Shabby Chic Christmas Tree

I finally finished my project ..I got the idea a few months ago,but I finally finished today. I want to show you my Shabby Chic Christmas Tree!!

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But let’s start from the beginning! As the basis for the tree I used Kitchen paper holder and I used white acrylic paint for painting.

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It was necessary to prepare a lot of ribbons and laces…

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Glue gun is ready and let’s start…

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All decorations are from my stash.( especially stash for Christmas tree). I hope you like it and I’d love to hear your comments.. Thanks.

Challenges are:

1.Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge – Throwback  ( I was inspired by the Make a plan challenge 3 August 2015)

2.Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – Anything Goes

3.Bunny Zoe’s CraftsChallenge – Shabby Chic Christmas

4. Cute Card Thursday Challenge – Sparkles

5.Addicted to Stamp and More Challenge – Holiday theme

6. Allsorts Challenge – Christmas

7. 613 Avenue Create Challenge – Anything Goes

8. Craft Your Passion Challenge – Anything Goes

9. Through the Craft Room Door Challenge – Anything Goes

10.Crafty Friends Challenge – Use your favourite color (Red )

11.Crafting From The Heart Challenge – Anything Goes

12.Paperbabe stamps Challenge – 9 Weeks till Christmas

13.Love to Scrap Challenge – Anything Goes

14. Whimsy Stamps Challenge – Fall colours or Christmas

15.Fab ‘n’ Funky Challenge – Christmas

16.Word Art Wednesday Challenge – Anything Goes

17. ABC Christmas Challenge – V is for Very Cute

18. Craftyhazelnut’s Challenge – It’s time to sing (White Christmas song)

Vintage Snowman Knitted Scarf

I got  Happy mail from Paperbabe stamps with fabulous stamps.. One of these is Vintage Snowman Knitted Scarf. So cute!! What do you think ? Scarf looks like a real..

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Supply list:

-Paperbabe  Vintage Snowman Knitted Scarf stamp

-Lawn Fawn Tobbogan Together stamps set (for the sentiment and snowflakes)

-Tim Holtz distress inks :Salty Ocean and Mermaid Lagoon for the background

-Tim holtz Embossing ink

-Ranger White embossing powder

-Tsukineko Silver Embossing powder

-Memento Tuxedo Black ink

-Mini ink blending tool

-Ranger texture paste with white glitter

-Letraset Promarkers

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Challenges are:

1.Paperbabe Stamps Challenge – 9 Weeks till Christmas

2.7 Kids Challenge – Anything Goes

3.Simon Says Stamp WEdnesday Challenge – Wrap it up (Scarf)

4.Christmas Card Challenge – Anything Goes

5.613 Avenue Create Challenge- Anything Goes

6.As You Like it Challenge – Favourite Brights or Pastels and Why ( I just love the bright colours and I use mostly Brights)

7.Whimsy Stamps Inspirations Challenge – Fall Colours or Christmas

8. Cute Card Thursday Challenge – Anything Goes

9.Word Art Wednesday Challenge – Anything Goes

10. Addicted to Stamps Challenge- Make your Mark

Thank You Friends

I made this card just for Stampin Smiles Designs Tic- Tac- Toe challenge + Design Team Call.

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Design Team Call Challenge Badge Red

chose Forest Friends, One Layer and Thank You Card. I hope you like it and keep your fingers crossed FOR ME!

Suplly list:

-Lawn Fawn Toboggan Together and Gleeful Gardens stamps set

-Mama Elephant Bear Hugs (Thank you) and Ella and Friends (Friends) stamps set

-Gorjuss girl Toadstools stamp set (hedgehog)

-V’s Sweet Ideas Little notes stamps set ( owl )

-Tiddly inks Ricky Hanging Around stamps set ( branch)

-Mama Elephant Landscape trio dies

-Joy Crafts Clouds die

-Tim Holtz Distress Inks : Crushed Olive, Mowed Lawn and Salty Ocean

-Mini ink Blending Tool

-Memento Tuxedo Black ink

-Letraset Promarkes

Halloween Picnic!!

This card could be called: How  combine tons of stamps???? Easy .. No, it is not. The proportions are very important. I hope you like the small scene with forest friends.. They have a picnic. Halloween picnic! So cute!!

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Supply list:

-Lawn Fawn Thankful Mice, Gleeful Gardens,Toboggan Together and Love You a Latte stamps set.

-Lawn Fawn Let’s Polka in the Dark paper pack

-Mama Elephant Meowlloween stamps set

-Tim Holtz distress inks: Mermaid Lagoon,Salty Ocean, Faded Jeans,Dusty Concord, Mowed Lawn and Forest Moss

-Letraset Promarkers

-Mini ink blending tool

-Memento Tuxedo black ink

-Prima Marketing stickers

-paper doily and stars are from my stash

Challenges are:

1.Lawnscaping Challenge – Too cute to spook

2.7 Kids Challenge – Anything Goes

3.613 Avenue Create Challenge – Anything Goes or Create your own Challenge

4.Bastel Traum Challenge – Fall

Winter Sofia – Tag!

Hi everyone, Kristina here with a brand new challenge at Crafting by Designs.

Theme: Get Ready for Christmas

Date:Oct 21 – 27 

Here’s my project using the Art By Miran digi stamp – Winter Sofia

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For this challenge I decided to make a tag with beautiful image from Art By Miran!! I just love this image and her eyes.

Supply list:

-Winter Sofia Digi- Artbymiran

-Merry Christmas Clear stamps (gift from my dear friend Irena)

-Tim Holtz Tag Collection dies

-Tilda mini paper pack – Sweetheart

-Ranger White embossing powder

-Tim Holtz distress embossing ink

-Embellishments from my stash

Challenges are:

1.Art By Miran Challenge – Anything Goes

2.Love To Scrap Challenge – Anything Goes

3.Card Mania Challenge – 1. Digi 2.Patterned Papers 3. Embellishments

4.Christmas Card Challenge – Inspiration Photo

5.Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge – For a Child or include a child


6.Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Challenge

Magnolia -Shaker

I made this shaker card a long time ago.. Now is the time to publish..  It was a challenge for me. This Magnolia stamp is so small but beautiful and I wanted to make whole panel with that stamp. What do you think ?

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Suplly list:

-Magnolia Holy Swirl stamps

-Lawn Fawn -Love You a Latte- stamps set (for the sentiment)

-Xcut Oval die

-Ranger Dye Ink Classic Cherry

-Letraset Promarkers

-Stars for the shaker part is gift from my dear friend Irena

-And trees are from my stash

Challenges are:

1.Midweek Magnolias Challenge – CAS or Overload (CAS for me)

2.Simply Magnolia Challenge – Favourite colour combo (Red,green and White)

Enjoy !!

Yes, I know that summer passed, but I still have fresh memories of holidays in Greece.. I can not wait next summer. And guess what… Summer / male card for today!

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Last week I received  gift pack from Simon Says stamp with two stamps set and one die.. Just Amazing gift. One of these stamps set and die I used for this card.

Supply list:

-Simon Says Stamp Warm Christmas Wishes stamps set

-Simon Says Stamp Enjoy die

-Tim Holtz distress inks: Tumbled Glass and Salty Ocean

-Mini ink blending tool

-Letraset Promarkers

-Memento Tuxedo Black ink

-Some papers from my stash

Challenges are:

1.Addicted To Stamp and More Challenge- Anything Goes

2.Allsorts Chellenge- All Sentimental

3.Ribbon Girl Challenge – Pastels

4.Papertake Weekly Challenge – Two by Two (Two papers and Two images)

5.Crafting From The Heart Challeng – Anything Goes

6.Crafty Catz Challenge – Anything Goes

7.Artistic Inspirations Challenge – Anything Goes

8. Creatalicious Challenge – Guys / Male Themed Card

9.Happy Little Stampers Sketch Challenge

10.Word Art Wednesday Challenge – Anything Goes

Mrs. Claus!

I finally have the time to write something on my blog!! Yeeesss.I want to publish one card .  I finished this card 10 days ago. But in the meantime I got a job in a beautiful flower shop and I don’t have time for my hobby as I had Before. This card is only about coloring and about the Green and Purple colors.

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My idea was to draw the room with the floor and the wallpaper on the walls .. I also wanted to make the window and snowflakes outside.. I hope you like it.

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Supply list:

-Little Miss Muffet digi stamp Mrs.Claus

-Papermania Noel Stamps set

-Letraset Promarkers

-Lawn Fawn Let’s Bokeh in the Snow paper pack

Challenges are:

1.Without WordsChallenge- Purple and Green (but no Halloween)

2.Little Miss Muffet Challenge – Anything Goes

3.ABC Christmas Challenge – U is for- Unusual Christmas colours

4.Word Art Wednesday Challenge – Anything Goes

5.Creative Moments Challenge – Anything Goes / Spots and / or stripes

6.As you like it Challenge – Monochrome or Colour (and why– Colour-Just because  colors make me smile.)

7.Crafty Catz Challenge- Anything Goes

8.Crafting with an Attitude Challenge- Anyhing Goes

9. Papertake Weekly Challenge- Two by Two ( Two different  types of stamps :rubber and digi)

10.Trought the Craft Room Door Challenge – Anything Goes

11.Cute Card Thursday Challenge – Candy


New challenge at Crafting by Designs!!

Date: Oct 14- 20

Theme:  Halloween

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For my card I used Mama Elephant Meowlloween stamps set with two images from Scrapbooking Calendar- Borders and Elements for every occasion. I also used distress inks: Mustard Seed, Wild Honey, Mermaid Lagoon,Faded Jeans and Dusty Concord for the background. I hope you like it!!

Rain Rain Go Away

Second post for today  and new stamps set by Simon Says Stamp. I just love SSS.This is my card with Abby’s Spring Showers stamps set.

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Supply list:

-SSS Abby’s Spring Showers stamps set

-Tilda Autumntree  mini paper pack

-Stamperia stencil

-Tim Holtz Distress ink Vintage Photo

-Mini ink blending tool

-Tim Holtz Distress embossing ink

-Ranger emossing powder- White

-EK Success Powder Tool

-Letrset Promarkers

-Lace and blings from my stash

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Challenges are:

1.Sketch Saturday Challenge


2.As You Like it Challenge- Monochrome or colour (and Why) (Colours make me and the people around me happy. I just love colours)

3.Inky Chicks Challenge- Think Pink

4.Word Art Wednesday challenge- Anything Goes

5.Paperbabe stamps Challenge- Anything Goes

6.Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge- Autumn is in the Air

7.Bunny Zoe’s Crafts Challenge- Teen and Tweens

8.In the Pink Challenge- 1-2-3 (1 – girl  2-Word Rain  3- layers)