Saturday, December 11, 2010

It's a Small World Blog Hop Hosted by Kinder Stampo

Welcome to the It's a Small World Blog Hop.  You should have arrived here from Sigrid over at  http://lovescrapreflect.blogspot.com/.   If not you can start at the beginning by clicking HERE.

I hope you are all enjoying your Christmas trip around the world.  There are some many nationalities with so many different traditions.  It is exciting to share a tradition form my background.  My Great Grand Parents were Hungarian and Slovak. I will be showcasing the Hungarian side ( I however am a modern American Mutt) .  My Project for this hop is going to consist of  handmade ornaments.  The only difference is that I will be making them with paper and my cricut as opposed to fabric or glass.


Here are some pictures of some Hungarian ornaments.
 Another Hungarian custom:  Christmas tree decorations always include very special holiday candies, wrapped in bright gold, red, or other colored foil and tied with bows, called "Szaloncukor". These are chocolate on the outside, with marzipan, raspberry, orange or other flavored jellies inside.

I looked at these designs and thought  the the perfect Cartridge to mimic these ornaments was the Paisley Cartridge.   I have not gotten to use it much, so I was happy.

The ornaments I decided to make are of coarse made with paper and not felt.  They are double sided.  The base ornament was cut out at 3 1/2 inches using the Joys of the Season cartridge (page 79).

This first decoration is of the paisley on page 64.  It was cut out 2 times at 2 inches as were the layers.  Silver doodles were added for fun and Gold Stickles .....well I just can't leave out the Stickles.  Its a law. :)

A bling was used for the center of the flower and red ribbon was looped threw the hole so that you can hang it on the tree.

For the second bright/bold ornament The doll on page 67 was used and cut out at 2 1/2 inches along with it's layers.  Stickles in the color of PATINA was added along with a bling in the center of the flower.  Red ribbon was also run through the hole.








Foe stitching was added on the image and the ornament to give it that sewn feel along with some dot doodles on the flower.  Your next stop is Mariam over at  http://mariamsatchell.blogspot.com/ .



GIVEAWAY
For The Giveaway I am giving away some bling, a stamp, a picture holder made by me, paper and some snowman stickers.  Just leave me a comment and a way to get a hold of you .  If you do not have a way to get a hold of you I will have to pick another winner.  If you do not get back to me within 3 days I will have to pick another winner.   One comment per person please and thank you.


Here is the total list in case you get lost
Jess - www.kinderstampo.com
Christine Wilson-Dunbar - http://chrisscreations.blogspot.com/
Shelley - http://heartstring-designs.blogspot.com/
Vickie - http://twochicksonalimb.blogspot.com/
Sigrid - http://lovescrapreflect.blogspot.com/
Meighen - http://scrappin3rdeeschik.blogspot.com/
Mariam - http://mariamsatchell.blogspot.com/
Linda-  www.krazyquilling.com
Madison- http://www.funkycards.blogspot.com/
Pam - http://pammejo-scrapbookflair.blogspot.com/
Christine Hatchell - www.scrapbookingtechnique.blogspot.com
Jessica-Creative Stamper - Www.thecreativestamperspot.blogspot.com
DDscrafts- http://craftydeb-ddscrafts.blogspot.com/
Gaby - www.gabycreates.com
Lisa - http://bitbythecricutbug.blogspot.com/
Nicole - http://canadiannickelscrapn.blogspot.com/
Martha - http://dreamofcrafting.blogspot.com/
Liz - http://www.lizspaperloft.blogspot.com/
Jessica Baker - http://www.thatzuneek.blogspot.com/
Jess - http://www.kinderstampo.com/p/its-small-world-blog-hop.html

HUGS AND HOLIDAY WISHES YOUR WAY,
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71 comments:

  1. Meighen ~ Your ornaments are so pretty and I love the colors you chose.

    Vickie
    vchamness@gmail.com

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  2. LOVE your ornaments--very accurate replicas of the felt ones!

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  3. Wonderful ornaments. I love the stickles...it really adds something to them!
    lfuchs1 at wi. rr. com

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  4. Thank you for sharing...your ornaments are beautiful!!!

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  5. Everybodies stuff is so pretty, nice to see all the variety of stuff.

    shanasewing at yahoo dot com

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  6. Meg your ornaments are so cute thanks for sharing Debbie

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  7. Great ornaments :D thanks for sharing :D


    Perfectlyunperfectcard@gmail.com

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  8. love the ornamnets....great job


    cathie
    scraphappycat@gmail.com

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  9. I LOVE what you did with that Cartridge! Those are beautiful! TFS
    Happy Holidays to you and yours!
    kathlee154@gmail.com
    http://kathleessnippitsncricuts.blogspot.com

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  10. What wonderful ideas...TFS!!
    reanie@valornet.com

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  11. Love your ornaments. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and yours.

    Debbie Flowers
    happiscrapper@xipline.com

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  12. Love your ornaments, so pretty
    pammejo1@yahoo.com

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  13. Very nice! Thanks for sharing! chrisbrown1973@hotmail.com

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  14. Love that you used Paisley to do this project! The ornaments are really lovely! TFS!!

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  15. How cute! I LOVE making ornaments. TFS! I'm already a follower. And thank you for a chance to win! Happy Holidays!

    Terrie Barroso
    terriennz@att.net
    crafteecards.blogspot.com

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  16. Love the bling paper, totally adds richness to your project. Thanks for sharing. kimbob27@hotmail.com

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  17. Super cute, great job love the ornaments.
    hugs,
    Liset
    hailemnat@gmail.com

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  18. How cool!! Thanks for all the great ideas! Beth

    bethandgreg@hotmail.com

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  19. Beautiful bright colors. Love your ornaments.

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  20. Fantastic ornaments! Love them! Thanks for the background info about your theme too. :-D

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  21. Your ornaments are simply gorgeous. Love the idea of filling them up with candy. Martha C.
    mcaballerobrito@hotmail.com

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  22. Sweet idea. I wish I had a cricut. Are you listening, Santa?
    taylor9597@sbcglobal.net

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  23. What a great idea, and another cart. that I will need to add to my wish list for santa the paisley on that is.
    debbie_craine@hotmail.com

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  24. Your tree looks awesome! Great ornaments.

    spunkycrayon at yahoo dot com

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  25. The ornaments look beautiful!

    Katie

    katiechamness at gmail dot com

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  26. Love the ornaments! Super cute!
    ra6352 (at) gmail (dot) com

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  27. Great ornaments! TFS!!!
    qtme2003 at yahoo dot ca

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  28. How creative, I love the detail! Great job!! TFS! :)

    Celeste B.
    ccscards.blogspot.com
    mctdbillman at gmail dot com

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  29. Love your ornaments!!
    scrapbooks1953@sbcglobal.net
    believedreamcreate.blogspot.com

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  30. I Love your ornaments!
    Minta

    mintab@gmail.com
    http://mintascreations.blogspot.com/

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  31. Great ornaments!!!
    Thanks for the chance to win.
    annadowdy at gmail dot com

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  32. great ornaments! your tree looks great! Dina arm1997@msn.com

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  33. Great job, the ornaments are way cool.

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  34. These ornaments are so beautiful, TFS.
    cureta2@yahoo.com

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  35. Love your ornaments!! Great job :)

    Tanya
    phenis2031 at yahoo dot com

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  36. Wow these are so pretty!!!!!!!!!!! You did a fabulous job.



    monica.lowrance@gmail.com
    http://happyscrappn2.blogspot.com/

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  37. Meighen,

    Love the ornaments and from the picture you cannot tell they are paper at all! Love how pretty they look!

    TFS

    tjsgal at gmail dot com

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  38. Handmade ornaments are my favorite! They're beautiful! and I love the "modern american mut" label! it made me laugh! :)

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  39. Ohh goodness those ornaments are awesome!!! So creative!
    Hugs,
    Linda K.

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  40. I love your ornaments and I like the tradition of hanging the candies on the tree.

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  41. the ornaments turned out neat oh and i love the paisley cart it has so much on it. It came out great for your project

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  42. ooooooh, SO SO pretty!!!! I LOVE the ornaments!!!!!!

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  43. Your ornaments are lovely..thanks so much for sharing them...now a follower..thanks for being part of the hop!

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  44. These are the best. I have Paisley on my wish list. TFS :)

    Happy Scrappin'

    Sue B

    http://susanascorner.blogspot.com

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  45. Cute ornaments!

    nessa9116@gmail.com

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  46. Great idea, they turned out so nice!
    jpshirley@ymail.com

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  47. Your tree looks so beautiful with all of that culture beauty! Thank you!
    HAPPY HOLIDAY"S Hopping around making new friends and now you are one! Thanks to KinderStampO!

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  48. Hi Meighen

    I love your ornaments!
    I am already a follower of your blog
    TFS and a chance to win
    Bonnie C
    http://ascrapabove.blogspot.com
    ascrapabove(at)aol(dot)com

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  49. What a wonderful blog hop. I am learning about other customs and enjoying the projects thoroughly. Your Hungarian ornaments are beautiful and look as if they are made of felt like the traditional ones. You should be thrilled with the way they turned out! Thanks for the blog candy offered to someone lucky.

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  50. Love your ornaments. Thank you for sharing your culture and your ornaments.
    queta_r21@msn.com

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  51. What a great way to showcase your heritage on your tree! Love your ornaments!

    Melissa
    www.disneydreamerdesigns.blogspot.com

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  52. Aaaaw, these ornaments are so pretty! What a great idea!

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  53. This is a great idea! Lots of detail too. I really like it.
    Shelley
    shelldian@hotmail.com

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  54. Very cute decorations!! Love them all!! TFS!!

    ilovetonkinese2athotmaildotcom
    http://ibecircled.blogspot.com
    Rexann

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  55. I have this cartridge, so I plan to try this project. Nice job.

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  56. I love all the ornaments and details!!! TFS!

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  57. Thank you for sharing the information on the ornaments...your projects are wonderful!

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  58. I love your ornaments and the bright colors you used!
    liz :o)

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  59. These are great! Love the details! TFS

    Jess B.
    thatzuneek@gmail.com

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  60. I enjoyed your story and like your choice of Paisley cart to make the ornaments. Great job!
    Thank You for being in the hop and for chances to win great prizes.
    quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

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  61. beautiful ornaments :) perfect use of that cart :)

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  62. Your ornaments Are beautiful! Great job!
    Top29gun at gmail dot com

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  63. OMG I think it would be a super cool idea to do my tree in hand made ornament like this. I love the way yours turned out. Hugs, Debi

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Thanks so very much to all of you for leaving a comment. Your comments keep me inspired.