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Monday, December 6, 2010

It's Gift Week

We're now into December and that's the perfect time to turn to gift ideas. The DT has some adorable projects to share with you, but first, a little odds and ends -

Our winner of Kim's wonderful prize is.....#11 Marcie! Congratulations Marcie - please contact me with your mailing address at mbryt1@bex.net and I will forward your info to Kim. And a big THANK YOU to Kim for sponsoring! Remember you can stop by Kim's blog and say howdy by clicking HERE.

We have another sponsor this week - one of our former Guest DTs - Debbie Carriere! Here is the package Debbie will be sending one lucky player this week:


Lots of goodies - just in time for Christmas! You can stop by and check Debbie out at Scrappin' My Heart Out. And Debbie has a really great creation to share with you for this week's challenge too so be sure to visit !

The announcement and guidelines for applying for the next round of the Design Team will be posted tomorrow so please check back then and consider applying!

Ok, on to this week's challenge. We are focusing on gift items - NO cards! We want to see what you can create or dress up as a small gift for someone this holiday season. Let's see what the DT has ready to give as a gift this year:







Wouldn't you love to get a sweet gift like these at Christmas? I know I would! So now it's your turn - let's see what gift item you can create. You might just win Debbie's awesome prize package or be in our next Friday Five!

23 comments:

Debbie Carriere said...

Awesome ideas from the DT! I am looking forward to seeing some more gift ideas :)

Karen Pedersen said...

What a perfect challenge this week. I just completed a little gift for my son and posted it on my blog yesterday. It fit this challenge and I'm so glad I got to play this week. Thanks for all the fun and inspiration you offer all of us on H2H each week.

Justine said...

Love that it is gift ideas!! More inspiration for me, beacuse I'm trying to do a homemade Christmas! Thanks a bunch!

~Mychl said...

These are some great ideas! I have shared mine now too!

Donna McGlasson said...

Love the gift ideas! This is an ornament I made. There are so many ways to embellish an ornament. Makes a great gift for anyone!

Vicki Wizniuk said...

Thanks for the weekly challenges! I play as often as I can, time allowing. Love looking at everyone's creations, too. :)

Tina said...

This is my first challenge and am hoping everyone likes. Thank you for your inspirations. :)

Happy Holidays!

stampmom said...

Always happy when I get to play along, and always inspired by other players as well as the DT...Merry Christmas, everyone!

Linda Norman said...

Love all the ideas! Especially love the picture holders!

Amy said...

Great challenge this week! I love creating home~made gifts. It's like sending a little piece of yourself to the recipient :)

Tracey Mason's Studio said...

Mine is a gift giving container that doubles as a gift! LOL

Courtney Milburn said...

Lovely ideas DT! Mine is a message board that I am giving to my Mom for Christmas. I could not go into many details on my blog since they are gifts, but I am making a different one for each of the ladies in my family.

Michelle Owen said...

I'm loving this challenge! I had a lot of fun doing
this one! Hope you like it :))
http://www.cuteziecreations.com/index.asp

peggylee said...

Super excited about sharing with all you for this Gift Week, I always enjoy seeing everyones work and reading the blogs.
http://pegbaker.blogspot.com

Melinda said...

These are some necklaces that I made to sell for a non-profit that holds a lot of meaning for me.

Lorrinda said...

Awesome ideas from the DT! I love home made gifts, and this week has been full of inspirational entries. I'm glad I don't have to choose the Friday Five...

Mary Gunn FUNN said...

H2H is one of my fav blogs for great ideas and inspiration. Hope you enjoy my contribution this week.

Karen Day said...

Lovely ideas everyone!

Ken and Jenn said...

I am loving this challenge I just posted 2 of my christmas gifts, and have another yet to post but it is getting late, so it will have to wait until tomorrow.

greenscarf said...

great challenge....love the christmas spirit !!

Amy Gehring said...

I love looking at the artwork that people enter each week. This is my first ever entry!

Angela Garcia said...

Such a fun challenge this week! What wonderful work everyone did!

Queen Bee said...

Thanks for the nudge to get this gift done.