Thursday, July 15, 2021

Quick Card Front Cards

Well it is summer and now there is lots going on here. Not only have I had company but now the garden is starting to produce. I am so thankful for a great hubby who is helping me with the taking care of the vegetables. It seems the chemo pills I am taking are really affecting my joints and muscles and I seem weak in a lot of ways now and always tired. Also my fingers no longer have the right feeling at the tips of them and so it is harder for me to pick up things or use them. I have a dickens of a time putting my earrings in now. LOL But I did manage to get a few Christmas cards completed using the Stamplorations Quick Card Fronts. I will share them with you today. I still have more of the designs to work with and I bought five packets and they have six card fronts in each packet so it amounts to quite a few. Here is the first one.



For the card above I used a light gray card stock base to layer the front on and used some red ink from The Rubbernecker for the sentiment which is from Penny Black. I love the look of it.

And below is the next card I made using some Sandy Beach card stock for the base. And the sentiment used on that is a die from Lil' Inker Designs. I love how that looks too with the beige and brown tones on it.



I love poinsettias in any color and these really looked amazing to me. I thought using red for the sentiment was a perfect fit.

Well since hubby is fishing today I think I will work on more of the card front Christmas cards. But this will add ten to my stash. I still need a lot more though so it sure is handy to have some easy and beautiful ways of making them now that my fingers don't want to work right. Hard for me to color too which really bums me out but such is life. We have to adapt I guess!

Thanks for the visit and I am loving all the comments you leave me. Please forgive me for not responding but since I no longer get email notification it is hard to keep up. I hope your week is going well. So until next time take care.

God bless, Verna

23 comments:

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Ina G said...

I love those card fronts from STAMPlorations and I will be using them for some of my cards this year. They really are so beautiful and on such lovely thick card stock. Beautiful Verna. Hope your health improves for you soon. Hugs.

Doreen said...

Beautiful cards Verna, I am so sorry you are having trouble with the Chemo Pills, I do hope things start to improve soon.xxx

Carol L said...

Those card fronts make gorgeous Christmas cards, and I'm glad you're able to work with them since you're having difficulty with your hands. Sending healing prayers your way - you're amazing the way you always push forward in spite of obstacles! Hugs!

Barbara said...


These cards are Fabulous! You keep on crafting even when you are busy and not feeling well. I adore your outlook!

Maria said...

Your cards are very beautiful!! Lovely card fronts for your Christmas cards!! You’re truly an inspiration with making wonderful creations while experiencing difficulty with your hands! I will keep you in my prayers, hugs!!

Lisa Babitz said...

These are both beautiful, and the die cut and stamped greetings you added coordinate perfectly!

Brenda in IN said...

Wow, these are lovely and how wonderful there is a quick and easy way to do the cards. I love the beige and blue colors. I hate that the medicine to help is causing so much distress for you. Is this just a trial run to see if it works? Maybe they can change it if it doesn't work.

Judy Woodland said...

Beautiful cards, I love the colors. Must be so frustrating that you can't do the things you are used to doing. Good for you for keeping on keeping on.....I so admire your tenacity. Hang in there, my friend, this too shall pass. Hugs~

Patti J said...

These are simply gorgeous, Verna! These panels are wonderful! Thanks for sharing!

Dawn S. said...

Lovely cards! I especially like the first one. I'm glad that the card fronts are making it easier for you to do some crafting with your health issues.

TK said...

Your cards are perfect, Verna! They look great, and beautiful, and a great plus that you can make them quickly

kiwimeskreations said...

Oh Verna, so sorry to hear of the collateral neuropathy...that's a hard blow :(
T=You will appreciating your hubby all the more.
Love your cards, and your use of the ink colours with the card fronts is stunning
Stay safe
Blessings
Maxine

Donna Ellis said...

Wow! Verna, your card fronts are AMAZING, and the resulting pretty cards are lovely! I'm sorry to hear about the side effects of chemo, and wish you did not have to go thru the protocols, but I am ever-so-grateful you are finding strength to do the things you most love. Sending lots of healing wishes your way. love, de

Vicki Dutcher said...

Those card fronts are just amazing! You made them sing :)

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Sandra H said...

So beautiful

Diane said...

Beautiful cards Verna, a very pretty and fabulous way to get your holiday cards done!

Shona Erlenborn said...

Such gorgeous results from those card fronts Verna! They came at just the right time for you too! It's wonderful that you have a way to create without the stress. I'm sorry about the effects that the treatments are having and hope that this will get better soon. Hang in there my friend.

SewPaperPaint said...

They may be quick, but are just as beautiful! Love both so much! Hugs, Autumn

Sharyn Polesel said...

These are both beautiful, Verna. I didn't know you were under the weather. I'm sorry to hear that your medicine is causing so many problems. Take care and I hope you feel better soon.

Mac Mable said...

What beautiful card fronts and the most beautiful Christmas cards x. Sending love and hugs to you Verna x.

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

Those card fronts are just wonderful! You make me fall in love with them, too!

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