Wednesday, 10 December 2008

Trim the Tree!

I thought I'd have a change from making cards (not that I've made that many lately) & when I saw the instructions to make these cute lil Birdhouse Christmas tree decorations (or you could make them for any occasion) I had to have a go at making them & I'm really pleased with how they turned out :o) It reminded me how much I enjoy paper crafting as well as card making & hopefully I will have time in the New Year to do some more.

You can find the instructions on Capture the Moment's blog & there are lots of other instructions & inspiration there too. I used gorgeous papers (printed onto card) from Designs by Krista's Christmas Memories & Chilly kits. The instructions use Nestabilities but as I haven't got these I used scalloped edge scissors.

These decorations are also my entry for this week's Double Dutch challenge which is to make a Christmas tree ornament.


Erica said...

Fabulous birdhouses Tracey! Thank you so much for playing along in our challenge! I had to pick one, because we have one entry per person, and I'm totally in love with the lilac one so I've put that one in the album. If you'd prefer to enter the other one, let us know!


Sandra said...

Aweee I love these little birdhouses... they are so unusual.
Thanks for your kind comments on the Kadoodle blog. I'm glad you like my Cowboy Dan. Good luck in the draw!
Sandra xx

Kim Dellow said...

These are so fab Tracey, wonderful job. Kim

Anonymous said...

Wow, very cute idea! I love the houses you made. Thanks for the inspriation!! :)

Mrs Mac said...

These are gorgeous! WOnderful!

Linanna DESIGNS said...

These are gorgeous Tracey, what a nice idea, im going to try making some of these next year with Jasmine. Thank you for the inspiration hun. Hope you are enjoying your weekend. Hugs Linda x

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