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Friday, October 20, 2017

Trim Your Stocking Lip Balm Holder

A cute stocking stuffed with lip balm makes a perfect gift or stocking stuffer for the teens on your list.





Supplies: All supplies are from Stampin Up.

Cardstock: Real Red 4 x 11 and 3 1/2 x 3
                Garden Green 2 x 2
                Whisper White 2 x 4

DSP: Quilted Christmas 3 x 6

Trim Your Stocking Framelits
Watercolor Christmas Stamp Set

Score the 4 x 11 cardstock on the long side at 5 1/8, 5 1/2 and 5 7/8
Score the 3 x 3 1/2 cardstock on the long side at 3/4, 1 1/2, 2 1/4, 3 and on the short side at 3/4

The following video has all of the instructions.

For the larger stocking you need a piece of cardstock that measure 4 x 12. Score on the long side at 5 5/8, 6, 6 3/8. The rest of the construction is the same as the smaller stocking.


Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Smitten Mittens Hot Cocoa Cup

What is better than a cup of hot cocoa on a cold winter night? Giving it as a gift in a cute cup/box! The project is quick and easy. These sweet cups could make a great little gift to give out after an evening of caroling or tree trimming. 




Supplies: All supplies are from Stampin Up

DSP: 3 1/2 x 8
Cardstock:  3 x 3 of Whisper White, Pool Party and Tranquil Tide
Silver Tinsel Ribbon
Smitten Mitten Stamp Set
Many Mittens Framelits
Hug in a Mug Stamp Set
1 3/8, 1 1/2, and 1 3/4 inch circle punches
Tranquil Tide ink
4 0z. espresso cups with lids

The video has all of the instructions for the cups.




Monday, October 16, 2017

Jingle Bell Gift Box

A sweet smelling little box filled with Yankee Candle tea lights. I'm gold embossing some paper to use for die cutting in this project. A handy technique to use when you don't have any metallic cardstock on hand.


Supplies: All supplies are from Stampin Up

Cardstock: Garden Green 6 1/2 x 7
                Whisper White 1 x 4, 2 x 4

DSP: Quilted Christmas (2) 1 1/2 x 4 3/4
                                   (3) 3/4 x 4 3/4
                                   (2) 3/4 x 1 1/2

Thinlets: Trim Your Stockings

Stamp Set: Wishes All Aglow

Garden Green Ink

VersaMark Ink
Gold Embossing Powder
Natural Trim Ribbon
Linen Thread

Directions:

Score the long side at 1 and 6
Score the short side at 1, 2 3/4, 3 3/4, 5 1/2


See the video below for assembly instructions.



Thank you for visiting.

Friday, October 13, 2017

Festive Phrases Gift Card Holder

Is it time to think about stocking stuffers? It is if you want to make some adorable packaging for those little treats and gifts. Today we are going to make a gift card holder for those larger sized gift cards. This is a great project for kids to make.


Supplies: All supplies are from Stampin Up


DSP: Merry Little Christmas 8 x 6

Cardstock: Lemon Lime Twist 3 x 5
                  Whisper White 2 x 4

Framelits: Lots of Labels
                 Stitched Shape

Stamp Set: Festive Phrases

Clear Embossing Powder
Versa Mark Ink
Memento Black Ink

Score the DSP on the long side at 2, 5 1/2
                                   short side at 3/4

To see how it is put together view the video below.

                   



Thanks for visiting.


Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Painted Autumn Gift Jars

A pretty table gift that is quick to make. These little jars would look great on a Thanksgiving table as a thank you gift for your guests.








Supplies: All supplies except for the jars are from Stampin Up

DSP: Painted Autumn 2 1/4 x 4 1/2
Cardstock: 2 x 2 Very Vanilla and Crushed Curry
Labels to Love Stamp Set
Crushed Curry Stitched Satin Ribbon

lass Favor Jars - 3 3/8 x 1 3/4 in. (I found them at Michael's)





Here is the video with the compete instructions.





HAPPY THANKSGIVING





Monday, October 9, 2017

Swirly Snowflakes Gift Bag

 A nice sized gift bag that to me has a Scottish feel. So I think I will be using it to give homemade shortbread at the holidays. If you do use it for homemade treats be sure to put the goodies in food save bags. 





Supplies: All supplies are from Stampin Up

DSP:  Christmas Around the World 6 x 12
Cardstock: Whisper White 6 x 5 , 3 x 4
                 Garden Green or Real Red 1 1/2 x 3 1/2
Ink: Garden Green, Real Red
Stamp Set: Merry Patterns
Framelits: Stitched Shapes, Swirly Snowflake







Score the long side @ 4, 5 3/4, 9 3/4, 11 1/2
Score the short side @ 1 1/2
See the video for full details on cutting the lacy edging and assembling the bag.




I hope you enjoyed that project and visit again soon.



Friday, October 6, 2017

Snowflake Sentiments Gift Box - Part 3

Here is part 3 of the series, Snowflake Sentiments Gift Tags and Cards Box. I hope you have enjoyed it. Now let's make the box to hold all of our gift tags and gift cards. 


Supplies: All supplies are from Stampin Up

Cardstock:   Garden Green 4 1/2 x 10 and 
                  Garden Green (2) 2 1/2 x 8 1/2
                  Cherry Cobbler 3 1/2  x 3 1/4
                  Garden Green 3 x 4
                  Whisper White 3 x 4

DSP: Be Merry 3 1/4 x 3 and 1 1/2 x 12

Stamp Set: Snowflake Sentiments
                   



Scoring:

4 1/2 x 10
Long side @ 4 1/4, 5 3/4
Then score at 1/2 on all four sides

2 1/2 x 8 1/2
Long side @ 3/4, 4, 4 3/4, 8
Short side @ 3/4

Watch the video for complete directions. 




 Let me know what you think of a three part series. Does it work?



Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Snowflake Sentiments Gift Box Part 2

Here is part 2 of the Snowflake Sentiments Gift Box of Tags and Cards. Today we will be making the gift tags.



 Supplies:

Cardstock: Garden Green 2 x 12
                  Cherry Cobbler 2 x 12
                  Whisper White 5 1/2 x 8 1/2

White Embossing Powder

Heat Gun

Embossing Buddy

VersaMark Ink

Quilted Christmas Ribbon

Stamp Set: Merry Little Labels

Every Day Label Punch


See the video for a demonstration on how to make the tags.








Monday, October 2, 2017

Snowflake Sentiments Gift Tag Box

Today I am starting a three part series to create a beautiful gift box that holds gift cards and gift tags. This would be a lovely gift for a tree trimming party or a gift wrapping get together. Do be sure to gift it early so the recipient can use it for holiday wrapping.  

Today I will be demonstrating the gift cards. The video is in real time so you can see how quick it is to make this project. 


Supplies: All supplies are from Stampin Up

Cardstock: 8 1/4 x 11 Whisper White
                  8 1/2 x 4 Whisper White
                  (3) 2 1/2 x 21/2 Garden Green
                  (3) 2 1/2 x 21/2 Cherry Cobbler
                  2 x 7 Garden Green
                  2 x 7 Cherry Cobbler

DSP: Be Merry (6) 2 1/4 x 2 1/4

Ink: Cherry Cobbler an Garden Green

Stamp Set: Festive Phrases

Punches: 1 1/2 and 1 3/4 circle punch





With the 8 1/4 x 11 cardstock score on the long side at 2 3/4. Turn 180 degrees and score at 2 3/4.
With the alongside at the top of your trimmer cut at 5 1/2
Put the cut piece in the trimmer long side at the top and cut at 2 3/4 slide and cut again at 2 3/4. Repeat with the other piece. See the video for complete directions.





I hope you enjoyed today's project. 




 Check back on Wednesday for Part 2.


Friday, September 29, 2017

SPOOKY NIGHT BOX IN A BAG

A classic box in a bag designed to hold 3 fun size bags of M & M candies. Simple and quick to make and they will store flat so that you can start early on these cute treat bags for classroom parties or Halloween parties. 

Supplies: All supplies are from Stampin Up

DSP - Spooky Night 4 1/2 x 9 1/2

Cardstock - Pumpkin Pie 3 x 3
                   Very Vanilla 3 x 3

Ink -  Pumpkin Pie
          Basic Black

Stamp Set - Labels to Love

Black Rhinestones
Shimmer Ribbon - Black

Everyday Label Punch
2 1/4 Circle Punch


Watch the video for full instructions to assemble the project.





HAPPY HALLOWEEN

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Spooky Night Truffle Box

This little box is the perfect size for one Lindt Truffle. It makes a great Trick or Treat gift for coworkers, friends and neighbors. How about having some ready when the moms and dads come knocking at your door with the wee ghosts and goblins. 

Supplies: All supplies are from Stampin Up

Cardstock - Thick Very Vanilla 4 1/2 x 7 1/2
                    Very Vanilla 2 x 2
                    Basic Black 2 x 2
DSP -   Spooky Night 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 (Use at least two patterns. Cut 3 of one and 5 of the other)

Stampin Write Markers - Pumpkin Pie and Basic Black

Punches 1 1/4, 1 3/8 circle punches

Stamps - Spooky Cat

Score on the long side @ 1 1/2, 3, 4 1/2, 6
Score on the short side @ 1 1/2, 3



See the video for the instructions to assemble the box.



HAPPY TRICK OR TREATING













Monday, September 25, 2017

Tootsie Pop Halloween Treat Box

A small little treat box designed to hold a Tootsie Pop. These little holders make great table treats for a Halloween party or to hand out to the little ghosts and goblins haunting your front porch.




Supplies: All supplies are from Stampin Up

Cardstock -   Pumpkin Pie 4 x 5 1/2
                   Basic Black 1 1/2 x 1 1/2
                   Whisper White 3 x 3
                   Very Vanilla 1 x 2

DSP - Spooky Night - (4) 1 x 1

Stamp Set - Seasonal Chums

Framelits - Seasonal Tags

Ink - Pumpkin Pie

Basic Black Baker's Twine

Envelope Punch Board

Score the 4 x 5 1/2 piece of cardstock on
          Long Side - 1 1/4, 2 1/2, 3 3/4, 5
          Short Side - 1, 2 1/4, 2 3/4


Watch the video for full instructions on assembling the box.



HAPPY HALLOWEEN


Friday, September 22, 2017

Trick or Treat Bag

A sweet Trick or Treat Bag for someone special on Halloween. This project is quick and easy and makes a nice treat for someone special.



Supplies: All of the supplies are from Stampin Up

DSP - Spooky Night 4 x 8

Cardstock - Basic Black 3 x 3
                  Whisper White 3 x 5

Stamp Set - The Little Things

Ink - Basic Black
        Pumpkin Pie

Jute Twine

Score on the long side @ 2 1/2, 3 3/4, 6 1/4, 7 1/2
                   short side @ 1



See the video below for all of the instructions to assemble the project





Happy Trick or Treating.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Spooky Night Wood Crate

Howling and haunting jack-o-lanterns perched in their crate carry yummy treats. A simple project made with framelits to cut the crate makes a cute table decoration for any Spooky Celebration.


Supplies: All supplies are from Stampin Up

Stamps - Spooky Cat
              Sweet Home

Ink - Basic Black
        Versa Mark

White EmbossingPowder

DSP - Spooky Night

Cardstock -    Basic Black  8 1/2 x 5 1/2
                    Pumpkin Pie 3 x 3
                    Whisper White  4 x 5




See the video for all of the instructions to assemble this project.



HAPPY HALLOWEEN


Monday, September 18, 2017

Spooky Owl Treat Bag

Add stamping to DSP and you get a cute little treat bag for those ghosts and goblins haunting you.



All products are from Stampin Up

DSP - Spooky Night     4 3/4 x 6 1/2 
                                 1 1/2 x 6 1/2

Cardstock -  Basic Black 2 x 2
                  Pumpkin Pie 2 x 2

Stamp Set - Spooky Cat

Jute Twine

Circle Punches

Ink - Early Expresso

Score on the long side @ 1 1/2, 4 1/2
Score on the short side @ 1/2

The video below gives detailed instructions for making the treat bag.


I hope you enjoyed the project and visit again soon


Happy Haunting

Friday, September 15, 2017

Spooky Night Self Closing Bag

The perfect little treat bag for Halloween night. The self closing top makes this a fast, simple project.





All products used are from Stampin Up.

Supplies:
DSP - Spooky Night 6 x 5 1/4 plus a small scrap of DSP for the jack-o-lantern.

Cardstock - Basic Black 3 x 3

Ink - Versamark

Embossing Powder - White

Punch - Cat Punch

Stamp Set - Spooky Cat

Score DSP on the     
     Long Side @ 2 3/4, 5 1/2
     Short Side @ 1 3/8

Turn paper to the long side with the 1 3/8 score line at the top and the 1/2 score line on the left.

Score to the first score line at 1 7/8, 4 5/8.


See the video for detailed directions







I hope you enjoyed this project.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Spooky Night Pumpkin Latte


Nothing says Fall like a Pumpkin Latte! Halloween, chilly nights and trick-or-treating calls out for a warm, spicy drink. Here is a simple project that would make a lovely treat for someone special.


Supplies:

All products are from Stampin Up

Cardstock -  Pumpkin Pie      6 1/2 x 6 1/2
                                          2 x 5 3/4
                   Basic Black       6 1/2 x 2
                   Very Vanilla      6 1/2 x 1 1/2
                                          3 x 3
                   Whisper White  3 x 3

DSP - Spooky Night  (2) 2 1/4 x 6 1/4

Punch - Everyday Label

Stamp Set - Spooky Cat

Ink - Basic Black 
        Pumpkin Pie

Score 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 @ 1/2, 3, 3 1/2, 6
Score 2 x 5 3/4 @ Long side 2 1/2, 2 5/8, 4 7/8, 5 1/4 
                           Short side 3/8

If you want to score the Belly Band score @ 1 1/4, 1 3/4, 4 3/8, 4 7/8

Check out the video for full instructions for the project

I hope you enjoyed the is project and have a go at making it. See you soon.