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Happy Holiday!!

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Happy Holidays to you ALL!!  Welcome to my blog!!  I love the Christmas season....it gives me the opportunity to shower everyone in my family and give back to those in need too.  I do these things all year round but there is something extra special about the holiday season that fills the heart with JOY and to be able to help those less fortunate is always a plus!!

So my family's holiday gathering this year served as a two for one event!!  We had time to spend chatting it up with one another, being creative making ornaments AND fill these boxes to be donated to the inner-city youth at my nephews Alma mater!!  What joy!!


I wanted to do something extra special for my family of four; we wore white tops with blue jeans and I made these ribbons using a file from The Cutting Cafe.  They came out super cute and really shows the versatility of this file!!

Never-mind my handwriting (LOL); I wanted to use this silver gel pen to write the sentiment but I just don't have the touch so its what…

Peace, Love & JOY!!

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Hey there!!  Its inspiration time!! I'm back with my design team project for The Cutting Cafe this 7th day of December!!  This week we were able to play with shaker files!!  I was super excited to create my project this week and could not wait to share it with you all!!

I used the Christmas Word Shakers file to create my photo box frame turned room decor for the holidays.  I picked this frame up at Ikea a few months ago and thought it would be perfect for this project.


I filled the shaker with some styrofoam snowflakes from The Dollar Tree.  The white flower trim came from Hobby Lobby in their clearance bin....I had just enough to cover the frame!!  Whew!! I really love this trim too, its three rows of little tiny flowers!  Love it!  The poinsettia is from Micheals' and I just added a few leaves for accent; some red beaded trim finished off the front!!  


The word "JOY" inside the frame is actually the negative from the cut out.  What did I do with the actually letters t…