Thursday, 21 October 2010

Sarah Hurley's Challenge - Christmas theme but Red and Green must NOT be seen xxx

Afternoon lovelies
This week over on Sarah Hurley we have a fab little Challenge for you all, a Christmas theme but
Perfect challenge for all of you getting you wee Christmas cards started are for those, like me who like a good challenge hee!
I made to creations this week, as some of our poor Dt is poorly! Get well soon girls!

Firstly I made a Matchbox Advent

Christmas Cheer Cd
card - Papermill
I made loads of Matchboxes for card stock
Thick cardboard from stash
Brads - papermania
Snowflake die - Sizzix
loads of glitter
and everything else from stash

I took plenty pics to show you all the details I tried to add, plus the wee sweeties for the receiver but i was thinking if its for a wee crafter it could be buttons, brads, ribbons and bits!
Please if you can, buy matchboxes as making 24 is not only exhausting so annoying hee!
Next I made a wee Christmas Tree
rather fat stubby one!
Card stock - Papermill
cone made from card
Snowflake die - Marianne
Loads of glitter
gems to finish

This was so easy to make, and I'm going go bigger but with double sided paper! I would suggest you maybe get a wee cone from a local craft shop so your tree wont end so stubby and fat too!!

I hope you will join us this week and get all Christmassy?? Remember you don't have to use Sarah's products but she would love it! You have until next Sunday to entry! For more inspiration check out the Dt's creations!
Hugs and kisses


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  1. wow these are fab...I wish I could make something special especially the advent thingy..fab!!


  2. WOW.You are soooo talented,you must have the patience of a saint making all those iccle boxes lol,i wouldn't know where to start.Both your creations are STUNNING.Well done you.Hope you all well.Cuddles for

  3. Oh wow, I love them both hun! Lovely colours and that matchbox advent creation must have taken AGES! Lisa x

  4. Both creations look fab, huni! Can't believe you sat and made 24 individual boxes...actually I can, but I couldn't have the patience to do that myself!! Susie x

  5. OMG Mel, well done on making your own matchboxes. Your creations are fabulously inspirational - I would love to try the advent creation. Love the colours you have used too.

    Hugs Ali x

  6. Love them both Mel but the advent calendar is my favourite. Love the colour combo. I think Poppy would love an advent calendar. What a lot of work you've put into your projects. I've got a couple of cards done today but I must get some more done with my Simply Create DT kit.

    Kat xx

  7. Oh wow beautiful projects you have made, so sorry to say they don't qualify for a prize on our challenge as we have a sketch this time with our v's fir vertical, lovely to see your projects though, Sanantha ABC Christmas challenge

  8. wow these are both fabulous, lovely idea for the advent calendar and the tree looks great. Tracy x

  9. OH WOW MELLY - that advent calendar is soooo cool! I'm sure it took absolute ages to make, but definately well worth the effort!
    Fab tree too, you've a great creativity to even imagine making one of these! Love 'em!

  10. Oh wow!!!! These are GORGEOUS! Especially love the advent calendar - it must have taken you hours! I'm sooo jealous of your talent :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

  11. LOve them both but adore the tree! Must have taken you hours - patience!! Sheila:)X

  12. Mel these are gorgeous, especially your whatnot advent calendar. Would make a great storage unit after the goodies have gone too.

    Lin xx

  13. Hi Melly - must apologise i thought i was a follower - but it appears not! have rectified that lol
    fab fab fab projects - but then you already know what i think lol
    Lisa ;)

  14. Beautiful projects - the colours are so pretty. Thanks for joining us at WOC this week x


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