Stampin' Creative Global Blog HopWelcome to our Global Stampin’ Creative blog hop! Our theme this month is Deck the Halls! This group of creative Stampin’ Up! demonstrators come from all around the world to showcase some creativity and the wonderful products we all love. Please hop around and see what everyone has to share, we also love to hear your feedback – so please tell me what you love most about my projects or this blog hop! If you’ve hopped here from Eimear then you’ve already had a treat, I hope you enjoy my projects too.

Deck the Halls with the Stampin' Creative Blog Hop using the Christmastime is Here suite. Pip Todman www.queenpipcards.com Stampin' Up! Independent Demonstrator UK

Deck The Halls

Deck the Halls always makes me think of dressing the tree and the rest of the house. Sadly we don’t have the room for a big Christmas tree, but instead, I use my camera arm over my desk! That way I can also join in the festivities a little. I wish we had a big staircase or a large mantlepiece we could swag with holly and ivy and baubles! However, on the plus side, we don’t have a lot to take down in January! That doesn’t mean that I don’t love hand stamped and hand made baubles though! So of course, this was the first thing that came to mind.

Deck the Halls with the Stampin' Creative Blog Hop using the Christmastime is Here suite. Pip Todman www.queenpipcards.com Stampin' Up! Independent Demonstrator UK

This project was made with Christmastime is Here suite and a paper mache bauble from my local craft shop. I painted the base bauble with Acrylic white paint to give me a base for stamping. Stamp the base with the sprigs and pine cones, then add the paper cut with the circle dies. Lastly, add bling!

Deck the Halls with the Stampin' Creative Blog Hop using the Christmastime is Here suite. Pip Todman www.queenpipcards.com Stampin' Up! Independent Demonstrator UK

Change It Up

Deck the Halls with the Stampin' Creative Blog Hop using the Christmastime is Here suite. Pip Todman www.queenpipcards.com Stampin' Up! Independent Demonstrator UK

I then decided to make a card with one of the other papers but using the same idea with the circle and the pine cones. Rather than the flowers as the central piece, use one of the sentiments. This shows you how you can find an image or idea you like and easily transfer it to a card design. I often see things out and about that inspire my card designs or layouts. Consequently, I take a lot of photographs of stuff which some people find a little odd, but I think all crafters can relate to it! I bet I’m not alone, I wonder if my blog hop team do it too!

Deck the Halls with the Stampin' Creative Blog Hop using the Christmastime is Here suite. Pip Todman www.queenpipcards.com Stampin' Up! Independent Demonstrator UK

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I hope you liked today’s Deck The Halls project. If so, come back again soon for more inspiration from me!
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Pip Todman aka Queen Pip
Stampin’ Up! UK Independent Demonstrator

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