Monday 16 July 2012

Shepherd boys

Three very similar cards put together with some very old Paper Nation supplies - the shepherd boys are decoupaged. I just tore the edges of the paper and added some stitched ribbon.

All papers used were offcuts that had been lurking at the bottom of the box for years (and there's still more there!) so these are for Pixie's crafty snippets 29 and Hiding in my craftroom 54: super scraps Saturday.

Photos are awful - took them outside yesterday before the light faded - would take them again today, but it's raining (yet again!).

These are for:

DCC & friends 1: anything goes
Waste not Wednesday 26: use your stash
Totally papercrafts 125: lots of layers - at least 3 (decoupaged images)
Let's craft and create 49: decoupage
Sentimental Sundays 111: rough around the edges
Truly madly crafty July: animals
Festive Friday 27: ribbon - other than a bow or knot
Crafts and me 92: stitching
There she goes 165: Christmas in July
Cards for men 15: Christmas in July
Always crafting creative Mondays 11: for men
Nutcrafters 22: one for the boys
Quirky crafts 15: Christmas in July
Creatalicious 36: Christmas in July
Amusing challenges (stamped blessings): Christmas in July
The pink elephant 156: Christmas in July
Lollipop crafts 84: Christmas in July
Hooked on crafts 22: Christmas in July
Little red wagon 141: Christmas in July
2 sisters 100: Christmas in July (I didn't go for the option!)
Totally Gorjuss 140: It's Christmas
Card caravan (the hybrid chick) 22: Christmas in July
Crafter's companion 26: ho ho ho Christmas
One stitch at a time 122: anything goes
Crafty creations 178: free for all
Make it Monday 98
Inspire me Fridays 67
52 card pick up week 28


  1. love your decoupage Christmas card Hazel...thank you so much for sharing it with us at Let's Craft and Create.

  2. Ah, so cute Hazel.Can't beat a good Nativity play :) Di xx

  3. Love the little boy in the sheep costume. Thanks so much for playing along with us at 2 Sisters this week.

  4. Great way to use up the decoupage and papers, I think I may have a set of these as well. Hugs, Amanda x

  5. Love these decoupage images they are so cute

    Thanks for joining us at Sisters Challenge

    Hugs Mandy DT xx

  6. fun, gorgeous an perfect for Christmas Hazel...fabulous...thanks for joining in with our Crafts and Me challenge this week
    Mina xxx

  7. Great card.

    Thanks for joining in at Totally Papercrafts this week.

    Susan x

  8. Hazel your card is beautiful!!!
    Thanks for joining in over at TMC this month.

  9. What a cute card!

    And I share your frustration at trying to get decent light to photograph crafty projects atm! :/

    Thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week. :)


  10. Hi Hazel, three cute cards - love that paper nation 3D
    Thanks for linking up with MIM this week
    Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!
    Sandy DT

  11. Great card and image :o) Thank you for sharing it with us this week at our use a digi challenge at OSAAT. Good luck



  12. What a sweet card. Thanks for joining us at Sentimental Sundays.

  13. Adorable card. Love this pattern paper too. Thank you for sharing and joining in at HIMCR. Hugs, Velma

  14. I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to come visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS! My entries are: #89, #90, #91, #151, #154, #155, #173, #254 and #255.
    I would love to have you visit my blog!

  15. Okay all of your cards are cute.

    I have to know where you get this cute little people from?

    Please let me know. I so want them.

    Thanks for joining HIMCR this week. DT AJ~

  16. so sweet.the image is so gorgeous and i love your colours.
    thanks for joining in my stitching challenge at Crafts and Me :D

    xx coops xx

  17. fab card, thanks so much for joining us at the crafters companion blog challenge this month, good luck xx louise

  18. Great cards Hazel. I'm not keen on many of the papernation items but love the kids faces on these, so sweet.

    Many thanks for joining in with our Anything Goes challenge over at OSAAT & hope to see you back again soon.

    Mandy (DT member for OSAAT)

  19. I saw your card at MIM and loved it, what a gorgeous card. Good luck in the challenge. JOx

  20. Great card, Hazel - I remember those images well!

    Thanks for joining us at Nutcrafters.

    Helen x


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