Saturday, 27 September 2014

Paper Haven Retreat Day Three - Project One

Hello there! Did you watch Strictly last night? I watched at 10.30 when I got back from my Stamp a Stack and really enjoyed it. Nice lie in this morning followed by my Scrapbook and Technique Club this afternoon, then more Strictly and feet up time!

So I am back with my favourite project of the whole retreat. I cannot claim credit for the basic idea of this as I saw it somewhere on a Facebook page last year using non-Stampin Up products and I must have stored it at the back of my mind somewhere. When I saw Stampin Up had these little boxes as part of our new Christmas range I knew immediately I had to make one similar with Stampin Up products. 
This project was a labour of love and took my ladies around 5 hours to make. It's not difficult, it's just time consuming and repetitive but I hope you will agree the outcome is fab! The frame is from IKEA and its 50cm x 50cm so its a big feature for your Christmas display! I cannot wait to fill mine with chocs and little gifts.
 I loved seeing all of these once my ladies had finished them. Some of them left the Happy Christmas off to die cut it at home instead.
Didn't they all do well!

If you would like to make this project then we will be making this at my All Day Christmas Retreat on Saturday 15th November and I have 5 places left for this event. The cost is £89 for the full day from 10am - 9pm and you can find all the details on my Classes/Events page.
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  1. This is stunning and I'm gutted that I live too far away to come to your retreat - would love to make this. Have a great weekend - Jacqueline xx

  2. Catching up on my blog reading today - this project is gorgeous Julie! I love how you created the calendar in the frame. I'm sure the ladies were thrilled with their outputs.