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Tuesday 29 December 2020

Catch the Bug Holiday Chaos Day 3


 I was all ready to start this and then suddenly I was caught up in all manner of Christmas preparations so couldn't get near my computer, never mind my craft room -
 I have several projects left in progress!!

Anyway as the theme is Reindeer Games I had planned to use images from

The poem A Visit from St Nicholas by Clement Clarke Moore has always been a favourite... (see the poem at the end of the post #2) including the lines

“Now, Dasher! now, Dancer! now, Prancer and Vixen!
On, Comet! on Cupid! on, Donder and Blitzen!

Day Three's theme is Anything but a card:

I decided to make a small gift box - big enough to take a tea towel. It is 5 by 7 and half an inch deep, cut, scored and folded from a piece of 12 by 12. As the net is 11.5 inches wide it just fit on my Cricut mat...

To decorate this I have used Comet..

Again I used then paper from the 12 by 12 pad Australian Animals and Christmas Trees by Jocelyn Proust.

I cut the image with a die, in my Big Shot, in two pieces to add some interest.

Then I added some embellishments.

I will link this to Day Three of Catch The Bug Holiday Chaos.

"A Die-lirious Holiday Season

Thing 1: Trouble Maker 
I used my Big Shot for the die cut image.

Thing 3: Twisted Sister 
I used a ribbon to tie the box together

Thing 2: Double Dare 
I will also link this to Bitten by the Bug having used my Cricut and Big Shot..

Happy Crafting!


  1. Brilliant box-love the image- great idea to cut it that way the bling looks good too! Thank you for joining in with the Holiday Chaos fun at Catch the Bug, hope to see you here again in the New Year.
    Chris x

  2. Adorable image on the cover of your Cricut Gift Box... adorable and love the ribbon you used to tie it up. Thanks for sharing this with us at Double Trouble and Bitten By The Bug.

  3. What a sweet gift box, Susan!!! The reindeer is is darn cute! Thank you for joining us at Double Trouble for our last challenge of 2020!!! -Donna

  4. thank you for sharing your wonderful deer creation with us at Bitten By the Bug 2. Happy New Year!



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