Skip to main content

A Christmas Village Guest Spot

I'm a Guest Designer today over at Simon Says Stamps Blog! Here is a "sneak Peek" of what is posted on their blog.  Please head on over and see all 4ft of my Christmas Village.  And check out their Challenge Blogs.  I love playing along. 
I have always wanted to build a Christmas Village... always as in since last year.  So please take a moment and see the many dies, techniques, trees, paper and glitter I used to create my very own Christmas Village. 

I wanted you to see it live with the lights on.  Here's a 1 minute video. 
I'd like to say I was asked but really I begged;)  I wanted to thank Simon Says Stamps Blog for making room for me.  I am really honored.
If you like my style feel free to hang around.  While you're here check out these links...
More Christmas projects, HERE.
Like Tim's Tags?  Check out my version for 2013, HERE.
Have a Wonderful Holiday everyone!


  1. OH my this is so lovely.. Job well done.. take care

  2. always do amazing and inspiring the Christmas village.

  3. Wow Nicole! Your village is stunning! love every, every detail! Absolutely wonderful work!!!!!!! I wish you a Merry Christmas! hugs BArbarayaya

  4. I've never seen anything so beautiful. I wonder how long it took you. So much detail. Merry Christmas Nicole! I decided to start following you via email :)

  5. What an awesome way to use the dies/great alternate uses, too! I have bookmarked for the future!

  6. This is over the top stunning and so much detail.
    I love the lantern with Santa inside, so cool.
    Great projects

  7. Nicola...Your Christmas village is just AMAZING! I totally am in love with it!!! You have done such a fabulous job on this lovely little serene village...a keepsake for sure! I'm so glad that Simon Says Stamp picked it up for their blog. It is definitely such an inspiring piece and one I'm sure they were happy to share! Thanks for all of your sweet comments that you've left on my blog. I so appreciate ALL of them! You are a true artist. Keep up the wonderful work and inspiration in 2014! <3 Candy

  8. Wow - those are spectacular -
    was jus going to take a quick peek after Tracy L mentioned you -
    I have a feeling I may be here awhile checking out your amazing talent....

  9. Hey Nicole!!! Thanks so much for the sweet comment you left on my blog. You always make me feel so good! I thank you for that! :) Your talent is so much fun to watch as you grow, experiment and continue to create such wonderful pieces! I'm looking forward to your art yet to be discovered in 2014. <3 Candy


Post a Comment

My heartfelt thanks for stopping by.

Popular posts from this blog

Journaling Tuck Spots and Pockets

It is official... I am addicted to Journaling.  This is an inspiration post... why?  I may have become lost in my creativity... it happens.
Scroll through the the photos for ideas.  I have been inspired by my fellow journalers too.  
I kept the cover of Eileen Hull's new Journalsimple with a flipped cabinet card and some crackle paste stenciling.

Inside there are pages of Memoranda paper and Idea-Ology from Scrap ShotzMarch Scrapbook Kit.

A mini book stuffed in a pocket too.

Nicole Wright Designs Fallen Blossomis used on the tag, stamped and watercolored with worn lipstick oxide ink.

I used pages from my 115 year old art journal to create another mini.  Stamping and watercoloring throughout each page with Garden Flower and my stamp set Fallen Blossom.

Tuck spots and pockets for stuffing notes.  

The March Kit with the new Memoranda paper is perfect on it's own.  But I still cut it up and collaged with it.

I fussy cut a found relative since I am still trying to get my hands on …

Simply Spring

Just a simple card with stuff I had laying around or partially started.  What could be more easy than that.  Sometimes you just have to dig through your stuff.  Click the links below to see what I used.

You are the best... using Ranger's new Letter It stamps.

A little mixed media die cutting.

I went all inky then added a coat of clear rock candy distress glitter.  If only the shimmer came through.

Love these flowers.

A grungy little edge.

This is a simple little card with a couple of easy techniques.  We have so much snow so I guess I just need some cheery spring.

Watercoloring with Butterflies & Oxides

The Eileen Hull Inspiration Team has been sharing tutorials all month long.  I do have a video tutorial for this card but it won't be read for awhile.  Hey, it happens.  I at least have a couple of photo's until the whole video is posted on Creative Scrapbooker Magazines website.

Loving the new Oxide inks especially as we approach those soft easter pallets.

A little stamping.

I know it's not a box or cool journal.  One of my favourite dies is the Birds & Butterflies thinlit.  Yep, there are pretty little dies perfect for card making too.

I love the intricate butterfly to layer over.

A simple card and no it's not even a journal.

I will share the video when it's all done and posted.  I will even embed it in the post too.
Onto next month... 

EAT. SLEEP. CRAFT. {repeat}