Around the World on Wednesday Blog Hop - The World Around Us




Hello and welcome everyone to our monthly Around the World on Wednesday blog hop! Today we are showcasing our projects with the theme - the world around us. 

For me the last few weeks have been all about Christmas holiday planning and preparation so I am sharing with you some of the projects I have been working on - some are still very much hush, hush but these ones I can show you now :)

I love the Poinsettia bundle so very much and have been using it for heaps of my class projects for cards, 3D items and home decor. 







And I love these slim line cards that are very popular at the moment so I was keen to try one for myself. Super, super easy - I cut my cardstock in a 8" x 8" square then scored it down the middle. This way it fits into  standard DL envelope (for those of us in Australia/NZ at least!) I randomly stamped the poinsettia stamp over a piece of whisper white cardstock then die cut 3 stitched squares trying to get a random assortment of the stamped image to make the card look less uniform. I I also stamped the card base with the same image. I then coloured them with blends markers. 




I also made a wooden ornament to hang on the Christmas Tree. I found these wood slices about 18 months ago - I *think* it was on Ebay. I simply made a poinsettia flower, added some sprigs and a liberal dose of Wink of Stella then glued it to the wooden slice. I then added a red ribbon hanger. 

I cannot wait to see how everyone else interpreted this challenge, I sure had fun with it! 

Click on the image below to head over to Danielle's blog and continue the blog hop. 






Angela Meiritz-Reid - NZ

Rochelle Laird-Smith - AU

Cazz Boylan - AU

Cheryll Miller - AU

Satomi Wellard - JP

Melissa Gifford - AU

Danielle Kassing - NL

Ximena Morales - DE

Aurélie Fabre - FR

Tina Zinck - CA

Annette Ball - CA

Angie McKenzie - US

Mary Deatherage - US

Shel Anderson - CA

Chris Smith - US

Anne Marie Hile - US

Brenda Nelson - CA

Tricia Butts - US

Elaine de Montmorency - CA

Sharon Hashimoto Burkert - US

Teri West - US

Cheryl Hamilton - US

 

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13 comments:

  1. Beautiful card, Melissa, and I LOVE your ornament!

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  2. Gorgeous project, Melissa! What a great idea for an ornament, too! TFS

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    1. thanks, I hope to make more between now and Christmas!

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  3. Love poinsettia slim line card and an ornament. Great set!

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  4. Fabulous projects, Melissa! Those little ornaments are great!

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  5. Pretty card and ornament. I have some of those wood slices and am inspired to make some ornaments!

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  6. Love your card and ornament Melissa, such a pretty idea x

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  7. Beautiful card and ornament designs with this bundle. I love your wonderful coloring and the detail on the ornament is amazing.

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