Saturday, July 9, 2016

Christmas In July With Stencil Girl & Imagine Crafts

Hey, crafty friends! Anyone in the mood for a fun blog hop and giveaway? Imagine and StencilGirl teamed up to create this fun Christmas in July hop filled with tons of inspiration to get you started on those Christmas cards. Don't procrastinate like me! ;)


For my project, I made this Christmas window card by using StencilGirls Window Ledge Stencil and Imagines Metallic Bronze Creative Medium on vellum. 


Watch the video below to see step by step how I created this card...


Some close-up pictures of my card




Read below to find out how to win this AWESOME giveaway!


What would a Blog Hop be without a GIVEAWAY??!!!

We'll be picking one lucky winner
to receive $100 in Gift Certificates – a $50 Gift Certificate for
StencilGirl Products and
a $50 Gift Certificate for 
Imagine Crafts!
Take your time and visit each blog showcased July 9, 16, & 23 and leave your comments.
The more blogs you comment on, the more chances you have to WIN!
One comment per blog, please.

You will have until Saturday, July 30th at 11:59 PM Central Time to leave your comments.
The winner will be notified by email and announced on
StencilGirl's Facebook page on Sunday, July 31st.


Blog Hop Order

July 9:
StencilGirl Talk
Mary C. Nasser
Kristie Taylor
Karen Gaunt
Neva Cole
Nadine Carlier (You Are Here)
Monica Edwards

July 16:
StencilGirl Talk
Janet Joehlin
Cindy Giltrap
Anna Friesen
Alison Heikkila
Martha Lucia Gomez
Roni Johnson

July 23:
StencilGirl Talk
Gwen Lafleur
Carolyn Dube
Carol Baxter
Mark Melnick
Jowilna Nolte
Terre Fry


Interested in the products I used? To make them easy for you to find, I have listed them below.  Some links used are Affiliated links, which means I receive a small commission (at no additional cost to you, what so ever!!) when you click on my links and make a purchase from their store.  Affiliate and product disclosure can be found here.



102 comments:

  1. I love the holiday theme. It will be that time of year before we know it.

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    1. It always seems so far away and then... poof, it's here!

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  2. I love everything about this!!!

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  3. Such a sweet card - I love it!!
    (evadotgronroosatcrickdotacdotuk

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  4. What a stunning card and wonderful video tutorial!
    Love the layers!

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  5. Great holiday card. Thanks for sharing the process.....

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  6. Love it!! I must get my hands on that metallic paint too!! Creative! :)

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    1. Thank you! Imagine has several different colors of the metallic Creative Medium. I love them all and am sure you will too! :)

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  7. Beautiful card! Thanks so much for sharing!

    Pattyd16@hotmail.com

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  8. Fabulous card! Loved the layers and that gold rope really made it pop. I thought it was stitched when I saw the picture.

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  9. Love this Nadine, just watched the video and had to pin it to try. A great card.

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  10. That card is impressive, love the use of the velum to create that peeking through the window feel. Lovely work Nadine. mrsjetjr at yahoo dot com

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  11. Beautiful Christmas card! I love the look of the vellum with the Creative Medium! Awesome Window Ledge Stencil!

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  12. This is such a beautiful card!! Love how you did it.

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  13. This is brilliant! May I steal the idea for this year's Christmas card? :-)

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    1. Of course you can! Thank you and I would love to see your take on it. :)

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  14. I'm SO glad that others are still making their own Christmas cards, along with me! I was starting to feel like the Lone Ranger ... but your post gives me new hope!

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    1. I know, right?! Doesn't seem like many send out cards at all anymore. Thank you for stopping by! :)

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  15. Love it! Just purchased the window stencil.....great Christmas card!

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    1. Thank you, Carol! You are going to love that stencil! :)

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  16. I love what you did. Good idea for making lots of cards. I send out about 40 each year. Thank you

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    1. Thank you, Carol! That's a lot of cards to send out, glad to see others are still sending them out. :)

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  17. I love the look of the tree behind the window - very creative! Nice job on all the instructions too - thank you!

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  18. Amazing card! Like the use of the Creative Medium on vellum, really looks like a Christmas time window.

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  19. What a lovely project and thanks for sharing the video too.

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  20. Very nice card and thanks for the tutorial as well. This is my first "blog hop" and it really helps to see all the various techniques using the same materials.

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    1. Thank you, Dale! Hope you are enjoying your first blog hop! :)

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  21. Imagine Crafts and Stencil Girl make beautiful art together!
    suzschultz23(at)aol(dot)com

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  22. Amazing work as always. This is great

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  23. Can't wait to try this!! Beautiful :)

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  24. Love the vellum window...b

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  25. Love the stencil shoe used. They're not just for Christmas.

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  26. Love the video and the card--quite "a few of my favorite things" went into this card. I will be coming back to reference this for supplies and technique. Thank you!!!

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  27. This is a wonderful card. I have to try this technique.

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  28. What awesome texture ... love it.

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  29. What a beautiful card. I love the idea of using vellum. Thank you for the inspiration.

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  30. Beautiful! I love that stencil, and you've used it really well here.

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  31. I would never have guessed that was a stencil. So interesting

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    1. I agree! Stencils can be so versatile, and she demonstrated it so beautifully here!

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    2. It's such a great stencil! I'm thinking it will be fun for some Halloween cards as well. :)

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  32. Amazing layers!! Absolutely gorgeous!

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  33. Love it. Thanks for the video loved watching it.

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  34. Such a great idea putting the tree behind the window! Wonderful video thank you.

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  35. The card is wonderful.
    You really get the sense that you are looking
    into the house, while you are being covered
    by snowflakes.
    thanks for sharing
    txmlhl(at)yahoo(dot com)

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  36. wow! What a gorgeous card! I LOVE the details behind the window and the texture on here!

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  37. Thank you for the inspiration Nadine. Great tutorial xx

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  38. Lovely card. Interesting embellishing.

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  39. I love what I call "window cards"! I was so nice to watch your process and think vellum would work too! Great video.

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  40. Oh that is really pretty! The embellishments are outstanding! I have a "thing" for windows and doors. What does that say about me? Lovely project! TFS!

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  41. I love everything about this card - your techniques, your choice of supplies, and your amazing imagination! Well done!

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  42. Very cute card. I love these two stencils.

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  43. Lovely card, its such a great idea to get started on the holiday season... Thanks for inspiring us :)

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  44. I am lovin' that frosty window

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  45. I really love how you widths, Nadine! I did 'like' and 'subscribed' too - counting on lots more of your great ideas! Thanks for the blog hope!

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  46. A beautiful traditional card. Really like it and I have the window stencil!! Yeah!! mcsuetexas(at)yahoo(dotcom)

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  47. Very beautiful Christmas card...I love vellum Window.

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  48. Love your beautiful card. Thanks for the video.

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  49. I have an unopened pack of vellum. Now I have a way to use it. Thank you so sharing!

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  50. great tutorial nice having a cool card to try in all this heat.

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  51. What a cool idea... using Creative Medium on vellum... must try! Thanks for the cool idea!! So pretty!

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  52. Great tutorial. Thanks for sharing.

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  53. This card is so lovely-I may have to try this same technique with my bird in a window stencil from Stencilgirl. Thanks also for the video!

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  54. Absolutely brilliant idea!!! The stenciling on the window and the tree visible inside is the PERFECT Christmas scene. FABULOUS!!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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