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illinimom
01-01-2008, 10:38 PM
Here is the LO I did for Day 1 of the Get a Load of This class a bigpicturescrapbooking.com
http://www.startascrapbook.com/gallery/files/2/0/1/orna_thumb.jpg (http://www.startascrapbook.com/gallery/showimage.php?i=25&c=member&imageuser=201)
Credits
Kit: Tis the Season by Karen Lewis at DigitalFreebies.com
offered as challenge prize Dec 2007
Font: Optima
LO inspired and loosely based on ‘Driving’ LO by stackersmrs at Startascrapbook.com
http://forum.startascrapbook.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/7421025844/m/4431088415

socmagmom
01-01-2008, 11:10 PM
Such a neat LO. Tell us about the ornament exchange please.

illinimom
01-01-2008, 11:48 PM
Mickie,
The ornament exchange is something a group of us do each year. This year there were about 10 women there. We each bring a wrapped ornament valued at about $10. We try to use attractive packaging to make ours more desirable. Then we put the packages in the center of the circle and each draw a number. No 1 chooses a pkg and opens and displays it. No 2 then has the option to steal hes or choose a new package. If she steals, that person then has the option to choose a new package or steal. We limit the no of times an ornament can be stolen to 3, and you can't steal back the ornament you just lost. Game is over when last pkg is unwrapped and hopefully everyone leaves happy. Can get a little 'vicious' and deals are cut!
Oh, and the festivities are preceded with food and drink, and it is a night away from home!

socmagmom
01-02-2008, 07:56 AM
Sounds like a blast!

Janice
01-02-2008, 08:08 AM
Great LO...seemd like you had a nice night. What a great idea.

sbartist
01-02-2008, 10:46 AM
Great LO and congrats on completing your first LO for the challenge. I signed up for this too, still waiting for a confirmation email.

jujuann
01-02-2008, 07:31 PM
I like the LO and the ornament exchange. Sounds like fun. We did a silent auction a year ago, only we had to make the ornament. I also love the Chinese Gift Exchange. We use it often in this area as it leads to loads of fun.

cb4pigs
01-04-2008, 03:57 PM
Judith

Please explain the Chinese Gift Exchange.

midnightangel
01-04-2008, 04:18 PM
Love the LO!!!

A nurse aid that took care of my Grannie while in the hospital told me they do that at there units christmas party. She said they have so much fun doing it. I thought it would be fun also.