Monday, November 29, 2010

Jingle Bells...

Hi there! It's Monday and that means back to work for me, but not the rest of my family...the kids are off school (for the first day of hunting season...believe it or not!) and dh is working from home today.

So, are you ready for a fun challenge? I'm the hostess at The Shabby Tea Room this week and I am challenging you to "Get Into Shape" - by using anything but a square or rectangle that is! Yep, NO SQUARES OR RECTANGLES! Our fabulous sponsor is JustRite Stampers this week and you will definitely want to play along for a great prize!

For my project this week, I chose to make an ornament shaped tag using the Spellbinders 2010 Heirloom Ornaments dies. I started by cutting the largest size in a burgandy cardstock and topped it with a BoBunny script paper in the next smallest size. The edges are inked with Memento Rich Cocoa. I colored my JustRite image from the Sparky and Friends Cling set with Copics and cut it out, mounted it on green cardstock, cut it out again and popped it up on pop dots. There is so much dimension on my image...I used Diamond Stickles for the cuff and hat pom-poms and I used dimensional snow paint on the trees and foreground. I love that stuff!

Peeking out from behind is a big snowflake using the Our Daily Bread Designs snowflake die set and a felt snowflake on top. The sentiment is from the same JustRite set as the image and is stamped with Memento Rich Cocoa on a piece of white cut from the smaller ODBD snowflake die and backed with a piece of aqua cut with the same die. A sweet little bow and a tiny button make this little ornament shape ready to use as a tag, attached to the front of a card base or as an ornament by adding a hanger.

Be sure to stop by the other Shabby Girls' blogs to see what they have created for you!

Debbie Marcinkiewicz - {TSTR Creator} - Simple Treasures
Cathy Clark-Santie - Papier Girl
Lisa Golzbein - Oh So Cute By Lisa
Nicole Segnere - My Craft Room Creations
Clare Buswell - Clare's Creations

Crazy 4 Challenges #65 - Script paper
Just Us Girls #61 - 3-D Embellishment
Crafty Creations #95 - Christmas is Coming
Really Reasonable Ribbon #12 - Christmas
Meljen's Challenge #35 - Buttons and Bows
Sweet Stampin' Challenge #54 - Buttons and Bows
Create: Blog Spotting - Christmas with Buttons
Simon Says Stamp - Let It Snow
Top Tip #11 - Layers
Our Creative Corner - Tag You're It
Flourishes Christmas Spirit #7 - Gift Tag

Thanks for stopping by!


  1. What a GOR-JUS tag, Pattie! I love that die and the rich, elegant colors you used ... fabby, girlie :)

  2. Pattie, this is absolutely STUNNING girl!! WOWZER!! I love your coloring and your shaped ornament!! COOL!

  3. Perfect shape for a christmas card! Your snow family are so jolly and happy together - love your colour mix! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Creations this week! bx

  4. Beautiful tag Pattie! Thanks so much for joining our Really Reasonable Ribbon challenge.

  5. Beautifully decorated ornament Pattie!!! Your snowman image rocks and is colored to perfection!!!

    Thanks so much for joining Just Us Girls this week!

  6. This is just beautiful sweetie, love those snow people!
    Thank you for joining us this week at
    Hope to see you real soon.

  7. This is simply adorable! I love the shape, the cute image, your color selection!

    Thank you for joining the Buttons & Bows challenge at Meljen’s Designs.


  8. This is really cute and unique!!

  9. Gorgeous ornament tag Pattie! You did an amazing job coloring the snow family!

  10. OMG this is so gorgeous, what a fabulous die cut and your image is just perfect and colored so beautifully.

  11. This is so pretty!!! I love the shape! Thanks for sharing with us at Meljen's Designs!!!

  12. Pattie, this is SOOO gorgeous!! LOVE how you used Sparky and Friends -- your shaped card is stunning!

  13. LOve Love this ... Cute image love the colors...Perfect shaped card!!

  14. Oh this is stunning! absolutely gorgeous! thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp, hugs, Jane xxx

  15. WOW, this is just stunning!! I hope you hung this on your tree. If not, I'm sure there's a lovely little spot on my tree that it can hang on!! LOL :)

  16. What a beauty! Thank you for joining in with us at Sweet Stampin this week! Warmest wishes, Lesley

  17. Pattie! Holy cow! This is AMAZING! I LOVE that your card IS pretty much the 3-D holiday embellishment! How absolutely clever in design, and I love the snowmen and 3-D holiday snowflakes ♥ AWESOME work :]

    Thanks for playing along with Just Us Girls this week!

  18. This is gorgeous Pattie, I love the snowmen huddled together. Thanks for taking part in this weeks Sweet Stampin Challenge!

  19. what a fantastic card. I love the shape and everything. Thank you for joining the Buttons & Bows challenge at Meljen’s Designs


  20. Pattie, this is just gorgeous. Congrats on your Featured Stamper at OCC! Well-deserved!


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