I have barely finished my Walking In The Forest giveaway when it’s time for the next one. A lot of things happening at once, but as long as they are good-let’s keep them coming!
I’ve got some really good news considering this giveaway. Since it is Christmas times and we all have tons of Christmas cards to make I’m going to make this giveaway bigger then it usually is…
One lucky winner will win all the 12×12 papers from the It’s Christmas Time collection. THREE lucky winners will win one 6×6 paper pad each from the same collection.
Perfect for your Christmas cards. More information about how you can win these goodies later in this posting.
And to give you some extra inspiration I’ve created a Christmas layout. That doesn’t happen very often so bare with me…
The lamppost and the Santa are from the old Gammaldags Jul collection by Maja Design, otherwise all papers are from the It’s Christmas Time collection. I started out using Ingvild Bolme’sbackground tutorial, but I’m not sure how much I really used it in the end. LOL.
I have used a lot of Perfect Pearls on this layout. I hightlighted the lamp in the lamppost with some gold, I’ve also done that on the stamped Holly border. The girl on the photo is my niece Jessica.
I love the rustic feeling you get from these papers, I like to give it an extra touch by using ordinary cheap string that you can find in any department store. The title “Christmas has arrived” comes from one of the strips. Maja Design papers always have borders on the backside of the EAN code so you can actually use them. Some of them are just patterns, some are text in Swedish, some in English.
I just need to add a close up of the snow on the flowers. I just love love love Aleene’s Glitter Snow. I bought it for a mini-album last winter, What I Hate About Winter. It turned out to be quite useful and now I add it here and there on winter/Christmas stuff.
My new friend Katja, who absolutely loves gold, inspired me to do a golden layout. A combo of rustic and gold… I think it worked out. The sleigh has been altered with Gesso, two colours of Inka Gold, a layer of Crackle Accents and finally some distress ink on top.
I’ve used Texture Paste for the doily and then added three colours of Perfect Pearls.
I’ve added pieces of a napkin to the cardstock, using Gesso on top. I’ve stamped randomly with a textstamp and added some Perfect Pearls here and there. The leaves has been embossed with an embossing folder, cut out and colourized with Perfect Pearls.
I made a brick wall template with my Gazelle. I ruined it on purpose so it wouldn‘t look to perfect before I added Texture Paste. I’ve painted the bricks with different colours of Distress Markers.
And here are some other creations using this collection…
All you need to do to participate in the giveaway is to become a follower, if you are not already following me, and leave a comment on this posting.
That’s it. I will draw the winners on November 4th.Good luck!
Supplies used for the layout:
Maja Design It’s Christmas Time collection
Deck The Halls
Santa And The Christmas Tree
Die cut sheet
Maja Design Gammaldags Jul collection
The glimmer stuff…
Perfect Pearls Green Patina
Perfect Pearls Perfect Gold
Perfect Pearls Heirloom Gold
Pearl Maker Gold
Inka Gold wax Gold
Inka Gold wax Lava Green
Dew Drop Gold
Distress Ink Pad Walnut Stain
Distress Ink Pad Pumice Stone
White gesso by Claudine Hellmuth
Glitter Snow paint by Aleene
Hex net stamp by Prima
Holly branch stamp by Tim Holtz
Text stamp by Tim Holtz
Dies and embossing folders
Spellbinders Nestabilities die Small Ovals
Spellbinders Nestabilities die Large Ovals
Spellbinders Nestabilities die Scalloped Large Ovals
Tim Holtz/Sizzix die Tattered Florals
Tim Holtz/Sizzix die Tattered Pinecone
Embossing folder by Nellie Snellen
The other stuff…
Sleigh by Kaisercraft
Clock by Prima
Lace stolen from mom again and some of it comes from my old bedroom curtains.