Chestnuts Roasting……

Today I’m going to show you something very different from what I had prepared.

Go figure! I’ve had my eye on this Christmas Fireplace from Simply Crafty Svgs for a long time. Ever since I saw it on the draft board among other designs and I instantly knew THAT was going to be a Christmas project.

So when this was released I got busy…..REALLY busy! Barely got home from the Gym today 😀

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I’m totally in love with this cool giftbox. Especially because – well it’s a box but also because of the awesome fireplace that lits up by a LED tea light. Such a brilliant design!

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I made mine with AC Cardstock and patterned paper from DCWV Stack Red&White Christmas and Recollections Paper Pad Wood, Marble and Brass.

I also used a bit of vellum for the flames, that I colored with Distress Ink.

The wood logs are embossed with a wood grain embossing folder from Darice and the panels on the Mantel are embossed with an embossing folder from Sizzix.

All edges are inked with matching Distress Ink and I added small gems on the cute bows on the garland.

Finally I added a bit of Stickles on the fuzzy top of the Stockings.

I do think this is a keeper. If only I can find a spot for it 😀 Otherwise I may have to make this again in a downsized version.

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Thank you so much for joining me today. I will show you the original intended piece another day soon.

6 thoughts on “Chestnuts Roasting……

  1. This is adorable!! I’ve always wanted a fireplace, but I have no room for one in this house! This would be perfect! 😀 I love the way it lights up with the candle. I think this is my favorite so far!

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  2. Love your beautiful fireplace. Its all ready with the lovely flickering fire and stockings hanging. the vellum flames and the touches of sparkle really add to the magic. I like the dry embossing on the front of the mantle piece.
    Thank you for sharing your gorgeous work and Merry Christmas! 🙂

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