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.

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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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Challenges

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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