Monday, November 23, 2009

Crafty Secrets Christmas Challenge!

Good Monday Morning!
It's Crafty Secrets challenge time and our challenge this month is Christmas! I can't believe it's so close. Are you ready?
I got this wood snowflake at Hobby Lobby last year after Christmas when all of their stuff is on sale. I love Hobby Lobby and after season sales are the best! Anyway, I sprayed it with Snowflake Glimmer Mist and put some glitter on. I punched a bunch of flowers out of old book pages that I sprayed with Candy Apple Red & Vintage Pink Glimmer Mist. I glued the flowers around the back of the snowflake so they are peeking over the edge.
I used the Christmas Postcard Kit, a chipboard postcard and a Santa image and I put red pom-pom trim around the edge. I glued red buttons on the snowflake points.

I made this embellishment with chipboard and images in the kit. I glued the beads in the center of the rusty snowflake, it's from Hobby Lobby too.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~My next project is some ornaments I made using the Christmas Creative Scraps. I have had more fun using these Creative Scraps since Sandy introduced them. I have found so many uses for them especially in my altered projects, I love them!
I punched my image with a circle punch and adhered it inside the vintage candy mold with Glossy Accents. I covered the image with Glossy Accents and sprinkled on some glitter. The edge of the mold has Martha Stewart snow glitter on it. The little embellishment on the edge was made with some old pinecone picks from a yard sale. I added the berries, bell and button.

This one was made the same way, but I used a square punch and glued the bow on the back.

I got these molds at a flea market. They were a great find in almost perfect condition!

Make sure you check out the DT blogs and see what they did. Darlene Pavlick is our guest designer this month, welcome Darlene!
Heartwarming Vintage Blog
· Vicki Chrisman Team Leader
Heidi Blankenship
Marisa Grosson
Michele Kovack
Linda Duke
Michelle Van Etten
Melissa Phillips
Flo from France
Darlene Pavlick ( guest designer)
I hope y'all have a happy day!
Smiley from


Heidi Blankenship said...

OMGosh Pam, these are all so adorable!! I love the large snowflake ornament with the Santa and all of the embellishments! I love the flowers around the edge with the GM and the pom-poms and the beaded snowflake! The vintage candy molds--I will be on the look out for some of these--LOVE them!!! They make fantastic little ornaments!!

Piali said...

What a cute idea!!!! So unique..I make ornaments for my tree every year..have to make these cute!
Thanks for sharing.

Julie said...

It's all just fabulous, Pam! Love these Christmas projects--you've got such a wonderful style!

Vicki C said...

How totally fun! I have been wanting to do some of the small Christmas images in Cookie cutters... NOW I'm TOTALLY inspired to get started!

Jane Wetzel said...

These sure are cute! :)

Marisa said...

Super dupper cute Pam. Never even occured to me to use mold for candy. You have a great imagination and you always come up with special projects. Love it.

Patty M said...

The are all so pretty. Love what you did with the molds...great find.

Linda D said...

Pam, Pam, Pam.. I love your candy molds, and your large snowflake ornament is just beautiful. I love your work, so vintage ;)

Diane said...

These are so sweet!! I love the vintage molds....and I have these...somewhee...what a fantastic all your blog!!

MaGoooo said...

Oh Pam this is just ADORABLE!

Melisa Waldorf said...

I'm so glad I got around to checking out this blog hop!! These are soooooo cool. Vintage candy molds, I never would have thought of that. Something else I'm going to have to search local antique stores for!!

I would like to invite you to check out a "March for the Snowmen" Blog Hop I am participating in tomorrow. Probably 1/2 of the particpates are giving away blog candy!

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