Saturday, December 10, 2011

Welcome to "DAY 10" of 12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop ~ CS Divas’ Mansion Style

Welcome to the 12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop  
~ CS Divas’ Mansion Style ~
DAY 10


This hop will take place December 1st through December 12th and will be full of wonderful ideas and inspiration to get you well on your way of creating all of those beautiful Christmas projects on your to-do lists. 

Now, if you just stumbled upon this hop, you will want to go back and to begin HERE.  There will be one project posted each day and each day will be hosted by a different Diva DT member.

This is an awesome way to get a lot of your Christmas cards and scrapbook layouts finished, home decorations completed,and maybe even be inspired to create something using a new technique that you have never tried. 

There will be a wide array of projects, and of course, some fabulous Blog Candy along the way.  

Here are some of the Prizes:

We have been honored to have a few sponsors offer some wonderful prizes for this hop.  

3 Girl JAM  is offering one lucky Grand Prize Winner:
6 bundles of her Hand-Dyed Crinkle Ribbon (that's 12 colors and 48 yards of ribbon)


Delicious Doodles is offering one lucky Grand Prize Winner:
4 Digi Images 

Customer Choice
To be eligible for the fabulous Grand Prizes, you must follow these steps:
1 – Become a follower of the Creative Scrapbooking Divas blog, and leave a comment on THIS POST stating you are a follower
2 – Like our FB page HERE, then leave a comment on FB stating you are a fan
3 – Stop by each of the DT Divas’ blogs in the hop lineup and leave a comment at EACH STOP (One DT Diva's Blog per day)
4 - Be sure to stop back at the CSDivas Mansion to leave your name in Mr. Linky each day you participate in the hop and then leave a comment
(1 Ticket/Each Day = a total of 12 chances to win)

Our Tour List: 
Day 1, Day 5, Day 9 
Jessica- Jessica's Craft Shaque 
Day 2. Day 6, Day 10
Michelle – Michelle’s Happy Scrappy Place  
Day 3, Day 7, Day 11
Sandy - ScrapBook Blessings 
Day 4, Day 8, Day 12
Luisa - Creative Designs by Luisa

One extra enticing note:
DT Diva Jessica will be offering a surprise BLOG CANDY GIVEAWAY for one person who shares the blog hop button on their sidebar from now until the end of the Hop!!! 
Just be sure to grab the button (up top), place it in your sidebar, and leave a comment on DAY 1 POST for a chance at the surprise candy. 
One lucky winner will be chosen via random generator on December 13th! 

Now that all the business is out of the way...........Let's get to the project I have prepared for this blog hop for Day 6!

Here is my project.

For my last project on the blog hop, I made a Wreath.

Here is the final project.  It is now hanging on my front door.

I used SCAL and cut out a big 'donut' circle.  I used white poster paint around the edges to make it look like snow.  I then cut out branches using my Cricut and SCAL using SVGCuts '3D Wintergreens' set.  I added some white poster paint to those as well to make it look like more snow.
Using the same '3D Wintergreen' set, I cut out quite a few holly's and poinsettia's.  I used the white poster paint on EVERYTHING (except the candle) so I won't keep repeating myself.  But after I used the poster paint and it all dried, I put the flowers together and adhered them all with glue and pop dots.

Here is one poinsettia close up.

Here is the holly close up.

The candle was a freebie from SVG Cuts.  I placed it at the bottom of the Wreath.

Here I had added green stickles to the center of the poinsettia and also to the holly berries.

I also traced the flame with orange stickles.  and shaded the candle with a dark yellowish orange ink to give it dimension.  I inked the candle plate with silver ink.

Here is a couple more close ups.

This isn't a very good picture, but there it is on my door.  I really had fun making this.

I sure hope you have enjoyed my project.

~Happy Crafting!  And Happy Blog Hopping!!



Jessica said...

Michelle, this is gorgeous. You can really tell you enjoyed making it from all the details you put into it. I love it and think you did a fantastic job!

angie ashuk said...

Great job. Looks like you put a lot of effort into this. Amazing!!

Liz Terrazas said...

Stunning! Your projects are gorgeous and made with such detail. This is fabulous MMichelle

Karen L said...

So pretty!!! Wow, I wish I had time to make a wreath this year...but will definitely think about it next year. Hmmm, maybe I can use your wreath as inspiration for a card though?!!

Thienly Azim said...

What a beautiful wreath! I love it!

Michelle Sanchez said...

Thank you ladies! I really did enjoy making this project. I was feeling extra crafty on this one.

Thank you for joining the CSDivas on this Blog Hop! We hope you have enjoyed all the projects!


Your wreath is gorgeous! Thanks for showing how to make it. That is so useful. What a job you did...finding all the pieces to put it together. How nice to have something homemade on your house. I found you at The Outlawz and am now your newest follower. Merry Christmas and Have a great 2012. Samara

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