Craftyhazelnut’s Christmas Challenge Extra – Mid-June 2017

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This challenge will last for the whole month of June 2017 – anything goes as long as it’s Christmas – it doesn’t have to be a card, you can link any project as long as it’s Christmas!

Once again this year, all of these monthly challenges are being generously sponsored by Bugaboo Stamps - a winner will be randomly chosen using random.

Bugaboo Stamps are proud to sponsor this challenge – they are offering 4 digital stamps to the randomly selected winner.

For my card, I used Joy to the World by Sweet n Sassy Stamps. I coloured baby Jesus with Copics markers. Next I die cut him out using the matching die set. The sentiment is from the same set, hoever I stamped it in Versamark and embossed in Gold. The papers are from my stash.

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 Please support our sponsor. Bugaboo stamps add new images weekly. They also have great sales and weekly freebies so you can try them out!

Note: Hazel also runs two other challenges - 

Crafty Hazelnut’s Christmas Challenge - a weekly “themed” Christmas Challenge & Craftyhazelnut’s Patterned Paper Challenge - a monthly Patterned Paper Challenge

Outlawz -Thursday’s with a Twist – Masculine – June 8th

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Hello everyone. I was invited to be a guest designer for the month of June by the DT team at Outlawz. You can join for free! They have a fabulous blog – full of challenges, tutorials, forum, freebies, gallery and more. I am designing for their Thursday Twist Challenges. This challenge is “open” with a added twist each week. This week’s Twist is “Masculine.”  I designed two different cards for this challenge. Click on the link below to find out more about this fabulous group!The Outlawz Challenges

Card 1:  I started with am image from Bugaboo – Gus  Birthday – Old Fart. I coloured him with Copic markers. I also printed a Santa’s hat so I could convert the “Birthday” card into a “Christmas” card. I fussy cut him out and layered him on top of a black banner and patterned card stock. For the final touch I added a sentiment from Whimsy Stamps called, “Merry and Bright Digital Sentiments“.

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Card 2: I made a collage card using Tim Holtz’s, “Rainman die” and Stamps by Ryn, “Raindrops”. I used patterned kraft paper and popped the image up with dimensional tape. I also use distress inks to add depth. The sentiment is from Whimsy Stamps called, “Friend Quotes – Digital Stamp.”

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C.R.A.F.T. Challenge 419 – 8th of June – Inspired by a Film

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For this challenge I did a little twist, vs being inspired by a movie, I was inspired about going to the movies! I used an adorable little girl stamp by Lacy Sunshine Stamps called Rory’s Movie Snacks. I coloured her with Spectrum Noir Markers. I added glossy accents to her eye. I made two versions of the card to show that simple design layouts can change the feel of the card.movies1

movies2Please check out the other digi stamps Lacy Sunshine Stamps and help support our wonderful sponsors, who generously provide our weekly/monthly prizes.

 

52 {Christmas} Card Throwdown – Stash Challenge

I just purchased some stamps from Woodware Stamps from their Bubble Blooms series. This one is called, Bubble Bloom- Festive Tree Christmas Clear Stamp JGS355. I pulled out my hoard of gems, pearls, and enamel dots. It took a long time to set all the pieces but the results were worth it. I framed the sentiment (included) and image with red foil and layered on plain white card stock as to not detract from the gem tree. I also have three more stamps that are flower designs, watch for those cards in an upcoming blog.

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I look forward to seeing your “gems”. Please join us!

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Craftyhazelnut’s Christmas Challenge Extra – June 2017

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This challenge will last for the whole month of June 2017 – anything goes as long as it’s Christmas – it doesn’t have to be a card, you can link any project as long as it’s Christmas!

Once again this year, all of these monthly challenges are being generously sponsored by Bugaboo Stamps - a winner will be randomly chosen using random.

Bugaboo Stamps are proud to sponsor this challenge – they are offering 4 digital stamps to the randomly selected winner.

For my card, I used a “retired” Bugaboo stamp called Santa Ornament. I used a star filled patterned paper for my background. I drew three strings to hold the ornaments using a silver pen. One ornament is a sticker by Kaisercraft and the other is a sentiment sticker also from Kaisercraft, The third ornament is the digi stamp that I coloured using my Derwent Inktense Watercolour pencils. I fussy cut him out and adhered it to the card.

Note: Bugaboo adds new stamps every month. From time to time, they retire their older stamps. I would recommend signing up for their newsletter to keep appraised of all their sales, retirement sales, freebies, challenges, etc.

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Please support our sponsor. Bugaboo stamps add new images weekly. They also have great sales and weekly freebies so you can try them out!

Note: Hazel also runs two other challenges - 

Crafty Hazelnut’s Christmas Challenge - a weekly “themed” Christmas Challenge & Craftyhazelnut’s Patterned Paper Challenge - a monthly Patterned Paper Challenge