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Monday, September 26, 2016

Christmas Cheer

Hello, sweet friends! I hope you had a wonderful weekend. :) I'm popping in today with a project for Wycinanka. Not only did I play with Christmas chippies (again!), but also one of their sweet kraft boxes. ♥️ This was created to deliver Christmas joy to a heartbroken mother.
This darling box is just under 4-inches square and comes with a card blank to perfectly nestle within. One of my favorite Maja Christmas paper collections is A Gift for You, so I pulled out what little I have left to decorate. How I treasure the rich traditional colors.
The box lid showcases the precious Let it Snow chipboard birdhouse, which you already know how much I adore! ♥️ It is tucked within a gorgeous Wycinanka Wreath, ruffling bows, and velvet jingly bells. The little card is also adorned with a few chippies. Very Merry Baubles hang from festive twine, while a gorgeous Christmas Nostalgy Frame holds my Christmas greeting (from My Craft Spot-no longer in business).
The chippies throughout my project are covered in Crackle Paint. I colored the paint for the wreath with Sea Grass Green (Magicals powder) from Lindy's Stamp Gang. Snow Writer accents my elements, which was sprinkled with Glamour Dust for Christmas sparkle. ♥️
This was a fun project and I'm excited to decorate another. I'm certainly in my happy place playing with Wycinanka goodies and pretty embellishments... especially when its purpose is to deliver joy to a heart in need. :) Most of the embellishments are from Live & Love Crafts. ♥️

Thank you for visiting and I wish you a sparkly day! :)


  1. My dear friend Karen, WOW that's so gorgeous, a fantastic ensemble of box and card. The papers are great, I love this nostalgic touch. The different laces and pearls give all of them an elegant note. Stunning creation again.
    Have a nice week and many hugs Petra

  2. Such a beautiful set. Perfect for the holidays!

  3. What a beautiful box and card, Karen! I also love the traditional Christmas colors. The papers and the decorating of the chipboard are so pretty. Such a special gift! Have a wonderful day!

  4. Hi Karen......Oh my goodness me these are stunning the box is gorgeous as is the card and the elements used are so lovely l can imagine you taking your time with all of the crafts as these are absolutely perfect and the person in question l'm sure would be so pleased and happy to receive as always your so creative hope you have a lovely day xx

  5. OH my gosh Karen! This is gorgeous!!!!!! WOW.. you do such amazing work!!! I love everything about this... it is so gorgeous! I want one so badly!!!! Such a beautiful gift... wow.... I hope you have a lovely day my friend!

  6. Your box is so amazing, I love every detail and especially how you used the gorgeous papers on the inside! The card fits inside so perfectly as the perfect gift! The embellishments are so pretty with the touches of lace and pearls! The sparkly accents are so beautiful! This will certainly be treasured!

  7. Sooo Soooo BEAUTIFUL Karen! I LOVE that box and all it's beauty! The papers are perfect (of Course) :) And the chippies are just awesome! the crackle paint gives the chippies such a realistic look! The matching card is lovely and I adore those ornament chippies... they're soooo pretty! Beautiful work yet again my sweet friend! I hope you are well... :) Big HUGS!!!


  8. Hi Karen,
    WOW! I have to say this such a gorgeous creation!!Such a darling box and gorgeous card.
    If I haven't mention I am now about how much I love when you create a Christmas project. They are my favorite!! I adore the frame on the elegant card. The chippies are just wonderful!! Love all of the pretty embellishment too, especially the pretty pearls.I LOVE the adorable birdhouse too!! Very Magical!!
    Sending tons of my love, hugs and smiles
    Crafting with Creative M

  9. Oh, my!! Gorgeous Christmas projects, Karen! Fabulous box and card! You always make those wonderful chippies shine! I can tell you love creating with them! Love the pretty lace and pearls around the box and on the card, too! Once again as always...stunning creations, Karen! Take good care and have an awesome week!:))

  10. Beautiful makes indeed Karen !! Love how Wycinanka chipboard can take some paint etc as some of the other chippies fall apart too easily. Stunningly embellished as always. Have a lovely weekend. Nicola x

  11. Hi, Karen! Hoping you are feeling better today. This beautiful gift set is sure to melt your heartbroken mom's heart. So many delicate beautiful embellishments adorn your Christmas scene. My favorite is the sheer, dotted ruffle, so sweetly blowing in the breeze, or so it seems to me. Lovely creation! Hugs, de

  12. It's inspiration full of Christmas spirit, amazing!

  13. BEAUTIFUL box and card set! THe rich color scheme is so pretty and I love all your fantastic details! You always put so much into what you create and it shines! I LOVE the pretty wreath, house and ornaments are just amazing! I adore this set my friend!
    Sherrie k

  14. WOW! Stunning creation. Love all the layers. What a beautiful gift set. TFS


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