Mini Gift Bags!

Posted by on Oct 19, 2017 in 3D, Holiday

These adorable little gift bags were inspired by Jessica Taylor.  The one thing I like about creating projects, is that when you see something you like, you don’t have to have the same supplies to recreate the project.  In today’s project, I used the Warmth & Cheer Designer Series Stack from the 2016 Holiday catalogue.  To make one bag, you need 2 – 6″ x  6″ pieces of DSP.  Score at 1 1/2″ on three sides. on one sheet, cut out the two 1 1/2″ squares, attach to two pieces at the bottom, put adhesive on the remaining two 1 1/2″ squares as well as the back two 1 1/2″ sides.  Attach the squares to the back side panels and then adhere the front panels onto the back panels. Punch two holes for your ribbon, make the tag of your choice.  Cut two pieces of ribbon 7 1/2″ long, (I used the Mini Tinsel Trim Combo Pack #144636 (page 21) from the Holiday catalogue) and feed through the tag and then through the right hole on the front of the bag and tie a single knot.  Feed the other end in through the left hole and tie another knot.  Feed and tie the second ribbon through the holes on the back of the bag.  Add a little treat or surprise and your gift is ready! Why not make a mini gift bag today?  Have fun and try it.  Use whatever supplies you have and see how easy it is to create this bag.  Thanks for visiting today!  Happy...

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Tis’ The Season!

Posted by on Oct 18, 2017 in Big Shot, Christmas, Holiday

Today’s card was created with an Exclusive Bonus Host stamp set, Tis’ The Season, free with a $375. order in addition to the regular Host dollars earned.  This is a two step stamp set so the color options are endless.  If you’d like to see more samples, take a look on Pinterest to see what others have created with this fun Photopolymer set.  Tranquil Tided is paired with Cherry Cobbler and the Daffodil Delight flames make this a perfect combo! The Stitched Shapes framelits  and the Brick Embossed background add lovely texture to this card! If you’d like to make a stack of Christmas cards, I’ve got my Stamp-a-stack scheduled for Saturday, November 25.  More details on my calendar so check it out and reserve your spot today to avoid disappointment. Thanks for visiting today!  Happy...

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Winter Wonder Christmas!

Posted by on Oct 11, 2017 in Big Shot, Christmas, Holiday

The Winter Wonder Textured Impressions Embossing Folder from the Holiday catalogue creates a beautiful textured background on this clean and simple card featuring a silver snowflake layer, a few rhinestones and a Christmas greeting in Night of Navy. Hope you’ve been inspired today to create a clean and simple card–change the embossing folder, the colors, the sentiment and show me what you come up with!  I would love to see your creation!  Thanks for visiting today.  Happy...

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Sweet Treat House

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in 3D, Big Shot, Holiday

This beautiful treat house, filled with yummy candy, was exchanged at our Dessert Night card swap.  The framework of the house was created with the Bundle of Love Specialty Designer Series Paper from the annual catalogue and the roof sparkles with the Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper!  What a treat this was! This little house is big enough for an assortment of gifts!  The sky is the limit when it comes to paper crafting!  You Tube and Pinterest are both wonderful to get cool ideas and also to show you how to make beautiful gifts and cards. Thanks for visiting today!  Happy...

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Box in a Card

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 in 3D, Big Shot, Christmas, Holiday

This lovely Box in a Card was a retreat project, featuring a lovely plaid from Christmas Around the World Designer Series Paper.  The stamp from Tags & Trimmings was just perfect!  You don’t need an envelope for this card as is plain to see–you would hand deliver this delightful card!  Garden Green, Real Red, Basic Black and Whisper White cardstock plus the Quilt Top Textured Impressions Embossing Folder and a Season of Glits Mini Gift Bow, all from the Holiday catalogue except for the cardstock which is in the Annual Catalogue. Thanks for visiting today.  There’s more to share next time!  Happy...

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Musical Season Extended Fold

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in Big Shot, Christmas, Creative Folds, Holiday

Today’s Extended Fold card was created with the Musical Season Bundle.  The Stitched Shapes (oval die) provided a nice background for the French Horn. This creative fold gives additional space to add extra elements.  The instruments on the centre panel are stamped with Night of Navy ink on Whisper White cardstock and then cut out with the coordinating framelit.  The border on the right side of the card was created with two stamps–of course, you need the Stamp-a-ma-jig to line up the images but it is so perfect!  You can’t even tell it’s two stamps. Thirty one stampers created this card at the Holiday Escape & Create Retreat last week-end!  Out craft room was filled with excitement as everyone completed 20+ projects.  In addition, the prize patrol bell rang numerous times and the retreat bags could not contain all! I’ll be sharing more about this retreat in my next post!  Hope you can come back and take a look!  The next Holiday Escape & Create Retreat is confirmed for September 21-23, 2018 and eager stampers who attend this year, are planning to return. Thanks for visiting today!  Happy...

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