Kaboodle Doodle Challenge Number 10

Christmas has reached us at Kaboodle Doodle. Well, OK, we have skipped from Halloween straight into Christmas – I don't want to scare you but those Christmas cards ain't going to be done by anyone else now, are they? So this week hows about getting started with some bright and cheery Christmas colours? I've used the new, about to be launched, Kaboodle…


Christmas Trees

Been playing with my Limitless Limbs stamps from Pink Cat Studio and thinking about Christmas. So here is a card using circles cut from patterned paper stamped with one of the tree stamps.Materials:Stamp - Limitless limbs; Studio G AlphabetPapers - Dovecraft Victorian ChristmasInks - VersaFine Onyx Black; Rangers Distress Ink Walnut StainColouring - Koh-i-noor Watercolours; H2O TwinkiesOther - Dovecraft Victorian Christmas brads;…

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Sassy Crafts DT Call

I thought I might have a go at the DT call going on for Sassy Crafts. The challenge is to make three projects as outlined on the Sassy Crafts blog: 1 - A stamped project: A new Christmas card for you. Materials: Stamp - Sugar Nellie; HOTP Papers - Basic Grey; note paper Colouring - Derwent pencils and sansodor Ink - Versafine…


It Is Going To Be A Pink Christmas

The Christmas cards are coming along slowly... I've made one or two – is it cheating to use leftovers from last year? I'm loving distressing papers at the moment. I don't have a specialised tool such as the Tim Holtz widgit or the Heidi Swapp Pac-Man (don't you think it looks just like a pink Pac-Man?) but I do sew and my…


The Challenge That Keeps on Giving…

In the summer I joined in a fab challenge run by Susan Daly. Susan sent me, and others around the blogosphere, some fabby Stampin'Up goodies with the idea that we make some projects with the goodies and blog them. In my last blog, one of the comments I got suggested using the paper for a Christmas card - what a good idea…


More Christmas Cards

Another Christmas card, this one is for the BasicGrey challenge blog, which this week is all about the scallops. All the scallops have been hand scalloped (is that a verb? I scallop, you scallop, he scallops, we all scallop) using a circle template, scissors and craft knife and can be found on the long sides of the patterned paper, the circle with…


Another Christmas Card

This one is for Friday Sketchers and uses some of Krista's papers but actually not a Christmas set but her gorgeous Cabana set which has more of a summer feel to it. Materials: Stamp - snowflake homemade; Personal Impressions Papers - Designs by Krista Cabana Other - Acetate; Cuttlebug snowflake embossing folder; snowflake brad; cord; glitter; embossing glue; heat tool


Christmas Angels

I was naughty and bought some Core'dination papers recently. Couldn't wait to try them out so I used them for this week's Friday Sketchers Challenge, which has a fab sketch from Carole. Materials: Stamp - Whiff of Joy, HOTP Colouring - Letraset Promarkers Inks - Versafine black, Versacolor White, blue and purple Card - Blue cardstock; Core'dinations Equipment - printed sentiment; Cuttlebug…


Christmas Brights

I'm dreaming of a bright Christmas and here is a bright tag to go with it :) This one is for Tag You're It, which has a Christmas in August theme this week. Materials: Stamp - Hero Arts; HOTP Papers - BasicGrey Sultry Colouring - Twinkies H2O Inks - VersaFine black Others - Ribbons; crop-a-dile; eyelet