Tuesday, November 18, 2014

it's all about christmas

happy wednesday! today is my turn to host at the cardz tv gallery . i'm sure you've been having a blast checking out all the top awesome projects my dt sisters have been showing ya! it's just a couple of days until thanksgiving and before we know it christmas will be here. so i decided to show you a couple of christmas things i've made. all  the stamps i used are from mary's cardztv stamps and can be purchased ~> right here <~  you're welcome in advance ;) 

for my 1st project 

i made a tag or ornament.
i took a round coaster and added some lace and punched piece of paper
the snowflake is cuttlebug cut and emboss. i added a pearl to the center and added some glitter stickles, some pompoms and ribbon. 
i used this sentiment from the "very merry" set. 

for my next project i made a christmas card
i'm sure i saw something similar while browsing pinterest. i hand cut some triangles and tree trunks from cardboard then wrapped in twine added some buttons and pearls, handcut some snow hills and stamped with snowflakes and inked it up a tad.

the sentiment is from the "very merry" set also

my next project are also cards
i used my fave line of prima stamps. jack and jill. 
i just think these two are the cutest :) this is the first time using the christmas ones 
i made 2 cards with them just different colors.
the one on the left i used the utee cracked glass effect and the one on the right i used utee but only layer of it. 

heres the cracked glass effect. i love the old worn look and the colors i used really went well for the style. i added some snowflakes with pearl centers. i used my viva decor pearl pens.

heres the other card
i used swiss dots embossing folder for the matting and some snowflake stickers and added rhinestones

i used the same sentiment on both cards using the "very merry" set

for my next project i made a cookie box using a 12X12 piece of cardstock. here's a tutorial i found 
i added a goofy looking  ornament i made. i just drew out a gingerbread man onto thin cardboard and then in self adhesive cork (tim holtz). i inked him up til he looked baked, sprayed with my spray adhesive and "sugared" him in chunky  glitter. i then used some twine around him added buttons and  using viva decor pearl pens added eyes nose and mouth 

i used "very merry" set on unfinished wood stars. i inked them up a tad. 

for my last project i made a very easy little treat holder. i found this easy to follow  tutorial 
i think these would look cute sitting on a plate maybe adding the guests name on a little tag attached under the bells 

i used a little hole punch , tied some bells with hemp twine and tied in the back. 

i used a martha punch for the sprigs and added ice crystals (epson salt) and  berries using viva decor pearl pen
i  used "going in circles" for the sentiment and heart. 

thank you oodles for the blog visit, your esweet words always make me smile, thank you for that too! 
i hope ive given ya some fun christmas themed inspiration :) 
happy crafting and have a blessed thanksgiving! xxxshelly 


Kim H said...

Shelly ~ OMG I am on Christmas overload over here!!! I meant his is such a awesome way!! Okay LOVE the ornament shaped card ~ so BEAUTIFUL!! Then wrapping your trees in twine ~ I LOVE that idea!! Then the sweet precious cards ~ your treat box and then you & everyone always has me at plaid! Seriously LOVE everything!!

Brenda said...

Wow Shelly, you have been a busy lady! I love all your projects! The ornament is so cute and will look fabulous on a gift and the tree. The twine wrapped trees are so cute on the other tag, clever to wrapped the trees with twine. I love, love your cute Christmas cards, they are just adorable-love those cute kids! But my favorite is your treat boxes, they are so fabulous!! I don't know where this year has went either but it has flown right on by. Have a Happy Thanksgiving!! Hugs, Brenda