December 26, 2011

Decoupaged Cutting Boards

These lovely Cutting Boards were created by Mary Oliver and submitted via my Facebook page!

Mary used several of my Christmas Graphics to create these. She purchased Glass cutting boards from The Dollar Store, removed the rubber feet and decoupaged the images onto the back.  You could really make them for any Season or occasion (Like New Years Eve!), these would make great Hostess Gifts, or nice as Hot Plates or Place mats too!

December 20, 2011

Amaryllis Cookie Tin

This beautiful Amaryllis Cookie Tin was created by Dinah Corley from Dinah's Gourmet Gifts! Dinah recycled an old tin by painting it and adding the Amaryllis Botanical Image to the top. She actually magnetized it so that it can be removed and the tin can be reused for another holiday! You can find all the details on her site. Also, if you need a fabulous recipe to fill this with, be sure and check out Dinah's Very Easy Raspberry Truffles Recipe! What a great gift this would be for the holidays!!

December 17, 2011

Christmas Project & Printable - Angel Ornaments

Well, I finally found a little free time to actually make a project! These Glittery Snowflake Angel Ornaments are super easy to make and frugal too!!

Click HERE for the Full Size Printable PDF to use in this project

Supply List:

1) Plastic Snowflakes Ornaments (I got mine at the Dollar Store)

2)Glass Glitter (or your favorite kid friendly glitter if you're making these with kids.)

3)Blue School Glue Gel

4)Hot Glue Gun

5)Spray Sealer to waterproof your printed Angels. ( I like Krylon UV Resistant Clear -Matte)

First stop was the Dollar Store, where I found these glittered plastic Snowflakes for only $1!

Now you could leave the snowflakes the way they are, since they are already glittered, but I am a German Glass Glitter nut, I can never get enough of the stuff! It really gives these cheap snowflakes a much richer, old world look. And it will tarnish over the years, so they'll look super old eventually! I brushed on some blue School Glue Gel (this stuff really grabs the glass glitter, so you'll have minimal glitter shedding!), and them dipped them in a tray full of glitter to coat.

Here's the side by side of the before and after... it really does make a big difference!

The next thing I did was cut out my Angel images from the printable. (If your printer doesn't use waterproof ink, spray the print out with some Sealer first, to set the ink. ) After that you can add some glitter to the Angels, along the edges, and any where else you like. When dry, hot glue the Angels to the front of the Snowflakes.

Easy peasy right?!! You could also add a pretty ribbon in place of the hanger, if you wanted to go a step further. I hope you liked this project! For more crafts using Dollar Store materials check out Dollar Store Crafts!

I'm linking this one up to:

Weekend Wrap Up Party at Tatertots and Jello

Transformation Thursday at The Shabby Chic Cottage

Met Monday at Between Naps on the Porch

Frugal Friday at The Shabby Nest

Made by you Monday at Skip to My Lou

Get Your Craft On Tuesday at Today's Creative Blog

December 15, 2011

Cute Christmas Advent Calendar

This super cute Advent Calendar was created by Jennifer at My Warrior Kids! How smart is she?!! Jennifer used a plastic organizer that she bought at Michael's Crafts and a number of my Christmas Images, to make this adorable 24 day Calendar. So cute!! She has full instructions, with photos, on her blog so make sure you check it out!

December 9, 2011

Charming Glass Lantern - Christmas

This adorable Glass Lantern was created by Lizzy Pe and posted to my Facebook page! I just love this, wouldn't these look great clustered on a Mantle, or going up a Staircase?!!! Lizzy you used the Snow Angel Boy Graphic for this charming piece. I believe she decoupaged or Mod Podged the image to the front of the Jar.

December 5, 2011

Christmas Garland Advent Calendar

This beautiful Christmas Garland Advent Calendar was created by my friend Marian at Miss Mustard Seed! Marian created this project for

She used a number of my Vintage Christmas Graphics to put this gorgeous project together and printed them right onto the Fabric. Doesn't it look fabulous on her Christmas Tree?!! Make sure you check out Marian's site, if you don't already know about it, you are in for a real treat! (The Full Tutorial can be found on HGTV's website)

December 2, 2011

Pretty Pastel Christmas Card

This dreamy looking Handmade Card, comes from MS- Chabi Blog! I love the pastel colors used here!! She used the Pen Flourishing with Deer Image for this lovely piece. I think the mini bunting at the top is just darling!

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