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Friday, December 1, 2017

Merry Little Christmas Flat Fold Box


It is so nice to have boxes ready to fill during the holidays but they can take up a lot of space. This project is for a flat fold box that you can have completely ready to go and store easily. It is also another example of using black and white for the holidays.


Supplies: All supplies are from Stampin Up

Cardstock: 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 Whisper White plus a scrap of Whisper White for stamping

DSP: Merry Little Christmas (2) 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 and (4) 1 1/4 x 2 1/4

Stamp Set: Tags and Trimmings 

Score on the long side at 1 1/2, 4, 5 1/2, 8
Score on the short side at 1/2, 2, 4 1/2, 6

Here is the video with all of the instructions. 




Monday, November 27, 2017

Hometown Greeting Bag

Black and white packaging for Christmas! Not the traditional colors but it would be stunning under a white tree. This project is very simple to make and using double backed adhesive sheets for the die cut makes it even easier.





Supplies: All supplies are from Stampin Up except for the black ribbon.

DSP: Merry Little Christmas 6 x 10 1/2

Cardstock: Basic Black 2 x 3
                  Whisper White 2 x 2

Double backed adhesive sheet 2 x 3

Stamp Set: Hearts Come Home

Framelits/Edgelits: Hometown Greetings and Seasonal Tags

Ink: Black Memento

Score the long side of the DSP at 2, 5, 7, 10
Score the short side of the DSP at 1 1/2



Here is the video for the complete instructions





Friday, November 24, 2017

Seasonal Chums Candy Cane Holder

Here is a perfect project to make as a classroom gift, table favor or a Christmas Party. Plus it would be a great project to do with your children or grandchildren.




Supplies: All supplies are from Stampin Up

Cardstock:  Whisper White 2 1/5 x 5 and 2/12 x3

DSP: Be Merry 2 1/4 x 2 1/4

Seasonal Chums Stamp Set
Seasonal Tags Framelits

Colored Pencils

Score the 2 1/2 x 5 in Whisper white on the long side at 2 1/2. 

Here is the video.





How cute they look decorating a tree!

                                                


Monday, November 20, 2017

Seasonal Chums Gift Box

Rudolf is hiding gifts in this small gift box for the holidays. This would be a great girlfriend gift as it will hold 2 different types of lip balm and chocolate. 




Supplies: All supplies except for the jingle bells are from Stampin Up

Cardstock: Cherry Cobbler: 6 x 10 3/4 and 3 x 3
                   Whisper White: 1 x 4 and 3 x 3

DSP: Be Merry: 3 1/4 x 3 1/4, 5 x 3 1/2, 5 x 2 1/4 and 4 pieces 3/4 x 1

Stamp Set: Seasonal Chums

Framelits: Stitched Shapes

Blendable Markers

Small Jingle Bell

Score the 6 x 10 3/4 cardstock on the 
     long side at 1 1/4, 4 3/4, 6/ 9 1/2
     short side at 1 1/4, 4 3/4

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

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

For details on assembling the project view the video.




                                             

Friday, November 17, 2017

Trim Your Stockings Candy Cane Holder

A cute stocking filled with a candy cane would make a great treat for classmates or as a table favor. You could even drop it in the stocking that was hung with care. The project is simple and quick.




Supplies: All supplies are from Stampin Up

Cardstock:   8 1/5 x 5 1/2 Garden Green
                   2 x 2 Whisper White (I used paper backed with an adhesive sheet)

DSP: 4 x 4 Quilted Christmas

Ribbon: Quilted Christmas

Framelits: Trim Your Stocking

Stamp Set: Tags and Trimmings


On the long side score the cardstock at 4 1/4. Fold and burnish. Using the Big Shot lay the stocking die over the folded edge and cut. See the video for full details. 




HAPPY HOLIDAYS


Monday, November 13, 2017

Quilted Christmas Tea Bag Card

Sending a Christmas card that contains a little treat is a great way to let someone far away know they are in your thoughts during the holiday season. For my friends that love a cuppa I created this card. I hope you give it a try.



Supplies: All supplies are from Stampin Up.

Cardstock:   4 1/4 x 5/12 Real Red
                    4 x 5 1/4 Whisper White
                    4 x 5 Whisper White for stamping and die cutting

DSP: 6 x 6 Quilted Christmas

Envelope Punch Board

Framelits: Stitched Shapes
                 Many Mittens

Stamp Sets: Smitten Mittens
                    Hang Your Stockings

Ink: VersaMark
        Real Red

Embossing Powder: Gold
                                 Clear

Attach the 4 x 5 1/4 piece of Whisper White to one side of the Real Red cardstock.
Using the envelope punch board punch and score at the 3" mark on all four sides of the DSP.
Fold and burnish all of the score lines.

See the video for detailed directions.




HAPPY HOLIDAYS
        

Friday, November 10, 2017

Christmas Ornaments with Die Cuts

Making Christmas ornaments with kids is a fun way to create wonderful memories. This project is easy and quick. All you need are some clear ornaments and foil adhesive. I got mine at Michael's but Im sure you can find what you need at any craft store. You will also need some die cuts. I used the Starlight Thinlits from Stampin Up. Add a little ribbon at the top and decorate the tree.


View the video to see how I put these together.




Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Hug in a Mug Hot Chocolate Bag

Another quick and simple Christmas project. Hot chocolate and winter just go together. So why not make some pretty packages to hold hot chocolate and marshmallows to handout at the holidays. You could even slip them in a stocking. 



Supplies: All supplies are from Stampin Up

DSP: 6 x 12 Christmas Around the World

Cardstock: 4 x 4 Whisper White
                  4 x 4 Real Red

Dies: Stitched Shapes Framelits
         Layered Circles Framelits

Stamp Set: Hug In A Mug

Score on the short side at 1 1/4 in. Turn 180 degrees and score at 1 1/4
Score on the long side at 5 and 7

Fold and burnish all score lines. See the video for directions to make the bag.








Happy Holidays




Monday, November 6, 2017

Merry Little Labels Wine Tag

This project starts my week of quick, simple and festive Christmas projects. The wine tag works perfectly with a bottle of wine or sparkling cider to dress it up for gift giving during the holiday season. 







Supplies: All supplies are from Stampin Up

Cardstock:   3 x 9 Garden Green
                  3 x 3 Garden Green
                  3 x 3 Whisper White
                  1/2 x 5 3/4 Cherry Cobbler

DSP:           2 3/4 x 2 3/4 Be Merry
                  2 3/4 x 5 3/4 Be Merry

Punches:     2 1/4 inch Circle Punch
                  1 1/4 inch Circle Punch
                  Corner Rounder

Dies:          Layering Circles

Stamps:     Merry Little Labels

Ink:           Garden Green

Ribbon:      7" Quilted Christmas

Here is the video for detailed directions




Happy Holidays



Monday, October 23, 2017

Smitten Mitten Mini Tic Tac Holder

A cute mitten box to hold mini Tic Tags. I think a basket full of these by the front door for guests to grab as they leave your holiday get together would be very festive. This is a good assembly line project that doesn't take a lot of supplies.

Supplies: All supplies are from Stampin Up

Cardstock: Night of Navy 4 3/4 x 2 1/2 and 3 x 5 1/2
                Whisper White 3 x 5 1/2

Many Mittens Framelits

Merry Patterns Stamp Set

The video has all of the directions for creating the project.







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?