Because of the heaviness in the air today...I am grateful for any motivation to create, among many things.
I'm sure you've been hugging your family like crazy, as have I.
I needed and wanted to create for the hard working Sunday School teachers that faithfully minister and pray for my girlies.
I created some ornament/gift holders today.
This one took exactly 9 minutes and 48 seconds.
I was inspired by Paulina's 10 Minute Craft Dash #8.
I'm so glad I bought the cinnamon car freshener clips and cranberry gels~
they were fun to coordinate with.
Here is the side that shows the gifts in a clear bag...they are secured by a strip of Scor-Tape.
The base is simply a strip of white cardstock 3 1/2" wide and 11" long, scored in the middle and finished with holes for the twine handle.
The ends are secured with three staples.
These are simple designs like these ornaments I made last year.
The main thing I changed, were lighter embellishments for gift giving.
I stamped the back, so it's pretty from every angle.
Here is another version, a few seconds off the 10 minute mark...using the colors from
I used my FAVORITE ink, Rhubarb Stalk, for
May the Lord lift your spirits and help you to cope with the tragedies this season...
May you not become weary.
May you not give up.
paper: Georgia Pacific Paper,Bazzill green and red
ink: Memento Ink Rhubarb Stalk and Pear Tart,Papertrey Ink Hibiscus Burst and New Leaf
stamps: Verve Galatians 6:9 Plain Jane and Treasured Words Rectangle frame,Papertrey Ink Rosie Posie, Hero Arts Classic Holly
Other: Verve rounded rectangle,Martha Stewart snowflake punch,holly berries,twine,Scor-Tape,stapler,plastic ornament,hole punch,Spellbinders deckled Rectangles