Friday, December 7, 2007

Happy Holidays!

It's that time and we've got big plans for this little challenge site for 2008. In preparation for those changes, we're taking a little break until after Christmas.

However, Melissa just secured us a bunch of fabulous sponsors and we don't want anyone missing out on prizes. What fun are the holiday's with no gifts??
Instead of our normal schedule of lifting Famers, we are inviting all of you to link us to your holiday creations. We aren't limiting it to just scrapbook pages, either. Home decor, ornaments, paintings, art journals, Christmas cards, a picture of your front yard in all of it's Griswald glory is even okay with us! We figured that's what everyone wants to be creating in the next few weeks anyways, so why not win a prize for it?

We will stick to our regular schedule as far as prizes are concerned, so link your projects here by December 17 for a chance at our first prize from Scrap Addict!


Our projects:

Chrissy: not your average Advent Calendar. I didn't want a store bought one, so I turned 25 ordinary match boxes into advent ornaments.

Corey:Collaged ornaments or fancy tags! These are wood ornaments from Michaels. .25 cents I think. Just use your scrap paper and mod podge to collage. Add some glitter and ribbon and ta-da! Hang it on your tree or pesonalize it as a tag for a special gift.

Kim: A mini inspired by Ali Edwards! So much fun! I made the mini in advance (have the design and the painting and the numbers and journalling spots all ready) so all I have to do is enjoy my day, take pictures, pick the best one and journal for the day! Voila!




Melissa: Noel Wreath. I took a Target Dollar Spot wreath, some letters, and a length of fabric and made this wreath to adron my wall.



Melanie: I got the idea from Virginia's blog I bought calendars from the dollar spot at Target. My husband usually writes his overtime hours on the tiniest scraps of paper and then shoves them in his pocket. When I do the laundry I find myself clutching miscellaneous crumbled flakes of paper as I clean out the dryer and after I realize I didn't check his pockets! So I decided to alter a calendar for him to use. This project was a little trickier than I first thought it might be as I'd never created anything for him like this before and all the flowered pink embellishments weren't going to cut this time around! So I had to go with something plain and something he wouldn't be embarrassed to pull out around his co workers!







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29 comments:

Lis said...

What a cool challenge!!

Here is a link to a felt santa I made..

http://lifeinsegments.blogspot.com/2007/12/counting-down-days.html

and this is a link to a mini album i made about christmas traditions..

http://lifeinsegments.blogspot.com/2007/12/tis-season.html

Greta said...

mine are on my blog at
www.meocracy.blogspot.com in the latest post...

my poor pitiful tree is begging to be redone...LOL

Jennifer said...

I made a Christmas collage of papers, embellishments, etc. Very ala Ali Edwards inspired.

http://jennifermartinovici.typepad.com

Marti said...

Here's the cover for a recipe album I'm working on.

http://scrapbookplayground.com/pp331/showphoto.php?photo=23766

Plus a side view:

http://scrapbookplayground.com/pp331/showphoto.php?photo=23767

Anne Marie said...

I made a new Christmas Organizer, and at the same link you can see the Christmas organizer purse I made last year! http://www.flickr.com/photos/16898305@N03/sets/72157602810605122/

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ScrapFairy said...

Here is a button tree that I made.
http://www.scrapinstyletv.com/portfolio/view_layout.php?layout_id=50094&user_id=2289

An advent calendar, I actually made two of these. I made one for my sister who lives in HI. She just had a baby so she really didn't have the time.
http://dhgruber.blogspot.com/
2007/12/advent-calendar.html

And this is a layout I did of my 2 yo.
http://www.scrapinstyletv.com/portfolio/view_layout.php?layout_id=52010&user_id=2289

TFL

-karen (akaliz) said...

these little buggers were fun:

http://polkadotsandlinedpaper.blogspot.com/2007/12/unpubbed-christmas-challenge.html

here are some gifts i made as well (day planners)
http://polkadotsandlinedpaper.blogspot.com/2007/12/finally.html

thanks, ladies for a fun almost year of challenges! have a great Christmas!

Cheryl Wray said...

How FUN!!! i will definitely take some pics of some of my creations!!! LOVE all of yours--especially those Advent matchboxes!!! :-)

Sabrina said...

well, i would have made cool decorations or something. i wanted to make an advent calendar... but time escaped me, and with my schedule as bizarre as it is, well, Santa has already been to our house. Wanna see?

http://www.xanga.com/SabrinaandTim

joscelyne cutchens said...

here are all of my Christmas items from my blog:
an advent calendar, ornaments, 2 layouts from last year, hanging ornaments...
http://www.cutchens.com/joscelyneblog/labels/Christmas.html

a.l. clark said...

I made some altered words for the holiday season.

http://towerbridgestudio.blogspot.com/2007/11/altered-holiday-words.html

Gina said...

Here are some ornaments I made from little wooden blocks,pp, and photos. I put them on ornament spinners, to get the full view and the sparkle from the crystals.
TFL
http://www.flickr.com/photos/9142191@N03/2099810474/




http://www.flickr.com/photos/9142191@N03/2099810474/

Erica Hettwer said...

Here's a couple of Christmas ornaments I made for one of my little trees.

Great challenge!! :D

http://ericasdoingsomethingelse.blogspot.com/2007/12/homemade-christmas-ornaments.html

Erica
~melegs
:D

Deanne said...

Hi!
Here are some projects I've done since Dec started:

http://a-scrapaddict.blogspot.com/2007/12/happy-december-11th.html

http://a-scrapaddict.blogspot.com/2007/12/happy-december-10th.html

http://a-scrapaddict.blogspot.com/2007/12/happy-december-9th.html

http://a-scrapaddict.blogspot.com/2007/12/happy-december-8th.html

http://a-scrapaddict.blogspot.com/2007/12/happy-december-5th.html

http://a-scrapaddict.blogspot.com/2007/12/happy-december-3rd.html

sunnymommie said...

here is mine:

http://mylovelydeaffamily.blogspot.com/

I need to finish my another project... I will post in my blog, when i done.... thanks for fun challege!

Gillian said...

Ooh, fun challenge! And easy since I've already made so many Christmas projects :) hehe

http://www.scrapinstyletv.com/portfolio/view_layout.php?layout_id=54169

http://www.scrapinstyletv.com/portfolio/view_layout.php?layout_id=54077

Happy Holidays!

Misty said...

Cool projects! Here's what I've been up to.
Journaling cards - http://www.scrapinstyletv.com/portfolio/view_layout.php?layout_id=54183&user_id=321
Advent calendar - http://www.scrapinstyletv.com/portfolio/view_layout.php?layout_id=54182&user_id=321
Some crafty decor - http://www.scrapinstyletv.com/portfolio/view_layout.php?layout_id=54181&user_id=321
and some wall hangings - http://www.scrapinstyletv.com/portfolio/view_layout.php?layout_id=54179&user_id=321
TFL!

Katey said...

here is mine :

http://mylovelydeaffamily.blogspot.com/

karlynn said...

this link shows a photo of my advent calendar that I did for our daughter.....every box has a couplon in it!! TFL!!!
http://karlynn-mytime.blogspot.com/

elly rainbow said...

such amazing projects!! here is mine... click

Deanne said...

Here's another project I did:

http://a-scrapaddict.blogspot.com/2007/12/happy-december-13th.html

Rock'nmama said...

Hi!!

I have some Christmas cheer. Just a couple of pics from things I made this year and traditions :)

Thanks!

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2318/2110523318_c4b53c8029.jpg

Deanne said...
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Deanne said...

Sorry, made a spelling mistake in the last post!

I've been busy crafting !!!

http://a-scrapaddict.blogspot.com/2007/12/some-more-calendars.html

http://a-scrapaddict.blogspot.com/2007/12/happy-december-15th.html

Sara said...

Layout of my favorite Christmas decorations.
http://tallyscrapper.com/scrapbook_gallery_view.php?layout_id=17441&view_page=1

Deanne said...

Some more crafts!!

http://a-scrapaddict.blogspot.com/2007/12/happy-december-16th.html

http://a-scrapaddict.blogspot.com/2007/12/happy-december-17th.html

http://a-scrapaddict.blogspot.com/2007/12/pinocchio-again-and-rak.html

Tenny said...

check out my blog: glimpseofserenity.blogspot.com
there are a few minibook pages(and more to come). and if you scroll down, you can see the ornament i made for a swap:)

Deanne said...

I did another LO today:

http://a-scrapaddict.blogspot.com/2007/12/countdown-to-1000.html