Christmas, Gift Ideas, Holiday Catalogue, Stampin' Up!

Handbag Gift Bag

Dear Crafters,

On Monday I shared a fancy fold card using the delightful, Candy Cane Lane DSP and Cookie Cutter Christmas Bundle.

Today, I have a Handbag made purely from paper to place that lovely card into, in the same Designer Series Paper!

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and here you can see the card inside!

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How did I create this bag?  Start by making the base using a piece of cardstock 8″ x 5″. Score on each edge at 1″. At each corner on the long edges, cut up to the first score line. Using a bone folder, burnish the score lines, then stick the base together to create a box.

Next, I simply started with a 12″ x 12″ piece of DSP, cut in half so you have two 6″ x 12″ and join them together so you have one long piece. Cut this down to 18 1/2″. Add Tear and Tape along the long edge and down one side. Fold it around the base and join together to create the central part of the bag.

The handles are 1″ strip cut from the longer side of an A4 sheet. Score down the centre lengthwise leaving 1.5″ from both ends. Place a piece of tear & tape along one inside edge only to the score lines and fold together. I also used another strip of cardstock of 1″ to place around the top of the bag to make it more sturdy, but that is optional. To finish, I glued some pom pom trim around the top.

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What do you think of this project?

Products Used:

Cardstock: Real Red, Candy Cane Lane DSP
Other: Trimmer, Simply Scored, Tear & Tape, Paper Snips, Real Red Pom Pom Trim

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A little Christmas Spirit

Dear Crafters,

With the super sale on the Designer Series Papers, buy 3 get 1 free (further details at the end of my post), I share another card using some of the Presents & Pinecones DSP and the Christmas Pines Bundle.  I love how there are so many different double sided designs in 1 pack of paper and you can create such different projects, even though they are using the same products and template.

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This time I embossed the pine cone with copper embossing powder. I would have preferred to coordinate it with the glitter strip, but the gold pine cone just didn’t look right!!!

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What do you think of this card?

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Between 1-31 October, you and your customers can buy three packages of Designer Series Paper and get one free! That’s great news since everyone can use more Designer Series Paper. This sale includes Designer Series Paper from both the annual catalogue and the recently released holiday catalogue (not including Specialty Designer Series Paper or Designer Series Paper Stacks). Promotion period: 1-31 October 2016

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All Catalogues and the Clearance Rack are available online here! They are full of amazing new products and wonderful full colour picture inspiration. It is a must have for anyone interested in Ink, Paper and Stamps!

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Happy Stamping!

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Christmas Bells

Dear Crafters,

With the super sale on the Designer Series Papers, buy 3 get 1 free (further details at the end of my post), I share a card using some of the Presents & Pinecones DSP. I have also coordinated it with the Christmas Pines Bundle. I just love these products!

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I love how the leaves coordinate with this paper and I love the gold glitter to add some extra sparkle to the project.

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What do you think of today’s card?

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Between 1-31 October, you and your customers can buy three packages of Designer Series Paper and get one free! That’s great news since everyone can use more Designer Series Paper. This sale includes Designer Series Paper from both the annual catalogue and the recently released holiday catalogue (not including Specialty Designer Series Paper or Designer Series Paper Stacks). Promotion period: 1-31 October 2016

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All Catalogues and the Clearance Rack are available online here! They are full of amazing new products and wonderful full colour picture inspiration. It is a must have for anyone interested in Ink, Paper and Stamps!

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Don’t forget to Follow My Blog to receive blog updates and join my Newsletter Subscription for all the latest news and specials!

Enjoy the many perks of being a Demonstrator (even just for yourself as a Hobby Demonstrator) by joining my friendly team, click HERE for details.

Happy Stamping!

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Christmas, Designer Series Paper, Gift Ideas, Stampin' Up!, Techniques & Tutorials

Christmas Card with a Gift Box

Dear Crafters,

I have a different type of card today that can also be used as a gift. It has a card on the top and a little pull out box underneath to place a gift!

I have used the Candy Cane Lane DSP and the Cookie Cutter Bundle. I just love these products!

Here is the front of the project:

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Here is how it looks when opening the card:

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Oh and here is another one I made with the gorgeous Rudolf on the front!

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Card and drawer open:

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Aha, and there is my gift!  A designer series paper necklace!!!

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I just love how all of these products coordinate!!!

Here’s how to make it:

Start with an A4 piece of card and cut it down to 3″ x 11 6/8″ then score it at 3″, 4″, 7″, 8″, 11″

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Burnish the folds and add Tear & Tape as shown below

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Fold up the right hand side (see below), remove the cover off the tape and then fold down the left side to secure firmly.

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Next cut a piece of card to 4 7/8″ x 4 7/8″. Score each edge at 1″. Using scissors, cut in and notch as shown below. Also use a 1″ circle punch to create the semi circle before you put the box together with tape. This will then slide beneath the card!

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What do you think of today’s project?

By the way, this Candy Cane Lane DSP is part of a special sale, see below!

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Between 1-31 October, you and your customers can buy three packages of Designer Series Paper and get one free! That’s great news since everyone can use more Designer Series Paper. This sale includes Designer Series Paper from both the annual catalogue and the recently released holiday catalogue (not including Specialty Designer Series Paper or Designer Series Paper Stacks). Promotion period: 1-31 October 2016

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All Catalogues and the Clearance Rack are available online here! They are full of amazing new products and wonderful full colour picture inspiration. It is a must have for anyone interested in Ink, Paper and Stamps!

Shop Now

Don’t forget to Follow My Blog to receive blog updates and join my Newsletter Subscription for all the latest news and specials!

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Happy Stamping!

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AWH Holiday Catalogue Blog Hop!

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Today some of the Art with Heart Stampin’ Up! team girls are sharing some fun and fabulous ideas to inspire you from our brand new Holiday Catalogue available now until 3rd January 2017. Be sure to request your copy of the catalogue today!

You have come to my blog from the lovely, Rebecca Jacovou.  Blogs are full circles, so you can start hopping here and then at the end of each post is a link to the next. There is also a list of participants at the end in case of any broken links.

Now let’s get started!

For my projects today I am using the Cookie Cutter Bundle (Cookie Cutter Christmas stamp set & Cookie Cutter Builder Punch). By purchasing these items together you save an extra 10%.

Who doesn’t think of Rudolf when you think of Christmas? Well, Santa has to get here somehow and guess who is the leader of the gang?!!!! So today I begin with a card with Rudolf being the focus!

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Having a stamp and coordinating punch, makes cards so easy to create. By stamping the background with multiple of the same image, you don’t necessarily need designer paper to get started. Stamp the image again onto the same colour card and punch it out and centre it to the card on dimensionals.

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I added some of the new copper metallic thread behind for a little bling and a shiny red nose with some Dazzling Details and a bright red sentiment in the bottom corner.

Next is a similar card, but stepped up with an embossed background with copper embossing powder.

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The Real Red card was die cut with the Layering Squares framelits and I used the copper metallic thread wrapped around it multiple times for an effective pattern.

Also in this bundle, is a teddy bear (cute hey?!) and the sentiment Have yourself a beary merry Christmas!

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This time I have used some Designer Series Paper, Pinecones and Presents and I selected the piece with the little bows to coordinate with the bow on my teddy bear.

The Emerald Envy Ruched Ribbon is tied in a knot with some gold sequin trim.

And now for some cute little Santa earrings, made with this bundle and using some Shrink Plastic! How cool that you can use your stampin’ stuff to create these gorgeous accessories!!!

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and some cute little Eskimo’s too!

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Thanks for visiting today.

Don’t forget to email me at cardsbykate@live.com.au to request your copy of the Annual or Holiday Catalogues or to ask about joining the Art With Heart team.

Let’s keep this blog hop hopping. Next up we have the very talented, Ros Davidson.

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If you find a broken link or have come to this blog hop from a different entry point, you can view the participants below:

1. Kate Morgan (that’s me)
2. Ros Davidson
3. Tina Gillespie
4. Kathryn Mangelsdorf
5. Rachel Palmieri
6. Rachel Woollard
7. Claire Daly
8. Judy May
9. Monika O’Neill
10. Rebecca Jacovou

Happy Stamping,

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Christmas, Holiday Catalogue, Stampin' Up!

Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalogue is live!

Dear Crafters,

YAY! The Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalogue is live!

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Click on the cover above to download your very own copy straight away!

My favourite items are:

  • Cookie Cutter Bundle (pg 6)
  • Christmas Pines stamp set & Pretty Pines Thinlits Bundle (pg 18-19)

What are going to be the first products on your list?

 

All Catalogues and the Clearance Rack are available online here! They are full of amazing new products and wonderful full colour picture inspiration. It is a must have for anyone interested in Ink, Paper and Stamps!

Shop Now

Don’t forget to Follow My Blog to receive blog updates and join my Newsletter Subscription for all the latest news and specials!

Enjoy the many perks of being a Demonstrator (even just for yourself as a Hobby Demonstrator) by joining my friendly team, click HERE for details.

Happy Stamping!

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