Friday, December 13, 2013

City Skyline

I know you've all been making holiday cards like crazy and you were just waiting for this opportunity to add your creation that features a die cut to one of our challenges. So ladies (and gents) is the Cut-it-up Challenge you've been waiting for....the theme is Christmas! Wahooo!  You know how it works of course, come check out the inspiration and rules over at Cut-it-up and enter your creation to win a $20 dollar gift certificate to Cute as a Button!!!!

Here is my inspiration for you for this round.  I focused on Christmas in my lovely city of Seattle!  I used my Savvy Stamps dies for the buildings and the beloved Space Needle.  This is actually what the skyline looks like (more or less) when you look out the window to our beautiful city, it really is so festive and fun.  I had to use a bunch of different varieties of bling to deck the town out and it was super fun to watch the sparkle emerge!

Now I don't know about you, but as the clock ticks down to Christmas I am feeling the rush.  I have yet to send one card...but more importantly I only have about 15 made!  Typically, I send out about 50 and the number grows every year!  Now that my class is over, I need to get my butt in gear wouldn't you say!?!

One of my favorite things about Christmas, is to bask in the glow of our tree in the evening with no other lights on.  There is just something about it that puts the magic in Christmas for me.  So, today's Question of the Day is- What is your favorite thing about Christmas?  Or if you don't celebrate Christmas, what is your favorite holiday and favorite thing about that holiday?

Thanks for stopping friends!  Head over to Cut-it-up to check out all the other inspiration!


Anonymous said...

I've been to the top of the space needle in Seattle, but my favorite parts of your state are the mountains. I've been to Mt. St. Helens, Rainier (the Carbon Glacier hike is amazing) and a fun, fun lava tube called Ape Cave.

Beautiful card as always. Good luck getting the rest finished.

My favorite part of Christmas is the low-key day with my family (and the presents, of course!)


C Wu said...

Beautiful card, Katie. love the blinged space needle.

Virginia L. said...

You sure have captured the Seattle spirit! Love the blings that you added, Katie! My favorite thing about Christmas is to spend time at my sister-in-law's place. She has the BEST decorations and FOOD in PA! Too bad I am not going this year!

Bethany Lau said...

Great cards! I love the silhouette of Seattle!

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Creative M said...

This is just beautiful!!
I just love the background scene.
Have a wonderful day,
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Tracey McNeely said...

You will need to show me Seattle when I get there one day Katie--fabulous card!

cm said...

Beautiful card; your Seattle skyline looks gorgeous! My husband and I are planning a visit in late March...excited!! Favourite part of Christmas: time with my family, especially my niece and nephew. Really excited!! Glad you have some craft time coming up: enjoy!!