24 November 2023

MERRY & BRIGHT cyber crop - Part 1

We're cyber-cropping at White with 1 this weekend, with a MERRY & BRIGHT theme!

#1 ~ My challenge  Create a non-traditional Christmas* layout with these essential criteria: 
> WHITE with one colour of your choice - NOT red or green 
> Add a Christmas-themed embellishment, handmade by you 
* If you don't observe Christmas - substitute a holiday of your faith

Bo Bunny Passion Fruit Dot cardstock
Bo Bunny Alissa - Kissable patterned paper
Heidi Swapp She - White chipboard alphabets
Heidi Swapp Newsprint - Pink chipboard alphabets
DMC embroidery thread
Making Memories Details - Perfect Pink gingham ribbon
Rosie's Studio Indigo Mist gemstones

#2 ~ Karen Guy's challenge Use Christmas in your title

Fancy Pants Oh, Deer - Wonder patterned paper
Kaisercraft Sparkle - Vivacity patterned paper
Kaisercraft Sparkle - Lustre cut apart
Daiso Small Star punch
Sam & Lucy Medium Star punch

#3 ~ Heather's challenge Aussie Christmas
Our family Christmas tradition is wearing loud shirts!

Kaisercraft Sparkle - Vivacity patterned paper
Kaisercraft Sparkle - Aglow patterned paper
Kaisercraft Sparkle - Illuminate patterned/foiled paper
WRMK Sew Easy Fancy Floss - Mud pie twine

I'm also sharing this layout at Scrap Challenge YOUrself - inspired by the lovely sketch and including a photo of myself.

I downloaded the Christmas dividers from pngtree.com and they are free to use with attribution!   So many cute options.

Thank you for visiting my blog!


  1. Oh Karen! All three of your layouts are absolutely beautiful. Your "Grumpy Old Men" layout really made me chuckle! And your "Spreading Christmas Cheer" layout is wonderful. But, of course, my favorite is the one you entered in our sketch challenge this month! It is so beautiful, Your photo is wonderful, the colors are very pretty and I love the way you used ornaments in place of the circles on the sketch! Wow! Thank you so much for joining us at Challenge YOUrself this month! YAY!!!!

  2. You nailed the sketch! I just love what you created. So simple but yet so powerful. Your photo, your colors and your prints are perfect. Thank you for joining in with us at Challenge YOUrself.

  3. Oooo very pretty layouts! Love how you interpreted the sketch and the white with one color challenge. That's hard! Thank you for playing at Challenge YOUrself!

  4. Great job on the sketch challenge - all of your layouts are lovely! Thanks for playing along with us at the Challenge YOUrself Blog!!

  5. Awesome creations!!! Thanks so much for participating in our CHALLENGE YOURSELF challenge!!! I appreciate that you play along and I enjoy visiting your blog!! Have a happy crafty day!! Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper


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