Thursday, December 12, 2013

Victorian Carolers Luminary

Happy Thursday!! I hope you are having a wonderful week!! It is flipping freezing here...we're talking six below this morning. Brrr. It's warmed up to 6 above right now. My hands were cold even with leather gloves on :/ I need to move somewhere warm and tropical :)


I have a quick project to share with you today. It's a simple one for me, not much embellishing at all (gasp!!). I couldn't wait to put together the Tim Holtz 3D Luminary die. I used Ranger Metal Foil Tape over heavyweight cardstock. And I love the TH Victorian Carolers die. I cut them out in music note paper and black cardstock, offsetting the cardstock for a shadow effect.


I also tried a different scene on the back side. I cut the deer and trees from the TH Holiday Joy Framelets set. The trees were embossed with Snow Embossing Powder.


And here it is with a battery operated tea light inside. I am entering this in the following challenges:
  1. Craftin Desert Divas - Christmas
  2. DL.Art - December Linky
  3. Sunday Funday - December Linky
  4. Just B Creative Crazy - December Linky
  5. 2 Creative Chicks - Christmas/Winter
Thanks so much for stopping by!! I hope you will come back on Saturday for the Holly Jolly Christmas Hop!!


There will be some awesome Christmas inspiration for you and tons of fabulous sponsors...you could win some amazing goodies!! I hope to see you Saturday :)

46 comments:

  1. Wow absolutely beautiful great choice of paper thanks for sharing my friend!!!

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  2. this is so gourgeous. love it my friend. hugs

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  3. Lisa this is adorable! Oh-my that's cold. Try to stay warm my crafty friend.

    Peace, Love, & Cricut Hugs!
    Monica L.

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  4. Like the use of the TH dies. Nice lit up. The ice & snow we had last wk is melting and the sun is coming out here in Central TX.
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  5. Oh my - this is gorgeous Lisa! I love the vintage looking images and the beautiful foil. The musical paper makes a lovely touch also - so, so pretty!
    You stay warm - that's just crazy cold! It's in the 60's here and I thought that was cold...lol! Bundle up my sweet friend!

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  6. Oh Lisa! How beautiful! I love the way you used the musical paper for the caroliers!

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  7. My sweetest friend, this luminary is exquisite! Honestly, a ton of embellishing isn't always necessary... simplicity can be equally gorgeous, as you've shown here. You work magic with TH products, Lisa! The carolers are stunning. It was pure brilliance to use musical paper! The scene on the back is so peaceful and lovely. While the bitter cold is hardly enjoyable, nature's beauty can help ease the pain. This sweet project will warm up your entire home. :o) It is a masterpiece, my talented friend! I look forward to seeing what you have in store for us this weekend! :o) Have a warm and twinkly night!

    Hugs and blessings!

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  8. Wow Lisa this is absolutely fabulous I like both designs, it looks fabulous with the light
    Kevin xx

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  9. OMG Lisa! This is awesome! WOW WOW WOW!! I just love your project!
    FAB job my friend! Thanks for sharing and have a GREAT night!!!

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  10. Ciao Lisa sono sempre fantastici i tuoi lavori.bellissimo quello con le dame
    Ciao da Ale

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  11. I love these Lisa! I love the vintage look of them and when the light is lit it looks so great! It's so cold here also, my dogs run out and right back in!

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  12. Lovely Miss Lisa! My daughter is a Music Director so any time I see music paper I think of her! Beautiful!
    Pam
    scrap-n-sewgranny.blogspot.com

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  13. what a fun luminary to lit up on the table...!

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  14. Love all your many projects. Once again, you've done a fabulous job!
    Hugs,
    Debbie

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  15. Oh my goodness this is so wonderful! TFS

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  16. Your project is beautiful. I love the paper you used for the carollers. Hope you have a warm evening

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  17. Lovely luminaries. I especially like how you offset the music paper from the black to shadow the figures. Brilliant. Creative Joy...

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  18. A beautiful decoration, and I love how you made two different scenes with it...you always inspire me (and enable me too) with your creations!!! Now I think I might need these dies, too!! It's very cold here too, but next week a heat wave, in the 20"s...lol...have a wonderful weekend my friend!!

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  19. Beautiful as ever Lisa.... Love your unique ideas on both...Enjoy the warmth, will try to blow some sunshine over.....

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  20. You are so creative. This is gorgeous. Have a great weekend friend.
    Cheri - John 3:16
    www.djssundries.blogspot.com

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  21. This is gorgeous! Love those carolers & the music paper was so pretty used that way. Liked all the sparkle from the metalics too. This is a wonderful Christmas decoration. Hope it has warmed up a bit where you are. -6 sounds dreadful. We have mid-40's in Upstate SC, and soon, God Willing, will head to So. Fla for the holiday. SC's worst month is usually late Jan or early Feb. Stay warm, be safe on the ice, TFS & Merry Christmas!

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  22. That is an illuminating project! :)

    Really fabulous and festive project, Lisa! Would look great on a hook on a wall!

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  23. Beautiful love it,Have a great weekend!!!

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  24. truly beautiful Lisa. Sometimes things just need to be simple. I love the offsetting with black for shadow effect. This would look lovely on my fireplace mantle..lol Have a great weekend:) Cathyplus5

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  25. Hey Lisa, you can keep your snow & cold...We in SC don't wan' any of that there stuff. Yep, I think a linked icy snowy photo would be the epitome of the winter theme at FFC. Give it a whirl! Thanks for visiting & taking time to comment. Muchly appreciated especially since I know how busy everyone is just now.

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  26. Great project Lisa, I love the deer scene

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  27. This is such a fantastic project Lisa !! Beautiful colors and details !

    Hugs,
    Mayra
    Mayrasdesigns.BlogSpot.com

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  28. WOW!! This is a true BEAUTY!!!! Love the wonderful scene.
    Simply GORGEOUS!!! This should be in a magazine so that everyone sees this true BEAUTY!!
    Have a wonderful day my creative friend,
    M'
    ♥ Crafting With Creative M ♥
    ♥ 2 Creative Chicks Challenge Blog ♥

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  29. Your luminary is so beautiful! It looks like it should be on a store shelf! I can't imagine being somewhere where it is below zero!!! Yikes!

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  30. How appropriate that you used the musical paper for those awesome carolers! This is a wonderful project, Lisa! Love how it shines and warms the heart. Thanks for sharing this beauty on Craftin Desert Diva's! Happy Holidays, friend! xx

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  31. Very Cool and Unique. Love this.

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  32. Beautiful!!! I love those carolers!! Going to have to go looking for that die!! :)

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  33. These are stunning -- How did I miss these.
    Thank you for joining my DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes December Linky Party. Have a great day
    DIANA L.
    dianamlarson.blogspot.com

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  34. Your luminaire is fabulous, love the metal and the carollers. So pretty!

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  35. Lisa, another stunning project! You continue to amaze, but not surprise.

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  36. What I said before..
    Thank you for joining us at 2 Creative Chicks Challenges.
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia
    ♥ Crafting With Creative M ♥
    ♥ 2 Creative Chicks Challenges ♥

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  37. Wow Awesome luminaire!! I love love the cut outs and how your arranged them around it :) Gorgeous!!

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  38. You can move here...hot and humid all year round! lol
    What a lovely project!

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  39. Another AMAZING project! Wow, you are on a roll! So many fun and festive idea's. Does your brain ever shut down? lol! Always coming up with unique projects and so inspiring Lisa! I LOVE this!!
    Sherrie K

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  40. This is amazing Hun! Your projects blow me away every time wow! You have put so much work into these they look just stunning ;) I hope you soon get better weather it's sounds very cold :(
    Big hugs
    Vic xx

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  41. What a neat looking light. I am sure it is a perfect conversation piece for a centerpiece. Your decorations around your house must look amazing. Enjoy the holiday and I am sending some warm Florida weather your way. :)

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  42. Great Lisa,
    Thank you for linking up in the 2 Creative Chicks December Challenge.
    Gerda
    GDT 2 at Creative Chicks
    http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

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  43. How pretty. I love the carolers on the music paper.

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  44. WOW! you are one talented lady my friend, just beautiful. Happy Holidays!!
    Big Hugs,
    Norma

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