Day 10- Handmade Reindeer Cards

Handmade Reindeer Cards

These cards were such fun cards to make. I made two versions of Reindeer cards, these are for those who might already own the Stampin’ UP! Cookie Cutter Christmas polymer stamp set and/or the Cookie Cutter builder punch.

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You can buy pre-made base cards and envelopes that are ready to decorate but I chose to cut mine from tan colored card stock. ┬áThe most popular card size for greeting cards is known as size A2 which measures 4.25″ x 5.5″- this means you can cut two cards from a standard 8.5″ x 11″ piece of cardstock.

For the first card I decided to use the reindeer stamp and randomly stamp it all over the front of the card. I overlapped two pieces of complimentary but different color card stock close to the bottom of the card and added a cut out reindeer and used dimensionals to add it to the card to make it stand out .

Included in the Stampin’ UP! Cookie Cutter Christmas polymer stamp set is a stamp that says ‘warm heartfelt greetings for a very Merry Christmas’ which I stamped on some tan card stock and cut out with scissors and glued it to the card.

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Day 3: Cork Reindeer

Day 3 – Cork Reindeer Ornament

Go green this holiday season and make your own Reindeer tree ornament.  This craft is great for beginners and takes no time to make.

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You will need four wine corks and your favorite embellishments such as googly eyes, ribbon, raffia, pipe cleaners, pom-poms or whatever you have on hand. A glue gun is another essential item for this project.

Glue two wine corks together for the base, glue another wine cork on top for the body and glue the fourth one on so it extends out halfway over the body. ┬áOnce the glue dries you can add googly eyes, pom-pom, ribbon or whatever you want to creative a cute, quick, adorable Christmas Reindeer ornament. Continue reading Day 3: Cork Reindeer

My Favorite Christmas Tablescapes of 2015

Tablescape favorites

I hope you enjoy this festive and beautiful compilation of Christmas tablescapes to help you find some inspiration and ideas for your own table this year.  To link to the blogs for each tablescape, hover over the image.

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Vintage dishes, vintage silver & gray ornaments, combined with silver chargers and a mirror – simple, easy, elegant and inexpensive!
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Love the reindeer place card holder..
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Simple, yet elegant, nice addition of blue and a touch of greenery…from You Can Always Start Now
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Fantastic use of natural elements, animals sheds, tree branches, greenery…the linen runner sets it off.

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