Rudolph says hello

It’s the season for Christmas cards and therefore I have another one to share today. I’ve used one of the new selfie stamps by MFT Stamps and stuck with neutral colours to go with the red. Die cuts from Honey Bee Stamps and Memory Box, letters and card stock by MFT Stamps as well as a Snip Art stencil, some acrylic paint, foam tape and a sentiment strip from Simon Says Stamp make up the list of supplies this time.

RAm hanging stars boy

I do my best to avoid making two cards looking the same. However, there is one exception. If someone wants one of my cards and then another one similar or identical, then I’ll do it. That is the case with this one. Someone wanted the pink version I made earlier this year, but also wanted it in a blue version for a boy. So here it is, using Rachelle Anne Miller’s Hanging Stars!

The text stamp, card base and inks are by MFT Stamps and I’ve used Copic Marker to colour up the image. As always, the enamel dots are by Altenew.

Here you can see the pink and blue together:

World Cardmaking Day

It is world cardmaking day today so I wanted to make a card for that very reason. It’s a pretty simple card, without colouring, in white with a dash of purple. I’ve done what I enjoy about cardmaking for this card (apart from the whole no colouring part of it). I’ve used loads of brands, I’ve been inspired by another crafter (Norine Borys, @norinehope on Instagram) and it’s about friendship.

The embossing folder is by CraftWell, the dies by Simon Says Stamp, the sentiment by GinaK Design, card stock by Papertrey Ink and My Favorite Things and the inks are by My Favorite Things and GinaK Design.

MFT Coloring virtuoso

My second entry for this years MFT Stamps‘ Superstar contest is for the colouring category. I’ve been unsure if I was going to have the energy for this as I’ve been unwell most of this month so far, the past week and a half with a nasty cold and a cough that simply will neither let go nor let me sleep. Oh how I am looking forward to it disappearing!

Anyway, here I am with my finished project. I had an idea which I think fits with the last year. How some people make a difference and make your life more colourful. So the front is coloured in black and white, the first page inside is the same image, but in colour, and then it’s a normal greeting area inside with the text “You Make Everyday Life Feel Special”. I have combined various sets from the Birdie Brown and Stacey Yacula collections for the scene.

Here is the front of the card. I have used scissors to cut a small tab at the bottom which I embossed a small greeting onto. I’ve also used chunky embossing to create snow on the image.

Here is the flip inside with the coloured image. I’ve added “snow” to this panel as well as another sentiment:

And the page inside with the greeting:

Here are the two coloured panels before I made the card:

I’ve used the following stamp sets:

Adorable Adventures
Always Bring a Smile
Holiday Penguins
Itty Bitty Basics
Merry Wishes
Scene Builder
Warmest Wishes

Copics used: (black and white image) T0, T1, T2, T3, T4, T5, T6, T7, T8, T9.

Copics used: (colourful image) E00, E02, E13, E15, E41, E42, E43, E44, E47, E49, B91, B93, B95, B97, B99, BG000, BG90, BG93, BG96, BG99, BV000, BV20, BV23, BV25, V20, V22, T1, T3

The card has been entered into the following challenge:

MFT Stamps Superstar – Coloring Virtuoso

Post update:

Oh my goodness! I am so happy to share that my card was chosen as one of the winners. Thank you so much!

Mo’s With tree

I’m up on the Mo’s DT blog again today and I’ve got a Christmas card to share this time. I’ve used an image that I received as a Patreon for Mo. I’ve been that since about the start and have received loads of fun images. It’s fun getting new ones sent to my mail every month and it’s the only subscription I’ve had to anything craft related! Anyway, back to the card!

I’ve opted for a teal and light brown combination today. The top left corner of the card has gotten a cluster made of die cut scrap paper and a sentiment. The papers are from Maja Design whereas the dies are from Whimsy Stamps, Memory Box and MFT Stamps. I’ve used a sentiment from Norsk Stempelblad.