Monday, December 21, 2009

Monday...Monday

So who is ready for some Christmas???

WELL...Christmas wouldn't be Christmas if you didn't have your letter ready for Santa ;) I have jumped on the envelope bandwagon, finally, lol and when I saw these at CutCardstock I had to grab them and this is my version. There are so many cool things to do with them... I instantly thought of writing a fun, quirky letter of my own to Santa. Of course, I had to embellish it with some Shimmerz and I used some of my favorite 7 gypsies rubons on the flap. OH and the FAB Jenni Bowlin line from Core'dinations cardstock. I just LOVE this color pallette...it is very similar to the colors in our dining room.



Here is a close-up of the tree..

And i inserted my letter to Santa here....even though the letter starts out silly...it really is just thanking him for making all my dreams come true and my wonderful happy and healthy family. i also asked him to bless another family that may be needed some good cheer this year.




AND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I got another fun creation from this Pink Paislee paper...I love love love challenging myself to see how much I can get out of one piece of patterned paper.

I got some Martha Stewart Twine from my awesome Secret Santa so I altered the container...


Again...more Core'dinatins Black Magic Cardstock here...sanded after it went through my Cuttlebug...those two are bff's i swear!

13 comments:

Pamela said...

Oh I love your layout! And great project too! :)

Lydia said...

Ellen those are awesome. It has been so long since I have written Santa, you have once again inspired me.

vtpuggirl said...

Beautiful page, envelopes are the best!

Chrispea said...

Love the layout and what a cute way to up-cycle that MS box! That is fantastic!

laterg8r said...

that LO is awesome, love that you still write to santa LOL :D

Lisa Dorsey said...

What adorable projects Ellen!

Linda Beeson said...

Wow! Love what you did with the envelope, I love those things! How you used that Jenni Bowlin cardstock and that adorable tree are fabulous.

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Casey Wright said...

Love your LO and your projects are beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

Tea said...

Very cute. Love the envelopes.

Shannon Wyman said...

Love the letter to Santa idea!!

Hope you have a Merry Christmas ;)

Michelle said...

Stunning LO!! Love the fun touch with the envelope!
Love the tree I've seen some of them and just love that technique!
Gorgeous flower too!!
Hope you and your family have a very Blessed Christmas!!
Hugs!

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