Seasons Givings Blog Hop

Hello and Welcome!
I'm so excited to be participating in this year's 
Each blog that you visit along the way will offer a unique giveaway, so
don't miss a single stop and be sure to tell your craft-loving friends!

A little about me: I'm currently designing for Scrapbook Adhesives
and will be announcing a NEW Design Team addition in the next
couple of days!  I also teach at Big Picture Classes and was honored
to teach this past October during Designer Day at the "She Loves Color"
Event hosted by Bella Blvd.  

Whimsy by Shellye's Give-A-Way
All product is BRAND NEW!
Vintage Girl 12X12 Double-Sided Papers (8 sheets) and Sticker Sheet 
from Photo, Play, Paper- 8X8 Blush/Gold Mini Album from
Teresa Collins- Chipboard Dress Form Trio- Aqua Ribbon, Pearl Wire and Black
Mini Pom Trim from May Arts- Extreme Double Sided Tape from
Home & Hobby by Scrapbook Adhesives- Ciao Chip Letters from Bella Blvd-
PLUS: handmade felt flowers, felt bird, paper bags, black tassels, wooden
hearts, paper doilies,
 label sticker and zipper bag!

I will also award TWO lucky readers with a handmade felt-embellished
planner/journal bookmark from my Etsy Shop!

1- Follow this blog (Google+, Bloglovin or Both!)
2- Leave a comment of a crafty goal for 2019
  3- For an EXTRA ENTRY...follow me on Instagram!


**Winners will be announced Saturday, January 5th**
Complete List and Order of Seasons Givings Blog Hop:
Ashley Newell
Beth Pingry
Giovana Smith
Dana Joy
Heather Hoffman
Margie Higuchi
Mindy Eggen
Julie Tilman
Cindy Lawrence
Jessica Frost-Ballas
Kelly Latevola
Emily Midgett
Ilina Crouse
Emily Leiphart
Kristi Goulet
Debi Adams
Tracey McNeeley
Wanda Guess
Ashley Harris
Tracey McLennon
Janine Tinklenberg
Amy Rysavy
Caly Person
Marcie Sharp
Mary-Ann Coulter
Amy Tsuruta
Tricia Barber
Shemaine Smith
Christine Meyer
Lisa Henke
Shellye McDaniel  <---you :="" are="" b="" here="">
Yvonne Van Der Grijp
Lynette Kaufmann
Laura Williams
Dana Tatar
Cheiron Brandon
Patti Gilliam
Gracie Chavez
Carisa Zglobicki
Debbie Seyer
Mariana Grigsby
Michelle Woerner
Deborah Saaranen
Lisa Stein

Thank you so much for joining all of us during this
Seasons Givings Blog Hop...I hope that you enjoy visiting!

Christmas Diorama Shadowbox

Christmas Greetings and Welcome
to my contribution to the weeklong projects featuring
 Scrapbook Adhesives and Graphic 45

For today's hop, I'm using the precious new collection,
to create this sweet "Diorama Shadowbox" even lights up!

Here is a peek at a few of the supplies that I've used:
To begin, I've used a battery-operated LED tea-light that actually
has a timer included.  The timer is perfect for switching on in 
the evening and it automatically turns off after 6 hours.  

I wanted to add the light inside the top of the box, so I first traced
around the tea-light onto the inner box.  

Next I carefully cut the traced circle out using an Xacto knife.
Before attaching the light, I made sure that it fit nice and flush
inside of the hole.

I used a strip of the Extreme 1/4" Double Sided Tape and wrapped
it around the base of the tea light and then placed it inside the opening.

From the Christmas Magic Collection are these fun journal cards.
The package comes with two of each design, so it's perfect for
layering!  I chose a couple of the cards and then trimmed around
smaller details of one card to layer onto the full rendition.  

After making a triangular base from a piece of patterned paper,
I used foam squares to layer the cut-out pieces onto the fuller pieces.

After covering the inside with some of the patterned paper, I 
attached the journal card of choice and then layered on the
matching cut-outs with foam.  In the fore-front I added the
little triangular accent that was made above.  

With the box closed and the light on you can see how beautifully
3D everything looks!  I attached some bottle-brush style trees 
with 3D Adhesive Dots, as well as a sentiment to hide the 
triangle base.

A bow and large sentiment sticker were attached to the front
along with a jingle bell.

Perfect addition for a little one's room or an end table and 
certainly a fun conversation piece :)
Thank you for joining me today and be sure to stop by
the Scrapbook Adhesives Blog to take a look at all of 
the beautiful holiday projects!

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