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52 Christmas Card Throwdown – Challenge 52CCT 30-18 Sketch

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This week at 52 Christmas Card Challenge, the Design Team is looking for a card based on our Sketch. I created my card with my new dies from Creative Expressions – Build a Snowman and Let it Snow. I started by die cutting all the pieces I wanted for my card, then arranged the design. I added ink around the outside of the center piece die by Spellbinders, arranged my snowman and lantern and added the sentiment.

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Crafty Hazelnut’s Christmas Challenge 401 – Add an Angel

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This week the Design Team from Craftyhazelnut’s Christmas Card Challenge is looking for a Christmas project featuring an angel. I just received a number of dies from the Creative Expressions Festive Collection. I used the 2018 Angel die along with an older Spellbinder’s die to create my card.


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52 {Christmas} Card Throwdown – Theme Challenge

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When I saw the Theme of this challenge, I thought of the skating bear from MFT – Polar Bear Pals. The stamps also show the joys of ice fishing and playing outdoors.

One Stamp-Eighteen Cards – Featuring BB Polar Bear Pals by MFT

I was asked to create 18 Personal Christmas Cards that depicted “Canada”. I immediately thought of Polar Bears, and My Favorite Things –  BB Polar Bear Pals stamps and dies were Perfect! Well you know me, I can’t create the same card twice (well I can, but this is way more fun) so I created 18 different cards using the same stamp set. Here is the results!

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bear17 bear16

bear15 bear11

bear12 bear5

bear14 bear8

bear10 bear7

bear5 bear9

bear4 bear6

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When creating the cards, I used Copics, Derwent Inktense Pencils, Distress Inks to colour. I also used various dies, stamps, and punches from Memory Box, MFT Dienamics, Stampin’ Up, Spellbinders, Lawn Fawn dies, SSS, and Penny Black. Plus: papers, card stock, gems, sequins, stickers, ribbon and twine for my stash. If you have specific questions about the products I used feel free to contact me.

C.R.A.F.T. – Challenge 361 – Inspired by a Book

DTbadgeThis week we got our inspiration from a book. I was just reading, “MOLTO GUSTO BY MARIO BATALI’”, and thought The Paper Shelter’s, “Pizza Chef” was perfect for my card design. I started the card by die cutting an “oven” mitt using the largest die from Sellbinder’s -Shapeabilities – Nested Mittens. Next I printed, coloured (with Copics) . and fussy cut out the chef and pizza. Final step was the assemble the card. On the inside I computer generated the sentiment, “I stole a Pizza of my heart!”


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C.R.A.F.T. Challenge 356 – 24th of March – Add some Bling

DTbadgeYou just have to love a challenge that requires adding “Bling”. I have a tendency to hoard my bling, so it is fun to be challenged to use some! I found this wonderful digi stamp by A Day for Daisies called 40s View. Those wonderful earrings were perfect to embellish! I started by colouring the beautiful lady with Copics. I then, using an oval die, cut her out and set aside. Next using some mirror-like foil card stock cut out a filigree oval by Spellbinders  Nestabilities – Oval Regalia Decorative Elements Dies – S4-492. I layered the pieces on my card base, then added the “bling” gemstones.

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