Gift Wrap Kit (Christmas Gift Idea)

Hello, crafty friends. I have a last minute gift idea that is perfect for teachers and neighbors… I’ve seen a similar idea on the internet where you give a roll of tape and a roll of gift wrap, but I wanted to make a gift wrap kit for Aiden’s teacher as part of her Christmas gift. The items I put inside the kit were… 10 handmade Christmas tags 1 pair of retractable scissors 2...

Adding Handmade Touches to Holiday Photo Cards

Happy Holidays, crafty friends. Today’s blog post is all about adding handmade touches to Holiday photo cards… I decided to do photo cards this year, but wanted to add some handmade touches to the printed cards. First, I added THIS to all the berries in the design. It gave some raised dimension to the flat card. I also cut out hearts from blue card stock and used THIS stamp set to stamp “2018” to...

Christmas Tag Gift Card Holder

Hi there, crafty friends. I’m back today to share a Christmas tag that holds a gift card… I die-cut THIS tag twice and die-cut the center with THIS rectangle die (from the coordinating die set). I backed it with another solid tag and white heat embossed a sentiment from THIS stamp set. From that same stamp set, I stamped, colored, and cut out the images. I adhered them to a blue piece of card...

Sweet Holiday

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s card features THIS new die from Diecember… I die-cut it from red and white paper to create a holiday candy treat. I applied THIS on top and added a coat of THIS for some shine. I adhered it on top of a stick (created with a strip of card stock) and a background created with THIS background stamp. I stamped a sentiment from THIS stamp set and added a piece...

Gift Card Window

Hello there, crafty friends. I’m back today with a fun way to give a gift card for the holidays… I started by inking up THIS and THIS stencil to create some backgrounds. I die-cut THIS window from the cards and added a black frame around the window. I added THIS gift card pouch in the opening with the gift card inside. I die-cut THIS sweet puppy and paper pieced him together to resemble the...

Nutty and Bright Stamp Set

Hi there, crafty friends. You may remember from THIS blog post, I mentioned a promotion from Simon Says Stamp… If you use code DCMBR27 with any purchase until 12/9, you will receive the adorable Nutty & Bright Stamp Set for free. Today’s card features that stamp set… I stamped the chipmunk image using THIS ink and colored him with Copic markers. I stamped him again on THIS masking paper to create a mask to...

Diecember 2018 Release Blog Hop

Happy Diecember, crafty friends! I’m excited to be part of a blog hop celebrating the Diecember release from Simon Says Stamp, which you can find HERE. I’m a big fan of the picture book dies so I’m sharing 5 ways to use the Big Picture Book Dies for the Holidays… I love that you can tuck things in the critter’s paws. Here are 5 ideas of what to put in them… #1: Add a...

Simon Says Stamp Diecember 2018

Hello, friends. Happy Diecember! If you’re unfamiliar with Diecember, it’s a month long party celebrating die cutting. Simon has a new release HERE to celebrate and I used several new products on today’s card… I die-cut THIS adorable puppy and THIS adorable kitty and adhered them to a background made with THIS background die. Instead of die-cutting it, I dry embossed using THIS mat in my die-cutting machine. For the sentiment, I die-cut THIS...

Snow Girl Card

Hi there, crafty friends. I’ve been dying to use THIS stamp set from Concord & 9th. It’s one of my favorites from this year! I started by creating a top folding note card using THIS card stock. I stamped THIS background stamp on the front panel using THIS clear ink. I stamped it several times using my MISTI to make it darker. For the background, I started with a piece of THISĀ and applied some...