Sunday, December 20, 2015

Holiday Wishes for a Blogging Friend

 I hosted a 
Christmas Pocket Letter Swap
in my flickr group
and this is the pocket letter I 
created for my partner Laurie.
I made it so  Laurie could disassemble
it and use most of the elements 
in her own artwork if she chooses. 
The lovely white and silver edge trim
is adhered with double-sided tape
for easy removal.
In the first pocket I included some
old German scrap St. Nicks that were not attached 
to a vintage script background.
This beautiful frosty flower
in the second pocket
has a thick chipboard vintage postcard
as a backdrop.
 Red and white twine
with some fun Tim Holtz ephemera and
 a mini glittered bottlebrush tree
against a wintry ATC.
Do you like the snowman stickpin I made?
I also included some snowflake brads
on a piece of white burlap trim.
 
 Another pocket with
thick chipboard pieces, and
 another ATC.
 This is some of my most
favorite wintry trim.
And in the final pocket
this gorgeous blue poinsettia pick
with a pretty sheer snowflake ribbon.

So much better than sending a card!

7 comments:

Lynn Stevens said...

Oh theses are just as precious as can be. I'm so sorry I missed out on this swap.
Work has kept me far too busy this year.
Have a Beautiful Christmas JoAnne.
Hugs Lynn

GARAGE SALE GAL said...

A wonderful pocket letter that you received!!!
Merry Christmas,
warmly,
deb

Gaby Bee said...

What a fun swap. These pieces are enchanting!

Merry Christmas and a very Happy Healthy New Year to you and all your loved ones.

Hugs,
Gaby

Laurie said...

And there was never so grateful a recipient! I love your creation -- and all the goodies! So excited to know the silver trim can come off with double-sided tape! I love being a part of your swap group! Merry Christmas!

Tee said...

This is lovely work. I just started making pocket letters and they are a lot of fun to make and receive! I missed out on this swap! Hope you do more pocket letters! Merry Christmas and warm wishes for a Happy New Year! hugs,Tee

Kelly Deal said...

Wow! Gorgeous work Joanne! Happy Holidays!

Something Special said...

Beautiful swap