Mass producing

Up until last year, I always mass produced my Christmas cards.  I came up with one design, then started cutting, stamping and assembling.  Honestly, I hated every minute of it!!!  It felt like a chore and really stiffled my creativity.  So, last year I started early and was able to make ALMOST every card special and unique.  In the end I only had to mass produce 15, which was better than 75!!!!  This year though, I think I'm going to make it.  With 2 full months before Christmas, I only have 22 cards left to make :) 

Many crafters enjoy mass producing though.  I've heard others find it therapeutic and relaxing.  Along the way even I discovered some tips and techniques to make the process easier, yet still enabling me to produce stunning cards.  This is all included in my latest entry in the Clean & Simple Classroom at StampNation.  StampNation is an online community of papercrafters from around the world!  (Literally, we just had the newest international member join from Belgium!)  There are now 250 video tutorials, written tutorials, challenges and SO much more!  If you haven't joined yet, click here to learn more!

Have a good one!

Stamps:  Folk Art Flurries (WPlus9 Design Studio), More Merry Messages (SU!)
Ink:  Cherry Cobbler, Versmark (SU)
Paper:  White (WPlus9), Cherry Cobbler(SU!)
Accessories:  Circle Stackers & Simple Snowflake (WPlus9), White Embossing Powder, Rhinestone


Mum of 4 said...

LOVE this CAS mass producible card! So pretty! TFS!!!

Tracey McNeely said...

Absolutely easy to mass produce, you are such an enabler! :)

Dawn @ LilyPinkScraps said...

Love this - so CAS and very striking! Well done you for getting most of your cards done :)

Lynn said...

go Moe go! I think you are me :) Last year was the first year I didn't mass produce either! I have about 50 more to do...but I feel good about it! I love this gorgeous red and white! Beautiful.

Jinny Newlin said...

Gosh, I love how you've been using that big snowflake die, Maureen! And that sentiment is so elegant!

nwilliams6 said...

You are so far a head on the Christmas game - only 22 more to go - that is great. This is beautiful!

Lea L. said...

This is beautiful! Great use of Folk Art Flurries & the Simple Snowflake die!