Archive for December, 2014:
This beautiful purse has a set of six cards with envelopes inside. There are two card designs, and they are both made with the Beautiful Bunch stamp set, Moonlight Designer Series Paper Stack, and Fun Frames Textured Impressions Embossing Folders to coordinate with the purse. The purse is made with Coaster Board, and there are two pockets inside to hold three of each card design and envelopes. This would make a wonderful gift and a great card class.
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Happy New Year!
Nothing makes a better present than a set of hand-made greeting cards. Make this elegant card set showcasing four different lay-outs, using the same stamp sets and same colors. Learn how to make your own striped paper using a stencil. The cards come in an envelope style box with its own decorative band. Great for a stamp camp, or as a class project.
This project uses an embroidery hoop to make a fun and easy work of art for your home. The coordinating card has a matching envelope with a unique twist on your “average” envelope. This trendy piece of art will put a smile on anybody’s face. It is so easy to make you will want to make two so you can keep one for yourself!
What if you had a tree base that you could decorate all year round? This project features a unique and beautiful handmade sculpted tree. In this tutorial you will learn how to create an armature using upcycled cardboard. You will also learn how to color your Simply Pressed Clay to create realistic color for your tree. The set also includes instructions for four different types of mini ornaments you can decorate your tree with. You might even choose to make customized ornaments for holidays throughout the year and change the look of your tree with the changing seasons. Of course there are also instructions for a coordinating gift card so that you can gift these trees to friends and family for the holiday season. You might even choose to spend an afternoon or evening making ornaments with them!
Who doesn’t love a fashionable tote? Just in time for the new year, this project features an elegant tote and three sophisticated cards, all featuring gold accents & embellishments. Think Watercolor Wonder Washi Tape, Gold Foil sheets, Gold Glimmer papers, Gold Brushed cardstock, Gold Fancy Foil Designer Vellum, gold heat embossing, Gold Glitter, and Baked Brown Sugar Classic Stampin’ Pad for a faux gold look. This tutorial will show you step-by-step how to coordinate all these wonderful products together for an amazing, perfectly finished look. This project is easy to assemble but looks like you spent hours on it. It’s a perfect New Year’s gift for that stylish and chic friend on your list!
This festive set of note cards makes a wonderful gift for teachers, college students, and anyone else who might enjoy sending a personalized note. The handsome display case holds six single-sided note cards plus six folded note cards, for a total of twelve cards in three different designs. Wrapped in cellophane and finished with a tag, the completed project is ready for gift giving. This monogrammed gift pack is great for a stamp camp, a class, or making a gift for a friend.
You will be ready to celebrate the New Year in style with this classic Gold and Silver New Year Party Ensemble! This fun and festive set features a banner, party hat, party blowers and a card/invitation! The banner will look fabulous hanging in your home anywhere you want to add some sparkle! You can create the decorative bottom edges of the banner pieces using the Labels Collection Framelits. The party hat can either be worn or used as a focal point in a centerpiece. And don’t forget party blowers! You can make them yourself to coordinate beautifully with your party décor. They are simple to put together and make any event a celebration! For the finishing touch, the matching card is perfect for invitations for your friends and family to come and ring in the New Year!
Unless you live near the equator – or Florida – you’re going to have snow in the winter. It’s inevitable, so you might as well enjoy it and have a party! Here are some fun – and “out of the box” – ways to use the Gift Box Punch Board and All Is Calm suite from the 2014 Stampin’ Up! Holiday catalog to make party favor boxes and a basket of snow party refreshments. Add a fun invitation and a sparkly snow banner using the Build a Banner Simply Created Kit, and you’ll have the best party ever. If you live in an area that doesn’t get much snow, or your party is in the spring or summer, it’s easy to switch it to a “no snow” or beach party just by changing the designer series paper and colors.
Fill this festive Window Treat Box with your favorite goodies for the perfect gift! These boxes are easy to make, but sure to impress – and the window in the front adds just the right touch! The coordinating money holder makes this ensemble the perfect gift for anyone on your list!
Get ready for the New Year by organizing your desk in fashion!! This compact and practical Calendar Easel sits atop a secret pull out drawer to store your note cards. Plus it folds flat if you needed to stow it away. The coordinating Pen Cup is an easy up-cycling project that is super fun to make! And when you buy the tutorial, you’ll see the super sweet and simple card that will make this the perfect gift set to give!