Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Christmas Crafting and Freebies!!

Hello Friends!

Oh, my, my!! Has it really been a MONTH since I've posted? :O

Well, it is that time of year when we are pulled in all directions.
I have had lots of crafty projects, which I'd love to share with you.
I knew once December came all I'd want to do is bake cookies
and shop ;) ...oh, yeah, and eat the cookies.
So I revved my engines and did my creating in November. Whew!

First up is this cute little box filled with handmade tags for my Paper Soiree group.

and here are the tags:
For our make and take we made these little bags and origami trees
to embellish the bags:

Here are my samples:

I really wish I had a template to give you, but I don't.
I do have a link to the origami tree video, which you can see here.
You could add them to any bag, it is easy to adjust the size.
They're so cute on cards. 

Wendy of BlissAngels had a Christmas Cake Box swap,
and if you have been following this blog,
you know I love me my cake boxes :)
And she happened to be my partner!
Now I know that Wendy loves her fairies, so I made her a
SugarPlum Fairy:

 I do have several other projects to show you,
but I think I'll save them to provide the impetus for me
to post later this week :)

Now I shall shower you with images for your own
Christmas crafting:

Click to enlarge, right click and save!
Lots of links to lovely pinks at Pink Saturday.
You will find links to lovely teacups at Martha's Favorites and Artful Affirmations!
For links to lovely, shabby, chippy whites, stop by White Wednesday!
Lovely, feminine things at Pearls and Lace Thursday!
Lovely, cottagey links at Feathered Next Friday!
Party on at a very pinteresting party at Tutus and Tea Parties!
And for all things lovely and vintage, visit Knick of Time!
♥♥♥Thank you so much for visiting and for all your lovely comments!! ♥♥♥
Have a great weekend!



Patty (Patty's Pretty Things) said...

Hi Lorraine
Well, if you haven't posted in a month, it was surely worth the wait! What a beautiful post. I love your art. It is so inspiring and beautiful. Please keep giving us more eye candy. I love the cake boxes. Hope your holidays are happy!

Ann said...

too lovely for words!!!!
loved every photo!

Creative Wings Boutique said...

that is a sweet cake....thanks for the tree idea Lorraine...I love it.

Susan said...

Love it all!!! I love blogging because there are so many wonderful ideas!

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Love the tags you made, Lorraine, and the box you made to hold them in!

bohemiannie! art said...

It's ALL good! I love every photo more than the next one. Awesome little origami trees!

Jody and Stan said...

Everything is so inspiring. I can't wait to try and make some things. Your tags are so beautiful, so creative.
New follower.


Francie...The Scented Cottage Studio said...

DONE in NOVEMBER??????? oh my. I am always doing right up until ...
Your cake box is delightful. Happy Pink !

Marti McClure said...

Hi Lorraine, nice post! I love your new holiday blog header. Happy Pink Saturday and Happy Holidays too! ~Marti

Pink Roses and Teacups said...

Hi Lorraine,

Nice to meet you! Thanks for coming by to visit. I love your tags! Merry Christmas!


Chubskulit Rose said...

So creative!

My PINK Candelabra
Hope you'd come and see. Have a blessed Sunday!

Meeha Meeha said...

Such a wonderful post, Lorraine, the origami trees are lovely!

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

That cake box! Be still my heart!

Your tags are amazing too.

Be merry and bright!

Michele said...

gorgeous creations! thanks for the freebies! happy christmas! xo


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