Thursday, July 22, 2010

CHRISTMAS IN JULY BLOG HOP !!


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Hi there friends!


Welcome to the first ever Papercraft Star Blog Hop. I hope that you are enjoying all of our "Christmas in July" projects.


If you have arrived here from Regan's blog, you are in the right place. If not, you'll want to start at the beginning, right HERE. Each member of our team has some wonderful blog candy to give away, so be sure to visit every stop along the way.


All you need to do here at Chai Tea N' Me to win all these goodies is become a follower and leave me a comment. My regular followers need only leave a comment. You will have a lot of fun scrounging through this pile!!
I'll announce the winner on Monday July 26th, so be sure to come back and see who wins.


Now on to my project..

I did a wall hanging for my Christmas project. This was super easy, and would have been easier if I had just sewn the paper into 4 blocks, instead of cutting them apart. This is a good way to use those 12 x 12 papers that have just one really large image on them. I do cards almost exclusively, which means you can only ever see a part of the paper itself. I did back it with another piece of cardstock, and shadowed the letters too. I cut the letters with SCAL and a font from dafont.com.

Glad you stopped by ! Hop on over to Kristina's World next - you will be glad you did !

and now for the small print:

Paper: DCWV, Rustic Stack
Cardstock : Martha Stewart
Brads : Recollections
Ribbon : Michaels $1 bin
Distress Ink from Ranger Ink
Beading thread
Old dead stick from Jan's back yard

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46 comments:

  1. Hi Jan,
    I'm new to your wonderful blog but actually came over here through Steph and Tracy, I've been following their blogs for quite a while now. What a gorgeous wallhanger this is for Christmas! This would certainly look dashing on your wall!
    Take care and have a nice weekend, ~Ira

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  2. Great project Jan! I love the gold and the brads with the gold thread is a nice touch!
    Regan

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  3. I like your Christmas wall hanging and the blog candy looks like a lot of fun!

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  4. Wall hanging looks great. Thanks for sharing. I am now a follower.

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  5. thanks for the inspiration to do something other than just cards or layouts- love the wall hanging idea, especially for using 12x12 papers with a large image. great idea! thanks for sharing!

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  6. What a lovely project. Great job.

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  7. I have done these types of hangings before and I have to say they are super fun...I also just discovered your blog today through the hop and I absolutyely love the name...Chai is my fave!!!

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  8. Really pretty Jan, I like this idea....gonna have to lift this one ;)
    UUMMM, amazing blog candy....gonna be a lucky winner.

    xoxo,
    ~K

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  9. This looks great! Very creative. :)
    - April W

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  10. Very pretty. I am getting so much inspiration.

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  11. Hi! i am new to your blog and would just like to say AWESOME! i LOVE this wall hanging you have made for the blog hop. going to have to give this one a try. thanks!

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  12. Our SCAL master is at it again! Love that DP and the way you "tied" the pieces together. YAY Jan!

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  13. Wowswers Jan! Check out that blog candy!! Love your wall hanging! Have a great weekend and congrats on the new DT position at Papercraft Star! You deserve it!

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  14. WoWzA, Jan, this is fabulous! A beautiful decoration and I'm lovin' the unexpected color combination ... gorgeousness!

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  15. Your Noel hanging is awesome! Thanks for a great giveaway

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  16. Such a clever wall hanging. So pretty! Am a follower.

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  17. love it "old dead stick" hahha

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  18. Thanks for your comment on my card, glad I could make you laugh. Great blog candy, I've become a follower.

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  19. I am really loving on this wall hanging. What a fantastic idea... which I plan to steal. :-)

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  20. What a wonderful christmas project! I love that pink rosey card for 365 days too! Thanks for stopping by my blog to say hello!

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  21. Love the wall hanging and the branch it hangs on. Really thinking outside the box.

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  22. I love the wall-hanging idea.

    Great blog candy, too! I am a new follower to your blog ~ thanks for sharing your cute ideas.

    Laura

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  23. This is so you.I love it , simple, understated and very lovely.

    hugs
    Gail

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  24. I'm a follower! Nice project and thanks for the chance!

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  25. Discovered your blog today after you left a comment on my blog about my criss-cross card! I'm now following your blog, and I think your wall hanging will be perfect when you decorate your house for Christmas!
    Your blog candy is "delicious."

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  26. I really love this project, I may give it a try.

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  27. WOW! You ladies are all full of such great ideas! I love this blog hop!

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  28. pretty wall hanging, jan! love the lettering. very pretty! have a great weekend! *hugs* steph :)

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  29. Gorgeous wall hanging. I love the non-traditional colours! Fabulous contribution to the hop =)

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  30. Great idea. I can see myself doing this in red and green (my favorite christmas colors)

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  31. Pretty wallhanging....and I"m following.

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  32. Great job on the wallhanging. I really do like it. Just found your blog and am following. TFS.

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  33. WOW---this is a great wallhanging! I really need to step away from cards and try something outside the box!! LOVE it:) Thanks for the chance to win!

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  34. Amazing at all the different things one can do with all the supplies we accumulate. Love the opportunity to get more!!! Thanks following you now!!

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  35. So pretty, love the wallhanging. Im a follower!!

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  36. Love your project! TFS!

    ~Emily

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  37. Love how unique your wall hanging is! Beautiful job! Love the colors you selected
    Fun hop! That is a lot of blog candy goodness you are giving away, how exciting! I signed up to be a follower. :)

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  38. very nice blog honored to join along.

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  39. Gorgeous project and I love your blog! I've become a follower too.. Thanks!

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  40. I'm a follower too now =) Your project looks so elegant! Very nice!

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  41. What a great idea for a simple, but beautiful project! I am a follower as well now! Thanks for sharing!

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  42. Love your Wall Hanging!! WOW, now that's some AWESOME candy you are giving away! I have become a follower. THANKS BUNCHES for the chance to win! Have a GREAT Day, Me-Ma Kim

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  43. Cool project. I'd love to see step by step how you did it

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