Monday, 22 November 2010

Not a card

I love messing about with templates and this was no exception!
I don't actually remember where I looked for this one, but it appealed immediately.
After printing and cutting out the template, I decorated the cracker with my SU  Baroque Border Stampin' Around Wheel, heat embossing the design in gold.
I added a Vintage label punched out with my Scallop Circle Punch. I thought that these might make good Christmas Day place markers... with a small gift inside!
Catch the Bug - Christmas Challenge
Our Creative Corner - 3D challenge
Stamptacular Sunday Challenge - A time for giving
Winter Wonderland - Make  decoration


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  2. What a lovely idea to use them as place settings...very classy!

  3. They certainly would make fabulous place names
    It is stunning
    mandi x

  4. Chrissie, you are a braver woman than I. . .Templates scare me. . .;) This is beautiful though! Thanks so much for participating in Catch the Bug's Gearing Up for Christmas challenge with Bugaboo Stamps! :D MWAH!

  5. What a gorgeous and wonderful idea to brighten up your holiday table!! Beautiful work!
    Thanks so much for playin' along with us for this week's Catch The Bug Gearing up for Christmas Challenge with Bugaboo Stamps!
    Hugs & Happy Days!

  6. This is so wonderful Chrissie.

    Hugs Riet.x

  7. wow what a fabulous creation, thank you for sharing it with us this week at Winter Wonderland
    Hugs Kate xx

  8. Oh yeah Chrissie I love this it looks so very expensive and elegant especially with that gold embossing.
    Lorraine x

  9. This is so beautiful, I love the rich colour. You have reminded me that I have a plastic cracker template somewhere, I must root it out.... :o)
    Jackie xx

  10. This is wonderful. It would make perfect place markers. Aren't you clever. Thanks for playing along with us at Bugaboo this week.

  11. WOW!! Stunning Chrissie I love the gold embossing, your whole cracker looks very luxurious I would much rather have those on my table on Christmas day than any shiny foiled ones.

  12. Your cracker looks so chic, great idea eitherfor a place setting or a little surprise for each guest! Very lovely embossing. Thank's for sharing your project with us this week at Stamptacularfor our A Time for Giving challenge . Hope to see you again soon.

  13. WOW - how exquisite that stamping is... would make dramatic and extravagant place name cards - wow, to be sat at the table with this theme - would be so posh - then a small gift to boot!

    Very clever and a must do project!

    Paula x x x

  14. This is wonderful, Chrissie! Love the rich color and that beautiful gold embossed flourish! So happy you could join in the fun with us this week at Our Creative Corner.

  15. Wow that embossed border looks excellent, so vintage and elegant! Love it! Thanks for joining in with us this week at Stamptacular!
    Hugs Leonie

  16. How fun, Chrissie! I've always wanted to make my own crackers and might just have a go this year now that you've inspired me!
    Thanks for playing with us at Stamptacular Sunday this week! Good Luck on our Gift challenge!
    Dee (Spryte)♥
    Sprytebyrds Spot


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