Wednesday, December 16, 2009

More of North Pole Nights

Hello everyone,
this is Emeline, your host for every 16th of the month.
Slightly more than a week left before the 25th; hope you are almost done with your shopping and in high gear for the coming Christmas !

i wonder if you did any handmade Christmas themed decorations this year.
i always love to think scrapbookers like us would look forward to special days in the calendar and make items for our home or for giveaways.

Here, i made a candy cane holder using Nort Pole Nights paper Collections and Chipboard Album: Tag. I adore the dome shaped chipboard and i envisioned it looking like a pretty pot when they are lined up perpendicular to each other. So off to work , i created these with these simple brief steps :

- cover 4 chipboards with 2 red / 2 green paper (you can opt to use cardstocks)
- Cut out motifs from An Elf Came to Visit scallop papers and Nights of Cutie Cut-Ups/Christmas Magic paper.
- Using the die cutting machine, scallop edge pattern paper from Night Before Christmas/Surprise.
- Using the zutter bind it all, punch along the edges of the tag chipboards and secure the wires.
- embellish each chipboards with ribbon and scallop edge.
- embellish the front with elf motif, buttons, craft flags.

The Christmas themed papers are really a breeze to use; here's a layout using Nikki Sivil's North Pole Nights Collection.
I's been so inspired by the layouts and papercrafted items created by the girls in the design team ! I hope you are enjoying the inspirations as much as i am ...

Nikki's pattern papers have such adorable graphics to stretch your imagination.
Here, i used stickles to add glitters onto the chirstmas baubles and decorations on the tree.

keep warm and please be back tomorrow for another inspirational post!


Nikki said...

Emeline- I adore that candy cane holder!! You are so talented! Thanks for the post!

Lydia Siegel said...

Your candy cane holder is super cute! I love it! Your layout is also fantastic! LOVE THE POST!!!

jacque4u2c said...

I just love the bright colors that you choose to use. It really makes things pop!

Deana said...

Emiline... your projects are SO adorable... as ALWAYS!

Mieke said...

Love your candy cane holder!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

ABSOLUTELY ADORABLE!!!!!! Loveeeeeeeeeeeeeee the candy cane holder! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Nathalie said...

Love what you did with the chipboard album! Very creative!

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