Holiday Projects & Ideas

Stampin' UP! Holiday Catalog Bundle Videos

 

I'm still working on creating and sharing lots of fun new Stampin' UP! Holiday catalog projects with you, but since I have not had time to play with EVERYTHING yet, I wanted to share some fun Stampin' Up! videos with you, highlighting some of the new bundles!

 

Watch the VIDEO below showcasing the Home Sweet Home Bundle! 

Save 10% when you order the Home Sweet Home bundle HERE online #143516

you can also view it on page 40 of the Holiday catalog.

 

 

I was thinking how cute this gingerbread house would be for Christmas crafting, or create a cute house for your home decor for any time of year!

 

Stampin UP! holiday catalog Home Sweet Home samples. click shop online at www.pattystamps.com #143516

 

If you give food or drinks as holiday gifts, you are really going to want the

Here's to Cheers Bundle!!  see it on pg 39 in the Holiday catalog or HERE online for the Wood bundle or HERE online for the Clear Mount Bundle!

 

 

 

Stampin Up Holiday catalog Here's to Cheers tags for DIY gift packaging.  Order #143528 (wood) or #143529 (clear mount) for the stamp and big shot framelit die bundle at www.PattyStamps.com

 

When you give a home made loaf of bread, Christmas cookies, or treats, isn't it nice to dress up the packaging with a hand made tag? The Here's to Cheers bundle is PERFECT for this!

 

Stampin Up Holiday catalog Here's to Cheers tags for DIY gift packaging.  Order #143528 (wood) or #143529 (clear mount) for the stamp and big shot framelit die bundle at www.PattyStamps.com

Stampin Up Holiday catalog Here's to Cheers tags for DIY gift packaging.  Order #143528 (wood) or #143529 (clear mount) for the stamp and big shot framelit die bundle at www.PattyStamps.com

 

I hope you are enjoying your Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog!  If you need one, let me know.  If you need a Wish List to go with your Holiday catalog you can Download 2016 Holiday Catalog Wish List

 

 

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Copper Christmas Card and Enamel Dots

 

Copper is such a hot metallic accent for the fall and holidays, so I wanted to incorporate it into my Star of Light Christmas card idea for you today!

 

Star of Light Stampin' Up! Christmas card featuring copper paper and metallic enamel shapes by Patty Bennett. click shop online at www.PattyStamps.com

 

I die cut Island Indigo and Copper foil stars for this beautiful card, and layered them over the stamped "stardust swoosh" background stamp in a random pattern, and I love how it looks!

I stamped the little stardust swoosh stamp in Marina Mist right onto the embossed paper from the Fancy Frost package.  Isn't it the perfect marriage?? I love it! The stars in the background with the Star of Light set and dies!

 

Star of Light die cut pieces in copper and Island Indigo from Stampin Up by Patty Bennett at  pattystamps.com

 

I used all these die cut pieces in my Star of Light Christmas card.. it seems easiest to use glue dots to attach each layer.

This pre-embossed Fancy Frost paper is GORGEOUS!!!  look at all the gorgeous patterns you get in the 12x12 package!

See it on pg 37 in the 2016 Holiday catalog or HERE in my online store.

I cut it at 4" x 5-1/4" and layered it onto a top fold standard size 4-1/4" x 5-1/2" Island Indigo card.

 

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The Star of Light stamp set and framelit dies may be purchased in a 10% money-saving bundle. You can find them on page 9 in the Holiday catalog. 

 

143508 Star of Light bundle from Stampin Up - great for Christmas and holiday cards

 

Star of Light Stampin' Up! Christmas cards featuring copper paper and metallic enamel shapes by Patty Bennett. click shop online at www.PattyStamps.com

Above & Below:  did you notice the many ways to layer the die cut pieces, add stars, add enamel shapes, add copper thread, etc., to create just slightly different looks?

 

Star of Light Stampin' Up! Christmas cards featuring copper paper and metallic enamel shapes by Patty Bennett. click shop online at www.PattyStamps.com

2 Great Crafting Tips!

 1.  Grab your Copper Sharpie marker and color the gold or silver enamel shapes (ON SALE THIS WEEK!) to create really neat matching copper accents!

2.  When you have little punch out or die cut pieces, keep them handy by putting them right onto the dots on a mini glue dot roll.  They'll be ready to use and won't go flying off your crafting table!

 

Create Copper enamel shape accents with a metallic Sharpie marker for your Star of Light Stampin' Up! Christmas cards featuring copper paper and metallic enamel shapes by Patty Bennett. click shop online at www.PattyStamps.com

Craft Tip for the Star of Light Stampin' Up! Christmas cards featuring copper paper and metallic enamel shapes by Patty Bennett. click shop online at www.PattyStamps.com

 

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Patriotic Baby Bear Card - Stampin' Up!

 

Thinking ahead to the 4th of July, I thought I'd share my version of a patriotic Stampin' Up! Baby Bear Card with you!  I dressed up Baby Bear with a top hat from the Snow Place stamp set and matching Snow Friends framelit dies and used the Bow from the Baby Bear set as a bow tie!

Baby Bear is a hugely popular new stamp set, found on pg 61 in the new catalog.

 

Patriotic Baby Bear red, white and blue card featuring Stampin' UP! stamps, paper and ink. by Patty Bennett at pattystamps.com

I am so tickled that Stampin' Up! now offers gorgeous Real Red ribbon.. it's the perfect touch to pair with the Dapper Denim Rouched ribbon on my card, don't you think?  You'll find all the fantastic new ribbons on pages 178 and 179 in the new catalog.  Online Store shopping links are at the bottom of this post in the product image section.

 

Patriotic Baby Bear red, white and blue card featuring Stampin' UP! stamps, paper, ink and In Color Dapper Denim enamel shapes. by Patty Bennett at pattystamps.com

 

The other perfect touch for my red, white and blue Baby Bear card was the Dapper Denim stars from the 2016-2018 In Color Enamel Shapes package!!  Just the right pop of color and shine! You'll find those on page 177 in our new Stampin' UP! catalog.

In case you are wondering, here is the 3-color combo I used to stamp Baby Bear.  You can experiment with any 3 colors.  Just be sure you stamp the most solid image  in the lightest color.  I used:  Sahara Sand, Crumb Cake and Soft Suede.

 

Baby Bear color combo suggestion.  Handmade card featuring Stampin' UP! stamps, paper and ink. by Patty Bennett at pattystamps.com

 

TIP for stamping Baby Bear - stamp dark to light:  I found it So Much Easier to stamp the darkest image first, then line up the bottom outline of the bear with the next stamp in the middle color and then use the most solid image in the lightest color last.   I tried 3 times the "other" way (light to dark) before I discovered stamping it this way and then it came out great each time! yay!

 

Patriotic Baby Bear red, white and blue card featuring Stampin' UP! stamps, paper and ink. by Patty Bennett at pattystamps.com

 

I drew (dashed) stitching lines around my piece of Whisper White cardstock using the Dapper Denim Stampin' Write marker and my drafting triangle (available at Staples).

 

Patriotic Baby Bear red, white and blue card featuring Stampin' UP! stamps, paper and ink. by Patty Bennett at pattystamps.com

The background papers on my card are both from the Brights Designer Series Paper Stack.  Real Red and Pacific Point.  The folded  card is Dapper Denim.  I think these colors worked well together!

 

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Fabulous Holiday Card Ideas

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Quick and Easy Christmas Card Ideas

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Today's post is brought to you by our amazing Luv 2 Stamp Group.. here are a dozen great ideas for you from our recent Luv 2 Stamp Group Stamp a Rama event!!

Enjoy!

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Above card by Cindee Wilkinson

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Above card by Lynne Earnst

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Above card by Lori Goble

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Above card by Ali Leon

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Above card by Alisha

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Above card by Laura Vogt

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Above card by Carol Carriveau

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Above card by Collette Fearneyhough

 

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Above card by Joy Perryman

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Above cards by (left) Heidi Johnson, and (right) Missy Sorg

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Above card by Ellen McCarthy

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Above card by Pat Poudrier

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Gift Box Punch Board Christmas Boxes

 

Have you tried out the Gift Box Punch Board from Stampin' Up!?  It was introduced in the Holiday Catalog a few months ago. You can find it on page 5 or HERE in my online store. I love that you can make so many different sizes and shapes of boxes with it!!  

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My best tip is.. get the Under the Tree heavy weight designer paper for your boxes (pg 5 of the Holiday Catalog) .. it works great for scoring and folding these boxes.

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Here is a green box I made when I was stamping one day at Cindee's house.. we made boxes and then created tags.. I used the Santa Stache stamp set to create a nutcracker tag on the Kraft paper (pg 192 in the annual catalog). I colored it with Blendabilities.. I would say that Blendabilities probably look nicer on Whisper White cardstock, but, I do love how this turned out!

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Here is a tip for you about using paper with a pattern in the Gift Box Punch Board:

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Want to see it in action? Watch the Stampin' Up! Video below:

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 I used the Night of Navy, Cherry Cobbler and Smoky Slate Blendabilities markers to color in the stamped Nutcracker.  I stamped the mustache a 2nd time and die cut it with the Mustache framelit and added it to the tag with Stampin' Dimensionals.

 

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Stampin Up! Christmas Tag Ideas

 

True Confession...

I don't know about you, but in addition to being a Gift Wrap-a-holic I am also a Gift Tag-a-holic... I LOVE to make gift tags, buy gift tags, collect gift tags, store gift tags... yep, I even still have Hallmark gift tags from 20+ years ago before I made them!!  whew! :)

So, in that spirit, I thought I better share a few that I've made this year featuring the Cheerful Tags stamp set (pg 5 Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog) and the Note Tag Punch from pg 13 of the Holiday catalog (all available for easy online ordering in my online store... click on any of the product photos at the bottom of this post)

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I combined the Cheerful Tag set with the Christmas Bliss set for these fun tags.  I also came up with an idea to create a custom shaped oval tag... stamp the Merry & Bright image in Real Red ink on Whisper White cardstock, cut around part of it with your Paper Snips, then slip it into the oval punch as shown and punch... fun!!

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This is such a quick and easy way to make tags!! Just stamp the striped background on Whisper White cardstock, then stamp the trees over the stripes and punch out with the Note Tag Punch! The Trees are stamped in Mossy Meadow (green) but they are looking kind of black in this photo.. rest assured, they are green.

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You can also add tags to cards.. I had 2 left over packets of card supplies from our Stamp a Rama event in Oct., so I just added tags to the embossed card fronts!

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I embellished this Scalloped Tag Topper Punch with some die cut stars!  Trim the Tree Paper was used on the tag and Under the Tree paper was used for the Stars.

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Both cards were embossed with the amazingly versatile Decorative Dots embossing folder... isn't it just perfectly festive for the holidays!?

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Making Spirits Bright - a Toast to the Holidays

 

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Let's toast to a happy holiday season!! Grab your glass with your drink of choice and let's do a virtual "cheers" to a lovely holiday ahead!

{clink} Cheers!

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I love these 2 stamp sets from the Stampin' Up! Holiday catalog... Making Spirits Bright from page 48 (available in Wood Mount or Clear Mount) and Holiday Invitation from page 49 (photopolymer set).. so fun!! Don't they make cute Holiday Cards!?

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I die cut Whisper White cardstock with the Apothecary Accents framelits in my Big Shot, and then stamped on those.  I also added pretty ribbons, Silver Glimmer paper and colored with Blendabilities markers after stamping with the Memento Black ink pad.. .all supplies are shown below and can be ordered online by clicking on each item.

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Happy Holidays everyone!

Cheers!

 

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Quick and Easy Double Pocket Cards for Christmas

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You can create these Quick and Easy Double Pocket Card Christmas Cards, featuring Nordic Noel Christmas paper from Stampin' Up! and the Simply Scored Board in just a matter of minutes!

If you haven't seen the "HOW TO VIDEOS" for my double pocket cards, you can view them on my blog:

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I love that you can see both sides of the paper on these cards... since every pattern is really pretty, this is a great way to showcase them!!

I used Project Life by Stampin' Up! cards for the inserts in the pockets.. how fun is that!? see supply list at the bottom of this post for all ordering info online.

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Below are some more designs I created using the Color Me Autumn paper and the All Is Calm paper and the Nordic Noel paper, all from the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog.  See links at the bottom of this post for EASY online ordering!

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Christmas Bag, Box and Tag ideas

 

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DIY Christmas Wrap: Boxes, Bags and Tags

Have you stocked up on all the great packaging options Stampin' UP! has to offer this year?!  See them here!  I love these Cafe Treat Bags.. they are lined so you can put food in them.. they are 9" tall so they hold JUST the right amount, too! 

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I decorated the front of the bag with some Santa & Co. designer paper from Stampin' Up! and then added some stamping on a tag and border with the Christmas Bliss stamp set and the Under the Tree tag assortment.

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Below.. here is another option for you .. the Take Out Boxes on pg 10 of the Holiday catalog are great if you need some extra room for goodies!!!

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Make a quick tag, add some ribbon and voila.. perfect treat for a neighbor, friend or family member! I die cut a Whisper White Party Pennant die, then added a banner and tag from the Under the Tree Tag Assortment, and a "paper present" and stars.

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Do you recognize the cute little paper present!? I used them on this Christmas Card in one of my previous posts.

If you missed any of my other Gift Box or packaging ideas, you can see them

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 In preparation for our Luv 2 Stamp Group Stamp a Rama event in October, I was trying to decide which color of star accent border I liked best for my Christmas Card idea.  So I made several samples... can you guess which one I liked best?

 

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I decided I actually liked the yellow one the best.. it's just a 1" wide scrap of Daffodil Delight cardstock behind the punched star border.  (see this VIDEO for tips on using the Confetti Star Border punch).

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Participants in our Luv 2 Stamp Group "Stamp a Rama" (shoebox swap) actually had their choice when they made my card.. they could leave the stars with the red showing through, or add the yellow strip.

I wanted to teach everyone a useful tip, so I taught them how to alter the size of the trees with the Stampin' Up! Tree Punch!

If you missed that tip, you can see my previous post here, or see below.

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Wintertime Happy Winter Card Assortment

 

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Simple Christmas Card Alert! :)

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I challenged myself to see how may different simple Christmas Cards I could make with the "Wintertime" single stamp from Stampin' UP!.  You can find it on pg 23 of the Holiday Catalog or HERE online.

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I grabbed just a few basic supplies like Whisper White cardstock, 1 ink pad (Lost Lagoon), and some designer paper from the All is Calm package and the Santa & Co. package.  I die cut the Happy Winter image with my Apothecary Accents Big Shot Framelits, then added a variety of simple accessories.

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Above: I love the Filigree Frame embossing folder!! #135818

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It's difficult to photograph, but those are all rhinestones and are very sparkly!

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Project Life Hello December Album Cover

 

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Did you enjoy my Hello December Project Life album that I shared with you in THIS VIDEO?  I think there were many of you who did because so many of you have ordered the supplies to make your own! Thank you!  If you have not ordered your album, pocket pages, and Project Life cards yet, you'll want to do that TODAY so that it will arrive in time for you to create your Hello December Album that starts on Dec. 1st! Watch the Video here and see more info here.

Check out the Hello December Project LIfe supplies in my online store here!

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I was packing up my Hello December album to take to our recent Luv 2 Stamp Group event and I decided that the album cover NEEDED to be decorated.. so I pulled out my Star Stencil and my Tree Punch and in a matter of about 10 minutes it was done!

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Tutorial for the star stenciled cover is shown below at the bottom of this post.

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Our Bennett Family 2014 Hello December album will be the keeper of the memories for our Elf on the Shelf photos.  Jason named our Elf "Carlito" .. so we'll be taking pix of Carlito each day and putting them in our album! Need Elf on the Shelf Ideas? Click Here to view my Pinterest Board!

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I used the Trim the Tree Paper Stack and my Tree Punch (both from the Holiday catalog) and added paper trees to the cover.. complete with punched out stars for tree toppers!!  Did you miss my previous post with info on how to make the smaller trees?  Check it out here.

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The star punch is from the Itty Bitty Accents punch pack and works perfectly as a tree topper for these trees!  I punched the stars out of the "Under the Tree" Designer paper (also from the Holiday catalog).  See all the products used at the Bottom of this post.. click any item to go right to my online store for easy ordering.

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As you can see.. stenciling the cover is really easy with the Star Mask (stencil) and Stampin' Up! Classic ink and a sponge dauber! Use Washi Tape to hold down the mask while stenciling.

 

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Christmas Blog Tour with the Control Freaks

 

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WELCOME to the November 2014

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  Blog Tour!!!

Our theme this month:

Stampin' Up! projects featuring

a Christmas theme

 

   You have probably reached me after visiting Justin's Amazing blog, and if not, be sure to travel backwards on the tour and visit him! :)

Project #1: Gift Box - Get your Santa On Tag

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I wanted to dress up a Kraft Gift Box (found on pg 200 in your Stampin' UP! Catalog), so I cut pieces of Under the Tree heavy-weight designer paper and covered each side, leaving a small border around each piece.  Then I used the adorable new stamp set called Get Your Santa On and stamped it with Memento Black ink and Colored it with Cherry Cobbler Blendabilities markers.  Did you notice the cute little "stitched" images at the bottom of the tag!?  Want to know where I found those? They are in the Project Life Holiday Cheer stamp set!!  (see pg 35 Holiday Catalog #135188). I created my own 2" x 4-1/4" tag using the Scalloped Tag Topper Punch.  Oh, and Merry Christmas... that's from 2 different sets..I thought that was pretty clever!!  MERRY is from Cheerful Tags (pg 5) and Christmas is from Watercolor Winter Too (pg 37).

I topped it all off with Cherry Cobbler 1" Sheer Linen Ribbon (pg 7) and some Mossy Meadow ribbon #133670 - oh and a Gold Button!

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 Project #2: Santa & Co Winter Wonderland card

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I know that the "Jury is Out" on the Santa & Co. paper and the Visions of Santa stamp set (Pg 29 Holiday catalog), but I LOVE LOVE LOVE these patterns from the Santa & Co. DSP pack... so cheery for winter and Christmas!  I added them to a folded Whisper White card, then tied the new Real Red 3/8" Satin Woven Ribbon.. the detail in this ribbon is just gorgeous. I stamped Winter Wonderland from the new Project Life December Wonder stamp set (supplement pg 9) then made it in to a banner and added 3 Nordic Noel Buttons to pull together the red, white and blue color scheme.

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  • Kraft Gift Boxes, pg 200 #124106
  • Under the Tree Paper, pg 5 Holiday Catalog #135825
  • Project Life Holiday Cheer stamp set, pg 35 Holiday Catalog #135188
  • Cheerful Tags stamp set, pg 5 Holiday Catalog #135065
  • Watercolor Winter Too stamp set, pg 37 Holiday Catalog, #136819
  • Cherry Cobbler Sheer Linen ribbon pg 7 Holiday catalog, #135839
  • Cherry Cobbler Blendabilities Markers #130995
  • Mossy Meadow ribbon #133670
  • Gold Buttons, pg 41 Holiday Catalog #133763
  • Whisper White cardstock #100730
  • Santa & Co. DSP pg 29 Holiday catalog #135821
  • Real Red 3/8 Satin Woven Ribbon, pg 15 Holiday Catalog #135840
  • Project Life December Wonder stamp set, supplement pg 9, #136562
  • Nordic Noel Buttons, pg 15 Holiday Catalog, #135836

Please continue our tour this month and visit Melissa Davies fab blog!

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Santa & Co. Tiny Treat Boxes

 

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I knew you would love this idea, so I had to share it with you!!  My friend (and amazing stamper) Cindee Wilkinson shared this idea with me... she put 2 of the Tiny Treat Boxes back to back to create the cutest little candy treat holder!!! I decided to try it out with Santa & Co. designer paper from the Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog. I think the reindeer on this paper are really cute... ok and the Santas make me smile.. .but they are a little "out there" for me.. what do you think?

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How to:

Leaving 2 Tiny Treat Boxes flat, decorate 3 sides of each box.

I cut out squares from the Santa & Co. Designer Paper (pg 29 Holiday catalog). Use Square Framelits to cut out the reindeer and Santas or use square punches.  Layer the square DSP pieces on solid Cardstock (I used Garden Green and Real Red)

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Apply Fast Fuse Adhesive to the sides shown below then Pop Up the boxes into shape, but don't fold down the piece that would be the lid - just stick those together.

Add a tag and you are done assembling!

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Voila! how easy is that!  You can make 12 of these from one package of 25 boxes for only $6.95!!!!  WHAT?  yep!

 Fill with shreddie paper and candies or treats and you have just the cutest little giftie!!!

 

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Mingle All the Way easy Christmas Cards

 

Last month I taught a Stamp A Stack Class for Janice and her friends (students make 2 of each card design in the class - 8 cards total), so cards can't be too involved because everyone would need to end up bringing sleeping bags if we were there too long...  This was one of the cards I designed for the class... quick and simple Christmas card featuring several fun Stampin' Up! products.  See the bottom of this post for a complete list and ordering info for all products for my online store.

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The Filigree Frame Embossing Folder background is a really perfect, subtle touch for this card. 

This would make a great card for your Christmas card if you are stamping and sending several. I'd love to help you figure out what you need to order if you'd like to create these handmade Christmas Cards this year!

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I really love giving options in a Stamp A Stack class, so students could select which greeting they wanted to use - from the Mingle all the Way stamp set - and which Designer Paper pieces they wanted to use as well.  I cut up lots of strips from the Trim the Tree paper stack and everyone had fun looking at all the patterns!

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 To make this card go really quickly, it's nice to have lots of 2" x 4-1/4" strips of Whisper White cardstock ready to go, then everyone can just pop the strip into either the Scallop Tag Topper Punch or the Angled Tag Topper punch and create the tag focal point for the card.

This is what the card table looked like before class.. wish I would have taken a photo after everyone had all the little patterned papers spread out everywhere :)

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