Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Craft-Dee BowZ "Ornamental" Reds and Golds

I'm up on the Craft-Dee BowZ Blog with my December inspiration for you!

I'm a traditional kind of gal when it comes to the Christmas holidays.  I love the deep, rich reds and greens along with the ever present gold and silver that accompany them during the season.  Here at Craft-Dee BowZ, we are working with these colors during the month of December following a Christmas/holiday theme for our projects.

I created a card using red and white with gold accents.   The fabulous ribbon in our DT package this month was perfect to adorn the top of this Christmas ornament!

"Merry Christmas"

The card base is deep red cardstock matted with white pearl, embossed paper.  I used a folder that reminded me of falling snow as the background.  The ornament is a two part die-cut, the base and the over layer.   I added a gold jump ring at the top of the ornament along with a red/gold bow created with my amazing Craft-Dee BowZ tool.  Making bows is an easy task when using this tool. The sentiment sticker was another fun treat that came with our DT product.  It's matted with both white and gold paper cut with one of my favorite tag die-cuts.  I used pop dots on the back of the ornament and sentiment tag for added dimension.

Featured Product
Craft-Dee BowZ Bow Making Tool

From my stash...
Memory Box Colette Ornament
Memory Box Drop Ornament
Spellbinders Fancy Tags

Thanks for stopping by to share my holiday inspiration!

Be sure to play along with our December monthly challenge...
"Anything goes and include a bow".
You could be the winner of 25 yards of yummy ribbon.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Craft-Dee BowZ December Blog Hop!

December is here and the year is quickly coming to an end. 
It's time for another inspirational Craft-Dee BowZ Blog Hop!

The blog hop theme is "Christmas/Holiday".
Our design team is waiting to share their holiday inspiration with you!
Start at the Craft-Dee BowZ  blog for quidelines and prize information.   From there you will visit each of the design team member blogs listed below.  If you get lost along the way just refer back to the Craft-Dee Bowz blog, and don't forget to leave one last comment there.

Let's get hoppin'...
Here's my Christmas holiday inspiration...

"Peace"

I wanted a clean and simple card to highlight the elegant die cut word, "Peace".  The base of red cardstock is matted with corrugated, white glitter paper.  The green die cut tree is embellished with a few red sequins and a star at the top.  The sheer organza green bow was easy to make using my Craft-Dee BowZ Bow Making Tool...always on my craft table.

To be eligible for the Craft-Dee BowZ  Bow Making Tool prize, you must leave a comment on each of the listed blogs. But the team is small, so it won't take long and you'll see lots of inspiration along the way!

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Thanks for stopping by to share my December Blog Hop inspiration! 

You can play along with the Craft-Dee BowZ December Christmas/holiday challenge until the end of the month.  Visit the "Monthly Challenge" tab at the top of the Craft-Dee BowZ Blog and click on the December challenge to link up your entry.  Challenge guidelines are HERE.

Monday, December 1, 2014

Craft-Dee BowZ December Challenge/Magic Hat!

December is here already...the final month of 2014 and it's time for another challenge at Craft-Dee BowZ.

Our Design Team theme this month is Christmas/Holiday using the colors of red, green, gold and a multi loop bow.

This is a magical time of year and what could be more magical than a snowman, especially one that comes to life.  I remember watching the holiday shows as a child and Frosty was one of my favorite!

Frosty the snowman was a jolly happy soul
With a corncob pipe and a button nose...


When I came across this black hat shaped basket, I knew it was going to become a magical piece of holiday decor.  I even found snowballs to fill the hat.  It already has a reserved place waiting!


I used both of my Craft-Dee BowZ bow making tools to create a large bow for the snowman's hat.   They are attached together with Velcro end to end.  A great and easy way to make larger bows!


The ribbon is soft and wool like...perfect for a snowman!


The finished multi loop bow with short tails is hot glued to the hat band.  I added a large snowflake, corncob pipe, and a sprig of artificial berries to complete the embellishing.

Featured Product
 Craft-Dee BowZ Bow Making Tool

We can't wait to see your project!

Link it up at the bottom of the December challenge post.  It lasts all month long, so there's lots of time to play along.  You could be the next winner of a 25 yard spool of yummy ribbon!

Check the challenge guidelines located in the  Craft-Dee BowZ Blog

Thanks for stopping by!


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