Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Gnome for the Holidays Keeping Christmas

Feb. 25, 2020

It's time for this month's installment of the Keeping Christmas Inspriration Blog Hop!  The Challenge Design Team is sharing Christmas creations on the 25th of each month!

The whole idea is to have some Christmas cards and projects in your stash ready to go for December 2020!

So hop along and be sure to visit each blog.
There is a lot of inspiration and ideas to get your creative juices flowing!

Kelly Lunceford (Creator)

Gnomes are the rage and I am a little late to the party so, I thought I would make two cards for this months challenge.  I made these two cards using the Simon Says Stamp Dec. 2019 kit of the month.  The gnome die was part of the kit.  You can buy it separately at Gnome Wafer Die.

The pattered papers are from Photo Play Christmas Kringle & Co.  I love all the plaids and checks and mixed and matched them on the gnomes hats, jackets and backgrounds.  I used a Copic Marker to color the beard and noses.  I added a sentiment using the Simon Says Stamp Gnome for the Holidays stamp set.  The snow banks are created using the Drifting Dies from The Greetery.  I stamped the sentiment on black paper with Versa Mark ink and heat embossed it with white embossing powder.  Black and white Baker's Twine was added and a white pom pom on their hats.  

Thanks for stopping by!  Leave a comment and let me know your thoughts.  I love to hear from you!  Do you have a favorite? 

The hop is hosted by the fabulous Kelly Lunceford's blog, so head over there to start from the beginning.

ENJOY the blog hop!  I hope we inspired you to make a few cards, too!



  1. These are such cute little gnomes and the plaids make them!

  2. So cute, Claire! Gnomes are so trendy and cute these days; this will be sure to put a smile on someone's face!

  3. Claire, this is such a terrific design. It gave me a big smile and it’s beautifully done. Love the hop! 😊

  4. These gnomes are so sweet! I love the plaid paper with them!

  5. These gnomes in their gingham plaid are super cute and very on trend - I feel like I'm a little late to the party here too!

  6. Who doesn't love plaid gnomes! So much fun, Claire! XX

  7. Claire, these are darling and I love the red and black along with the plaid! So cute!

  8. So cute Claire, I love the gnomes and festive plaid papers.


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