Holiday Crop | Use a Transparency

Tis the season of paper crafting everything merry and bright! For some holiday fun, we're issuing ten festive challenges based on Creative Team projects. We hope you'll play along!


This challenge comes from CT member Nancy Damiano based on her project, Starbucks Cheer.

Making Spirits Bright Collection and Starbucks—what could go better together? The classic colors in this kit and that dark green wood circle embellishment instantly made me think of my favorite holiday cup of cheer! I mimicked the look of the wooden circle by using a bit of each pattern in the collection to create an eclectic background. One of the circles is hand sewn from a base of cardstock and topping of sheet protector. Inside is a glittery sprinkle of rose gold and silver stars. 

Transparent elements are wonderful accents. They add a fun layering element to any project. On this layout, Nancy layered a transparent phrase over a portion of her photo and the results are perfect!


Let's see how you use a transparent element for a chance to win a $10 GC to the Studio Calico shop! Your project can be holiday or non-holiday related. When you complete this challenge, upload it to the member gallery and leave a link to your project in the comments below. See all of our holiday challenges here.

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5 comments

  1. meldarcy says…
    11/24/2017

    Here is my take on this challenge. Loving the inspiration and getting the creative juices flowing...
    https://www.studiocalico.com/galleries/208304-el-matador

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  2. JaneD says…
    11/25/2017

    I loved this challenge! I think I have used transparencies on most of my Projects this week, at least on several of them. Here's the one I submit to the challenge
    https://www.studiocalico.com/galleries/208311-v-37

    Thanks for the inspiration!

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  3. stephaniemc76 says…
    11/25/2017

    Used an acrylic sheet to make a window for a shaker card.

    https://www.studiocalico.com/galleries/208319-love-shaker

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  4. tebbe_bear says…
    11/26/2017

    This is my August 2017 spread. I layered a couple of circle transparencies over filler cards.
    https://www.studiocalico.com/galleries/208365-summer-vibes-august-2017

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  5. terriblygreat says…
    11/26/2017

    Used leftover transparency, “say” in my TN layout as part of the title.

    https://www.studiocalico.com/galleries/208383-say-what

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