Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Get Funky Challenge......December

Morning folks.....yes can you believe it.....it's the first day of December already and that means time for another challenge over at Get Funky.......and this month it's my turn to set the challenge......well no points for guessing what the theme of the challenge might be this month......it's.......

with boughs of holly...fa la..la...la...la..la...la

make an item to decorate your home.....a decoration for your tree or Christmas table.... place settings...a gift box or bag......it may be that your Christmas decorations have seen better days...well why not have a go at making some or you may be trying to cut back a little on the cost of Christmas.....it seems to get more and more expensive every year and you know what folks.....I'm sure your family would be over the moon to receive something that you had made.

I decided to make a wall decoration from 3 old CD's.....oh yes the free ones that you get nearly every weekend with the Sunday newspapers......and the cost.....NOTHING.....all stuff that I already had lying around in my crafty cubbyhole.....and no doubt you have lots of stuff  you could use too.

Papers & Letters: Funky Hand "Tis the Season" Word Book Download
Circle Punch to create scalloped border
Ribbon...buttons and thread from stash
Pearls: Papermania
Snowflake..Cuttlebug Die

And this took one evening to make.....OK it was a little bit fiddly but now that I have made one....the first is always a bit of a prototype....I'm sure I could rattle them out in no time.......can't wait to see what you all create for this month's challenge....and I know you are busy....but we really do appreciate you taking time to join in the fun and there is always the added incentive of winning a £20 gift voucher to spend at Funky Hand.
Make sure you pop over to GET FUNKY and check out all the fabulous creations from our very talented team and say a big welcome to our brand new teamies JULES and KATHY who are taking part in their first monthly challenge.....no pressure then girls.
Catch up with you all later......Hugs Kath xxxxxx
Edited to add: to answer Jenny' question...yes the ribbon is threaded through the CD's and I made the holes with that awesome tool......The Crop-a-dile...punched 2 holes side by side.


joey said...

Morning Kath, this is fabulous!!! Love the carol tis my fave :O). Joey.xxx

~ Ali ~ said...

Oh Kath this is fantastic, what a clever idea to use the CD. Many moons ago I used to make cards with CDs on them lol how times change. A very creative make and i love all your added details. Have a super day, stay warm an safe. Mwah.

Dragonlady said...

Hi Kath,

A great idea, love the snowflakes.

Hugs Ali x

Kathy said...

I do love this project Kath - and the basic idea would work for so many occasions etc. It would make a fab little photo display too

Kerrie said...

What a great idea to share with us all...

Faye said...

It's gorgeous! I need a mince pie now...! xxx

weewiccababe said...

oh how cool is that - think it would look fab hanging on my living room door, or at least one like it
have a great day quine

scrappyjacky said...

Love this,Kath....what a great idea.

Enfys said...

Fantastic! Took my breath away with this one Kath,
En xx

Jules said...

Hi Kath

A really neat and colourful decoration - I hope it is adorning your new cubbyhole!!

... and in reply to your request - yes, more than happy to set an extra place at the table .. .. Christmas Day or any other day!!

But be warned - we can be very loud and excitable at the best of times - let alone at Christmas!!! LOL!!

Love Jules xx

Christine (Craftling) said...

Omigosh! All I can say is 'wow'!

Chris xx

Tatanky said...

Beautiful...very, very nice

LilyPuss Cards said...

What a fab idea!!!..I'm off to raid the CD's!!!

scrapnnMO said...

Cool idea and I love it. :)

Anonymous said...

Truely awesome Idea!!!

I have some big letters just lying around, and I'm sure I can find some CD's!

Thanks for the inspiration!

Julie said...

What a fab idea, love the colours and papers.

Allison said...

fab idea with the CD's Kath, lovely and Christmassy

Jenny said...

GREAT idea! LOVE it! Is the ribbon threaded through the cd as well as the paper? If so how did you make the holes in the cd's? Another inspiring idea Kath, Thank you! :)

Jo said...

I love this Kath, a fantastic idea, thanks for sharing. hugs Jo x

Dolly said...

This is fabulous Kath, even more so that you made it with scraps, amazing photos too. SC&P need you as their photographer as well as their cardmaker of the year. :)xx

Bonibleaux Designs said...

too cute! FAB job!

Jill said...

Wow! What an awesome project!!


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