Hi friends! I am really excited to be sharing a card video + several examples over on the Ellen Hutson blog today – they invited me to be their guest this month. So fun! I have a video tutorial as well as process photos for this easy and super fun card that you could use to make up those holiday cards in no time – or take your creating one masterpiece.
This is a card style shared in my Tried & True Cards class – and yes, you can still sign up! Lot of new material coming to students this week – loving the class!
Speaking of love, there’s a give-away…. of some of my favorite clean color pens AND the awesome elf stamps!
Leave a comment any time today through November 19th, 2015 and be entered for your chance to win these goodies! Thanks to my friends at Ellen Hutson for this fun give-away, and for inviting me to be their guest!
102 thoughts on “Guest post & give-away!”
I absolutely adore that little elf!! Ive just tried my hand at the zig markers and they’re a blast!! Cuteness overload!!
I enjoyed your video over at EH. Terrific ideas and that whole elf thing is awesome.
Love your creations. So adorable. The elf stamp set is just too cute. Thanks so much for sharing the video. Look forward to browsing your blog. 🙂
What a great giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win it : ).
Love the elves and how you used the zig pens!
May, Great cards! Loved the video as well and I’m enjoying your class too! thanks for sharing your amazing talent!
Cool card, and I love that stamp set. Thanks very much for a chance to win. Michelle t
I am so enjoying your Tried and true class. I have made so many beautiful cards using the design techniques I am learning. Thanks so much for teaching the class.
Love this technique. Thanks for sharing.
i may need to borrow this technique!! love it!!
LOOOOOOOOOOVE this so much May! You always come up with the most creative of approaches to a single design and making it look so unique on each card using that design. Great job girl!!!
Love your technique. Thanks for sharing.
Beautiful card! Love the look with the zig markers!
Great way to use the cute little images in the set,while keeping it CAS!
JUst found your blog, thanks to Ellen HUdson. Love your work and the elf is sooo cute!
Loved the design idea you shared in your guest post! As a fan of CAS cards, I will definitely be giving this idea a try. 🙂
Great video. Love your cards. Have been wanting to try the Zig markers.
Great video and gorgeous card. Can’t wait try it myself!!
I loved your video and inspiration on the Ellen Hutson classroom!! Thanks for sharing:)
So sweet, I adore your card!!!
What a delightful card! Love the fun elf stamps and the awesome coloring tips you shared! Great video!
it was so much fun watching you do these cards. I will have to give this a try.
Love your classes May! Just came over from EH’s newsletter. Great work. I enjoy playing with Zig watercolor markers, but they can be tricky with all that bright color. Love this elf set too.
I love this idea! What a great way to use those tiny little stamps! I’m very tempted to order the card class!
Loved your video – I love how easy going you are in your card making!
I just love this elf so much!!! And fabulous watercoloring too!
I went over to see the process video and it gave me some great ideas for my Christmas cards!
Cute card and thanks for a chance to win.
Thanks for the video and tips. I sure would love to try out some of those markers.
CUTE ELF STAMPS AND LOVE THE WATERCOLORING.
What a fun card. Thanks for sharing.
Your work is beautiful – can’t wait to take a class from you!
Loved your video over at EH! THANKS FOR THE AWESOME TIPS YOU PROVIDED AND FOR SHOWING HOW TO COMBINE DIFFERENT MEDIUMS. I AM SO INSPIRED BY YOUR ONE LAYER CARD THAT I’M OFF TO MY CRAFT ROOM AS SOON AS I SUBMIT THIS COMMENT. 🙂
Yikes – sorry about all the caps (I’m not yelling, I promise). 🙂 Didn’t know that the caps lock was on because text entered in the comment box is all lowercase for some reason so it was hard to tell. Sorry again!
I love your no fuss approach to stamping and just love your creativity with EH products.
Love the elf stamp set! Thanks for the great giveaway!
I like your video (EH site)..learned a lot from reusing an envelop to mixing distress ink with clean markers. Awesome colors and neat design on your beautiful card.
I like the tutorial for stamping just a strip. can’t wait to try it
enjoyed your video after referred from EH! PLAN TO GET ON YOUR LIST + FOLLOW YOU….
Love this idea of a quick and easy holiday card. Sometimes I’m not comfortable leaving a lot of white space, but your design is beautifully understated and elegant.
yOUR vIDEO OVER AT ELLEN HUDSON IS AWESOME! i ALWAYS LEARN SOMETHING NEW IN YOUR POSTS! tHANKS FOR THESE GREAT TIPS. lOVE YOUR CARDS. gREAT GIVEAWAY!
Love your blog and videos and awesome inspiration!
Those little elves are so adorable. Thanks for the cute cute ideas!!
I love seeing the flat version of this card. The elf stamps are too darling!
So many wonderful cards, it will be hard to chose just one. Wonderful web site
What a wonderful card design and great tutorial!
OOh, I enjoyed reading your guest post on the EH blog! I love that idea for a card design– I”m going to have to give it a try. Thank you also for the giveaway!
Love your elf and thanks for the give away!
That little elf looks just like my 5 year old’s Elf on a shelf so this would be an adorable stamp set to win! I am fairly new to card making so I love learning new techniques and improving my current ones. Off to watch your video on the Ellen hutson blog too!
Great cards. i really want to try those pens.
Thanks Ellen Hutson for the giveaway.
I liked your style of cards that you showed on the video. I also like the elf stamp set & die.
Enjoyed your video in the Classroom, May. So nice to see you having fun & assuring us there’s no need for perfection. Thanks for a chance to win.
Those pens look wonderful and I am actually looking for some new ones because the ones I have are on their last legs! Thanks for the fun tutorial and for sharing your talents with us. I am just in love with that cute elf stamp set!
Great video, May. This is a neat way to use the tiny stamps in a new way. I’m filing this technique away for using for Christmas cards another year. I’m working hard on this year’s design already. I visited your blog frequently for more terrific ideas. Thanks for giving us permission to be more free with our creating.
Loved your video and now I’m going to have to try it myself! Thanks to you and to Ellen Hutson!
This is a great layout idea. It could be used so many ways
Thanks May, you always make things feel so straightforward and doable.
Great card video and technique. Thanks for sharing, and for the chance to win!
Thanks for the banner tutorial! I love the cards! Thanks for sharing, May!
Thanks May for the opportunity to win. I have a few of the Clean color pens and would LOVE to add to my collection! Elf’s adorable too.
I love your cards and video. Those elves are so cute.I just love your work. Thanks
What an awesome giveaway and awesome video showing how to use our stamps in another way. I am always trying to find different ways.
Great tutorial! I love this idea for simple cards! Thanks for sharing!
Hi May, I was excited to see you over at Ellen hutson. I love their “classroom” and all their products. I have been practicing with the zig clean color and starting to feel more comfortable. LOVE, love, love Julie’s little elf!
Such a fun, happy way to use smaller stamps! I just love your holiday cards, May! ♡
I just came over from Ellen hutson’s newsletter. Love your style! Thanks for a chance to win a fab prize.
L Love the card style! You always make it look so doable. thanks for the chance to win the give away!
congrats, May! I loved your video, and I am so enjoying your Tried and True card class. I have learned so much from you, and I’m looking forward to what is yet to come. Thank you for your inspiration!
AMAZING INSPIRATION!! THANKS SO MUCH for sharing and for the chance to WIN!! Have a FABULOUS WEEK!! =)
Love your cards. The strips are great on the cards.
Love love love as always!
Congrats on being featured on their blog May! Such an adorable stamp set and card …. I’ve never tried those pens. Thanks for the chance to win!
I like the look of your cards and the stamps that you used! 🙂
Really enjoyed your video. thanks for inspiring us all to loosen up and simply enjoy creating…and getting all those Christmas cards finished in time as well!
What a great card and fun video! Always enjoy hearing your enthusiasm!
I love your little elf. The strip of color is just beautiful.
The little elf is a cutie!!! LOVE this stamp set; so cute!
Love you and ellen…great match.
I like this idea and am going to give it a try. Thanks for sharing.
I enjoyed watching you create, great video! Love your idea of a masked off band of stamps and colour! I will be playing around with this 🙂
love the card! thanks for the chance to win too.
i LOVE YOUR STYLE AND AM THINKING ABOUT SIGNING UP FOR YOUR CLASS…. THANKS FOR THE CHANCE TO WIN!
Love this card design especially for mass producing cards! The elf is adorable and those marker colors are happy and vibrant, love your beautiful card!
Such a lovely card!!!!
Thanks for the chance to win!!
Fun card idea and great video.
Thanks May! I got a lot of good tips from your video that I’m anxious to try out!
I’m taking (and loving) your Tried and True class. This is a wonderful alternative to lesson one.
hanks for posting about these. I hadn’t seen them before and I’d love to try them (and I have no idea why this won’t let me type in capitol letters but oh well!).
sO LIKE THE ABOVE POSTER, THIS COMMENT BOX IS NOT LETTING ME TYPE ANY CAPITAL LETTERS!!!!!!! hOW WEIRD. ANYWAY, I CAN NOT WAIT TO SEE YOUR VIDEO, THE CARD LOOKS REALLY COOL AND I LOVE LOVE LOVE THE IDEA OF USING UP MORE OF THOSE UNCARED FOR STAMPS! PLUS THE ELF STAMPS ARE ADORABLE AND UNIQUE 😉
I would LOVE to win this May!! thanks for your inspiration, and thanks for the chance to win.
Adorable! You have a fun style, and it looks like it could be quick, too! I love the idea of using up the embellishments that way, too. I just don’t use them much, but when you know you will be hand delivering many of your holiday cards, it’s a good way to go! Thanks!
What a great video may!!
Thanks for the video May! I always love seeing your beautiful projects and designs. I hope you’re staying warm with the cooler Fall weather and I appreciate the chance to win this adorable stamp set. It’s starting to feel like Christmas is on its way!!
I love how you blocked the strip that got stamped. Cool idea. I also love those markers:) Definitely one of my next investments to add to my card making hobby
This is my first time to your web site and I enjoyed seeing your creations – thanks for sharing
Enjoyed your video – thanks for the tips on using some of the smaller stamps and making such fun cards! Also, thanks for a chance to win the cute stamp set !!
Brand new to EH. WOuld love to win.
Thanks for the chance at this great giveaway!
Thanks for sharing this card design. Those elves are so cute!
Such a fun and creative idea~! Love the result! TFS
Thank you for the wonderful tutorial at Ellen Hutson’s classroom. I loved it so-o much I enrolled in your class! And in this first day I have indeed learned many more tips, tricks and ways to make this design tried and true for me. Can’t wait to put this design to use! Looking forward to learning so much more.
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