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Thursday 11 July 2013

Christmas in July Challenge

Hiya Peeps!

Welcome to a brand new challenge here at The Paper Crafting Journey!

We are sponsored by the very talented Rick St Dennis

Here is a little more info on this wonderful stamp artist:

Rick St. Dennis MFA 
Designer of over 100 theatrical productions, Rick St Dennis (Donald McAfee) is also the author of 4 books on decorative painting and contributor to at least a dozen national magazines on crafts and art. He has taught design at the college level as well as seminars and classes across the USA and Canada. He is one of a handful of designers to have designed TWO productions of AIDA, Verdi's massive Egyptian opera spectacle. Currently living in the quiet beach communuity of Seal Beach, California he writes restaurant reviews and theatre reviews between assignments for web designs, logos and creating art for local shows. Rick has appeared on such TV shows as Home Matters with Susan Powell, Aileen's Crafts and others. He was Crafts editor for Country Folk Art Magazine and sells his artwork nationally through galleries and shows. Among numerous awards he won a presidential commendation in 1976 for his contributions to the bicentennial year including the design of the west coast premier of William Grant Still's opera BAYOU LEGEND. His drawings and paintings are in the collections of Diana Ross, Sandy Duncan, Sammy Davis Jr. and Jacqueline Onnasis amongst others.

Rick St Dennis is generously offering 2 prizes of 3 images each!!

The theme for our challenge is:


Let's see what the design team came up with:

Quick recap of the rules:

No Backlinking
You may combine as many other challenges as you choose
No more than 3 entries
A direct link to your post
Only paper crafts allowed
We reserve the right to delete any entries that do not follow these rules 

Now it is your turn to dazzle us with those amazing projects of yours!


  1. Fabulous DT inspiration, thank you for another great challenge.

  2. Such beautiful creations by the DT!

  3. Gorgeous dt inspiration. Very pretty cards

    Rsd edt

  4. Wonderful holiday creations from the DT! Thanks for the fun challenge!

  5. Wow! There are some incredible DT cards here! Love them ALL!

  6. What a great creative DT you have - their cards are lovely. Thank you so much for posting this Challenge for us.

    Hugs to you Sue Pxxx

  7. Christmas in July...fabulous idea. Thanks for the challenge. Great design team samples this week. Love the RSD stamps they used and how they colored them!

  8. Great DT cards. Creating a Christmas card in this heatwave was a challenge in itself! Lol!! Christine x

  9. Great cards...I thought I had linked already...but I obviously missed so I have done so now. Keep cool x

  10. Such beautiful creations from the DT! Thank you>

  11. New follower :-) Fabulous DT inspiration - wow!


Thank you for your lovely commments