Friday, January 25, 2013

11 Months 'til Christmas Hop

Hello Crafty Friends,

Can you believe we have decided to countdown to Christmas again!?!? Since we thought planning ahead was such a success and to reduce the stress this year, we are starting earlier. I am looking forward to creating Christmas cards, tags, and/or decor and being prepared. I still didn't have enough last year even with starting 6 months prior to the holidays, so I have to double up this time!

We are doing one aspect of the hop differently...monthly themes. WELL...I was just excited to start my Christmas projects that I forget to incorporate the theme..Snowbound! Let's just pretend there is snow everywhere! : )
I used non-traditional colors for this matching set...a card and a tag while using this sketch from Weekly Christmas Card Challenges.
I love presents no matter what size or color!
Fancy Pants paper ~ St. Nick (Thank You Carissa)
burgandy and blue card stock
ivory embossed card stock
Sweethearts Cricut cartridge ~ present
blue gems
blue button
burgandy flower
ivory embroidery floss 
burgandy ink

Here is the "11 Months Till Christmas Blog Hop" order: 
9.) Nikki (Guest Designer):

Be sure to come back each month on the 25th for some Christmas spirit. Hop on over to Sally now for her Christmas Countdown project.

Stay Creative,


  1. LOL I see snow when I look out my window so your card is perfect love the little presents on them hugs Nikki

  2. These are so pretty. Love the colors and the design. Would be perfect for any occasion.

  3. Wow, what a great idea for a blog hop. I really need to be more organised this year, I hope I can find the time to play along! Great the touch of Bling.

  4. Georgiana, your card and tag set is just wonderful! Since it is the first month of the hop for 2013 you get a pass on the snow, there is a lot on the ground outside so you are safe, lol, no worries.

    Thank you so much for playing along with the team again this year, can not wait to see all your wonderful creations!


  5. Very cute cards Wow 11 Months the year is going by fast!

  6. beautiful job Georgiana!!
    TFS and happy Friday!!!

  7. Great colours you used for this set. I really like how the tag and the card match. I also see snow out my window so I guess that counts....LOL!!! Hugs!!

  8. Cute card and tag. I like using non-traditional colours.

  9. Beautiful card Georgiana! I love the pretty paper and gorgeous flower!
    Sherrie K

  10. With snow or without these two are an awesome set and a great start to a wonderful collection :)

  11. Love your card and maching tag!!! Your colour choice is fantastic. I think I did see some snow falling (just looked out my window) so you've made the snowbound theme as far as I am concerned LOL.


  12. yes never too soon for Christmas project you can never have enough. Card and tag beautiful combo

  13. Pretty! I love that the colors aren't the normal Christmas colors :)

    Hugs, Sheena

  14. We have a lots of snow here, freezing rain yesterday, so it still looks a lot like Christmas. lol This is so cute! Love it!
    Lots of Hugs,

  15. I am imagining snow as ours has almost gone. Love your card and tag regardless, great colour combo and love the presents.
    Have a good day.
    Hugs Sally xx

  16. Oh gee, I want to keep up with making Christmas cards this year, so I'll try to do this. Great idea, too, to make a card and a tag, or several cards at once! Yours are pretty, G.

  17. Gorgeous card & tag!!
    Have a Wonderful weekend,

  18. Lovely card and tag very cute, Love the papers

  19. I love your matching card and gift tag. They are so pretty. I love that deep red with the light blue. Thanks for sharing. Edwina Brown

  20. I think you used some great colors for your card and the tag, they are both fantastic! =)
    Hugs, Elenor

  21. Georgiana ~ Well I LOVE your card and matching tag ~ the colors are so warm and PERFECT and personally I think the blue could be snow! LOL! Any way I must say I LVOE your idea of starting early ~ I hope I can do the same this year! WONDERFUL creation and idea!!


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