Washi Christmas Tree – 12 Weeks of Christmas Project 10

First of all, this adorable Washi Christmas Tree was created with the Merry Christmas to All stamp set and the Suite Season Specialty Washi Tape.  It probably catches your eye because it’s such a simple yet creative card.  Just another example that our Washi Tape is so decorative  that you can use it to stand on it’s own. 

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Supplies for the Washi Christmas Tree:

Stamps: Merry Christmas to All (147702), Touches of Texture (141934-wood or 143251-clear)
Ink: Cherry Cobbler (147083), Whisper White Craft Stampin’ Pad (147277), Whisper White Refill (101780)
Cardstock and Paper: Crumb Cake (120953), Shimmery White (101910), Silver Glimmer Paper (146960), Wood Textures 6” x 6” Designer Series Paper
Miscellaneous: Suite Season Specialty Washi Tape (148079), Garden Green Baker’s Twine (147814), Santa’s Workshop Enamel Shapes (147811), Pinewood Planks Textured Impressions Embossing Folder (143708), Bethlehem Edgelits (144676), Banner Triple Punch (138292), Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430), SNAIL Adhesive (104332), Mini Glue Dots (103683), household stapler

1. Crumb Cake: 4-1/4” x 11”, scored at 5-1/2” and folded in half
2. Shimmery White: 1” x 3-1/2”
3. Washi Tape: five strips in increasing lengths 1-1/2”, 2”, 2-1/2”, 3” and 3-1/2”
4. Wood Textures tree trunk: 4-1/2” x ½”
5. Silver Glimmer Paper: 2” x 1-1/2”
6. Baker’s Twine: about 9”

1. Stamp card base front with Whisper White ink and splatter image from Touches of Texture to simulate snowfall. Set aside to dry.
2. Run Wood Textures piece through Pinewood Planks embossing folder. Adhere to center of card with SNAIL Adhesive.
3. Affix both sentiments to an acrylic block and ink with Cherry Cobbler onto Shimmery White cardstock about 3/8” from right edge. Also, use Banner Triple Punch to create a banner end on left side. Staple right edge.
4. Align the five strips of Washi Tape horizontally across tree trunk.
5. Die cut star from Silver Glimmer Paper and Bethlehem Edgelits then adhere to top of tree trunk with Mini Glue Dots.
6. Tie twine into bow and adhere to base of star with Mini Glue Dots.
7. Affix sentiment to card base with Stampin’ Dimensionals.
8. Finally, sprinkle tree and sentiment with Santa’s Workshop Enamel Shapes as desired.

Takeout Chocolate Christmas Box

This takeout chocolate Christmas box is filled with special Hershey treats.  You can make it your own and probably fill it with anything on your list.  You can create this for almost anyone on your list.  Bring goodies with you this holiday season and make someone smile.  You can also make personal items and present them in this lovely treat box.  Spread some Christmas cheer.

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Stamp Sets – Takeout Treats (147858)
Cardstock – Thick Whisper White (140272); Copper Foil Sheets (142020
Stamp Pads – Shaded Spruce (147088)
Misc. – Joyful Noel Designer Series Paper (147816); Takeout Thinlits (147927); Subtle Embossing Folder (143706); 1/8” Circle Punch (134365): Linen Thread (104199); Copper Trim (144179); Metallic Ribbon Combo (146329); Tear & Tape Adhesive (138995)

1. Using the Joyful Noel DSP, cut TWO pieces of the take out box. Fold on all score lines and adhere the bottom and the sides with Tear & Tape Adhesive
2. Cut 10-12” of the Shaded Spruce ribbon from the Metallic Ribbon Combo pack. Slip it underneath the top tab (bringing it through the slit) and tie a bow.
3.Next, cut 10-12” of Copper Trim, slip underneath the top tab and tie another bow.
4. Stamp sentiment in Shaded Spruce ink onto Whisper White Thick cardstock and cut it out with the tag die from the Takeout Thinlits.
5. Also, cut one tag from a Copper Foil sheet with the same thinlit die and emboss it with the Subtle embossing folder. (If making multiple treat boxes you can emboss several tags at once).
6. Holding the Copper Foil Tag and the Thick Whisper White tag together, use the 1/8” Circle punch to punch a circle at the top.
7. Finally, cut TWO 10-12” pieces of Linen Thread, slip it underneath the Copper Trim bow and slip the other end through both tags and tie with a bow.

This box holds TEN (10) Hershey’s Chocolate Kisses!

Nothing Sweeter Box – 12 Weeks of Christmas Project 8

Nothing Sweeter Holiday Box

What a perfect way to give another gift while you visit family.  Also, you will have so much fun creating this festive box.  Decorate and enjoy the contents with family and friends while you visit and enjoy the holidays.  Another great option is to send goodies to school.  So be sure to make lots of these boxes.

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Stamp Sets – Nothing Sweeter (147773)
Card Stock – Whisper White (100730) and Real Red (102482);
Stamp Pads – Real Red (147084) and Versa Mark (102283)
Misc. – Sweetly Stitched Framelits Dies (147918) and bundle the stamps and dies for a discount (149955); Bakers Boxes (147899); Fabulous Foil Designer Acetate (141653); Layering Circle Framelits Dies (141705); Gold Foil Paper (132622); Red Rhinestone Basic Jewels (146924); Textured Weave Ribbon- Poppy Parade (147813); Gold Embossing Powder (109129); Heat Tool (129053); Mini Glue Dots (103683); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430)

• Whisper White Cardstock- 4” x 4”
• Real Red Cardstock- approx. 3 ¼” x 3 ¼”
• Gold Foil Paper- approx. 2” x 2”
• Fabulous Foil Designer Acetate- 4” x 4”

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1. Add the Fabulous Foil Designer Acetate to the backside of the clear window inside the box using glue dots. Then assemble your Bakers Box.
2. Stamp 3 snowflakes in Versa Mark on Whisper White Cardstock and sprinkle with Gold Embossing Powder. Heat set with your heat tool. Die cut the snowflakes with the Sweetly Stitched Framelits and a 2 5/8” circle from the Layering Circle Dies at the same time with the same piece of Whisper White Cardstock.
3. Die cut a tree and the stitched lines at the same time using the Gold Foil Paper. Also, die cut a layering scalloped circle using Real Red cardstock.
4. Stamp the sentiment at the top of the white circle and attach to the red scallop using glue dots. aalso nd 
5. Tie the ribbon around the center of the box and make a bog bow on top, a little to the side.
6. Add the circle layers to the box with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Then, add the tree with a Stampin’ Dimensional and one snowflake with a glue dot.
7. Finally, add two more snowflakes to the top left corner and a red rhinestone to each snowflake. Another 

3D Gift Bag

Bring on the Presents 3D Gift Bag

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This is a great 3D Gift Bag to use for anyone on your holiday gift list.  The 3D bow adds dimension to the project and gives you the wow factor for your family and friends.  You can create a bunch of them and keep them on hand all season long. Take a look at the bow up close and see how beautiful it is.  You can get the stamp set and All The Presents Thinlits in a bundle and save 10%.

Here are the ingredients for the 3D Gift Bag

Stamp Sets – Bring on the Presents (147767, or bundle with All the Presents Thinlits Dies- 149926)
Card Stock – Whisper White (100730)
Stamp Pads – Staz-On Black (101406); Real Red (147084)
Misc. – Striped Treat Bags (144255); Gold Foil Paper (132622); Gold Glimmer Paper (146958); Window Sheets (142314); Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blends- Dark (144575); All the Presents Thinlits Dies (147917); Suite Season Specialty Washi Tape (148079); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430); Liquid Glue (110755); Mini Glue Dots (103683); Paper Snips (103579)

Whisper White Cardstock- 3” x 2”
Gold Foil Paper- Scrap piece approx. ½” x 2 ½”
Gold Glimmer Paper- approx. 4” x 2 ½”
Window Sheet- approx. 4” x 2 ½”

  • Stamp your two bow pieces on the window sheet using Staz-On black ink. Keep your hand steady because it’s slippery- or use your Stamparatus to get a good stamped image.
  • Flip them over and color with your Cherry Cobbler Stampin’ Blend and set aside to let it dry. The coloring will look streaky but once you add the glimmer paper under it, it won’t show.
  • Use the Suite Season Specialty Washi Tape in the polka dot print over each of the gold stripes on your bag. Just cut the ends with your paper snips and rub your finger over the tape to the ends of the bag to make sure it sticks well.
  • Stamp your To: From: sentiment in the middle of your Whisper White tag.
  • Die cut the border using the die from All the Presents die set in Gold Foil Paper. Adhere that border to the bottom of the tag using liquid glue. Snip ends with paper snips to be even with the tag.
  • Die cut both bows on the window sheet and one of each of the bows from the Gold Glimmer Paper. Then, attach the small window sheet bow (stamped side up) to the small glimmer paper blow using glue dots. The glue dots will be invisible. Do the same for the bigger bow. Attach the small bow to the bigger bow with a Stampin’ Dimensional.
  • Attach the bow combo to the top of the tag with Stampin’ Dimensionals and attach the tag to your 3D Gift Bag.

Remember, you do not have to invent the wheel to be creative, just copy this project! Did you make it with your own hands? Then you have created!  Order any of these supplies by clicking on any image in this email or by linking to my ONLINE STORE.

Snowflake & Stars Wire Elements – 12 Weeks of Christmas – Project 5

I hope you enjoy this weeks 12 Weeks of Christmas project.  It’s called Snowflake & Stars Wire Elements.   This is a small, tabletop artificial tree that just needs a pop of red, a few ornaments, and a topper to make it a great décor item for your home or office. At the end of the season, just store as-is for next year.  Who knew Stampin’ Up! products could enhance your holiday like this?

You can also give it as a gift or sent to school as a decoration for a teacher.  This was a favorite project of mine.  Decorating is always fun.  

Snowflake & Stars Wire Elements
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Miscellaneous: Snowflakes & Stars Wire Elements (147819), Real Red 3/8” Mixed Satin Ribbon (147894), 5/8” Striped Burlap Ribbon (147889), Paper Snips (103579), tabletop Christmas tree (the one pictured is 2’, pre-lit, flocked, white cones, burlap base, and was purchased on Amazon)

Ribbons: Real Red – each ornament will require about 11” for each ; burlap ribbon 14-16” for bottom and about 12-14” for top

1. Thread Real Red ribbon into each snowflake and star wire element, knot at end then snip ends. Hang ornaments on tree.
2. Tie burlap ribbon to make bows on top of tree and on base.


Great Joy – 12 Weeks of Christmas – Project 4

Our 12 Weeks of Christmas project for week four is another holiday card.  The gray and red combination is so elegant.  I think the weave ribbon is the perfect touch this particular card.  This is a beautifully put together card.  You will receive many compliments when you send out your peace card this holiday season.   Can you believe that we are a third of the way through the program?  I still have some great projects coming your way.  Check back next week.

Great Joy Card
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• Stamp Sets – Great Joy (147846)
Cardstock – Cherry Cobbler (119685); Whisper White (100730)
Stamp Pads – Tuxedo Black Memento Ink (132708)
Misc. – Festive Farmhouse Designer Paper (147820); Wood Textures DSP (144177); Gray Granite Textured Weave Ribbon (147656); Whisper White Solid Baker’s Twine (124262); Galvanized Buttons (147891); Cherry Cobbler Light Stampin’ Blends Marker (144576); Stampin’ Dimensionals (104430); SNAIL Adhesive (104332); Tear & Tape Adhesive (138995); Glue Dots (103683);

• Cherry Cobble: 5 ½” X 11” and 1 5/8” X 3 5/8”
• Whisper White: 4” X 5 ¼” (cut 2-one for inside of card)
• Festive Farmhouse DSP: 3 ¾” X 5”
• Wood Textures DSP: 1 ½” X 3 ½”

1. Adhere Festive Farmhouse DSP to Whisper White cardstock and attach ribbon with Tear & Tape, then attach to card base.
2. Stamp sentiment onto Wood Textures DSP with Memento ink and color with the Cherry Cobbler Light Stampin’ Blends Marker.
3. Attach sentiment to Cherry Cobbler mat with snail adhesive and then to card base with dimensionals.
4. Tie Whisper White Baker’s Twine into a knot through a Galvanized Button and attach to sentiment with a glue dot.