Today is...

not Christmas! It's April Fool's Day! However, the projects I am sharing are very Christmassy (is that even a word?!) indeed!
I created these projects last weekend and I plan to use them as Christmas gifts this year. I have had this paint can (actually I had 2 of them and the other one is still sitting there.) for about 2 years waiting for me to do something to it. Well, here is what I did! I used all Basic Grey papers, chipboard and stickers, embellished these with a bit of glitter and added an edging with the Apron Lace punch. And I have to tell you... I am in love with this punch! I just wish I had all of the new Fiskar's punches! But for now, I guess I'll have to settle with just this one!!! The second project is again made with more Basic Grey, glitter and this time the Marta Stewart lace punch! Oh, and I love this punch too!

I also wanted to share a few thing that I have seen lately that inspired me or helped me!

This way cool Easter Basket idea by Laura Canale...

And aren't these little critters by Stephanie Hart just adorable?!
And they are buttons! I can totally see these on a scrappy page!!!!

How to customize your free blogger templates.
(I used this recently to make mine a 3 column blog. It was super easy, just follow the directions!)

And this great home decorating/design site...

I hope you all are having a great week!
Thanks for looking!



  1. These are lovely Juliana! Wow you are on a roll girl! I love the scroll on the the paint can one.

  2. Wow, Christmas gifts! Maybe if I get started now I might have them done by then :) Awesome projects.

  3. wow, these are gorgeous! I hope you are submitting them! I LOVE how you made the scroll that the Noel is on. Very creative!

  4. Your projects are so pretty Juliana!!! I love them! :D That paint can is a cool idea!!

  5. Gorgeous projects, Juliana. The paint can is gorgeous. Great job, girl!!

  6. Your projects are!!!!

  7. Those are wonderful!!!!!!! Love the scroll on the paint can!

  8. Those are SO gorgeous, juliana! Wonderful gifts! I really want that apron lace punch - I must find it! Thx for the links, will check them out!

  9. These are beautiful! Very creative!

  10. Great idea to get an early start - I still have lots of Christmas paper that I love.

    Thanks for sharing the link for the 3 colum blogger template - I have been looking for one like that...yours looks great!


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