12.02.2016

Advent Calendar Extravaganza with Taheerah Atchia

We are so happy to be joining our friend Taheerah for her Advent Calendar Extravaganza today! We have an amazing holiday project and video by Lizzy to share with you but first here's all the details for this special event!



Advent Calendar Extravaganza is -the- festive event of the season! This ‘hop with a twist’ was dreamed up by Taheerah Atchia and features surprise destinations each day! Joining in the fun with Taheerah are ONE HUNDRED special guests - each serving up some fantastic Christmas inspiration! Just like an Advent Calendar, you’ll never know where you’re going to be visiting next until you ‘open the door’!
And that’s not all! With 25 *amazing* sponsors taking part as guests as well, your crafty wish list is bound to get a boost with a chance to win a prize EVERY SINGLE DAY!!
Join in the fun every day at taheerah-atchia.com to see what special surprises await behind the door!

Now Lizzy has a fabulous "Christmas Cracker" project and video tutorial! You can watch the video here or at our YouTube channel.
Thanks so much for watching!


How brilliant is it that Lizzy used the Candy Box to create her version of Christmas Crackers! I love her Flower Power poinsettias!

You can find the "Cracker Snaps" that Lizzy used HERE.

Thank you so much for sharing this fabulous holiday tutorial with us, Lizzy!

It’s not a party without a prize - and with prizes every day there are several chances to win! We are sponsoring today’s prize so you’ll definitely want to win! Simply leave a comment on this post - then head back to taheerah-atchia.com and leave a comment there too! You must leave a comment on Taheerah’s blog as well as ours in order to be eligible to win! Don’t forget to grab the other surprise destinations from Taheerah’s blog and head over to them to leave comments there as well to improve your odds even more! You have until 23:59 EST on 31st December 2016 to enter.
Don’t forget Advent Calendar Extravaganza runs from 1st-25th December inclusive so make sure you visit taheerah-atchia.com every day for fabulous inspiration and amazing prizes every single time!
Merry Christmas!


Thank you so much for visiting!
Have an amazing day,

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305 comments:

  1. What a brilliant idea, Lizzy, and so beautifully put together ... so fun and cute! Anita :)

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  2. What a great idea and I love that they are homemade and still have a cracker snap

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  3. Just got my paper order yesterday and cannot wait to make these this weekend. Thank you Lizzy. Kelly, thanks to you and your staff for making Black Friday such a wonderful event. Received my "Love" package yesterday and cannot wait to create this weekend. The new stamp and die are amazing! Sealed with a kiss/love/hug all the above. :-) Best to all of you!

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  4. These are so cute. I don't know the meaning behind these. I've never even opened a cracker snap. The papers you've used are so cute.

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  5. Sounds like a really fun idea! Can't wait to see everyone's wonderful creations!

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  6. Those are so cute! Need to give this a try!

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  7. So cute and a creative way to use the candy box die.
    DebbieC

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  8. Such a creative idea. Love it.

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  9. I love the candy box, they would be so much fun to hang on our Christmas tree. Great idea.

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  10. How cool is this!! I love these cracker snaps and will definitely be ordering this die set as I can see it being used for so many occasions. The tutorial is fabulous and I love the details that were added to create that incredibly gorgeous flower!!!

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  11. What a great idea. Love the Flower Power die. Thanks for being a part of the Advent Calendar Extravaganza.
    Mary P

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  12. These are wonderful! Thank you so much for being a part of this Advent Calendar. You're my favorite stamp company. :)

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  13. What a beautiful idea for a Christmas cracker.

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  14. What a beautiful table or tree decoration. I love the plaid paper and flower power used as a poinsettia is gorgeous. Merry wishes!

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  15. wonderful treat boxes!
    great project
    thanks for the chance to win!

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  16. Homemade Christmas crackers!! What wonderful idea. My family will love these. We have been celebrating with crackers since my girls were little. Can't wait to try these little gems for next year.

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  17. Such a great idea! We have these at our Christmas day table every year. This is a definite must make!!

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  18. These are so very fun! What a great way to celebrate Christmas!

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  19. Love your Cracker Snaps, Kelly Marie!

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  20. Such a wonderful idea! Just perfect!

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  21. Cute, I always thought these were fun.

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  22. These crackers crack me up!! They are so sweet! Lots of great little treats would fit inside them!! TFS!

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  23. Such pretty Christmas crackers, complete with the 'snap' effect! Your how-to video is engaging; such fun to watch the magic unfold! Thank you for taking part in, and sponsoring, Taheerah's wonderful Extravaganza! LF products and designers are amazing!
    ~carol

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  24. Thank you for taking part in the festivities and offering a great prize! Love these treat boxes in the fun plaid print!

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  25. Love this idea
    Thanks for sharing

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  26. How fun! Really love these little boxes and that SNAP. TFS.

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  27. Great idea for the holiday table. Everyone will love getting a treat and the surprise "snap". Happy Holidays.

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  28. Crackers from England and Pickle Prize from Germany. I love all the ways people celebrate.

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  29. What a great idea! Thanks for sharing

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  30. These are super cute! These would be awesome to make. I wonder where I would buy the cracker to make them. I'll have to check it out.

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  31. These are super cute! These would be awesome to make. I wonder where I would buy the cracker to make them. I'll have to check it out.

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  32. A wonderful job on your cracker snaps Lizzy and I love your poinsettias. Just adorable!

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  33. These Xmas crackers are gorgeous and I love the plaid!

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  34. These Christmas Crackers are so cute! Love the plaid color. These would be a huge hit with the kids and the adults at Christmas!

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  35. Really cute idea!
    natgodfrey4@gmail.com

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  36. The Christmas crackers are just fabulous. Love the elegant feel to them!

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  37. Super cute! Love the little gift box.

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  38. Beautiful and fun crackers! Thanks to Lawn Fawn for your sponsorship and joining in the fun!

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  39. what a super idea and love the paper, so festive!

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  40. I love your crackers! They are so much fun and you chose beautiful papers and embellishments! Thank you so much for sharing! (Peg)

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  41. I had no idea what Christmas Crackers were until we went to Christmas dinner at a British friend's house - they are so much fun! I'd love to be able to make some and that die is perfect for that, thanks for the tutorial.

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  42. What a fun idea!!! I will gie this a try!

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  43. So fun! I loved this extravaganza last year also. Thanks for sponsoring such a wonderful prize!!

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  44. This is so much fun. Thanks for being a sponsor

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  45. What a creative project!! I just love how Lawn Fawn goodies can be used in so many different ways!

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  46. What a clever project! So fun to see something new and different to use the treat boxes for! :) Thanks for sharing this tutorial! :)

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  47. What fun. Who knew you could order crackers to go in your Lawn Fawn treat boxes! Just too cool.

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  48. These candy boxes are cute. I bet my grandkids would love the snap. Thanks.

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  49. Super cute - and wondeful of you to join in as sponsors.

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  50. I really love this idea, and I really, really love the Lawn Fawn plaid papers. They are the perfect colors and scale and I have wanted them so long. Of course, If I won something,..... Thanks for the ideas, the cool product and for all the prizes you offer!

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  51. I love the pretty plaid paper! AND paired with a really cute poinsettia,
    these are just darling.

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  52. Great gift idea and
    the video was cool!
    Lovely work.
    Carla from Utah

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  53. Love these fun Cracker Snaps! Fabulous in those pretty plaids!

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  54. Love those cute little treat boxes! Thanks for a great video!

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  55. These are adorable Christmas Crackers!

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  56. The LF plaid papers are perfect for this super-fun project!!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
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  57. Cute boxes love the plaid paper.

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  58. What a great idea! No more goofy prizes in the crackers! Well, only if you want them. Love that you included the popper source. It's not a cracker without the "crack!"

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  59. Such a fun idea! Thanks for sharing!

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  60. Those are so pretty! I just love them! Thanks for the cute idea.

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  61. So cute! What a fun idea - thanks for sharing! :)

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  62. Can't wait to do these for Christmas this year. Great design!

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  63. How nice--hand-crafted crackers! I was unaware that you can buy the cracker strips. Yours are lovely.

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  64. Great idea and something new that I've never tried.

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  65. These are wonderful--so creative and they look like fun to make.

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  66. What a fun idea! These are adorable!

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  67. These mini-crackers are just amazing. They must look fabulous as part of your table setting.

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  68. Those look yummy, thanks for inspiration!

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  69. Such a cute idea!! Love the inspiration!! :)

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  70. I love those crackers! What an amazing idea. Thanks so much for the inspiration :)

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  71. How fun is that!! Love how the colors of the flowers turn them into poinsettias!!

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  72. The crackers are so bright and colorful.
    The Christmas table will look so festive
    with these at each place setting.
    thanks for sharing.

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  73. Such a cute idea thanks for sharing

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  74. Thank you for this great Video and Creation. I never heard of Cracker Snaps and I love the shape of the die for festive cutouts. Great idea. I appreciate your sharing.

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  75. Christmas crackers are one of my favourite parts of Christmas 🎄

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  76. These are so cute! Reminds me of my year studying in England.... Great memories. :)

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  77. Such cute and clever gifties, my boys would love these! I'd love them stuffed with my favorite cookie.

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  78. Super cute!! Just needed a "present" or candy in it. May have to get that die....hhmmm...

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  79. Love the Christmas crackers. Awesome!

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  80. These are just wonderful and fun!

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  81. What a festive addition to any dinner or party.

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  82. What a wonderful idea, I love Christmas crackers!. they look awesome!!

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  83. I love these crackers and the paper is just lovely. I love making crackers for my Christmas table but haven't for a few years. Thanks for the reminder of just how cute these look. Have a lovely day. Cheers Donna Z :)

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  84. Love your Christmas Crackers thanks for the video

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  85. FUN! FUN! FUN! - this idea is sup er FUN:)

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  86. Bright and colorful crackers - look easy to make! I need them.

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  87. I love the way Lizzy decorated the holiday crackers!

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  88. Fantastic! What a fun project. My daughter loves Christmas crackers.

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  89. Love this so much! Thanks for sponsoring the giveaway!

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  90. These are so much fun. Thank you for participating in this fun "advent"ure.

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  91. Very pretty Christmas Crackers, so fun.

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  92. Your cracker boxes are so nice...love the pattern paper that you used.tfs

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  93. So bright and cheerful who wouldn't want to receive a cracker box!

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  94. SUPER cute! Love love love your products!

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  95. So fun and festive--love the plaid.

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  96. What a fun project! Love the crackers and didn't know you can create them.

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  97. What a lovely idea! Thanks for the video tutorial :)

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  98. we used to do crackers. maybe we will have to do it again this year. thanks so much for sharing.

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  99. Very creative idea!Thank you for sharing.

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  100. Love the crackers! I've got to get me some now!

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  101. Perfect idea! These are so cute and fun!

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  102. Ooooh I love these! Now I need to make some for my family! !

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  103. Ooooh I love these! Now I need to make some for my family! !

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  104. these are so cute. I've always wanted to make party crackers but never have.

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  105. These projects are adorable! So festive and perfect for the holidays!

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  106. What cute Christmas Crackers! How fun and festive is that!!!

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  107. Wow! These are so festive and look like fun to make. Thanks for sharing and sponsoring!

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  108. Great treat crackers!! Love the plaid paper. Thank you so much for sponsoring today.

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  109. This is one that I definitely want to make this year!!! Thanks for sharing

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  110. Love the choices of paper and color combo. Thanks for sharing.

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  111. Christmas crackers are such a great idea. I wonder if there is a way to make your own cracker sound snaps...Love Lizzy's version.

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  112. These are so much fun! Where did you get the cracker snaps from? Thanks for sharing your creativity!

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  113. These look like at lot of fun and something I could make with my daughter.

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  114. We buy Christmas crackers every year, but it would be so much more fun to make our own!

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  115. The boxes are so much fun to make!

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  116. these are too lovely to pull apart!

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  117. I love this! Absolutely adorable and so pretty too! As mandalj up above in the comments said, "These are too lovely to pull apart!"

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  118. Such cute wrapping project!

    God bless!

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  119. Oh wow--this is my favorite project of the hop today! Beautiful & striking!

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  120. wonderful little gift, so fun! I didn't understand how you get the "cracker snap" -- do you make those too, buy them...?

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  121. I love these little boxes...so festive!

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  122. Christmas crackers are perfect for advent calendars so this post is a two for one! Thanks for sharing!

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  123. Such a fun and cute project, love these Christmas crackers. thanks for an awesome video too.

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  124. Love this project! I could think of all kinds of uses for that cute box!

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  125. Fun project to have at holiday parties!

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  126. Love these crackers! Very pretty. Thanks for a great video.

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  127. Such a fun cracker! Love the "poinsettia."

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  128. The Crackers remind of my Mother and her Scottish Christmas. It included the crackers, shortbread and a Scottish dumpling with charms or coins buried in it. Sure wish I could cook like she did. . thanks for sharing such a wonderful project

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  129. How fun is that? It never even dawned on me that you could make your own holiday cracker boxes! I love them! The video was so helpful-tfs!

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  130. These Christmas crackers are so neat!

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  131. Such cute treats! Love them :)

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  132. Great candy boxes. Thank you for sponsoring this special blog hop!

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  133. I love these!!! The poinsettia is so festive! I am excited to hear you can purchase the snaps!!!!

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  134. Love your ideas. Thank you for sharing.

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  135. those are super cute...great idea!

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  136. having spent many years in England at christmas, i love these crackers - must have a go at making them!

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  137. You can't go wrong with goodies for Christmas.

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  138. Love so many of your products! And not just for Christmas.

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  139. What a darling treat idea!! I love the idea that it makes a pop sound!!

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  140. What a great idea!! I love the look of these little treat holders. TFS

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  141. Fun project...my grandkids would love these.

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  142. These crackers are totally cute and look like so much fun!!!

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  143. Oh My these look fun! My friends would really get a kick out of these.

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  144. I love your crackers, they are awesome! I'd like to try and make some for Christmas day, great video tutorial as well, thank you!

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  145. What a clever idea for the holidays. And with the video, it should a breeze to make them for a get together.

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  146. Awesome treat boxes...love the papers and dies. Merry Christmas to you too Kelly Marie and the LF family!

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  147. I love these little treat holders! The flowers are cute!

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  148. I love these colorful treat boxes! The little poinsettia is the perfect finishing touch!
    Holiday Hugs!
    Michele

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  149. Thanks for sponsoring such a fun hop!

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  150. These are so cute! Love them!

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  151. These are brilliant! What a fun idea for a Christmas project!

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  152. These are Fantastic!!!! Super Cute!!!

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  153. What adorable cracker snaps! I love the plaid...goes so well with the darling poinsettias!

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  154. Love the color combination. Really loving the paper. Thank you for the new idea on flower centers.

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  155. Love this. I am learning so much. Thanks for the tutorial. Your work is lovely.-- Barb

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  156. These are just adorable! These would make such cute stocking stuffers with a little rolled up money!

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  157. These are so cute!! What an absolutely perfect way to give a special little gift! Love those sweet flowers.

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  158. Fun idea and a great project to do with my grandkids.

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  159. I love everything about these! We've always had Christmas crackers at our holiday gatherings. It's fun to read the jokes, wear the hats and see what surprise is inside. I love the idea of creating your own. The plaid paper looks amazing!

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  160. Love this crackers. Very nice paper too.

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