This is the start of an inspiration patch, where I hope that fellow scrappers and creators will come and find some inspiration, or even leave some inspiration for me.

Monday, 2 December 2013

Christmas Shadow Box - BoBunny Silver & Gold

Hello Everyone

Today I was reading Val Thorpe's blog and she had a post up for the OUAS challenge and was talking about Christmas. It also had me thinking and I really thought about what I love at Christmas time, and it surely has to be that we as a family get together, have lots of fun and just enjoy the celebrations together! I love that part, family and fellowship! ;-)

So today is now the perfect day to share my Christmas shadow box with you, using the fabulous Silver & Gold collection from BoBunny.

Here's my box.


I am so happy with how it came out and is a great start to the Christmas season.  I plan to give it to my Aunt, who has recently moved into a frail care section at the Retirement Village, and I really hope it will brighten her room.


Here's a closer look at the goodies inside.


My die cuts were really the key here and I spent quite a bit of time cutting all these lovely little pieces out and then putting them together.


My son is 6 years old and he is super excited about Father Christmas coming to visit him.  He wrote a letter this past weekend about what it is he wants and he just knows that something special will be coming his way! I so love his excitement and belief in Father Christmas. I had to laugh, he told me this past weekend that Father Christmas will be coming in his "slave".....only for me to correct him and tell him it's a "sleigh"! LOL
Too cute!


I hope your Christmas season also starts with excitement and joy.
Thanks for stopping by!
Have a great day!
Denise x

9 comments:

  1. Cute story about your son and Santa's "slave." :)

    Great idea for the shadow box. I am thinking of making a couple of home décor pieces as Christmas gifts, and seeing your lovely completed shadow box gives me confidence to keep moving in that direction. Thanks for the inspiration!

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    1. Thanks Denise, that's really kind of you! ;-)

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  2. This is such a bright and festive piece Denise...I'm sure your Aunt will appreciate it in her room. So cute to read about the "slave". :)

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  3. Ah Denise thank you for the shout out... I am re-evaluating my feelings about Christmas but that is a post for another day. I love this shadow box and I am sure it will brighten her room and she will love it. I do hope that Santa and his 'slave' come to me too xox

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  4. This is stunning Christmas art Denise! I'm sure your aunt will love it. :)
    I love how excited little kids get for Christmas. I hope Father Christmas brings him what he asked for when he comes on his 'slave'. Lol! SO cute! :) xx

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  5. This is really pretty and so beautifully made! Please let me know where you got the shadow box - I would love to order some!

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  6. This is very pretty and I am sure your aunt is going to love it. For me it is all about Jesus. I love to have my family around me and I love the food that goes with it...like trifle and pavlova.

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  7. Chiming in with the other ladies - this really is so wonderful! I am sure your aunt till just adore it and show it to the other occupants! I love reading about how people celebrate Christmas and what their family traditions are. I am as excited as the kids and will be on the lookout for Santa and his *slave" this year too! xoxoxo

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  8. Wow! This is so neat looking! Love shadow boxes....the pp on the side is a nice added touch!

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