05 January 2013

Unstampabelles #18 - Christmas (No Stamps or Digis)

So many wonderful Monchromatic creations entered last month....you are a talented bunch of crafters.  I really did think this would stump you but no we had an amazing 48 entries.  Thank you for joining in the fun.  Once again you have made it hard for the Design Team to choose their favourite but after much thought they have chosen.............


as Design Team Favourite for our Monochromatic challenge.  This is Susie's amazing papercraft creation.  Please be sure to visit her blog 'Little Smile's' to find out more details on this wonderful design.  Congratulations Susie.


Now to randomly choose the winner of the $25.00 gift certificate from our sponsor

The winner is........

Ilda 38 

Random numbers generated Dec 2 2012 at 13:46:19 by www.psychicscience.org  

Congratulations Ilda please email Merry with mailing details for your prize.


Our last challenge for 2012 is aptly:

Unstampabelles #18 - Christmas

Any form of paper creation will be accepted as long as NO STAMPS (Digital or Rubber) have been used.

IDEAS: quilling, parchment, stickers, boxes, books, cards, scrap pages, etc
You can find our rules here for further information.

The sponsor this month is our very own Beth from HuggiesCrafts.  Beth has generously donated a huge prize of Raspberry products shown in the photo below.  Please be sure to visit Beth's blog HuggiesCrafts  to show your thanks for such an awesome prize.

All items from the Raspberry range ( 9 x 12 x 12 papers, 1 packet self-adhesive Rhinestones, 1 packet self-adhesive Pearls, 1 packet of brads, 1 packet of gem brads, 1 packet of basic brads, 2 packets assorted ribbon (5 x 1m per pack), 2 packets rub on's, 2 packets alpha stickers.

Inspiration from the Design Team

Susan has used Tim Holtz papers and distress inks to create the 'LOVE' banner; die cut ornament in gold card; free papers from a magazine.  Susan fussy cut the edge of the holly so that it could appear over the embossed SU cardstock.  The card is finished with a lovely ribbon and some bling.
View Susan's blog - Time to Play for more details.

Beth used a laser cut shaped card which she backed with Green and Gold glitter paper all from Blue Edge Crafts. Santa and other bits and pieces are stickers. Beth has stuck Santa to a piece of acetate leaving a tab at the top which is folded over and stuck down at the back so that Santa floats over the front of the card which you can see in the second photo. Behind Santa is s Merry Christmas  tag which comes from the same Kaisercraft 6 1/2" paper pack called December 25th.
View Beth's blog - HuggiesCrafts for more details. 

Cathy used a Square Red card as a base, layered with Gold Shimmer cardstock cut out with Cuttlebug and Spellbinders Fleur De Lis Pendant, holly leaves punched out from two different shades of green, snowflakes punched out from white pearl paper and glued in a circle, clear and red gemstones added for some 'bling', gold peel-off stickers added to corners. 
View Cathy's blog - Cathy's Creative Corner for more details. 

JanR has used patterned paper, kraft-core paper, snowflake embossing folder, vellum, tin snowflakes, seam binding, pearls and a rubon. 
View JanR's blog - Huh. So this is a blog for more details.

Jessica T created this simple but cute Christmas card using stickers, chipboard, pattern paper all from her stash, and finished it off with some liquid pearls :)
View Jessica T's blog - Bits and Pieces for more details.

Lauren has used Kaisercraft papers, die-cuts, tag and alphabet stickers along with Scrapmatts chipboard to create this LO celebrating a Santa photo with herself and her husband.
View Lauren's blog - Let's Get Messy for more details.

Merry has created this card using a laser cut front card from Blue Edge Crafts.  Added spotty paper from SU.  She then raided her paper scrap box to create these trees.  Merry has used her sewing machine to stitch all the sections together.  Finished with a gold Merry Christmas sticker.
View Merry's blog - MerryMade Cards and Crafts for more details.

Sarah has created this card by repeating colors and shapes, a Merry Christmas sticker and Christmas tree brads.
View Sarah's blog - Paper Pie for more details.

Now it's your turn to get into that Christmas spirit.


  1. Totally stunning creations from you all and congratulations to the winner x

    1. Thanks so much Sandra for taking the time to leave us a comment. :-)

  2. Always stunning creations from the DT members, and again a super challenge for us! Thanks all of you for your lovely comments on our blogs!

    1. Ditto to you Chris, we love to hear from people who visit Unstampablles. Thanks for visiting.

  3. first time here, submitted my entry, thanks for the challenge

  4. such beautiful DT cards, thanks for the challenge.

    greetings karin


Thanks so much for taking the time to comment. The Design Team really appreciate it. Have fun with the challenge.