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Crafty Hazelnut’s Christmas Card Challenge #368

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For this week’s challenge, we are asking you to “Feature a Creature”! Even the challenge name sounds fun! For my card, I used a combination of a digi stamp from Silly Dilly Bean’s Stamps called Penguin Framed, a Polaroid die cut frame and a clear stamp from a die/stamp set by Lawn Fawn called Say Cheese. I coloured the images using my Copic markers. I added the images to some patterned paper from my stash!

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I hope you will join us!

C.R.A.F.T. Challenge 425 – 20th of July – Christmas


It is Christmas in July! It is never too early to start making Christmas cards for 2017. For my card I used a digital image from Dilly Beans called, “Holly Framed Penguin.” I coloured the little critter with my Derwent Inktense Coloured Pencils. I added added a sprig of holly from my Stampendous, “Die & Rubber Stamp Set Pop Up Winter Tweets Birds Free Us.” The background paper acts as my sentiment.

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52 {Christmas} Card Throwdown – Colour Challenge

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When I saw our new challenge was rainbow, I immediately thought of the Framed Snowman digi stamp by Dilly Bean Stamps. I tried to make him as colorful as possible even using Copic Makersand a colourful Striped background. The sentiment is from Penny Black – Festive Snippets.


130 Christmas Cards for Seniors!


Every year I make 130 Christmas cards for the Belmont Long Term Care Home. It is my way of paying it forward for the fabulous care they provided my mother. I love to colour while watch TV so I will stamp numerous images and hand colour them with Copic Markers, Zig Water Colour Brushes, Derwent Inktenses Pencils, or Distress inks. Once I get a number completed, I then sit down and start to assemble my cards. No two cards are the same, While I may use the same image, I colour them differently, use a different card format, different card stock, etc. I also make Fall/Thanksgiving/Halloween, Easter/Spring, Valentine’s Day, Remembrance Day (for the veterans), plus birthday cards. It keeps me busy, and I really enjoy it. I also make cards for myself and friends. I dropped the cards off for distribution on December 1, 2016.


The Glory of Christmas – Challenge 70 – Use more than one fold

SidebarglorykleinerThis week, The Glory of Christmas Design Team challenges you to make a card with more than one fold. There are many designs to choose from: Easel, Shutter, Tri-fold, Gate, Step and many more. For this challenge, I opted to make a couple of Box Cards.

Card 1 – Vs me trying to explain how I make my box card, I will refer you to a wonderful Tutorial by Dina at www.splitcoaststampers.com/resources/tutorials/popupboxcard/ or simply search Google. I used a number of cats from Newton’s Nook, Glitter snowflakes & Stars from my stash. You need a special envelop for this card 5.5 x 6.



Card 2 – Is a smaller box card. I followed the directions from cardcrazy09 on You Tube at www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-DdtZfohyc For this box card I used various snowflake dies – SSS, Waltzingmouse, Memory Box, PI and Paper Smooches. The images are from Paper Smooches and Dilly Beans Stamps. This box will fit an A2 envelope!

box1aOur challenge runs from October 18th until October 30th. Please join us!