Saturday, December 22, 2007

On The Ninth Day Of Christmas

It's my turn today to give my gifts. I hope everyone likes them. I am always so indecisive about these kind of things and of course this time was no different.
I made this shadowbox ornament using vintage ledger paper as the background and then covered it with glitter, tiny glass beads and a few pearls. Then I attached a reproduction of a vintage postcard on top. I covered the shadowbox with a sheet of acrylic (can't see it in this photo) and then trimmed the whole thing with tinsely garland.
This was my first idea for the swap. I made small soldered charm/ornaments of everyone's blog or etsy shop banners and added an initial charm too.
On the back of the charm I used Heather's blog banner image from the 12 Days to Christmas blog to commemorate our fun little swap. I couldn't decide which gift I liked best, so I sent them both!

8 comments:

Alison Gibbs said...

Jeanne what gorgeous gifts you made for ther girls.Love them both.
Alison

Vickie said...

How neat! Very creative idea!

Lee W. said...

How fun- I loved both of your gifts!

Thrifty Miss Priss said...

so pretty! I love the shadowbox but the ornament/charm is adorable! Those were some lucky girls!
Merry Christmas!
Robin

Heather said...

These were so wonderful. Its doubly exciting for me because I made many of the banners you made into ornaments!! Mine is already on the tree. I LOVE it!!
THANK YOU!

Cathy said...

Jeanne, I just found your blog and am drooling over those amazing charms. I love, love, love them. Gorgeous.

Wishing you and yours a very happy holiday season and a very merry new year.

Cathy

tamy said...

Jeanne,
These are truly fantastic!
I love the ideas for both of your gifts - so personal and timeless!
Happy Holidays
tamy/simplymein

Scrappy Jessi said...

your ornaments are adorable!!!
Those charms are awesome!!! how special.
have a great christmas

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