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Saturday, January 7, 2017
My Christmas Projects
Yes, it's late, and yes, I'm sorry. December turned out to be kind of a bust in the crafting department. My hubby and I both got sick and things just didn't go as planned. I did manage to make a couple of cute things though. I thought I would share them with you. Above is a simple plastic apothecary jar that I filled up with "snow" and a couple of Christmas figures. It turned out adorable!
I had this tray by 7 Gypsies forever! I finally decided to use some Project Life cards and die cuts along with corners by Tim Holtz and make a Christmas tray decoration. I LOVE IT!
The Snowman, lights and snowflake are all by Darice.
The holly on the handle is from something that I can't remember, I saved it "just in case" I needed it.
A friend of mine gave me this exquisite box. I decided to make a card holder from it. I attached the ribbon in such a way so that I could remove it if I want to repurpose it into something else.
I added a foam core pad to the bottom (not shown) that I covered in Christmas paper. I added the Christmas balls and fir tree filler, and some card backs by Darice. My cards will stand up nicely in this and look very awesome!
I saw this idea on the net, and decided to try it. It is a Christmas Card tree. The idea is that you are supposed to repurpose old Christmas cards. I usually do other things with them, so I used Christmas card stock. You can find the pattern here if you want to try it. I was able to recreate the shapes on my Silhouette so cutting them out was not a problem.
That's all for today. Have a wonderful week!
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