Thursday, November 24, 2011

Snowman Flower Pots

 I love those little flower pots that are in the Dollar Spot at Target.  They are so cute!  They had these little ones called Carpet Of Snow, and I thought they would make cute little snowmen.  You could use these as little party favors or place card holders for your holiday dinner table.

They are really simple to make, I just used some Nestabilties and a variety of paper punches to make the snowman.  The sentiment is from the JustRite Christmas Mini Sentiments Set.  I traced the wrapper onto some white cardstock and wrapped it around the  flower pot.  The snowman is attached with small strip of cardstock that I cut/folded into a "V" shape, secured with a piece of Scor Tape to both the top of the flower pot and the back of the snowman.  Then a piece of ribbon was tied around the pot for extra security and to cover the little strip up.

Stamps:  JusRite-Christmas Mini Sentiments Set
Paper:  Recollections, Bazzill
Ink:  Versafine
Misc:  Paper punches, Nestabilities, rhinestones, ribbon, mini flower pots, pop up dots, ScorTape, white gel pen, Sharpie pen

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Sunday, November 20, 2011

Elf Kits in my Etsy Shop


If you liked the post from earlier this evening, and have limited time to craft, I have the solution for you!  I made up some extra elves and put together a little kit of some of the supplies I used to make the finished product.

Included in the Kit:
2 Elf Heads
1 notepad
2 red & 2 green carnival tickets
4 jingle bells
4 white pompoms
6 buttons
red and green baker's twine
4 pieces off assorted coordinated 4 1/2 inches x 6 1/2 inches of designer paper
1 large green weathered clothespin
1 small red glitter clothespin

This is a great little kit for you or your favorite crafty friend or secret santa.  These kits are only $5.00 each!  Shipping is only $1.00 to cover the cost of the padded envelope!

So, jump over to my Etsy Shop and grab your kit today.  There is a limited number of kits (four) and they will not be restocked.

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Elf Paper Punch Art Gift Set

I have a friend at work who loves to plan the perfect for Christmas for her family.  I made her this little gift set to get her started.  I wanted to do something with a little elf motif.  I combined my Cricut and my trusty paper punches, and this is what I came up with:

The contents of her gift set include a card to send and a notepad for her Black Friday shopping.  The stamped sentiment on the card is from Dandelion Designs and on the notepad is from Papertrey Ink, Take Note and Just The Ticket.

To keep the notepad closed, I attached an elf to the back of a clothespin. This way it will also keep any receipts in her notepad so they don't get lost in her purse.

I packaged this little set in a wine bag that I got from Target. They had them under the register, and I sweet talked the cashier into giving me a few! You could probably get them from your local package store (liquor store). I made a tag with another elf that is attached with a glitter clothespin. This way, she can reuse the package and the tag!

Stamps:  Dandelion Designs-Sweet Christmas Wishes, Papertrey Ink-Take Note, Papertrey Ink-Just The Ticket
Paper:  Bazzill, Recollections,
Ink:  Versafine, Colorbox, Martha Stewart
Misc:  Clothespins, buttons, paper punches, Cricut, white gel pen, Nestabilities, pop up dots, baker's twine, jingle bells, ric rak, notepad, ScorTape, My Favorite Things Scallop Dienamic, Papertrey Ink Just The Ticket Die

If you would like to buy a kit to make these great elf items, check out this post here.

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Monday, November 14, 2011

Christmas Sleigh

This is my first project I made with my Gypsy.  I'm very pleased with the way it came out.  The sleigh was cut out from the Paper Dolls Dress Up Cartridge.  The edges were sponged with some white ink.  Then I made a small box and adhered it to the sleigh sides.    To embellish it, I used the Quickutz Holly Die, some buttons, and baker's twine.

I filled the little sleigh with some tissue paper and paper shred.  I found these great Lindor Peppermint Truffles at Target.  They are really good, I had to try them to make sure that they weren't poisoned!  The sentiment stamp is from Dandelion Designs.  I felt like it needed a little something more, so I made this tree with some spools, Modge Podge, and matching paper.

Stamp:  Dandelion Designs-Sweet Christmas Wishes
Ink:  Versafine, Colorbox
Paper:  My Mind's Eye, Recollections, Bazzill
Misc:  Wooden spools, buttons, Modge Podge, baker's twine, paper punches, Quickutz Holly Die, pop up dots, acetate bag, Paper Dolls Dress Up Cricut Cartridge, Crop-A-Dile, ScorTape

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Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Sending You A Little Christmas

I found this cute paper at Violette's, but I'm not sure who made it!  I thought it would make a cute wintery Christmas card and it goes perfectly with this Pure Innocence Sending You A Little Christmas stamp.

She is colored with Copics and the trims are from my stash.  It was pretty quick to make.

Stamps:  My Favorite Things-Pure Innocence Sending You A Little Christmas
Ink:  Memento, Colorsnap
Paper:  Recollections, unknown designer paper, Bo Bunny
Misc: ribbon, pom pom trim, Sizzix Snow Flake die, Papertrey Ink Button die, My Favorite Things Scallop die, copics, pop up dots, baker's twine

Have your tried the new Cinnamon M & M's?!  I found them at Target and they are super delicious.  I'm going to put them in my coffee!

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