Wednesday, 22 November 2017

. . . a very NON-traditional Christmas with the Crafty Gals Corner

It's time for another challenge with us at the

This week we are letting our creative juices flow with
Challenge #150 - To Die For

The sponsors for this challenge are:
Scrap N Dipity
Prize: 3 Digital Images

SheepSki Designs
Prize: 3 Digital Images


Today I have used the Skully Christmas digital stamp from SheepSki Designs, one of our generous sponsors this week, to make a very non-traditional Christmas card.

I placed the digital stamp on my Silhouette Cameo design mat and sized it to fit into the scalloped square frame then printed it on X-Press It blending card, heat set then coloured with Copic markers.
I cut the scalloped frame using my Silhouette Cameo and trimmed the image panel down to fit and adhered them to the card base.  I die cut a bundle of spruce stems, dimensional bow and sentiment in black cardstock and adhered them in place to make my skull ornament a little more festive.

I hope you have enjoyed my non-traditional Christmas card

SheepSki Designs - digital stamp - Skully Christmas
Copic markers - skull - W00-0-1-2-3-4-5-6
Copic markers - hat - R21-22-24-27-46
Copic markers - hat trim - C00-0-1-3-5
Copic markers - gold ornament topper - YR23-24-27
Copic markers - leaves - T6-8-10
American Crafts - 12x12 textured cardstock - black
Silhouette Cameo
Silhouette Design Store - Design ID #64567
Square Inner Scallop Frame Set by Deborah Stine
Sizzix Big Shot
Winnie & Walter - Take A Bow Cutaways
Cottage Cutz - die CC-182 - Spruce Stems
Cottage Cutz - die CCX-079 - Merry Christmas
Helmar 450 Quick Dry adhesive - to adhere the layers
Tombow Mono Multi Liquid Adhesive - to adhere the sentiment

Sending a big Thank You to SheepSki Designs for supplying the digital stamp I used today and for being a sponsor for Challenge #150 - To Die For with us at the Crafty Gals Corner.
I hope that you're feeling inspired, get creative and share
your DIE-licious project with us for this challenge.

I am going to enter my card in the following challenges (alphabetical order):
the Fifth Annual Month of Holiday Cards Challenge
B is for Bow, H is for Hat, O is for Ornament
Crafty Catz - Challenge #393 Anythng Goes with optional twist Sparkle & Shine
Crafty Friends Challenge Blog - Challenge #71 - Add A Sentiment
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge - CHNC Challenge 360 Anything Goes
optional theme Use Some Blue
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra - CHNC Challenge Extra for November
Anything Goes as long as it's Christmas
Get Creative Challenges - Challenge #64 - Holidays
Happy Little Stampers - HLS November Anything Goes With Dies Challenge
Happy Little Stampers - HLS November Christmas Challenge - Anything Goes
optional twist - TAG
Koala T Crafts - November Challenge - Leaves OR Metallics OR Twine
Morgan's ArtWorld - Challenge #23 - Anything Goes
Pammie's Inky Pinkies - PIP Challenge 1747 - Anything Goes
Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge Blog - Challenge #356 - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede - Challenge #270 - Give Thanks or Anything Goes
option white card, only the image in colour
The 12 Months of Christmas Link Up - Challenge #35 Anything Christmas Goes
optional theme "Star Struck"
The Paper Shelter - Challenge #319 - A Christmas Card
Through The Craft Room Door - TTCRD Anything Goes for the week of 11-21-17


  1. a nice design on your card, thanks for joining our challenge at crafty catz and hope to see you again

  2. Love the color combination of your card and the pretty bow. Thank you, for joining us for the QKR Stampede challenge.

  3. Thank you for sharing your lovely crafting for Penny’s challenge 356, Hazel DT - and also for both of my CHNC challenges – hope to see you again soon x

  4. Great coloring. Thanks for playing along with us at PIP Challenges.

  5. That black border is so appropriate for your non-traditional card! Thanks for sharing your work at the QKR Stampede challenge this week - anything goes with the Give Thanks option. Dorothy S, DT member.

  6. Cute card!Thanks for joining us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.Good luck and hope to see you again.Gr.Kaija DT-member

  7. That's a non-traditional card for sure!
    Thanks for joining us at CraftyHazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra for November!
    Monica - DT

  8. A great card!
    Thank you soo much for taking part in our "add a sentiment” challenge over at Crafty Friends & good luck in the draw.
    Hope to see you again in our new challenge as well…

    (DT-Coordinator Creatalicious Challenges)

    (DT Crafty Friends)

    (DT The Sketchy Challenges)

  9. Non-traditional FOR SURE! lol I actually really like it! Nice coloring too! Thanks for joining us at PIP Challenges!

  10. Your card makes me think of "A Christmas Carol" Tracy, as in the novel by Dickens. I think it's a combination of the skull and the almost burned down candle on his hat. I really like the beautiful black bow and the die cut foliage, they are perfect additions for the image. You did a great job colouring the skull, the eyes look deep and cavernous. Well done!

  11. Love your unusual Christmas card!
    Thanks for joining us this week at The Paper Shelter, good luck! Hugs Susan x

  12. This is such a fun Christmas card! Thanks for playing with us at TTCRD ATG Challenge! Looking forward to seeing you again next time and good luck :-)!
    Sunila & Aditi

  13. An unusual Christmas card, well coloured. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter this week.

  14. that's different - great masculine project - thanks for joining us at the Happy Little Stampers Christmas Challenge

  15. Such a fun card..Thank you so much for joining us at Happy Little Stampers - Anything goes with dies Challenge. Hugs xx Deepti Aggarwal

  16. I absolutely LOVE this - maybe not everyone will, but I sure DO!. So much fun. SO glad you joined us at Die Cut Divas.

  17. I LOVE this card. I love twists on events or things and this is a fun twist. Thank you for joining us at Morgan's ArtWorld.

  18. Interesting Christmas card. I am sure there are lots of people this would appeal to. Thanks for playing along with our challenge at 12 Months of Christmas Link Up.

  19. What an unusual Christmas card and I love how you created it with the use of your Cameo - you remind me that I should use mine more often.
    Thanks for sharing with us at HLS.

  20. fabulous Tracy
    Thanks for join us at
    {ScrapbookStampSociety DT Member}
    Hope to see you again and goodluck

    Greetings Karin DT Coördinator


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