Stencils are great fun, and very trendy in the scrappy world (in case you haven't noticed!). The challenge at Merly Impressions this month is to use stencils on a layout. You can find out more about the challenge here. You have until January 3rd to get your entry in for a chance to win a £25 voucher to spend in the Merly Impressions shop. There are lots of different stencil in the shop, and the one I got to play with this Tim Holtz one:
So here's the layout I made:
This layout also uses papers from the St Nicholas collection by Kaisercrafts. I love how versatile this collection is. You'd never guess from this layout that these are Christmas papers.
While I had the stencil out I also whipped up some simple Christmas cards: