Christmas

The sponsor for the CRAFT challenge #627 is The Paper Shelter and the theme is Christmas. Each week we invite you to join us at Trimmies Craft Challenge going with the theme.

So here’s a summary of the materials used to make the card:

  • Blue 300gsm base card made from an A4 sheet
  • Digital image
  • Stamped and die cut sentiment
  • Backing paper also from TPS
  • Snowflake die cut with pixie powders
  • Sequins
  • High tack glue

I printed the digital images onto some thin card and cut out the topper image. I also had a large doe cut snowflake which toned in with the colour palette so I added this in between the background layer and the topper.

To finish off I also added a few sequins to add some sparkle. It’s a great image and makes stunning quick cards.

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TTCRD anything goes challenge – 15th February 2022

The sponsor for this challenge is Twinkle Lane Designs. Each week we invite you to join us at the Through the craft room door blog, the theme is always anything goes!

The elephant has been coloured with an HB pencil and a paper stub and a pink coloured pencil. I die cut around the elephant and cut a mat in black so that it would stand out from the pink glittery background. Another mat and layer were also cut for the sentiment. As elephants are not supposed to forget I thought this would be a good sentiment to put on this card.

Here is a summary of the materials:

  • HB pencil
  • Paper stub
  • Pink glitter card
  • Black card to mat the topper image ans sentiment
  • Floral die cut x2 with distress oxide applied to it
  • Sentiment stamps
  • Black ink
  • Pink pencil crayon

As always, I hope that you like the card. It’s lovely to see that you’ve stopped by to leave a comment. Thank you.

Debbie

Christmas the last stretch!

The sponsor for the CRAFT challenge #622 is Colour of Love and the theme is Christmas. Each week we invite you to join us at Trimmies Craft Challenge going with the theme.

The image has been coloured with Chameleon pens. With the tree I wanted some variation in colour so I’ve added glitter to every other layer. In each of the 2 corners I added a snowflake corner stamp and some word stamps to help frame the image. Then I inked with the Iced Spruce and stamped with the snowflake stamp on the base card.

So here’s a summary of the materials used to make the card:

  • White 5.5×6.5” 300gsm base card
  • Digital image
  • “Iced Spruce” distress oxide ink
  • Chameleon pens (NU2, NU00, GR1, NU3, PK3, BR1, BG3, WG3, NG4, BG4, BL3)
  • Nuvo Glitter drops (Silver Moondust, Spring Frost)
  • Silver Star Gelly Roll pen
  • Crafty Roo snowflake corner stamp and word stamps
  • Stamp Addicts snowflake stamp

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Sparkly penguins!

Christmas isn’t far away now, and I know some of you will be thinking enough already, but actually I feel that after everything everyone has been through it will be nice if we can have a normal Christmas this year.

The sponsor for the CRAFT challenge #617 is ADU and the theme is Christmas. Each week we invite you to join us at Trimmies Craft Challenge going with the theme.

This is more of a contemporary Christmas card with the bright coloured hats and scarves and the dotty base card. I coloured this image with some coloured pencils this time as not everyone has fancy pens or watercolours so now and again it’s nice to show different colouring mediums.

The snow effect was achieved with some fake snow and also some glitter glue so there is some texture as well as sparkle.

So here’s a summary of the materials:

  • Grey and white polka dot 300gsm A4 sheet folded to make a base card and cut to size
  • All Dressed Up (ADU) penguins digital image
  • Colouring pencils
  • Iridescent glitter glue
  • Fake snow
  • Tacky glue
  • Black card as a mat, slightly larger than the focal image
  • Christmas Wishes sentiment

As always it’s lovely to see that you’ve stopped by to leave a comment. Thank you.

CRAFT challenge – #615

The sponsor for this challenge is Sweet n Sassy and the theme is Christmas – non traditional colours. Each week we invite you to join us at Trimmies Craft Challenge going with the theme.

The cute little mouse snuggled up into the hat was coloured with Chameleon pens and then given a bit of glitz and glam by adding glimmer powder. I cut the image out on my scan n cut and then worked on the background. I took my card blank and stamped in a versamark clear and added pink embossing powder. I then added some more glimmer dust into the winter themed background border stamp.

As always it’s lovely to see that you’ve stopped by to leave a comment. Thank you.

TTCRD anything goes challenge – 21st September 2021

The sponsor for this challenge is Ike’s Art. Each week we invite you to join us at the Through the craft room door blog, the theme is always anything goes!

I created my card using the following:

Ike’s Art heart postbox digital image

A4 pink and white polka dot 300gsm card

Chameleon pens (RD4, NU1, PK3, PK2, PK4, VO2, PL5, RD2)

Distress oxide inks – Victorian Velvet and Picked Raspberry

Studio light ticket stamp and die set

Tattered lace starburst ovals

Leaf die

Fuchsia pink paper

Sparkly cream 240gsm card from pink frog

Gems

Paper trimmer

Anita tacky glue

The image I chose to use was this lovely postbox. With the hearts on it, it screamed anniversary to me and love, hence why I coloured it in red and pink Chameleon pens.

I recently picked up the ticket cutting die and decided that I wanted to team these up with the postbox image. I die cut 3 of these, created a background with some Victorian Velvet distress oxide ink then stamped with picked raspberry using some of the stamps from that set and others from another set. I mean it’s great to mix and match your stash isn’t it!

I cut out the starburst ovals but also kept the centre and used a pick up technique, with the distress oxide picked raspberry ink, to colour this mat. Next cutting out a few of the leaves too.

As always it’s lovely to see that you’ve stopped by to leave a comment. Thank you.

CRAFT challenge #581 – Christmas

This weeks challenge at Trimmies Craft Challenge is on and our sponsors this time are Eureka and The Cutting Cafe.

This digital image is from Rureka and is coloured with Chameleon pens. Every other letter I covered with 2 way glue and glimmer dust to add some sparkle.

This is a cutting file from The Cutting Cafe.

CRAFT challenge #539 – Christmas

Come and join us at Trimmies Craft Challenge. Our sponsor this time is Cute N Crafty Mommy.

This is the last challenge of 2019, and also the last challenge of the decade! I’ve used a combination of techniques for this card, and the plan didn’t start out that way it just evolved! So there’s the cute digital image, there’s stamping and inking, there’s die cutting, there’s even a peel off strip and some glitter on top of a 2-way glue pen.

Firstly I coloured the image with some alcohol markers. I think used a 2-way glue pen to cover the hat brim and the Pom Pom and covered these in glitter. I then die cut the image to make a topped and inked around the edge with some distress oxide ink. With the same ink I stamped snowflakes onto the card blank. I stuff an off cut of a First Edition paper onto the left hand side of the card and cut this to follow the scallops around the card base.

Where the edge of this met the snowflake stamping I added a black glitter peel off strip. Onto a spare piece of card I stamped 3 baubles which I coloured with the distress oxide ink, and glittered the pattern on them. Onto the base card I stamped the hanging strings and stuck the baubles at the bottom of each string. The topper image was stuck below these and the pink glittery die cut was stuck towards the left along with 3 gems. Finally in the bottom right hand corner I stamped a sentiment.

I hope that everyone has a happy festive break and that 2020 brings you all that you wish for.

CRAFT challenge #531 – Christmas

Come and join us at Trimmies Craft Challenge. Our sponsor this time is Crafty Sentiments.

For this card I’ve combined two things. I’m currently making samples for some demonstration days at The Range to show off some of the Trimcraft products. So I’ve combined the image for this challenge with the products I’ll be demonstrating.

CRAFT challenge #527 – Christmas

Come and join us at Trimmies Craft Challenge. Our sponsor for this challenge is Sheepski Designs.

I’ve used my Chameleon pens (BL2, VO2, BG3, NU1, NU00, NG4, VO4, PR4 and PK4) to colour this Sheepski Designs image. I cut the image out into a square topped and layered this onto a backing paper I had in my stash and then onto a white card which I had stamped “happy holidays” to form a border around the square. I love the simple effect that this can have and its so simple to do with the Tim Holtz/Tonic stamping plate. I added a bit of sparkle with the gold and clear star Sakura pens.