Wednesday 5 December 2018

December Anything Goes

Good morning to all my friends and followers as its Wednesday you have guessed its the launch of a new challenge over at Crafting by Designs However its not just any old challenge its our last one before Christmas and for 2018.

We have four sponsors for our Challenge so bumper pirzes to be had.

Prize - 3 digi images

Prize - winner choice of 3 digi images

Prize - $12 gift certificate to store

$25 gift certificate to store

For my Design Team cards I've used images from Crafty Sentiments Design s Joy of Christmas and  A Day for Daisies Christmas Bulbs.

Close up

Card Recipe

6x6 blank card
Stamp is Joy of  Christmas from Crafty Sentiments Designs painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Kraft card is Crafter's Companion 
Snowman paper I bought in Hobby Lobby in Florida 
Square stitched dies
Wooden snowflakes from my box 
Blue snowflakes are from Hobby Craft
Snowflake charm my box
Twine is Brenda's lace and  ribbon specials.
Christmas sentiment stamp tags are  LOTV 
Wink of Stella on his hat and the snow

Close Up

Card Recipe

7x7 Blank card
Kraft card is Crafter's Companion
Papers are from An old LOTV pad Twas the night before Christmas
Stamp is Christmas Bulbs from A Day for Daisies painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Square frame die I bought from eBay
Hessian trim I think came from Whitby Crafts
Small bulb trim is Docrafts
Wooden Merry Christmas Sentiment tag I bought at Hobby Lobby in Florida
25 wooden sentiment is form The Works
Twine is Brenda's Lace and  Ribbon Specials
Small twinkly gems my box

Sorry about the photo is a little dark a very dark day when I photographed it .

Well I hope you can join in our last challenge of the year we love seeing your creations. As its our  last challenge  of 2018 I want to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a  Happy New Year from the Crafting by Designs Team . Love and  hugs Carole x


  1. Oh Carole your cards are gorgeous. I love them both. Enjoy the rest of the week. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  2. Absolutely gorgeous cards Carole, love the images and wonderful embellishments.
    Linda xxx

  3. Both fabulous cards Carole and being a snowman addict, I love the vintage style you have created for him. Hugs, Carol S.xx

  4. Oh wow Carole, these are absolutely adorable and stunning creations my friend! That snowman really makes me smile and I love the addition of the snowflake embellishments! That reindeer is so pretty especially with the added details with the string of lights and rhinestones in the background! Thanks for sharing these beauties!! HUGS

  5. Gorgeous cards Carole, love the images you've used :o) Hugs, Lisa x

  6. Two gorgeous Christmas cards Carole.
    Pam x

  7. Well, the backing paper for that gorgeous snowman could not have been more perfect Carole, such a lovely card. Your leaping stag is amazing and I love the fun trims that you have added xx

  8. Gorgeous cards, love the fairylights on the reindeer. Emmax

  9. I love your cards, Carole! You always make them into little storybooks with all the framing and embellishments you add! That cheerful snowman is backed by the perfect pp and your sweet tags look like street signs! I love the paper, trim, tag sediment, and string of itty-bitty lights you added to your beautiful stag card!! 🎄Happy Holiday Hugs, Darnell


Thank you for taking time to comment on my Blog I do appreciate all your comments Love and Hugs Carole x