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September Blog Challenge!

September 8, 2016

Welcome to our September blog challenge!

We’re dreaming of a white Christmas at Kaisercraft HQ! Making snow angles, sipping hot chocolate and getting cozy by the fire is exactly how we’d like to spend Christmas this year. But considering Spring has just arrived in the Southern Hemisphere, it seems like wishful thinking!

Oh well, looks like we’ll just have to settle for a winter wonderland mood board for our September blog challenge!

Kaisercraft September Blog Challenge

Create any paper craft project you like using the above mood board as inspiration. It may be a layout, card, journal page or any paper craft project you feel inspired to create! 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.

Entries close Friday 3oth September 2016 at 11.59pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time UTC +10/Daylight Savings Time UTC +11)

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

Winners will be announced Friday 7th October.

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

“Season’s Greetings” Layout By Anita Bownds

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P2163 Chilly |P2168 Polar |P2165 Icicles |SS321 Sticker Sheet
PP1005 Paper Pad |CT864 Collectables |RS409 Sparklets Ebony
SB700 Rhinestones silver |DD392 Mini Christmas Foliage
DD776 Ornate Charm Die | F630 Paper Blooms iceberg
Other: Cotton | stormy weather shimmer spray |glassine paper

 “Love, Hope, Joy” layout by Kylie Kingham

 

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Kaisercraft products: Ps464 Blizzard | PP1005 Paper Pad | CT864 collectaables | FL584 Flourish pack | SB700 Rhinestones | F630 Iceberg paper blooms | F627 Coconut paper blooms | F644 Coconut mini paper blooms | SB724 Fancy flourish | KC001 White Kaisercolour | CD101 coconut | Other- Silver mesh,embossing powder

 

”Warm Wishes” Layout By Rikki Graziani

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Kaisercraft Products: Frosted : P2160 Wintery | P2165 Icicles | PP1005 Paper Pad  | PS465 Correspondence – Gloss | SS321 Sticker Sheet | CT 864 Collectables | F630 Paper Blooms Iceberg | F647 Mini Paper Blooms Iceberg  | F627 Paper Blooms Coconut | F644 Mini Paper Blooms Coconut | DD566 Decorative Die Holly Circle | EM926 Lace – White | RS451 Rhinestone Strips – Silver 

‘My Traditional Christmas Morning’ by Terhi Koskinen

As long as I remember my Christmas mornings has started with the same tradition, horseback riding through snowy forest with my best friends. Breathing crispy fresh air, singing Christmas songs and feeling the soft snow all over is something that can really be called ‘winter wonderland’ – that’s why this special photograph was chosen to be the one for this layout and this challenge. That phrase, and all the images on our September Challenge moodboard inspired me, and to make the layout more colorful I wanted to use our brand new ‘Silent Night’ collection.
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Kaisercraft products used: CD601 Cardstock White | PP1004 Paper Pad | CT663 Collectables | CS921 Clear Stickers Seasons Greetings | KM114 Kaiser Mist Shiraz | KM116 Kaiser Mist Olive | T321 Craft Glue | T302 Foam Dots

Other: Jute Twine

‘Merry Christmas’ by Sonia Thomason

Kaisercraft products used: P2161 ‘Snowy’ | P2165 ‘Icicles’ | SS321 Sticker Sheet Frosted | CD101 Coconut Weave Cardstock | GC104 Crystal Glitter Cardstock | FL460 Wooden Flourishes ‘Merry Christmas’ | DD557 Foilage Florish Die | DD547 Circle Vines Die | SB700 Silver Rhinestones | ST921 Clear Stickers ‘Season’s Greetings |

The ‘Icicles’ patterned paper (P2165) has a whole page of fabulous flourishes just waiting to be fussy cut! I adhered them onto my page in the shape of a Christmas Wreath using foam tape for dimension.

‘Warm Wishes’ Pocket letter by Kirsten Hyde

I don’t often create Pocket letter, but they are are great swap. I have created a pocket letter with tags, embellishments, a miniature putz / glitter house kit, miniature stencil kit, and a miniature mixed media art, created on a button.

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Kaisercraft products used:  P2161 Snowy | PP1005 Paper Pad | CS272 Clear Stamps | CT864 Collectables | GC111 Glitter cardstock Frost | PP227 Glitter Tape Ice Blue |  PT225 Glitter tape Silver | PT221 Printed Tape Clocks | PL582 Flourish Pack Festive | DD771 Decorative Die Travel Word Pack | DD914 Decorative Die and Stamp Cute Tags.

 “Fantastic Day” Layout by Alicia McNamara

I fell in love with this mood board and I was inspired to scrap an amazing photo my Brother-in-law took on his recent holiday with his wife to New Zealand.  The photos they came back with were incredible! But this photo was one of my favourites:

Kaisercraft Frosted September Mood Board Challenge by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Frosted September Mood Board Challenge by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Frosted September Mood Board Challenge by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Products: P2167 Icy | GC111 Glitter CardStock – Frost | FC202 Foil CardStock – Silver | GC103 Glitter CardStock – Platinum | EM435 Pearl String – Silver | CS272 Clear Stamps | CT864 Collectables | PP1005 Paper Pad | FL5681 Flourish Pack – Doilies | DD761 Decorative Die – Awesome Words | DD318 Card Creations Die – Snowflake Card Flip | DD388 Decorative Die – Poinsettia | IP726 Ink Pad – Island | F631 Paper Blooms – Sea Breeze | F627 Paper Blooms – Coconut | ST922 Clear Stickers – Happy Birthday  | CD101 12×12 Weave card Stock – Coconut | SB700 Rhinestones – Silver 

‘Christmas Cheer’ Layout be Collette Mitrega

I have enjoyed playing with some of the new release dies this month, they can add so much to a layout!

With the ‘Holly Circle’ die,  I sprayed my die cut and sprinkled on some glitter, fixing it with a fixative spray so the glitter stayed on the page and not me!

I have used the Poinsettia die soooooooooo much!!! I love to curl the petals back with a skewer and layer them with foam tape atop each other, three layers looks fab! I love to glitter these too – after all, it’s Christmassy! Did you know you can cut two poinsettias at a time and don’t forget to use Kaisercrafts Die Release paper, (T322). Place this between the die and the paper when cutting and the paper will release easily!

The third die I used is a real favourite, (Mini Christmas Foliage). I love that I can get nine little festive branches and leaves and three little dots in just one pass. The little dots were perfect for the centre of the Poinsettias!

 

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Kasiercraft Products used: Frosted Collection: PS464 Blizzard | P2163 Chilly | P2164 Frozen |P2166 Arctic | P2160 Wintery | P2163 Chilly |CT864 Collectables | SS321 Sticker Sheet | FC202 Foil Cardstock Silver | DD392 Decorative Die Mini Christmas Foliage | DD388 Decorative Die Poinsettia | DD566 Decorative Die Holly Circle | T322 Die Release Paper | T302 Foam Dots.

Other Product Used: Clear Glitter.

“Holly Jolly” Card by Evgenia Krapivina

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Kasiercraft Products used: Frosted Collection: Paper Pad PP1005 | Collectables CT864 | Clear Stamps CS272 | Wooden Flourish Pack Snowflakes FL584 | Kaiser Mists White KM111 | Black IP719 |

“Happy Holidays” Card by Julia Akinina

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Kasiercraft Products used: Frosted Collection: Paper Pad PP1005 | P2167 Icy| Collectables CT864 | Clear Stamps CS272 | DD388 Decorative Die – Poinsettia | DD390 Decorative Die – Pine Sprig | SS321 Sticker Sheet | F630 Paper Blossoms – Iceberg | SB794 Pearls – Snow

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29 Comments

  • Reply cindy September 9, 2016 at 1:38 am

    Where do I find kaiser craft products?

    • Reply Kylie Kingham September 10, 2016 at 8:07 pm

      Hi Cindy! if you head to http://www.kaisercraft.com.au you will see a drop down tab titled ‘Retailers’.Its a great list to find your nearest stockist!Hope that helps.

  • Reply Rosslyn Coutts Aus September 9, 2016 at 11:05 am

    http://i1102.photobucket.com/albums/g455/Rozzy62/DSC07660_zps8y01toun.jpg Hope the colours are right for this challenge.

    • Reply Rikki Graziani September 12, 2016 at 7:24 pm

      Wow Love your take on this months moodboard Rosslyn and wow arent you quick with this months challenge, totally jealous. Thanks for playing long this month.

  • Reply Deb B September 9, 2016 at 3:44 pm

    Its all gorgeous, love the colours, soooo delicate

    • Reply Collette Mitrega September 9, 2016 at 11:09 pm

      Thanks Deb, I agree, the colours are stunning!

  • Reply Romy September 13, 2016 at 6:03 pm

    This is my take on the challenge: http://scrapstuffandmore.blogspot.nl/2016/09/winter-card-for-kaisercraft-challenge.html

  • Reply Angie Shepherd September 13, 2016 at 10:16 pm

    This is my take on the September Challenge: http://midnightscrappercardmaking.blogspot.com.au/2016/09/christmas-easel-card-frosted-range.html

    • Reply Debbie Siddle September 16, 2016 at 1:48 am

      Lovely card.

  • Reply Maree Kerwin September 14, 2016 at 6:16 pm

    This is a link to my entry: https://www.facebook.com/maree.kerwin/posts/1365901033437990

  • Reply Debbie Siddle September 16, 2016 at 1:46 am

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10210146662645083&set=o.61437065355&type=3&theater

    Above is the link on Facebook to my scrapbook page entry.

  • Reply Ann Wright September 18, 2016 at 3:54 pm

    Beautiful Collette love all your work…..stunning colours.

    • Reply Collette Mitrega September 23, 2016 at 10:46 pm

      Thanks you so much Ann :)

  • Reply Denise September 20, 2016 at 8:55 pm

    My entries for September challenge.

    • Reply Collette Mitrega September 23, 2016 at 10:47 pm

      Denise did you link your entry, would love to see it :)

  • Reply Rosslyn Coutts Aus September 21, 2016 at 2:03 pm

    http://i1102.photobucket.com/albums/g455/Rozzy62/DSC04859_zpseazm54os.jpg This Barber Shoppe collection was perfect for a layout of my grandfather..I remember him as authentic…..handsome and a true gentleman.

    • Reply Collette Mitrega September 23, 2016 at 10:48 pm

      Such a great layout. Your grandfather reminds me of Richard Gere, so handsome!

      • Reply Rosslyn Coutts Aus September 24, 2016 at 9:50 am

        Thanks Colette

  • Reply Sarah Scales September 24, 2016 at 9:14 pm

    Here is my entry for this months challenge.
    http://www.sarahndipity.com.au/2016/09/winter-wonderland.html

  • Reply Chrissi Mannix September 25, 2016 at 12:01 am

    Here is my layout for the challenge. Using the New frosted range was a nice challenge for me.
    http://chrissi2286.blogspot.com/2016/09/kaisercraft-blog-challenge.html

  • Reply Marina Gridasova September 28, 2016 at 6:17 pm

    Hello! Here is my entry to the September challenge ))) Thanks for the inspiration! )))
    https://integra-gm.blogspot.ru/2016/09/best-wishes-box-eyelet-outlet-dt.html

  • Reply Hilary Nicholas September 29, 2016 at 12:06 pm

    Hope this works – here is my entry for the September Challenge: an altered cookie tin decorated with Frosted
    https://www.facebook.com/hilary.nicholas/media_set?set=a.10154532658682459.1073741840.840292458&type=3

  • Reply Super Stick Chick September 29, 2016 at 12:39 pm

    The September Challenge color scheme really inspired me – winter’s not here in the States yet, but the colors were perfect for this page of my little boy. Love how the different Kaiser collections work so well together!
    http://superstickchick.blogspot.com/2016/09/baby-blue-eyes-layout.html

  • Reply Naomi Edwards September 29, 2016 at 9:16 pm

    Here is my entry for this months challenge
    https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=305027236520094&id=100010384596784

  • Reply Is it christmas? – dotstolinesblog September 30, 2016 at 8:32 pm

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  • Reply Dots to lines September 30, 2016 at 8:37 pm

    Wow! Just in awe of the mood board.
    Here’s our take on it: https://dotstolinesblog.wordpress.com/2016/09/30/is-it-christmas/
    Dots to Lines- Sunila and Aditi Mahajan

  • Reply Donna Hourigan September 30, 2016 at 9:11 pm

    Here is my entry for the challenge.
    http://corneredcreativity.blogspot.com.au/2016/09/kaisercraft-blog-monthly-challenge-here.html

  • Reply Kat Gray September 30, 2016 at 9:31 pm

    Here’s my take on the challenge: http://katscraft.tumblr.com/post/151141519463/kaisercraft-september-challenge

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