Thursday, November 12, 2009

Christmas is around the corner...eeek!

I know it's been a LONG time since my last post, but I have been rushed off my feet between my full time job, creating a stock of cards for my very first Craft Fair, organising family days out and get-togethers between Bristol & Wales and the endless list of things we women do, my blog has sadly been neglected.
But... I am here today to inundate you with photos of my first batch of Christmas cards, which I sold 80% of during the Craft Fair.
So thank you to everyone who has supported and inspired me over the last few weeks (ladies, you know who you are!) and I would also like to 'Thank' in advance any of you delightful people I met in Keynsham on Sunday who purhcased my cards, complimented my designs and took my contact details.
It really meant a lot! So enough of my babbling and on to the cards...

This little set of cards was created using my newly purhcased Christmas Button Bits stamp set, cardstock and Buttons by PapertryInk. These ladies are truly outstanding! They all have such a flair for unique design and an eye for unbeatable quality! I shall certainly be purchasing more!!

This is one of may favourites and was inspired entirely by one of the amazingly talented PTI Design Team. This was also my very first attempt at embossing! So many Thanks to Clare for that! (Happy Claps all round!)

As you can all undoubtedly see, i have a bit of an addiction to Kraft as well at the moment, but it just blends so deliciously with the Christmas colours...!

So a quickie run-through for all the fatastic materials i've have the pleasure of using for these cards are...
Stamps: Christmas Button Bits - PTI
Cardstock: Pure Poppy, Scarlet Jewel, Ripe Advocado, Berry Sorbet - PTI & Kraft by Bazzil.
Buttons: Ripe Advocado, Pure Poppy, Scarlet Jewel, Berry Sorbet - PTI
Ribbons: Random bits from local fabric store.

If anyone have any comments, questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment.

Thanks for stopping by,

Kirsty x


  1. Welcome back! gorgeous cards by the way, (especially the embossed ones!!) hehe C x

  2. Wow!! Gorgeous set of cards, Kirsty! I, too, am a little obsessed with kraft. Just love these, particularly the holly sprig cards and the button baubles. Do you get your Papertrey Ink stash direct? I really love their stamps!! Well done on your first craft fair, too!x :)

  3. Wicked cards Kirsty and glad to hear you did well at the craft fair. Looking forward to seeing you monday and giving some of those luscious stamps a go!!! Beks xx

  4. Great job with the Holiday Button Bits set, Kirsty! Your success at the craft fair is well deserved :-)

  5. What super designs! Big congrats with your success at the craft fair, though it's easy to see why you sold so much ;D
    You just can't beat Pure Poppy and Kraft can ya?! LOL!
    Thanks so much for entering your fabulous cards into our challenge over on A Passion For Papertrey!

  6. Hi Kirsty, these designs are fabulous!
    There's something for you on my blog. You may have received this award already, but I didn't find it on your blog.
    Olga x

  7. wow Kirsty I love these, so modern and gorgeous...have a wonderful Christmas and thank you for taking the time to follow my blog
    Mina xxx