Saturdays With LeAnn

Wonderful Time Of The Year


It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  Today I have some awesome ideas I want to share with you to get you in the spirit of Christmas. Sit back, relax, and enjoy!  I am sure you will be motivated by the end of this article to jump in and get started on your holiday projects.

Wonderful Time Of The Year By Lisa Dickinson

It is time to get creative with your trusty snowflake paper punch. I love Lisa’s fun and creative way to make a Christmas Tree for your layout. This can also be done by making some snowflakes using your die cut machines.

Wonderful Time Of The Year

Punch out a variety of snowflakes from several of your favorite Christmas papers and layer them to create a tree base.  Adhering them with glue dots in the center of each flake will allow the edges to bend upward to give dimension to your tree. This fabulous layout was created by Lisa Dickinson. Click here to see how she embellished her tree and completed her layout. Such a creative idea for your holiday photos.

Poinsettia Card by Annette Green

Now is the time for the holiday spirit to hit full speed! Do you enjoy creating your own handmade Christmas cards?  Here is another card idea to add to your list. Let the creating begin with this poinsettia card!Poinsettia Card

If you feel as inspired as I do by this beautiful poinsettia, click here and I’ll take you over to Annette’s Creative Journey blog so you can learn more from Annette in her video tutorial.  You will have so much fun creating this fabulous card, and Annette’s excellent tips and techniques make the process easy.

Magic Of Christmas by Paula Cheney

I just love it when December rolls around and its time to prepare for the holidays.  It is so exciting to pull out all those fun Christmas papers and embellishments to start gathering fun ideas for your handmade holiday cards.

Magic Of Christmas

This adorable card will certainly put a smile on the face of the one who receives it. Tis the season for endless possibilities for charming handmade cards!  I hope this festive card will inspire you to let your imagination run wild. The blend of papers, together with the wonderful stamps, created a work of art by Paula Cheney.  Let me take you over to the Simon Says blog where you will find step-by-step instructions from Paula.

A Festive Gentleman Caller By Emma Williams

Do you need a unique gift this Christmas?  This altered frame will make a fun home decor piece that can be put out year after year.  This can be made for a friend, teacher, co-worker, or family member.  Not only are you giving a great gift, but they will receive a handmade treasure.

A Festive Gentleman Caller

Emma Williams is so creative and if you will come with me over to her blog “That’s Life” you will find the steps that Emma took to create this stunning frame.  Learn how she makes her “festive gent” look amazing with a variety of colored glitter and silver and gold foliage.

Berry Coconut Spritzer By Amber Brady

Today I want to share with you a very tasty beverage by Amber Brady.  You can make your holiday dinners look very festive with this delicious Berry Coconut Spritzer.

Berry Coconut Spritzer

This is a very refreshing drink with just the right amount of sweetness. It’s a very easy and bubbly carbonated drink that everyone will love. Click here to print off your recipe. Once again, don’t forget to make several copies as your friends and family will definitely want this recipe.

I hope you have enjoyed today’s inspiration, and you are getting in that festive mood for the holidays!  Enjoy your week and I will see you again next Saturday.  Thank you for stopping by; we love our Weekly Scrapper friends!