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Letters To Santa Mabel Sim NEW Product Tutorials

Santa Claus Says Merry Christmas! by Mabel Sim

September 26, 2017

Hi everyone!

I’m Mabel and I’m here to share with you a tutorial with the new Letters to Santa Collection to create a simple Christmas themed frame that is so apt for your Christmas display.

I first start with a 8×8 inches shadow box which I prepped it with an even coat of white gesso. You can also use any white acrylic paint/white opaque paint to replace gesso if you do not own one.

In the meantime, while waiting for the gesso to dry, cut down P2388 Christmas Poinsettia as a base.

I had also fussy cut out my centrepiece for today with P2395 Be Merry. I trimmed out the circle sentiment and mount it on foam tapes to give it some dimension.

Layering is always the key to make your project looks sophisticated. It is actually a very simple technique of arranging your pieces together on different heights. For this time round, I am making use of the rim of the shadowbox to show different layers. I had fussy cut out Mr. Santa from P2389 Dear Santa and stuck it to the bottom corner of my frame.

To balance out the opposite end, I am also adhering pieces from the CT890 Collectables as well as from P2393 Holly & Berries, followed by Christmas streamers from SS347 Sticker Sheet.

Adding pulled cheese cloth will also add some additional interest to the project.

Simply cut down the cheese cloth to tiny bits and tug it gently for the strings to break apart from its usual placement, adhere them to the bottom of your flowers.

Here’s the final look and some close up pictures. :)

Kaisercraft products: Letters to Santa Collection – SS347 Sticker Sheet | P2388 Christmas Poinsettia | P2389 Dear Santa | P2393 Holly & Berries | P2395 Be Merry | CT890 Collectables | RS450 Rhinestones Strip Red | T302 Mounting Foam Dots | T321 Acid Free Craft Glue

Others: Shadow Box, White Gesso, Cheese Cloth


That’s all for my tutorial. Simple ain’t it?

If you’re inspired to recreate this look, tag us on Instagram so we can see it.


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Thanks for stopping by~


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Donna Espiritu Layouts Letters To Santa

“Believe” layout by Donna Espiritu

September 14, 2017


Donna here to share a scrapbook layout I created using the Letters To Santa collection.

I love the traditional colors red and green in this collection and my niece’s photo is perfect so I used that here.

Let me show how I created this layout, it’s just a few simple steps actually. The part that took time was fussy cutting the images from one of the papers.

First, use the Be Merry paper as the base for the layout. Cut the special die cut paper like so and adhere to the right and left corners as seen in the image. Mat the photo with one of the cards from the Perforated Wishlist paper and add some messy white threads underneath.

Embellish with the fussy cut images from the Christmas Poinsettia paper and pieces from the Letters To Santa Collectables. Use foam tapes to some of the pieces to add dimension. Using the Decorative Die Lantern Scene and Glitter Cardstock in Champagne, cut some leaves and a candle.

Using a brush, splatter white watercolors all over the layout (use a piece of scrap paper or plastic to cover the photo from unwanted splatters). And the layout is done!

Here are some detailed shots of the finished layout

I hope you liked my project today!

Kaisercraft Products:  P2395  Be Merry | PS500 Poinsettia Frame | PS501 Perforated Wishlist | PP1028 Paper Pad | P2388 Christmas Poinsettia | SS347 Sticker Sheet | GC105 Glitter Cardstock – Champagne | DD801 Lantern Scene | CT890 Collectables | T314 Double-sided tape | T321 Acid-free Craft Glue | T302 Foam Tape 

Other: White watercolor, Thread

Thanks for dropping by and Happy Crafting!

~ Donna ~

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Challenges Competition Do not use this category Winners

December Challenge Winners!

January 6, 2017

As the first week of the new year comes to an end, it’s time to announce the winner of our December moodboard challenge!

Our entries we a little light on this month, understandable in the lead up to Christmas Day! That doesn’t mean there was any lack of creativity and once again, the difficult task of choosing only two winners left the judges in a tangle!

After much discussion, here they are…

1st Place

Christine Santos

Isn’t Christine’s festive card just gorgeous?! She’s captured our Christmas moodboard just perfectly!



2nd Place

Angie Shepherd

Angie’s gorgeous papercraft projects never cease to amazing us and this beautiful Christmas card is no exception!




Congratulations to our two winners and a big thank you to everyone that took the time to enter.

Don’t forget, our January challenge is up on our blog! We’re playing KaiserBingo this month and we can’t wait to see all of your wonderful entries!

Click here to see more details.


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Have yourself a Merry little Christmas layout With Anita Bownds

October 14, 2016


Everyone Anita here with you today sharing my layout and process video 
I wanted to show you how easy it is to combine gold and white without overwhelming the layout with too much gold 

Here is my process video of my layout.

Here you can see a close up of my title I’ve fussy cut from P2177 incandescent 
And the frame behind my photo layers 

I machine stitched across the top of my strips and collectables 

With the vellum I used a embossing folder Christmas trees to add
A layer behind my photo to break up the gold

Used the detailed doily I die cut P2174 crystal patterned paper 
For one of my layers giving it that soft touch of colour 

“Have yourself a Merry little christmas” layout By Anita bownds 
P2169 Glittering | P2172 Lustrous |P2177 Incandescent
P2174 Crystal |CT865 Collectables |EF248 Christmas Trees Embossing folder
DD776 Detailed doily
OTHER: Vellum| machine stitching | shimmer spray bling

I hope I’ve given you some fun creating inspiration 
When you play with this fabulous collection 



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Collections NEW Product


September 29, 2016

Can you believe that October is here already?! Where has the year gone?

Luckily we have some great new products hitting stores on Saturday to soften the blow of the year flying by so quickly!

From a foil and glitter accented collection to an oh so lovely French affair, Glisten and Ooh La La are the perfect paper collections for your next project! Let’s not forget about Decorative Dies and a great range of BTP. You can see all of these wonderful new products and plenty of inspiration on how to use them in our free October Workshop Magazine. So grab a cuppa, put your feet up and enjoy!

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Be sure to check in on our blog each day to see our Design Team’s amazing creations with our new products!

Thanks for stopping by :)

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