Monday, July 4, 2011

Christmas in July - The Paper Players Theme Challenge 54

I officially consider myself an addict........of decorating printer trays!   A couple of weeks ago I decided to decorate more trays with Christmas themes and plan on giving them as gifts this Christmas.   So yesterday morning I officially began work on my first vintage Christmas tray. The Paper Players challenge this week is Christmas in July so I will be able to enter my tray in a challenge this week!  Woo hoo! 

 Here are a couple more up-close pictures of the tray:

Tray Ingredients:

7 Gypies Tray
DSP:  Silent Night Collage and Vintage Letters (Karen Foster Design), Noel Dots and Noel Stripes (Bo Bunny)
Ink:  Distress Ink - Walnut Stain, Old Paper, Aged Mahogany, Forest Moss
Accessories:  Distress Stickles - Old Paper, Aged Mahogany, Forest Moss, Clear Rock Candy; Smooch Paint - Siren, Candy Apple, Iluminating Top Coat; Stampin' Up Buttons - Neutral, Regal, and Deck the Halls; Vintage Tag; On Board Essentials (stars) and On Board Simon Letters; Jim Holtz Seasonal Salvage Stickers; Chantilly Trim; Wood Flourishes (ornaments); Stampin' Up! Basic Pearls; Heat Tool; Bravo Burgundy and Always Artichoke grosgrain ribbon; gold satin ribbon; Noel Candy brad; sponges; linen thread; Zots (small & medium); SU! Distressing Tool; Crystal Effects; and Scotch Quick Drying glue

Thanks for stopping by today and if you have any questions about the vintage Christmas tray, please email me at

~ Angie


  1. Gorgeous! I love the tray...and love the vintage feel! Beautiful job! Thanks for playing with the Paper Players this week!

  2. Wow! Awesome job! This is a work of art!!! Thanks for joining us at the Paper Players!

  3. This is so clever! Beautiful job!

  4. Oh my goodness, this is beautiful! Where do you get the trays? Thanks for playing with the Paper Players this week!

  5. Wow .... this really is very beautiful, what a lovely gift to give as well as receive!!! Well done ...
    Thank you for joining us this week at Paper Players!!!!

  6. Oh, this is absolutely gorgeous! What a great gift (and lucky recipient :-))! Thanks for sharing this with all of us!

  7. Angie, I just love the gorgeous details you add to your trays! They are truly works of art and such beautiful decor for the holidays. So happy you joined us this week at the Paper Players! :)

  8. Another masterpiece, Angie! I didn't think anything could top your Patriotic Tray. I was wrong! Anyone would LOVE to receive this as a gift! Thanks for playing with The Paper Players this week!