Thursday, November 28, 2013

12 Days of Christmas - Day 4

Welcome to Day 4 of the 12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop!!

This hop will take place November 25th through December 6th and the new postings each day will be posted by 8 am eastern standard time. This hop will be full of wonderful ideas and inspiration to get you well on your way of creating all of those beautiful Christmas project. 

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 new project posted each and every day by all the wonderful amazing ladies in this hop. Also each day we will have a guest designer or two for you to visit. Lisa, our hostess, will be giving away some wonderful blog candy each day of the hop from the amazing sponsors that we have for this hop. She will also be posting all the winners from this hop on December 10th. Everyone has a chance to win including the ladies participating in the hop and even the guest designers and the sponsors. 

At the end of each post we will have a list of all the sponsors who are sponsoring this hop all you need to do is click on their name to go to their sites and check out all the wonderful sites. We want to thank each and every one of the sponsors for their generosity. It has been greatly appreciated.

The bog begins at Lisa's blog, Honeybearz Designs.  You should have come from Alicia's blog at Golden Goddess Designs.

For Day 4 of my Christmas projects, I created an Advent Calendar:

Without watermark so you can see bottom right of calendar

This was actually a kit that was sold last year BUT I changed it around to add the stockings and the trees.  I also cut out the numbers instead of stamping them.  The cubby has been placed on the retired list so I think I may have to buy a few more of them because these are really fun to make!  I used the Artiste Cricut cartridge to cut out the "boxes" at 2.5".  The paper was a retired paper pack called "Pear and Partridge."  The stockings, trees, and numbers were cut using the Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge.

Artiste Cricut cartridge (Z1790)
Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge (Z1686)
Pear and Partridge paper pack (Retired)
My Creations Cubby (Z1804)

Your next stop on Day 3 of our 12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop is Lori of Scrappin' My Stress Away.

Here is a complete lineup in case you get lost along the way:
1. Lisa Pontious ~ Honeybearz Designs
2. Ashley ~ Marine Wife's Scrappin' Life (Our Day 3 Guest Designer)
4. Sheila ~ 2 Paw Prints 
5. Teresa ~ Fresh and Renewed
6. Scrappin Madge ~ Madge's Scrappin' Lounge
7. Miranda ~ Nana's Scrap Spot
8. Robin Lane ~ Create-A-Latte
9. Scrappin Toxic Midge ~ Scrappin' Toxic
10. Deb Rodgerson ~ Deb's Paper Palooza
11.Theresa ~ Scrapping in Heels
13. Diana ~ Daisylove Creations
15. Lucy ~ Love 2 Create
18. Shawnee ~ Sunshiny Cards
19. Thia ~ Blue Moon Creation
22. Denise ~ Crafty Confectionery
23. Kathy ~ Kathy and Kids
25. Anna ~ Stamp Anna Designs
26. Jessica ~ Craftin' and Stampin'
Here is a complete list of our sponsors:

Honeybearz Designs
Yummy Crafting Candy

Teresa Russell
Scrappin' for Less

Two digital download gift cards for a Cutting Collection of choice

Kathy's Cozies 
A custom Cozy for an Expression, Expression 2, Cricut Create,
Cricut Mini, or Silhouette Cameo. Whoever wins can pick their own fabrics

Paper Sweeties 
 $10.00 Gift Card

$20.00 Gift Card

My Creative Time 
Stamp Set

Little Scraps of Heaven Designs 
$20.00 Gift Voucher

Paper Creations by Mindy 
$15.00 Gift Certidicate

Pretty Paper, Pretty Ribbons 
$15.00 Gift Certificate

2 Teresa Collins Adhesive Kits

Joys Life 
"Oh Christmas Puns" stamps

Timeless Twine 
$15.00 Gift Certificate

Too Cute by Jessica 
$25.00 Giftcard

Designs on Cloud 9 
$20.00 Gift Certificate

LoveBug Creations 
$15.00 Gift Certificate

The Paper Parade 
$40.00 Gift Certificate

The Paper Nest Dolls 
$25.00 Gift Certificate

Jessica Douglass Wilson
$10.00 to her Close To My Heart store

Lettering Delights 
a gift valued at $10.00

Scrapping Bug Designs 
$50.00 gift certificate the gift certificate excludes sale prices.

3 Girl Jam 
$10.00 Gift Certificate

SVG Attic 
$25.00 Gift Certificate

Pinque Peacock 
$10.00 Gift Certificate

SVG Cuts 
$20.00 Gift Certificate

Blue Moon Creations 
2 digital images

Sherri Baldy Stamps 
$15.00 Gift Certificate for digi stamps

Thank you so much for stopping by - have a wonderfully crafty day!!



  1. Awww very nice, I always wanted to do one of these. Happy Thanksgiving. Thanks for sharing and have a blessed day,
    ♥ Scrapbook Blessings Club DT ♥
    ♥ A Working Mom's Joy ♥

  2. I love Advent calendars and yours is really cute.
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  3. Lovely idea and beautiful paper for your advent calendar - TFS!

  4. Very cute! Love the paper you chose. Now, are there li'l chockies in each one?? ;-)

  5. Wow!! I always wanted to make on of these but never could find the time. Awesome job!

  6. Nice advent kit; I like how you cut the shapes myself…I think I would do the same. "Happy Thanksgiving"!!


  7. Your advent calendar is so cute. I love it. Thanks so much for sharing.

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  8. Lots of hard work! Yet lovely - TFS your advent calendar kit -enjoy your week!

  9. Love your advent calendar!!! What a great project!!

  10. Beautiful papers and colors! Great job!

  11. I love the changes you made! It is so cute!!


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