Friday, December 3, 2010

My Christmas Fun...So Far

All I can say is thank goodness  I am a Fiskateer! Otherwise, I don't know if I would have had any Christmas cards made or if the bug for creating anything would have hit me yet. Today was the first day I felt like making it "look a lot like Christmas." I didn't get a whole lot done in that direction. However, everything from fall is now put away and there are a couple of things in their place to indicate that Christmas is fast approaching!

My goal is to share a few crafty Christmas items I have made in the last couple of months here on my blog over the next couple of weeks.


 Gail #6870, Lynn #7182 and Mary # 6811
In this post, I  want  to share are the great cards from the Snowmen Card Swap I hosted for the Fiskateers. First of all, I want to apologize to Ruby, who made some beautiful cards. Because I was so excited doing my first swap, I don't have a picture of either of the two designs she sent in. Ruby hosted her first card swap right before I did this one, so with that in mind, I am hoping she will know the excitement involved for me. This was a swap where you received the same number of cards you sent in. The choice was six or 12. Because I made 12 cards, I have pictures of 12 cards - somehow, one of them being my own. I was very careful to try not to give anyone else one of their own (unless they requested it)  and tried not to give anyone two cards from the same person. And, since I just took the picture today, and I did not wind up with one of Ruby's beautiful cards, I don't have one to show you. The caption under each card is the first name and Fiskateer number of each of the designers. I think all of the participants did a great job! Now I face a delema...do I actually use the cards, or do I hold on to them because they are special to me?


Tracy # 6773, Deb #7092 and Brenda #5151





Julie #5102, MaryAnn#5271 and Marianne #6701


Laura #7326, Teresa #6857 and Brandy # 6307

I hope you enjoyed seeing the cards, and if you are not a Fiskateer, and would like to know more about this great on-line crafting community, go to http://www.fiskateers.com/ and find out how you can join in all of the fun!
 






4 comments:

Maureen said...

Marianne, The cards are wonderful.... I have not made any yet....I did start up a blog... LOL now I dont know how to invite you to it... another LOL theres hardly any thing on my blog! guess we just need a good chit chat.... I hope you are feeling and doing fine. take care Hugs... Maureen

TracyM #6773 said...

Pretty set of cards Marianne & love your Christmas tableclother background :)

Like Maureen, I hope you're feeling and keep doing fine!!! Hope you get all your Christmas decorating done too ... I haven't started yet!

Great to see you back blogging too.

Jean-Marie said...

Great cards, Marianne! I love the designe and the colors/patterns. Happy New Year!!!

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