Wednesday 20 July 2011


Than you for joining us on the 3rd day of our Christmas in July Party.
 All of the Designers have some CANDY on their blogs, so be sure visit them all!

To enter into the Wild Orchid Crafts GRAND PRIZE click HERE!!!!!  

To enter the LOTV GRAND PRIZE click HERE!!!!

Here's some wonderful Christmas ideas and projects from the Design Team!

Vintage Christmas Tag Tutorial
by Design Team Member Anne.

Step 1. Glue the top of your tag (not all the tag) with Glue n'seal matte or multi medium matte.

Step 2.  Place some old paper or newspaper over your tag.

Step 3.  Paint some Distress crakle paint Picket Fence on the bottom of the tag. Let it dry!

Step 4.  Remove the old paper from the tag.

Step 5. Distress the tag with distress ink vintage photo and paper distresser.

Step 6. Add some paper and ribbon and wrinkle up the corner a little.

Step 7. Paint the seam binding ribbon with disress ink refills Aged Mahogany and water. Let dry!

Step 8. Add bow to the tag and your finished.

Now for the Envelope

Step 1. You need a paperbag or something similar.
Trim around the tag and sew around the paperbag with a sewing machine.

Step 2.  Fold the bag over and sew shut. Then at an angle use a punch.

Step 3. Paint some pearl spray with Adirondack Alcohol Ink Cranberry.

Step 4.  Decorated the envelope with a adorable motif from Lily of the Valley , some snowflakes, roses, paper doilies and pearl spray.

Lili of the Valley 'Feathered Friends'

Christmas Box-Card
by Design Team Member Mindy

Lili of the Valley 'Plum Pudding '

Christmas Card
by Guest Designer Elise

A Christmas Card
By Design Team Member NIKI

Lili of the Valley- 'Christmas Puppy 'and "Holly Bough"

Wild Orchid Crafts Supplies
45mm Red Rose, 25mm White Roses10mm Red Roses, Lace

Thank you for coming to our Christmas Party today.
Be sure to come back tomorrow for more great ideas and inspiration and yes, PRIZES!


  1. Another fabulous day with great tutorials and creations.
    Suzi x

  2. Wonderful creations you all made.
    The new stamps are lovely :))

  3. hiya sweetie
    absolutly stunning projects and cards
    what up for gorgeous things tomorrow
    see you all then sweetie
    have a great day to all
    hugs angelique

  4. Wow brilliant creations! xxx

  5. OMG, that is all just sooo imspiring. Love all of these projects!! Hugs, Frea

  6. WOW - WOW - WOW!! Each day just gets better and better!! LOVE the Christmas tag. xo

  7. Gorgeous and beautiful creations again today and fabulous tutorial
    Hugs Dianne xx :)

  8. Another great day of projects. The DTs are doing a great job.

  9. More absolutely stunning creations, each and everyone!!!
    Thanks for the tute.
    lotsa luv

  10. Another fabulous day showcasing the new products.

  11. Awesome toots! Everyone's creations are gorgeous. And all the new stamps are just adorable. I can't wait for more yummies! You guys have been working so hard. Great job!!!
    Hugs Bonnie

  12. Stunning creations yet again, I am so loving this idea of Lili Of The Valley and Wild Orchid Crafts joint party.
    Kim xXx