Tuesday, November 20, 2012


Instead of sharing a card, I thought I would share a chocolate bar.  I love decorating candy bars for the holidays.  This is a regular sized candy bar.  Makes good stocking stuffers or just a little something to give.  All the products are from A Muse and you can visit my website here if you would like to look at our products.

I used Candy Cane Stripe cardstock, Petite Pin Dots cardstock in Cherry, Evergreen cardstock and Vanilla cardstock.  I also used the word window die set, nesties circles and the Holiday Tags Stamp Set. 
Hope you enjoy the candy bar idea.
Have a blessed day!!!!

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Poinsietta Card

Time got away from me over the weekend so I thought I would go ahead and put on another Christmas Card.
I used the new Poinsietta Die Cuts for this card.  I just love A Muse Die Cuts.  They are so easy to use and cut very well.  I am totally addicted.  I used our Cherry Cardstock for the Poinsietts and dabbed a little Currant around the edges to give it some dimension.   I also used my favorite, Candy Cane Stripes for the card.  I also used the Window Dies to cut out on the front of the card and put the Merry Christmas saying on.  That way it shows on the front of the card as well as inside when you open it. 
Hope you enjoy the card!!!!

Friday, November 16, 2012

Another Christmas Card

This is a tri fold card done with a little bit of a twist.  It has a circle punched spot to fit the little Christmas Mug.  It was a fun card to do.  I actually got the idea from my friend, Sylvia.  She brought a Halloween card over that she had made so I did one for Christmas.
I used A Muse Candy Cane Striped Cardstock.  It is cut 4 1/4" x 11"  It is scored at 4 1/4" and 8 1/2".  Fold and crease the scored lines.  Fold the smaller flap down and punch a circle (the blue EK Success circle punch).  Unfold.  Fold the large end up and the smaller end down over that.  Punch the same size circle out of green cardstock (I used A Muse Evergreen) and glue in place where the circle is cut out.  I stamped the Mug from the Holiday Tags Set onto Vanilla Cardstock and colored with Copics and then added some glitter.  I cut Vanilla and Evergreen cardstock to make a border with our Border Die Set.  I used Memento Rich Cocoa ink.  Hope you enjoy it an take time to make something like it.
Have a blessed day!

Thursday, November 15, 2012

It's Time to Share Christmas Cards

I have been doing a lot of Christmas ideas for some workshops and classes.  I thought I would share my ideas with all of you.  Most of the cards I have been making has been Pinterest inspired.  Not that I make my cards exactly like what I see but I do get inspiration and do my own thing.  I wanted to point that out since so many people go to Pinterest to look.  I actually use my Pinterest for ideas, inspiration and therapy.
The first card I am sharing with you is such an easy card.  I used the A Muse Stamp Set Cool Yule along with the Fight like a Girl Breast Cancer Awareness Set that was featured in October.  I'm sorry to say that set is no longer available.  I do hope they might bring it out in our next catalog...that would be great.  I used this stamp for all the people that bought it in October.  I used a circle punch and punched out a white circle to go over the loop part of the ribbon.  The inks I used were Cherry and Fern.  The star was stamped with Buttercup.  The card was done with our Sugar Cardstock.

Hope you enjoy the card!!!
Check back tomorrow for Christmas Card Idea!!!

Thursday, November 1, 2012

A GREAT Opportunity from A Muse Studio

Have you thought about trying to do direct selling with the hobby of rubberstamping?  Now is your opportunity.  A Muse Studio is offering a great offer on a STARTER KIT for you to get started.  It gives you very basic supplies but is very AFFORDABLE.  You will also get a coupon to use for 50% OFF your first order within the first two weeks of your join date.  The details are below. 

 November Starter Kit Special!
Beginning November 1st we are helping you sponsor with a special Business Basics Starter Kit for only $29.99 (+ $10 Shipping & Handling).
This Business Basics Starter Kit will include:
* All 4 Studio Sampler stamp sets - a Consultant Exclusive
* 5 - 2012 catalogs
* 5 - 2012 holiday catalogs
* Order forms (customer & hostess)
* Consultant's guide to success
* Grand opening invitation postcards
New Consultants will also receive a 30% off coupon that will give them the opportunity to place one Consultant order for a total of 50% off the retail price of catalog items*. Coupon must be used within 14 days of their join date.
* Coupon cannot be used on Business Supplies
If this is something you might like to try, please visit my website to join my team.  I would love to have you.  If you have any questions that I could help you with, you can email me at ritaholmes@fuse.net
Thanks so much and have a very Blessed Day!!!!!