Our hop begins Lynne aka Her Craftiness which may be found at http://slasewcraftiness.blogspot.com/. The entire line-up is available just in case you get bogged down with all the holidaze and craziness with decorating, shopping, wrapping, and getting ready for Santa and I know you won’t want to miss a single stop along the way! I know you wouldn't want to miss any of the cards, lay-outs and super creativity of the marvelous Calendar Girls:
Lynne ~ http://slasewcraftiness.blogspot.com/
Edwina ~ http://edwinascreations.blogspot.com/ you are here
Sandy ~ http://aworkingmomsjoy.blogspot.com
Laura - http://www.lauraleesdream.blogspot.com
Jearise ~ http://lorbysworld.blogspot.com
The Blog Candy being offered this month is a machine-embroidered angel which can be used as a bookmark or an early start to decorate your Christmas Tree!!!! Winner gets to chose the color of her angel from pink, white, ivory, or gold.
Write a Friend Month
December, 2013 Daily Holidays, Special and Wacky Days:
1 Eat a Red Apple Day
4 Santas' List Day -we hope you are on the "Nice" list ~ Jearise
5 Bathtub Party Day ~ Sandy
6 St. Nicholas Day - Lynne
6 Mitten Tree Day - Lynne
7 Pearl Harbor Day
8 International Children's Day
8 National Brownie Day ~ Jearise
9 Christmas Card Day ~ Sandy
12 Poinsettia Day ~ Edwina, Laura,
18 Bake Cookies Day- Edwina
19 Look for an Evergreen Day
20 Go Caroling Day
21 Humbug Day
21 National Flashlight Day ~ Sandy
21 Look on the Bright Side Day
23 Festivus -
24 National Chocolate Day
25 Christmas Day -Laura, Sandy
26 Boxing Day
27 Make Cut Out Snowflakes Day ~ Sandy
28 Card Playing Day
31 New Year's Eve
National Poinsettia day is December 12th. I made 3 items for this day. A tag, card, and 6" x 6" scrapbook layout.
The tag is 4 1/4' x 2 1/4"
The Poinsettia digi is by Imagine That on all 3 projects. You can find it here https://www.imaginethatdigistamp.com/ .
The tag was cut by hand. The ribbon is by The American Ribbon Company. The vine is done using Green Metallic Gelly Roll pen.
The card: I used a Darice embossing folder called Seasonal 3 pack. I then colored the holly with Green Metallic Gelly Roll pen and the berries with Clear Stardust Gelly Roll pen. The vine was drawn with Green Metallic Gelly Roll pen. The papers are by Recollections- red, green, white card base, Georgia Pacific- white for digis.
Scrapbook layout: The doily was made using a Martha Steward Doily Maker. I hand cut out the red plaid and white circles for where the photo goes. The faux stitching was done using Green Stardust Gelly Roll pen. The papers are by Recollections- green, Georgia Pacific- white, the plaid was in my scraps.
National Bake a Cookie Day is December 18th.http://www.brokenboxstock.com/ .
Copics used are E000, E00, E01, E02- skin, E33, E37, E95- hair, E04- lips, RV10, RV13- shirt, B21, B23, B26, B28- bowl, plate, Oven mitt, BG000, BG01, BG05, R29- canisters, E000, E00, E01- icing bag, Y000- cookies on pan, C00, C1, C3, C5- pan, RV02, RV04, RV06- icing, R24, E31, E00- rolling pin, R29- spatula, RV000- wall, Y0000, Y000- dough, E41, E43, E44, E47- table.
Gelly Roll pens used are Rose Stardust, Green Stardust, Orange Stardust, Blue Stardust, Silver Metallic, Clear Stardust.
The ribbon is by Celebrate It Christmas Collection.
The button was in my stash of old buttons.
The sentiment is pop dotted up.
The papers are by Recollections- deep pink, pink, light pink, print, Bazzill- blue, Georgia Pacific- white.
The card is 5" x 6 1/2".
Thanks for hopping with us. The next stop on the hop is Sandy Have a wonderful day. Edwina