Blog hop!!!

Don't you just love a party!!! I love the holidays and it is NOT too early to start thinking about it!

Welcome blog hoppers! If you just came from Kaylas blog you are in the right place! If you are popping and have no idea what's going on, I have been asked to be a part of a blog hop for Creative Cuts and More as a guest design team member for the month of October!

***The Creative Cuts and More Blog Hop starts at Die-Cut Diva's Blog.

If you follow the directions on the Creative Cuts and More Blog Hop - you will have a chance to win a FALL ALL OCCASIONS CARD KIT. You will also get a 15% discount off any orders that will be available for one week. The Coupon Code will be Octbloghop1509

Let's get this party started! Now I know it's a little early for Christmas but I love it and you need time to get your projects finished...or started as the case may be!!

I love winter- well not the cold but the feeling of general goodness and cheer that people get. I love having others over as it gives me an excuse to decorate! Not that I need an excuse- it makes my day too but having a guest makes you want to make things extra special. As Christians we are admonished to "practice hospitality" – to be "given over" to it (Romans 12:13; I Timothy 5:10). Our homes should be filled with warmth, generosity and hospitality toward others.
* Hanging snowflakes - I used fishing wire to attach them to our chandelier. I started with different size acrylic snowflakes (CC &M) stamped them ("Stays On" ink) and went over some of the flourishes with silver Stickles. I added Snow Tex for the snow effect on the tips.
I had so much fun with the cake slice boxes (CC & M)in acrylic! Wouldn't you love taking one of those home! I had so much fun decorating them that I had to make them the centerpiece! Here's a close up!
*Note the white tissue snowflakes...those came in between my acrylic snowflakes!

* I used rub ons for the sentiment, the snowflakes are stickers. I added a little bling (Kaiser) in the center of the snowflakes. I used a little Snow Tex on the bottom and added ribbon and flowers(Prima) on the backs. Because I need everything to match I used my roller stamp(Stampin' Up) to stamp silver flourishes on my plain white gift boxes! These could be presents or prizes for party games - you never know! ;)

OH! To assemble the cake boxes I used Killer Red Tacky Tape - this stuff is awesome. It is very thin and clear double sided tape that can keep anything together! I even used it to tape the ribbon on the boxes! You can get this at CC&M and Terry has a "killer" deal on it right now! LOL!

Of course a party isn't a party without chocolate! Yum!
*I just had to add a pretty layered flower (rhinestone-Kaiser, white-Creative Imaginations & Heidi Swapp) here too to match the theme!

Add a table cloth, some lighting, music, food and friends! Woo hoo Party!

Over the next few weeks, I’m going to post some more ideas for the ideas or ideas for hospitality here on my blog so don't forget to come back and check on me ;) !

Thanks for stopping by, I hope you enjoyed your visit! Please come by again! Your next hop is Lindsay Weirich !

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