Friday, 2 December 2016

December Challenge in the Dragons Lair

Today a new challenge starts in the Dragons Lair
and the theme is Christmas Wishes
Interpret this as you will...

I decided to make a digital Christmas card...

Now Dragon's Lair Designs is sponsoring Digitally Sweet Challenges this month
and their theme is:

A Digital Christmas Card
This, I'm sure, will come in handy for all those Facebook friends and people you contact over the web and email, instead of sending "proper" cards. However you could then print it out and send it as a "proper" card. A win, win playtime. Go on, get your Digital Diva out and let her play.

So I decided I would link my make to Digitally Sweet Challenges too...

This Christmas card uses  Christmas Morn Papers & Elements
 and Xmas Waves Border  in Serif Craft Artist 2.

Hope you will take a look at the wonderful inspirations from my teamies
 and join in the challenge!!

Happy Crafting!


Why not visit some of the other areas in the Dragons Lair Designs family of sites?

Thursday, 1 December 2016

12 Months of Christmas Challenge #24

This is my DT make for the November Challenge

  This month the theme is 'Welcome to the North Pole'.

Our sponsors are Limited Runs

Limited Runs Digital Stamps

and of course Décosse's Dynamite Doodles

Please check out the 12 Months of Christmas Link Up for details of all the prizes!

I have used two papers from this paper kit,
 starting first with a Kraft card base and matting it with the deer paper.

 I used the second paper to paper-piece the image in parts
 and then added colour with Promarkers and silver glitter glue - and added googly eyes!
Finally I added a wooden sentiment.

Hope to see your make in the Challenge!

Happy Crafting!

House of Cards Holiday Blog Hop & DT Call

Hi everyone!
  This blog hop marks the end of the fourth term at House of Cards.

 To say goodbye to some of the DT who are leaving 
and thank you to all, we're celebrating with a blog hop!

  This hop will run from Dec 1st to Dec 15th and is also a DT CALL! 

Find details of the DT call and the hop prizes here

Here is the photo inspiration

and here's my make:

I started with a red card base and added three strips of DP
 from a set by  Décosse's Dynamite Doodles which were all reminiscent of the photo inspiration.

I have used an image from Cute as A Button
Cute As A Button Designs

Christmas Kitty

coloured with Promarkers and glitter glue, trimmed to size and matted on green.

Having trouble getting a decent photo of this card - it is so dark at the moment...
Will try again as and when...

I will link this to IKE's SUYP Challenge #12
And now, here's the hop order~
 if you've arrived here by chance do go back to the beginning:

Start here ---> House of Cards Challenge Blog<---Start here... then...

Mynn | Cohenna | Donna | Em | Heather | Jane | Judy 
Karen | Katarina | Katy | Leslie | Linda | Merethe
Michele | Paula | Rocky | Rosi | Ruza
Shawna | Shirley | Steph | Sue N. | Susan YOU ARE HERE | Tina | Toni

Your next stop is Tina
 Don't forget to link up a project with us after completing the hop
 for an extra chance to win! 

Happy Crafting!

Crafty Hazelnut's Extra for December

By now all my Christmas cards should be made - I wish!!

However today I am going to show you some tags...another thing that needs doing!!

This is my first Design Team make for the December Challenge of

Bugaboo Stamps are proud to sponsor this challenge - they are offering $21 of digital stamps to the randomly selected winner.

The image is Season's Greetings Feet, coloured with Promarkers,
 a little glitter glue and then cut out.
This is one of my favourite images at the moment!

I started with Kraft tags and added some DP from my scraps for the larger tags, then the image an a small banner saying Just For You.

For the small tag in the centre I replaced the DP for some self adhesive ribbon.

Do have a look at the other makes to inspire you over at Crafty Hazelnut's Extra

Looking forward to seeing your make...

I will share these tags on 25 Days of Christmas Tags
I have only just come across this Challenge - I will certainly look out for it next year!
What an amazing set of tags for each of 26 days!
I was inspired by the Challenge itself to make some tags - and particularly to use some Kraft bases, when I say the non-traditional colours of Day 26.
Happy Crafting!