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Sunday, 30 December 2012

11 Banner Flags

This Thank You card is for Frosted Designs 11th Day of Christmas - 11 banner flags.  The patterned paper came in a booklet of freebie papers with a papercrafting magazine and I cut out a section to include the 11 flags.

Supplies:  pink card blank, white cardstock, freebie dp, The Craft Spot felt flowers, Portacraft pink rhinestone, alpha stickers.

Tools:  Big Shot, Craft Concepts Budding Vine embossing folder, Spellbinders Mega Ovals and Mega Scalloped Ovals dies.

Challenges:
Frosted Designs 12Days of Christmas - 11th Day ~ 11 banner flags
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Creative Inspirations Paint - Anything Goes
Natalie and Amy - Favourite Things ~ favourite tool Big Shot, favourite embossing folder

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Black and White Thank You

The 12th Day of Christmas at Frosted Designs is to use 12 brads.  I have made another Thank You card and used brads for the flower centres.

Supplies:  white square card blank, white cardstock, lace dp from a Cre8tiv mini paper stack, black grosgrain ribbon, brads, Kaisecraft small black pearls, Sullivans Paper Xtra sentiment rub-on.

Tools:  Big Shot, Spellbinders Fancy Tags Two die, CC Designs Phlox Flowers die.

Challenges:
Allsorts Week 186/187 - Black and White
Try It On Tuesday December Challenge 2 - Lucky Dip ~ die-cuts + ribbon + sentiment + pearls
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

10 Buttons

Finally catching up with Frosted Designs 12 Days of Christmas.  This is for the 10th day - 10 buttons.
I am over making Christmas cards so have made a couple of  Thank You cards and spread out the buttons on to the two cards.

Supplies:  orange and green cardstock, patterned card from DCWV Citrus Stack, buttons.
Tools:  Big Shot, Sizzix Thank You embossing folder.

Challenges:
Frosted Designs 12Days of Christmas - 10th Day ~ 10 Buttons
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Charisma Cardz Challenge 51 - Anything Goes
The Paper Shelter Challenge 93 - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Saturday, 22 December 2012

With Love At Christmas

These are the Christmas cards that I have sent to family and friends who I will not see on the day, very quick and easy and great for a production line : )  

 
 
Supplies:  red, sage green and silver card blanks, white cardstock, sentiments stickers, rhinestones.
Tools:  Big Shot, Couture Creations Pere Noel embossing folder.

Challenges:
Joanna Sheen - With Love at Christmas
The Stamp Spot - Anything Christmas Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Merry Christmas
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge 103 - Christmas Birthday or Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Friday, 21 December 2012

Embossed Merry Christmas

A Christmas card following the Bingo at Get Creative.  I chose to use patterned paper, die-cut and ribbon.  Cardstock and sentiments are allowable extras : )

Supplies:  white square card blank, white cardstock, HOTP dp, gold ribbon, sentiment.
Tools:  Big Shot, Crafty Concepts Budding Vine embossing folder, MFT Die-namics Decorative Doily die.

Challenges:
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge 103 - Christmas Birthday or Anything Goes
Crafts and Me - Christmas
Simon Says Stamp - Merry Christmas
Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge 62 - Anything Goes + Ribbon

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Christmas Bauble

Another CAS Christmas card with a die-cut from Crimson Cloud, using the inspiration pic at Cupcake Inspirations.


Supplies:  white card blank, Crimson Cloud bauble die-cut, dp from stash, gold ribbon, sticker, foam tape.

Challenges:
D.L.Art Thankful Thursday - Ribbon and Ornament
The ABC Challenge - D for Deck the Halls
Simon Says Stamp - Merry Christmas
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge 103 - Christmas Birthday or Anything Goes
Crafts and Me - Christmas
Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge 62 - Anything Goes + Ribbon
MyGrafico Challenge 142 - Anything goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Poinsettia Christmas

A simple CAS Christmas card using lovely paper from Hot Off The Press that I got as a freebie with a magazine, I'd like to get more  : )

Supplies:  red card blank, red and beige? cardstock, HOTP Vintage Christmas dp, Memento Rhubard Stalk in, pearls, antique gold paper lace.

Tools:  Big Shot, MFT Die-namics Decorative Doily Duo dies, freebie stamp from magazine.

Challenges:
Simon Says Stamp - Merry Christmas
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge 103 - Christmas Birthday or Anything Goes
Crafty Boots - Christmas
Fab n Funky Challenge 152 - Ribbon and/or Lace
Jingle Belles - Anything Holiday Goes
Craftymess Challenge 23 - Vintage Christmas
MyGrafico Challenge 142 - Anything Goes
Ladybug Crafts Ink - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Holly Christmas

Another Christmas card using my Stamp-It Holly stamp with a little added bling  : )

Supplies:  sage green card blank, pale green cardstock, dp from stash, Memento Cottage Ivy ink, red rhinestones.

Tools:  Fiskars Apron Lace border punch, Stamp-It Holly Twirl stamp.

Challenges:
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge 103 - Christmas Birthday or Anything Goes
Jingle Belles - Anything Holiday Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Merry Christmas
D.L.Art Thankful Thursday - Red and/or Green
Forever Friends Challenge 51 - Christmas Cards
Crafty Boots - Christmas
Card Makin Mamas - Happy Holidays
MyGrafico Challenge 142 - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Holly Christmas

On the 9th Day of Christmas at Frosted Designs the challenge is to use 9 pearls or sparkles; I had the perfect stamp from Stamp-It with 9 holly berries to bling up  :  )  I used the inspiration pic at Scrapbook Boutique as the colour theme of red, green and white.


Supplies:  square green card blank, white cardstock, dp from stash, Memento Cottage Ivy ink, red rhinestones, MC sticker.

Tools:  Stamp-It Holly Twirl stamp, Fiskars Apron Lace border punch.

Challenges:
Frosted Designs 12Days of Christmas - 9th Day ~ 9 pearls or sparkles
Scrapbook Boutique - inspiration pic + red, white and green
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge 103 - Christmas Birthday or Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Tuesday, 18 December 2012

A Puppy Christmas

A cute card using an image from The Paper Shelter which I printed out twice and did a little bit of 3D decoupage.

Supplies:  green square card blank, dp from stash, TPS image, foam tape.

Challenges:
The Paper Shelter Challenge - 2 of anything ~ 2 dogs (and 2 stockings : )
Crafty Boots - Christmas
The Stamp Spot December Challenge - Anything Christmas Goes
Jingle Belles - Anything Holiday Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Monday, 17 December 2012

Pastel Christmas

This Christmas card was made from a second stamping from the ink that was left on the stamp after stamping the image on this card.  I really like how it turned out, more subtle but prettier I think  :  )

Supplies:  white card blank, white cardstock, mesh ribbon, MC sticker, Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Markers (Pine Needles, Dusty Concord, Worn Lipstick), foam tape.

Tools:  Big Shot, Cuttlebug Swiss Dots embossing folder, Hero Arts Two Birds In A Tree stamp.

Challenges:
Winter Wonderland - Oh Christmas Tree
Cardz TV Challenge 21 - White Christmas ~ snow/snowflakes/snowman
Flourishes Timeless Tuesday 199 - Non Traditional Festive Colours
Victorine Originals Challenge 49 - Non Traditional Christmas Colours
Cupcake Craft Challenge 222 - Merry Christmas
Jingle Belles - Anything Holiday Goes
Natalie and Amy - Winter Wishes ~ Christmas/Winter
Simon Says Stamp - Favourite Tool ~ Big Shot

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Friday, 14 December 2012

Snowy Christmas

The 3rd Day of Frosted Designs 12 Days of Christmas is to use 3 mists/inks/paints.  I have used 3 Distress Markers as ink painted onto a stamp.  I love the effect and it makes the scene on the stamp appear more snowy than using an ink pad.

Supplies:  pink square card blank, white and pink cardstock, Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Markers (Pine Needles, Dusty Concord, Worn Lipstick), MC sticker, foam tape.

Tools:  Big Shot, Cuttlebug Swiss Dots embossing folder, Spellbinders Ribbon Buckles and Mega Ovals dies, Hero Arts Two Birds In A Tree stamp.

Challenges:
Frosted Designs 12Days of Christmas - 3rd day ~ 3 mists/inks/paints
Simon Says Stamp - Favourite tool ~ Big Shot
Sweet Stampin' - Dies and/or punches
Flourishes Timeless Tuesday 199 - Non-traditional Festive Colours
Victorine Originals Challenge 49 - Non-traditional Christmas Colours
Cardz TV Challenge 21 - snow/snowflakes/snowman
Jingle Belles - Anything Holiday Goes
The Stamp Spot December Challenge - Anything Christmas Goes
Natalie and Amy - Christmas/Winter
Winter Wonderland - Oh Christmas Tree
The Paper Shelter - Two of anything ~ two trees (with 2 birds : )

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Vintage Angels

A Vintage-style Christmas card using four papers for Frosted Designs 12 Days of Christmas; 4th Day - use 4 different patterned papers.  They are all from Kaisercraft pads; Twig & Berry and Turtle Dove, the angel image cut from one of the papers.

Supplies:  cream card blank, beige cardstock, Kaisercraft dp, sentiment die-cut from Kaisercraft Turtle Dove pad.

Tools:  Big Shot, MFT Decorative Oval Doily Duo dies.

Challenges:
Frosted Designs 12Days of Christmas - 4th Day ~ 4 patterned papers
Fab N Funky Challenge 151 - Vintage Christmas
Crafty Mess Challenge 23 - Vintage Christmas
Forever Friends Challenge 51 - Christmas Cards
The Ribbon Girl December Challenge - Ho Ho Ho ~ Christmas
Cupcake Craft Challenge 222 - Merry Christmas
Jingle Belles - Anything Holiday Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Favourite Tool ~ Big Shot

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Thursday, 13 December 2012

Vintage Christmas

This is the 2nd Day of Christmas entry for Frosted Designs 12 Days of Christmas which is to use 2 stamps; a Vintage-style Christmas card using the colours from Inspired By Stamping  

IBSIC - use sage green, red and white/cream
Supplies:  cream card blank, Kaisercraft 'Tis The Season and Turtle Dove dp, sage (light olive) green dp from stash, cream crochet lace, pearl flower centre, Memento Rhubarb Stalk ink.

Tools:  Big Shot, Spellbinders Labels Four die, Kreaxions flower die, Stamp-It Peaceful Background stamp, small flourish stamp from HOTP Enchanted Christmas set.

Challenges:
The Paper Shelter - 2 of anything ~ 2 stamps
Simon Says Stamp and Show - inspired by Tim Holtz 12 Days of Christmas Tags ~ this tag
Crafty Mess Challenge 23 - Vintage Christmas
Jingle Belles - Anything Holiday Goes
Vintage Stamping Challenge 3 - Pocket Full of Posies ~ use flowers
Sweet Stampin' - Dies and/or Punches
Simon Says Stamp - favourite tool ~ Big Shot

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Five Gold Things

Another Christmas card following the 12 Days of Christmas at Frosted Designs - the 5th day ~ 5 Gold things.  I have used 2 flower centres plus 3 brads.

Supplies:  white card blank, red cardstock, gold foil paper, gold flower brads, Fundamentals foiled MC rub-on, glue dots.

Tools:  Big Shot, Craft Concepts Budding Vine embossing folder, CC Designs Phlox Flowers dies, MFT Prima Donna die.

Challenges:
Frosted Designs 12Days of Christmas - 5th day ~ 5 gold things
CRAFT Challenge 184 - Christmas
Cupcake Craft Challenge 222 -Merry Christmas
Jingle Belles - Anything Holiday Goes
The Stamp Spot - Anything Christmas Goes
Bearly Mine Challenge 65 - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Seven Sparkly Snowflakes

I have been trying to catch up with my entries for Frosted Designs 12 Days of Christmas.  1st Day is here with 1 bird and here now is the 7th - 7 sparkly snowflakes.

Supplies:  white card stock, blue foiled card from DCWV Citrus Cardstock Matstack, Memento Bahama Blue ink, Kaisercraft Silver rhinestones, MC sticker.

Tools:  Big Shot, Couture Creations Pere Noel embossing folder, HOTP Enchanted Christmas snowflake stamp.

Challenges:
Frosted Designs 12 Days of Christmas - 7th day ~ 7 sparkly snowflakes
Simon Says Stamp - Snowflakes
CRAFT Challenge 184 - Christmas
Delicious Doodles Challenge 14 - Christmas with Blue
Ladybug Crafts Ink - Sparkliscious
Flourishes Timeless Tuesdays 199 - Non Traditional Festive Colours 
Victorine Originals Challenge 49 - Non Traditional Christmas Colours

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Poinsettia

A Christmas card with a poinsettia die-cut from Crimson Cloud that I won in a challenge a while back.

Supplies: white card blank, white cardstock, dp from stash, Crimson Cloud poinsettia die-cut, gold paper, brad, MC sticker.

Tools:  Big Shot, MFT Die-namics Oval Decorative Doily and Prima Donna Petals dies.

Challenges:
Jingle Belles - Anything Holiday Goes
Natalie and Amy - Winter Wishes
The Stamp Spot December Challenge - Anything Christmas

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Christmas Dove

A CAS Christmas card with lovely foiled paper from Kaisercraft's Turtle Dove pad and a flocked dove sticker that I got recently from a craft show.

Supplies:  red square card blank, Kaisercrsft Turtle Dove dp, flocked dove sticker, sentiment sticker.

Challenges:
The Ribbon Girls December Challenge - Ho Ho Ho ~ Christmas
Emergency Crafters - Deck The Halls ~ Christmas
Jingle Belles - Anything Holiday Goes
Frosted Designs 12Days of Christmas - On The First Day of Christmas ~ 1 bird
DL Art Thankful Thursday - Red and/or Green

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Christmas Wreath

A Christmas card inspired by the pic from Inspired By.


Supplies:  white card blank, red and white cardstock, red ribbon, MC sticker, Santa wreath die-cut freebie from a magazine.

Tools:  Big Shot, Craft Concepts Budding Vine embossing folder, QuicKutz Nesting Circles die, Spellbinders Moroccan Accents die, Fiskars Apron Lace border punch.

Challenges:
Inspired By Challenge 53 - inspiration pic
CRAFT Challenge 184 - Christmas
Forever Friends Challenge 51 - Christmas Cards
Jingle Belles - Anything Holiday Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Monday, 3 December 2012

Pink and Brown Project with Heart

An Anniversary card in shades of pink and brown for Southern Girls.

Supplies:  metallic brown card blank, pink cardstock, DCWV Old World Mat Stack, crochet lace, Prima flower, American Crafts pearl brad, sentiment and tiny heart stickers.

Tools:  Big Shot, QuicKutz Nesting Doily Hearts die.

Challenges:
Southern Girls Challenge 58 - Colour Me Pretty ~ Pink and Brown
Simon Says Stamp and Show - A Project with Heart
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Crafty Boots - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Friday, 30 November 2012

Black and White + One

A birthday card with more twine from my forgotten stash with a cute cat charm hanging from it.

Supplies:  white card blank, white, purple and black cardstock, black saddle stitch ribbon, black bakers twine, Tibetan silver cat charm, black rhinestones.

Tools:  Big Shot, Craft Concepts Budding Vine embossing folder, Magnolia Doohickeys Paris Night cat die, CC Designs Butterfly die, Fiskars Apron Lace border punch.

Challenges:
Cupcake Craft Challenge 220 - Black, White Plus One
The Pretty Little Ribbon Shop Challenge 16 - Die-cuts/punches, ribbon and charms
Send A Smile 4 Kids - Anything Goes
Pile It On Challenge 48 - Anything But Christmas
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Vintage Santa

A Christmas card in the same style as this one, the twine coming from a sample pack I won as a challenge prize a few months ago.  I forgot I had it until I cleaned out and re-organised my ribbon drawer : )  The paper and charm are from a freebie pack that came with a papercrafting magazine and the Merry Christmas stamp (from Hot Off The Press) is another freebie from a different magazine.


Challenges:
One Stop Craft Challenge 206 - Vintage Christmas
D.L.Art Thankful Thursday - December Holiday
Jingle Belles - Anything (Holiday) Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Crafty Boots - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Thursday, 29 November 2012

Utopia

A very CAS card using one of my favourite papers from Kaisercrafts Utopia collection.  I love it when the dp does all the designing for me, especially as I have so much to use up.  All I needed to do was add a bit of bling and  a sentiment  :  )

Supplies:  blue quare card blank, Kaisercraft Utopia dp, sequin bling, Kaisercraft hb rub-on.

Challenges:
Allsorts Week 182 - Bring On The Bling
Crafty Boots - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Pile It On Challenge 48 - Anything But Christmas

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Pegasus

A birthday card using my favourite image from Delicious Doodles.

Supplies:  white cardstock, patterned card from DCWV Old World Mat Stack, Delicious Doodles image coloured in Microsoft Word, rhinestones, Kaisercraft hb rub-on.

Tools:  Big Shot, QuicKutz Nesting Lace Circles die, Fiskars Apron Lace border punch.

Challenges:
Delicious Doodles Challenge 12 - Something That Flies
Incy Wincy Designs - Magical/Mystical
Allsorts Week182 - Bring on the Bling
Totally Gorjuss - Don't Be Square
Send A Smile 4 Kids - Anything Goes
Crafty Boots - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Pile It On Challenge 48 - Anything But Christmas

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Sit Back and Relax

A birthday card using a great stamp set from Marks Finest Papers A Heinrich Co.

Supplies:  brown card blank, Kaisercraft Hunt & Gather dp, Memento Rich Cocoa ink, copper hb sticker.

Tools:  MFP Adirondack Summer stamp set.

Challenges:
Joanna Sheen Challenge - Anything Goes Excluding Christmas
Pile It On Challenge 48 - Anything But Christmas
Crafty Boots - Anything Goes
Party Time Tuesdays PTT96 - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Wednesday, 28 November 2012

It's A Boy

A baby card using a Lily Of The Valley die-cut topper that I've cut down to fit on a die-cut mat.
This was very difficult to photograph at night, the blue background appears much darker than IRL and the silver on the edge of the ribbon doesn't show up that well either. . . . I may need to re-instate my lightbox for night time pics.

Supplies:  white square card blank, blue and white cardstock, LOTV die-cut, silver edged ribbon, silver sentiment sticker, silver charm.

Tools:  Big Shot, QuicKutz Eyelet Squares die.

Challenges:
The Pretty Little Ribbon Shop Challenge 16 - Die Cuts/Punches, Ribbon, Charms
Bearly Mine Challenge 63 - Blues and Silver
Songbird Challenge 9 - Shades of Blue
Lili's Little Fairies - Anything Goes
Party Time Tuesdays PTT96 - Anything Goes
Crafty Boots - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
Pile It On Challenge 48 - Anything But Christmas

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny

Butterfly Thank You

A Thank You card in Autumn colours following the sketch at Simon Says Stamp.


Supplies:  cream square card blank, Kaisercraft Devonshire Collection dp, doily, mesh ribbon, sentiment sticker, pearls, foam tape.

Tools:  Big Shot, Marianne Design Craftables butterfly die.

Challenges:
Ribbon Carousel RCC74 - Give Thanks/Fall
My Craft Spot Challenge 77 - Showing Gratitude
Fab N Funky - 3  ~ pearls 
Pile It On Challenge 48 - Anything But Christmas
Crafty Boots - Anything Goes

Thanks for looking, comments welcome.

Jenny