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Friday, 6 December 2013

A gift for Christmas with Polkadoodles

Good morning folks, I hope you're all warm and safe in this awful weather. I've got a short day at work today with any luck so hopefully the weekend will start at lunch time for me yipppeeeee. This morning though we've got a new challenge starting at PolkaDoodles and we're making Christmas gifts. As always there's a fab prize for our lucky winner and my teamies have created some amazing projects so hop over to the challenge blog for all the deets.



I've made a pretty flower pin using printable canvas and one of the beautiful papers from Here Comes Christmas Cd, I loved the paper so much I printed some more off and used it to decorate a little gift box and a card. The image is also from the same cd, isn't she adorable? I've coloured her up with Graph'It Markers.


Here's a close up of the brooch: 



If you fancy making one, pop over and check out my tutorial on the Polkadoodles blog which will be posted in the morning.

I'm entering this project in the following challenges:
ABC Christmas: no squares
A Little Bit Crafty: christmas cheer
Bearly Mine: Christmas sentiment
Created with Love: Christmas
Creative Creations: Make your own flowers
Divas by Design: Festive
Oldie but goodie: ribbon/lace
(my oldie is my printable canvas which I've had for years)
Paper pretties: Christmas
Perfectly Rustics: Christmas gift
Use it Tuesday: Anything goes
(my hoarded item is my printable canvas)

I'd better scoot off to work now so have a great day and thanks for popping by
Claire xx

16 comments:

  1. Yippee Claire a short day at work that means we get to see more of these lovely makes. The gift card, box and pin are all amazing.

    Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x

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  2. this is fab Clare love how you made the brooch hugs Rebekah xx

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  3. WOW! This is gorgeous, Clare. Fabulous festive gift.
    hugs, Sunny Summer Crafts

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  4. What a lovely trio of eye candy. Your brooch is really something. Looks like a lot of time and work went into it. Thanks for playing the Christmas challenge at Created With Love.

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  5. The brooch is gorgeous, Claire! Thank you for playing along with us at Perfectly Rustics this fortnight. :)

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  6. Dear Clare what a wonderful gift you have made!! Love all the layers and your colouring is great, beautiful roses too!! Thanks heaps for playing with us at Perfectly Rustics!
    SMiles SHarnee :)

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  7. Claire - this really is stunning and the brooch is fabulous! TFS

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  8. Wow your coloring is amazing! Darling card! Thanks for joining Created With Love Challenges!

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  9. Whatever a fabulous idea Claire it's gorgeous x

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  10. What a beautiful image and beautiful gift! Thanks for playing along at Use It Tuesday!
    Tracy

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  11. Beautiful brooch Claire, love the colours that you have used. Thanks for joining us at Perfectly Rustics.

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  12. Such a wonderful gift set, Claire, love the pretty papers and the beautiful brooch.
    Thanks for joining our X for... over at the ABC Christmas Challenge this time.
    Dorte x

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  13. thanks for joining us over on divas by designs xx its sweet

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