Saturday, December 23, 2017

The Paper Shelter Birthday Blog Hop Winner

If you left comments on my recent Blog Hop post for The Paper Shelter you may remember you were in the running to win a digital image of your choice.

The winner from my blog was chosen using

Random Integer Generator

Here are your random numbers:


Timestamp: 2017-12-20 05:49:36 UTC

#13 belongs to Luvs2paint and Create.

The winners have all been chosen from each of the Design Team and you can find the full list and instructions here.

Congratulations to all the winners and we thank you so much for your lovely comments and support of our challenge.

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Season’s Greetings

I’m here today for the reminder post to share my latest creation with you for our current Midweek Magnolia Challenge. Our current challenge is …..

‘Anything Goes’.

At this time of year you can never have enough Christmas Cards so that’s what I’ve created using the sweet ‘Little Cute Tilda’ image along with the ‘Christmas Bench’.


My image has been stamped onto Cryogen White cardstock using Memento Tuxedo Black ink. I have coloured my image using my Copic Markers and then fussy cut. The colours I’ve used are:

Skin – E11, E00, E000, R20
Hair & Bench – E47, E44, E43, E42, E40
Clothes – R85, R83, R81, BG13, BG11, BG10

Here’s a close up of my image.


Our challenge is sponsored by Magnolia Sweden who ofer a fabulous prize to the lucky Challenge Winner. If you haven’t already stopped by Midweek Magnolia, pop on over and check out the wonderful creations the rest of the DT have created to inspire you, then get creating and join in our challenge for your chance to win.

Stamps: ‘Little Cute Tilda’ & ‘Christmas Bench’ (Magnolia)
Card: X-Press It Blending Card, Miscellaneous White Card
Paper: Silver Bells (Kaisercraft)
Ink & Markers: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copic Markers
Dies & Punches: XXL Square Frames Frilly #6 (Go Kreate), LR0376 (Marianne Design), 1 1/4” Circle Punch (SU)
Accessories: Lace, Silver cord

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

The Paper Shelter 7th Birthday Blog Hop

Good Morning fellow crafter's and welcome to The Paper Shelter Blog Hop.  The Blog Hop is in honour of The Paper Shelter's 7th Birthday on the 8th December. It will be a two week Challenge and both Design Teams are taking part so we have lots of lovely creations for you to check out.

The Hop is our way of inviting you to join in with us and this one is a

"Birthday/Celebrations" theme, which I know is extremely popular!!!!

If you have landed here from

Suzie’s blog

then you're heading in the right direction - if not then you'll want to head on back to

The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog

to start again, as you'll not want to miss out on this one! Our Design Teams have worked very hard and are showcasing the gorgeous images available from The Paper Shelter and each blog on the hop is offering one lucky person who leaves them a comment a digi of their choice as well as the main prize, details of which are on The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog.

For my creation today I’m using a pre-coloured image and background from the gorgeous ‘Grace’ pack.


I’ve printed the background only image, background with Grace and Grace all on X-Press It Blending card. The Grace image was fussy cut using my Silhouette Cameo. I’ve made a frame around the smaller image pieces using a Marianne Design die and also used a larger Marianne Design die to expand the main card base. A sentiment, ribbon bow and flower complete me card.

Here’s a closer look at the centre image.


Stamps: Grace (The Paper Shelter), Bunch of Blossoms (SU)
Card: X-Press It Blending Card, Miscellaneous White card
Ink & Markers: Memento Tuxedo Black
Dies & Punches: Large Oval Punch  & Squares Collection Framelits (retired SU), LR0269 & LR0270 (Marianne Design)
Accessories: Seam Binding, Flower

From here you will need to hop on over to

Natalie’s blog.

Don't forget to leave your comment for a chance of winning your choice of one of the fab digis available in store.

Hop! Hop! Hop!

Good luck and hope you're enjoying it so far.

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