Friday, July 26, 2013

And welcome to the Christmas In July Blog Hop!
We have some VERY talented ladies here today to show off some in the spirit Christmas projects for you today! Hopefully once you see the inspiration from this amazing group of women, you will not be worrying last minute about what projects you will make this upcoming holiday!
So sit back, relax, and enjoy the hop!!
You should of arrived from Diana - blog, if not, please start HERE!!
We are SO excited to share our projects with you today, and as a little bit of added fun, we even have some prizes for you!!! Be sure to visit EVERY blog, post a comment, and follow them! That way you have a chance to win one of these prizes below:

$10 PAYPAL credit
Will be added to your paypal account for any crafty goodies you so desire
1 Smash Book Mini
I SVG of your choice from Craftin' and Stampin' Etsy Store
Welcome or should I say, " Merry Christmas"!
I'm so glad you stopped by today!
For my project I have a Christmas Banner that I made with the new Frosted Paper set from CTMH. This will be available August 1st! If you don't have a rep, check out my webstore or contact me for info! I love the frosty blues and whites... it's not the traditional colors but I always think that blue in holiday décor gives it a cool look. I used CTMH stamps to stamp Merry on the first rosette, then stamped each letter with a new Ink color on each of the other banner pieces. Tied them together with various blue ribbons and now it's ready to hang for the holidays!

I also made a gift container from CTMH. I used a new CTMH stamp and additional new ink colors so you can tell I've gone through my book and pre-ordered a lot of new items! LOL
Here's the gift container:

All ready to pack a special gift in for someone on my list!
I have blog Candy!
A CTMH stamp set- D1546 Frame Flair
It'll be perfect to get a jump on making some cute Holiday tags!
How to win? Be a follower and leave a comment please! I love the feedback! Thanks for stopping by today! The blog candy winner will be drawn on Sunday so leave a way to comment should it be your lucky day!
Inks used in projects:
Slate, Twilight, Crystal Blue, Whisper
Stamps: Classy Doily, Trinity Alpahbet
Here is the lineup if you get lost along the way!!!
Merry Christmas In July!!!
Thanks for stopping by!!!


  1. Great projects. I love the banner and enjoy making them myself.

    1. Lynnie you won the blog candy from my blog! Sorry I've been so long in picking a winner, but we were on vacation! Please send me your address so I can get this out to you. Thanks

  2. Very cute!!

  3. I love the gift container!! You did a great job with the banner too. Thanks so much for sharing. I'm a follower.
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  4. Love the banner!! Pretty papers - love the non-traditional colors!!! The gift container would be great for teachers!!

  5. These are wonderful! Love the blue color. TFS.

  6. What great projects!! Love how the banner and the gift container coordinate so beautifully together!! Happy to have been part of this hop with you :0)

  7. absolutely beautiful. I lost to soft colors! and what a great container. Glad to be on the hop with you.

  8. Janet! I LOVE the banner! The colors are so soft and make me think of snow!!! I also love the container!!! BEAUTIFUL!!!

    Thanks for taking part in the Christmas in July Hop!!

    Crafty Hugs,


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