Bah Humbug

Hi folks!  I hope you all had a nice Christmas, contrary to what you may think looking at this card.  Al always jokes he is a scrooge at Christmas and often uses “Bah Humbug” so what would be more fitting for 8 of his co-workers at Christmas time than Bah Humbug. LOL.  That’s ok though, because I sweetened things up by baking individual mini rum cakes which were handed out with these cards.  Last year he passed out store bought cards and his co-workers were asking where the handmade ones were.

I made over 60 Christmas cards this year, and I’ll aim for 60 again this year.  Yes, I’m already working on Christmas cards for December.  Crazy?  Not when one is a “planner.”  I’m someone who needs to plan everything out.  Springing surprises makes me become discombobulated.  Just ask Al.

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Card Deets

  1.  Cut green cardstock at 4″ x 5 1/4″
  2.  Using a dark green ink, ink up the edges over the green cardstock.  Soften the corners by inking colour more in a round shape as you can see in this photo.
  3.  Let dry completely to prevent embossing powder from sticking.  I air dried overnight, but you can use a heat gun.
  4.  Cover entire surface with an embossing buddy.
  5.  Using VersaMark, stamp over your Delicate Snowflake stamp.  Sprinkle with white embossing powder.  Heat set.
  6.  Stamp out Bah Humbug out and colour.
  7.  Die cut Bah Humbug image with a circular die.
  8.  Adhere image to background, using pop dots for added dimension.
  9.  Adhere green cardstock to a 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″ white card.


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Posted on : Dec 28 2021
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5 People have left comments on this post

Dec 28, 2021 - 09:12:04

That is too funny, I bet they all got a kick out of getting one of your homemade cards. oh and of course your lovely cakes 🙂 I love the wood slice with the peace and flower, that is so pretty too! I have a few left after sending out this years so I have a little bit of start on next year.

Dec 28, 2021 - 11:12:47
Patti+J. said:

I love this stamp, and you’ve showcased it so well! Beautifully done, dear friend! I can’t believe you’re working on cards for next year! You’re my hero (she-ro!)… love this, Bethie! And we loved our Christmas package from you! Thank you so much! Our company has headed home, so I’m back to stalk you! Hugs…

Dec 29, 2021 - 12:12:56
Sue+Mac+Donald said:

well this poor boy looks like he ate too much of something good!! he’s a cutie; I do believe I’m going to follow in your foot steps w/making cards for another xmas. we received lots, but those that i thought I’d get a card from have resigned from this hobby; I was a bit heart broken when I was told that (bah humbug!!)this really is a cute card; thanks for sharing your videos, too!!

Dec 30, 2021 - 04:12:31

Great card, Bethie, love your photo props, too. I’m chuckling because I just posted an art journal page using some word play on Bah Humbug, what a coincidence! I am taking a few days to play and have fun but one of my design team challenges always has a Christmas theme option so I’ve resolved to take better advantage of that in 2022! Fingers crossed, and Happy New Year to you and Al. xoxo

Jan 1, 2022 - 12:01:37
Shelly Schmidt said:

I love this fun Christmas Party pooper! So beautifully colored and displayed too! And, fun that AL gave them to his co-workers too! And, all in fun : ) OK, so 60 in 12 months means 5 a month! I am going to ‘try’ to join you in making Christmas cards each month throughout the year! That will be fun! Do you make yours all the same or all different. I make no 2 alike. Hope your Christmas gathering was great, and Happy New Year to You and Al!!!

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