Happy December! December! Already! Where has the year gone?
Welcome to this month’s Global Stamping Friends Blog Hop featuring Festive Celebrations! These ladies never cease to amaze me with their creativity and the projects they come up with every month.
For my project, I’ve come up with a card and tag idea with a coordinating box. I made it less feminine because it will be for my husband’s friend. Coming up with manly ideas is very hard for me. Do you struggle with that?
I coordinated them all using the Colorful Seasons Designer Series Pack. The Christmas tree came from our timeless Lovely as a Tree stamp set. It’s been around forever!
The Happy Christmas banner stamp is from a newer stamp set called Labels to Love. You can find a list of everything I used down below.
These boxes are really easy to make. They are very convenient for gift packaging year round, making them any size you need.
To make this box I used:
Thick Whisper White cardstock – 8×8 scored at 2 inches on all 4 sides.
Designer Series Paper – 6×6 scored at 1 inch on all sides.
Fold all the score lines. You will have 4 square corners on both pieces. Cut one side to the line and adhere it together. I like to use tear & tape so my box won’t dare to fall apart even with heavier items inside.
I CASE’d this card from a card in our Annual Catalog on Page 141 for the CASEing the Catty Sunday Challenge #156. I love challenging myself to come up with something new while also making it easier by using something already done! Does that make sense! LOL.
I hope you got some inspiration from my card and gift packaging idea today. Thank you for hopping along. Click on the NEXT arrow to check out the talented creations by Marieke Bart. There is a Roll call of everyone hopping today below for your convenience.
Welcome to another month of the Global Stamping Friends Blog Hop! This month we’ve got a sketch challenge! Here’s the sketch:
Here’s what I made:
It’s my dad’s birthday today, so I had made this card for him using the sketch. I really like the stamp set, Guy Greetings because it sums up my dad perfectly. He was always working on a car or fixing things around the house. Yes, he really did teach me, righty-tighty, lefty-loosey! And I’ve since taught my kids! The argyle print in the Cupcakes & Carousels Designer Series Paper Stack is the perfect addition to a masculine card, in my opinion. Love you DAD!
What can you create using this sketch? Leave a comment, along with a link to your blog and I’ll come check it out!
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Hope to see you soon!!
Hit the Next button and check out what Angélique Stempelkeuken created with the sketch! Or go back to Cary Buckham by clicking on the Previous Button. Thanks for joining us!
Here’s a list of everyone participating in today’s blog hop in case you get lost.
On Saturday we had a Stamp Camp and it was so much fun! I love when all of our friends can get together and create. We had a couple first timers this time and it’s exciting to see their reactions to what they can make. We made a cute little pizza box that holds 4 notecards and envelopes.
So I promised on Periscope to share the dimensions of the box. It’s a 3 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ box. Perfect to fit 3×3 notecards inside to give away or keep for yourself.
The crumb cake piece starts as a 5 1/2 x 10″ piece.
I’ve scored it longwise at 1″ and 4 1/2″.
Then I flipped it and scored it at 1″, 4 1/2″, 5 1/2″ and 9″.
Then cut the lines as in the diagram.
I punched a half circle out for a finger spot to open the box easier.
I used tear and tape to hold the box together. I put the tape on so the tabs would be on the inside of the box and not showing. Also, you want to make sure your lid has the half circle cut out.
Here’s everything from Stamp Camp. Feel free to CASE!
We will be on Periscope later today so keep an eye out for us and don’t forget to like us and follow us everywhere for a chance to win these birthday tags!
Bringing birthdays back? Yes, we are! Well what exactly does that mean you ask? #imbringingbirthdaysback is a new movement that originated with Shannon West a Stampin Up! Training Manager. It’s simply a movement to bring back hand written notes and cards being sent and received via mail! No, not email, Facebook, or text message; good, old fashioned mail. You know that box you go to and usually just take out envelopes that contain bills, advertisements for credit cards and other miscellaneous junk mail – it’s called a mail box! In the “olden days” that mailbox used to be filled with handwritten notes, birthday cards, invitations, Christmas cards and beautiful cards that could bring a little brightness to your day. Well Jenn and I thought this was such a great idea that we wanted to be part of the movement!
We are so excited that Jenn has been making birthday cards every day! We would love to send YOU a card! Email us your name, address and birthday and we WILL send you a birthday card on your special day! You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here is a great “guy card” that Jenn made yesterday! You know ladies, boys have birthdays too!
We look forward to hearing from you!
Jenn & Lisa
Made with SU Guy Greetings
If you want to make this card here is a list of the Stampin Up! items you will need!