December 16, 2010

Catching up

The move, along with the super nasty virus my computer recently had, have put a major damper on my online life! I have felt so disconnected from the scrappy world and I really don't like it! This feeling also made me stop and wonder if I have some sort of addiction! LOL!!
I am hoping this disconnectedness will end soon and I can start hopping around once again a bit more.
I also realized that it has been WAY TOO LONG since I shared some scrappy projects with you! (I also realized it has been way too long since I did something else, but more about that later!) This is a long post with projects from Jillibean Soup and Bo Bunny, the new Cricut cartridges. and some news about GCD Studios. Let's just say "You have been warned"!
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First up I have some Jillibean Soup Christmas happiness to share using the Chestnut Soup Collection. I created this shaker ornament by re-purposing the sugar picks packaging. Before I glued the plastic top back in place, I filled the inside very carefully with the little beads. This was a tad tricky, but I finally got it to work!This is a card I created using the new Chestnut Soup Collection as well and the Santie image is from the Cricut Gingerbread Seasonal Cartridge. And don't you just love those mini jingle bells?!

My last Jillibean project is this altered frame I made. This was super simple and easy using the Chestnut Soup Collection and the Cricut A Child's Year Cartridge.
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I also wanted to share with you about Hello Thursday. On the 3rd Thursday of the month you get to see previews of newest Cricut cartridges that will be coming your way. For those of you who are members of the Cricut Circle, you get to see them on Wednesday on the Cricut Circle Blog and in the Circle PDF magazine. Yesterday we had an amazing post on the blog showing incredible creations using the 9 upcoming cartridges.
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Next up are my recent Bo Bunny creations. I seriously love the Noel Collection! These are the Christmas colors that really make me feel warm and happy! I created this ornament by covering a papermache ornament with patterned paper and then I embellished it with the trim and stickers!This card was created for a challenge to use a Christmas decoration on a card. I decided to craft my own ornament and attached it to the card to that it could be removed and hung on a Christmas tree.
Here I am lifting up the ornament to see the message below it!
Here is how I fastened the cord to the inside of the card. Just some simple tape will do the trick.
I wish I had gotten a photo of this hanging on the tree, but the day I took these photos I was in a hurry and just wasn't thinking! Can you forgive me?! LOL!!!
Next, a card with tons of fussy cutting (not sure if that is what I feel like I am doing when I cut things out, but that is what everyone seems to be calling it these days!!!) Anyway, lots of that and layering with my fave double sided foam tape...Scotch 3M. I seriously can not live without this stuff!
My final project for today is this ornament I made with the Winter Joy Collection! Love the greens and purples in this line! I got the ornament at Hobby Lobby and it came already filled with the fake snow! I simply added the rubons and trim and it was ready to go!
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My final bit of news is to remind you to stop by the GCD Studios blog to check out their CHA Winter releases! They are sharing images as well as having some fabulous giveaways. Donna Salazar has designed 2 new collections and Melody Ross has designed another one as well! All of them are fabulous!!!

HAPPY HUGS & HAPPY HOLIDAYS
Juliana

PS...If you have lasted this long you deserve to know that once I get settled into my new home, which will be some time in early January, I will be having a FABULOUS GIVEAWAY that you and all of your friends will not want to miss! So stay tuned!

HUGS AGAIN!!!

11 comments:

  1. Beautiful work, Juliana! I have missed hanging out with all of you at Bo Bunny.

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  2. oh my goodness girl..you are amazingly talented. Thanks so much for the sweet comment you left on my blog..it enabled me to find you and all your beautiful work!

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  3. What a fun packed post! Love all your lovely projects! :)

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  4. WOW! I love it when you catch us up on all your projects...they're all great! I especially love the ornament card & thought "of course it would be my fav!" when I read that it was a lot of fussy cutting (I'm very familiar with fussy cutting from quilting)...oh well, ya' gotta admit that the time spent doing it was worth it!

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  5. Love all your projects! Happy holidays for you too, Juliana!!

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  6. Beautiful pieces! I always enjoy the inspiration I find in your blog. Enjoy the settling-in!

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  7. oooh, lovely projects juliana!! those ornaments must look great on your tree! hope you have a wonderful christmas and happy new year!!

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  8. Hi Juliana,
    I want to wish you a Merry Christmas. Have a great weekend. Jolanda Meurs/Netherlands

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  9. Hi Juliana! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas, my friend! What a wonderful post this is. LOVE all your scrappy projects. You are a master. I really love your idea of adding a removable ornament to your cards.
    Wishing you a very happy New Year!

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Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing. ~Mother Teresa

HUGS!!!
JULIANA