Saturday, 22 December 2012

Merry Xmas To You All

Good Morning to you All
and 

Today I just have a little something to share with you all, as I am now all finished Xmas preparations and as you can imagine playing in my craft room.

This is another of those wonderful hats that my dearest friend Polly gave me the template for.  I was going to put this on an Alice Band and wear it for my Xmas party on Xmas Eve, however after creating it, it is far to heavy to wear on the band, so it makes a super ornament.

It is made from a 12 x 12 piece of card using Polly's template.  After painstakingly putting it together, I decided to add a layer of textured modelling clay.  This I then air brushed in R39, before adding the wonderful white fluff, the sprig of holly and some memory box white snowflakes with some ribbon roses.

Here is another view

I might make another piece and make this into a box yet, we will see, would be lovely to give a give in it.

Anyway that is me, as going to make myself a lovely speciality coffee, whilst I wait for Matt to get up, you see we went shopping at 11.45pm last night and got in at around 1.40am this morning, but it was so worth it, to be able to shop in Tesco with no hassle.

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges

Crafters Circle - Christmas
Crafts 4 Eternity - Anything Goes
Dilly Beans - Ornament
Just Add Ink - Christmas
Sarah Hurley - Xmas
ABC Christmas - Y for your favourite die
Crafting for All Seasons - Green Red Glitter and Sparkle
Creative Belli - Christmas
Divas by Design - Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp - Merry Xmas

Hugs
xxx



38 comments:

kanda said...

What a fabulous hat / decoration.
Merry christmas and a happy new year to you xx

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous Kate,Wishing you and your family a Merry Christmas.xxx

Sue - bearhouse said...

WOW! This is wonderful Kate. Such a fabulous design. I love the white fluffy trim.

I hope you have a wonderful Christmas and Happy New Year

Hugs Sue

Crafty Lark said...

Gorgeous textured project. Wishing you a wonderful Christmas and a great 2013. xx Flora

Stamping in Pink said...

Gorgeous creation Kate! Does the lovely Polly sell templates? I popped over to take a look and couldn't find them - I'd love to make one of these to give to my mum. Have a fab Christmas K x

susie said...

Wow just love your hat - can imagine you laughing wearing it. Have a great Christmas and a happy and healthy New year xxx

Jane said...

What a wonderful hat Kate, a very Merry Christmas, glad you got your shopping . We had Mr Tesco deliver everything on Friday night..perfect!
xx

Nina said...

Beautiful creation !

Merry Christmas

:-) Nina

sam21ski said...

Looks great, pity you can't wear it to your party, you'd look stunning in it.

Hope you all have a great Christmas and all the very best for the new year.

Sam, Martin & Fraz xxxx

KarinsArtScrap said...

merry christmas to you Kate and to your family.

you have decorated the candle beautifully.

greetings karin

Vicky said...

Beautiful Kate :-)

Wishing you a Merry Christmas too Hun...biggest of hugs Vicky xx

rachel said...

Hi Kate - I just love this - its fabulous - just beautiful - shame you can't wear it!!!

Gerrina said...

The hat looks great! Something to enjoy during these festive days! If you're not able to go to my blog by christmas, I wish you fine and happy moments in these days! Hugs, Gerrina

mags said...

A gorgeous project Kate. Love the fluffy trim. Just a pity you couldn't wear it.
Hope you have a great christmas.
Mags
x

Anne-Marie said...

A gorgeous and very special creation! Thanks so much for joining us at Card Crafter's Circle....Merry Christmas!

Bianca said...

That´s such a lovely project Kate! Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons and Happy Christmas! xx Bianca

Lorraine said...

What a gorgeous hat! I love the colour and those fab snowflakes.
Merry Christmas.
Lorraine x

Sonia said...

Stunning creation my lovely friend:)
Love the fluffy trim and the embellishments:)
Have a beautiful Merry Christmas:))
Sonia

ARTFULwings said...

Wow just stunning -what a shame it is too heavy to wear. Have a fab time at the party and a very Merry Christmas to you all. Polly xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

OMG Kate fancy being in Tesco at that time. We went to Sainsburys around 5 pm today and it was a breeze. This is gorgeous, such a lush colour.

Sandra H said...

Thank you Kate and all the best to you and your family xx

Catherine said...

Merry Christmas to you too Kate ! Your hat is awesome ! Gosh you are so creative ! I love it ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

Lexie said...

Oh, this is absolutely fabulous Kate! It's beautifully decorated and looks so much fun. Very different.
xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

Fab creation Kate.

Merry Christmas and a Very Happy New Year. Thank you for following my blog in 2012.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

coops said...

wwo this is stunning kate.really fabulous design.
Wishing you a really Happy Christmas and thanks for your comments on my blog this year :D

xx coops xx

Annette22 said...

what a wonderful christmas hat

have a very merry christmas and a happy new year

hugs

Annette

May said...

AmAzing creation. Love it!! I hope you have a wonderful Christmas & A Happy New Year... Hugs May x x x

Robin Parker said...

What a fabulous Christmas hat!! Love the idea, this is wonderful. Thanks for sharing on the Belli Challenge for Christmas.

debby4000 said...

Oh what a gorgeous Christmas hat, its so beautiful.
Thanks for joining us this week and Merry Christmas from everyone at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.
luv
Debby

Karen Bourke said...

What a fantastic hat Kate - what a shame it's too heavy for the band. How sensible to go shopping so late - at least there was no fighting through the hoardes! Hope you have an amazing Christmas and thanks for all the wonderful inspiration you've given this year.

Hugs.

Karen x

Helen said...

Wow - this is amazing Kate!
Thanks for playing at the ABC Christmas Challenge!
Merry Christmas!
Helen x

Zw@@n said...

FAbulous hat! I also wish you a merry christmas and thank you for playing along with ABC Christmas Challenge. Luv, Wilma

Samantha said...

OMG!!!! this is so much fun! LOVE all the texture your pain was so worth it!!
LOVE IT!
Great to see you once again at ABC Christmas Challenge, Happy Christmas Samantha :0)

ps
Come see our New challenge this week!! :)

Sue said...

Gorgeous! Merry Christmas and thanks for joining us at Dilly Beans this week.

Jayne A said...

Fabulous creation, thanks for joining us at Diva's
Hugs
Jayne

michele said...

Fabulous! Thanks for joining us at Crafts 4 Eternity this week :)

Claireliz said...

That's fantastic, thanks for joining us over at Sarah Hurley this month.
C xx

sparklingblackrose said...

Ooh Kate this is stunning, well done! Thank you so much for joining us at Sarah Hurley Challenges, hope to see you again soon! Elaine DT -xxx- p.s I have new candy if you would like to pop by and enter :-) http://sparklingblackrose-craftmylife.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/new-candy.html

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