2017 – Christmas tags all year long – August

Hi Everyone,  just sharing the Christmas tags I made for August for Myra’s Challenge.  Her yt channel is – https://www.youtube.com/user/craftyrats/videos.   I started decorating them on the edge with bead and bling trim, but I didn’t like the way it looked so I decided to go around the edge with my gold leafing pen,  added some bling decoration along with tiny red bows.  I cut several layers to make them sturdy.   Hope you like.


2017 Christmas Tags all year long (July)

Hello everyone,  hope all is well.  Here are my Christmas tags for the month of July.  This challenge is hosted by Myra – yt – https://www.youtube.com/user/craftyrats/videos.  This set of tags are shaker tags.  These took a lot more time since I cut the circles for each of these several times. They were still fun to do.

Birthday shaker cards

Here are the birthday cards I made for my children and my son -in – law.  The original  ideal came from  Nursetara04 on youtube – https://www.youtube.com/user/NurseTara04/videos     This set I changed up a little by adding a small gusset at the top and I used two layers of the silly winks 3mm foam glued together instead of the foam tape.  Thanks for the inspiration Tara.

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Shaker/envelope card

Next was inspired from Nursetara04 – youtube.  She does wonderful tutorials –https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SalS8l_67GY&nohtml5=False, check out her channel.  I had to mail a package and I needed to make a card, after watching Tara’s video I knew I would have to attempt this card.  Even though I think I add too many sequins it still turned out cute.  Plan to make more.

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I also entered a couple of challenges.  I told you I have been a busy little bee.  The first challenge was for Irene Brazil (craftyirina) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC17xpvr1f4N7RaK1cr39TWA

It was for the flip books,  this was the second one I had made but the first one I had sent to anyone.

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Next was a  card for a birthday and you tube anniversary for Natalie (putsomeblingonit) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4rGQKOMogLqCvU8UXvlIFA

But you will have to check out her channel cause apparently I had to many irons in the fire and forgot to take the picture. oops.

Next up was for Diana (sparemarbles) – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPWfa5GHJjK3B-c-aFHpUxA for her birthday she wanted us to do an all black lace book page.  This was challenging but so much fun.  The pictures are clearer on her channel.

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Gifts and Cards I made for my kids and grandkids

This was a lot of fun and I enjoyed doing it all,but it is something else getting it in a box and packed so that it doesn’t get broken no matter how much the post office throws the box around.  A lot of these items were inspired by several youtube ladies. The tree cards were inspired by Jill Norwood  “https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVZg9qaeOzQ“,

the sequined gift card holders were inspired by NurseTara04 “https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMYoHvnU7jM“.  The eos explosion gift box was inspired by Christy -Twinz4me2, “https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zE3rH7xokVM“.  The Russian Friendship Tea recipe came from Maymay “https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-TAHyTQoYGE“. Last year my niece shared the candy sleigh ideas with us Very talented and inspiring ladies.  Thank you all for the inspiration.

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