Wednesday, 3 December 2014

Accordion File

Good morning to you all.  Just a quick post today.   About a month ago I bought the Big Score Board from Crafters Companion. This was one of the projects on the CD - ROM that came with the board.

My Project




I used double sided A3 card from Crafter's Companion, together with white centura pearl for the inserts and embellishments. I used a Martha Stewart punch for the edge and SB Parisian Accents and SB Foliage around the Wild Orchid Crafts flowers.  The lace,  ribbon and pearls are from my stash.

I have decided to fill it with some cards and include it with my sister's Christmas gifts.  I often end up making cards for her and having to post them.  This way she will have a little stash ready to hand.

Hope you are all well.  We are off to Cheltenham to do some shopping in an hour or so.  My first Christmas shopping trip and I want to get it all done.  Luckily some of my gifts are "money - bigger kids seem to like that and it suits me!!  I do have one or two gifts though. Thick fost and fog so that country road trip is going to be challenging to say the least.  This is the main reason I 'm glad I no longer work in Cheltenham - summer was lovely but winter was a pain!

Take care.


17 comments:

  1. Morning Christina,
    This is lovely a great gift for your sister.
    Lydia
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  2. How beautiful Christine. A great gift . Have a Good Day. Hugs Rita xxx

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  3. Wow Christine, this is amazing!! I love it very much!
    We visited the Christmas market in Oberhausen/Germany last monday (about 1 hour drive) and it was great. We are in 'Christmas mood' now!
    Have a great time!
    Lia xx

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  4. Christine such a beautiful useful gift, which your sister will love. Like you most of our Christmas gifts will be money, but that's what they seem to like getting. Hazel xx

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  5. Good morning Christine, love this and so will your sisiter, especially filled with much needed cards. A great gift, has given me an idea for a couple of friends. I have the board, not even unwrapped. I actually have 2 of these boards. C&C sent a replacement as the first one had wrong measurements.
    I hope you had a great day shopping

    Patricia x

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  6. This is gorgeous,great design and colours.xxx

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  7. This is gorgeous Christine, such a beautiful design and pretty colours. I am sure your sister will be thrilled to receive such a special gift.
    hugs Sue xx

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  8. This is beautiful Christine. Fab design just love it x

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  9. Love this Christine, it will make a beautiful gift for your sister. Carol x

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  10. What a wonderfu folder Christine, i'm sure your sister will love it and what a great idea for a gift, hugs Kate x

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  11. A fabulous project its just so lovely and useful as well. Bet your sister loves having this to keep her cards in. Hope the shopping went well Love and hugs Carole x

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  12. What a lovely present Christine, I'm sure your sister will love it x We occasionally travel to cheltenham to shop, I think it is a lovely town. x

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  13. HI Christine, do you know one of my ideas this Christmas was to make so gifts like this, add some cards and give as presents - then time got the better of me..oh well. better start in January for next year! Yours is
    gorgeous!! Hugs Carole Z X

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  14. Hi Christine,
    what a very beautiful and fabulous creation.
    Such a really great idea.
    Your sister is going to be so happy with it.
    Lots of crafty love. Jenny L

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  15. Gorgeous project Christine. I have been thinking of a new score board so I must give this one a look. I have a hougie but it is very limited in what you can do with it.

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  16. WOW Christine this is one awesome project your sister is going to be thrilled with it.
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  17. Hi Christine
    Ooh, me likey! What a great idea for a pressie.
    I'm a Hougie gal but I'm sure it can be done on that. Christmas shopping? Thank goodness for Amazon lol!
    Have a great weekend.
    Ang x

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