Sunday, November 7, 2010

Scrap Tiffany Holiday Blog Hop

Welcome to Running With Scissors, Spatulas, and Sneakers!  I hope you have been enjoying all the wonderful holiday projects from the Scrap Tiffany Designers. The hop starts at Scrap Tiffany, so if you didn't start there I highly encourage you to begin there and then blog hop all the way back to me.  


My name is Katie. I am so excited to show you the first projects I have worked on for this upcoming holiday season.  


This year I decided to make some necklace charms and ornaments using Tim Holtz Fragments.  The thing about creating pretty little trinkets like these is I always want a nice way to showcase them as gifts. 
Matchbook Gift Card

I made this Riley/Porter necklace for my girlfriend.  Instead of wrapping it inside a box, I created a matchbook card to show it off.  

How I made this matchbook card:
1) I trimmed Basic Grey paper to 12" x 4.5".  
2) Then I scored the bottom of the card at the 3/4" mark and used a small bit of adhesive in the scored crease and folded to create the flap.  
3) I approximated the top of the card and scored two more creased, 1/2" apart to create flat top of the card.
4) To close the card, crease at top scored marks and place front of card neatly into folded bottom crease.
5) I cut a large scalloped square out of the reverse side of the BG paper then cut a window in the square and in the front of the card so the necklace would show.  
6) I used my Crop-a-Dile to punch two, evenly spaced, holes in the top of the card.  
7) I embellished the card to my liking then tied the necklace at the top of card making sure the charm showed through the card window. 

Library Pocket Gift Holder
 I simply embellished a library pocket and then placed two large eyelets at the top of the library pocket so there was a place to tie the ornament charm.   

I love feedback (who doesn't?) & have a small prize for one random comment left on this blog hop post.  If you become a new follower of my blog AND leave a comment I will put your name in the drawing twice.  Winner will be posted on Nov 10th.  

I hope you enjoyed my simple holiday projects.
Kay is next on the ST Holiday Hop.
Kay always has such wonderful projects! 


Here is a list of all the Scrap Tiffany DT....
Sheri ~ Abby ~ Becca ~ Jackie ~
Jennifer ~ Jessica ~ Katie (you are here) ~ Kay (go here next!)

54 comments:

Denise said...

Wow Katie, I don't know what I better - the necklaces or the gorgeous cards you hung them on! Both are amazing. You are such an artist.

Kay said...

Katie, what a great way to give a home made gift. Simply beautiful!

Tiffany said...

Gorgeous Katie!

Abby said...

LOVE your projects!!!!! Love the way you used the christmas flower!!!!

Scrapfaire said...

Thanks so much for those FANTASTIC holders and gift idea! I haven't even started my handmade gifts yet, but am so inspired to start!

Cait said...

Following for more fabulous ideas - love what I'm seeing! :)

becca said...

these are AMAZING!!! love the charms and the cards!!

Jackie said...

Oh what a great idea. I have a ton of those necklaces for gift and I needed a way to wrap them. Thanks :)

Sheri (Aunt Re Re) said...

Katie everything is so pretty! I love the necklace but the cards are gorgeous too!

Brenda said...

WOW how cool is this! You girls are getting me in the Christmas mood...my very first blog hop....getting sooo inspired!

Lisha said...

New follower....love your projects

goatesgirl said...

I love making pretty packaging for my creations as well...I love it all...I am now a follower

Renee said...

Thank you for sharing your beautiful holiday goodies, Katie!!

Vicki said...

Very pretty projects. Thanks for sharing.

anazelia said...

those are both lovely.

Kristi (aka T!) said...

I love both..the necklace is a great gift and the library card would be great to hold a gift card.
Great job!!

Jamie Fox said...

Katie as usual such BEAUTIFUL work! Those necklaces are awesome and the way you showcased them is genius! Beautiful work as always girl!

Lindy said...

Love the necklaces and the cards are beautiful. Lovely gift ideas. Thanks!

Lindy said...

I'm now a follower. I loved looking around your blog.

MommaMcVic said...

Great gift and Packaging!! they are both lovely and are sure to make someones day!!
TFS- Kacee
mcvicwif@yahoo.com

Donna VW said...

Very nice way to show off these lovlies!

BUZZY BEE DESIGNS & GRAPHICS said...

I'm a follower
Yes I enjoyed your simple hoilday projects
Rebecca Minor
buzzybeedesignsATyahooDOTcom
http://buzzybeedesigns.blogspot.com

Brenda said...

Thses are gorgeous. TFS

jennyplace2 said...

Beautiful projects! TFS
jennyplace26@gmail.com

alwayscharlie said...

Katie these are gorgeous ways to showcase your necklaces. Thanks so much for sharing all the info on making them along with the finished projects!

smilesmoore2 at verizon dotnet

Kristina said...

Wow Katie, I don't know which is better...the necklaces or the packages. They are both fabulous!

Rebecca said...

oh my gosh --they are both stunning! Love them :)

creative patti said...

I am a new follower and just love all your projects, The match box card is perfect, thank you for sharing.

Your Croppin' Hosts said...

Already a follower here.
Your charms are lovely and your packaging ideas just charming. Nice work, Katie!

Michelle said...

What a gorgeous way to wrap up your very pretty gifts!

VanessaB said...

WOW. SO BEAUTIFUL!!! both projects are amazing. thanks for sharing them :)

Amanda said...

I love your projects! :)

Bonnie said...

The necklaces are lovely and the presentation is a gift in itself.
bjohn3237@aol.com

Cheryl O said...

KATIE! those are both awesome. I love the librairy card, I neer know what to do with them!

Kim said...

I love the heart necklace! I have some glass pieces laying around to make necklaces with. Thanks for the ideas!!

GabyCreates.com said...

I agree with Kristina, which one is better? the necklace or the card to show it off
started following
Gaby
gabycreates.com

Charlotte said...

These are just delightful!! I love your work. Thanks so much for sharing.

Ginny said...

I'm a new follower, I love your projects!

*Nikki* said...

i am a new follower...i love all your stuff over at scrapfreak!!

Daley said...

That's a really nice idea Katie.

Keely Yowler said...

These are beautiful, Katie! What fabulous gifts.

Laurel said...

Beautiful work!

Amber Branconier said...

so beautiful! i love both your projects!

karennarelle said...

thanks for the inspiration

BuckeyeMomof3 said...

Love these projects. I subscribed I cannot wait to read more of your blog.

juliem said...

Those are great cards.

A Scrap Above said...

Hi Katie~
These are beautiful! I love the little charm, the detail is amazing.
I am a new follower and love what I see, cant wait to see more projects.
TFS and a chance to win
http://ascrapabove.blogspot.com
Bonnie C
ascrapabove@aol.com

dalla said...

Beautiful creations

byondbzr said...

Beautiful projects, thanks for sharing!

Tabitha said...

Love those cards. You are so creative. I make jewelry sometimes for family and this is way better than a little gift box! Thanks for sharing. I am a new follower.
tabitha4cm at yahoo dot com

Lillian Child said...

I love discovering new blogs AND talent in my favorite card crafting hobby! I am now a follower of your blog. Thanks so much for sharing these 2 projects - they are fabulous. I've been wanting to try my hand and making some jewelry with the Tim Holtz products - yours turned out so pretty!

LisaM said...

Fantastic projects Katie! Saw these at MSW and fell in love with the matchbook! So cool!

Thought I was a follower of your blog already, but wasn't so I am now.

Jamie said...

I am a new follower! TFS, I love the projects!

Cher~ said...

Girl, you nailed it with this project. I am so scraplifting this idea!! Gorgeous.