So tweet for Christmas

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Holiday Creations ABC (Anything But a Card ) is the theme at Just Some Lines this week.There are some changes to the challenge too.From now on only projects made with Just Some Lines images can be entered.But the good news is there will be a freebie image posted on the blog for the duration of the challenge for you to use!Just pop on over to Just Some Lines to find out all the details.While you’re  there don’t forget to get inspired by the DT’s creations.

I’ve made a mini wreath decoration featuring the totally tweet Christmas Robin by Just Some Lines .This little fella,a fabulous freebie,has been coloured with Copic Ciao Markers.I started with a ring of red card made using two Nestabilities Circles dies,in the same way as making a frame.A piece of cord was stapled to the back of this.I die cut two different types of snowflakes and painted one set completely with Distress Crackle Paint and just dabbing it onto the ends of the other so the kraft card shows.I punched some flowers from some Christmas papers,spritzed them,then crumpled  them up.They were layered up,added to wreath then topped with buttons.A couple of jingle bells were tied to the hanger using the same cord.I fussy cut the Robin then nestled him amongst the flowers and after cutting the sentiment into a banner style the card was curved before being glued into place.This was such a lovely project to make and apart form waiting for the paint to dry (keep reminding myself that patience is a virtue!)  it came together quite easily :)

Supplies :

Image and sentiment : Both available separately from Just Some Lines
Mediums : Copic Ciao Markers,Picket Fence Distress Crackle Paint 
Paper & Card : DP Dovecraft Back to Basics Christmas,Red and light coloured kraft card from stash
Tools : Nestabilities Standard Circles Large and Small,Marianne Design Snowflakes (LRO 123),Big Shot,Woodware Regular Flower Punch
To Embellish : Cord from stash,Buttons a mix from Bag-O-Buttons Whirligig,Bag-O-Buttons Savannah,Woodware Coffee and Cream,Woodware Mini Bells

Some challenges this is for :

C.R.A.F.T.  : Winter
Craft Us Crazy : Christmas/Winter and/or Favourite Embellishment (Buttons)
Do You Stack Up? : Christmas
Little Miss Muffet Challenges : It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas
MilkCoffee Challenge : Holiday Decorations
Paper Crafting Journey : Christmas Projects 
Shelly’s Images : Christmas is in the air
ABC Christmas Challenge : Favorite punch/die (Just love this snowflake set!)
Creative Moments : Anything but a card
Decorate to Celebrate : Christmas
Freshly Brewed : Christmas 
Penny’s Paper-Crafty :Something New (Distress Crackle Paint)
Simon Says Stamp : Your favorite (Buttons,snowflake die,kraft card,Copics)
Stampavie and More : Christmas
Whimsy Inspiration: Festive 
A & T Emerald Faeries Challenge : Christmas
Bearly Mine : Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiments : Snowflakes
Crazy Amigo Challenge :Hanging Objects
The Stamping Boutique : Ornaments
Tuesday Alchemy :  Anything Goes
Bunny Zoe’s Crafts : Celebration
Crafty Boots : Christmas
Lexi’s Creations : Snow
Love to Create  : Winter Fun
MyGrafico : Anything Goes
The Crazy Challenge : Christmas Time
Dream Valley Challenges : Christmas
Eclectic Ellapu : Anything Goes
Joanna Sheen Challenge : With love at Christmas
Pile It On : Embellishments 
Crafty Calendar : White Christmas with the option of something Metal
Di’s Digis Designs : Christmas Creation-Anything but a card
Delicious Doodles : Anything but a Card
Frosted Designs Fabulous Friday : On the 1st Day of Christmas – Use 1 bird on your project
Guylou’s Inimitability : Snow Happy
Jingle Belles : Anything (Holiday) Goes
Pause, Dream, Enjoy : Snow!
Raise The Bar : Let It Snow
Stampin With The Dragon : Heard a bird sing

Thanks for looking

Lisa x

33 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. scrapunzel1
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 15:13:13

    I love this. It is cute & yet it shows a lot of work & craftiness on your part. The colors, the embellies; it all works together to make one great ornament. Thank you for playing along with The Stamping Boutique Challenge #62 – Ornaments. I hope you will play along with us as we do our last 2 challenges. Good Luck~Patti TSB DT


  2. Pauline
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 16:57:26

    Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining us at DYSU this week!


  3. Mian Hahne
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 17:35:59

    Absolutely gorgeous creation! Love it! And the bird is so cute!

    Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us this week at Crafty Sentiments.
    Best of luck and we’d love to have you visit again!

    Crafty Sentiments Design Team Member


  4. Tonya M
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 18:58:07

    Cute wreath. Thanks so much for joining us at Pause Dream Enjoy!


  5. Sharon Gurnhill
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 19:29:54

    Wow. what a gorgeous snowflake. Cute image and love all the buttons. Thank you for sharing this with us at Dream Valley.
    Hugs Sharon, x


  6. Pauline
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 19:33:33

    This is a lovely mini wreath Lisa, such a sweet image.
    Thank you for joining us at Bearly Mine Designs this week.


  7. Audrey E.
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 20:43:10

    Lisa, this is just precious, I love it! Thanks so much for playing at Crafty Sentiments, MilkCoffee, Little Miss Muffet and Di’s Digi Designs this time!! Hugs:)


    Dec 17, 2012 @ 23:45:56

    This is just fabulous, love all the buttons and such a cute image..gorgeous snowflake wreath..

    Thanks for joining in with us at Crafty Sentiments Designs..

    Luv CHRISSYxx


  9. dsmiles2
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 01:01:02

    Very sweetly colored and assembled! Such an adorable little ornament, with sweet colors!


  10. Teresa Jaye
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 03:02:24

    how adorable! The wreath is fabulous and that little birdy is just the cutest thing! Thanks for joining in our 12 days of Christmas challenges at Frosted Designs – hope you’ll continue to play along!


  11. shellshearer
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 09:12:25

    Stunning creation hun, love the birdie such a cutie!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Emerald Faeries, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx


  12. Miranda Slagboom-de Groot
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 19:21:50

    It’s adorable.Thanks for joining us as Shelly’s Images blog.
    Hugs Miranda


  13. Lin
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 19:40:26

    LOVE your snowflake wreath, and that adorable robin is the perfect embellishment for it! Thanks for playing along with us at the Simon Says Stamp favorites challenge this week!


  14. Mandy (Paper Panda)
    Dec 18, 2012 @ 20:43:43

    What a sweet “tweet” project! Thanks for sharing with us Penny’s Paper-Crafty Challenge.
    Mandy x (PPCC DT)


  15. Dionne
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 00:40:39

    This is such a sweet little wreath. Great design and a really cute image.

    Thank you for sharing your work with all of us at Crafty Boots Challenges.



  16. Norma
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 08:06:13

    WOW! cleaver to use the snowflake punch for the wreath love it, very pretty. Thank you for joining us over at Decorate to Celebrate.


  17. Norma
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 08:06:36

    opps meant clever LOL!!


  18. Tracie
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 12:31:57

    I just love this !!! So adorable.
    Thank you for joining us at Whimsy for our Anything goes as long as it’s festive Challenge x


  19. Kitty
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 12:48:03

    Stunning gorgeous lil wreath!

    Thank you for joining us at Little Miss Muffet and hope to see you again soon :)

    Kitty xx


  20. Lisa
    Dec 19, 2012 @ 20:46:26

    This is beautiful!! That little bird is so cute!! What a gorgeous wreath!! Thanks so much for playing along at Decorate to Celebrate!!


  21. Chana Malkah
    Dec 20, 2012 @ 01:45:23

    This is just so wonderful! Thanks for sharing with us at Eclectic Ellapu!


  22. Debra
    Dec 20, 2012 @ 18:10:11

    This is the sweetest! Thanks for sharing it with us for the Little Miss Muffet Christmas challenge!


  23. Abbie
    Dec 20, 2012 @ 21:31:55

    Beautiful Wreath, love the little bird. Thank you for joining us at Creative Moments. Abbie (Co Owner) xx


  24. Berit Synnøve
    Dec 20, 2012 @ 23:06:24

    Fabulous ! Thanks for joining The Crazy Challenge.
    Hugs Berit


  25. Karen
    Dec 21, 2012 @ 15:15:43

    super cute love the buttons! Thanks for joining the Decorate to Celebrate Challenge. Karen guest design team.


  26. Wilma
    Dec 21, 2012 @ 22:21:19

    Oh, love the wreath (great idea) and the bird is so sweet. Great card. Thank you for playing along with us at ABC Christmas Challenge. Luv, Wilma


  27. Helen
    Dec 23, 2012 @ 21:41:13

    Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge & Pile It On!
    Merry Christmas!
    Helen x


  28. ellapu
    Dec 24, 2012 @ 00:43:50

    Thank you for sharing over at Eclectic Ellapu and hope to see you join us again in 2013… Happy Christmas
    Elaine aka Ellapu


  29. Carla Suto
    Dec 28, 2012 @ 02:42:53

    Beautiful little decoration, Lisa! The wreath is so pretty! Thanks for joining in on the Snow Happy Challenge at Guylou’s!


  30. Julieanne Cremen
    Dec 28, 2012 @ 05:18:28

    This is very cute and I love the way you’ve used the snowflake to create a wreath. Thank you for joining us at The Emerald Faeries. Good Luck xoxoxo


  31. Mamma Mia
    Jan 02, 2013 @ 14:23:56

    Hi Lisa – this a lovely decoration and I love all the snowflakes you’ve used to adorn your wreath! Thanks for sharing your project at Lexi’s Creations this time in our “Snow” challenge.
    Helen x (DT)


  32. Lorraine
    Jan 03, 2013 @ 19:59:00

    A gorgeous snowflake wreath and I love the cute robin.
    Thanks for joining us over at the Joanna Sheen Challenge.
    Lorraine x


  33. kimberly
    Jan 06, 2013 @ 16:42:55

    awwhhh adorable – thanks for joining us at Pile it on – hope to see you this week for our new challenge black/White +one :) Kimberly


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