You may have noticed that the crafty industry has a tendency to get Christmas-y in July. A lot of companies introduce Christmas products, and a lot of challenges have Christmas prompts to play along with. I’ve been working on Christmas cards here and there throughout the year, but “Christmas in July” is a good excuse … More Little Snowman
Today’s post is a special one – I’m hosting my very first video hop! This hop was originally planned as a 100 subscriber hop, but it was postponed and then I crossed 200 subscribers, so now it is a hop to celebrate that milestone. (And in fact I’ve just passed 260!)
We’re looking for Christmas cards this week at the Watercooler Wednesday challenge. I decided to make a white on white card (with a touch of silver) for my project, though I slightly regret it because I still haven’t managed to find a good way to photograph white on white cards!
In my post this morning (4 More Cards from the Love From Lizi April Kit) I showed a card I had made where I had created my own turnabout stamp look. I thought that the technique might be one that other people would be interested in, so I have made a video showing three different … More Turnabout Stamping
It’s time for another Polkadoodles Crafting Challenge! The challenge is always an Anything Goes theme. This week the DT have chosen floral themed images with which to inspire you. I combined the pretty image from Polkadoodles with a fun stamped pattern which I made a bit differently than usual.
Our new Merry Monday challenge this week is very apt, given how the weather has been here in Helsinki recently. Nina is asking for snow on our Christmas cards. I decided to try out a technique I’ve not used before to create the background for my little snowy area. It was fun to do something … More Snow Cling – MM 274
It’s time for the first Cupcake Inspirations Challenge of the year. You may have already noticed something different – the challenge now goes live on Monday rather than Sunday. We are also now a fortnightly challenge so you will have more time to play along. As a result the DT members who have stayed on … More Snowy Woods – CIC 437