Thursday, July 22, 2010

Christmas in July



I have to be honest, I have not started to think about Christmas quite yet.  However, the fabulous folks at Fantabulous Cricut have! This week was a Christmas in July Challenge.  I spent a few days thinking about what I wanted to do. Instead of doing my normal cards, I decided it was time for a creation.  I always get stuck at the holidays when someone I never would have expected gives me a random gift.  I try to keep a few extra items wrapped and ready to return the joy.  Since handmade gifts are always fun to give and very heartwarming, I made a little package for some gingersnap cookies.  Again, I used all scraps from my scrap drawer.  I embossed the green card stock with the swiss dots Cuddlebug folder, used a piece of DCWV glitter card stock, and found some coordinating ribbon.  I cut the reindeer our using the Doodle Charms cartridge.  I distressed the edges of the nose with red, the brown with dark brown, and the antlers with an almond color.  I added some red Stickles to the nose, googly eyes, and a coordinating bow.  I also used some snowflakes cut out from the same cartridge and brushed on white Stickles to match the glitter card stock. I finished the whole thing off with some bling!

9 comments:

  1. What a cute reindeer....love all the sparkle!


    Thanks for being "Fantabulous!"

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  2. Absolutely adorable. Love the Stickles :) Thanks for playing with us at Fantabulous Cricut.
    -Angi B.-

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  3. Adorable! I love all the glitter :) Thanks for joining us at FCCB! :)

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  4. I've always loved that Doodlecharms reindeer! Love the sparkly nose and antler bow! This is a great idea to have on hand. I'm going to make a few of these up too (but I'll wait until November/December!!)
    Thanks for playing along at FCCB this week!

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  5. Beautiful done, one of my favorite christmas cuts. I love the glitter. Great job and thanks for playing at FCCB this week.

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  6. Great project! Love the bow and the bling!

    Thanks for playing at the Fantabulous Cricut this week!
    Leigh

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  7. Nacole! That is so cute and useful! I love it.

    I'm also thinking of all the ways you could adapt that for pretty much every holiday and occasion! Nice work. :)

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