Thursday, July 25, 2013

Paper Crafting Journey meets Elisabeth Bell's World!!

Wow, it sure has been a busy week for me but thankfully I am a bit ahead with DT cards so was able to take a few nights off crafting!!
I have actually combined my card for two challenges because I didn't have a specific image to use for one of them!
Today sees a new challenge start at Paper Crafting Journey and our challenge is Punches and/or Dies! We are sponsored by Whimsy Stamps this fortnight!!
Today also sees the start of a new month long challenge at Elisabeth Bell's World where  our challenge is Christmas in July!! Always fab prizes up for grabs so head on over to the blog for details!
I used Elisabeth Bell's "Santa with Snack" from Whiff of Joy! I coloured him with tria markers and added rock candy stickles to his gloves, trim on his jacket and hat. I used papers from  a kaisercraft xmas paper pad for the base of the card! I then wrapped to pieces of ribbon around that to make the card lok like a present! I then added bits and pieces that represented Christmas - I used a pre cut die cut Christmas Wishlist, Xmas trees cut from some paper, the key (for santa to get in cos we don't have a chimney), snowflakes (a die),  as Christmas in July for us in Melbourne is in winter,  the sentiments of what Christmas to me is all about (the one you can't quite read is "The True Spirit of Christmas is Love". Then to finish off the card I added the border using an eyelet border punch, the twine and the little green star ribbons. I really love how this turned out!! Not want to make one that represent Christmas in Australia in Dec!! Will share once I've made it!! :)
I hope that you can join us this fortnight at Paper Crafting Journey and for the month at Elisabeth Bell's World!
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
* Elphine House - Christmas in July
* Crafting by Design - Christmas in July
* Crafting For All Seasons - Christmas in July
* Lexi's Creations - Christmas in July
* Stamp and Create - Christmas in July
* Christmas Card challenges - Snowflakes
* Sweet Stampin' - Christmas in July
* Fairy Tale Challenge - Christmas in July


  1. Such a cute Santa Alethea! Very festive card. Thank you for playing with us at Christmas Card Challenge #34. :)

  2. Gorgeous Card. The image is so cute and the layout is brilliant. The embellishments are pretty and your colouring is wonderful.


  3. What a cutie Christmas card Alethea. Fabulous embellishments and papers.

    Linda xxx

  4. What a lovely card for christmas! Thank you for joining us at Fairytale Challenge! xx Bianca

  5. This is a fabulous card, gorgeous Santa. Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons for our Christmas in July Challenge.

  6. I really like how each 1/4 of the card is a little card in itself.
    Thanks for playing with us at Sweet Stampin'.
    Pia x

  7. Fab card, love the santa image.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Sweet Stampin this week, Wedgie xxx

  8. What a cute card, with great embellishments. Thanks for joining us for our Christmas in July challenge, Nd good luck.
    Cindy DT

  9. Great card.

    Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin' this week.

    Susan x


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