The Paper Shelter 9th Birthday Celebration Blog Hop

Good Morning fellow crafters and welcome to The Paper Shelter Blog Hop and this is in celebration of their reaching their 9th Birthday on December 8th. It will be a two week Challenge and both Design Teams are taking part.

The hop is our way of inviting you to join in with us and this one is a "BIRTHDAY/ CELEBRATIONS" theme, which I know is always popular! If you have landed here from Patsy's blog then you're heading in the right direction - if not then you'll want to head on back to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog to start again, as you won't want to miss out on this one! 

Our Design Teams have worked very hard and are showcasing the gorgeous images available from The Paper Shelter website Each blog on the hop is offering one lucky commentor a digi of their choice as well as the main prize, details of which are on The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog.

And here's my card using the adorable Santa Selfie. I just had to use him for this bloghop to celebrate the fun of Christmas.


Stamps: Santa Selfie from The Paper Shelter, Yummy Christmas from Stampin' Up

Real Red, Early Espresso & Candy Cane Lane DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Copic X-Press It Blending Card

Inks: Real Red from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers

Accessories: Whisper White Ribbon (Retired) from Stampin' Up, White Fluffy Stuff from Woodware

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20, R30
Red - R35, R37, R39
Beard & Moustache - C00, C1
Belt, Boots & Gloves - C5, C7, C9
Buckle - Y21, Y23, Y26
Phone - C0, C2, C4
Rudolph - E30, E31, E34, E33, E35, E39, E37
Ground - E70, E71, E74

From here you will need to hop on over to Natascha's blog. Don't forget to leave your comment for a chance of winning your choice of one of the fab digi's available in store.

Hop! Hop! Hop! Good luck and hope you're enjoying it so far.


  1. Hi Vannessa, I must have deleted your link luckily Natascha noticed it, (its been rather a stressful couple of days put it down to a senior moment)., Wow it would have been a pity to muss such a stunning card I love what youve done with this image Santa looks so jolly and so does Rudolph Thank you so much for working with me I really appreciate all your hard work. hugs Shirleyxxxxx.

  2. Great card, love that image and good idea to use that white fluff!

  3. Beautiful card for blog hop
    DT Priyadarshini

  4. Love your project! It is so adorable!
    Inky Hugs,
    Cristena xx
    My blog

  5. I just want to reach into the screen and touch your beautiful card! Love it! So great to be on the DT with you. Have a very Merry Christmas!

  6. What a lovely card. Love the fur bits!

  7. Fist of all Merry Christmas and Happy and creative new year to you and your family.

    I love the texture you have used on your card.. Really feels Christmassy !

    Saskia Pullen
    Ex DT member

  8. I LOVE how you did the santa's hat!

  9. This has to be one of my favorite cards of the hop. Thank you for sharing so new ideas that I had not seen. The white fully stuff.

  10. Such a cute image for a wonderful card

  11. Great card. Love how you listed the markers used. Such a cute card.

  12. What a cute Christmas card! I love that out laying on the Santa suit! Congratulations paper shelter on your ninth birthday.

  13. This is such a fun image! I love it... The white fluff really pops! Happy Ninth Birthday! x

  14. Such a fun card he looks stunning, hugs Pops x

  15. OMGoodness, such a fun image and I love the papers you used and how you designed your card1 Your colouring is beautiful! Happy 9th Birthday to The Paper Shelter!

  16. HAPPY 9th Birthday celebration!
    LOVE your card! The image is FILLED with FUN and your colouring so RICH and VIBRANT - WOW! LOVE how you have added the texture to the trims too! ... I just checked, shaking my head, how could I NOT have this image in my stash already?!?! It's my new MUST-HAVE!
    Thank You for sharing and INSPIRING :)

  17. Beautifully coloured and I love the 'fur'. I must get this one

  18. What a lovely fun card that you have beautifully coloured. Love the 'fur' detail!

  19. Gorgeous card. Happy 9th Birthday celebration. Great blog Hop

  20. Fab card for the Birthday blog hop. Love your coloring and those puff-effects are great additions to the image.


  21. Your card is so cute Vannessa, I have this image also, I love it! I love how you've added some black accents to make the card really pop. XOX Lucy


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