Merry Christmas

fredag 21 december 2018

Hello there crafters!
Here is the last Christmas card I sent out to family this year. And with this one, I wish you all a very Merry Christmas!
I used Penny Black´s Poinsettia Wreath stamp on watercolor paper, together with Distress Markers and inks. The bow was cut with one CraftEmotions die and then sponged with Distress inks, I also splattered white ink over. The sentiment die is from Rox Stamps and was cut out of both gold glitter paper and black foam, then mounted together to give dimension. I also stamped some branches in the corners.
Thanks for stopping by this busy time of year!
Hugs, Birgit

Entered challenges:
Creative Moments - Anything Goes
Penny Black and More - Traditional Christmas Colours
Little Red Wagon - All Things Christmas
As You Like It - Anything Goes
Creative Knockouts - Tis The Season

Merry And Bright

tisdag 18 december 2018

Hello there!
This is a busy time of year for sending cards to friends and family and I have a couple more to show you even if they are already on their way.
Here I have used the Crafter´s Companion Christmas Cheer stamp set to create this card. I colored up the reindeer with my Copics and placed a stencil from Memory Box called Winter Flurry Frame over it and sponged the edges with Iced Spruce Distress ink. I also added Star Dust and Platinum Stickles, Glossy Accents and a few clear bling stones. I felt something was missing, so I found some Christmassy berries to decorate with in my stash.
Have a wonderful day!
Hugs, Birgit

Entered challenges:
A Bit More Time To Craft - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes
Crafting By Designs - Holiday Anything Goes
As You Like It - Favourite Christmas Animal (reindeer are my favorite, when I went through the Christmas cards, because I would send them, I saw that there were a lot of reindeers on them:)
Dragonfly Dreams - Anything Goes

Warm Christmas Hugs

lördag 15 december 2018

Hi everyone!
We are closing in on the big day, so it´s time to hurry up with the Christmas card production. I was in the mood for a wintry snowman card... I grabbed the Tim Holtz Snowman Scene die set, some Distress inks and got started. I mounted the snowman with foam tape to give him dimension. I used Black Magic Core´dinations cardstock for the background, crumplet it up and then sanded. I stamped with some old spruce stamps before I die cut the next piece. I added a snowpack of white glitter paper, some Diamond Stickles and Glossy Accents too. The Kristina Scrapbooking sentiment was white heat embossed. I also splattered white ink over to create snowfall.
As always thanks so much for stopping!
Hugs, Birgit

Entered challenges:
Papercraft Business - Anything Goes/Christmas
Dream Valley - Christmas
The Paper Girls - Die Cuts
Aud Sentiments - Anything Goes + a Sentiment
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Create a Winter Scene
Simon Says Stamp Monday - Warm Winter Wishes

Season´s Greatings

onsdag 12 december 2018

Hi everyone!
I'm trying to catch up with a quick blog post today with a Christmas card that I want to share with you.
My card for today were created with Lawn Fawn Home For Christmas stamp set and dies, I colored up with my Copic pens. Next, I created a background using blue Distress inks and I also splattered white ink over it to make stars or snow. I die cut the city silhouette using a Marianne Design die, and at its lower edge I added a layer 3D snow and sprinkled over glitter before it dried. I popped up the car and the white heat embossed sentiment with foam tape over the snow. To make it glitter even more, I added Star Dust Stickles to the falling star, Platinum Stickles in some windows and Glossy Accents too.
Thanks so much for stopping by!
Hugs, Birgit

Entered challenges:
Winter Wonderland - Anything Christmas Goes
Alphabet Challenge - S is for Season´s Greatings
Through The Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
Addicted to Stamps and More - Make Your Mark
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday - Christmas

Out In The Snow

söndag 9 december 2018

Hello there crafters!
Today I´m sharing a Christmas card created with the Toby Tumble & Ribins stamp set from Cuddly Buddly. To color the image, I used Distress inks on watercolor paper.
I also used Star Dust Stickles and some white ink to spatter over the image. I cut out a branch with a Tim Holtz Holiday Greens die and sponged it with green Distress inks. Next, I stamped the mittens from My Favourite Things Winter Warmth stamp set and cut out with the matching dies, then I hung them up on the branch. I added the image over a piece of old designer paper and white sparkle card base, I finished my card with a few clear sequins.
I think that´s about it. Thanks so much for stopping by this busy time of the year!
Hugs, Birgit

Entered challenges:
Just Add Ink - Just Add "I" (Ice cold, Inks)
The Crafty Addicts - Anything Goes/Theme It´s Christmas
Stamping Sensations - Winter Sparkle
Crafting By Designs - Holiday Anything Goes
Brown Sugar - winter scenes, events or December Holiday

Merry Christmas, This Year Again ...

torsdag 6 december 2018

Hello friends!
Thanks so much for stopping by today! I have a card to share with you where I have used Spellbinders Poinsettia stamp and Distress inks. I did the main stamping with Iced Spruce, and then I filled in red and green with a brush.
I cut a panel in the middle and raised it with foam tape to give dimension. For the Merry Christmas I used a Mandys die and the old Inkido sentiment was white heat embossed. I finished of by adding a few dark red pearls.
I hope you all enjoy this time before Christmas!
Hugs, Birgit

Entered challenges:
CAS Colours & Sketches - Choose a 2018 Challenge and make it seasonal
Penny Black and More - Traditional Christmas Colours
CAS on Friday - Make a Christmas Card
Muse:ChristmasVisions - Any Holiday Card

From All Of Us To All Of You

måndag 3 december 2018

Hello there!
I´m back today to share a new Christmas card with you and I hope you all had a wonderful weekend, it swished by in a blink for me! I´m also playing along with a few blog challenges listed below.
Here is a list of products I used to make this card:
Sizzix Embossing Folders `Birds & Reindeer Set´
Tutti Designs `Leafy Wreath´ die
Cuddly Buddly `Toby Tumble & Robins´stamp set
Marianne Design COL1325 stamp/die set
CraftEmotions Bows die set
Copic pens and Distress inks
Glossy Accents, Red Stickles, 3D snow 
Gold embossing pouder
Gold glitter paper and gold Sequins
As always thanks so much for stopping by!
Hugs, Birgit

I´m playing along with:
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes
Crafting By Designs - Get Ready For Christmas
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes

With The Wish Of A Merry Christmas

lördag 1 december 2018

Hello there!
Of course I have another Christmas card to share today! This time I picked up the Peeker Snowmen die from Cottage Cutz for the second time this fall / winter, I think they are so cute that they can join one more card.
This time I colored them up with my Copic pens and I also added some Glossy Accents. I created a background using Distress inks on watercolor paper together with a Snowfall stencil from My Favourite Things. I covered it with embossing paste and loose glitter, which I then heated in. I stamped the sentiment from Scrapfabriken on vellum and black heat embossed that too. To create the frame, I used a couple of Lawn Fawn dies. To finish of, I die-cut Tim Holtz Holiday Greens, sponged them with Distress inks and added them together with a few red pearls.
Wishing everyone a good start of December!
Hugs, Birgit

Entered challenges:
Muse:ChristmasVisions - Any Holiday Card
Inkspirational - Anything Christmas Goes
Crafty Friends - Christmas