Friday, January 10, 2014

Merry Monday #90, Jingle Belles old and new, Holly Jolly, and Hazel, of course!

Happy Friday everyone!  It is indeed a happy Friday because my family and I are going to eat for *FREE* tonight at the new Taco Bell where I'll soon be working!  YUMMAY!!!  ;)  But I know no one is here to read about how 'bout a pretty picture instead?

I've been dying to use my *new* 2011 Spellbinders Heirloom Ornaments to make an ornament!  Here is the first of hopefully many!  I had alot of fun making it, even though the whole process took a few days, starting and stopping!  The paper is from the Recollections "Believe" 12x12 pad.  You can see I also used my loved Spellbinders Poinsettia die set too, along with the MS fern? punch, and the Sizzix Scribbles Swirls die.  The flower, leaves and ferns are all made from vellum that I inked with my TH Distress inks.  For the swirls I wanted a different material, so I tried the DI for the first time on photo paper.  Worked great!  I am SO HAPPY with this ornament!!!  :)  Here's a close-up pic:

Anyhow, these are the challenges I am linking this to:

Jingle BellesOld and New (my paper is old(ish), and the 2011 ornament die set, new)
Merry Monday #90:  Ribbon or Twine
Holly Jolly:  Ribbon or Lace
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Extra:  Anything Christmas

Thanks for having a look today, and enjoy yourself, whatever you are doing!  :)


ETA:  I just checked out Hazel's other challenges (I don't know how she keeps up with so many!), and found that this will fit in nicely, so I'm adding them to the list also.  Just found out this will also fit into the challenge for Christmas Cards All Year Round, so adding it there as well!

CHNC #158:  Upcycle, repurpose, or use a freebie (I used some "chipboard" that I saved from some packaging as the base for my ornament.)
CHNPPC (Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper challenge):  Use patterened paper


  1. Wat heb je deze super gemaakt! In echte kerstkleuren, rood en groen. Gezellig om op te hangen! Fijn dat je meedoet bij CHCC2.

    Groetjes, Renate

  2. Beautiful crafting for both CHNC challenges - hope to see you again soon. x

  3. I'm back to thank you for also linking for my Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper challenge for January - hope to see you again soon. x

  4. Fabulous design. Thanks for sharing it with us at Holly Jolly. Hugs x

  5. Love that die cut ... so many possibilities ... so glad you joined us at Jingle Belles to start 2014.

  6. OH, this is sooo pretty. Love the shape of the ornament and the gorgeous poinsettia.

  7. This is a beautiful Christmas Ornament, I love the Poinsettia and swirls.
    Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving a lovely comment.

  8. Wow, Marie, this ornament is exquisite! You should find a local place to sell them! Wow, just awe-mazing!! Enjoy the weekend! Hugs, Darnell

  9. Wow!! That is an extremely gorgeous ornament!! I love the poinsettia on the front too! Very very beautiful work on this!!

  10. Beautiful, beautiful ornament! This is just stunning! Thanks so much for joining us at Merry Monday.

  11. The inking on the vellum is simply stunning! Such a great mix of textures!

  12. Thanks for sharing your beautiful creation for CCAYR January anything goes challenge - hope to see you again soon, Hazel, CCAYR design team x

  13. Beautiful shaped ornament. I just purchased the poinsettia die also and can't wait to try it out! Thanks for playing with us at Merry Monday this week!

  14. Lovely ornament, beautiful colors and the ribbon is gorgeous! Thanks for playing with us this week!

  15. holy wow, *YES* how could you not be happy having made something soooooo amazingly PERFECT this early in the year? i love every single thing about this! ***WOW*** missus, you have so totally ROCKED the old and the new!!! <3

    ps: i used to LOVE taco bell... or should i say taco belle, lol?! :) :) :)

  16. Beautiful creation! Thanks so much for participating in our CCAYR challenge!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
    A Little Bit O' Paper

  17. I Love this one too! Thanks for Playing along with us this time at ABC Christmas Challenge, hugs Samantha :0)

  18. Wonderful ornament!
    Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
    Helen x



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