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. 


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

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.


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