Tuesday, 30 November 2010

Jolly St. Nick at Tuesday Taggers

Jolly St Nick has to show his face this week on the Tuesday Taggers challenge blog and my favorite Father Christmas is this wonderful stamp from Habico. I've used it in so many ways but this little project just made me smile all the time I was making it.

It's an alarm clock I picked up last year in BM Bargains which looked like this

I pulled it apart and replaced the image with the santa stamp added a little snow in the box with gems for the hours and put it all back together with a ribbon around.  I stamped and embossed the sentiment on the front of the clock and I think it will make a lovely Christmas eve present for my niece.  What a wonderful way to keep the kids in bed a minute or two longer on Christmas day!

So if you're filled with the spirit of Christmas do come join us on TT this week.  It's a cracker! and it's sponsored by that most wonderful house of treasure
so you'll be in with a chance of winning £15 to spend there if you're lucky
and dont forget the start of their
Find the Owl Competition

x Michelle


Sandra Hall said...

What a clever idea...and you make it sound so simple! And it is a gorgeous stamp Michelle, I'm sure your niece will love it. x

magic boxes said...

What a fabulous project Michelle. I don't know how you manage to come up with so many brilliant ideas so often. It's a joy to visit your blog!

I think that has to be one of the best Father Christmas stamps around at the moment, yet another stamp I have to have!!!

Hope you're keeping warm.

Elaine x

Meggymay said...

Wow, its a brilliant clock. Like the idea that it might keep your niece in bed longer on Christmas Eve.

Fiona said...

Wow what an inspired idea Michelle, genius!

Angela Weimer said...

What an inspiring idea. Love it. Thanks for sharing and have a great day. Angela

lisa said...

You've got my favourite santa stamp there Michelle and Wow!! what a clever way to use it. You are always so creative with your makes, who'd have thought of taking an alarm clock to bits.
Hope you are keeping warm.
Hugs Lisax

PatR said...

What a brilliant project Michelle and I just adore that image. xx

Clarky J said...

What did I tell you pal? I ADORE this project and have been so excited at the thought of making one this weekend x Thanks for sharing your one with me too it will be great for my tiny peeps M &R x Keep warm x Janet

Cazro said...

Fantastic idea! Now where can I find a cheap clock to pull apart? This is one of my favourite Santa's too. Love your ideas Michelle.

Netty said...

Terrific idea Michelle, never thought of that, so of course I have to try this don't I...lol
But however did you emboss on the plastic facing I thought it would melt.... Annette x

georgina said...

this was fabulous Michelle and we had such fun making one with you, luv Georginaxx

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