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Monday 1 August 2011

Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow!

Good morning everyone! It's my first day back at work again since the holiday, of course there was tons of work waiting for me on my desk this morning, so no easing  back into it for me but full steam ahead! Today I have my first Christmas Cards All Year Round DT card to show you. The theme is a little different than usual, we want you to use at least 4 of the following:

Hand Stitching
Textured papers
Metal embellishments
Alphabet stickers or rubons for the sentiment

Here is my take on the challenge:

Can you tell which elements I've used? If you manage to make five Christmas cards following our theme this month, you will be eligible for the monthly prize draw. I would love to see what you come up with! Have a look at the challenge blog to see what my talented DT buddies have made!

Materials used: 
* Cream card base
* Studio Light image
* Dovecraft Noel DP
* Kars Xmas Collection Ribbon
* Making Memories Trims Cool Twine
* SEI Vanilla Icing Accents Chipboard
* K&Co Glitter rubon sentiment
* Peel-offs and glittered paper from stash

* Sassy Studio (Christmas in July)
* Crafty Creations (Christmas in July)
* Scrap Creations (Favourite Holiday, Christmas of course!)
* Crafty Your Passion (Anything Goes)
* Use It Tuesday (It's a two-fer; use two hoarded items (all items are stash-shopped)
* Totally Gorjuss (Christmas in July)
* Fussy & Fancy (Christmas in July)
* Crafty Catz (Christmas in July)
* Allsorts (Anything Goes)
* Creative Belli (Christmas in July)

That's it from my so far, I will be back on Friday with a new Card Makin' Mamas card!


  1. Hi Ciska,
    Gorgeous card, love the sweet and festive image. Thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week.xx

  2. fab festive card .. love that santa
    Lisa x

  3. What a sweet little card! Love the cute image and fun striped paper! I just wanted to let you know that you will want to go back and re-link your entry to the proper post. The Let It Snow challenge requires use of a Sassy Studio Designs image so I think you were looking for our Christmas in July challenge. Thanks for joining us at SSD! :)

  4. that is lovely! i like the detail you have added to the inside of the card too. i'm looking forward to seeing what everyone else creates too. x

  5. Hi Ciska, Oh that Santa is gorgeous and I love all the details on your card. Anxious to see what everyone has done and say hi. If you want the tent card tutorial I'll send you the link. Forgot to put that in my post so maybe I'll got edit and add it......Have fab week! "Hugs" Carol

  6. Fabulous Santa Criska, lovely festive card.
    Thanks for playing at 'Fussy and Fancy'

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  7. Adorable Ciska! Love that embellishing and the insides too!

  8. Didn't see an email address so I'm putting the link to the tutorial for the tent card here.
    Anxious to see what you create.. "Hugs" Carol

  9. Gorgeous cards good luck with the DT call xx Jan

  10. Fantastic card!!!

    Thanks so much for joining in our free and easy challenge at Allsorts this week and good luck in the draw.....

    Emma xxx

  11. Too cute, thanks for playing along with SSD!

  12. Gorgeous Christmas card, really pretty in the traditional red and green colourway. Thanks for joining us at TG this week.

    Kat x

  13. Thanks for joining us at Use it Tuesday- UIT DT Haven

  14. Your cards are absolutely beautiful. Thanks for joining us at TG this week. x

  15. Hi Ciska
    A beautiful card thankyou for joining us this week at CraftyCatz
    Hugs Dianne xx

  16. Hi Ciska honey! Re: how I distress my papers, I use Tim Holtz' ditressing tool - it's brilliant because you can use it to make subtle ditressing or go to town and really get ripping with it!

    You can see it here, just scroll down the page a little...

  17. such a lovely card, love those out of season creations! thanks for playing with us at Use It Tuesday :)))

  18. Fabulous card inside and out.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion. Hope to see you again next week :D
    Lisa x