Wednesday, July 9, 2014

168 Days Left to Christmas :-)

YES the Christmas Countdown has begun !! Are you already making plans ?? I am ,, I have a box of cards which is filling up nicely and I am already thinking about mince pies and making decorations ! It's amazing how the next few months will fly by so if you haven't made a start yet then maybe now's the time to dig out your Christmas Crafty Supplies, put some Carols on your ipod and get a wiggle on :-)

This fortnight on the ABC Christmas Challenge it is the lovely Helen's turn to host and the theme is 

'N' for NUMBERS 

I bought this 3D Calendar, designed by Samantha Walker, from the Silhouette Store last year and never got around to using it so I though it was 'bout time :-)

I kept it to the original size and just glittered and decorated Santa, used a die cut trim accross the front and Bob's ya Uncle ,,, Thanks samantha Walker !! :-)

This is going to look fab on my Christmas Dresser :-)

While I was at it I made this calendar too, not very Christmassy but I thought I would share :-)
 this is designed by Lori Whitlock, ,, CLICK HERE for the design

We are sponsored by a lovely Digi Company called 'All Dressed Up' ,,,  

they have some super cute images and the DT have used some so please pop over to the challenge blog to see them. You could win a choice of 2 !!! :-)

Just Inspirational ,,,, Anything BUT a Card
Always Something Creative ,,,, RED
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas ,,,, Anything Christmas
Dies R Us ,,, Christmas in July
Crafty Boots ,,,Christmas in July
The Squirrel and the Fox ,,, Christmas in July
Simply Create Too ,,,,,Christmas in July

Hope you all have a great week :-)
Happy Crafting
Luv Lols x x x


mags said...

Love the 3D calendar. Very festive and a great idea.

Malika said...

Lovely layout lovely card


Jacee said...

What lovely project Lorraine, smashing work!
Hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Dee's Craft Room said...

Your 3D calenders are fabulous, especially the Santa one. I love how you have decorated him, he looks very jolly.

Thank you for joining in with all of the Christmas fun at Crafty Boots Challenges.


Darlene said...

WOW! How adorable Lorraine! You are ALL SET for this coming holiday season! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘CHRISTMAS IN JULY’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)

Melissa Bove said...

Super cute Lols!! Love them both! But I don't even want to look at Santa's face!! Wasn't Christmas just here?? Ugh! Don't even want to think about it!! LOL


Vicki said...

Fantastic perpetual holiday calendar! Thanks for joining the Dies R Us, "Christmas in July" Challenge.

Dorte said...

Love your 3D calendar, Lols, cute Santa,
hugs Dorte

Kim Heggins said...

Now talk about cute!!! This is just adorable. Thank you so much for playing along with us at Simply Create Too.

Sandra H said...

Gorgeous x

Carissa said...

Super cute. This calendar will make the countdown lots of fun.
Hugs, Carissa

Unknown said...

Very cute!! I love Christmas and this would just be the perfect make to get you in the mood. Thanks for sharing with us at Just Inspirational Challenges. Holly H, DT

DianeMoneyGoolsby said...

Lorraine: Thank you for entering our "Christmas in July" Challenge at Simply Create Too with your cute 3D Christmas calendar. Looking forward to seeing your entries in our next challenge too.

Simply Create Too Design Team

Unknown said...

Wow, love your christmas calender it is gorgeous. Thanks for playing along with us over at The Squirrel and The Fox.

Hazel said...

Lovely calendar. Thank you for sharing your lovely crafting for my CHNC challenge extra for July - hope to see you again soon x

TRACEY MO said...

Very cool project brill idea.

Thanks for joining us at JIC

tracey dt

sian said...

What a great project :) Thanks so much for joining us over at JIC this week, I hope you can join us next week and/or for the monthly challenge. Sian (DT Co-Owner)

Helen said...

Great calendar - a really clever idea.

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas Challenge Extra.

Helen x