Thursday, November 17, 2016

Tis the Season to be Merry at Creative Embellishments

Hi... so it's fall but Christmas is on it's way soon. I love Christmas.....  just don't love the snowy icy roads when driving. Love the white sunny days when things glisten. 
So today at Creative Embellishments I have 2 xmas projects to share with you.

I thought I'd share my thought process on this one. I grabbed a white cardstock base...  pulled lots of photos and cut them to size and rounded the corners for a softer look. I picked some fabulous Creative Embellishments accents that were perfect with my photos for this page... a title, snowflakes and a cool tree.

The page was still pretty plain so now you can see paint splatter in the background and I pulled some small pad papers and layered them into the background. 

I have a Martha Stewart gift/presents border punch and it was a perfect baseline border in gold. 

The chippies looked very plain so I started with copic markers mixing up some green, red and white snow flakes. Really traditional colouring .. but perfect. The title was finished with a shiny coating of glossy accents.


 The snowflakes started with white paint/ink and then it's hard to see but I added glitter using stickles.

The tree was sparkled with gold stickles too. 

With a bit of a change up in positions ... the page was put together. 

It looks fabulous and I am happy with the memories shared on this page when family gets together to celebrate.

I was still in the Christmas mood... so up next is a fun easy project. I found the blackboard stand at the dollar store and thought it would be perfect for a xmas countdown blackboard for the younger kids to follow the days to xmas. My niece and nephews  children would love this.

I copic coloured the base of the stand and then coloured the title chippies and white inked the snowflakes.

To this project I added glossy accents to the title to make it shine. Accents and stickers were glued down and then I got my signo white gel pen to doodle the images and words to the count down. Now they can use regular chalk and write the # of days on.

 Above is a closer view to see the great details. This was fun and easy but the kids will love it.

Thanks for stopping by today.
Be sure to visit the store and view all the amazing, creative and theme appropriate products to make your projects.

Supply List:
Creative Embellishments Products
Topsy Tree
Chipboard Snowflakes
Merry Christmas


Raechelle Bellus said...

Wonderful projects! I just love that tree!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

These are gorgeous! LOVING those Christmas trees!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Michelle Wells INSPIRE said...

Beautiful layout Bev

Jacqui said...

Your tree looks so cool and your blackboard idea is great - BL

Leslie Germain said...

Pretty!! Love the Christmas tree and your countdown to Christmas is adorable!!

Meraj Zaidi said...

Simply fabulous layout Bev.....and i love the cute blackboard...its an amazingly creative idea for kids to follow the countdown dates to this... :) BL