Sunday, November 28, 2010

Warm Hugs and Cocoa Wishes

Hi there - I can't believe how time flies. It's already time for another Creative Inspirations Blog Challenge. This time, our theme is Christmas Gift and we have two wonderful sponsors...Papercupcake Stamps and Fantastic Ribbons!

My stampy friend Janice let me stamp some of her images from her collection last week and this is one of them. It's called Hug in a Mug by Elisabeth Bell for Sugar Nellie. I don't think it's available any longer, but it sure is cute! She is colored with Copics and I added a touch of Diamond Stickles to her cuffs and bottom of her coat. I hadn't even realized that I colored her coat like Santa's until I had uploaded the picture to put my watermark on it...by then, it was too late and my lovely daughter told me to leave it because she thought it was cute! And so, I left it 'cause she said so!

I made this little gift bag/box by cutting two pieces of the largest size from the Spellbinders Eyelet Squares die set in brown cardstock and adding a three sided piece of folded cardstock in the center as a pouch to hold a little somethin' somethin'. Then I popped up a few layers and another eyelet square shape which is my image. The corners are dotted with Queen & co. red pearls and a pair of Basic Grey Eskimo Kisses mittens are tied on with some of Deb's Simple Treasures vintage seam binding. A couple of gems for the centers, a sweet sentiment from Sweet n Sassy Stamps and a packet of gourmet hot cocoa finishes it perfectly!

Be sure to stop on over at the Creative Inspirations Challenge blog to see what the rest of the Design Team has created using this great theme! Don't forget to join in the fun and enter your Christmas Gift too! You have two weeks to submit your project for our challenges!

Challenges:
Elisabeth Bell's World - November Project - Anything Christmas (but NOT a Card)
A Spoon Full of Sugar #131 - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations #95 - Christmas is Coming
Really Reasonable Ribbon #12 - Christmas
City Crafter Challenge #32 - My Cuppa
Just Us Girls #61 - 3-D Embellishment
Embellish Magazine Holidays Color Challenge - red, green, pink, brown
Simon Says Stamp - Let It Snow
Top Tip #11 - Layers

Thanks for stopping by!

27 comments:

  1. pattie hun as soon as I saw this I went wow the colurs and detail on this are just amazing love that image ,hugs cheryl xxxx

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  2. Oh this is gorgeous Pattie....love the warm cozy colours and the colouring of the cute image is fantastic! Hugs...X

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  3. Ooo lovely project and I WANT that edge punch!! ;)

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  4. What a fantastic project, great colors too! Thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

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  5. What a cute holiday gift bag. Thanks so much for joining our Really Reasonable Ribbon challenge.

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  6. Oh wowzer!! Pattie, this is so so gorgeous sweetie!! I love it!! Your coloring is fab!! Thanks so much for joining us over at the EBW challenge this month!! HUGS

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  7. This is SUPER CUTE! LOVE your cocoa box and the sweet little lady warming herself with a cup is adorable ♥ The 3-D mitten embellishment is the perfect finishing touch!

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  8. This is gorgeous - the colours are perfect!

    Thanks for joining us over at Top Tip Tuesday this week for our 'layers' challenge :)

    Carol x

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  9. Stunning! Just love the whole thing but the mittens are toooooo cute!!! Thanks for playing along with JUGS this week.

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  10. Ohh, this is sooo sweet! Love the little details you put in! Very cute! Thank's for joining us at EB World Challenges and good luck!

    Hugs
    Linda K

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  11. What a great idea !!! Just perfect for the chilly Canadian weather !

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  12. OH Patti what a great gift idea you have here!
    BEAUTIFUL GIFT!!!

    Thank you for joining and sharing with us at EBW challenge blog.
    hugs, Janiel

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  13. Lovely project ... thanks for joining us at CCCB

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  14. beautiful project you did here.
    beautiful image and coloring.

    greetings karin

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  15. This is so lovely!!. Thanks for joining TOP TIP TUESDAY this week.Good luck.
    xx Vee

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  16. This is just beautiful Pattie! Love the mittens and the die you used to make this lovely box! Not to emtnion how perfectly colored your image is!!! Fab job on this weeks challenge!

    Thanks so much for joining Just Us Girls this week!

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  17. This is adorable. I love your image and your coloring is perfect. Thanks so much for playing along with us at CCCB!

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  18. This could not be cuter! LOVE it soooooooo much!
    thank you for playing along at CCCB!

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  19. Gorgeous gift, love the fab image too.
    luv
    Debby

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  20. THis is adorable. I love that image! Thank you for playing with Just Us Girls this week!

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  21. Super Cute. I love that you just made your own little gift box, so creative!! I adore that image (wish I had it) and those mitten just complete the whole thing!!! LOVE IT!!!

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  22. cute! And congratulations on the My Cuppa challenge.

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  23. Well, this is totally adorable! I love the image, but the mittens are what I really love! Such a pretty little gift box! Thanks for playing with Just Us Girls!

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  24. OMGosh this is stunning! Love the shape and your coloring is great! A perfect gift.

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  25. Seriously....AMAZING! Love it so much. Thanks so much for playing along with Embellish!

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  26. Wow, what a great project! I love all the details!!! Thanks for playing along with us!

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  27. Your little gift bag is soooo gorgeous! The image is sooo cute and colored perfectly! Great job!

    Thanks so much for sharing with us at EBW challenge.

    Hugs, Kiki

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