May this Season of Sparkle - Magical Meadow - Let's Craft Together Blog Hop

Hello and welcome back to my blog! Thank you for joining us for this month's Let's Craft Together Blog Hop. We are a group of Stampin' Up!® demonstrators in Australia who have developed a strong friendship through the love of stamping and our admiration of each others style of crafting. Each month one of us sets a challenge that we use for the blog hop. Make sure to check the blog links below to see the team's fabulous creations.

This month's challenge is a theme challenge suggested by ME! As it is summer here in Australia, and most crafting items for this time of year tend to reflect a more northern hemisphere colder climate Christmas, I wanted to pick something that would resonate with all of us Aussie Stampin' Up!® demonstrators. The theme I picked was "A Bush Christmas".

For my card today I used the I used the Magical Meadow Bundle (retiring next month), Gold Celebrations Specialty Designer Series Paper, Stampin' Write Markers and Adhesive Backed Sparkle Gems. I particularly tried to pick colours for the leaves that remind me of the Australian Bush.


- Use Lost Lagoon as a card base and mat with a layer of Basic White. Add another layer of Basic White that has had the Gold Celebrations Specialty Designer Series Paper adhered to it with Liquid Glue.

- Stamp leaves from Magical Meadow set onto Basic White card using Stampin' Write Markers. (Old Olive, Mossy Meadow, Lost Lagoon, Cajun Craze, Crushed Curry and Real Red) to give more varied colour to the leaves.

- Use the Magical Meadow Dies to cut out the leaves. and layer them onto the card. Stamp a sentiment from the Magical Meadow set onto basic White using Lost Lagoon ink and then mat onto some Lost Lagoon card. Finally add some Adhesive Backed Sparkle Gems to the card to complete.

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Hope you are getting some crafty time today, chat soon! 
Annie A


  1. I would never have thought of the celebrations paper but it looks sooo amazing!! What a gorgeous card - I love the softness and great foliage detail!

  2. What a gorgeous card Annie! you always think out of the box. Love it!

    1. Thank you so much Maheswari! I really appreciate it! xx

  3. Beautiful card, Annie. Thanks for the great theme this month, too.

  4. Lovely representation of the Australian bush. Pretty card!

  5. Gorgeous card Ann, love the way you've used the bush colours and a bit of sparkle. The Magical Meadows Bundle works a treat too.


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