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Friday, December 17, 2010

Jingle-Jangle Blog Party

Jingle bells Jingle Bells Jingle all the way oh what fun it is to ride in a one horse open sleigh...Hey!

Welcome to the Jingle-Jangle Blog Party! I am so super glad you joined us today because there are some really awesome Ornaments to take a look at. If you just got here from Nicole's bloggie then you are in the right place. If you just stumbled upon my bloggie you might want to start at the beginning with Gale!

Here is the order in case you get lost anywhere!

Gale http://www.thehappystamper.com/
Ruthie http://septemberninth.blogspot.com/
Alisha http://felisa21.blogspot.com/
Debi http://dizzylizzyscreations.blogspot.com/
Evelyn http://evinadas.blogspot.com/
Janie http://www.typicalscrapbooker.blogspot.com/
Joy http://joyslife.com/
Mari (Momo) http://madebymomo.blogspot.com/
Meredith http://www.meredithscraps.com/
Nicole http://primpedinpaper.wordpress.com/
Raven http://love4stamps.blogspot.com/
Theresa http://www.thescrapbookingqueen.com/
Tracy http://www.craftjunkietoo.com/
Yolanda http://yoliebean.blogspot.com/

Okay so you are wondering where is my project...oh yeah that thing so I have to tell you that it is incredibly difficult to photograph clear!!!! Clear isnt even a "real" color. I might try to remember that next time I get a "GENIUS" idea in my head to create a clear ornament. Either way here she is...

She really hangs too. I am lovin her. So my thought process was I still have some gifts to be made. Well this purposes as both a gift and a decorative piece. LOVE IT! But the ornament doesn't show perfectly.
So here is my second attempt at taking a picture of her.
The scallop circles are cut out of Cricut Cases!!! Thanks Marianne! You rock!!!
Okay here is what I did...I probably should have done a video ah Heine sight. Okay so I got one side of the plastic Cricut clear case and cut out two scalloped circles with it. You can do this with your cricut and the deep cut blade but I used my Big Shot and the Scallop circle die From Stampin Up. Then I needed a way for them to stay together but...I didn't want to block up all the clearness (is clearness a word, I swear I was in Honors English lol) Then with my big shot I cut out a ton of tags small and large and stamped to and from on them. The tags pop right out of the top so that they can be utilized by the recipient! SCHWEET.
And that's that!.

In case you're interested here is a list of what was used:
Ink- Basic Black from Stampin Up
Embellishments- Snaps from making memories, brads from making memories, twine from Hobby Lobby
Stamps- to and from are from a Greeting Farm set that I haven't used in decades lol okay okay maybe months
Tools- Big Bite crop a dile. I love that thing
Paper- dcwv Christmas Paper, Clear Cricut Case
Adhesive- None score!!!

I hope you all like it, let me know what you think. Now off you go to Theresa's Blog.

I will giving away a little surprise Christmas package to one lucky commenter.
All you have to do to qualify is become a follower and leave a comment on here telling me your favorite Christmas memory!!!!

Also if you are looking for the Flaunt it Friday post please click on the link.
And if you are looking for Kathy's Surprise blog hop please click on the link.

Have a fabby day everyone!!!!!

106 comments:

  1. Wow girl, you keep BUSY!!!! My favorite Christmas memory is when Santa would jingle his bells outside the living room window on Christmas Eve. This told us it was time for bed so Santa could come. me(at)glorajean(dot)com.

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  2. Oh so pretty! Thanks for sharing. Sitting around the dinner table when both mom and dad were still here.

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  3. Great!!!! stuff!!! Love it! My fav xmas memory is making the cookies for Santa when I was young!!! I loved decorating them for him!!

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  4. Sitting around the dinner table with family and chacthing up on whats happening.
    Rebecca Minor
    buzzybeedesigns(AT)yahoo(DOT)com

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  5. very nice.. thanks for sharing.. my favorite xmas memory is sitting around the xmas tree and opening presents..
    theresa
    juicycreations808@gmail.com

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  6. Wow, your tags are fabulous!!!

    Amanda:0)

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  7. SO pretty & clever girlie... My favorite Christmas memory is when our oldest son ( who is now in college) swore up & down at the age of 5, that he saw Santa Claus out front & even had the proof! He showed us some dog prints in the snow & was so happy the entire day!
    Thanks for joining the hop, love this...
    Warm Huggs,
    Gale The Happy Stamper :)

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  8. Boy is see or don't see what you mean LOL about clear photos...
    My favorite Christmas memory would have to be waking up in the morning and trying so hard not to wake up everyone just yet to enjoy the tree and Christmas calm for like 2 seconds
    The Scrapbooking Queen

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  9. So cool. My favorite memory is when my twin sister and I tied our ankles together in bed to pull on them to keep each other awake all night Christmas Eve. :)
    I'm a new follower.
    Susie
    susies@twcny.rr.com

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  10. This is wonderful! I can see removing the tags and replacing that with a picture. My favorite Christmas memory is putting cookies out for Santa and discovering them gone in the morning. Of course, when I say morning I mean 4 AM! Mt poor parents...

    ~Saundra
    Luvscrappingtogether@gmail.com

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  11. Fantastic idea! TFS

    iamvictorias at gmail dot com

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  12. Already a follower! What a pretty ornament! LOVE it!

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  13. I like wearing new Pj's on my son, for santa to see.
    I love your clear ornament, could also set it off a bit by adding glitter. Glitter always helps. :)
    Thanks for the chance to win.
    mkds312 at hotmail dot com

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  14. Pretty! One of my favorite Christmas memories is the first Christmas we had with our daughter. Even though she was just 8 months old, it was very exciting.

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  15. Cute tag ornaments. Great job.

    http://cricutmyway.blogspot.com/

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  16. I love your ornament..super cool and creative..my favorite memory is baking with my dad .....thanx for the inspiration..:)

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  17. cute ornament, I can see putting in
    a picture or some other flat item in after removing all the tags.
    Fav memory was catching my dad putting my bike together on Christmas Eve.

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  18. Cute idea! Thanks for sharing this with us!

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  19. Great tags, cute idea!

    One of my favorite memories was when my boys were little and they left out a glass of milk & cookies for Santa, my now husband (boyfriend at the time) drank the milk and put the glass in the sink. I told him Santa wouldn't put the glass away so he got the glass out of the sink & I asked him was it the right one, he said "they won't remember" I said "yes they will" needless to say he put out the wrong one & they knew it!!

    Thanks for sharing & for the chance too win.

    Elainer@cinci.rr.com
    ExpressionsByElaine.blogspot.com

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  20. Very pretty! My favorite Christmas memory was only 3 years ago. I was waiting for the best Christmas present I would ever receive. I had my Christmas present on December 27th our beautiful son was born after 9 1/2 years of trying for a second child.

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  21. just gorgeous ! tfs :)

    the condes at gmail dot com

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  22. What a neat idea to use your cricut case. Your ornament came out beautiful. Thanks for sharing.
    My favorite Christmas memory was during one Christmas my brother and I were able to spend time with our grandfather.
    reneeleeak at yahoo dot com

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  23. What a cute idea, putting the tags inside. Favorite Christmas memories are of being together with family and eating and playing cards.

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  24. That is such a cool idea! Tfs and have a great day. :)

    star24601 at gmail dot com

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  25. WOW I love those tags, great job on the ornament it is beautiful

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  26. I really like the idea of a clear ornament, especially if you had some colored lights behind it! It is really original! Thank you and I'm a new follower yay!
    Lisa
    summer_sunset54@hotmail.com

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  27. My fav x-mas memory is decorating the tree and GMom's house with all the cousins (most of them :)

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  28. I already am a follower, and I love your ornament!! Karen

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  29. I love your ornament! My favorite memory is when my mom hand made clothes for my Barbie...they were so cute!
    tracyg398@yahoo.com

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  30. My favorite Christmas Memory is having trouble sleeping and listening to Christmas records in my room until it was time to wake up my parents.

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  31. very nice!!

    My favorite memory was when my brothers and i would play outside in the snow all day Christmas Eve!!

    pinkyswrdawn@hotmail.com

    pinkyswrspaper.blogspot.com

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  32. so pretty....ok..i was about 10 and had to go to the bathroom it was about 11:00 Chrsitmas eve....I yelled from my bed that I had to pee to my Mom who yelled back hurry up casue santa is right down the street...I yelled back,,,,NEVERMIND I'LL HOLD IT...

    cathie
    scraphappycat@gmail.com

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  33. Gorgeous. My favorite Christmas memory was the Christmas before my mom passed away. We had so much fun and that Christmas has given me good memories that I will never forget!

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  34. Pretty and practical too!!! Great idea! I save my plastic from the carts too! TFS!
    hugs,
    joni

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  35. I really like that..........very nice!! My favorite memory was trying to contain myself to a suitable hiyur when I could wake mom and dad up to open gift! I loved Christmas then and 59 year later STILL am a child at Christmas!!
    Happy Holidays!
    kathlee154@gmail.com
    http://kathleessnippitsncricuts.blogspot.com

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  36. Very neat idea.

    vndlewis at rocketmail dot com

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  37. Love it! My favorite Christmas memory was when my cousins would come over Christmas Eve and we would all get up really early to see what Santa Brought! So spending time with family is always my favorite thing:)

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  38. I really like this and I don't know why the first glance told me wish tree :S Love it!! TFS!! Take Care!!
    Jennie @ http://earthyscrap.blogspot.com/

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  39. awww this is simply lovely and my favorite Christmas memory is being with family surrounded by love..LOVE IT. TFS

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  40. Favourite Christmas Memory
    All of them
    Waiting for mum and dad to go to bed Christmas eve so we could peak at our presents
    cindy.mich@bigpond.com
    now following

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  41. Very pretty, I love it. My favorite memory is making cookies and listening to christmas music with my mom and grandmother.
    Nikki
    glamoroussideofscrapping at gmail dot com
    www.theglamoroussideofscrapping.blogspot.com

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  42. cute project! favorite memory was getting up with my sisters and brothers to see what was under the tree.

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  43. Great project. My favorite Christmas memory is getting oranges under the Christmas tree.

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  44. my fav xmas memory is back prob 15 yrs ago when I opened all the xmas presents a week in advance :D
    tfs
    pkanchana8@hotmail.com

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  45. Great project, very creative. My fav christmas memoery is being with all my cousins and opening presents at midnight.

    Angie

    http://scrappindiva-angie.blogspot.com/

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  46. Very pretty! Tfs.

    Fav. Christmas memory-Countin down the days on a calendar using cotton balls for santa's beard! :)

    Tanya
    phenis2031 at yahoo dot com

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  47. wow that turned out really nice!!!!
    hahaha
    English..whats that?

    monica.lowrance@gmail.com

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  48. Sweet!!! So sweet!!!
    Thanks for the chance to win.
    http: //mamawann. blogspot.com/
    annadowdy at gmail dot com

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  49. WoW Raven, sooo prettty, way to reduse,reuse and recycle tooo, I have saved my cases also, to use for windows and whatever else I think to use them for... one of my favourite memories is when my son was about 5 and my SIL, my son and I were decorating the tree, we had the Mickey Mouse Christmas songs on and he was singing along and then all of a sudden he shoke his little butt to the music...oh it was just tooo cute...

    brodiec88 at hotmail dot com

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  50. I think you captured the ornament just fine! Clear is a hard "color" to photograph! But thank you so much for sharing! It turned out Great!!

    Jennikel00@yahoo.com
    www.scrappincrafter.blogspot.com

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  51. Super cute! And another way to re-cycle... BONUS!
    Thank you!!

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  52. Oh boy! What a wonderful and unique ornament!

    Your ornament actually is reminiscent of a favorite memory: I've been keeping gift tags since childhood and after my niece discovered this she began keeping her own.

    Last year, while opening gifts, she brought one to me and said "You should keep this one, it's not very pretty."

    There you go. So thoughtful. :)

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  53. Oh so very Beautiful! You are surely a busy gal. I stop by last night for Kathy's Birthday and I thought I was amazed then but now all I can say is wow!!

    Debi

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  54. It's beautiful! I graduated from Eng Lit too but you can hardly tell these days! I never spell check anything, lol.

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  55. That is very, very pretty! I really like the stamps that you used. Thank you for sharing.

    Favorite christmas memory... The last Christmas before my Mother passed away. I think about it often.

    Connie Gail
    westfamily (at) mlode (dot) come

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  56. Very cute ornament. Merry Christmas! TFS
    mary3momatyahoodotcom

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  57. This ornament is very elegant!
    Great job!
    My favorite Christmas Memory was when my Children were small and my future husband would hide certain special gifts and write letters (as Santa)to the kids with hints on how to find them! He is now my husband and he always makes Christmas special!

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  58. So pretty I love your idea.
    win_or_lose52@hotmail.com
    http://victoriasjunk.blogspot.com

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  59. What a cute idea! Oh I have 2 favorite memories, both of my childrens first Christmas. What a joy it was to watch their little eyes grow wide with awe at the site of Christmas morning.~Suz
    suz.p(at)comcast(dot)net

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  60. So pretty!!

    I have so many wonderful Christmas memories, but I would have to say my Grandpa's very last Christmas right before he passed. It was the last time our entire family was together for the holidays.

    Melissa
    www.disneydreamerdesigns.blogspot.com

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  61. What a great idea and one that I will use next year. You are very talented and very busy. My favorite memory was lying in bed Christmas morning and waiting for my mom and dad to wake up so that we could go downstairs and get our stockings and bring them back up to their bed and open them. Oh my those were the days.

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  62. Gorgeous ornaments! And such a clever idea, using the brads to keep them together! These are just too cute! Thanks so much for sharing! ksjennings at gmail dot com and http://karelj.blogspot.

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  63. very cute gift tags. i wanted to do a swap for them but didnt have time to host one. maybe next year!!! love the idea of the clear pouch. TFS

    Hugs
    Stephanie Collins
    stephanoid69@msn.com
    stephanoid69-yt

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  64. My Favorite Christmas Memory is the year we traveled from Illinois to Albuquerque and my girls father purchased diamond earrings. He placed one box in another and when he got done he realized that he forgot to place the earrings in the first box. So he placed them in my stocking. On top of all that he was sicking than a dog.
    Thanks for making me go back and remember a special moment that I had forgotten about. Hugs

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  65. These look great and apart from the first photo they show up beautifully. I clever idea.
    A memorable memory for me was 2004-2005 when we spent a month in Florida over Xmas and New Year. To us coming from a UK where it is so cold in winter and be there where we were all in the pool on Christmas day was amazing if a little surreal. No one wanted Christmas dinner or gifts which is a firm favourite here as we were all enjoying the sun too much lol. Thanks for the chance to win.
    kimthompson68(at)sky(dot)com
    Kim xXx

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  66. This is so very cute! Kelly (kelly.schaefer@ymail.com)

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  67. Those are FANTASTIC! So pretty! My fav x-mas memory is when my hubby gave me a basinet for christmas as his way of saying lets try to have another baby! I balled my eyes out and knew at that moment just how much he loved me! Happy Holidays!
    booger1 at tds.net

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  68. Love your ornament-great idea!
    Already a follower :)
    My favorite Christmas memory would have to be when my kids were little we would spend a weekend doing holiday crafts and baking.

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  69. I love the way your ornament turned out and you use Cricut boxes to create it!!! GREAT IDEA!
    My fav memory is my grandfather going outside and making it sound like the reindeer where landing on his roof, OFF to bed we went!

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  70. Great idea, Thanks for sharing. Have become a new follower and look forward to more.
    SlomoMom
    slomomomcbl@gmail.com

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  71. Wow amazing! TFS and thanks for the hop.

    xdebrax@yahoo.com

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  72. Your clearness ornament are FAB!! Favorite memory when my husband ask me to marry him 29yrs ago and started our beautiful journey!! Thanks and Happy Holidays!!
    miller896042atbellsouth.net

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  73. Great ornament! My favorite Christmas memory would have been when I was younger and we always made sugar cookies and all of us got to decorate them. TFS Susan shanna13@frontiernet.net

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  74. Oh Raven that is such an awesome idea! psst next time put something colored behind it to photograph it lol... Love how the tags can be pulled out to use!

    TFS!

    {{HUGS}]

    tjsgal at g mail dot com

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  75. These are SO pretty! Thanks for sharing. Merry Christmas :)
    ~Suzy suzyq28024@gmail.com

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  76. This project is beyond clever thank you so much for sharing! I would have to say that my favorite Christmas memory is on Christmas morning waiting on the steps with my sibilings not being allowed to go into the tree room with all the gifts untill my dad went to check is Santa had stopped by!
    He always Did!
    Contact Info: incase I get lucky enough to win that amazing blog candy! HAPPY HOLIDAY's :o) arebori0204@gmail.com

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  77. What a great idea! My favorite Christmas memory is my husband proposing 2 years ago!
    ra6352 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  78. Great idea--thanks! My fave Christmas memory is going to my aunt's house every Christmas Eve for a big Italian family feast with tons of people all around. Then my dad would carry me out to the car and we'd drive home--marveling at all the beautiful lights along the way...all the while, keeping a watchful eye on the sky to find a blinking red nose leading a sleigh!

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  79. I love this so very pretty Your so talented Rav. TFS

    Hugs Debbie

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  80. NICE!!!! I threw out ALL of my plastic cases because I just knew I wouldn't need them. Now here you come with your too cute for words idea that uses them! LOL. I should have known SOMEONE would find a use for them. Thanks for the great idea, I guess now I HAVE to buy more carts to get the plastic, LMAO!!!

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  81. Super cute!!

    My favorite Christmas memory is from Christmas Eve as a child. We would all put on our new pajamas and drive around to look at all the Christmas lights. It's something that I've continued doing to this day and can't wait to do it in just a couple days!!

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  82. Raven--nice job. Great use for all those cricut cases we all have. Thanks for sharing and I am a follower. patnbobcuddy at gmail dot com

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  83. I love your ornament! keep up the great projects and happy holidays!


    angela

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  84. Great tags! My favorite Christmas memory is getting Santa mittens filled with jelly beans!

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  85. Very nice!! Thanks!!
    http://barbaras-crafty-corner.blogspot.com

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  86. Ah, this is a lovely ornament. TFS
    Hugs, Debi

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  87. beautiful ornament. thanks for sharing.
    craftywithjoann.blogspot.com

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  88. Very Pretty! My favorite Christmas memory is when my kids were little on Christmas Eve we would bake a Birthday Cake for Jesus and after supper they would sing "Happy Birthday" and put on a little play about the birth of Jesus. What sweet memories! AJ - aj_822(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  89. This is a great idea to give as a little gift to a friend. My favorite Christmas memory is waking up as child on Christmas morning before the sun and spying all the gifts under the tree. Those were magical times. The downside was having to wait for our parents to wake up so we could open them! LOL

    Anne
    lucyblueeyz at yahoo dot com
    Trinkets-n-Treasures.Artfire.com

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  90. My favorite Christmas memory is the year my dad made "foot prints" on the carpet from the furnace vent with GLITTER!!!! Years later when my parents decided to put laminate in thier home there was still glitter that was never picked up by the vaccuum!

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  91. You always have the best projects! I am a HUGE fan and am love this. Thanks for sharing.

    Happy Scrappin'

    Sue B

    http://susanascorner.blogspot.com/

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  92. Oh these are cute. Thank you for sharing. I am a new follower.

    mmlmn@polarcomm.com

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  93. Great creation! TFS. Favorite Christmas memory is our first Christmas Eve pizza event.
    cureta2 at yahoo dot com

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  94. Very pretty! Favorite memory is when I was little & I would wake up to get my stocking & unwrap everything in it. Then I'd go in my sisters room & wake, she'd open her stocking & then tell me to go back to bed. Then when we were allowed to wake our parents up to show them what we got. :)
    Thanks for a chance at your Christmas surprise!

    wendy dot roos2boys at gmail dot com

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  95. So pretty!
    My favorite Christmas memory is getting to open 1 Christmas present before going to midnight mass.

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  96. beautiful....My favorite memory is the food. I just love the soul food dinner

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  97. Raven,

    You are so creative!!! :) What a great idea to make your gift so decorative!

    My favorite Christmas memory was my grandmother's last Christmas. She gave my two sisters, my cousin, & I Baby-Alive dolls and we thought they were the next best thing to real. We sat at the table, drinking Cokes out of bottles, feeding our babies!

    Thank you so much for sharing and for the chance to win,

    Jennifer
    partridgelu at yahoo dot com

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  98. Cutie! Love it. My favorite memory is when I awoke to a bike that I noticed my dad putting together the night before. My parents kept yelling, go back to bed. TFS and the chance to win.

    Christel
    onescrappinsista.blogspot.com
    christel(at)majesticdesigns(dot)net

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  99. Raven this is gorgeous! I love the tags and of course I love the big scallop shape. I am so glad you finally used those cases because I have been dying to know what you were going to create with them since you asked on fb! Great job lady!

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  100. Oopps I forgot to tell you my favorite Christmas memory....I would have to say it was last year 2009 it was our first christmas ever in our new home and my son was 2 years old and I remeber how happy he was when my hubby got a train to put underneath the tree. He would sit there and watch that train go around the tree all day =)

    Merry Christmas!!

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  101. I am a follower- I remeber when I was about 8 going into the woods in our back yard with my brother and cutting off a branch of a pine tree and bringing it in the house to decorate it, we hadnt gotten a tree yet. we got a bucket of sand and stood it upright- we were so proud of ourselves for getting a tree! my mom let us keep it- we look back and laugh at our charlie brown tree!@
    kacee
    mcvicwif@yahoo.com

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  102. SO pretty! Fav memory-falling in love with my sweetie sitting by the Chrismas tree.
    bbuchholtz at wi dot rr dot com

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  103. This is such a neat idea! I love it. Very pretty!! A favorite memories is, after presents and dinner my dad, brothers and I drove up to the mountains to sled and play in the snow! Thanks for the chance to win! -Nicole primpedinpaper@gmail.com

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  104. beautiful! and what a great idea!!! I love it, an ornament and a gift! xxx

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  105. My fave Christmas memory is finding all of the prezzies that Santa left on Christmas morning. wow! it was so magical back then. Now Im trying to re create the magic for 'my' boys. xx

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