Thursday, December 26, 2013

tag Series

Merry Christmas to all of you.  For the past 3 days, we were without power from a terrible Ice Storm.  We finally got power back late yesterday but it's been touch and go.  If I have time, I will add the tags.  If not, I will save them for next year.

Sunday, December 22, 2013

The 12 Tags of Christmas #8: May Christmas Be Evergreen in Your Heart

Today, I am featuring Tag #8 in The 12 Tags of Christmas.  I used Doodlecharms for the Trees and Elegant Edges for the tag. EVERYTHING for this tag was made from Scraps.   Tags are a great way to use up those scraps sitting around collecting dust.
Materials Used:
*Tag using Elegant Edges p. 24 "Scallop 2" cut at 4"
*Trees from Doodlecharms p. 125 cut at 2", 2 1/2", and 3"
*Cardstock by Recollections
*Patterned paper by Recollections
*Sentiment by Bug Bites Mistletoe
*Memento Tuxedo Black Ink

The 12 Tags of Christmas #7: Mitten Weather

Today, I am featuring Tag #7 in The 12 Tags of Christmas.  I used Plantin Schoolbook for the tag and Simply Charmed for the mittens.  Remember, you need to flip one of the mittens if you are using two of them. The sentiment is by Bug Bites.
Materials Used:
*Tag from Plantin Schoolbook p. 78 at 4"
*Mittens from Simply Charmed p. 65 at 1 1/4 (2 cut, one using flip feature)
*Sentiment by Bug Bites Mistletoe
*Patterned paper by DCWV
*Pearl for Snowflake
*Twine by My Craft Spot
*Ribbon by Craft Smart

The 12 Tags of Christmas #6: I Believe

Here is Tag #6 in the 12 Tags of Christmas Series.  For today's tag, I used  A Child's Year for the Tag and also the image.  I also used Bug Bites Mistletoe Stamp set.
Materials Used:
*Tag A Child's Year p. 77 (Card) at 3"
*Santa Xmas 1 p. 56 at 2"
*Tis the Season Patterned Paper
*Sentiment by Bug Bites Mistletoe

The 12 Tags of Christmas #5: A Holly Jolly Christmas

I'm back with Tag #5 in The 12 Tags of Christmas Series.  Today is tag #5.
I used Elegant Edges for the tag and my new December 25th Cartridge for the Holly. My sentiment is by Bug Bites from the Mistletoe stamp set. 
Materials Used:
*Tag from Elegant Edges p. 25 cut at 3 3/4"
*Holly from December 25th cut at 2 3/4"
*Patterned paper by Recollections Tis the Season
*Cherry Glitter Glue by Recollections
*Cardstock by Recollections

Saturday, December 21, 2013

The 12 tags of Christmas #4: Claus for Celebration

Welcome to another tag in the 12 Tags of Christmas.  I had planned to have this series done by done but was recently diagnosed with vertigo and needless to say, it has interfered with my crafting.  Today's tag was so quick and easy to make.  I used Teddy Bear Parade for the Bear and  Winter Woodland for the tag base.

I will be back tomorrow with Tag #5...

Materials Used:
*Tag Winter Woodland p. 73 cut at 4 1/2"
*Santa Bear Teddy Bear Parade cut at 3"
*Patterned paper by Recollections Bright and Jolly paper pad
*Sentiment by Bug Bites Mistletoe
*Candy Cane Embellishment
*Ribbon by Offray
*Tuxedo Black Memento Ink
*Cardstock by Recollections

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

12 Tags of Christmas Tag #3: Santa

Happy Diva Tuesday.  Today at Die Cuttin' Divas we are Celebrating Happy Holidays. I am so behind on my tag serious due to my new battle with Vertigo so I am busy in my craft room day and night trying to get them made!
This week, I chose to use one of our Sponsors' images.  Our sponsors have graciously donated some amazing Gift Certificates to their stores.
I chose to use a Too Cute by Jessica image called Santa Bear from the Christmas Dress-Up Bears SVG file.    This was my first EVER SVG file. I just got my Cameo and finally had the chance to start to play with it!
The tag is from Plantin' Schoolbook.

Materials Used:
*Plantin School Book tag at 4 1/2"
*Mistletoe Stamp set by Bug Bites
*Santa Bear SVG (Too Cute by Jessica)
*Patterned paper Tis The Season DCWV
*Snow flocking powder
*White Gelly Roll Pen
*Tuxedo black Memento Ink
*Cardstock by Recollections
*Ribbon by Craftsmart

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Jollly Old St. Nick Blog Hop

Welcome to the Jolly Old St. Nick Blog Hop!

 Christmas Eve is coming soon and he is checking his list. Have you been naughty or have you been nice?Join us as we celebrate that dear old man, Jolly Old St. Nick!! 
Connie Can Crop is the first stop on this Jolly Blog Hop. If you came from Nadja's blog then you are on the right path.This is a one day blog hop and we appreciate your leaving a comment for all of Santa's Helpers who are here sharing their ideas and creations. We have some awesome sponsors and giveaways for this hop!


So what do you need to do to win? Easy... become  a follower of each of the fabulous blogs in this hop and leave each of them a  comment letting them know what you like best about their projects. 
Then come back to Connie Can Crop and post that you followed the rules.

You will have until 12:00 am Sunday to finish the hop and leave your comments. Winners will be announced on Monday at Connie Can Crop.Be sure to follow everyone and leave a comment  along the way!Down the Chimney we go!!
I am heavy into making my Christmas gifts.  This year, I wanted to decorate some glass blocks and this is one that I loved how it turned out.  I added some multi-colored lights and really liked the different hues more than the white lights. I used my A Child's Year Cricut Cartridge for the Santa.

  Up next is Angela.  Here is our complete line up in case you get lost along the way.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

The 12 Tags of Christmas #2: Fleece Navidad

Happy Diva Tuesday.  Today, I am tying my Die Cuttin' Divas DT challenge in with tag #2 in my 12 Tags of Christmas.  Today, I am again using the sentiment from the adorable Mistletoe stamp set by Bug Bites.  I cannot stress enough the amazing price on this set for such cute little sentiments. You can find the stamp set here.
For Tag #2, I used my A Quilted Christmas cartridge for the sheep and for the tag, Winter Woodland.

Materials Used:
*A Quilted Christmas "Sheep" cut at 3" on p. 62
*Winter Woodland "Tag" cut at 4", 4 1/4", and 4 1/2"
*Recollections Naughty or Nice paper stack
*My Craft Spot Baker's Twine (Cherry)
*Jingle Bell
*Red glitter blue
*Ribbon by Offray
*Mistletoe stamp set
*Snow Embossing Powder

Monday, December 9, 2013

12 Tags of Christmas #1: Got Snow?

Welcome to the 12 Tags of Christmas.  Over the next 12 days, I will feature a different tag each day.  All of the sentiments for these tags are from an adorable stamp set by Bug Bites called Mistletoe.  You can find the stamp set here and for a great price!
I am also making this tag today for the Paper Playtime Design Team for our challenge this week Winter Fun.
Here it is....

Materials Used:
*George and Basic Shapes (Tag) at 4"
*Winter Woodland p. 46 cut at 3 1/2"
*Sentiment from Mistletoe stamp set 
*Icicle Stickles
*Craft Smart ribbon
*Patterned paper by DCWV Tis the Season