Saturday, December 4, 2010


Glad I am not the only one having days like yesterday, lol. It was awful...I was so edgy, grrr!

Anyway....we went to the play. It was short but cute. T wants to be a theater director and this was the first play she wrote and directed. It was about a senior being dumped on prom night via text messaging. Imagine that one!
Kuddos to T for her big accomplishment. Last night was her night and all the glamour that comes with it. I was so proud of her.

Anyway, I have been making this garland bit by bit since last week and, I finally finished it today.
 I want to share it with you. It is now part of my holiday decorations in my living room.
I might try to sell it on Etsy too. It came out so very pretty and I had a smooth ride with it.

you can make it as long as you want and the stockings any size you want to.
These ones are 5 inches high
 I used Simply Charmed for the stockings, image #35 on the overlay.

A view from the side and remember you can click on the photo for a larger view.

Here is a collage of every single one. 
They were embellished on the back too in case I wanted to use them on a doorway.
The holly leaves (image #10) are from Winter Woodland and so are the poinsettias (image#9).
The ribbons are from my stash and I used thick chipboard for the base, patterned papers are from 
Cloud Nine and the textures cardstock from American Crafts. The last stocking you see in the collage was stamped with a script rubber stamp on kraft cardstock. I then used my red glitter pen and went over all the berries on the patterned paper. The center of the poinsettias were made with a whole punch using DCWV glitter cardstock and so were the one berry on the holly leaves. You already noticed the inking.....I love inking. I mostly used the brown inks for it.
Have a good weekend and if you have time check out
12 tags of Christmas
I have to try the first one, even I am loving them all. He explains everything so well. I never went to his site much but today I subscribed to his feed because I do not want to miss his work ever again. 
I think we have a bit in common.
Just for the records:
I entered it at "cooking with cricut" challenge


  1. I Love these. I don't have that cart. These are just beautiful!
    Check out my snowwoman that I entered for the Flaunt if Friday challenge. I just love contests.

  2. Agnes, this is gorgeous. I am determined to make a banner. They are so fun. Great job.

  3. good job!
    Well Done!

    Did I win the pendant yet? :D

    hugs, TR

  4. I love it and I need to make one !!!!! Just beautiful!!

  5. This garland is adorable. I just love the stockings - ay have to put this on my to do list!

  6. This is so beautiful. It looks great hanging up! Awesome job on this. Looks like it took lots of hard work. :)

  7. This is awesome!! I have never made a project like this. Just cards and one mini-album. I need to get motivated and start thinking outside of the box.



  8. First of all, Congratulations to T!! Wow, you should be very proud of her!!!
    And now about this garland ~ Agnes, this is just gorgeous!!! Love how each one is different and you even decorated "BOTH" sides!! I love the colors you used!! They are just adorable!!! Hope you are well!! Hugs!!!

  9. So very cute and festive! I love the different colors and patterns you chose -- they all work so well together. Thanks for playing along with us at Cooking With Cricut!

  10. Agnes I LOVE the stocking garland! It is SOOO cute!!! Thanks for being inspiring as always.


  11. Oh my, how cute is that!! Love it, you did a fabulous job. Glad to hear the play went well!


Have a fun day!!!