It’s all about “A Vintage Christmas” this month. I love the look and colors of vintage Christmas decorations. I hope you are inspired by the sweet little postal girl, the indented glass ornament stamp, and all of the other papers and baubles that we have added to the kit this month to give it that vintage feel. Join in on our hop and if you happened to miss where to start head back to the Scrapping for Less Blog where you can find the full lineup and also where you can enter into our Rafflecopter. If you are new to our blog and website head to the Subscription page for all the various links to purchase a 1x kit or to subscribe. New subscribers will receive a special gift this month (while supplies last) for signing up for a subscription. Enjoy the vintage inspiration from our Design Team and guest designers this month. The link for the Rafflecopter is SFL BLOG
Before I forget, the next person in the hop is: Alicia From Crazy Paper Chick
I will also have her linked below.
Before I share about the kit, I wanted to reshare the two cards I had the pleasure of creating for the Scrapping for Less Blog and Instagram.
The first was a Copic Colored and pattened paper card created with a Your Next Stamp, stamp. You can check out the blog post here if you've missed it: YNS Snowman
The second was a card made by using selective die cutting and a Prima Paper Pad and Kaisercraft Tags. You can check out the blog post here if you've missed it: Selective Die Cutting
Ok, back to the current kit~
I loved every single one of the kits this month. EVERY SINGLE ONE! Each month the Big Picture is broken up into smaller components. Like a tasting menu. This kit is my absolute favorite I receive every month because of that, I get to try things I normally wouldn't buy or things I've never seen.
There is always an Ingredients sheet each month, available for download. It lists each of the items in each of the collections. Each collection is named now and that makes it really helpful Although, if you are like me, it sometimes is easier to just dump it all out on your desk and create!
Here is the ingredients sheet if you can't find it on the Scrapping for less site.
SFL (Scrapping For Less) also has a card sketch sheet available each month to download. Card sketches are a great way to get inspired when creating and I personally use them almost every single time I make a card. I don't always stick to the sketch but sometimes a little piece of it inspires me to get started. I'd encourage you to try a sketch if you are having trouble getting started.
I was able to create 12 cards with this kit and I have plenty of leftovers. I have two videos linked for these cards, one is a quick slideshow type video with an unboxing the other is a process video, grab a cup of your favorite drink for that one it is a long process video. :) Video links are below.
These two cards were created with Collection One, the Holly Berries Collection:
Both were Copic colored.. One features Masking and the other creating the illusion of a background with some simple colored strokes at the snow line.
These next two were created with Collection Two, A Vintage Christmas:
These next two were created with Collection Three, Santa:
This collection featured a stamp set by Your Next Stamp and I used it in both examples. The first is Copic colored and layered on some of the beautiful papers from this kit and includes some enamel dots from Gina Marie Designs and one of the decoupage sheets. The second card is created with the same stamp set but I paper pieced this to look like a vintage sign. Each piece is stamped on a different piece of paper from this kit and a sentiment is heat embossed on Santa's beard.
The next three cards were created with Collection Four, An Ornamental Christmas:
The first card was created with the stickers I received. It was a partial sheet so I think everyone will get different stickers. Mine were these trees. I stuck them down to some dark cardstock and used my Prismacolor colored pencils to color them. I created a simple layout with the patterned paper from the kit. The second card I used the beautiful ornament from the stamp set and colored it like a vintage silver bauble. I layered it on some of the beautiful papers. The third card I combined a few ornaments I had on my desk already colored and colored the giant ornament again in silver tones. I also masked and stamped and embossed a sentiment directly onto another of the large ornaments.
Scrapping For Less offers an extra each month they call the Banana Split. This is a extra pack of goodies which includes a stamp set and more. This month I used the extras to create three cards.
All three cards feature watercolor. The first two were created at the same time. Stamped using my Misti so they are identical. I wanted to show two very different ways to watercolor, very clean and traditional and one very messy but controlled. I'm not sure which one is my favorite because I love them both for different reasons. The third card was created with the distress crayon from the kit and the NOEL die. I die cut it from the watercolored panel and then inlaid the die in the opening. I used a piece of acetate to back it and this shaker is only one layer of foam tape thick. I felt like if I put less in the shaker I could make it thinner. I finished it off with a die from a previous kit (probably over a year ago) which is a spellbinders snowflake die. I felt like it was the perfect way to finish this off.
That is what I have to share for this beautiful and fun vintage themed kit. I do have 2 videos for this kit. One is an unboxing and quick card share video, the other is a process video. You can find them here:
Unboxing and Card Share
Unboxing and Process Video
Remember the next person in the blog hop is Alicia at Crazy Paper Chick
Thank you for stopping by and as always
GIVE CARDS GENEROUSLY!
Scrapping for Less did provide me with the card kit November Flavor of the Month Card Kit A Vintage Christmas. All other items were purchased with my own funds.
Confused about why I named it all Delaney Jane Cards if my name is Renee’?
This entire thing, shop, YouTube channel, blog, etc, it is all named after our angel daughter who passed away in 2013. I made her some promises when she passed away. I would spread joy, I would make her proud and I would speak her name daily. This is one way we choose to honor her memory, and help me keep my promises.
YouTube short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TfRTgc8Y8hg&feature=youtu.be
YouTube long video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbDHtmG84Rw&feature=youtu.be
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