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Saturday, 13 December 2014

Last minute Christmas Decor at We do Doobadoo

Good morning my lovelies, eeeeek Christmas is coming a bit too quickly for my liking, We've been so busy at work I've barely thought about Christmas shopping yet but I think I'll have to go on a mission this weekend and make a start as it won't be long and the big day will be here. At We Do Doobadoo we've got a new challenge and this time around our theme is 'Last minute Christmas Decor' and I've made a little canvas for my DT project. As always our lucky winner will receive some gorgeous Dutch Doobodoo so you don't want to miss out on your chance to win!

 I've used my favourite Dutch Doobadoo 'Stars' Stencil to create the background for my canvas. I primed with black gesso and dusted on some Black PanPastel Fine Pearl Medium. Once that was dry I applied a mixture of Maimeri Iridescent Medium and Rich Gold PanPastel through the stars stencil and sprinkled on some sparkly gold glitter for some extra bling. The focal image is a stampbord coaster coloured with Black distress ink, the image is a clear stamp from Chocolate Baroque. I stamped with versamark and then embossed with a WOW Gold sparkle EP.

I'm entering this project in the following challenges:
Crafting for all seasons: anything Christmas but a card
Crafty Ribbons: Mono Christmas
Loves Rubber Stamps: winter/Christmas
Love to Create: Non traditional Christmas colours
Shopping our Stash: favourite technique (stencilling this week lol)
Sweet Stamps: sparkle

Thanks for visiting today, hope to see you again soon
Claire xx


  1. Wow Claire this is one of those that you want to see in the flesh it is gorgeous.

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x

  2. So beautifully lush with the gold.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

  3. WOW! This is absolutely stunning! The gold really pops off of the black! LOVE! Thank you for joining our "Non-Traditional Holiday Colors" Challenge at Love to Create this week.
    Ruza ~ LTC Designer
    Ruza's Craft Corner

  4. Great card. Love all the sparkle. Thanks for playing along at Loves Rubberstamps.


  5. This is so beautiful! Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

  6. Love it, such a rich and different canvas. It's very beautiful.

  7. Absolutely Gorgeous! Thank you so much for sharing with us at Love to Create Non- Traditional Holiday colors challenge.
    Jackie LTC~owner

  8. Wonderful embossing on this project! Thanks bunches for accepting our challenge this week at Shopping Our Stash!
    Chana, DT

  9. This is BEAUTIFUL!!! Thanks for sharing with us at the Crafting for all Seasons Challenge. Barb

  10. beautiful card, I'm not good with stencils. awesome job. Thanks for playing along with us at SOS for the technique challenge. I giggled at "this week" it's always something new that catches out crafty eye.

  11. Thanks for joining in at shopping our stash! Gorgeous stencilling. That black and gold combo is just fabulous.


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