Christmas Morning Shadow Box – Home Decor

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Posted by Jennifer Snyder

10 October, 2021 -

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Hello friends.  Jennifer Snyder here today to share a cozy home decor piece for the holidays.

As the weather turns colder, my creativity also starts to focus on Christmas and holiday cheer. I took this opportunity to create a Christmas home decor piece using Maja Design’s Traditional Christmas season.

My shadowbox used a combination of the 12×12 papers and 6×6 papers from the collection:  Singing Carols, Santa’s Elves, Family Gathering, By the Fireplace.

Singing carols-bs

 

I used the collection as the wall paper  for the Christmas scene, for the gift wrapping and for the adorable stocking hanging from the festive mantle. The 6×6 paper pads are great when making these smaller items.

 

 

Doesn’t the 6×6 Traditional Christmas collection make the most beautiful gift wrap?

Thank you for joining us today.  Happy crafting.

Thank You Teacher Chocolate Boxes

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Posted by Maja Nowak

10 October, 2021 -

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Good morning, Maja Friends, welcome to the blog today 🙂

In a couple of days Polish students celebrate Teacher’s Day. It’s a good occasion to thank all those who care about our kids’ education, also in those difficult times of online schooling. And so I created two chocolate boxes to present to teachers instead of regular thank you cards 🙂

I made the book cover-like packages using cardstock and decorated them with the Miles Apart papers. Boxes have a mirror composition and different colour palettes, but otherwise are alike 🙂 Both feature large flower clusters with hand-cut tags and pearl brads on the front part:

Inside I added small pockets to put a bar of chocolate into and a large tag to write in wishes (or perhaps draw something, as these are meant for the kindergarten teachers):

I kept the design here very simple, letting the papers play the first fiddle, but I couldn’t resist adding these cute doilies 🙂

I hope the teachers who are going to receive these chocolate boxes would appreciate the gift as well as feel appreciated!

Here’s what I used:

Maja Design papers:

Other: flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts; brads: Latarnia Morska; ribbon: Rayher, dies: Cheery Lynn Design, Craft&You.

That’s all for today, see you soon!