Monday, December 04, 2023

A very Bush Christmas cardmaking blog hop

Hello and Welcome to our December Crafting blog hop!!

We are a happy group of cardmakers who love to craft together!!  And we love to share with you too!

Our theme this month is a Bush Christmas

And I've used the lovely Magical Meadow stamp set to try and create some 'bushiness' for my Christmas star decorations.

The colours for the stamping are:  Old Olive, Mossy Meadow and Soft Sea Foam with Old Olive sponged over the top using a blending brush.  The colours for the whole card, I think, are very evocative of the Australian Bush - including the Poppy Parade card base and the teeny tiny Crushed Curry berries looking a little like gum blossoms.  

I've also die cut some extra greenery with one of the Magical Meadow dies and Old Olive.  I think the linen thread bows and strings for the stars make it look a bit more rustic for the Bush theme!!

Inside the card features the same 'bushy' stamping along with a few more die cut stars.  Did you notice the layer of vellum on the front and inside?  I love the soft effect it gives to the card!

Make sure you keep hopping to see lots of amazing projects for our theme!!

Bush Christmas Sparkle

Check to see if this Magical Meadow bundle is still available on our Last Chance list!


  1. Amazing card Julia, loving the details and colours. It is perfect for the Aussie Bush Christmas theme.

  2. So much beautiful detail both inside and out! Love it!

  3. This card is awesome! I love the bush that you have created

    1. thankyou so much - I had fun stamping it!

  4. Very Bush-like, with Christmas bling. A really beautiful card.

    1. gotta have bling!! even in the bush!! THankyou


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