And to celebrate, I decided to...surprise!.... make some cards!! What else was I supposed to do??
There is a challenge on Betsy Veldman's blog to find a card in Card Creations Vol.8, and re-create it with a holiday theme.
I got out my issue and randomly opened it. Oops, it was opened to a page where there already were Holiday cards! After trying again, I opened it to page 8 and 9. I picked a Betsy card! An All Occasion card called Cherry Pocket Smile.
I used a Papertrey vintage cream cardstock with some CUTE paper from the Tinsel collection from Memorybox. I stamped an old Hero Arts ornament on some extra cream cardstock. (I had never used this stamp as it was still in the wrapper. The date on it was 2003!) Then I cut it out and covered it with some Glossy Accents. The Celebrate stamp is from Papertrey and I didn't have any chipboard so I cut a piece from a box in my pantry. I glued the paper to it, cut it with a corner chomper and sanded the edges. I sewed the 2 papers to make the pocket and added my ornament when it was dry.