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September Creations with Amanda Baldwin

September 29, 2015

Hi Kaisercrafters!

Welcome back for more inspiration with our amazing collections for September!

As usual, I am just totally in love with them all & couldn’t stop at just a few projects….lol!

So go pop on the kettle, sit back, relax, and enjoy seeing what I’ve created to inspire you!

First up, I am sharing the gorgeous Silver Bells collection….

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How beautiful! Think pinks, blues, vintage and Christmas – sheer paper bliss!

Here’s what I’ve created with it…

“Christmas Countdown” Beyond The Page 

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I know – how sweet is this Christmas Countdown? Sooooo very pretty!

Although my darling Mr A for Awesome was a bit concerned about ‘where the chocolates go?’ Bless him!

Kaisercraft Products: SB2267 | Christmas Countdown, CD101 | Coconut, P1927 | Baubles, P1934 | Merry Christmas, PP979 | Paper Pad, CT837 | Collectables, DD534 | Snowflake, RS408 | Crystal, SB700 | Silver, SB786 | Rose, SB718 | Bliss, EM926 | White, KC001 | White, T307 | File Set, T318 | Craft Knife, T319 | Craft Mat.

Other: Thickers numerals

Speaking of my awesome boy, here he is….

“Believe” layout

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Yep, cute as a button! And so very hilarious too!

How fabulous are these papers though? I couldn’t wait to get a lil mixed media onto them – with Kaisercraft’s new release Christmas Templates!

Here’s a closer view…

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And loving the new decorative dies as well! Kaisercraft really spoil us with fabulous product!

Kaisercraft Products: CD101 | Coconut, P1930 | Carol, PP979 | Paper Pad, CT837 | EM430 | Just For You Pink Tag Pk, ST920 | Merry Christmas, T625 | Geo Tile, KM106 | Denim, DD326 | Reindeer, DD114 | Believe, F631 | Sea Breeze, F630 | Iceberg, F648 | Sea Breeze, F647 | Iceberg, SB700 | Silver.

Other: Texture paste, & staples.

Here’s another contemporary page of my boy at Christmastime,

“Believe” 8.5″ x 11″ layout

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Love this! So modern & fun despite the vintage feel of the papers, & those new dies are really just divine!

Kaisercraft Products: CD101 | P1929 | Wonderland, P1932 | Joy, CT837 | Collectables, SB700 | Silver, DD114 | Believe, DD534 | Snowflake.

But, I can’t let Mr A steal all the limelight –

here’s my beautiful daughter with some very pretty pinks….

“Merry Christmas LOVE” layout

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Gorgeous, huh?!

These patterned papers are simply divine! And those ornament collectables are a perfect adornment – too pretty!

Kaisercraft Products: PS428 | Specialty Paper-Baubles, P1926 | Good Tidings, P1928 | Believe, P1933 | Good Wishes, PP979 | Paper Pad, CT837 | Collectables, ST920 | Clear Stickers-Merry Christmas, SB700 | Silver, RS408 | Crystal. Other: Sewing.

And another modern, contemporary page for my personal 8.5 x 11″ album…..

“Christmas” 8.5″ x 11″ layout

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Kaisercraft Products: CD101 | Coconut, P1931 | Frosty. P1932 | Joy, P1934 | Merry Christmas, CT837 | Collectables, SS293 | Sticker Sheet, DD534 | Snowflake, Pearl Brads. Other: Sewing.

And, because it’s a Christmas collection, here’s a couple of Christmas cards too…

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Kaisercraft Products: CD101 | Coconut, PP979 | Paper Pad, CT837 | Collectables, EM405 | Paper Doilies, CS700 | Clear Stamper, CS237 | Clear Stamp- Silver Bells, IP719 | Black, SB718 | Bliss. Other: vellum, wreath embellishment.

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How cute is that sequin shaker pocket?!!

Kaisercraft Products: CD501 | Card Pk Square White, PP979 | Paper Pad, CT837 | Collectables, CS700 | Clear Stamper, CS237 | Clear Stamp-Silver Bells, IP719 | Black. Other: vellum, sequins, ribbon, button & sewing.

So many paper pretties with this lovely collection!

And if you want a lil more Silver Bells inspiration – see my Design Team Finalist 2015 Entry here.

I was lucky enough to sample this gorgeous collection earlier this year, and yes, I am still in love with it!!!

The second collection that I fell in love with this month is the more tradtional, Home For Christmas.

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This is a really earthy Christmas collection that has the cutest stamps set too!

Here’s a super sweet Christmas package and stamped gift tag…

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Told you it had a cute stamp set!

Kaisercraft Products: P1940 | Decoration, EM428 | Kraft Tag Pk, CS700 | Clear Stamper, CS238 | Clear Stamp-Home For Christmas, IP722 | Red Gum.

Other: Black pen.

“Merry Christmas” layout

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How cool is this?!!

Such a fun page, & I really love that new Stars C6 Decorative Die – it’s a new favourite of mine!

Let’s take a closer peak at it…..

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Love those Merry Christmas Clear Stickers too! Very cool!

Kaisercraft Products: CD101 | Coconut, P1936 | Sugar Plum, PP980 | Paper Pad, CT838 | Collectables, SS294 | Sticker Sheet, EM428 | Kraft Tag Pk, ST920 | Merry Christmas, DD726 | Stars C6.

Here’s another bright and contemporary page,

“Smile, it’s Christmas” layout

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Such a cheeky photo!!! How cute is this boy?!!

Again, quite a modern design but a great display of those patterned papers and collectables.

I also love cork as an embellishment & the new Stars C6 Decorative Die works perfectly with the Kaisercraft Cork Sheets – awesomeness!

Kaisercraft Products: CD101 | Coconut, P1943 | Laurel, PP980 | Paper Pad, CT838 | Collectables, SS294 | Sticker Sheet, DD726 | Stars C6, DD326 | Reindeer, CB152 | Cork.

Other: Sewing

Such a lovely Christmas collection needs a few cards too…

“Merry Christmas” card
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Kaisercraft Products: CD651 | Kraft Cardstock, PP980 | Paper Pad, CT838 | Collectables, SS294 | Sticker Sheet, EM428 | Kraft Tag Pk. Other: Sewing, ribbon.

“Tis the Season” card

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Kaisercraft Products: CD101 | Coconut, PP980 | Paper Pad, CT838 | Collectables, DD726 | Stars C6, CB152 | Cork.

“December to Remember” card

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Kaisercraft Products: CD651 | Kraft Cardstock, PP980 | Paper Pad, CT838 | Collectables, PT219 | Printed Tape-Holly, DD726 | Stars C6, CB152 | Cork.

Other : Ribbon.

“The most wonderful time” card

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Kaisercraft Products: CD651 | Kraft Cardstock, PP980 | Paper Pad, CT838 | Collectables, SS294 | Sticker Sheet, EM405 | Paper Doilies 20pcs.

& the final collection that I am sharing with you today is the incredible new Family Tree inspired, Generations

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This collection has a really traditional and vintage Family Tree style to it & is just perfect for Family Albums!

I’ve started creating a 12 x 12″ album of my family with it –

Here’s where I am up to,


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Kaisercraft Products: PP227 | 12 x 12″ Paper Pad, CT839 | Collectables, F629 |Buttercream, F644 | Coconut, T602 | Damask, IP726 | Island, Pearl Brads.

Other: Lace & trim.


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Kaisercraft Products: PP227 | 12 x 12″ Paper Pad, CT839 | Collectables, FL327 | Elm Tree.

Other: Lace.


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Kaisercraft Products: PP227 | 12 x 12″ Paper Pad, CT839 | Collectables, F629 | Buttercream, RS411 | Cameo.

Other: lace.


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Kaisercraft Products: PP227 | 12 x 12″ Paper Pad, CT839 | Collectables, TM806 | Metal Label Pulls-Brass, TM812 | Metal Drawer Knobs.


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Kaisercraft Products: PP227 | 12 x 12″ Paper Pad, CT839 | Collectables, F629 | Buttercream, F646 | Buttercream, FL | Rose, RS411 | Cameo.

Other: Ribbon, lace.


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Kaisercraft Products: PP227 | 12 x 12″ Paper Pad, CT839 | Collectables, TM812 | Metal Drawer Knobs, FL301 | Leaves.

Other: Ribbon.

& my final lovely that I am sharing today is a beautiful frame of my mum and darling son….

This one truly is a “Treasured Memory”

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Isn’t this divine?! This one makes me smile every time I see it!

Such pretty corner embellishment clusters too….

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So beautiful!

Kaisercraft Products: SB2101 Bracket Frame, PP227 | 12 x 12″ Paper Pad, CT839 | Collectables, F632 |Sage, Pearl Brads, PL505 | Latte, FL483 | Treasured Memory, EM405 | Paper Doilies 20pcs.

Hope you have enjoyed viewing some of my creations with these stunning new collections!

Be sure to visit everyday for more inspiration from me


my super talented fellow Design Team members!

Thanks for leaving a kind comment,

til next time,

Happy Arty Days,

Amanda xo

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Beyond the Page Card Making Design Team DIY Generations Home Decor Home for Christmas Kaisercraft Kirsten Hyde Layouts Papercraft Silver Bells

Preparing for Christmas in September with Kirsten Hyde

September 28, 2015

It’s already the end of September, and three months until Christmas. Three months is not a long time. It is time to think about creating advent calendars, Christmas cards and small Christmas gifts. I have created some Christmas inspiration in this post with an Advent/ Christmas calendar, Christmas card, a small gift (decorated box of Chocolates), and a layout (a framed layout would also make a great gift).

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Advent calendar:

As a Design Team member, I got the Advent Block calendar (SB2316). I decided to use the Silver Bells collection, to decorate the advent calendar. Silver Bells collection is a great vintage collection, perfect with the soft colours.

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The numbers are Kaisercrafts chipboard Alphabet 3 (CD109). I have colourd the numbers with KaiserMist, Glitter or crackle paint.

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I have used gesso on the flowers, to create a snow effect.

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The lamp is a diecut made with one of Kaisercraft’s dies (Street Light DD513).

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The gnome, is a photo of my frosty garden gnome.

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Kaisercraft Materials: Advent Block SB2316 | Paper Silver Bells: Good Tidings P1926 |  Baubles P1927 |  Believe P1928 |  Wonderland P1929 |  Carol P1930 |  Merry Christmas P1934 |  Paper Pad: PP979 |  Clear stamps CS237 |  Collectables CT837 |  Paper Blooms: Sea Breeze F631 |  Coconut F627 |  Decorative Dies Street Light DD513 |  Chipboard Alpha 3 CD109 |  KaiserMist Antique GoldKM102 |  Stencils Christmas Quarters T623.

Christmas card:

I wanted to create a simple Christmas card, using the Tag Pack for this collection.

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The motive is a Christmas tag. I have used one of Kaisercraft stencils and Gesso to create some snow effect on the background.

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Kaisercraft Materials: Paper Pad PP979 |  Tag Pack EM425 |  Paper: Good Wishes P1933 |  Paper Blooms Fairy Floss F640 |  Lace White EM926 |  Pearls Pewter SB791 |  Stencils Christmas Quarters T623.

Home for Christmas

Decorating boxes of Chocolate, is something which is very popular in Norway. I decided to decorate an After Eight box. This is a super small neighbor gift for Christmas.

After Eight box

The measurements were taken from the After Eight box itself. I decided to create a separate box, which the After Eight box fits into. By doing this, the  box of Chocolate can be changes for a new one, when it has been eaten.

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I also created a small winter landscape on the top of the lid of the box.

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The trees has been made by using on of Kaisercraft’s new Christmas tree dies (CC Tree DD320), folding the trees along the “trunks” and gluing them together.

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Kaisercraft Materials: Papers: Home for Christmas Sugar Plum P1936 |  Paper Pad PP980 |  Collectables CT838 |  Decorative Die CC Tree DD320.


Generations is a super collection for creating layouts and albums with family photos. The collection also has a lot of nice papers, suitable for other projects.

“Cherished” Layout

The Generations Paper Pad has a super set of papers in soft colours. I created a layout with a photo of my best friend and me. The photo was taken this summer, and it is showing the view out of the Oslo fjord in the background.

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I used a blue wooden paper as a background for the layout. I created layers, using papers,  collectables, metal and flowers. I also used gesso and stencils to create background effects.

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Kaisercraft Materials: Paper Pad PP227 |  Clear stamps CS239 |  Collectables CT839 |  Ink Pad IP717 |  Paper Blooms: Grape F665 |  Clear Stickers Inspirational ST927 |  Stencils Christmas Quarters T623.

Other: Gesso, golden beads

I hope these collections inspire you.


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September creations by Julia Akinina

September 21, 2015

Hello! Julia is here to share my new projects using beautiful and gogreous paper from September Kaisercraft release.


First collection ia generation. I love the colors of the paper, this collection is prfect for the family vintage layouts. I created LO about me with three photos, I think my photos match good to the style of this paper . I also loved the sheet of paper with big red roses, you can cut all of them and have a lot of additional images to the collectables pack.


Kaisercraft products: PP227 12×12? Paper Pad | CT839 Collectables | SS295 Sticker Sheet | EM417 – Distressed Photo Overlays | CD101 Coconut Weave Cardstock 12×12

Other: white cardstock die cuts.



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Silver Bells is my favorite collection of the moth, despite I’m not so good in the shabby chic style. But I tried to create something very clear and tender while I was creating my winter layout!


Kaisercraft products: P1931 Silver Bells – Frosty | PP979 Silver Bells Paper Pad | CT837 Silver Bells Collectables | EM425 Silver Bells Tag Pk | ST921 Clear Stickers – Seasons Greetings | SB700 Rhinestones – Silver | T624  12×12 Template – Festive Quarters

Other: border punch, white paper die cuts




Another project from this gorgeous collection is the greeting card. Love the colors and how great this paper matches with the kraft paper.


Kaisercraft products: P1933 Silver Bells – Good Wishes | PP979 Silver Bells Paper Pad| CS237 Silver Bells Stamp Set | SB700 Rhinestones – Silver | DD318 Card Creation Snowflake Card Flip

Other: wood texture cardstock, white embossing powder, vellum.




And here is my last project for today, it’s absolutely beautiful, because this is a star tree which I made from Kaiserkraft BTP – Star Tree. I used Home for Christmas collection, I loved to use it, I love the texture patterns on the paper and there are many beautiful collectables in the pack!I used a lot of them in this Christmas tree. I think I will use it to decorate the house for Christmas and to create the magical inspirational mood in my craft room.


Kaisercraft products: SB2382 BTP – Star Tree | P1936 Home for Christmas – Sugar Plum | P1938 Home for Christmas – Eggnog | P1940 Home for Christmas – Decoration | P1939 Home for Christmas – Mistletoe | P1937 Home for Christmas – Pinecones |  PP980 Home for Christmas 6.5″ Paper Pad | CT838 Home for Christmas Collectables | SB700 Rhinestones – Silver




Thank You


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Jingling all the way with Collette

September 18, 2015

Hi Kaisercrafters.


I cannot believe September is nearly gone already, can you?

I have been ‘Jingling all the way” this month creating Christmas projects with the newly released Christmas papers, they are just so adorable and I so love Christmas!

I wish I could stop singing Jingle Bells, and stop calling the lovely new collection “Silver Bells” – Jingle Bells! I had to re-do some of the videos I made for you a few times because I kept getting the name wrong. Annoying how some things just stick!

So here are a few of the projects I have been having fun with!

“Jingle Bells”


‘Baby Baubels’

Sometimes all you need for a layout are amazing papers and a great photo. This is such an easy and quick page to do, but I love it!


DSC_0391 Kaisercraft Products Used: P1930 Carol | P1932 Joy | P1929 Wonderland | CT 837 Collectables | RS305 Sparklet Words | IP726 Ink pad Island

Other Products Used: Border Punch | White Gesso | Crystalina Kindy Glitz | Blue marker | Vellum.

‘Oh Christmas Tree’

Did you know that you can emboss beautifully with Kaisercrafts Plastic Templates. Check out the video below to see how I did this and how I created this lovely card.


Kaisercraft Products Used: CD511 Card Pack C6 White | PP979 Paper Pad | CT837 Collectables | T623 Christmas Quarters Template.

Other Products Used: Glitter | Spray Adhesive | Fixative Spray | Silver marker | Satin Ribbon.

‘Step Card’

This is a card for a special person this Christmas. Looks impressive and hard to make,  but if you follow the steps in my video tutorial below, you will be making them in no time! Ho Ho!



Kaisercraft Products Used:  CD650 Smooth white cardstock | P1926 Good Tidings | P1929 Wonderland |P1930 Carol | P1933 Good Wishes.SS293 Sticker Sheet | CT837 Collectables | DD728 Decorative Die Christmas Trees.

Other Products Used : Crystalina Kindy Glitz | White ribbon.

‘Star Card’

At Christmas it is great to spend time with our ‘little’ loved ones. This is a favourite of mine and I love to sit down and make lots of these star cards with lots of little helpers! Put a little bowl of candy canes and a drink with a pretty straw on the table, and you will create hours of memories!

I have made a video for you on how to do this.



Kaisercraft Products Used: P1927 Baubles | P1929 | CS237 Clear Stamps | IP719 Black Ink Pad.

Other Products Used: Ribbon | Wooden Bead.


I love the vibrant red teamed with kraft in this collection and it has been perfect for many of my photos and cards.

‘Turkey Leg’

This is one of my sons favourite Christmas memories. Year after year, he looks forward to the turkey leg at Christmas Lunch. Capturing such memories is a joy!



Kaisercraft Products Used: P1943 Laurel | P1938 Eggnog | P1940 Decoration | P1942 Warm Wishes | PS429 Holly Wreath | SS294 Sticker Sheet | CT838 Collectables | Ink Pad IP724 Bark.

Other Products Used: Crystalina Kindy Glitz | Vellum

‘Step Card’

This card has the same card foundation as the step card video above….. I just used Kraft card and a different collection to decorate it!  Did you spot the Reindeer Die… cute is it?



Kaisercraft Products Used: CD651 Kraft Cardstock | P1935 Poinsettia | P1942 Warm Wishes | P1940 Decoration | P1936 Sugar Plum | Ink Pad IP724 Bark | SB712 Rhinestones Deep Yellow | SB711 Rhinestones Red | DD326 Decorative Die Reindeer.






Kaisercraft Products Used: Generations Collection. PP227 12×12″paper Pad | CT839 Collectables | SS295 Sticker Sheet | F632 Sage Paper Blooms | F649 Sage Mini Paper Blooms | CB153 Corrugated Cardboard | FL399 Wooden Flourishes Cogs | IP724 Ink Pad Bark | KM102 Kaiser Mists Antique Gold | T606 Template Bricks.

Other Products Used: Border Punch | Vellum.


This is a ‘left over’ card.  In my scrapbooking classes I encourage people to look at what is left after they have finished their page. In nearly every case, there is enough for a few cards. All the papers usually go together and there are always left over accessories! This is a leftover card which usually only takes about ten minutes to put together!


Kaisercraft Products Used: PP227 Paper Pad | SS295 Sticker Sheet | CT839 Collectables | IP724 Ink Pad Bark.

What a month of fun crafting, and singing! I am feeling very Christmassy!

I hope you are inspired and start ‘jingling all the way’ too!

Thanks for taking time out to look at my creations.



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Family and Festivity with Belinda Spencer

September 16, 2015

Hi Kaisercrafters!!

Belinda back today to share my projects using the stunning new September releases. What an absolute treat it was to be playing with these new collections. From the beautifully patterned papers to the collectables, decorative dies and templates, there is something to delight everyone.

I have so many projects to share with you so let’s go!

First up is the stunning Silver Bells Collection.

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I loved the silver accents and snowflake filled papers in this range and it just happens to be a fussy cutters dream! So many pretty details to fill your pages with.

‘Joy’ Layout

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For my first layout, I stuck to a monochromatic colour scheme using the oh so pretty pinks in the collection. I always feel the need to alter my backgrounds so I swiped some gesso over the gorgeous Geo Tile 12″ x 12″ Template using a palette knife. I just focused on the area where my photo and embellishments would be so that I didn’t obscure all of that pretty paper. My layouts would not feel complete without having some of the amazing Kaisermists sprayed over them and here I have used the pink one. I have also used the awesome clear stamps to add some extra snowflakes to my background with some Berry ink.

Here’s a closer look at the details.

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Kaisercraft Materials: P1928 Believe | P1934 Merry Christmas | P1933 Good Wishes | PP979 Paper Pad | CT837 Collectables | CS237 Clear Stamps | SS293 Sticker Sheet | CD101 Kaisercard Coconut | T625 12×12″ Template Geo Tile | SB729 Wood Flourishes Swirls | KM110 Kaisermist Pink | IP731 Ink Pad Berry | F627 Paper Blooms Coconut | F639 Paper Blooms Fuschia | F644 Mini Paper Blooms Coconut | F657 Mini Paper Blooms Fairy Floss | ST912 Epoxy Stickers Candy.

Other: gesso | wire thread.

‘Christmas Wishes’ Card

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I loved the pink colour scheme so much that I had to create a card in the same monochromatic scheme. I added some detail to the background by stamping lots of pretty little snowflakes and heat embossing with white embossing powder. I added some crackle paint to a wood veneer frame and once dry, added some Pink Kaisermist over the top.

I die-cut some more snowflakes from Coconut Kaisercard using the gorgeous Snowflake Card Flip Decorative Die.

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Kaisercraft Materials: PP979 Paper Pad | CS237 Clear Stamps | FL305 Wood Flourishes Frames | DD318 Card Creations Snowflake Card Flip | CD101 Kaisercard Coconut | KM110 Kaisermist Pink | IP731 Ink Pad Berry | DD701 Decorative Die 6×4″ & 3×4″ Rectangles.

Other: embossing ink | embossing powder | crackle paint.

‘Waiting’ Layout

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I absolutely love the Wreath Specialty Paper in this collection with its gorgeous pops of colour and glitter against the grey so I used that as a starting point for my layout. I used a black and white photo to co-ordinate with the grey in the papers and embellishments. I took the photo of my daughter after we had put up our Christmas tree one year. She immediately placed herself under the tree to impatiently wait for Santa. :-)

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Kaisercraft Materials: P1926 Good Tidings | P1928 Believe | P1934 Merry Christmas | PS427 Wreath Specialty Paper | PS428 Baubles Specialty Paper | SS293 Sticker Sheet | CT837 Collectables | PP979 Paper Pad | EM425 Tag Pack | DD705 Decorative Die Swirl Flourish | CD101 Kaisercard Coconut | CB108 Alpha Chipboard Alpha #2.

Other: gesso.

‘Season’s Greetings’ Card

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This was my first time playing with a Card Creations Card Flip Die and I was pleasantly surprised at how very easy they are to use. I made sure for the snowflake die that I placed some Kaisercraft Die Release Paper between the die and the cardstock for ease of release and it worked a treat. Not only that but then I had some lovely printed paper snowflakes left over for another project. Winning!

Kaisercraft Materials: P1929 Wonderland | P1932 Joy | CT837 Collectables | CS237 Clear Stamps | DD318 Card Creations Snowflake Card Flip | T332 Die Release Paper | CD101 Kaisercard Coconut | RS402 Rhinestones Island Lagoon | IP727 Ink Pad Lagoon.

Other: embossing ink | embossing powder.

‘A Merry Little Christmas’ Card

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This is a car that I created using just the Paper Pad and the Clear Stamps in the collection. I used the most gorgeous soft grey woodgrain paper from the Paper Pad and stamped and heat embossed lots of pretty snowflakes using both white and silver embossing powders. I created more texture by distressing the edges of the layered papers too.

Kaisercraft Materials: PP979 Paper Pad | CS237 Clear Stamps | CD101 Kaisercard Coconut.

Other: embossing ink | embossing powders.

Next up is the Home For Christmas Collection.

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I am a huge fan of kraft cardstock so I was immediately drawn to the lovely kraft coloured patterned papers in this range as well as the hessian look ones. For my layout, I used the striking and bold ‘Sugar Plum’ patterned paper with some Turquoise Kaisermist added for even more striking colour.

‘Girl Germs’ Layout

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The photo I used is one of my outtakes from a Christmas photo shoot with my kids. I asked them (alright I forced them) to get closer to each other for the photo. My daughter put her arm around my son and that was his reaction. Note to self: Never work with children or animals. Actually just children because I can bribe the dogs with food. LOL

I used some tags from the Tag Pack as embellishments on my layout and added cute little wooden pegs to the top. I layered some Collectables on top as well as stickers from the Sticker Sheet.

 Kaisercraft Materials: P1940 Decoration | P1936 Sugar Plum | CT838 Collectables | PP980 Paper Pad | SS294 Sticker Sheet | EM426 Tag Pack | CB109 Alpha Chipboard Alpha #3 | IP719 Ink Pad Black | IP727 Ink Pad Lagoon | IP734 Ink Pad Red | KM105 Kaisermist Turquoise | KC003 Kaisercolour Pale Beige | CD102 Kaisercard Licorice.

Other: mini wooden pegs.

‘Joy’ Card

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I created a simple layered look for this card making use of lots of Kaisercraft Foam Dots. I love how quick and easy the Foam Dots are to use. Just pop them out and stick them on. Easy!

Kaisercraft Materials: P1940 Decoration | PP980 Paper Pad | DD510 Decorative Die Nesting Frames | DD701 Decorative Die 6×4″ & 3×4″ Rectangles | CD511 Cards & Envelopes Card Pack C6 White | T302 Foam Dots.

Other: kitchen twine | natural jute.

I had so much fun creating that layered card I decided to make some matching tags using the Tag Pack.

‘Layered Tags’

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These were the quickest tags to make by simply layering die cut papers from the Paper Pad as well as Collectables embellishments. I think they will look perfect at Christmas adorning a lovely kraft paper wrapped present.

Kaisercraft Materials: PP980 Paper Pad | CT838 Collectables | EM426 Tag Pack | DD510 Decorative Die Nesting Frames | DD701 Decorative Die 6×4″ & 3×4″ Rectangles | IP721 Ink Pad Gum Leaf | KM102 Kaisermist Antique Gold.

Other: kitchen twine | natural jute. 

And last but not least the Generations Collection.

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Such lovely, soft colours in this vintage inspired range. And there is a soft blue woodgrain paper that is to die for! Needless to say that is the first paper I snaffled up to create my first layout.

‘Remember This Moment’ Layout

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KC Sept - Gen - Remember This Moment 3

I have added some Turquoise Kaisermist to the woodgrain background paper on this layout. I have also added some stamping on top of that before layering on chopped up pieces of the correspondence style paper.

Kaisercraft Materials: PP227 12″ x 12″ Paper Pad | CS239 Clear Stamps | CT839 Collectables | SS295 Sticker Sheet | CD101 Kaisercard Coconut | FL305 Wood Flourishes Frames | FL376 Wooden Flourishes Berry Vine | FL480 Wooden Flourishes Remember The Moment | F627 Paper Blooms Coconut | F630 Paper Blooms Iceberg | F644 Mini Paper Blooms Coconut | F647 Mini Paper Blooms Iceberg | CS161 Clear Stamp – Texture – Honeycomb | IP724 Ink Pad Bark | KM105 Kaisermist Turquoise. 

‘Love’ Layout

KC Sept - Gen - Love 1

KC Sept - Gen - Love 3I so love looking back at photos of my kids when they were younger and used to like to give each other a hug! It’s pretty rare these days as per my ‘Girl Germs’ Layout way back up there at the top of my post. I just had to use this cute photo for the ‘Brother’ paper.

Kaisercraft Materials: PP227 12×12″ Paper Pad | CT839 Collectables | CS239 Clear Stamps | CD101 Kaisercard Coconut | FL303 Wood Flourishes Vines | DD725 Card Creations Butteflies Card Front | IP721 Ink Pad Gum Leaf | IP724 Ink Pad Bark | IP726 Ink Pad Island | KM102 Kaisermist Antique Gold | FL319 Wood Flourishes Love and Cherish.

Other: kitchen twine | staples.

WOW!!! Did you make it to the end of my long post? Thank you so much for sticking with me and for stopping by the blog today. I do hope I have inspired you to create your own beautiful layouts, cards and tags with these gorgeous collections.

Don’t forget to pop back tomorrow for some amazing creations using the Home For Christmas Specialty Papers.



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