A Perfect Time to Craft December




Can you believe it is December tomorrow? I can't!! But that means it is time for a new challenge over at A Perfect Time to Craft.



This months sponsor is Dr Digi House of Stamps and my inspiration uses the digital stamp 'Best Seat In The House' 


I love this image it is the perfect representation of our pampered pooch Hamish, albeit he is a much smaller size.


There is a video on my YouTube channel Mrs H's Crafty Corner





Card Making Supplies

Digital Image by Dr Digi House Of Stamps
Red Card Base
Torn Rectangle Nesting Die
Paw Print Die
Paw Patterned Paper
Distressed Green Paper
Wood buttons
Nuvo Drops in Dirty Bronze, Autumn Red and Pale Gold

Card Making Tutorial 

The image was printed, coloured with alcohol Markers and cut using the scan and cut. 
The patterned paper was cut with the toen rectangle die 

The distressed green was cut to fit the red card base

This was then cut with a paw print nesting die and adhered to the card base

The image was adhered on and wooden buttons were glued in the top right


The card was then decorated with nuvo drops


Thank you for reading

Happy Crafting

Claire xx



There is 

Christmas Band Magengo designs

I coloured these adorable little things up while we were away at October half term. I assumed they had accidentally been left behind and was going to reprint them but they turned up.in Jack's exam revision. Which I am very pleased about as they are just too cute and need a care of their own


There is a video on my YouTube channel Mrs H's Crafty Corner




Card Making Supplies

Christmas Band Digital Stamps by Magengo Designs
Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers 
Distress Oxide in Iced Spruce, Faded Jean's, Wilted Violet, Victorian Velvet
Distress Ink in Black Soot
Heffy Doodles Scolloped Slimline Frame (from Pull Tab Die Set)
Star Sequins
White & Silver Acyrlic Paint
NU
Nuvo Drops
Blue Slimline Card Base

Card Making Tutorial

I begin by cutting a piece of white card with the scalloped die 

This was blended with the distress oxides

Then splattered with white and silver acyrlic paint which I had watered down slightly

The images were cut using the scan n cut and adhered with PVA glue

Fake snow was glued onto the bottom of the band stamp and lampposts 

The excess was shaken of sequin stars added

Before the panel was adhered onto a slimline card base

Nuvo drops were then added around the edges of the scallops 


Thank you for reading

Happy Crafting

Claire xx

You Can Brew It

Another background card. I am enjoying practicing my colouring like this  


There is a colouring blends Tutorial on my YouTube Channel Mrs H's Crafty Corner




Card Making Supplies

The Greeting Farm Brew It Anya Clear Stamp
Spectrum Noir Alcohol Markers
Spectrum Noir Finesse Ink Pad in Rustic Brown
Distress Ink in Antique Linen
Distress Oxide in Walnut Stain
Wood Grain Stamp.from Nocember Papercraft Society Box
Twine
Nuvo Drops
Versamark Ink
Wow Embossing Powder in Earthtone Blueberry
Donut Embellishments 


Card Making Tutorial

I stamped Anya on a piece of white paper and sketched in a background.

This was colouring in the following blends

Dark Floor Tiles IG10, IG8, IG6, IG5, IG3
Light Floor Tiles IG3, IG1

Distress wood Panels TN3, BG2, BG1
Counter GB11, GB9, GB8, GB4
Bunting DP4, DP3, DP2, DP1

Wall paper PP1, BT2, VB1

Blackboard GB8, GB4, GB2, Black & White Gel Pen

Anya 
Hair DR7, DR4, BP7 Clip IB3, IB2, IB1
Skin TN5, TN4, TN3, TN2, TN1, FS9
Top BT7, BT4, BT2
Scarf and Boots BP7, BP4, PP6
Skirt BT9, BT7, BT4
Bag PL2, HB2, IB1
Coffee Mug Lid GY5, GY3, GB1
Mug EB4, EB3, EB1


A piece of white card was blended with antique linen


Then stamped with the woodgrain in walnut stain


The sentiment was heat embossed

This panel was trimmed to fit the counter and twine added


It was adhered with foam squares.


The image was trimmed with a torn edge trimmer, before being mounted onto card and this also cut with the torn edge trimmer.

The panel was adhered onto an A4 Card base


Nuvo drops were added and donut embellishments


Thank you for reading

Happy Crafting

Claire xx



Hello Bluebird Garden Party

I am guilty of owning LOTS of christmas stamps. But what if we can make our normal stamps Christmassy without much effort? For this I used my Hello Bluebird Garden Party Stamp and die set and coloured my birds as Robins added a little snow and well here you go....

There is a video on my YouTube Channel Mrs H's Crafty Corner




Card Making Supplies 
Garden Party Stamp and Doe Aet by hello Bluebird
Fairy Glade Horizontal Doe by Hello Bluebird
Polkadoodles Snowball Stencil 
Fake snow
Snowflake Embellishments
Distress Oxide in Iced Spruce, Faded Jeans, Broken China and Cracked Pistachio 
Coloured card (I used my scrap box for this)
Spectrum Nour Alcohol Markers
Spectrum Noir Finese Ink in Rustic Brown

Card Making Tutorial 

Using my scraps I cut the various parts using the scene die

Using a piece of white card I blended the faded Jeans, Broken China and Cracked Pistachio. 


The frame and lawn were glued into place and then using iced spruce I stenciled in the snow



The rest of the background scene was glued into place

This was glued onto a sheet of A4 white card.
The stamped were coloured and die cut and then arranged onto the scene.

The card base was trimmed to give a slimline design. Snow was then added to the Toadstools and ground. 


A few snowflake clay slices were scattered around 



Thank you for reading

Happy Crafting

Claire xx

The Greeting Farm Christmas Day


Can you tell my Tim Holtz Deckle has finally arrived.....

This fabulous Christmas day digital set is just perfect for creating cosy scenes.

This little girl reminds me of Martha when we arrive at my Mum's she peeks through the window to make sure Father Chritsmas has been there too.


Card Making Supplies

Christmas Day Digital Stamp Set by The Greeting Farm
Christmas Backs Digital Stamp Set by The Greeting Farm
Sentiment from Cosy Christmas Stamp Set by Clearly Besotted
Tim Holtz Deckle Trimmer
Slimline Green Card Base
Red Pearlescent Card
Poinsettia embellishment
Nuvo drops is Autumn Red
Spectrum Noir Illustarator Alcohol Markers

Card Making Tutorial

The image was created using the digital images and work, printed and coloured. There is a list of colours used at the end.

The image was cut with the deckle. Before being mounted onto red card and this trimmed to size

The edges of the card base were also trimmed with the deckle

The panel was adhered onto the card base and the sentiment heat embossed

The poinsettia was added and 3 drops of Nuvo Drops

Colours Used

Hair GB10, GB8, GB6
Skin TN4, FS8, FS7, FS6
Trousers TB9, TB7, TB5
Coat DR7, DR6, DR5, DR3
Coat collar IG9, IG7, IG6

Tree JG7, JG5, JG4
Star GY4, CT3, CT2, CT1
Blue Present TB9, TB7, TB6 Bow MG3, MG2, MG1
Purple Present PV4, PV3, PV2, PV1 Bow DR4, DR3, DR1
Turquoise Present BT8, BT7, BT6 Bow DP3, DP2, DP1

Carpet BG7, BG6, BG5, TN4, TN2, TN1
Walls CR10, CR7, CR5 (candle glow LY3)

Fire Mantle EB6, EB5, EB4, EB2
Stocking AP4, AP3, AP2, DP3, DP2, DP1
Fire Background BG5, BG3, BG1
Flames DR5, OR1, CT3, (glow CT1) 
Logs GB10, GB7, GB3

Candle stick RB3, RB2, RB1
Candle LY3, LY2, LY1

Window Frame TB7, TB3, TB2
Wood slats BG5, BG4, BG3, BG2, BG1

Thank you for reading

Happy Crafting 


Spectrum Noir Colour Blends 2

Another post on colour combinations. These gorgeous images are from the New Winnie North Pole Digital Stamp Range at Polkadoodles. 

Winnie North Pole Santas Suits




The image can be found here

There is a video on my YouTube Channel Mrs H's Crafty Corner





Colour Blends Used

Hat AP4, AP3, AP2, AP1
Hair EB5, GB10, GB7, GB5
Dress AP4, AP3, AP1
Jacket DP4, DP3, DP2, DP1
Waist Coat BG4, BG3, BG2
Boots (in hand)VB3, VB2, VB1 - Fur BG7, BG6, BG5 -Soles IG9, IG8, IG6
Boots (on feet) MB4, MB3, MB1
Holly YG3, YG2, YG1
Holly Berries DR7, DR6, DR5
Gloves & Tights BG4, BG3, BG1
Skin FS5, FS3, FS8

Coat (in hand) VB3, VB2, VB1 - Fur BG9, BG8 , BG6 - Belt IG6, IG5, IG4

Winnie North Pole Advent Calendar 


The image can be found here

There is a full video on my YouTube Channel showing the colouring Mrs H's Crafty Corner





Colours Used

Number 24 TB9, Tab7, TB4
Holly Leaf Left & Right DG2, LG5, CG2
Holly Middle Leaf DG2, LG5, CG3
Berries CR11, CR10, CR9, white gel pen

Elf Jacket & Hat PL5, PL3, PL2, PL1 & IB3, IB2, IB1
T Shirt CR5, CR4, CR2
Skin FS5, FS4, FS9
Hair EB8, EB4, TN3

Reindeer Fur EB7, EB5, EB2
Antler GB10, GB7, GB6
Hoods IG9, IG8, IG4
Nose DR7, DR4

Male Gingerbread Man GB8, GB4, GB3 & IB3 IB2, IB1

Female Gingerbread Man GB4, GB2, GB1, & IB3, IB2, IB1 & PP5, PP3, PP1

Advent Box Inside BT9, BT8, BT6
Outside BT4, BT2, BT1
Pink Door MG5, MG4, MG2
Blue Door TB9, TB7, TB5
Purple Door PV3, PV2, PV1
Dark Green JG7, JG4, JG2
Light Green LG5, LG4, LG2

Bows GY5, GY4, GY2
Tag TN5, TN3, TN1

Blue Pressie TB5, TB3, TB2
Small Present by Elf DR4, DR3, DR1 & GY5, GY3, GY1
Cane DR7, DR5 and IG1

Thank you for reading

Happy Crafting

Claire xx

Polkadoodles Winnie North Pole

A new release from Nikky over at Polkadoodles. The iconic Winnie has new releases. This traditional coloured Christmas card uses the Winnie North Pole digital stamp

There is a video on my YouTube Channel Mrs H's Crafty Corner




Card Making Supplies

Joy Sentiment Polkadoodles Bauble Cut File 
Polkadoodles Digital Papers from Winnie White Christmas Paper 2
Torn Rectangle Nesting Die
Stitched Banner Nesting Die
Nuvo Drops in Regal Green
Clay Slice Candy Canes
Red, White and Green Buttons

Card Making Tutorial 

The image was was printed, coloured and cut using a torn rectangle nesting die. A piece of dark green was cut with a larger die.

A piece of A4 card was scored at 2 Inch and 5 7/8th Inch. These were folded mountain, then valley respectively 


2 Inch was trimmed from the width

The papers were cut and glued on the panels as below

A piece of green card and the Christmas stripes were cut using the stitched banner die and glued together


These were adhered as below

The joy sentiment from the bauble cut file was adhered onto the bottom of the image

A selection of buttons were glued down the banner

Nuvo drops were dotted onto the J and Y


Clay slice candy canes were glued onto the O and spotted around the image


Thank you for reading

Happy Crafting

Claire xx

Polkadoodles Winnie North Pole Lollipops

I have had a phone malfunction and have lost the video and the pictures of the making of this card.
So I will just present it

It uses a new release from Polkadoodles from their Flagship character Winnie and this range is called North Pole

Card Making Supplies

Hessian Ribbon
Wooden Star Buttons

Card Making Tutorial

Using the Nesting Cutting Die I welded 2 of the large die together and cut this out to form a card base

The image was printed and coloured and cut with my small cutting file

The nests were cut a further 2 times

The nests were arranged onto the card base and a piece of hessian ribbon adhered across the top.

The image was adhered into the card base.

2 wooden buttons were adhered onto the hessian

Gems were attached in white, blue and clear

Fingers crossed no more technology malfunctions tomorrow

Thank you for reading

Happy Crafting

Claire xx

Polkadoodles Winnie North Pole Production Line

This has to be one of my favourite stamps from the new release at Polkadoodles. How happy does that gingerbread man look as he is sliding into the box

There is a video on my YouTube Channel  Mrs H's Crafty Corner




Card Making Supplies

Polkadoodles Winnie North Pole Production Line Digital Stamp
Polkadooldes Digital Paper from Festive Christmas Download
Stitched Slimline Die
Stitched Star Dies
Gingerbread man embellishment
Acetate
Clay Slice Candy Canes

Card Making Tutorial

The image was printed, coloured and cut with the scan n cut
The digital paper was cut with a slimline die

Stars were cut from this

A sheet of acetate was adhered onto the wrong side and foam tape attached

The stars were filled with candy cane clay slices

This was glued onto a sheet of Kraft card, before being glued onto a red slimline card base

The image was adhered and nuvo drops and gingerbread man embellishments added

Thank you for reading

Happy Crafting

Claire xx