Saturday, December 17, 2011

Day 7 - Oh, Christmas Tree...

This week has been fabulous...reading all the comments you have left (but I admit I need to leave the house soon).  And to be quite honest I want to thank everyone for being such good sports in answering all our Christmas questions.  
I hope you have taken a few minutes to read the comments.   Not something I usually do when I'm reading other blogs, but there have been some very touching as well as funny stories. These are three of my favorites from this week: 
From Dria:
MY favorite decoration =now that is hard to choose. I love my Nativity because it represents the true reason of Christmas. But my favorite decoration has to be my little pair of baby angels my dad bought me during my 4th Christmas season-- I still remember seeing them in the store. It was snowing and I was Christmas shopping with my daddy while my 2 older sisters were shopping with my mommy. The ladies had gone to a big girls store daddy and I went to the toys and decorations areas. We were looking at the tree with all of the glittering ornaments when I spotted a baby girl and baby boy angle--she has long white hair and he has short white hair- Every time I pull them from their tissue wrapping I am transported back through time to that evening(over 46 years ago now) a little girl hanging on to her daddy's finger and asking "PLEASE?" Although that daddy passed away 12 years ago now his indulgent smile lives on. 
From Cynthia:
My sister and I used to have a tradition when we were younger: Two days before Christmas we would open one gift each, then wrap it back up so our parents wouldn't know what we had done. On Christmas Day, we would shake the box and 'magically' guess what was inside! This was so funny to us until our parents clued in and that tradition was nipped in the bud!! =D 

And from Crabtree-Creations: Every year since 1960, we have bundled up on Christmas Eve and set out to find Santa Claus. I have wonderful memories of piling into my Dad's Buick, kids all crammed in the back seat, my Dad and Uncle up front, one driving and one navigating, our little cold noses pressed up against the car windows, trying to get a glimpse of the Sleigh, or Rudolph or the Big Elf himself.
Every year without fail, we would return to Grandma's house to find that HE HAD JUST BEEN THERE!! Oh so frustrating!
One year I decided to stay at the house, so not to miss him, but was somehow convinced that it was better to go out and look for him, so off we went, and when we came back, HE HAD JUST BEEN THERE! I repeated this tradition with my children, and now I am a new Grandmother, so will continue to take the grandchildren out on that yearly trek going out to find Santa Claus, returning home to find a home full of love, goodies on the table, and presents under the tree, because HE HAD JUST BEEN THERE!

See what I mean?  Great stories!

Again, thank you everyone who commented!
The winner of Day 6 of the 7 Days of Giveaways is...
 Congratulations! 
Blogger Lori said...
This is something that my mom did for me and my siblings when we were kids. She made our Christmas Stockings from brown grocery bags. They were sprayed gold, trimmed in red rick rack and sprayed with snow and of course our names on them. To this day I love and remember those stockings. This year, my mom recreated one for me. I was in tears for the whole day over it!     December 17, 2011 4:40 PM  
Lori please email me at paula@2gypsygirls.com to claim your prize!  
You have 24 hours or it goes back in the pot! 
Oh, Christmas Tree... 
Well, we've made it our last Giveaway!  When I started this week I intended to make a few small projects...today's project is anything but small!  I used the 7gypsies ATC & Photo Display as my structure.  If you have never seen this product, it has a heavy base and a tall rod that screws into it.  Each of rings gets successively smaller and they can be put on the tall rod in any order or you can use as many or as few of the rings as you want.  The thing I love about this product is that you can make something for Christmas and then change it out for your summer vacation photos.  



So here's the base,
Pick a paper to cover the top of the base. I am choosing the vintage paper Leslie sent me because I am so inspired by the red numbers!  Place the paper on the base and punch the hole.  Then turn the paper over and sand off the excess so the paper will not cause problems with the rod screwing into the base.
Add nice coat of Multi Medium to the top of the base, then the paper.  Use a brayer to smooth out any bubbles.
Flip the base over and cut off the excess paper with a cutting knife.  Sand the edges and ink...Vintage Photo (right, Sue?).  Don't leave home without it!
So you could put paper on the edges or leave as is but I am going to use a vintage measuring tape. 
Here's the finished product.
Now were ready to put the ATC and Photo Display together.  Then start adding the embellishments (or junk as we like to call it).
Three tips to Remember:
  1. Embellish the back of things because you will see it, even if it's just paper.
  2. Limit tying or wiring things to the structure.  Why?  When you take it apart you will have to deal with that and it's no fun.  I created one of these with vacation photos and hand wired everything to the structure...not fun when summer was over and I had to take it apart.  Learned my lesson!
  3. Hanging thing from the clips makes them at least 1/2" longer.  More times then not I haven't taken this into account and had to move items from the top row to the middle because it was too long.

So let me walk you through the project.  
Most of the items are self explanatory so I will give you the product information and a few notes.

7gypsies Tag set - Affirmations
7gypsies Mini Hanger - brass
Idea-ology Vial labels  (obviously my favorite product of the season)
Vintage pearls as ornaments in the tiny tree.  A vintage thimble serves as a tree stand.
Needed a way to hang the tree.  Not sure why I figured this out today after hand wiring almost 170 trees for the Junk Drawer Advent kit.  Why didn't this come to me sooner?  Grab one of Tim's Memo Pins and shove it down into the branches of the tree.  Glittering the tree gave it just that extra something to hold the pin in place.  So simple. 
Wendy Addison tag (I added the words)
Who doesn't need a bottle of snow?
7gypsies Apothecary bottle
label - vintage
I had to add a few pictures...these are from my friend Rachel at Darkroom Door.  Our long term readers know these photo booth shots are a go to favorite of mine.  These are from the sheet of couples.


More vintage items
7gypsies key
Vintage red velvet coat buttons.  These have been in my stash for years and they never seem to work till now.  I just stitched them with some thick wool thread so the stitching would show up.  Added the vintage red label at the bottom and the number from a page found in an old book.
I made the window from 7gypsies collage paper that has been treated with Ice Resin.  You can see how I did it here (amendment: you can skip step three of the instructions...I have now made at least 50 sheets of ice resin paper and you don't need to wait for the bubbles to rise to the top when making paper.  Just stir for 2 minutes and go.)
The red metal flower is an old earring hanging from a Swivel Clasp.
7gypsies collage paper - Birdsong

You can see how I cut the Collage Tissue for the frame.
This card was made using one of my favorite stamp- Vintage Polka Dots from Red Lead.  It is a must have!  The chipboard letters are 7gypsies - Paddington...they have been painted silver and glittered.  The card is doubled, stamped on both sides and then sewn together.  Add the bell at the bottom to finish it off.
This little tree in the wooden spool has red beads from an old necklace.
Vintage card with some glittered pine cones.
Chipboard swallow with vintage paper.
7gypsies Tag Kit - Family
My favorite part of creating is cutting words from old books.  It always surprises me how the words come together to make the project unique and have more meaning. 
Glittered pine cones with a stitched leaf I cut from felt.
Another card from the 7gypsies Tag kit - Family
7gypsies Tag - Lille
There definitely needs to be a Naughty and Nice List, right?
7gypsies Numero Clear Stamp
Okay so you have already seen this calendar in the gift wrapping post but I stole it off my sisters present because I decided I needed it here more).  I added the silver metal star (American Tag)
Vintage numbers and a bit of leftover packaging from the village kit.
And the tree topper...a glittered star (can you believe my luck to run across the word tinsel?)
The ATC & Photo Display comes with a metal ball that screws on to the top.  I replaced the metal ball with a vintage clothes pin to hold the star in place.
Loving this project so much that I can almost guarantee 
we will be selling it as a kit next fall.

If you would like to enter to win today's giveaway (I do, I do!)
to win a KIT to create this project, please leave a comment.  The kit comes with everything you see here and the ATC and Photo Display structure.  There are full packs of two tag sets, the mini hangers, the large Vintage Polka Dot stamp from Red Led, the thimble tree and the spool tree, vintage labels, vintage earring, pearls and beads, all chipboard pieces, ice resin collage tissue, red clothes pin and even the little notebook and pencil.
Today's question: What do you want for Christmas?
I know my husband needs this one answered quick!

Day 7 Giveaway is open till 12 midnight pacific time.  
Winner will be posted tomorrow morning and you will have 24 hours to claim your prize. 
When we started 7 Days of Giveaways it was really a way to say "Thank You" to all of you that have supported us in our creative endeavors this year, whether it be in the classroom or buying a kit online, we appreciate it and you.  There are so many of you that we now call friends and we always look forward to hearing from you.  
Welcome again to all who have joined us from Pinterest and Tim's World.  We're glad you're here at One Lucky Day for a bit of this and that with a little gypsy flavor thrown in and we hope you'll stay awhile. 

Deb and I are taking a break from blogging this week to spend it with our families. 
We'll see you back here at One Lucky Day after the holiday!
and you can see I already purchased the ding dongs and hoho's for the neighbors!

cheers!
paula

195 comments:

  1. Oh how beautiful!!
    Well...I know what I am getting...a new P&S and Sewing machine but if I could pick a SURPRISE gift...I would pic a new Cameo! LOL

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  2. What a great idea and a terrific decor piece. Would LOVE to win this kit. I asked my son for a pandora charm - that would make me happy.

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  3. Just amazingly wonderful! I would really love to have one for my own, thanks for the chance! I haven't asked for anything specific this year - I'm all about surprises.

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  4. Love the tree and all the vintage pieces used to make it. Absolutely charming. I would love to win. My Christmas gift surprise would be a Santa for my collection.

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  5. What do I want for Xmas? To win this kit. Seriously, that would make me over the moon happy.

    We are having a very minimalist Xmas this year. We are not getting a tree and are only exchanging very small gifts. This morning, we found out we have to drop $900 on emergency car repairs. The timing couldn't be worse. It is what it is and we'll just do the best we can. At least the mechanic will have a happy holiday!

    I'd love to make this cool art tree so that in the future, no matter what, we'd have a tree.

    (I'm not complaining-I am grateful for all the things we DO have. I feel like Xmas is so much about excess anyway. This is an opportunity to focus on the things that really matter, which when it boils down to it is my family & friends.)

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  6. OH MY!!! Sign me up for this kit next year! Seriously, my buffet is decorated with all kits/inspiration from you and Deb and I get sooo many wonderful comments on it. LOVE. For Christmas this year I asked for a Gel UV light System Nail kit, it drives me crazy when I do my nails only to have them chipped a few days later, I have read the reviews and people say they last for weeks!!

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  7. Oh (BIG Sigh!)THIS is what I want! Your wonderful ATC holder xmas tree! But if I can't have that I hope I will get um, angel wings, fairie dust, peacock feathers and a pound of glitter all tied up in sparkly ribbon!

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  8. This is the most beautiful project!! I have been sitting here reading and absorbing every little detail on each project and just loving them all! You are truly amazing! And then I about passed out to read that you are giving a kit away! Ahhhh! Too die for! LOVE THIS!!! Thanks for the change and I wish you both the most wonderful holiday!! hugs!

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  9. YAY, now I know what I am going to do with my stand and some of my gadgets.......... Thank you for your creations and now I can start thinking of my tree next year....... Little things to collect, since I love going to antique stores...... I have been on a search for the old tabs on the old cash register...... Thank you for giving something to look forward to."...... Happy holidays..... Therese

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  10. OK, you saved the BEST for last. Dang but that is cool. (And distressed with Vintage Photo to boot!)

    You GypsyGirls have a wonderful Christmas and enjoy your time off. Hoping Santa deposits you in St Pete at Whim So Doodle sometime in 2012!

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  11. That is such a neat advent calendar! I live advent calendars and can't have too many. What I'd really likerhia year is a Vagabon machine.

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  12. I NEED this kit to go with the advent calendar and Christmas village that I have! Thanks again for all the wonderful inspiration this week.

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  13. oh. my. that may just be the best tree i've ever seen! i so toally NEED this kit! on my wish list this year: dedicated photo printer (probable), instax camera (doubtful), silhouette cameo (so not happening), and now, this kit (keeping fingers crossed!)

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  14. Another gorgeous creation. What I want for Christmas is for my hubby to take me junking in central Fla. again, before he starts school again. Let's see what happens.
    xxx
    Marlene

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  15. What a clever and unique idea for the ATC/photo display! I love the star on top secured with the clothes pin! How do ya'll come up with these ideas??? On my Christmas wish list this year... a large format printer/scanner.

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  16. Oh WOW! Earlier this year, I saw this display kit in a clearance bin. I bought it thinking that something would come to mind and put it in the back of a cabinet. Thanks to your blog, it will again see the light of day!
    Thank you for sharing these terrific projects and all your wonderful creativity! Happy Holidays!

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  17. WOW you guys have out done yourself again.
    I have asked my husband for a new la Cruset pot. Really want one but when he sees the price I think it may freak him out.
    denise c.

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  18. I absolutely LOVE what you have done with this stand!!! those darling little spool trees are ever so charming-but then, so are all the other decorations! What do I want for Christmas? I can honestly say that although I always want art supplies,stamps,etc. what I want is to be way more ahead of the game with my handmade cards and gifts for next year so I'm not so pressed for time and can enjoy a bit more.Thank you for the 7 days give aways, and for the chance to win your generous pkgs!

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  19. For Christmas, I'd love a Starbucks card or an iTunes card. But what I'd really like for Christmas is world peace. Really.

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  20. Wow Paula! This might be my favorite project of the whole week - I would absolutely die if I won it :) But don't let that stop you from picking my name, I won't hold you responsible lol! Thanks for all the fabulous inspiration! Ever since Tim sent me over here, I have been just enamored with your blog! Have a wonderful holiday season with your family and a blessed Christmas!

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  21. Oh my, is that ever a beautiful and stunning decor piece you created! Thank you for a chance to win the kit for it--it would be a labor of love to complete it. A Christmas gift surprise? A Silhouette would be a total shock!

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  22. Oh my, scrapbook anything! Dies, paper, and more paper would make me very happy. I'm pretty easy to shop for.

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  23. Two days ago a friend of ours was beaten to death. I know it isn't possible, but the only thing I'm wishing for this year is for his 2 small children and his wife to get their father and husband back... :,( Nothing else matters right now.

    Take care of each other as long as there's still a chance!
    All my love
    /M

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  24. What do I want for Christmas - to be organized so I can be more creative...not a present anyone else can give me.
    Your kits make it so much easier for me to be creative - THANK YOU! Please don't stop with them...they are my lifesavers this time of year.

    Merry Christmas!

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  25. I LOVE this kit. What a wonderful giveaway prize. Someone will be elated to win this. What I want for Christmas is something I already have. My wonderful, supportive husband and two hard headed cute as a button beagle dogs. lol Aside from that, I would love an AccuCut. My husband keeps asking me about it so I think the odds are good. :-) Merry Christmas everyone. :-)

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  26. Besides the wonderful kit that you are giving away, I would like an iPad2 under the Christmas tree this year.

    Happy Holidays! Kay

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  27. What a wonderful project, I have some cute things saved up! What I want for Christmas is a SPA Day...that would be a true surprise. Have a wonderful Holiday with your family. I will be watching my grandsons so I will be having a great week! Thanks for all your ideas...hope I win!!
    di@ cottage-wishes!!

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  28. This kit is beautiful!! I would like it for Christmas ;-) I honestly don't know what I want for Christmas. I guess if I could go for the sky, it would be never ending gift cards to my local scrapbook store, Michael's and Hobby Lobby :-)
    Then I'd have to ask for the time too, because I've got so many ideas from all of the wonderful crafts I've seen from others!! Merry Christmas!!

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  29. This is just amazing love all the details
    Love the pieces oh how wonderful to use this for seasons.
    Thanks for sharing

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  30. Your creations are AMAZING!!! I want to go to Orange, CA to go junking and I'll want to win this!!!
    Merry Christmas!!!
    best regards,
    Wanda

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  31. your tree is beautiful:) What I want for Christmas is a Cinch or a Bind it all and more craft supplies:)
    cathyplus5.blogspot.com
    mexicopetshop at hotmail dot com

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  32. Thanks for the step by step instructions. I also think that a kit like this will be a great seller for you next year. Hope I win this one! For Christmas, I would like a new computer desk/station - I've been looking for 2 years for the perfect one. Maybe Santa can find it for me?

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  33. I'm so glad I've found your blog - you come up with the most amazing ideas. Love your christmas tree!

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  34. Great idea! I would love to win this kit. Thanks for coming up with good ideas.

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  35. All I can say is WOW...this is so amazing....Thanks so much for the chance to win! As far as what I want for Christmas....I know I can't have it. It would be to have my Mom back....just a chance to hug her...kiss her check & know that she is in a happier place. I wish you & yours the very merriest of Christmas....hug your loved ones.

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  36. Hmmmm.....I would truly like a gift of wisdom this year. I am in the lesson phase of learning the difference between supporting and helping (or enabling :) and I get confused. Sometimes I get annoyed and sometimes I am joyful. So I truly would like to know how to give generously with wisdom. I am thinking though that this may be a life-long lesson.....and that the only real action for me to take is just to learn to love better. Maybe in learning to love better myself the gift then becomes one I get over and over! :)

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  37. As much as I've been trying to resist buying another expensive crafting tool, I'm really wishing for the new Silhouette! Merry Christmas to all and love your blog ideas!

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  38. This is GORGEOUS!!! Thanks so much for sharing it! I REALLY want a Big Shot, so I can emboss and die cut! Or at least some sort of dry embossing tool!

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  39. WOW! You've knocked it outta the park with this glorious little tree! It's like a little charm bracelet, it's so cool. I would be overjoyed to win this!

    As far as Christmas goes, I have a wonderful family, in good health. I'm blessed that way; but others are not. My heart hurts for others who suffer, who've lost so much- I'd love Hope, Healing, Kindness in a sad world.

    PS--Put us all on a Wish List for 'oh Christmas (Tag) Tree' kits for next year!! We've ALL been good!!

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  40. Oh my goodnes how very wonderful, I so love all you have hung on the "tree"- there are so many gorgeous ornaments.
    Thankyou for all this showing the how to, and with what...
    Merry christmas.
    Dorthe

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  41. Holy cow! Every single inch of this project totally blows me away. You girls amaze and inspire me so very much!

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  42. Paul & Deb you know to sign me up for a kit. This year I am hoping for the Core Kit of Project Life so that I can use it for next year. I also wish for a happy, healthy and skinnier New Year.

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  43. Totally stunning! So pretty and fun! What do I want for Christmas? Besides winning this amazing kit? My want is pretty simple this year...I would love some really comfy pajamas, fuzzy socks and a night away with my DH to just get away from home and all the every day
    "stuff".

    Happy Holidays to you and thank you for sharing this inspiration with us this week. Lots of work went into this and it's really appreciated! May 2012 be a good year to you both!

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  44. Paula, You know I love this gift and will want to order it. Your details are always so amazing.

    For Christmas I would love to get a Nikon DigitalSLR camera. But I didn't ask for it, it is only a wish to share with you!

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  45. If I could pick one thing for Christmas, it would be a Genesis paper cutter. Sweet!

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  46. Well, the gypsy queens saved the best for last!
    So Deb and Paula do have a week or two off to celebrate and have much merriment.
    I can honestly say that I already have everything money can but...so there is nothing on my "I want, I need, can I have, list".
    If I were to have a 'wishes come true' option it would be that everyone gets the gift they are dreaming of.
    Wishing all a wonderful holiday and health and happiness in 2012.

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  47. I couldn't stop looking at all the ornaments! Love, love, love all the details on each one. I love the tree idea and that it is something that you can use all year.

    What do I want for Christmas? A watch! Then I would be less likely to be sucked into my phone every time I check the time. :)

    Merry Christmas!

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  48. I would be in heaven if I were lucky enough to win this giveaway! I absolutely LOVE it. For Christmas I didn't want much. I asked for some gift cards to my LSS, a pair of silver hoop earrings.....I don't need much and just happy that both of girls are home with me. It was more fun this year to buy them some surprises--they have no idea...but owls seem to be the center of several gifts this year! thank you for this wonderful giveaway--my fingers and toes are crossed! ksh

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  49. Incredibly well done!! The details are amazing. I don't need anything, but wouldn't turn away a BigShot or Silhouette (they are "wants," not "needs"). I'll settle for being with family & friends -- and an after-holiday visit from my sweet 4-year old niece. She's the greatest joy there is.

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  50. I want anything 7 Gypsy and
    Tim Holtz, you guys are on the top of my list. I would LOVE to win the kit, it is awesome. Have a great time with the family and a Merry Christmas!

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  51. I got my Christmas wish early this year and that was for my son to be healthy going into this holiday season. And I am happy to report his doctors say he is doing well. So I got everything I need.

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  52. Gorgeous project.... TFS!!! What do I want for Christmas.....hmmm, I usually don't ask for anything and I am so blessed this year that my dh has a job, I would love to have both my kids and there kids to be together with us this Christmas....

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  53. LOVE that!!!! What do I want for Christmas? Reusable grocery bags...I'm so tired of drowning in the plastic ones.

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  54. I'd love to get a tablet of some kind - I am obsessed with them!

    Cheryl

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  55. Love all the vintage-y goodness on your tree!! The ice resin collage tissue paper is really gorgeous!

    For Christmas all I want is for the economy to improve! ;-)

    Thanks for 7 Days of Giveaways!! It's been fun checking in every day to see what you have been up to! Craft on!! =D

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  56. Love this 'architectural" tree.
    I would love to overcome my addiction to sugar and carbs. If I can reduce my consumption by half - I would be happy!

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  57. Don't know how you guys keep coming up with all these great ideas..this one is so cleaver, I love it! On my xmas list is a cordless dremmel tool - something to take my projects up a notch...BAM!

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  58. This little tree is soooo cute! Definitely on my must-do list. For Christmas I would like to be able to take time each day to create-even if it's only a few minutes. Hmmm...that sounds more like a resolution than a wish, doesn't
    It? Merry Christmas everyone!

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  59. This takes my breathe away! I love it! And while I do not have the rack to make one- I will improvise and string things somewhere- I love it ! (Of course if you pick me as the winner then I would have the kit!). What a wonderful giveaway! What do I want for Christmas (besides this of course!)- well I really want some sort of electronic cutting machine - I don't know which one and I really would be happy with any but since Santa doesn't listen (much less ask) around here- I think it's for naught. But I can try can't I? Maybe he is listening now....

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  60. Hmmm paper crafting stuff is always welcome, but high on my list is an iPad. We'll see if Santa thinks I was good enough! Most of all that my family enjoys the holidays!!

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  61. This is so beautiful!
    So glad you could share it, along with everything else you've created.
    You have a great blog and I'd love to share your link our page!
    You can check us out at http://ohhowcrafty.blogspot.com/

    We enjoying crafting, as well!
    Happy Holidays!

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  62. WOW! I love, love, love this!!! What great inspiration this creative tree is! So what do I really want for Christmas? THIS KIT - can I buy one now and not wait until next year??? Other than this kit what I really want is the Joy of the Season - spending time with family and friends, the wonder of what is in each package, the cookies (all without calories), holiday music, decorations.

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  63. I know that took a lot of time to put together your ATC Christmas tree! One year I hand made some ornaments using chip board objects and covering them with holiday paper and using ribbon and snow flakes, buttons, ect. Very time consuming but the end result is so very special. So hats off to you for your creation! For Christmas I would love crafty things to make and the time to make them!! Hey I love the Ho Ho and Ding Dongs idea! Thank you and the other blogger for such a cute idea!

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  64. This project is gorgeous!!! I would love to make one. For Christmas I am wishing for a craft desk. I have been using an old ikea computer desk but have outgrown it.

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  65. What a beautiful display! I would love love love to win this kit! The question about what I want for Christmas is a tough one, because I have so much fun buying things for others and coming up with funny tags (one of our family traditions) and also because if I need something, I tend to just buy it for myself instead of waiting. But we had a big baking day today, which reminded me that I would really like a good new set of glass mixing bowls (from Crate and Barrel, to be exact!). Thanks so much for doing these giveaways and for all of the great ideas!

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  66. Oh my gosh! I am still squealing with delight over this project... GOTTA have it. Sunday dinner plans have been shelved for the moment- I have to go start digging in my stash to see what I've got to play with. Thank you for this darling tree along with all the great posts during the past week. It's been so much fun to read everyone's stories- some made me laugh, some made me cry, but all made me happy that it's Christmastime once again.

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  67. I would love someone to provide maid service for one thorough cleaning. I've had various health issues the past months & a lot has gotten away from me housekeeping-wise. Would love to start the new year with a clean "slate".

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  68. LOVE this project - soooooo creative! I would LOVE to win a kit to make one.

    hmmmm for Christmas - I'm hoping Santa will bring a Kindle!

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  69. What a beautiful holiday project! Thank you for all of the inspiration this week (and all year long). Wishing you and Deb the happiest of holiday seasons!

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  70. Paula, what a beautiful project. I love the vintage feel. I can't believe how similar our aesthetic is- except you have this odd affliction of NOT being obsessed with glitter but I will forgive you because your work is beautiful.
    What do I what for Christmas? Besides all that blah blah blah about world peace I would take my daughter's health back and lots of scrapbooking supplies that I can use to NOT scrapbook with.

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  71. That's an awesome display. So much work and so many layers - thanks for sharing! What do I want for Christmas? Scrapbooking goodies of course!

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  72. Thanks so much! Merry Christmas!!
    This is truly beautiful! Thanks for the tips on attaching the trees and hooking things on! This will be an underconstruction for next year.

    What do I want? Friends and family members to make commitments to follow Christ as their Savior.

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  73. DRia's story made me cry and this project is stunning i adore it and couldnt blieve the kit was the prize. I will be looking out for it next yea if i dont win. As to the question. i would love a trip to bali for for me, my husband, and my 2 boys but would be extremely happy with a magnifying mirror with lights ( it would mean my husband was listening lol). Merry christmas ti both of you. I love your blog.

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  74. What a beautiful project!! For Christmas, I would like more than just a couple of minutes cuddling my newest grandson, just born on Tuesday. His five older sisters seem to have a monopoly on cuddling their brother!

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  75. love, love, love this project.. i would love this kit..

    but currently on my wish list - which is hung with my stocking - are the following: 1. michael buble christmas cd. 2. green velvet christmas tree skirt and 3. 7 gypsies lille clear stamp set..

    i even attached photos and urls to where you can get them online.. just in case santa wants to shop online.

    happy holidays!

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  76. I would love to win for day 7! That's what I want for Christmas!

    Linda
    linda.bertetta@gmail.com

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  77. When I saw this project, I knew I wanted at least two or three of these! One for my sister, one for my bestie and one for me! What a great idea!

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  78. Oh my... what a cool project. I can see it covered with springtime stuff, then fall, then Christmas.

    I want the economy to pick up so I can quit working so damn hard. Or a winning lotto ticket.

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  79. I had not even thought about what I want for Christmas...
    a healthy 2012. I have so much I am thankful for... so
    blessed. Thank you so much for sharing and creating such
    wonderful things. Merry, merry Christmas...

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  80. Love, love, love this project!! Thanks for all your inspiration!!! What do I want for Christmas? If Santa is listening, I want a Vagabond and some cool new dies.

    Would love to win this kit!

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  81. What I want for Christmas is a blanket of hope that could be spread across the United States - and even every other country - to give everyone something to look forward to, whether it's a job, more time with family, better health, or whatever a person wishes for. It would be wonderful for everyone to feel anticipation, excitement, or a sense of renewal. Next on my list is a chance to take a class from the 2 Gysies! Merry Christmas!

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  82. Oh how I have loved each and every day of your 7 Days!! Each and every day got better and better --and then you posted today's project! I am so in love with this project! It is absolutely spectacular!!! Thanks so much for making this Christmas time so absolutely delightful! As for what I'd like for Christmas --I will always want something, but to be honest I'm quite satisfied with what I have and feel so blessed. I have 3 sons who all live out of state and can't come home for Christmas, so if I could wish big --it would be that they would be with us this Christmas Eve. Wishing you and your families the best Christmas ever! Thanks again!

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  83. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this project!!! Thanks so much for sharing all your wonderful project ideas!!

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  84. THIS KIT = What I want for Christmas

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  85. WOW this is amazing! I love this display so much! The vintage feel to it is great and love the little trees and all of the other details. Looks like this would be fun to make.

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  86. I am so loving this tree! Count me in for the kit! Thanks for sharing your 7 days of giveaways with all of us. It's been fun. Have a wonderful holiday. Look forward to your return.

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  87. Home made vouchers for time practically on my own - in other words I'll keep breastfeeding the baby- but other than that all alone to do what I want; scrap, read, nothing.

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  88. OOPS! I was so awestruck by today's project that I completely forgot to check the question of the day "What do I want for Christmas?" I want to be able to see the top of my dinner table again and move all my crafting into its own dedicated space. Since Santa's sleigh isn't quite that big, I would be happy to have some new 'toys' for creating.

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  89. Absolutely amazing - what a great job you have done on this.
    What do I want for Christmas? Perhaps some time to visit my grandchildren who do not live in this country

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  90. OMG, this is such a gorgeous creation! I am loving all of the details! What do I want for Christmas? Honestly, just some peace, lol. A mellow day, mug of coffee in hand, and a lot of family love and quality time!

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  91. What a special decoration~every little detail! I would love to win this kit for Christmas~that's what I REALLY want...I think it would be great for every season, as you said...just change the "junk" on the clips!
    Thank you for doing all these wonderful Giveaways! Enjoy relaxing and the love of your family~Happy Holidays!

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  92. What a wonderful Christmas give-away! What I want for Christmas...love and friendship from family and friends. Hope you and your family have a wonderful Holiday season.
    Hugs,
    Linda

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  93. Oooooo...h IS THAT SOMETHING!!! What do I want for Christmas? I have everything I need & of course I could make a list a mile long of things I want with that lovely kit of yours being at the top of the list. Honestly, it's the gift from the heart that grabs me. Wishing both of you joy and contentment this Christmas and throughout the coming year. Thanks for your gifts of creativity, inspiration, enthusiasm & generosity. They will continue for some time to come.

    On second thought....Could you postpone Christmas for a week or so? I need MORE time, another pair of hands, a house cleaning crew, and a fairy godmother. Thanking you in advance. Liz

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  94. This project is sooo beautiful! I really love it and I wish had the chance to win this because Where I live there aren´t scrapbooking shops to buy the things shown in the pictures. I personally like your blog because is full of ideas and the projects are amazing . Thanks so much.
    Love
    Andrea

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  95. beautiful work today; enjoyed the 7 days!

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  96. What a fun, creative project! I love the vintage pieces, and love, love, love the words! I love words places in fun places in decorating. I'm gonna have to give this one a try for sure! So glad I found your blog! Peace and Merry Christmas, Allison

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  97. What I want for Christmas... well, besides this fab kit, I'd love for Santa's elves to sneak in and organize my craftroom with a nice worktable and storage underneath, and some shelving and cupboards to accommodate my stamps and punches, etc. That would truly be delightful!
    DeniseB

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  98. Oh My Word!!! Beautiful! Stunning! Incredible! Just plain fantastic! The details and te amount of work and love you put into this is just unbelievable!! Thank you so much for sharing it with us! I would LOVE to win the prize package!!! :D

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  99. Oh I want it...I do...This project made me swoon...
    Smiles, Andra

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  100. I wish for a new computer, a notebook, as my laptop has just died and I'm borrowing my son's notebook. I really like it!

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  101. I absolutly LOVE this tree of ornaments. Each one is vintage and fabulous! This year for Christmas I just want anything I can use to make art! With two young children I have very limited time to craft. Idon't work very much and I only get some of that paycheck to support my 'habits'. I am obsessed with making art so I love being able to ask my hubby for some new things to play with when I get to craft.

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  102. I want a place to organize all my art supplies so I can be more creative in 2012! Merry Christmas!

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  103. Please, please pick my name. I so want to win this wonderful "tree"
    I LOVE it so much
    ~Tina

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  104. So generous of you to share this project. Won't get it done this year but maybe next? You are so creative. Happy Holidays!

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  105. a butane microtorch for jewelrymaking. Good thing I'm my own Santa!

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  106. I know what I want foe Christmas- more time in the studio! I love this project and all the COOL details, so many could be incorporated in to other things. THANKS for sharing so much creativity, now can you ask Santa to free up some time for me to play?

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  107. Oh! Wow! This is amazing!
    I want much... I just want all my lost data from my hard drive.

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  108. Tell Santa I've been very, VERY good this year and I can be rewarded with this adorable, much needed Christmas tree kit. Oh my goodness, I don't know if I can wait till next Fall...thank you for the opportunity to win.
    Merry Christmas!

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  109. All I want for Christmas is THIS CHRISTMAS TREE KIT. WOW. My husband and I won't be exchanging gifts this year and we can't go home to see our families for Christmas. This kit would be all that I want. As I read your blog post today, I found myself thinking...I need this kit. WOW. Thank you for sharing such wonderful inspiration every single day. (Of the year...not just the last 7). I am so glad that I found your blog. You rock! Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year! Crystal

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  110. The only thing I want for Christmas is a family picture...it's been awhile since we have all been together for Christmas so maybe this year it will happen. :)

    Have a very Merry Christmas everyone! God bless.

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  111. This project featured today would be an awesome gift under my tree. But truthfully - with my first grandchild joining us 12/1 and me getting to spend these past 10 days visiting with her, I have everything I really need to be happy.

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  112. Well of course I want this fantastically incredible awesome little Christmas tree for my very own. And to think just yesterday I told my sweet hubbie I didn't really want anything for Christmas this year. Having all my family together was more than enough. Well I guess that noble thought was nixed the minute I saw your "tree"!! Love it love it love it.

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  113. I have requested the "Harry Potter Clue Game".My younger son will come through,I just know it! :)

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  114. I want floor to ceiling shelving units! Then I can see my stuff & of course that sweet little tree would have a special display spot! :)

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  115. I think that kit would be exactly what I want for Christmas! This project makes me smile, a wonderful gift in and of itself. Thanks for that!

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  116. for Christmas I would love a new laptop. There is nothing wrong with the one I have but a newer one that is faster would be great.
    I'm glad to have found your blog thanks to Tim. I have loved your products for years and am always amazed by the cool trinkets you come out with.
    Michael

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  117. That kit is so me! I love every vintage part of it! What do I want for Christmas? I always tell my children I want my children to get along and not bug their mother!

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  118. you've out done yourself ladies. absolutely awesome! each ornament in of itself would be a fantastic addition to any holiday decor.

    i want a drill press for christmas! don't think I'll get it so I'll settle for hugs from my family. Merry Christmas and thank you for your generosity.

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  119. gorgeous project. there is nothing i want for christmas; i have enough.

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  120. You've outdone yourself with this very clever project! I have no wish list for Santa but being the owner of a kit for this project would be mighty special!

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  121. Holy gorgeous! I love love love your project. You are so incredibly creative.

    What I would love for Christmas is snow! We live in Ontario, Canada and we still don't have any snow on the ground - it would be so lovely to have the white stuff Christmas day!

    I hope you both have a wonderful holiday!

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  122. WoW, this is just incredible! I love it!!

    I can't wait to get this kit!!!

    Thanks for the vintage Christmas inspiration!!

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  123. What a great kit! What I want for Christmas is my craft room organized.Ha, ha, ho, ho, ho

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  124. Well, isn't that just the cat's meow! I love what you made!
    Humm, for Christmas my wish list is small this year and I'm really wishing for relaxing time with family. There has been little of it lately.
    As for material things- oddly I asked for a cool lunch "box" and PJs!
    Sure have enjoyed this series and will continue following your blog!

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  125. Wow just love the project!!! Before I read far enough to see that someone could win the kit, I was ready to go out and buy everything! It's just so creative and fun. My boys asked me what I would like for the holidays (xmas and Chanukah) and my first response was a Grand Calibur by Spellbinders. Hope they grant my wish!

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  126. Oh!!!! It is sooo wonderful!
    I would just love to win this!
    I have asked for clothes, a cute mug from Anthropologie, some dies for my Sizzix..... nothing too exciting. This giveaway would rock my christmas!!!!
    Happy holidays! karen...

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  127. Oh My Gosh - this is so BEAUTIFUL! This kit would definately be on my Christmas list! I would like a Kerig coffeemaker for Christmas this year but I know Santa did not leave it under the tree for me - maybe I'll find it at an after Christmas sale!

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  128. Absolutely beautiful!!! Please put my name on the list for a kit next fall - or better yet, a class? Can't wait!

    There are two things I'm hoping for this year - first, and most important, is that our little family is all together. We are meeting in Phoenix Christmas day. Second, I am selfishly hoping for a gift card to Found in Mesa. My favourite place to shop while there!

    Paula and Deb, I wish you the merriest of Christmas's with family and friends and God's success for 2012. You have befriended and inspired so many people with your graciousness and love for all things gypsy. Thank you for all you do and share!

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  129. I love this post! So, so very cool! Just love it all and would love to win the kit to make my own. I asked for a new phone this Christmas, would love to have an iPhone.

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  130. Um, hello! All I want for Christmas now is that kit!! No way can I wait till next year to make this!! Thank you so much for a wonderful week of inspiration, and another year of great kits, ideas, and tutorials! Maybe next year I can come see you guys for a class! Have a Merry Christmas!

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  131. I have had my heart set on getting one of those card holders - but never in my dreams did I think to use it for a sort of Christmas Tree! This is very special and so gorgeous!

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  132. I believe this is the best project I've seen for this Christmas season. I would love to win it.

    DH and I don't usually exchange - but this year I am getting new cabinets for my stamp room (and he is getting a pool table that he has wanted for-ever!). We are both very happy about this prospect.

    Have a wonderful Christmas - and thanks for sharing your creativity.

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  133. I would love a Gift card from Michaels, Joanns or hobby Lobby!!! I am so glad that I found you through t!m's blog!!! The Inspiration this week has been Fabulous & today's project is over-the-top!!! I would love to win it & I thank you for the chance!!! Happy Holidays! Deb
    debpaint16@aol.com

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  134. Just the other day, I said to myself, "Gee, I'd give anything to have my old Bob back!" My DH has Alzheimer's disease, and we are both struggling. Very sad, so if I could be granted one wish, it would be to have my DH well again.
    Holiday Wishes to everyone. Linda S. in NE

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  135. Oh, really love this project!So darn cute and clever.
    What I want for Christmas is a happy family gathering and the G-kids having a magical day. A laptop would be a nice addition, but I will be ok if it doesn't show up. Wishing everyone health and prosperity for Christmas and the New Year.

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  136. I want good health for all my friends and family, If you do not have your health, nothing else much matters....
    Love your "tree" wow.....it is sooooo neat!!!

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  137. This project is absolutely wonderful!!! I really want/need this tree kit. The only thing aI want for Christmas is to be healthy. A Cinch would be lovely, too. Enjoy your holidays!

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  138. OMG! I adore that tree! And I would more than adore the kit to make it! What I really want for Christmas is for my daughter to decide to stay here in Alaska along with my grandson. It's so hard not knowing whether she's leaving or not and how much time we have with him. My heart will break if she leaves. It's my biggest wish and prayer!

    Kris in Alaska
    funamom at yahoo dot com

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  139. What do I want for Christmas? My daughter is coming home from overseas for Christmas and my family will be together. This was my wish for Christmas.

    I'd like to thank all the bloggers at One Lucky Day and wish everyone a Very Merry Christmas. I really enjoyed reading your traditions and hope you don't mind if I borrow a few of them. Congrats to the winners, too!

    You ladies are amazing. Your projects are absolutely outstanding. How you come up with these wonderful ideas at such a busy time of year is beyond me!

    I have especially enjoyed this project. It has so many new and creative tags, etc. It looks like a lot of fun and what a beautiful display it would make.

    Happy 'ho-ho' to all.

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  140. My secret Christmas present wish is for a little flip-cam...some kind of video recorder that will enable me to post a quick tutorial on my blog now & then, or record the sweet sound of my 4 year-old grandson singing Jingle Bells, but I'll gladly settle for that AMAZING ATC Christmas tree kit! Ha, ha, ha...I may have to steal that Ho-Ho, Ding-Dong idea...my neighbors are a lot of fun...they would love it. Merry Christmas!

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  141. What I really, really, really want for Christmas is to see my daughter who is in the Army. I get to pick her up from the airport Tuesday morning and I can't wait! This seraration has been so much harder than I ever thought possible.
    Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
    Kathryn

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  142. a really great new junk source! i love rusty and old tiny bits and sometimes there is a shortage of thses little treasures.

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  143. For Christmas I would love all 7 of my children to call us .. That would be an awesome day!

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  144. I'd like all the days leading up to Xmas to be happy too. And maybe some new glitter. :O) This creation is breath taking! *fingers crossed*

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  145. I enjoyed reading the comments you spotlighted. Neat decos on the ATC tree! :) What I want for Christmas this year is for all of my dear Mother's holiday plans, which she has worked so hard to put together, to fall into place, happen and bring her and my Father great joy. There have been a lot of hard times for our family the last seven years and my parents are getting upwards in age. I would like them to find much joy in the remaining family events of the season. :)

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  146. I'm glad you liked my Santa story, it happened every year until we were too old to go looking!
    Anyway, what I would like for Christmas is to see my Grandma, age 102 (day after Christmas) Last week she ended up getting a lung infection and found herself in the hospital. Now this is no ordinary woman, She played the organ at the local Theatre before there were talkies, She married in the roaring 20's, had 3 kids in the Great Depression, and had to sell her piano to feed her family. She and Grandpa went into business selling used records for 25 cents, and grew the business into a Stereo and Television chain. It was to her home we went after searching for Santa, and he had always JUST BEEN THERE!
    She has always accomplished her goals, in fact, at age 90 she taught her friends cards, and line dancing and at 100 was cheering at football games for her beloved Huskers! The thought of spending Christmas anywhere but with her is unimaginable! So on Christmas Eve this year, we are going over the Missouri River and through the woods to Grandmother's house. The car knows the way.

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  147. I love your tree;-) And a giveaway are soo much fun, but i might be to late....

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  148. Oh how I would love to have my whole family together just like the old days. A big giant celebration of Jesus birth. On the materialistic side I would love to have some apps for my iPad and a pen and new case for it.
    Your creativity is amazing. I love love love this kit.

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  149. Best use of a Clip-it-up EVER!
    All I want for Christmas is a " health help waiver" for Alex.

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  150. What an incredible tree!

    I have lots of books on my list this year and boxes have been coming from Amazon so hopefully some are those books! :)

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  151. What I want for Christmas is not for me for I am blessed to have pretty good health and wonderful friends and family...I would love for the troops that are coming home from Iraq to be at peace with their families...I would love a day of the news with annoucements that more people will have jobs, less people loosing their homes and a true peace on earth.

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  152. Holy Moly this is incredible! I am wishing fot the Silhouette but dout if it will happen.

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  153. Just send me this kit for Christmas, if not I can always use more time. Time with my family first. Time for Scrapbooking second.

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  154. Oh holy night! What a gorgeous project! That's what I want for Christmas! Before I saw that I was really just hoping to have a happy, healthy Christmas! There is no one item that I REALLY desire or need for Christmas.

    Thank you for sharing your reader comments! I LOVE the one of searching for Santa on Christmas eve! I've never heard of that....sounds like so much fun!

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  155. Oh, so pretty! Love the neat idea of decoreating that ATc holder according to the season. The little hangers and clips are perfect! Such neat tags! The tree looks great hanging! You are so creative coming up with things like this. All I want for Christmas is: MY MOM! Wish she could just get on the airplane and fly over the ocean to visit! It's been a year since we saw her and we miss her so much. This year, that would be the best present!

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  156. LOVE the beautiful tree, there are so many wonderful pretties on it, a feast for the eyes for sure! For Christmas I want a chest deep freezer :)

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  157. Wow--love that tree! All I'm wishing for is health for my family.

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  158. This is spectacular! I will be on the lookout for this kit in the new year! My Christmas wish is simple, I want my family and friends to be healthy and happy.

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  159. I love your TREE!!! My true wish would be for my children to be happy....and for everyone to have Peace and Love in their hearts....

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  160. Wow, what a great giveaway!! I loved reading all the Christmas traditions. Merry Christmas!!

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  161. This is amazing! Oh how I want to make this! What I want for Christmas is THIS KIT!

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  162. This is so terrific! Loving all the little details. I would love to make one of these with old family Christmas photos. This kit would be the perfect gift! All I want this year for Christmas is time: time to enjoy my family. time to create and paint. I wonder if there's an app for that?

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  163. This is so cute!!! and would be so easy to personalize and give as a gift as well!! So inspiring...Thanks for sharing this...

    Have a wonderful Holiday!!

    Linda :)

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  164. Gosh the xmas list is so Loooonnggg!!! What I would be most SURPRISED with is to have one of Santa's little elves clean up my studio!! LOL!
    I love the little xmas trees! I just ordered some last week actually! I am definitely going to have to try the ice resin technique - cute cute cute!!!I am not really a vintage person, but after T!m's 12 tags and this little tree, I think I am hooked!

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  165. Gosh the xmas list is so Loooonnggg!!! What I would be most SURPRISED with is to have one of Santa's little elves clean up my studio!! LOL!
    I love the little xmas trees! I just ordered some last week actually! I am definitely going to have to try the ice resin technique - cute cute cute!!!I am not really a vintage person, but after T!m's 12 tags and this little tree, I think I am hooked!

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  166. Well now that I have seen your photos of this latest project, it would be to win the kit!! If that doesn't happen, then I'd love to have the gift of creativity. I'm one of those that needs steps 1, 2, 3 and I sure wish I could come up with something original on my own. Not sure how one wraps that up to put it under the Christmas tree, but spending time reading your blog does create a small spark of creativeness. Enjoy the week off with your families - but please come back!!!

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  167. So beautiful. I would love a longarm quilting machine for christmas, but I am just as happy to have all my teenage college kids healthy and happy at home.

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  168. Isn't this just the coolest tree?? I love it! I would like silver bracelets and a sonic cleaner for my Pandora bracelets! Santa has been very good to me so just maybe.....

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  169. This is a true work of art! It would fit perfectly in my little space that I call home! I love it!
    I don't want anything for Christmas....just want to enjoy spending the time with my family.
    Merry Christmas to you and yours!

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  170. For Christmas this year, I want to be with my family in Rhode Island...I am here in North Carolina and can not get home this year...I am really, really missing them a lot! So skype it is for Christmas. I am so grateful that we have a computer and camera so we CAN sorta spend the holidays together.

    On another note, I found you through Tim Holtz's blog and I have enjoyed these projects. I think I will be sticking around to see what happens next here! Happy Holidays!

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  171. I love this idea! It could be changed up to an Easter Tree, 4th of July Tree and oh so many more ideas....love, love, love it! Merry Christmas all....

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  172. Oh this is so wonderful! I would love to win it. I am a widow and I am so blessed to be able to spend Christmas with my daughter and her family, this is the best Christmas gift of all. I would really love to hear from my son for Christmas too.

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  173. OMG Debbie & Paula! This project is FABULOUS! I can't get over how incredibly talented, creative, lovely and generous you are! I am soooo grateful to have found you through Tim. To be honest, other than the health of my family, what I would love for Christmas is this project kit! Hope you have a wonderful week off and Merry Christmas. Lynn B

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  174. Another fabulous Paula & Deb creation that is a must have....thank you for the ongoing creative juices, you are always an inspiration (Alli and I can't wait to hang out with you again;))) for Christmas this year I have a special gift coming.....a Baby Girl;) She should be arriving within the next couple weeks...all the more reason to create and scrapbook-right!?!?!?! Hope you and your families have a wonderful holiday season!!

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  175. WOW! that just blows me away - amazing, and yup - i'd come for a class again! lol

    I "want" for not much these days - it's a land of plenty - i have all i need - friends, family, laughter and love and a job to work at. food is good and is consumed, a roof over and bed to lay my head. heat and power, toys to play with and things to create - "want" is not here and "need" is covered. all in all, life is good, even though i've lost some relatives this year. it just makes it more important to squeeze the ones that are here.

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  176. This is an amazing project, and I do hope to see it as a kit next fall. It is possible I shall not be able to wait that long because it just looks like so much fun.
    I truly had one lucky day when Tim sent me your way. I love your blog and look forward to it in 2012. Have a truly blessed Christmas with your families.

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  177. I love love love this tree!! You are so creative. I want this tree for Christmas.
    Robin

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  178. Love the idea, make me one!!!!! Teacher me!!! Pick me LOL!!!!
    I think I will take the idea and see how it develops if it develops... Loved it!!!
    Actually I recently ordered those Xmas brushes ans tinsel garlands, maybe something from that can come something like your tree.Thanks for the idea!!!

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  179. I would love peace for Christmas.
    Thanks for the great giveaway. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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  180. All I can say is . . WOW! That tree is gorgeous. I would be the happiest little girl if if could win that. But, I asked Santa for a vagabond machine, so I'll be happy either way!! Thank you so much for all the inspiration and hard work. Happy holidays!!

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  181. I know I am too late for the giveaway, but that is oh so cute.

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  182. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, this project!!! Thanks for sharing!!!

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  183. Wow that is so cool! I'm very happy to have discovered you via Tim's blog. I'll definitely be sticking around to see all the great stuff you do. Merry Christmas!

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  184. The cutest thing I have seen this year so far!! Looks so fun to make and I love the vintage charm! Pick me!!

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  185. This is one of the best Christmas projects I have seen this season. Would love to have one of my very own! That's all I want for Christmas.
    Thanks for all your lovely ideas.mas

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  186. Wow wow wow! Beautiful!! I'm going to have to extend my holiday time for one more project. Thanks for the great pics!

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  187. You are SO inspiring!! I can hardly wait to get to work on some Christmas projects for my family! I won't be making anything like you did, but none the less, you have put me in the mood. I love what you have done with the ATC holder, it is beautiful! For Christmas, I would just love to have my family together. To me, that is the best Christmas present.

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  188. This is one of the cutiest things ever!I would like to make one for my dad who has been very sick and is born on December 24th. He will be 73 this year, And has loved antiques and garage sales his whole life. I remember as a kid being drug around everywhere not having a clue that someday like my dad, I too would be collecting some of the same things he did.
    teripardini@ymail.com
    Thank You

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  189. I want a KitchenAid Mixer! I've been wanting one for years, I think it's about time! ;-)

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  191. What I want for Christmas - time to enjoy the Holidays! So....bring me an assistant that will do all that I want to put off until January!!

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  192. Every single picture posted is so very inspiring! Love this project, and all the little details it includes..
    Suzanne

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  193. I myself remember become ordained online trudging through crisp powdery snow on Christmas Day 1995 in Yorkshire, UK and I do recall it being very peaceful.

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