Posts Tagged ‘Christmas’

A winter box with cards gift set

Have you ever had that person who was difficult to buy gifts for? (Even if they tell you there not!) I think we all run into this from time to time....I have that challenge with my sister. She should be easy to buy for but alas, every time I have an opportunity to give her a gift, my mind goes blank on ideas! Except for this last time...... We're getting older....when that happens, many of us welcome gifts that are handmade especially for us in mind. The "extra special" thought that goes into a handmade gift just warms the heart. Even better than that feeling is a handmade gift, especially for us that also serves a purpose! Yay! I love those kinds of gifts! I've been in FULL STORY HERE....... Read more

Perfect Sentiments – Anything Goes with Christmas

This week our challenge at the Perfect Sentiments blog is to create Create ANYTHING you want as long as it has a Christmas Theme. Remember to include a Christmas sentiment on the front of the card.  Our sponsor this week is Shelly's Images with a prize for one lucky winner of a free digital image!   Here is my contribution to this weeks challenge: I colored this image from Meljen's Designs with Copics and sparkled it up with crystal stickles. You can never have too many Christmas cards, this one is sure to be used! Come join in on our challenge, we look forward to seeing what you’ve created!    Check out what our other design team ladies are creating for this FULL STORY HERE....... Read more

“Ready….Set….Christmas Cards!!”

Merry Christmas everyone!!! Ok, so it's a tad bit on the early side for Christmas but not for Christmas cards....especially if you're a crafter and need to make sure you have all yours made before the holiday season begins! It's Week #4 over at Perfect Sentiments blog and boy do we have a challenge that we know you'll love! This week we're creating a Season's Greeting card that reflects a sentiment of Christmas/Kwanzaa/Hanukkah using the following sketch: I fell in love with this challenge and right from the start I envisioned a red and white candy cane looking card....guaranteed to get anyone into the mood for the holidays!! I'll admit.... although I knew what I wanted to make, what was FULL STORY HERE....... Read more

And So Christmas Season Begins!

I happened upon this little treat holder at my one of my favorite sites "Splitcoast Stampers" Lots of great ideas for the holiday season that I'm sure I'll be trying out! This is called Maria's Treat Box and what a little treat it is! My color selection came about as a result of a deep need to use some of this luscious paper I've had stashed for quite some time. The blending of stripes and swirls never Read more