INAS #73 Anything But A Card

Good Morning,

It is time for another Challenge at International Art & Soul (this challenge will run for 4 weeks until January 4, 2020) - Anything But a Card

Warning, this post is quite picture heavy so grab a coffee or some tea and snuggle up with me.

I love gingerbread at Christmas time!  My favorite is the gingerbread molasses cookie  The box and the bag are from the Dreaming Tree Gingerbread Junction Bundle.  The gingerbread house ornament is from the Merry Christmas Ornaments Bundle.. They all got inked with brown ink, I embossed the tea light with a wood look embossing folder.

You can see that the box is quite large and perfect for gingerbread man cookies.

Here is the bag, isn't he just darling?  After cutting out all the pieces it only took me about 15 minutes to put it together.  The box above took about two hours.

Here is the little tea light ornament.  As you can see, I took some time to emboss it and ink it.  I used vellum for the windows and front door.

Here is the tea light ornament lit!  So fun.

I am entering this bundle into the following challenges:

Make My Monday - #110 Use Vellum
DLART Linky Challenge - ATG
Classic Design Team Challenge - #12 December
Sparkles Monthly Challenges - #122 It's Beginning to Look A lot like Christmas
Tales From the Craft Room - #11 It's Christmas!
World Wide Open Design Team - #11 - ATG
Fab N' Funky - #460 Anything But A Card
Crimbo Crackers - #199 Gift Boxes
If You Gave A Crafter A Cookie - #131 

Thank you so much for stopping by and please go by International Art & Soul to see what my Design Team Sisters have created.  Then play along with us!  You have 4 weeks to play!



  1. Ooh these are adorable ...I especially love your house
    Dr Sonia

  2. These are so cute, you've been really busy, awesome gift packaging. I've been making Tee's for the grand kids and kids for Christmas, wrapping before taking photos lol, hugs, Lori m

  3. All absolutely fantastic Chriss, you've been busy. Hazel x

  4. Your projects are absolutely adorable Chriss. You did a great job putting them all together. The gingerbread molasses cookies sound delightful.

  5. Your little gingerbread man - house - everything is SO CUTE!

  6. What a beautiful way to present your Gingerbread cookies, the box is gorgeous, such a cute bag and I love the little gingerbread cottage- gorgeous!
    Thanks for joining us at Fab'n' Funky this week.

  7. Wow you did such an amazing job with all these gorgeous projects. Lovely work. Thank you for sharing with us over here at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Annette DT / Admin / Registered Owner for

  8. Beautiful project, love your gingerbread box and the gorgeous tea light holder, thanks for sharing at Fab’n’Funky.

    Pat xx

  9. Wow, what a stunning set of projects. I love the tea light holder. Thanks for joining us at Sparkles Monthly Challenge. Love Dawn x

  10. This is so cute and clever! Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Jackie DT

  11. Oh I love your projects. Great sized box and your bag is CUTE. I really love your Tea light ornament. I would love to make one. Hope you have a very Merry Christmas!

  12. Beautiful!!! Thanks so much for participating in our IF YOU GIVE A CRAFTER A COOKIE... challenge. Hope you participate in our next challenge!! Have a happy crafty day!!! *Sorry so late commenting! I’ve had a busy couple of months!
    Deanne at A Little Bit O’ Paper

  13. Hi Chriss
    You always enter our challenge over at Classic DT open challenge so just letting you know I have had to a new challenge blog as our old one was Hacked and dissapear so here is the new challenge blog called Classic Design challenge Thank you for sharing with us over here today at the Classic Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Michelle DT Owner/Admin for


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