Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Krafty Christmas at Sparkles Christmas Challenge

This month we celebrate our Krafty walk to Christmas with a card theme that Caz chose for the Sparkles Christmas Challenge.  Caz picked the theme...."A Krafty Christmas" and it must feature Kraft cardstock.

I started by coloring my snow family - Hero Arts H099 - Snowpeople Border.  I colored this image using a gift from a fellow crafter, actually artist Jodi Martinez.  She is the queen of Instagram @jodiathome, and her FaceBook page is Jodi At Home.  The pens she gifted me are Chameleon and I must say, they are easy to use and fun too.  They come with instruction and a code so you can see videos of the pens in action.  Thank you Jodi, it was nice meeting you in person....finally! Please check out Jodi's work, it is amazing!  Here's a sample of Jodi's work....for more you are going to have to go to her FaceBook page or to instagram using the info above....

Here's more on what I did to make this card.  I made the sky background on my computer using PrintShop and glued this piece to a slightly larger piece of glitter cardstock.    I fussy cut my snow family and glued it only to the bottom of the sky background.

I wrapped a piece of Kraft cardstock in glittery tulle, wrapped a piece of ribbon around the card, and added a metal snowflake.  I then  mounted it to the card base and glued my graphic piece to it.

My Merry Christmas sentiment is Stampabilities.  I mounted the sentiment to another piece of glitter cardstock and I slid it partly behind one of the snow people.  That's pretty much it for the front of the card.

Now, on to the inside:

As always, my inside is a bit of a repeat of the outside.  This stamp is Stampendous - M011 - Christmas Wish.

Note:  most of my stamps are quite old, as I've been collecting them for years.  I always try to list the stamps I use.  I know that many are retired, but I often still find them on line,  I know they are at  times available if you want to take time to look.

I'm sending wishes for a most crafty month.  I hope you will enter your creations with Sparkles Christmas Challenge.  I'll be looking for them!

Until next time, hugs from my world to yours.

Mary Mac
AKA:  GlitterGrammy


  1. Hi Mary, I am loving that glittery tulle around the kraft card. You can't beat abit of bling. Beautiful card inside and out. Hope you're okay. Hugs xx

  2. Awww, Mary.... This little snowman family is adorable! Great card.... and wonderful coloring!


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