Friday, 2 November 2018

Time to get festive for the Craft Stamper Challenge ......

Happy Friday ......

Welcome to November folks.  I don't want to cause a panic but ....... IT'S ONLY 52 DAYS UNTIL CHRISTMAS ..... eeeeeekkk!!!   Guess what I'm doing this weekend ...... yep!  Christmas cards.

Let's start the weekend as I mean to go on with a little festive inspiration for this month's Craft Stamper Take It Make It Challenge .......

I think I'll be making a few more of these over the weekend .......  I love this new snowman from Penny Black.  He's from their Slapstick/Cling range and he's called Bundled Up.  He's a real jolly looking snowman and I think he looks great in the black and white, what do you think?

I used the MISTI to stamp him onto a piece of plain white cardstock, using Black Versafine Clair ink for the main image .....

and I also inked the holly leaves with a green Versafine ink.  I then used a glue pen and green glitter over the top of the holly leaves, and red glitter glue for the berries .... very festive!

For the band on his hat I went over the stamped image with the Nuvo Midas Touch (Gold) Aqua Shimmer pen
The sentiment was then stamped and heart embossed in gold across the bottom .... I do love my larger sentiments

I finished off by adding a sprinkling of Chunky White Embossing Powder and a couple of dots of black enamel accents for his buttons

As always there are two prizes up for grabs ......
1.  The Design Winner, chosen by the DT.  
They get their winning project featured in the Craft Stamper magazine along with a winners profile, and a GD spot on the Blog
2.  The Challenge Winner. 
And the prize for this month is ....... a fabulous Christmas Bundle of stamps and stencils from the amazing Kaisercraft

Remember you can enter the challenge up to THREE times .... any more than that unfortunately won't qualify for the prizes.
You must include ACTUAL RUBBER STAMPING on your projects too .... no digis please.
And also, don't forget to link back to the Craft Stamper Challenge post.

Happy stamping!

Thanks for popping by ..... have a fabulous Friday and a great weekend!
If you're off out to watch the fireworks this weekend, have fun, stay warm and stay safe.

Before I dash off though, I'm joining in the fun with Kylie's 12 Days of Christmas event. 
12 days filled with Christmas card ideas ....... that should help to fill my festive box!

Cheerio until next time ...... 


  1. He does look great in black and white - elegant even! I love the pops of colour with the red and green and the sentiment is beautiful! Hope you have a good weekend making cards! Anne xx

  2. He looks great in black and white, thanks for the inspiration.

  3. It's a wonderful card, it has the requisite green, red and gold of a classic Christmas card, but not in a garish way and looks very stylish!

  4. Love the snowman in black and white, Linda! The bling from the holly and berries makes him "fancy"! :) xx

  5. Oh, my friend, this card is SO much more gorgeous in real life than the monitor shows! The addition of color and snow paint make it beautifully festive! Thank you for sending me one!! 🎄Happy Holiday Hugs, Darnell


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