We're celebrating a merry *LITTLE* Christmas this fortnight at Jingle Belles; by making cards that feature Inchies or Twinchies. Traditionally, we think of inchies as artsy one inch squares, but you can use other shapes, like circles, or perhaps even snowflakes or small embellishments. You might contain your entire image within the inch... or perhaps break a single holiday image into a grid of smaller shapes? Feeling stumped? Here are a few ideas from Pinterest to get you started. Just get creative and go LITTLE!
Friday, January 15, 2021
Thursday, January 14, 2021
It's never been an easy job to choose just three cards to feature, and our lovely Jingle Belles have not started 2021 by suddenly making uninteresting cards. Still, as problems go, this is one we absolutely LOVE having! With big thanks to everyone who played along (because we do genuinely love seeing every single card!) and showed off their creations incorporating Something Old and Something New, here are a few that especially tickled our fancy:
Friday, January 8, 2021
Friday, January 1, 2021
The Belles are back for our Eleventh Year of Holiday Mayhem, can you believe we've been doing this for a decade?! We're hoping to see lots of old friends re-joining the fun, and of course we'd love to welcome plenty of new friends, too! Once again we'll be posting a new prompt each fortnight, but there's no obligation to participate every time. We (Stephanie and Lauren) will be making one card per week, which means that by December first we'll each have 48 unique holiday cards! Not quiiiiiite enough to cover our entire lists, but definitely a solid start!
For our First Prompt of 2021 we're asking you to create a holiday card that features BOTH something OLD and something NEW. For example, break out an item (or two) that Santa brought you, or something you acquired in those awesome Black Friday sales... (Alternately you can use NIMBUS items; aka things you've had for a bit, but not used yet) ...and combine your new goodies with something older from your stash. Link up your creations at the bottom of this post. We can't wait to see what you make!
Here are our OLD & NEW creations:
Link your "Old and New" masterpieces here by 6pm (EST) on Wednesday, January 13th. Keyword for galleries and Flickr is JB-21-01. Remember, if you have an idea for a holiday prompt, just e-mail us at email@example.com and you could be a Guest Designer with us in 2021.