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Thursday, July 22, 2010

Luau Christmas Ornament

Say it isn't so! Xmas in July.  Where is the year going.  I really hate the idea that the holidays are right around the corner.  I am just starting to enjoy summer.  Oh well, it is what it is.  I really wasn't going to create anything for "Xmas in July".  I am not ready to think that far ahead yet.  I am a lousy early Xmas planner, shopper etc.  If I buy anything now I am sure to duplicate it or forget where I stashed it...LOL  Any how one of my client's gave me a Scenspiratations candle.  Naturally is has a lovely Hawaiian scent and the box is very tropical.  I knew I wanted to reuse it and make something with it.  I have had it for a few months and decided to turn it into an ornament.  It is light enough to hang on our tree and will add a sunny Luau flavor to our snowy weather in December.  Who doesn't want to be in Kona during the holiday's!  I entered this into the following challenges:

Anyone for Anya Be Dazzled
Anya Ink  Xmas in July
Charisma Cardz Anything but Square
Fab'n'Funky Reuse/ Recyle
Incy Wincy Alter Something
Kaboodle It's a Luau
LaLa Land Craft's Up Clycle It
Magical Crafts Christmas in July
Ooh La La Creations Christmas in July
Sunday's with Chrissy Christmas in July

Here's what I used to create my ornament:

Candle box bottom
Cardstock scraps
Hula Anya
Luau flowers
Copic Markers

Thanks for looking, all comments very much appreciated.


Jill said...

What a great project, just love that paper - very tropical!! Thanks for playing at Kaboodledoodles this week. Jill

Rainmac said...

What a beautiful decoration, this will look lovely on your tree at Christmas time. Thank you for joining us at MCFC, good luck in the draw x

**Farrah** said...

Great idea! It'll be nice to have a bit of summer in the house at wintertime!
Thanks for playing at Kaboodle Doodles.

Delphine said...

Lovely creation and great idea, Marjo! Wonderful colours, too! Thanks for joining us at Anya Ink! Hugs Delphine xx

Allison said...

very pretty love the bright colours
Thanks for playing along at Charisma this week

Wendi said...

Really pretty love the paper
Thank you so much for sharing with us at ooh la la this week

RubyM:) said...

OH GOSH WHAT A NICE IDEA LOL! I like that you kept a summer touch to your ornament.Way to think outside the box.Great take on the challenge. Thanks for playing withus at Anya Ink.RubyM:)

Debra James said...

What a fabulous idea for Xmas in July. Love what you have created, very clever. Thanks for playing with Anya ink. Marjo if you would like to re-post your card on Anya Ink that would be absolutely fine.Not sure what happened!!! , xxxxx

Shirley said...

A perfect project for our Luau challenge at Kabooddledoodles. The packaging is just ideal for this occasion. Thank you for joining in our challenge this week.


mudmaven said...

This is just wonderful! Great project. Thanks so much for playing our luau challenge on Kaboodle Doodles! ~chris

Emma said...

This is just gorgeous and I'm sure she will look great on your tree come christmas time! Thanks so much for joining us over at AnyaInk!

Lisa said...

Very creative! Love the image and your little ornament turned out so cute! Thanks for joining us at Sunday's with Crissy!

Ginny said...

how cute is this, thanks for joining us at FnF :0)

Sue said...

Ohh so cute. Thanks for joining us at 'Anya Ink'.

Jamie said...

This is so neat mom, I love it!
** Jamie **

Zoe said...

Oh this is total sweetness. Thanks for joining us at Sundays with Crissy.

Cheryl Valadez said...

Beautiful! Love how you upcycled that very cool box. What a wonderful creation! Thanks for joining us this week at Lala Land Crafts ;D


Peta's Blog said...

What an awesome Idea!!! I love the paper and the anya that you have used, perfect for summery christmas as we have here :oD Thanks for sharing at Anya Ink xoxo Peta

Maureen said...

So adorable!! What a great way to reuse that fabulous box! Thanks for joining us at La-La's Weekly Wednesday Challenge!

Heather "Hev" said...

So lovely :)

Thank you for joining us at Incy Wincy :)

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Melanie said...

Very cute! I love the bright, bold colours! Thanks for playing along at Sundays With Crissy!

mycardz said...

Oooo, very cool project! What a great idea! So glad you could join us at Sundays with Crissy!

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