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Saturday, December 7, 2019

Day of the Month Card Club - Poinsettia Day

Hallo Ihr Lieben,
Hi Everyone,

ich will Euch an die Day of the Month Card Club Challenge zu erinnern.
I want to remind you about our Day of the Month Card Club challenge.

unser Thema ist:
 the theme is: 

Poinsettia



Used a Sizzix die cut by Tim Holtz with Brushos and photo paper. Added the sentiment and sequins. Super easy!

Ich hoffe, ich konnte Euch animieren, mitzumachen!
I hope I enticed you to 


Ich zaehle auf Euch. Ihr habt noch bis zum 30.12. Zeit
I am counting on you! You have until the end of the month (12/30) to do so.



Bei dieser Challenge duerft Ihr waehlen und den Sieger ermitteln. Jeder darf waehlen, auch wenn Ihr nicht mitgemacht habt. Die 3 Teilnehmer, die die meisten Stimmen erhalten, werden zum Sieger gekuert und duerfen sich einen Gewinnerbutton mitnehmen. Die Wahl beginnt am 2. des Monats . Die Gewinner werden am 5. des folgenden Monats vorgestellt und die neue Challenge beginnt dann am 7. des Monats.
This is a voting challenge - the winner will be determined by vote. Everybody can vote, even if you didn't play along. Voting starts on the second of the following month. 
The 3 participants with the most votes will win. 
The winners will be showcased on the 5th of each month and the new challenge will start each month on the seventh.

Das auch alle ganz viel Spass haben, solltet Ihr bei mindestens 3 anderen Teilnehmern kommentieren. Vielleicht bei Leuten , die Ihr noch gar nicht kennt. Mal sehen, vielleicht werden sogar neue Freundschaften geknuepft!
And to make it more fun and appealing it would be great if you could comment on at least 3 other participants - perhaps you'll find some new friends that way. 

Vielleicht bringen wir ein bisschen Glueck und Freude in eure Leben!
I hope we are bringing some happiness in your life!

Es gibt IMMER einen Grund zum Feiern!
 There is ALWAYS a reason to celebrate!


Linking up with:




Friday, December 6, 2019

Funky Fossil - Golden Stag

Hi Everyone,

I am back with my weekly Funky Fossil card.


I used the geometric stag stencil again - just such a majestic stencil! I used gold embossing paste on patterned paper. I actually had this lying around for a while, because I really didn't like the way it looked until I had the idea to sponge the paper with dark green ink. Well, that did the trick. Used a sentiment that was also flying around on my craft desk for a few weeks now..... Added FineTec gold mica splatters.


Happy Stamping!

Linking up with:

Take It, Make It Challenge

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Katzelkraft - You're out of this World

Hi Everyone,

as you all know, Wednesday is Katzelkraft day on my blog. 
I am taking my inspiration from just about anything. Recently I saw this amazing Live in HD transmission Philip Glass opera Ahknaten from the Metropolitan Opera. and I figured at least one of the scenes needs to be turned into a card......


I made the background with a stencil I made using a round die. Added the little creature and colored it with Inktense and FineTec Mica. 


I fuzzy cut the creature, stamped it again onto the background and added the colored version. Added the sentiment (Altenew). I trimmed the card and added it to a card base with a little strip of patterned paper at the bottom.


Here is a youtube trailor from this opera



Hope you liked this - I'll be back next Wednesday with more Katzelkraft inspiration!

If you feel the urge to buy any Katzelkraft products, you can also order them in the US from those companies: Topflight StampsLost Coast Designs, or Frantic Stamper

Use code FUNSTAMPING to get 12% discount at Topflight Stamps.

Happy Stamping!

Linking up with:
Craft Stamper - anything goes

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Crackerbox & Suzy Stamps - Delft Tiles Inspired Christmas Card

Hi Everybody,

and yet another Christmas card. At this point, I am looking forward making non-Christmas cards again....

I recently went on a trip to Holland and visited Delft, which is just an amazingly beautiful old town. Delft pottery and Delft tiles are famous and I wanted to recreated that on a card.


This card actually was not easy to create. I tried out how to arrange the stamp on my card on scrap paper. Stamping the Snowflake Present 4 times seemed to be best. I ended up trimming the card base more and more..... Mounted it onto blue card stock, that I liberally splattered on. Even that I ended up trimming and finally mounting it on a regular card base. 


But still something was missing...so I added Stickles to all those little snowflakes. Finally I was happy!



Fiddled the sentiment in at the bottom. Too bad you can't see very well how nice it sparkles.


And for the  last day today:

Black Friday to Cyber Monday, Nov. 29th - December 3rd will be 30% off the entire Store and free shipping for $25.00 US, and $35.00 International.

No photo description available.

Happy Stamping!


And just to show you what Delft tiles might look like:



Friday, November 29, 2019

Crackerbox & Suzy Stamps - Santa in the Sky

Hi Everybody,

and yet another Christmas card. What else, at this time of the year, right?!


I masked the moon and sponged around with various inks. Added the Santa and put a tiny red gem on Rudolph's nose.  Added water splatters and white ink splatters. Added the sentiment.


This is really easy to make and fairly quick.
Have you started your Christmas card production? 

And here comes the best:
Black Friday to Cyber Monday, Nov. 29th - December 3rd will be 30% off the entire Store and free shipping for $25.00 US, and $35.00 International.
No photo description available.

Happy Stamping!

Linking up with:

Christmas Kickstart - show us your Santas

The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge

Funky Fossil - Let it Snow!

Hi Everyone,

I hope you are enjoying my Christmas card marathon....

Here i made a card with Funky Fossil Designs  new Festive Penguins set. I also used one of the  new stencils.  This one is called Scandi quilt. It is just perfect for the Holidays! 


Here is the complete set:

I started out with using clear embossing paste and the stencil. After it had dried completely, I sponged distress oxide ink from top to bottom to create the ombre effect. I stamped and colored the penguin and cut it out, including those little antlers. Heat embossed the sentiment and assembled everything as you can see. 


I hope you liked this.

And since its Black Friday Funky fossil Designs offers you a 20% discount with code SAVE20

Happy Stamping!

Linking up with:

Uniko challenge - Christmas Tree
The Male Room - inspired by ugly sweaters

The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Katzelkraft - Dali Elephant

Hi Everyone,

as you all know, Wednesday is Katzelkraft day on my blog. 
As soon as I saw the elephant on the new set Les Sauvages I knew I wanted to turn him into a Dali elephant. And I am so happy I succeeded.


Here is the full set Les Sauvages KTZ228:



I stamped and masked the elephant. Sponged the background with distress inks and created the landscape. Colored  the elephant with Inktense pencils and markers and elongated his legs. I did not want to add a sentiment.


Do you like Salvador Dali as much as I do?

Hope you liked this - I'll be back next Wednesday with more Katzelkraft inspiration!

If you feel the urge to buy any Katzelkraft products, you can also order them in the US from those companies: Topflight StampsLost Coast Designs, or Frantic Stamper

Use code FUNSTAMPING to get 12% discount at Topflight Stamps.

Happy Stamping!

Linking up with:

Lost Coast Designs - for the men




Monday, November 25, 2019

Combining AAA with LIM

Hi Everybody,

there are two challenges out there that I wanted to really play along - one is Less is More with pick a triangle and the other challenge is AAA Cards - made in minutes. 
I figured I need to combine the two.


I gathered my craft supplies - an embossing folder by Alexandra Renke, a cutting plate from Neat&Tangled, my favorite reindeer from Dixie Crafts and an already made background from my stash. I also used a Sizzix triangle die and a little star die from Lil Inkers.


Once I had my supplies making the card really only took a few minutes - way under 30 minutes. I even added a bit of sponged around my die cut trianglular tree. I did die cut the deer 3 times and glued it together - goes very fast, too.

Linking up with:
Less is More - pick a triangle
AAA Cards - made in minutes
CHNC - anything goes, option something starting with "R" (reindeer)
Perfectly CAS - Christmas

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Saturday, November 23, 2019

Funky Fossil - Instahop Sew Lovely

Hi Everyone,

Funky Fossil Designs is having an Instahop and I decided to not withhold my card from you on my blog...



 I am using the wonderful Sew Lovely set for my card. I heat embossedit in gold and colored it with Copic markers. Added FineTec gold accents. Mounted it on a piece of patterned paper.

 This is the complete set:


Funky Fossil Designs is delighted to offer you the chance to win a  £15 gift certificate to the store.
All you need to do is:
1. Like, follow & comment @funkyfossildesigns
2. Like, follow & comment at each of the hop participants
3. Tag some friends, let's spread the love! One friend per comment please.
Happy Hopping!
Linking up with:
The Library Challenge - see picture

The Sewing Machine ebook by Natalie Fergie

Friday, November 22, 2019

Holiday Greenery for Twofer

Hi Everybody,

I have not played in the Twofer challenge in a while, due to time constraints. But I made sure I am not missing it this time. 


I wanted to use this wonderful die I recently won in an Instagram give-away by Poppy Stamps. Thank you so much Poppy Stamps - I love this little beauty!


Here are closer views of my cards:


This actually was the second card as I was not willing to throw out the negative die cut I got from cutting the white sprig for my first card. Thought it might look nice adding some vellum sprigs. It think it does. Added a gold thread and selective gold foiling. Also gold foiled the sentiment (Hero Arts).


I just die cut the mistletoe in 3 different colors and tied them together with a red string. Added the sentiment and stars (Mama Elephant), as well as Washi tape. Added a bit of Stickles.

Happy Twofing!

Also linking up with:
Challenge up your Life - black and white and one color (gold, first card)