Toadstool Head – Believe In The Magic Of Christmas

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Today’s handmade card has been created for the challenge at Ching-Chou Kuik Digital Monthly Challenge Blog.

The theme for the challenge is Anything Goes.

For my card I have used one of their digital images called Toadstool Head.

You can find more of Ching-Chou Kuik’s wonderful images here in their Etsy shop, Gjzcck.

Handmade card using a digital image from Ching-Chou Kuik called Toadstool Head

Here is a tutorial on how I created this card.

You will need :

8″ By 8″ White Card Base
Ching-Chou Kuik‘s Digital Stamp Called Toadstool Head
The Paper Boutique Once Upon A Christmas – Paper Kit 
The Paper Boutique Once Upon A Christmas – Decorative Panels
Grey Card
White Card
Circle Dies
Glue / Double Sided Tape
Foam Pads


Print the digital image Toadstool Head on to white card.
Choose two of the same decorative panel papers, one circle topper and one insert.

Layer one:
Cut a square from grey card measuring 19.5 cms by 19.5 cms.
Cut a square from white card measuring 19 cms by 19 cms.
Matt and layer together along with the first decorative panel and attach to the card base.

Layer two:
Using a circle die, slightly larger than the circle topper, cut a circle from grey card.
Matt and layer with the circle topper.
Attach to the card base using foam pads.

Layer three:
Colour in the digital image Toadstool Head, I used promarkers.

Skin / Face: Ivory, almond, dusky pink. pale pink. hot pink, cerise.
Hair: Salmon pink, ruby.
Clothes: Putty, dusky rose.
Wings: Sunflower, soft lime, gold.
Mushroom Hat / Legs: Hot pink, burgundy, gold, red, berry red, burnt sienna, apricot, raw sienna.
Holly: Holly, crimson.

Handmade card using a digital image from Ching-Chou Kuik called Toadstool Head
Cut around the digital image, leaving a small white border.
Attach to the card base using foam pads.

Layer four:
Using the second decorative panel, cut a few of the images from around the outside.
Attach to the card base using foam pads.
Then to finish, add the insert to the centre of the card base.


Thank you for visiting my blog and please feel free to follow and make any of my handmade card tutorials.

If you would like to see other cards I have made please have a look here:

Fall Squirrel – Happy Birthday

Season’s Greetings – Celebrate The Season

Seraphina’s Heart – Sending Lots Of Love

So Long Yesterday – Hugs And Kisses

For Me?- With Best Wishes


Challenges I would like to enter are:

Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenge March 2023 – Anything Goes

Corrosive Challenge #3 – Anything Goes

Gem Of A Challenge Wk5 – Anything Goes

Merry Little Christmas Challenge #49 – Anything Christmas Goes


2 thoughts on “Toadstool Head – Believe In The Magic Of Christmas”

  1. Donna Walls says:

    This is a gorgeous card design and your coloring is fabulous. Not to mention your fussy cutting skills put mine to shame! Thanks for playing at the Jan’s Digi Stamps Challenge. We love seeing all the incredible projects everyone shares.
    Donna xx

  2. Donna Ellis says:

    Lisa, your card IS DEFINITELY pure magic, in that beautiful scene and brilliant colors! Thanks for the inspiration and for submitting your creation at Jan’s Digi Stamp Challenges . I hope to see more of your designs soon.
    Crafting Smiles,
    {Creative Smiles – my little crafting world}

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