Saturday, December 4, 2010

Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree

Welcome to Stampin Hot in Arizona and the Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree blog hop! If you've come from visiting Rebecca at Someplace Elsewhere, you're in the right place!

If you've just happened across my blog and would like to play along with our fun hop, you can go to Totally-Stamps and start at the beginning.

The theme of this blog hop is ROCKIN' AROUND THE CHRISTMAS TREE. Each blog has created a project. Be sure to visit each blog for inspiration and fun BOG CANDY.

I belong to a stamp group called the Ink Spots.  This month a few of us are involved in a "found object" challenge which consisted of 3 little wood stars.  As I was blurfing for some ideas I see a cool card and, voila! The light bulb came on!  (I love it when that happens.)


I have lots of card stock and found these kraft, beige, and burgundy colors.  I corrugated the beige and swiped with Bordeaux PH ink. I also stamped the snowflake from the Jingle Jolly set and the text from Tag Tidbits set, and colored the stars with the same ink.




I love how this card turned out!  A little burgundy raffia and some Icicle Stickles really added to the total look.


Then I thought, what about little gift boxes?  I teach at the AZ Scrapbooking store and at Green Valley Recreation (Jan,. - March) and these will be a class at each in January.






Debi, the store owner, gave us instructors some free cool card stock and I thought they'd be perfect for these.


These little boxes will hold a gift card, small jewelry, or anything fairly small.  I got on a roll making these and will post some with other themes later.


I'm not be offering Blog Candy at this time as my Blogoversary is coming up in early Feb. and I have some TAC™ stamp sets to give away then.  But PLEASE leave a comment or "rate" my card before going on to Kee Kee's blog, Life Is Scrap.

32 comments:

Carol's Place said...

Carol,
Very nice projects, I love them both. Have a Blessed Christmas

Laura Lee said...

Carol I love your card...it is great! The boxes are so pretty.l is there a tutorial for them somewhere..I would love to make some...

Rebecca said...

I love your projects! So many great ideas!!

Angela K said...

Fun card and great project!!

Christine said...

fun card carol! good job!!

Scrappin' Sista said...

I love your projects. The details are amazing. I especially like how you crimped the kraft paper and inked it. I think I'll be scraplifting. TFS!

Christel
Blog Hop Sista'
onescrappinsista.blogspot.com

Tabitha said...

cute projects!

marilyn said...

LOVE your card--will definitely try this out.

terriennz said...

LOVE that card! I'm obsessed with the color red & the stinkles just make it sparkle! TFS! I'm a follower.

Terrie Barroso
terriennz@att.net
crafteecards.blogspot.com

Maria said...

Love the burgundy... I like red, but burgundy is my favorite Christmas color!
maria_m_nestor@yahoo.com

Glittered Paws said...

Love your card - the snowflake and stars just go together so well. The colors are great.

BUZZY BEE DESIGNS & GRAPHICS said...

I'm a new follower come and visit me
http://buzzybeedesigns.blogspot.com
Rebecca Minor
Buzzybeedesigns(AT)yahoo(DOT)com

stefeni said...

Love this card! And what a unique way to gift a little something!

spunkycrayon at yahoo dot com

Laurie Unger said...

Darling projects, Carol!

Lisa J said...

This is an amazing card! I really love the different textures!

TFS!

tjsgal at gmail dot com

Chelsea said...

love that card ... and oooh those boxes aer AWESOME!

kathlee said...

Beautiful projects!! TFS. Happy Holidays!
kathlee154@gmail.com
http://kathleessnippitsncricuts.blogspot.com

A Scrap Above said...

oh this is amazing! I love your card and gift boxes.
I am already a follower of your blog
TFS
Bonnie C
http://ascrapabove.blogspot.com
ascrapabove at aol dot com

jenni said...

I love your card and the boxes are adorable. Thank goodness it is not "stampin' hot today in AZ"
jpshirley@ymail.com

Theresa said...

Great projects..thanks so much for sharing

mamascrapper69 said...

great projects. i love the look of the wooden stars. theyre so shiny and pretty. the little gift boxes are great!!! ty for ur inspiration and creativity.

Stephanie Collins
stephanoid69@msn.com
stephanoid69-youtube

BunnyFreak said...

Clever containers.

Teri A said...

The card is great, but the box is the greatest I just love that
Thanks,
Teri
teri.barefoot@gmail.com

Angela R said...

Beautiful card! Love the colors that you used and the layout of it! Great use of the three stars!
Contact Info: In case I get a chance to win that amazing blog candy! Happy Holiday's!
arebori0204@gmail.com

scrappydappydoodler said...

Cute card and love the little gift boxes.

Anna said...

Very Very cute. I'd rate them a ten :)

Trisha said...

Carol--Love your card. Thanks for sharing it with us and the boxes, too. Can't wait to see more. I am a follower. patnbobcuddy@gmail.com

Celeste B. said...

WOW!!!! I love your creations!!! :) The card is beautiful, and I absolutely love the card! I'm so glad I found you through the blog hop. :)

Celeste B.
ccscards.blogspot.com
mctdbillman at gmail dot com

Nikki T said...

The card is gorgeous, I love the colors.
Nikki
glamoroussideofscrapping at gmail dot com
www.theglamoroussideofscrapping.blogspot.com

Catherine Kraft said...

Cute card! Love your little gift box and wish you were here in Oregon so I could learn how to make these.

Blessings,
Catherine
catherinesangels@yahoo.com

Janet said...

Very pretty card and I love that gift box vey unique

Kim said...

Love these boxes Carol!
Very unique...