Creating Kindness Design Team September 2020 blog hop - Colour - Peace and Joy

Hi and welcome to our September Creating Kindness Design Team blog hop. Our theme for the month is Colour and we welcome my good friend and fellow Aussie, Nicole Wilson our Guest Designer. Check out her fab blog here

When I started to design my projects for the hop I still had the gorgeous Rainbow Glimmer paper on my desk from a tutorial I had been working on (details at the end of this post). I didn't think that I would love this glimmer paper as much as I do. It's actually really pretty and .... full of colour .... so perfect for our theme.

I had intended to add more detail and layers to my first card but I gave myself a good talking to and decided that less was more in this case!

I have used the Peace & Joy bundle. Gee I love this bundle! I love the layers around the die cut words. I used the middle layer to die cut 'bright' from the glimmer paper. I then layered the large strip of glimmer paper over Whisper White cardstock and then added a Basic Black narrow 'bright'. I adhered it to my Basic Black card base on an angle for fun. Add in the 'merry and' plus some stripy twine from the Playful Pets ribbon combo pack and I was all set! How simple is that to add colour to a fun, bright Christmas card!

This design ends up being a 2 for 1 as you have the glimmer paper die cut - you can't waste it - it's too pretty! I've used the same design layout as my first card. 

Make sure you continue the blog hop to see lots of beautiful colour. Next up you are off to the UK to visit Liz Yuille. Can't wait to see her take on colour!


Blog Hop Participants

1.      Nicole Wilson - Guest Designer – Australia

2.      Jay Soriano – UK

3.      Lou Kitzelman – Australia

4.      Liz Yuille - UK

5.      Marcy Denning – Canada

6.      Cheryll Miller – Australia

7.      Jenny Hall – USA

To purchase the products I've used today you can click any of the direct links in the text above or click the 'Shop Online' tab at the top of this page. Both ways will get you directly to my online store, where you are only minutes away from getting products delivered straight to you door.

Need some great ideas for cards for Babies and Kids?
This is the fun Concertina Banner Card that I made.

Find out about all 4 tutorials in the bundle and how to purchase them here


  1. I am so glad you gave yourself a good talking to Lou! I love both these cards ... two for the price of one!! Bargain! :) xxx

  2. Love your bight and fun card xo Marcy

  3. I love your use of the Rainbow Glimmer Paper, I keep forgetting to use it!! Lx


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