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Twiddleybitz Bird Cage

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To finish the week and the year I would like to show you my Twiddlebitz bird cage which I have painted and decorated.
This being my last post for the year I would like to thank you for visiting my blog during the last year and wish you health and happiness for 2012.

Christmas card

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My last Christmas card today ( I promise) I cut strips of card and then added strips of border stickers to them and glued them into a pattern on the front of the card, the added a circle with a bell sticker embellished with rhinestones

Christmas Cards

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Another shaped card today this time using the coloured Christmas rubons from Blue Edge Crafts.

Christmas Cards

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Today we have a shaped card using foiled rubons fromBlue Edge Craft and Stickers from the Sticker Store.

Christmas Cards

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I would like to show you just a few more Christmas Cards this week so I hope you aren't all Christmassed out. This  is a waterfall card. When you pull the ribbon the card flips open to reveal the word Noel.




Merry Christmas

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Ron and I would like to wish our family and friends a very happy Christmas. Stay safe and have fun. 

Christmas Card

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This week I would like to share some of the Christmas cards I have made for my family and friends.

Thanks for visiting my blog this week. I hope you have found some inspiration for your crafting. Come back soon

Christmas Card

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This week I would like to share some of the Christmas cards I have made for my family and friends.

 

Christmas Card

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This week I would like to share some of the Christmas cards I have made for my family and friends.

Christmas Card

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This week I would like to share some of the Christmas cards I have made for my family and friends.

Christmas Card

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This week I would like to share some of the Christmas cards I have made for my family and friends.
I also used  this card for the monthly sketch challenge at Craft Mad.

Christmas Trees

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Today I have two Christmas trees to share with you. The first is a Christmas countdown calendar
and the other is a Kaisercraft tree which I have painted and papered.



Thank you for visiting my blog this week I hope I haven't overloaded you with Christmas . Come back soon.

A Christmas Card in a Box

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We made these at Craft Mad for an online lesson. A different way to give a card.... in its own box. 

Christmas Egg

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Another of my favourite eggs



Christmas card

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A Christmas card today using  a laser cut card front  and a 3d image both from Blue Edge Crafts

Christmas Card Address Box

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Here is a neat way to store your Christmas card list. I have also included a quick tutorial.


Box to hold your Christmas Card List
You will need: 1 box (deep enough to hold your index cards ) Patterned paper Ribbons / braids Christmas embellishments 2 Colours of Paint to match the paper Double sided tape or glue Alphabetical index cards
Remove the catch from the box for easier painting. Paint inside and out . I chose Santa red for the outside and Pistachio green for the inside Cut patterned paper to fit the top and four sides of the box and also for the top and bottom of the inside of the box. Attach with double sided tape, double sided jac paper, glue or modge podge. Replace the catch. Glue the ribbon/braid around the box on the paper and also a smaller one around the lid of the box. Decorate the outside top of the box with Christmas embellishments of your choice. I printed the words “Christmas card list” and added it to a tag and attached to the lid and a verse for inside the lid. Insert inde…

Christmas card

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A quick Christmas card to finish off the week. I have used a square card with a laser cut front and a 3d image from Blue Edge Crafts
Thank you for visiting my blog this week. I hope you have enjoyed it and will come back soon. Have a great weekend

Don't forget to check out the downloadable Santas Workshop Journal from Craft Mad.



Gingerbread Men Garland

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I made this garland for my great nephew Jay. I started with Kaisercraft Gingerbread men and painted and covered them with patterned paper the added some googly eyes and Christmas embellishments .




Don't forget to check out the last day of Craft Mad's Santas workshop today. 

Christmas Countdown

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I would like to show you my Christmas Countdown board. I starte dwith a Kaisercraft wooden piece which I painted. I cut a sheet of advent paper and mounted each piece onto heavier card and embellished with Christmas bits and bobs.



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Craft Mad Create and Chat

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Our Craft Mad Create and Chat night was held online on Friday night We made a Christmas Chocolate Box 
This was such a simple project and filled with sweets makes a perfect stocking filler.
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Today is the start of a new challenge over at Unstampabelles Challenges. This month's challenge theme is "Christmas" and  the technique theme is "Stickers
Our sponsor for this month is Sticker Store

Prize for Challenge #6 plus 10 sheets of DL sized Acetate. This is my design team card for the December Challenge.

Check out Unstampabelles for the challenge rules


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Christmas Decoration

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Here is another simple decoration to finish the week
You will need 2 pieces patterned paper measuring 6” x 6” 2 circles of card in a coordinating colour1x 2 ½ inch and 1x 1 ½ inch 1 flower Ribbon Rhinestones or stars Tools Pencil, ruler, paper folder, stapler, scissors, double sided tape or glue
Christmas Tree Hanger Instructions
Step 1. Draw lines at 1 cm intervals on the reverse of the paper.


Step 2. Fold up in a concertina style Step 3. Fold on half and staple in the middle

Step 4. Tape the two ends together to form a fan. Step 5. Repeat these steps with the other  piece of paper You should now have two fans.
Step 6. Join the two fans together to make a circle.


Step 7 Glue narrow ribbon flat on top of the joins to make a neat finish. Step 8 join the two circles together and glue to the centre of the decoration Step 9. glue a flower on to centre of the circles Add rhinestones or stars to the top of the ribbons, Step 10. Staple a ribbon loop onto theback of the decoration fora hanger
Thank you for…

Christmas Cards

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Two Christmas cards today. The first was from an idea in the Hobby Handig Magazine and the second was made up from paper and embellishments from my stash.

Don't forget to check out Craft Mad's Santa's Workshop for some wonderful Christmas ideas.
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