Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Crackers 4 Christmas

I'm back again, would you believe I actually have 2 more creations to post after this, but it is getting late so I might leave them for tomorrow. I was on a bit of a roll today, I had several images stamped and coloured and just waiting for some love, and today was the day :) I hope this makes up for me not posting in over a week.
So, I had the idea to make a Christmas cracker in the back of my mind for several weeks but I had not gotten around to finding a template yet, then the other day the wonderful and very talented Debbie made up a template and posted it, talk about great timing, perhaps she can read my mind, lol.
i have used Santa's little helper Tilda from the new so jolly range, you can still get some HERE, I am resisting the urge to get a few more for myself. The more wonderful project I see around the more stamps I want.
The ticket sentiments are from Bizzy Becs digi downloads, I am LOVING them! The one on the card says 'wishing you joy this Christmas' and the cracker says 'sweet wishes for Christmas' which I thought was appropriate as the cracker is designed to hold chocolates, it looks about the right size for Lindt balls, but they are too yummy to give away :) on an unrelated note, I went to chadstone the other week and the Lindt store there had peanut butter chocolate balls, YUM, unfortunately they are exclusive to them, bugger!
It does not show up in the photo but i have glittered all the fur trim on tildas hat and the small fluer de lis die cut. It had a lovely sparkle in real life. Something you also don't see in the photo is that Tilda on the cracker is actually slightly bent at the waist and placed on one of the sides so she looks as if she is actually sitting up on there.

These little creations play along with:
Magnolia Down Under - Bedazzled
Pile it On - Tinsel town
Stamp Something - Glitzy somethings
Die Cuts R Us - Project with a holiday feel


Kellie Winnell said...

Fran........WOW.....Girl you have "almost" made me speechless! This set is AMAZING! Love the colours used and just WOW! Thanks so much for playing along and joining us at Magnolia Down Under Challenges. Hope to see you back again next challenge. xx

Hugs, Kel
MDUC Site Owner.

Tracey Feeger said...

Oh you have absolutely outdone yourself with this one. I love it. It is gorgeous. Your colouring is perfect as usual. Thanks for joining MDUC.

Kristy Young said...

WOW very very stunning! You have blown me away.
Thanks so much for joining in the Magnolia down under challenge.
Kristy x

Sue said...

Fran, what a beautiful set. The colors are wonderful and so attractive. Love your crackers. Thanks for joining us at the MDUC this week.

Gwen said...

This is amazing work, Fran. So glad you are part of our challenge this week at DCRU. Your little Tildas are so pretty and the Fleur di leis really looks great on your project.


Kimba-Slydog said...

Just wonderful!!!

Thanks for joining us this week at MDUC.


Helen said...

These are gorgeous!
Thanks for joining us at the SCSC!
Helen x

62 Cards - Sammye Jo said...

LOVE the colors!!! (My bedroomis done in these!!) Such great work! So glad you joined us again this week at DCRU!!
Sammye Jo

Sue Lelli said...

Just FAB! LOVE the colors and all the details! I would love to be on the receiving end!!

Bec said...

OMG.. I love these.. love the colour combo too.. Bec xx

Amber said...

Fran I adore your creations! The images and the coloring is just perfect! Your blog is also great! Thanks for joining us this week at Die Cuts R Us!
Amber *DCRU DT*

62 Cards - Sammye Jo said...

Congrats on your WIN this week at DCRU!!

Julia Moss said...

Congratulations on your win at Die Cuts R Us. It was well-deserved!

Janice M said...

Adorable creations!! Congrats on your win at Die Cuts!

Gwen said...

Fran, I am just head over heels for your Magnolia card and gift idea. So perfect for this time of year. Congratulations on being chosen for the Winner of DCRU's Challenge this week. You did an amazing job. Hope to see you there for our next challenge.