MERRY Christmas ~ Pennants

At the beginning of December I shared the PEACE Pennants project I designed for Craft Project Central, I really enjoyed creating this 3D piece of home decor and decided to create a slightly more specific one for Christmas.

MERRY means ‘Cheerful and Lively’ and perfect for the 5 wood blocks I had and for my Christmas Day post.

I would like to wish everyone who has followed me, liked and shared my posts and shopped for their Stampin’ UP! goodies with me during 2017.  I hope you will continue to support me in my small business in 2018 and if there is anything you would like me to feature please leave a comment below 🙂 Continue reading

Christmas Cracker – Lindor Treat Box

I have one more Christmas themed treat box to share before the BIG Day.  As many of you may know I am an ex-pat Brit living in North Texas for a little over 16 years.

One of the Christmas traditions in the UK is to have Christmas Crackers on the table.  In our family we used to pull them after we had eaten the main course and before we tucked into the dessert of Christmas Pudding and Mince Pies with either brandy butter or whipped cream.

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Creating Pretty Cards # 78 ~ Star of Light

Each month in addition to the great 3D projects that Craft Project Central has for you, they also host a monthly card challenge – Creating Pretty Cards!!

To help you recreate the sketch each month, they also provide a free Sketch Mini Tutorial! This mini tutorial has information about how the inspiration card (using the sketch) was created, supplies used, and basic measurements!!

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Mini Gift Tags

We still have a couple of months to go before Christmas Day but some things we can get ready ahead of time and some gift tags would be one of those.

I have a selection of tags today that would make a really thoughtful gift in the cutest little box, and features the Be Merry Designer Series Paper. Continue reading

Christmas in July Blog Hop

Welcome to the Christmas in July Blog Hop – a collection of ideas from Stampin’ UP! demonstrators all over the globe showcasing  the brand new and fantastic ‘Carols of Christmas’ bundle which has a stamp set with the same name and the ‘Card Front Builder Thinlets Dies.You will have come from Betty Bickford ~ I just hope my card is up to the same standard.

Each of us has been asked to design a card using this bundle and other products from the current 2017 – 2018 annual catalog.

When I saw the bundle for the first time it literally screamed GOLD heat embossing to me so that was my starting point, I chose very traditional colors of Cherry Cobbler and Very Vanilla to compliment the gold.
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Merry Christmas Sampler Frame

Frame Art, Samplers…. call them what you will – I just love to design and create these little vignettes out of card, ink and  embellishments.  This is the fifth in a series I have designed and offered as classes to my lovely ladies.

As this is Christmas I thought I would share this one with you…………………….

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