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Friday, November 30, 2018

5 Days of Christmas with My Creative Time...Day Five!!

Hello & welcome to our "5" Days of Christmas"! This week we will be sharing w/you LOTS of last minute Christmas ideas, such as cards, tags, treat holders, gift card holders & what ever else comes to mind that will help YOU get your creative juices flowing for the holiday! There will be a giveaway each day & a winner will be announced each day! Example, winner of Monday will be announced on Tuesday, winner of Tuesday will be announced on Wednesday.....and so on! All you have to do is leave your comments on each stop for a chance to win a $15 Gift Card to the My Creative Time store!
ALSO, in addition to the $15 Gift Card that will be given away each day, Emma has a special prize that she will be giving away on Friday! It’s a few of her favorite things from 2018! I hope we ALL inspire you this week!
Today, we are going to surprise you with different ideas!!  I made for you today, three paper ornaments!  I actually love making ornaments for my tree.  While I love seeing big, beautiful trees with all the large, sparkly ornaments, I cannot justify spending a lot of money on Christmas ornaments for these reasons: 1. I am a klutz. 2. They are glass. 3. They will break. 4. I have two cats that like to bat things around. 

Every year, I try to make a few paper ornaments for my tree. These are fun, can be as fancy as you want, don't break and are easy to store!!  


I made these using the Bunch of Stitched Doily Dies for the base of the ornament. Then used various stamps and dies to decorate them.


I used the Number Fun Dies & Add Ons Set for the "25", the Hot Chocolate Season Stamp and Die set for the mugs and candy canes as well as the More Stitched Edges Dies to create hills and ledges!  The Doily dies are perfect for ornaments as they provide a place to loop the twine!  I do back each ornament with a second die cut for stability.


What's nice about a project like this is that you don't have to worry about filling up an entire card front!  It's a small area so you can use your smaller stamps and dies, as well!!  Also, a lot of the fun is in adding the details like sequins, glitter and shine.

I really hope you are inspired to try making some paper ornaments!!  Now onto the super fun giveaway for today!!!

***GIVEAWAY*** Don’t forget to leave your comments on all of our blogs for a chance to win a $15 gift card to the My Creative Time store AND for a chance to win this prize pkg from Emma! These are a few of her favorite things from 2018!

GOOD LUCK, FRIENDS!!

Thank you so much for hanging out with us this week!  I hope you enjoyed our posts and found some Holiday Inspiration!!

Laurie




19 comments:

  1. These are all so pretty! I am busy making Harry Potter themed ornaments for our tree!
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  2. What a cute idea to make them into ornaments! They'd also be perfect for tags too! Totally love this idea and I like that they won't break! tehehehe, Your Hot Chocolate ornament is my FAV!! Have a wonderful weekend!

    Theresa
    cardaddict69 at hotmail dot com

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  3. I love the idea of little tags for ornaments,very creative! super cute projects!

    debbiehauxhurst@gmail.com

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  4. LOVE the hot chocolate ornament, I think it's the color that grabs me the most.
    gail.noll@comcast.net

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  5. Love love your ornaments. Great use of the tags ❤️

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  6. A lovely trio of ornaments that would also be delightful as tags to dress up gifts! The hot chocolate one, especially, catches me eye...so very sweet!
    ~carol (cmayne@shaw.ca)

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  7. Love these adorable ornaments! The pretty doily die is just perfect for the bases!
    deniseb777ATgmailDOTcom

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  8. OMG, these are all so very sweet ... literally! lol Well, maybe not the '25' literally. But super cute for sure! Really adore the coffee mugs.
    rebyah1 @ gmail.com

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  9. Your ornaments are adorable, I love them! They would look so cute on a tree.

    Leslie
    cascrapper at gmail dot com

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  10. Love your beautiful ornaments! They are so cute! Thank you so much for all the wonderful inspiration this week! You are amazing! lindagk23ataoldotcom

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  11. OMG Miss Laurie Your Tags are Adorable and Precious!! Loving all the sweet ways you used all those tiny images...Outstanding Coloring job too!! Loving the twine and all your layers!! You so did a Super Incredible Creative job!! YOU so ROCK!!

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  12. What a great idea for unbreakable ornaments! My brother's cat has broken so many of my mom's ornaments and this is a good way to put an end to that! Thanks for the idea. ashcraft_susan@yahoo.com

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  13. these are gorgeous tags!!!! so pretty!!! jeanmheming@aol.com

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  14. I love the use of the doilies for ornaments! I really like your choices on elements to decorate them. My favorite is the Hot Chocolate...beautiful job.
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  15. Very cute ornaments. My fave is the one with the hot chocolate.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  16. Your ornaments look
    so cute and festive.
    Carla from Utah

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  17. These are such delightful projects!

    kirstyvittetoe123@gmail.com

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  18. Another day of beautiful Christmas inspiration! Love these!
    amyleighhh92@gmail.com

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