Friday, 1 November 2013

Claritystamp Challenge 9 - Christmas

Thanks to everyone who entered our Challenge last month for the Winter theme.  So many fabulous entries which makes it extremely difficult to choose a top 5.  Congratulations to the lucky winners, very well deserved.

Not a lot of blogging or crafting for me over the last 2-3 weeks as we moved house last week.  My Craft Room is still in boxes but I was able to make my sample for the Clarity "Winter" Challenge before we moved.

My little bit of inspiration is a card and bauble to send to someone special.  A Xmas card and gift in one.

I so enjoyed making the bauble as it was something a little different for me.  Painted with Grandma's Teacup paint (I love that name) then gold embossing and lots of masking to make the little picture in the O of joy.  For the bauble on the card I drew around the MDF bauble onto blue card and cut it out.

There's such a lot of inspiration on the blog this month and I hope you have time to enter for the chance to win the Claritystamp Voucher of £50.

I'm off to the NEC next week to catch up with lots of Crafty friends and the Clarity Team.


  1. Yvonne, what a clever and versatile idea, this would be a wonderful gift. The blue in super. Lovely.

  2. What a clever idea for a gift and card in one! I like the touch of putting the date on the reverse. Fab! xx

  3. The bauble is a great keepsake and a good idea to put a date on to remind you of the year too :-) xx

  4. Very elegant. X What a lovely keepsake xxxx

  5. Great idea Yvonne. The bauble and the card look equally fab. Love the colour! x

  6. These are lovely Yvonne. love them both and such a great colour. I like the date idea too xx hope you are getting "sorted" in your lovely new home xx

  7. Hi Yvonne, what a brilliant idea for a gift and a card....I love the thought of making one each year and putting the date on the back...hope you are settling in to your new home and so looking forward to catching up next week...hugs...Jo. X