Thursday, December 1, 2011

pretty little studio blog hop




Ready for some more Christmas inspiration from the Pretty Little Studio girls?

Visit each of these blogs for additional holiday projects, and be sure to leave a comment by Dec 5th at each stop. Each of us will be giving away a $10 gift certificate to the PLS store, and there will be a grand prize $25 gift certificate awarded to one lucky person who comments by Dec 5th on the PLS blog!



For this blog hop I finished two projects: the first are the advent cones. Just like an advent calendar there are 24 cones that look just adorable on the mantle. Place a little treat under each.



To create cut 24 circles in various sizes (i used a salad plate, dinner plate, and a bowl ... very high tech tools :) ... as templates). Roll into a cone shape and adhere with permanent adhesive. Make sure to use a clothes pin or paper clip to hold in place with it dries. I used circle punches to create places for numbers. Using thickers, chipboard, and various alphas I had in my stash I numbered each cone. Next, I drew 24 stars, cut them out and went to town with the stickles.

For my next project I took simple kraft gift bags and embellished with PLS paper.







27 comments:

  1. Love your advent cones. Very cute gift bags.
    cstephenson at q dot com

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  2. both of your projects are so cute! Especially love the advent cones.

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  3. Great projects! Wish I had a mantle to display the advent cones on.....

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  4. Great job
    marial302003@yahoo.com

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  5. WOW! Your projects are amazing. I LOVE the idea of Advent cones--they look gorgeous sitting all together!

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  6. love the sweet elements and i'm a sucker for gift bags! can't wait to try these ideas...thanks for the chance to win!

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  7. Ohh I love all the pretty packaging!

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  8. The bags are too cute, what a great idea!

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  9. Those advent cones are the cutest things ever! I adore the way they look lined up on the mantel. I have never seen this before, great idea! TFS!

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  10. I'm freaking out over your cones! We celebrate Advent, and I will have to incorporate something along these lines in the future. They are seriously so cute!

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  11. Very cute projects! barbjolly@sbcglobal.net

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  12. The advent cones are so cute!!!!! I can just see a child picking one up and looking underneath! My favorite item though were those wonderful colorful gift sacks!!!!!! I pinned them on my paper craft board.....I hope you don't mind......just too cute! Thanks for sharing these two great ideas! Sandy

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  13. Cute bags. Love your advent cones. What a great idea!

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  14. I just adore this line. I can't wait to order some. Thanks for the chance for the giveway.

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  15. cute, love that you used a bowl, plate and cup!

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  16. cute, cute projects! thanks for the hop!

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  17. Wow - love your advent cones!! Great idea :)

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  18. Wow! You are sooo clever! Your projects are gorgeous! :D

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  19. Your bags are sweet, but I'm in love with your Advent trees! What a fantastic decor to put most anywhere. So, so clever!! Thanks for sharing and for the instructions--I think I can handle those "high tech" tools!

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  20. Those are super cute! I love the Merry Christmas bag most! TFS!

    Aloha,
    Dena
    http://missdjones.blogspot.com/

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  21. Love both of your projects! That advent calendar is too cute!

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  22. What a great idea for an advent calendar!

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  23. Hope I am not too late, great inspiring projects on this hop! Can't wait to try a few.

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  24. These are just amazing!
    - April W

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