Christmas Cards I Made This Year 30


Alright, you ready to see a whole lot of pictures?

I didn’t do a video on these because I spent my time enjoying making these with my best friend ever for crafting, scrapbooking, playing with our Cricuts and watching movies….

But I wanted to share them anyway!

We’ll start with the Christmas Peppermint Delight Cookies that are MY FAVORITE!!! Yummy!

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These are some finished pics of the “Tree Cards” made with those lego blocks for embossing stamps.Ā  I made about 18 of these cards all together…

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These two were my FAVORITES this year for Christmas cards, I made a bunch of them and they are from A Child’s Year Cricut Cartridge, which I can not tell you enough how much I LOVE that cartridge!!! šŸ™‚Ā  I used Tim Holtz Liquid Pearls to accent these with the metallic shines they have, and I think they are just perfect!

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These are for the “boys” in my family, my family is a family of skiers!Ā  I think my dad had us on skies before we could walk šŸ˜‰Ā  So I made these three from Everyday Paper Dolls Cricut Cartridge, used some frosted lace Stickles for snow, and called it a card!Ā  šŸ™‚

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Some more simple cards, I made a lot this year, so I kept them simple and sweet, like these snowmen cut from Winter Woodland or the Snow Flake Christmas Tree Ornament from Target

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Finally,

A very VERY simple card that I just couldn’t resist making! Have I mentioned how much I love A Child’s Year???

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Ok, well that is a little look at the collection of cards I made with Becca this Christmas season!Ā  I should see if she took pics of hers I should post them šŸ˜‰

Have a great night…

I do want to mention, with Christmas next week, you may only see one video between now and the New Year, we are gearing up for a LOT of fun and Exciting things here, but I still want my family and Christmas with them to come first šŸ™‚Ā  Hope you all understand and look forward to Friday and then a little time “off” šŸ™‚


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30 thoughts on “Christmas Cards I Made This Year

  • Rhonda H

    I’m actually glad it won’t be until Friday because I’ll be out of pocket all day tomorrow!! You may have to post the peppermint cookie recipe, though!

  • Mary Rievley

    Hi Megan. I’m looking forward to Friday. With all you have been doing lately, you should take a break. My family comes first, so I certainly won’t hold it against you to do the same.

  • Janice M.

    Your cards are so pretty! I guess I never thought about using ACY for my Christmas cards! How sweet they are!
    Happy Holidays to you and your family! Looking forward to 2010 at Above Rubies Studio!

  • Lisa

    I totally understand that you are going to put family first. I will be doing the same thing. I can’t wait for the announcement and I wish you and yours a very merry christmas and a blessed new year!!

  • Jen McLaughlin

    Those are such cute cards Megan! Thanks for sharing. I just got my “Child’s First Year” cartridge. I wasn’t gonna get it but after seeing what all you did I changed my mind. After looking through the book I’m amazed. It didn’t do it justice looking at the picture of what it does. WOW! Glad to hear you’re spending time with the family, ENJOY, you never get those times back again! Much love, God Bless and Merry Christmas! Jen

  • Cynthia Guy

    Megan, these cards are sooooo beautiful! What an amazing talent you have. šŸ™‚ I miss seeing your smiling face..I hope you are doing well today.

  • Brenda

    Merry Christmas and Happy holidays Megan and all. Please put your family first, but do make some time just for you also!!! We will still be here. Great cards. I have some that I will finish this weekend that will include gift cards in them for Christmas. See you on Friday for your announcement !!!

  • Kris Reeves

    Great cards, Megan! You’ve been very busy and it’s paid off in the lovely array of cards you’ve gotten done! I wouldn’t mind the recipe for those cookies either! Merry Christ-mas!

  • Rose

    I’m a newbee to the Cricut and card world. Your cards give me inspiration. It is so nice of you to share (your craft and your time). Thank you and Merry Christmas!

  • JessicaDA

    Perfect! I just promised my mom that I would make her an assortment of cards to have on hand for thank yous, birthdays, etc. and was hoping to glean an idea or two from a layout page and low and behold you have a bunch of cards right there for me!

    I want to know how to attach that ribbon in the last pic, can’t quite tell how you did it (and my use of ribbon at this point has been lacking).

  • Megan Gravener

    The recipe is posted under Family Christmas Fun or Christmas family fun…something like that šŸ™‚ Last Friday’s post with the crazy video šŸ™‚ The recipe for the Peppermint cookies are all there šŸ™‚

  • Maryellen

    Wow, have you been busy! Great job on those
    cards. I made about 4 and that was it for this
    year. Next year I’ll be on the ball, I hope.
    Merry Christmas to you Megan and your family.
    Can’t wait to see what you have in store for us in
    the new year!
    God Bless
    Maryellen šŸ™‚