Frosty Festivities 2015 Blog Hop Giveaway at Jennifer Grace Creates

The Frosty Festivities 2015 Blog Hop & Giveaway! {NOW CLOSED}

(This post is part of my Frosty Festivities 2015 Blog Event – see a list of all the posts HERE)

I’m so excited, as it’s time for the Frosty Festivities 2015 Blog Hop! It’s a chance to hop around and visit some of my online friends’ blogs, to see how they’ve been inspired by the winter or Christmas theme. If you’ve only just discovered my blog via one of the other blogs in the hop then ‘hello’! It’s nice to meet you. I’m Jennifer Grace and I’m the host of the hop – it’s part of a month-long event I’m holding, full of tutorials, giveaways, and more!

Frosty Festivities 2015 Crafty Blog Event at Jennifer Grace Creates

I’m going to share a project, then at the end of this post I will send you on to the next blog in the hop. I’ve also got a list of all the blogs in the hop in case you get lost anywhere. If you visit and comment on all the blogs in the hop then you’ll be entered to win this prize {NOW CLOSED}:

Frosty Festivities 2015 Blog Hop Giveaway at Jennifer Grace Creates

It includes a Lawn Fawn ‘Ready, Set, Snow’ stamp set, half of a ‘Let’s Bokeh In The Snow’ 6×6 pad, and bakers twine, along with an A5 sketchbook,  some metallic rhinestone stickers, a couple of Christmas ribbons, and a few other bits and pieces!

The giveaway is open internationally, and it closes on Sunday the 6th of December 2015 (the same as all the other giveaways that are part of Frosty Festivities 2015 – see them all HERE). The winner will be announced on my blog on Thursday the 10th of December, so make sure you check back then to see if you won!

Here’s my project for the hop. I decided to keep it simple with a decorated notebook which could be a stocking filler or teacher gift:

Decorated Notebook Stocking Filler or Teacher Gift at Jennifer Grace Creates

I started with a plain notebook (or sketchbook – the pages are plain), the stamp set, rhinestones, and some scraps of paper from the 6×6 pad:

Decorated Notebook Stocking Filler or Teacher Gift at Jennifer Grace Creates

I stamped the snowglobe, trees, sentiment, and snow all as one layer onto a piece of white card, using Avery Elle ink pads:

Decorated Notebook Stocking Filler or Teacher Gift at Jennifer Grace Creates

I cut some squares of different sizes from the paper scraps, then cut the squares in half diagonally to make triangles. I didn’t measure them at all. When I’d cut a good number out I arranged them on the notebook cover, with the snowglobe, and stuck them down once I was happy with the design:

Decorated Notebook Stocking Filler or Teacher Gift at Jennifer Grace Creates

I dotted a few silver metallic rhinestones around the triangles pattern:

Decorated Notebook Stocking Filler or Teacher Gift at Jennifer Grace Creates

And used Mod Podge to add some green fine glitter to the trees to make them look a bit more special:

Decorated Notebook Stocking Filler or Teacher Gift at Jennifer Grace Creates

Then it was all finished and ready to gift to someone this Christmas:

Decorated Notebook Stocking Filler or Teacher Gift at Jennifer Grace Creates

Be Inspired:

Cut some triangles from Christmas patterned paper to use on a project

Stamp an embellishment to use near the center of a scrapbook layout or card

Use 4 shades of green (I used 2 colours of green ink, green paper, and green glitter – all a slightly different shade)

Now it’s time to send you on to the next blog in the hop – the fabulous Claire at Creative Makings!

If you get lost during the hop then here’s the full list to help you out:

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Remember to comment on them all for the chance to win the blog hop prize of Lawn Fawn goodies and more!

I’ll see you again tomorrow for the next Frosty Festivities project!

Jennifer x

41 Comments
  • Such a festive cover for the notebook and fun inspiration ideas! Wowza what a great hop prize, too!!! I am on my way to the other blogs to see what they have to share.
    I am having such a good time with your Frosty Festivities, Jennifer. Thanks for hosting this each year!!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

    November 15, 2015 at 3:11 pm
  • Shelley
    Reply

    Love your card-the snow globe stamp set is darling and very versatile.

    November 15, 2015 at 3:12 pm
  • Another super hop Jennifer, I love your cards and all the inspiration on the way – thank you for organising it 🙂

    November 15, 2015 at 3:28 pm
  • Just finished the hop and enjoyed it so much. I love the wonderful variety of projects and the fabulous creativity. Such great inspiration from these talented ladies!!!
    Thanks again for the chance to win your awesome prize!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

    November 15, 2015 at 4:10 pm
  • Denise Bryant
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    Fun project! I love the delightful stamp set and the bokeh papers! Off to hop and I look forward to seeing the Frosty Festivities creations!

    November 15, 2015 at 4:18 pm
  • thanks for being a great host Jennifer the blog hop was great fun as usual. Loved the end result on the sketch book, those stamps are so versatile and the papers so pretty… a great combination.

    November 15, 2015 at 4:36 pm
  • Denise Bryant
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    Delightful hop! Lots of great projects from these talented bloggers! Thanks for the chance at the fabulous prize also!

    November 15, 2015 at 4:41 pm
  • Love you little notebook – this stamp set is just too sweet! x

    November 15, 2015 at 5:13 pm
  • Fay
    Reply

    Great idea to decorate a plain notebook, I never think to do that!

    November 15, 2015 at 5:18 pm
  • mycreativemakings
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    Really cute notebook. I’m loving the blue backdrop to the tradition red and green colours you are using Jennifer. I’m off to see what everyone one else has been up to x

    November 15, 2015 at 5:40 pm
  • mycreativemakings
    Reply

    Back again, the team have done you proud Jennifer, there are a variety of fabulous projects and lots of festive inspiration across all the crafts. X

    November 15, 2015 at 6:21 pm
  • rach
    Reply

    Loving that stamp set. you cover is a really great use of the stamps. so inpiring.

    November 15, 2015 at 8:06 pm
  • I thinking i need that globe set now 🙂 x

    November 15, 2015 at 8:49 pm
  • Am in love with the little glittered trees in the snowcone….glitter does make them look a be special!!! Gorgeous book!
    hop hop hop….

    November 15, 2015 at 10:14 pm
  • Okay… been around the hop now and have come back to say – wow to everyone with such wonderful and varied projects! That was fun!

    November 15, 2015 at 10:35 pm
  • Another good Christmas idea! Love the finished notebook. I’m off to do the hop now. 🙂

    November 15, 2015 at 11:50 pm
  • Me again, that hop was definitely an inspiration.Thanks for organising it and all those clever ladies.

    November 16, 2015 at 12:27 am
  • KT Fit Kitty
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    Your card is gorgeous! I love the idea of the triangles – such a fab design! And I have a thing for snow globes – just love them! I just finished your blog hop and was blown away by the creativity, talent, and the variety of designs! I was so tickled to see Sheena’s crocheted decorations because I just bought a how-to DVD and book on crochet and now I’m even more excited to start! Loved seeing all the LOs, cards, and decor items too! As for your prize, Woohoo! My eyes focused directly on the Lawn Fawn snowglobe set that you used on your card – I’ve been looking at this stamp set longingly for a few weeks. I’m really hoping to see my name on your “Winner Winner, Chicken Dinner” post for this one! What a Christmas present this would be! Thank you so much!

    November 16, 2015 at 1:17 am
  • KT Fit Kitty
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    Was just drooling over your snow globe creation some more and realized this is a notebook! Duh! I thought it was a card! What a cool idea and great stocking stuffer!

    November 16, 2015 at 1:19 am
  • This is just delightful and very inspiring. Love the little bits of glitter on the trees.

    November 16, 2015 at 3:05 am
  • I’m back and feeling inspired by my little “trip”. Lovely projects.

    November 16, 2015 at 3:48 am
  • Looks a great hop….& off I go. Hi ho!!!

    November 16, 2015 at 9:57 am
  • REALLY fabulous mixture of all sorts of inspiring and beautiful projects….totally LOVED visiting & a big thank you for putting this blog hop together:):)

    November 16, 2015 at 10:24 am
  • clarebrown
    Reply

    love how you have used the Lawn Fawn stamps on the sketch book, so cute! Off to hop now!

    November 16, 2015 at 10:45 am
  • clarebrown
    Reply

    loved the hop everyone’s projects were so inspiring!

    November 16, 2015 at 11:11 am
  • It’s a really cute little notebook……and the triangles are a great way of using up scraps.

    November 16, 2015 at 12:41 pm
  • Joschi
    Reply

    What a wonderful giveaway! The stamp set is so cute! <3

    November 16, 2015 at 3:25 pm
  • Adorable snow globe stamp set – the glitter detail really sets the trees off! Thx for yet another generous prize opportunity : )

    November 16, 2015 at 6:31 pm
  • I love this idea! My kids love notebooks right now so this would be a great stocking stuffer!

    November 17, 2015 at 12:27 am
  • sheena
    Reply

    Fabulous decorated note book.
    I think I need those stamps x

    November 17, 2015 at 9:37 am
  • sheena
    Reply

    back from ‘hopping’
    loads of fabulous inspiration x

    November 17, 2015 at 9:56 am
  • A cool idea, looks very effective . Off to do some hopping
    Mary

    November 17, 2015 at 10:29 am
  • Really enjoyed the blog hop, sooooooo many awesome ideas.
    Mary

    November 17, 2015 at 11:00 am
  • What a fun snowglobe card you have created!

    November 17, 2015 at 1:18 pm
  • Let me stop & take a moment to THANK YOU for all of the hard work you do to bring this amazing event to us TWICE a year! Prizes & inspiration aside you are an amazing creative talent & I am delighted to have discovered you a few years ago through our friend, Bethany. xo

    November 20, 2015 at 10:35 pm
  • Great card!
    have a nice day
    >^.^<

    November 21, 2015 at 12:09 pm
  • A very cute gift (lucky teacher)!

    November 22, 2015 at 5:37 am
  • Kelly H
    Reply

    What a cute gift for a teacher or secret santa, big/lil sister exchange, so many other ideas.

    November 29, 2015 at 8:53 am
  • Allison CB
    Reply

    What a cute idea!

    December 2, 2015 at 9:45 pm
  • Such a cheerful gift idea.

    December 6, 2015 at 8:12 am

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