Nov 19, 2010

Tis better To Give Blog Hop


he holiday season is upon us -- a blessed time of love and laughter, precious moments spent with family, good food aplenty, and, for many of us, gifts and giving. Now, we can almost hear the chorus of groans at that last part -- LOL! Yes, holiday gift giving can be stressful, especially when budgets are tight, gift lists are long, and the pressure is on to "shop 'til you drop." Well, we of the Deedees Digis design team firmly believe that gift-giving should be a joyful experience all the way around. That's why we have come together today to share with you some ideas of fabulous gifts that you can make, so that your gifts this year are meaningful, affordable, and hopefully as stress-free as possible. Join us today on our blog hop as we show you why "'tis better to give" -- because not only will you have fun giving these gifts, but making them as well! :-)
You should have arrived here from April's blog ,if this is your first stop on the hop, be sure to visit the Crafting with Deedee's Digis blog, where you will find the directions for the hop, a chance to win the grand prize of a $15 credit to our store, AND a little gift for you!
I have become addicted to banners, the ones made are for Christmas but you can use any digis and make them for any occasion.  For my banners I used a couple different sets  Beauty Of The Season, a beautiful set and favorite of mine. I also used an adorable set Gingerbread Holidays for my swag. 
I hope you are enjoying the hop and getting plenty of gift giving ideas. Your next stop is Darsie and boy does she have some gorgeous projects to share with you!

Before you leave, please be sure to leave me a comment in order to be entered to win a free digi of your choice from the Deedee's Digis store! You have until 12 noon Eastern Time on Sunday to comment. All winners will be announced on Monday at Crafting with Deedee's Digis -- be sure to check back then to see if you've won.  Thanks so much for joining us today, and happy holidays to you!

39 comments :

  1. wow you put some work into these, they are so pretty.

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  2. I love gingerbread folks and this is the cutest idea I've seen for adding them to your holiday fun! Great job!

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  3. Cute! The gingerbread men are adorable!

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  4. These are adorable! Such lovely decorations!

    Lauren

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  5. What a fabulous idea. I would have never thought to do this. Thanks for the inspiration. Love both banners.

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  6. Great holiday banners! Such a fun way to decorate for any season. I love both of yours, one classic and elegant and one playful and fun! :)

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  7. Ceal,
    As always you amaze me with your designs and ideas. Great way to decorate your house.
    Big stampin hugs,
    Jeanine

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  8. super cute banners! I have got to make some of those.

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  9. Your banners are great. I love the gingerbread people. TFS.

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  10. What cute little banners you have made! I have always wanted to try this but haven't attempted it yet. Great job!

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  11. Love the idea of both the gingerbread and poinsettia banner.
    TFS!

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  12. These banners are beautiful and the sweet little gingerbread people add such a whimsical touch to the holiday! Love this!

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  13. Ceal, these are just beautiful banners and I love how you showed them. Wonderful idea!

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  14. Love the banners!! How cute!

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  15. Love your banners! Very cute!

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  16. WOW, You did a lot of work. Your banner's are great.

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  17. Love your banners. I always say I'm going to make a banner but never do --hmmmm I think you have given me something to think about again.

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  18. These are both terrific, Ceal! I love that one is very elegant and one is sweet and fun. It's neat that you show them hung up and being used so we can really get a good sense of them -- what a wonderful way to share the holidays with someone! Hugs, Deedee

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  19. I love the banner - will have to make one of these for the holiday season!!

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  20. What fun seeing all these creations. Can't wait to use the ideas.

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  21. Another cute project. Thanks for sharing!

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  22. what a great idea!! I love your banners - they're such a great way to personalize your home...

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  23. I have never try to make a banner....but this one I think I will have to try.....thank you for the inspiration......

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  24. Gingerbread .....so Christmas. Love it! Thanks for sharing

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  25. Love your use of the digi stamp and your projects are great. Thanks for sharing.

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  26. Wonderful idea done beautifully. Thanks!

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  27. Love the use of the banner idea for christmas.

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  28. I am so in love with all the banners on the blogs lately and I really love yours, especially the gingerbread one, so creative and fun. Tfs.

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  29. Ceal, what a gorgeous project. I'm enjoying the blog hop. Thanks for he opportunity to win.

    timmermanp@bellsouth.net

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  30. What a cute banner! Perfect holiday decoration!

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  31. Great banner - thanks for the chance to win!! Love the blog hop!!

    Donna
    donna_wilson@memorial.org

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  32. Your banners are darling, Ceal!! I hadn't thought to make a Christmas banner. It's an excellent idea. Thanks so much.

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  33. Awesome Banners Ceal! Thanks for sharing and Happy Holidays!!!

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  34. Wow Ceal these creations are gorgeous. I so love the pointsetta of Deedee's. It is one of my favorite Christmas sets. So how are you doing sweetie? I have been thinking of you and just wanted to pop in and say "Hi". Thanks for sharing some great projects.You are so talented. Hugs.

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