Monday, November 25, 2013

12 Days of Christmas

Welcome to 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 1 of my Christmas projects, I created a hot chocolate holder that you could add a gift card to:

I used the Sparkle andShine paper pack from Close to My Heart for my holders.  I also used our Art Philosophy Cricut cartridge to cut out the circles, including the scalloped circle.  
The teacup, spoon, and sentiment "You Warm My Heart" come from a retired stamp set called "A Sip".  I attached velcro to the top to make it easy to open and close.
These have been a lot of fun to make.
Art PhilosophyCricut cartridge (Z1686)
A Sip stamp set (Retired)

Your next stop 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
3. Sheila ~ 2 Paw Prints 
4. Teresa ~ Fresh and Renewed
5. Scrappin Madge ~ Madge's Scrappin' Lounge
6. Miranda ~ Nana's Scrap Spot
7. Robin Lane ~ Create-A-Latte
8. Scrappin Toxic Midge ~ Scrappin' Toxic
9. Deb Rodgerson ~ Deb's Paper Palooza
10.Theresa ~ Scrapping in Heels
12. Diana ~ Daisylove Creations
14. Lucy ~ Love 2 Create
17. Shawnee ~ Sunshiny Cards
18. Thia ~ Blue Moon Creation
21. Denise ~ Crafty Confectionery
22. Kathy ~ Kathy and Kids
24. Anna ~ Stamp Anna Designs
25. Jessica ~ Craftin' and Stampin'

Here is a complete list of the 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 fabric. s

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
Thanks for stopping by -- have a wonderfully crafty day!!


  1. What a great gift giving idea! Perfect for classmates!
    Midge :)

  2. Lucy what a sweet idea!!! Love these little gift ideas!!

  3. I like the simplicity on the front of your Hot Chocolate. holder.
    Vickie Bryan

  4. Lucy- Great Project!!! I love these cute hot chocolate card holders! so fun!!! loves-Scrappin Madge

  5. adorable project! I don't want to give my hot chocolate away though!

  6. I loooooove these hot chockie holders!! TFS! :-)

  7. You warm my heart is such a great sentiment and your idea of the hot chocolate holder is super and will be a real treat for the recipient - TFS!

  8. I love these! I"ve made something very similar to give out for halloween. :) Great project!

  9. Super cute hot chocolate holders - they would be fun to use as place cards or to hang on the tree.
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  10. Great gift idea! I so have to get this Cricut Cart. too! Thanks for sharing and have a blessed day,
    ♥ Scrapbook Blessings Club DT ♥
    ♥ A Working Mom's Joy ♥

  11. These are great for gifts. I've been wanting to make some but just need to make the time. =)


  12. These are super cute, love them. Thank you for sharing.

    Robin Lane

  13. Who doesn't love hot chocolate!!! This is adorable!!! ♥

    Bug hugs,

  14. Lucy this is such a cute project. I love hot chocolate holders. You did a beautiful job on this project!!

  15. Hi Lucy - a great gift is Hot Cocoa this time of year - love your cheery package for it! Thanks for the hop and thanks for sharing your art! utb 01 @ att dot net

  16. That is such a cute ides... my grandchildren would love those :)

  17. LOVE the hot chocolate holder!!

  18. These hot chocolate holder are so cute!

  19. What a yummy and adorable treat!!


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