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Ashington, Northumberland, United Kingdom
I am 34, married to Raymond and have three dogs, Jed and Broady - Black Labradors; and Bailey - Chocolate Labrador. I am a Paediatric Nurse. I have been crafting for as long as I can remember. Crafts I enjoy range from cardmaking, ATC's, Fat Pages, jewellery making, to needlecrafts and silk painting. I hope you enjoy looking at my creations. Thank you xx


Sunday, 9 December 2012

A Christmas full of Character

Hi all

I have been making a few Christmas cards this weekend for a friend. She requested the characters to be used on each of the cards. I hope she likes them.

The first card is a Mini Mouse Card.


I used the sketch from this week’s The Sweet Stop Sketches

Card Recipe

Pyrimage sheet by Studio Light

Mini and Mickie Ribbon

Papers from my Docrafts Digital Delights Boofle and Tatty Teddy

Spellbinders Oval Die

Hollographic Card

Crafter’s Companion A3 Snow White Accents Card

Stickles Xmas Red

Red Satin Ribbon

Sentiment Printed from PC




The next card is a Peppa Pig Card


Card Recipe

Papers from Crafter’s Companion Mulberry Wood Christmas CD

Holographic Card

Purple Card – bought a while back from Crafter’s Companion

Peppa Pig Ribbon

Peppa Pig Image

Sentiment Printed from PC

Stickles Stardust and Diamond

Sparkling Snowflakes Luxury Foiled Embellishments by Hunkydory

Crafter’s Companion A3 Snow White Accents Centura Pearl Card




Card 3 is a Hello Kitty Card



I have followed this weeks sketch from Mojo Monday

Card Recipe

Hello Kitty Sizzix topper – purchased from ebay assembled by myself

Ponsettia from Anna Marie Designs

Hello Kitty Ribbon

Backing Papers from Mulberry Wood CD

Sentiment Created on PC

Holograpic Card

Core’dinations Cardstock

Woodware border Punch

Silver Stickles




Now this card is my favourite of the Four cards

A tatty teddy easel card. I just love tatty teddy!!!!


Bottom/inside Layer



DoCrafts Digital Designer Tatty Teddy Christmas CD

Core’dinations card

Spray and Sparkle

Ribbon from Dovecraft and Wilko’s

DoCrafts Character Stickers

Spellbinders Grand Scalloped Ovals

Pearls from The Ribbon Box

Sentiment Printed on PC

Woodware Inverted Corner Punch




The following cards are being entered into the following challenges:


Paper Cupcakes – Sparkle, Sparkle, Sparkle

My Time To Craft – Challenge #200

Papertake Weekly – Anything Goes

Everybody Art – #216 Christmas

And obviously my two sketches I have used too


Hope you are all well.



Luv Rachel



Caroline said...

these are all gorgeous they will be loved xx

Linda Simpson said...

Fabulous array of cards Rachel!

Linda DT CBN

julie_woolston said...

These are all gorgeous Rachel, love the images.

Hugs Julie x

Lexie said...

All absolutely beautiful...especially the Tatty Teddy easel...aaawwwww.

Robin Parker said...

Love the Disney theme. Thanks for sharing on The Sweet Stop Sketch Challenge.

Stephanie said...

Fantastic creations and now I am singing the "peppa pig" song- Thank you very much! LOL. Thanks for playing along at The Sweet Stop.

Debbie said...

Wow!!! all these cards are awesome Rachel!! Your friend will love them! :-)
Debbie xxx

buggin2stamp said...

Lots of fun Christmas cards. Thanks for joining us at the Sweet Stop Sketch this week.