? The remaining coaster calendars, despite the best of intentions, are still untouched (I have 18 to go...see previous post). We have all been taking turns being sick. Kathryn finally joined in last week with fever and congestion. Now I have her cold, minus the fever. This one is really mild compared to the one I had before T'giving. Nothing to really complain about, thankfully! I worked really hard the past two days trying to re-prioritize my "to do" list in preparing for the holidays. I still have ~5 gifts to make/purchase, package and send. Then I can finish up dh & our girls, then start on thank you notes. The teacher coaster calendars will have to be New Year gifts :) Eventually I will get to visit all of my favorite blogs. It has been too long! Please be patient with me :)


Leslie Hanna said...

Take care of life, first. Blog last. Congrats on doing New Year's prezzies for the teachers. I am not going to get to Holiday cards at all this year, so I'm thinking New Year's myself! ;-)

Shauna K said...

so cute!!! loving those lil moosen :D hehe. oh i hear ya about lack-of-crafting... lately the only crafts i've done are the card orders and swaps i've been in... too busy baking and wrapping :P

Linda Brun said...

June, great male card for the holiday.
Please take care of your health and get well, no worry about the blogs..We'll be here when you're fit for fight again .

Big get well hug to the whole family.

Hug, Linda

Anonymous said...

This card is perfect AND done!! Love it!! Big healthy hugs for you and your family!! Dang, gettin' a bug sucks!! Hugs and kisses!!

Amy Sheffer said...

I think this is fabulous, June! So sorry to hear your troops have been ill! I meant to call you all day - where do these hours go anyway? They disappear like socks from laundry!

Kay said...

Amazing card, June! I can see why your customer thought it was perfect! I hope you and your family get healthy soon so that you can all enjoy Christmas. Take care, sweetie! ♥♥ Kay

Windy Hills said...

Great card and so fitting for the season.

Martine said...

ooo this is beautiful sweetie :), Also just wanted to pop by and wish you a very merry christmas, i hope that you and your family have a lovely one :), Take care darlin



Anonymous said...

`Gorgeous` June..
Merry Christas!!!
Have fun:)xxx

Corie said...

Merry Christmas to you and your family!!

Big hugs,

lauren bergold said...

well i think these moose are clearly relishing their role as the handsome focal point of such an elegant holiday greeting! ♥

(of course, mentally i am still saying, "MERRY CHRISTMOOSE" at the top of my silliest voice to your customer!!!!!!!!!!) (b/c i'm CVERY MATURE like that! lol) :)