Let the Christmas Crafting Begin :)!
December 1, 2008
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Happy December everyone ! I’m home from my lovely Thanksgiving vacation, which was filled with the perfect mix of fun, excitement and relaxation with friends and family. Now I’m ready to get serious about making Christmas gifts and crafts!! I have a yummy cookie and a hot mug of coffee and there are some snow flurries outside my window – all putting me in the mood to cozy up to my craft table and start creating!! I enjoy making homemade gifts year round, but I always make more this time of year. If you’re looking for ideas, inspiration and tutorials for handmade scrappy gifts, decorations and crafts for the holiday season I hope you’ll join me here at Scrapbook Ideas – I have lots in store for you, including plenty of free projects !!
Altered Keepsake Box from Prima Hybrid
Here’s a project to kick things off – a pretty, altered keepsake box .
Prima Hybrid has just released a bunch of beautiful new hybrid kits, and I was sent the Shades of Splendor kit to play with. This altered keepsake box is the first project I’ve made using the kit. It’s really fun to use coordinating digital and physical scrapbooking supplies together – what a cool concept ! There are so many beautiful things included in this kit – I enjoyed layering these flowers and leaves, and since the flower centers are brads, everything is held in place perfectly! Gotta love all that glitter too .
Since I’m in such Christmas-y spirits, I of course picked out mostly red and green pieces to decorate my keepsake box, but there are lots of ways this kit can be used, it’s not just for the holidays.
Here are the images of the kit as seen on the Prima Hybrid website:
Lots of gorgeous details, romantic pink and purple colors and fun to use embellishments!
I have a tutorial in the works for how to make the keepsake box, but I’m not allowed to share it just yet – so look for it in a future post ! In the meantime, check out all of the fabulous kits at Prima Hybrid, I’m sure you will be inspired !