Thursday, November 3, 2016

Week 2:Christmas Clear and Therm O Web Swap! Plus, Challenge 196 Prep For Christmas!


Hello, Ai Fans!
It's the second week of our product swap with our friends at Therm O Web, featuring our 5 NEW 2016 Christmas clear stamp sets! 

New Christmas Clear
Southwest Tropical DairyMerriest Wreath
This past week, our designers have had so much fun using a variety of Therm O Web products, from adhesives to beautiful foiling products to add a special touch to your creations! Enter our raffle here for a chance to win a grand prize of Therm O Web products, and be sure to head over to the Therm O Web Blog for a chance to win a grand prize of our new Christmas sets!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Last week, Renee gave a beautiful tutorial using the Southwest Christmas Set! Since this is week two, the full design team is here to share MORE fabulous Ai-ToW creations! Click on the designer's name to learn more about their card, including which Therm O Web products they used! You can grab these stamp sets for yourself at artimpressions.com!

Cheri featuring our Christmas Wreath Set

Dana featuring our Christmas Wreath Set

Diane featuring our Merriest Christmas Set

Karen featuring our Dairy Christmas Set

Kerry featuring our Christmas Wreath Set

Kerry featuring our Southwest Christmas Set

Renee featuring our Southwest Christmas Set and Dairy Christmas Set


 Sharon featuring our Christmas Wreath Set & Dreaming Shaker Set

Sharon featuring our Merriest Christmas Set

WOW, designers! Gorgeous Christmas cards! Love all the foiling fun, too!
Are you starting to think about this years Christmas cards? Join in our challenge! This challenge is all about prepping for Christmas and getting some cards done early this year! It's easy to join our challenge, just use the InLinkz to share your creation!

Here are the challenge rules …
✻ Please make a new card or creation. You can make any crafty item you wish; this is not limited to cards!
✻ Limit two submissions per person. You will receive extra votes if you use Art Impressions stamps!
✻ The Ai Challenge is open to everyone, international submissions are welcome!
✻ Include a link back to the Ai Blog or grab our button on the top right of our sidebar!
✻ Share the Ai love by clicking and commenting your fellow crafters.
✻ Make sure to get your link up by Wednesday, November 9th at 5:00 p.m. PST to enter your creations.
✻ Good luck and happy stamping!



65 comments:

Arianna Barbara said...

Wow! Such a great start!!! I love all the projects! Absolutely stunning!!!

TracyM #6773 said...

FABULOUS cards to INSPIRE!!!
If I was a SUPER LUCKY winner, I would use my goodies to create cards to send family and friends all over the world :)

Jackie Pos said...

Beautiful projects shown! I f I win, I will continue to make cards with these fabulous products. My fingers are crossed... ;)

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Dodyrn said...

I love all theses projects! I can't wait to play with these products.

Sandi Mueller said...

I love these projects and the wreath! Thanks for the fun! I have not used the therm o web is so I will have to go check that out!

Netta K said...

Cards are beautiful as your stamps!! love them all. gosh I hope I win....I make Christmas cards all year long as I make over 100 a year. would love to have new product to play with! thank you in advance!!

Amy McCue said...

I love that wreath! So pretty with the foil!

Mona said...

I would create cards and gifts for family and friends!

Deborah Daniels said...

Love the cards and oh my the foils!

Patricia Ceccacci said...

I make cards and love to experiment with new stamps and backgrounds and decorations. Is the best hobby of all

kepsss said...

I love everything about AI. And I LOVE shine. I love my MINC.

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

These are fabulous! I would love to make canvas foiled bags with these!

J Holly Bowers said...

such fun stamps

MiamiKel said...

Oh be still my heart, such holiday fun !!!! What a gorgeous cachet of cards and holiday projects - asked me excited that winter and Christmas is near! TFS ❤️

Michelle Uhlenhake said...

This is a fantastic giveaway. I am a card maker - so I would make cards!!

amymwz said...

Whew! That was a lot of entering! Man I was able to enter every single one without opening anything new. I actually knew what I was doing. Amazing!! Now, I hope I win! I would love to be able to play with art impressions new stamps and definetly the thermo web foil! That is some neat stuff! Thanks for the chances to win!!

Kim S said...

I'm luvin' the new releases!! So new and different!! Fun!

Linda R. said...

What beautiful cards. I think my favorite is the snow people card!

Eileen Turk said...

I love Christmas, so I would make some Christmas cards.

Eileen Turk said...

I love Christmas, so I would make some Christmas cards.

Wahnita Hammond said...

These new sets are just dreamy!! I would use them to make cards for the hospital for Christamas.....every year my daughter and I bring bags full of toys and cards for the adults.

barbara macaskill said...

Love the new sets!! As always they are full of whimsy and humor! I would make some cool home decor pieces with the prize package!!! I can see wall hangings done in foil with your fun sentiments! LOL TFS!

Luanda said...

I would use the products to make greeting cards for family and friends.

Viki Banaszak said...

What beautiful cards!

Jeano said...

Your Christmas stamps awesome! I can't decide between the Happy Cow and the Cactus...I think I need both!

sammi said...

Love love love these christmas stamps! Fabulous giveaway! Thank you for the opportunity to win!

Billie Dee said...

I would crate decorations for Hannukah and Christmas!

M.J. Rutledge said...

Wow! Love the new stamps. I've never played with Thermoweb, would love to give it a try.

Tracy Brown said...

I must be honest and say that I just learned of thermo o web today. I am excited to learn more about it. I will most likely use it on cards and tags

Tracy Brown said...

I must be honest and say that I just learned of thermo o web today. I am excited to learn more about it. I will most likely use it on cards and tags

Gail said...

My friend showed your product and was so amazed how beautiful it made a simple card look. Going on a stamping retreat and in January and going to show your product to the girls.

Lynn said...

Great cards, so happy and colorful. Therm o web is a new product (to me) so I am quite excited to give it a try. Thanks for the chance to win.

jean said...

THer o web has been in my live for many years, its good and sticky for cards and sewing projects!!! awesome prize package!!!

Janet said...

I have purchased many rolls of deco foil, adhesive pens and foam adhesive. I would like to make my Christmas cards with some of the many AI stamps that I already own. But I already have my eye on the new AI Santa set.

Kelly said...

OMG!! Thank you for the chance to win!!

foggy b said...

I'm a new card maker, and I love using deco foil and other Therm O Web products (sewing projects too), even bought a laser printer just so I could use primarily for foiling - although my husband doesn't know that. ;) Although I'm not much of a colorist (learning!), I do have a few of the Ai stamps. They're just too cute/funny to by-pass. Really enjoy looking at all the posted cards. So much creative inspiration!

Christi Steinbeck said...

beautiful projects thanks for sharing!

Tigger a(r)t work said...

Wonderful Projects on booth blog's!! Oh I wish I win ;)!! Thanks for the chance!!

XOXO
Tiggerchen

Susan G said...

I love how your products work so well together. I really love the Christmas cactus set. All of the cards are stunning. Thanks for all of the gorgeous design ideas.

Lindar C said...

Fantastic cards, great new arrivals.

Mel C said...

Wonderful new sets, I would makes Christmas cards!

67Cats said...

My favorite its the wreath

katieo said...

Awesome inspiration. I love all of the new sets and the bling.

Trena BrannonArt said...

Beautiful designs and inspiration!
Take care and STAY POSITIVE!

Cherri B said...

I love all these projects and the new release! I would probably start with one of the Santa's!

Allison CB said...

I would love to make some awesome cards with some glitter and glitz!!

Mary said...

I love the Xmas Collection and there is always bling to add to projects...the thermoweb is fun to use and I'm always fascinated by how well it transfers to projects with adhesive or on toner.

Bobbie Lathrop said...

I have so many Art Impression stamps and love them all, although missed the one at the show in Arlington TX was under the weather for that one.

Marilyn Myerscough said...

I have a ton of Art Impressions stamps and I use DecoFoil constantly. I make cards for my churches shut-ins and nursing home residents. They love anything shiny! I've listened to them laugh at the Art Impressions and laughter is good for the soul. I'd be honored to win!!

Margery C said...

Wonderful new Christmas sets. Dairy Christmas is my favorite.

Martha Harris said...

Lots of fun this Christmas. I love how the wreath so easily becomes a shaker!

Super Stick Chick said...

Great cards! I would make Thank you cards for after Christmas with this wonderful prize pack by Thermo-web.

Julie Ann said...

Love all of the samples they are amazing.

Lindsay said...

Cant add my link for the challenge.. it says the collection is closed.

Alaska .Kris said...

I'd create Christmas cards!

Stephanie said...

Tried to enter my card on the 6th and 7th but link is closed... Here is my link. http://stephaniesstampinspot.blogspot.com/2016/11/joy-wonder.html

Heidi Stamps said...

Just wanted to mention that the post says this challenge is open through the 9th but the linky is already closed today on the 7th. I already entered, so not an issue for me, but just wanted to mention it.

Shari said...

Some absolutely wonderful projects. Unfortunately, I didn't get the chance to enter a card, but I love the ones I've seen. Thanks so much.

Lindsay said...

Link up closed early... but here is my finished card anyways https://absolutelylindsay.wordpress.com/2016/11/07/ai-christmas-prep-challenge/

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

It closed early. I have a card....we had until tomorrow.

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

Yup, you closed early....here is my link http://creatingincarolina.blogspot.com/2016/11/jingle-all-way-wobble-card.html

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

Yippee, it was fixed. All the DT members cards are totally awesome. And, so many cool entries in the challenge.

Dorothy S said...

Great cards! I had hoped to get more new ones completed by now but I am still way behind with what I need for Christmas!

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