End of School Year Teacher Gift Idea-Movie Themed Gift Baskets

Hi, crafty friends. Today’s post is a little different. I’m not only sharing cards I made but the gifts I’m giving with these cards. I created all these for my son’s teachers for an end of school year/teacher appreciation gift… To create this card, I cut THIS die from several colors of cardstock. I used all the teacher’s favorite colors. I embossed the panels with THIS embossing folder and then adhered THIS pocket on...

Winter Mitten Gift Card Holder

Hey there, crafty friends. I’m not a fan of winter but I am a fan of THIS mitten die. I used it to create a gift card holder… To create this card, I die cut THIS mitten die from shades of peach cardstock. I cut the top of the mitten using white cardstock and added snowflakes cut from THIS die. I stamped a sentiment from THIS stamp set on the top part of the...

Never Too Cold for Ice Cream Cards

Howdy, crafty friends. Recently, I took THIS class from Online Card Classes and made a bunch of backgrounds. I put two of those backgrounds to use today. For the first card… I applied white ink to the smooth side of THIS embossing folder and embossed it on a piece of A2 navy cardstock. I spritzed it with THIS for some sparkle and shine and added a mat around it using THIS specialty paper. I...

Easter Treat Bags + Video

Hello, crafty friends. Today’s project Features THIS new release from Simon Says Stamp. ‘ VIDEO You can watch the video on how these treat bags came together HERE or click on the video below. To create the bag, I started with THIS gift bag die. I cut the bag portion and the handle die twice from pink cardstock. I laid one of the bag portions on THIS Grip Mat and used some low tac...

Money Holder Santa Tag

Hey, crafty friends. I have last minute Christmas tag to share today that features how to put a handmade touch on a gift of money… To create this tag, I cut the pieces from THIS die set from colored cardstock and specialty cardstock. I wanted to replicate the look of santa’s belt. I white heat embossed sentiments from THIS and THIS stamp set. After die cutting the hole for the lip balm pouch, I...

Christmas Gift Card Holder

Hello again, crafty friends. I have a Christmas card to share today that holds a gift card… To create this card, I embossed a white A2 panel of cardstock with THIS embossing folder. I die-cut THIS die from the center and cut a white panel of card stock to 3.25 x 5 inches. I adhered the white panel to the back of the embossed panel at the bottom crease line only using THIS strong...

Cookie Themed Christmas Gift Idea

Hi there, crafty friends. If you have followed me for awhile then you know how much I adore teachers. I thought it would be fun to share what I’m giving to them for Christmas this year… I decided to go with a cookie themed gift this year. I wanted to add a handmade touch to them so I created tags from THIS die. I cut the baking sheet from THIS specialty cardstock and the...

Making Spirits Bright Card Kit

Hello, crafty friends. I have two cards to share featuring THIS new card kit… I decided to use the frames in the kit. For the fist card, I used it to frame a picture of my son… I love to include a photo in my Holiday cards and his school photo fit perfectly inside some of the frames. I cut the patterned paper and red cardstock with THESE stitched rectangle dies to mat behind...

Happy Mail Kit Gift Idea

Hello there, crafty friends. I just got back from a craft retreat weekend with friends and I wanted to share the gift I gave during our gift exchange. It’s a fun gift idea for a fellow card maker. It’s a Happy Mail Kit filled with items that you need to mail out cards… I started with one of THESE Mesh Zipper Bags. I had my friend, Kelly, cut vinyl lettering on her silhouette (the...

Tim Holtz STAMPtember 2023 Collaboration

Hi, crafty friends. I’m so excited about today’s collaboration stamp set…. I wanted to create something other than a card so when I found some wooden tags in my stash, I knew they would make great gift tags or ornaments. I stamped each tag with an image and sentiment from THIS stamp set using black pigment ink. I added clear heat embossing on top and heat set it. I did this because I wanted...