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December Blog Challenge!

December 8, 2016

Welcome to our December blog challenge!

A very big THANK YOU to all of the people that took the time to enter our November challenge! With so many gorgeous Christmas themed creations, it’s hard not to get into the festive spirit! We’re sifting through all of the wonderful entries and the lucky winners will be announced on our blog tomorrow morning!

Now for this months challenge…

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Create any Christmas themed card you like using the above mood board as inspiration. It’s time to get into the Christmas spirit and show off your cardmaking skills! Your creation must feature at least 80% Kaisercraft products from any current or previous release Kaisercraft paper collection.

We’re looking forward to seeing your entries but first, some housekeeping for those who wish to play along…

  1.  Feel free to enter as many times as you like!
  2.  Your creation must feature at least 80% Kaisercraft products.
  3.  You may use any current or previous release Kaisercraft paper collection.
  4.  Link your finished project by creating a blog post on your personal blog or Facebook page, copy the link and add your name and link to the comments section at the bottom of this post. Alternatively, you can post your entry directly to our Facebook wall or send it directly through in a message.

Entries close Thursday 29th December 2016 at 11.59pm (Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time, UTC +11)

You could be one of two luck winners to receive a Kaisercraft goodie pack.

Winners will be announced Friday 6th January 2017.

Take a look at our wonderful Design Team’s projects based on this months sketch for inspiration!

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“Steampunk Christmas cards” by Kirsten Hyde

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Kaisercraft products: P2152 Family time | PP1004 Paper Pad | SS320 Sticker Sheet | IT920 Celebrate | GC104 Glitter Cardstock Crystal | GC105 Glitter Cardstock Champagne | DD748 Decorative Die Summer Words | DD120 Decorative Die Words Ho Ho Ho | DD706 Decorative Dies Cogs.

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‘Christmas Cheer’ card by Kylie Kingham

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Kaisercraft Products: P2154 Gingerbread | P2159 Fill the stockings | PP1004 paper pad | CT863 Collectables | DD388 Poinsetta die | DD390 Pine sprig die | GC120 red glitter cardstock | GC104 crystal | GC108 Pistachio |  SB711 red rhinestones | RS408 Crystal | DD707 layered flowers die | T314 double sided tape | T321 glue.

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“Christmas” card by Evgenia Krapivina

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Kaisercraft Products: Family Time P2152 |Dec 25th P2157 | Silent Night 6.5″ Paper Pad PP1004 | Clear Stamp CS271 | Silent Night Collectables CT863 | KAISERmist White KM111 | KAISERmist Red KM109 | 12×12 Designer Template Mini Mix IT921

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“Believe” Card by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Silent Night Layout by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Silent Night Layout by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Products: P2157 Dec 25th | P2158 Wrap the Presents | P2152 Family Time | P2154 Bake Gingerbread | PP1004 Paper Pad | CT863 Collectables | FL584 Flourish Pack – Snowflakes | SB795 Pearls – Red | RS416 Sparklets – Rouge | IT915 Designer Template – Ornamental | CL101 Kaisercolour Gel Pens 24 Pk | BRB606 Organza Ribbon | IP734 Ink Pad – Cherry | FC211 Foil Card Stock – Ruby Red | DD402 Decorative Die Words – Believe | DD391 Decrorative Die – Mini Christmas Ornaments

Other: Red and White Twine

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‘Joy’ Card by Collette Mitrega

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Tips & Tricks:

I pulled the Coconut Paper Blooms apart to create my white petal flower base.

I re-shaped the assorted paper leaves to look like holly.

I pulled the twig and Berry embellishment apart and used various elements on the card including the berries and vine.

I poked cheesecloth into any gaps.

I gold embossed the little wooden flourishes.

I splattered the card with Kaisercraft white paint using a small fan brush.

Hope you like my card and I hope you can use some of these tips!

Kaisercraft Products: Silent Night Collection P2151 Down the Chimney | CD115 Moss | EM995 Assorted Paper Leaves | EM994 Twigs & Berries Large | FL583 Flourish Pack Joy | F627 Paper Blooms Coconut | SB795 Pearls Red | DD511 Decorative Die Nesting Scallop Circles | DD553 Decorative Die Nesting Stitched Circles | KC001 Kaisercolour White.

Other: Gold Embossing Powder | Cheesecloth.

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‘Holly Jolly Christmas’ card by Sonia Thomason

Kaisercraft Products: PP1004 Silent Night Paper Pad | CT863 Silent Night Collectables | CD651 Kraft cardstock | CB153 Corrugated Cardstock | GC105 Champagne Glitter Cardstock | DD326 Reindeer Decorative Die | SB700 Silver Rhinestones | 

Other: Berries, Leaves and gold foil

“Celebrate” Card By Rikki Graziani

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This card has loads of pockets to hold gift vouchers, photos of the kids and room for them to add a little letter to there grandparents, perfect little package for those who cant be with there loved ones this Christmas.

Kaisercraft Products: Glisten Collection; P2171 Glimmer | P2177 Incandescent | PP1006 Paper Pad | CT865 Collectables |GC105 Glitter Cardstock Champagne

 Thanks for taking the time to play along!

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11 Comments

  • Reply Nita December 8, 2016 at 7:30 pm

    Wow…those are amazing. Your site is so inspiring. Thank you Kylie.

  • Reply Valerie Andrieux December 9, 2016 at 3:54 am

    I made a card with an old Kaisercraft collection ! Here is the link : http://bonjourscrap.blogspot.fr/2016/12/trimming-tree-christmas-card-with.html

  • Reply Elaine December 9, 2016 at 7:06 pm

    I made a scrapbook layout with the Glisten collection
    http://chidkids26.blogspot.co.uk/2016/12/good-morning-all-im-not-quite-sure.html

  • Reply jacqui mccully December 10, 2016 at 10:01 pm

    http://challengeswithjacqui.blogspot.com.au/ my entry for Decembers card challenge,

  • Reply Julie S December 18, 2016 at 8:11 pm

    My Christmas Card using the Christmas Wishes Collection
    https://juliescrafthaven.blogspot.com.au/2016/12/kaisercraft-december-challenge.html

  • Reply Home For Christmas Card | CHRISTINE'S SCRAP SHACK December 19, 2016 at 7:45 pm

    […] Getting into more Christmas spirit, I’ve decided to join in Kaisercraft’s gorgeous December Christmas Moodboard Card Challenge: […]

  • Reply Christine Santos December 19, 2016 at 7:47 pm

    Here’s my card: https://csantossite.wordpress.com/2016/12/19/home-for-christmas-card/

  • Reply Donna Hourigan December 23, 2016 at 6:17 pm

    Hi Everyone, here is my entry for the challenge..http://corneredcreativity.blogspot.com.au/2016/12/december-2016-kaisercraft-mood-board.html. Good Luck everyone.

  • Reply Alison Bevis December 27, 2016 at 10:18 am

    Had a little spare time ;)
    http://alisonbevispapercrafter.blogspot.com.au/2016/12/kaisercraft-december-challenge.html

  • Reply Angie Shepherd December 30, 2016 at 3:07 pm

    Merry Christmas, here is my Christmas themed card using Silent Night collection for the December mood board Challenge
    http://midnightscrappercardmaking.blogspot.com/2016/12/peace-on-earth-card-box-and-gift-set.html

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