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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop-Day 1





Welcome to the 12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop Day 1. This hop will take place  November 24th through December 5th and the new postings each day will be posted by 8am eastern standard time. This hop will be full of wonderful ideas and inspiration to get you well on your way  of creating all of those beautiful Christmas project. This is an awesome way to get a lot of your Christmas cards, and scrapbook layouts  finished, home decorations completed and maybe even be inspired to  create something using a new technique that you have never tried.  There will be a new project posted each and every day by all the wonderful  amazing ladies in this hop. Also each day we will have a guest designer  or two for you to visit.




Be sure to check out this wonderful list of sponsors for this 12 Days
of Christmas Blog Hop. Blog candy will be given out each day of the hop.

Honeybearz Designs

Stampin Up Products with Honeybearz Designs

ScrappyDew
Scrappy Moms Stamps
Craftin Desert Diva's

Pretty Paper Pretty Ribbons

Pretty Cute Stamps

Kathy's Cozies

TreasureBox Designs

My Creative Time!

SVG Attic

Pink and Main
Little Scraps of Heaven Designs
Scrapping Bug Designs
Marjorie Ann Designs

Paper Nest Dolls
Cuddly Cute Designs

Too Cute By Jessica

KaDoodle Bug Designs

Midge and Madge Mingle
SVG Cuts
Lettering Delights




Now onto my project for  Day One.  I have been seeing alot of mason jars with little figures or lights in them. So, I decided to make a mason jar with a figure and lights for my mother to put on her little shelf outside her door at Senior Apartment complex.   I purchased a smooth mason jar from Michaels, small string of christmas white led lights from Dollar Store, Santa figurine from Michaels, Buffalo Snow from Michaels, 1 sheet of Silver foil paper and some miscellanous christmas stickers.  First, I stuffed the led lights in the bottom of the jar, and I dropped the the battery pack into the jar also making sure the side with the switch was up.  Then I put a couple of glue dots on the Santa figurine and stuck him on top of the battery pack in the jar.  Next I cut 2-5 x 4 1/2 squares from silver foil paper and glue them back to back. 

 I decorate the one side with a tree, sentiment and small present stickers.  I curled the paper and stuck it in to the jar so the decorated side shown behind santa in the jar.  Next, I added my snow until it covered the light wires and battery pack.  I traced the jar lid onto some red white candy stripe paper and cut it out.  I stuck the candy stripe circle into the mason jar ring.  Next, I used glue dots to attach ribbon around the ring, and then attach the bow.  I also put a poinsettia flower on the top of the lid and an ornament embellishment/stick on the ribbon.  I tightened the lid onto the jar and my little scene for my mom was complete.


 

My second little project is a gift card holder for my godson.  I purchased the Santa Card Accents and the Slider box from Pinecone Express Designs.  I assembled the box and  cut out the accent backgrounds.  I glued them to the slider card.  I fussy cut out Santa and pop dotted him onto the top of the box.   I stapled ribbon on to each section which pulls out.  Now, all I have to do is attach the gift card to one end and sign the other end. 








 I apologize for my photos being sideways, but I cant seem to get them to load the correct way.  Your next stop is Lisa F.  Thanks for stopping by and see you tomorrow!!
1. Lisa Pontious ~ http://honeybearzdesigns2011.blogspot.com
Guest Designers: 

Julie Warren-http://www.juliescreativepieces.blogspot.com/

2. Madge ~ http://www.thescrappinlounge.com/blog
3. Ashley W ~ http://marinewifesscrappinlife.blogspot.com
4. Sandy Hentzel~ http://scrapbookblessingsclub.com
5. Elizabeth Jeanne ~ http://CraftsByHappyStamper.com
6. Angela ~ www.crazy3monkeys.blogspot.com
7. Alicia ~ www.goldengoddessdesigns.blogspot.com
8. Miranda ~ www.nanasscrapspot.com
9. Daphne ~ http://craftyscrapsofstuff.blogspot.com
10. Rhonda ~ craftingwithblue.blogspot.com
11. Charmagne - http://www.sanurascraps.blogspot.com
12. Robin - http://create-a-latte.blogspot.com/
13. Barbara-http://barbarab3.blogspot.com/
14. Lisa F ~ http://lisaslittlerascals.blogspot.com/
15. Sharondalyn~Http://www.clippingsbysharondalyn.blogspot.com
16. Jessi http://www.mylifeinartsncrafts.co
17. Heather Http://www.paper-junkie.blogspot.com

24 comments:

Honeybearz Designs said...

Beautiful mason jar. That is such a wonderful gift for your mother. The Santa on your gift card holder is fabulous. I can't wait to see what wonderful projects you create each day. Thank you so much for joining in the hop I really appreciate it.

Wunder's Crafty World said...

Stunning mason jar!! I love this Santa scene you created ~ I'm sure she is going to love it!! Your gift card holder is beautiful as well! Thanks for sharing!!

Angela Corcoran said...

I love your mason jar!!! all the details are fantastic!

Crafter said...

Love your projects!

Golden Goddess Designs said...

this is just awesome! what a neat idea!!

way to go!

Alicia

Mary Holshouser said...

Love the jar. I was going to do something like that but
I'm not sure I'm going to have the time - seems like the
months are flying by too fast.
The gift card is cute.
thanks for sharing.

Migdalia said...

Such beautiful projects! I really adore the mason jar!
Have a blessed day,
Migdalia
*Crafting With Creative M*

Dottie Stuart said...

What a cute Idea! I need to make some of these with the jar lids that i can't use anymore.. I hate throwing things away. But this will put them to good use. Thanks Again.

Miranda said...

So pretty! I love this idea!!!!

Madge Gillen said...

What an adorable idea! I am sure that your mom and everyone else will enjoy this cute project!!! Great Job!! I love that you gave instructions on how you created this super fun jar! Loves- Madge

Ladybug said...

Your mason jar is super cute! :-) Love your cardholder, too! TFS! :-)

Marji Franklin said...

OK, that's really cool!

Jennifer Earley said...

Super cute!

nadia Crafter said...

That jar is amazing...I love that it is a party inside...I have only been seeing the glitter or paint on the outside. The foil really helps create a scene. Also what a fun slider card, he will love it.

mamawcindy said...

Love your projects, I have been wanting to make a Christmas project with a Mason Jar. Thanks for Sharing!

Rhonda Helm said...

gorgeous. your mom in godson is going to love them.

Daphne/Scrapsofstuff said...

Neat mason jar project. Your card is very cute. Got to love Santa! TFS.

Heidi said...

How fun! I've never seen a mason jar one before. How creative! May have to "sneak" this idea from you! LOL. TFS!

Creative Crafting Designs said...

Oh that's cool, very creative.
Happy Crafting!
Creative Crafting Designs

Theresa Knopf said...

Cute projects.

Jennifer Earley said...

Wonderful mason jar! Love the gift card too! Great Santa.

Lisa Frederick said...

I love PE's slider cards! and your globe is pretty cool, too! It's great hopping with you!

Sarah Biswabic said...

Your Jar is so cute! Your Mom will love it!

Theresa Knopf said...

Cute!