Monday, November 25, 2013

12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop Day 1

Welcome to the 12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop Day 1. This hop will take place November 25th through December 6th and the new postings each day will be posted by 8am eastern standard time. This hop will be full of wonderful ideas and inspiration to get you well on your way of creating all of those beautiful Christmas project. This is an awesome way to get a lot of your Christmas cards, and scrapbook layouts finished, home decorations completed and maybe even be inspired to create something using a new technique that you have never tried.  There will be a new project posted each and every day by all the wonderful amazing ladies in this hop. Also each day we will have a guest designer or two for you to visit. I will be giving away some wonderful blog candy each day of the hop from our amazing sponsors that we have for this hop. I will be posting all the winners from this hop on December 10th. Every one has a chance to win including the ladies participating in the hop and even the guest designers and the sponsors. At the end of each post I will have a list of all the sponsors who are sponsoring this hop all you need to do is click on their name to go to their sites and check out all the wonderful sites. I want to thank each and everyone of the sponsors for their generosity. It has been greatly appreciated.
                                                                         Here is a complete line up for the hop in case you get lost along the way. 
                                                               You wont want to miss any of the wonderful projects these talented ladies have made.
1. Lisa ~
*Angela ~   Our Day 1 Guest Designer Spot
2. Pam -
3. Sheila - 
4. Teresa-
5. Scrappin Madge
6. Miranda -
7. Robin Lane -
8. Scrappin Toxic Midge-
9. Deb Rodgerson
10.Theresa -
11. Sandy-
12. Diana -
13. Alicia
14.  Lucy ~
15.  Lori ~
16. Beth~
17. Shawnee~
18. Thia~
19. Inga
20. Heather~
21. Denise
22. Kathy -
23. Daphne -
24. Anna -
25. Jessica -

 For today's project I decided to make a wreath
using the 12 Days of Christmas Paper Stack
from Graphic 45

 (click on image to enlarge)

I would like to thank Kristin Wilson for the inspiration on creating this wreath and for the amazing 
YouTube video tutorial she did of a teachers wreath. Below is the tutorial I followed to create this wreath.
It is such an easy tutorial to follow. Thanks again Kristin for a great tutorial. 

 Now on to the blog candy for day 1 of this hop. Today we will have 2 winners so I will be giving away 2 different blog candies.
To be eligible for the blog candy you must leave a comment on this post and be a follower of my blog. You can earn extra enteries
by doing the following and leaving a comment saying you did.

*Earn an extra entry by stopping by Little Scraps of Heaven Designs facebook Page HERE and leave
a comment saying you are stopping by from the 12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop.

*Earn an extra entry by stopping by Joy's Life facebook Page HERE and leave
a comment saying you are stopping by from the 12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop.

Blog Candy #1 One is from our wonderful sponsor
Little Scraps Of Heaven Designs will be giving one 
lucky winner a $20.00 gift certificate to their store.
Blog Candy #2 is from our wonderful sponsor
  Joy's Life will be giving one lucky winner
her stamp set "Oh Christmas Puns"

I want to thank each and every sponsor for all their wonderful generosity. You all are truly amazing. Here is a list of all the sponsors of this hop. 
Please be sure to check them all out you will be glad you did.

Honeybearz Designs - Yummy Crafting Candy

Teresa Russell - $10.00 Gift Card from
her facebook group Scrapping For Less

Pazzles - Two digital download gift cards for a Cutting Collection of choice.

Kathy's Cozies - A custom Cozy for an Expression, Expression 2, Cricut Create, 
Cricut Mini, or Silhouette Cameo. Whoever wins can pick their own fabric.

Paper Sweeties - $10.00 Gift Card

ScrappyDew - $20.00 Gift Card

My Creative Time - Stamp Set

Little Scraps of Heaven Designs -  $20.00 Gift Voucher

Paper Creations by Mindy - $15.00 Gift Certificate

Pretty Paper, Pretty Ribbons - $15.00 Gift Certificate

Xyron - 2 Teresa Collins Adhesive Kits

Joys Life - "Oh Christmas Puns" stamps

Timeless Twine -$15.00 Gift Certificate

Too Cute by Jessica - $25.00  Giftcard

Designs on Cloud 9 - $20.00 Gift Certificate

LoveBug Creations - $15.00 Gift Certificate

The Paper Parade - $40.00 Gift Certificate

The Paper Nest Dolls - $25.00 Gift Certificate

Jessica Douglass Wilson -$10.00 to her Close To My Heart store

Lettering Delights -a gift valued at $10.00

Scrapping Bug Designs - $50.00 gift certificate the gift 
certificate excludes sale prices.

3 Girl Jam - $10.00 Gift Certificate

SVG Attic - $25.00 Gift Certificate

Pinque Peacock $10.00 Gift Certificate

SVG Cuts - $20.00 Gift Certificate

Blue Moon Creations - 12 digital images

Sherri Baldy Stamps - $15.00 Gift Certificate for digi stamps

Now hop on over to see what Angela one of our guest designers has created. 


  1. I am LOVING this! I'm going to do something similar with a Bible. My 2 year old son tore out pages of an older bible that I had, so instead of throwing it away, I'm going to use that! LOVE this, this is too cute, and I can't wait to see what you do tomorrow!

  2. Gorgeous wreath! LOVE it.
    Midge :)

  3. I've been wanting to make this wearth ever since I saw it. I do have the 12 days of Christmas pack fom Graphic45 and the papers are so pretty. Now I know what to use them for. Thanks for the video. I'm going to love this hop before i even start. I will be going to all the sites. Thanks

    Vickie Bryan

  4. Good morning Lisa! Your wreath is absolutely beautiful! I love the choice of Graphic 45 papers some of my favorite! I am a loyal follower and I visited joy's life fb page of which I was already a fan! I love today's giveaway from her! And I became a new liker of little scrap of heaven's fb page! Have a great day!

  5. Love the wreath!!!!! So happy to be a part of this hop!

  6. Oh my love the wreath!!! What fun, I for sure want to make one of these thanks for including the tutorial! Great Job!! Thanks for letting me be in this hop with you, I can't wait to see all of the amazing talent!! loves-Scrappin Madge

  7. What a beautiful wreath! I love it!

  8. I stopped by Joy's Life facebook page and told her hi :)

  9. I also commented on LSHD facebook page. Thanks so much for this wonderful blog hop!

  10. I am a new follower.. and have stopped by all the stops.. what a fun lot of inspiration .. I never have looked a blog hop before...such fun I have missed..

  11. Oh wow! I've never seen a wreath made like this before. Yours is gorgeous! Loooove the paper you chose! TFS the tut, too! :-)

    I am soooooo gonna love this hop!!! :-) Thanks to all the hostesses, guests and sponsors! :-)

    I'm already a follower, so now I'm headed off to go hoppin'!!! :-)

  12. Very nice wreath with Graphic 45 papers! Very festive! Already a follower and I did stop by the other two facebook pages and thank them for sponsoring as well! Off to hop and shop!

  13. I love this pretty wreath, how creative! New follower.

  14. What a gorgeous wreathe - I love the papers! Thanks for hosting this hop and letting me play along!!

  15. I love your wreathe the paper is you used is gorgeous!! I'm already a follower. I can't wait to see what all the other designers have used.

    racincrafts at aim dot com

  16. I stopped by Joy's Life facebook page and told her hi

    racincrafts at aim dot com

  17. I stopped by LSHD's facebook and told them hi.

    racincrafts at aim dot com

  18. Absolutely love your wreath & I hope to be able to someday make one too. Thank you for organizing this wonderful blog hop, Lisa.
    I'm already a follower
    I left a comment on Little Scraps of Heaven Designs FB page
    I left a comment on Joy's Life FB page.

  19. Love love LOVE this project!! I gotta try it!!!

  20. This wreath is just darling! Thank you so much for the tutorial! I have marked it in my bookmarks so I can make it when I have time.


  21. I love your wreath idea... How super cute. I have been following you for a bit. Thanks for the chance to win some yummy candy.

  22. Visited Little scrapes of heaven's facebook page and wow what adorable items. I let her know you sent me :)

  23. Joy's Life wow thank you for sending me to check out her facebook page did you see those super cute ornaments with the extra gum. Ahhhh to die for. I also left her a little message that you sent me :)

  24. Already a follower. Super cute wreath - love the Graphic 45 papers.
    isoscia at aol dot com

  25. I left a comment on Little Scraps of Heaven Designs FB page
    isoscia at aol dot com

  26. I left a comment on Joy's Life FB page
    isoscia at aol dot com

  27. I am a follower and love your beautiful wreath!!! I am going to scrap-lift this idea and make one for my door! Like Joys life & LSHD on FB.
    Have a wonderful day,
    ♥ Crafting With Creative M ♥
    ♥ 2 Creative Chicks Challenge Blog ♥

  28. Love your paper wreath. What a great idea. Thanks so much for sharing xx

  29. I loved this first time I saw it, great project. Thanks for sharing and have a blessed day,
    ♥ Scrapbook Blessings Club DT ♥
    ♥ A Working Mom's Joy ♥

  30. I'm already a follower of your blog !! I LOVE YOUR WREATH!! Very inspirational!! Thank you for sharing!! :)

  31. Left a comment at Joy's Life (new lik"er" there)

  32. Left a comment at Scraps of Heaven too!

  33. This is a great project! I made one last year for fall. I love the papers used and the Santa. Very cool prizes. Thanks for all your work on this annual event Lisa! A usual you have done a fabulous job! Tami

  34. Super cute wreath, I love it, I may have to try to make one myself. Thanks for sharing.

    Robin Lane

  35. Lisa thanks for sharing how to do this! I want to make one so bad it is too cute! Thanks for letting me be apart of you amazing hop!

  36. What a super fun wreath!!! I can't wait to try one of these!!!

    Bug hugs,

  37. I LOVE your wreath. What a cute Santa center. TFS.
    Crafty hugs,
    (follow Google)
    (would love to follow by email but can't find a way to do it)
    dmcardmaker (at)(AOL)(dot)(com)

  38. Lisa - that is an awesome wreath - thanks for the video too and for the hop - enjoy your crafting week! Gail utbo1 @ att do net

  39. Hi Lisa- I stopped by Little Scraps of Heaven FB page and left the comment that I was visiting from the 12 Days of Christmas Blog hop - have a lovely week! utb01 @ att dot net no spaces

  40. What a beautful wreath! I left comments on Joy's Life & Little Scraps of Heaven Fb pages.

  41. I forgot to mention in my orig. post that I stopped by Little Scraps of Heaven and Joy's Life and left a comment on both. :-)

  42. I am a day late but I am on my way.... Your wreath is Beautiful :)

  43. I stopped by Little Scrap of Heaven Designs :)

  44. visited little scraps of heaven's fab page

  45. love your wreath! can't wait to watch that video and try one out!

  46. Your wreath is GREAT! Thank you very much for including the video :) Also big hugs
    and Thank yous for this blog hop .:)

  47. I definitely need to be a stalker of your blog for a while....I have a lot of scraplifting to do! LOL. This is fabulous. I can't wait to watch the video tutorial! TFS!

  48. Stopped by to give some Crafty Hugs to Little Scraps of Heaven on FB!

  49. Stopped by to give some Crafty Hugs to Joy's on FB!

  50. Lisa, this is absolutely amazing!!! love it!!

  51. Gorgeous project, Lisa! I LOVE this wreath! TFS, and thanks for the chance to win!


  52. Just left comments on both FB pages!


  53. This is such a beautiful homespun, cozy Christmas wreath! I just love it and that cute little Santa!

  54. I am a follower of your blog!

  55. Stopped by Little Scraps of Heaven on Facebook, commented and liked!

  56. Stopped by Joy's Life on Facebook left a comment and liked!

  57. Excellent hop! Thanks for the inspiration. I'm working on commenting on all the posts to date. Thanks for the giveaways!!

    La-Vie B.
    Follow me at C’est La-Vie Designs Unlimited, LLC

  58. This is such a beautiful display of all the festive colors! Love the wreath and appreciate the tutorial link you added!