Stamped.

Jack o' Lantern

Happy Halloween!

It’s Halloweekend, and although celebrating holidays early is one of my biggest pet peeves, I’m thinking ahead to Christmas time.

I made another trip to Ravenna’s Scrap n Stamp Haven on Friday to use a gift card I received for my birthday. Although I passed by countless adorable embellishments, I impressed myself and resisted the urge to spend even more money on more random supplies I don’t necessarily need. So instead, I invested in some stamps for my Christmas cards.

After reading a few posts from other card makers in a scrapbooking LinkedIn group, I’ve decided to keep it simple this year. Some women make more than 100 Christmas cards each year–and I thought 50 or 60 was a lot! But those women generally use one design. I’m used to somewhat customizing my cards to the people who will be receiving them, but that is a lot of work. And the semester isn’t getting any easier!

So I plan to decide on one, maybe two, Christmas card designs and create an assembly line to put together each portion of the card. I’ll incorporate the stamps and green ink I bought in Ravenna the other day, but I’ll have to decide on papers, embellishments and layout some other day.

I’m excited to begin my cards, one of these days! It’s a little early, but I look forward to the Christmas season. Have you started your Christmas cards yet?

In the mean time, have a Happy Halloween!

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  1. Pingback: Ready, set, Christmas | Scraps of the Soul

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